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Authorities Search for Suspect Who Threw Kitten From Moving Vehicle

June 27, 2022

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair Township Animal Shelter officials are seeking the public's help in locating the individual who ejected a kitten from a car window on Friday, they announced.

According to published reports, Montclair animal control officers say that an unidentified person who threw the kitten out the passenger window of a moving car on Glenridge Avenue sometime around 12:15PM ...

New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police Considering 16 Nominees for 2022 ‘Valor Award’

NEW JERSEY — Police chiefs from eight communities have nominated 14 sworn officers and two civilians as potential recipients for this year’s prestigious Valor Award from the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police.

“Each of this year’s nominees demonstrated exceptional service to their communities,” said NJSACOP President John Zebrowski. “Some ...

At Newark Public Safety Panel, City Leaders Highlight Investment In Community

NEWARK, NJ — Newark’s trauma-informed approach to reducing violence in the city rather than relying on crime rate data as an indicator of public safety has in many ways shifted the narrative around policing. The approach is one that local leaders say begins with treating violence as a public health issue.

For Newark Mayor Ras Baraka, trauma is something he openly admitted ...

2 Newark Teens Dead in Shooting Incident

NEWARK, NJ – Two male teens from Newark died after they succumbed to wounds during a shooting incident, authorities announced.

Saeed Jan and Angel Vargas, both age 18 of Newark, were pronounced dead May 19 at University Hospital where they were transported following a shooting that occurred on Mt. Prospect Avenue, according to Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore Stephens ...

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What the Supreme Court’s Dobbs Ruling Means for Our Communities and Our Work

The news that the Supreme Court issued its opinion in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, overturning Roe v. Wade, and removing a half century of constitutional protection allowing women to obtain an abortion, did not come as a surprise. After all, some states had already imposed significant restrictions. And yet, it was still a shock.

What we do know is this: the ...

Garden Savings FCU Partners with Local Radio Station to Support Habitat for Humanity

July 4, 2022

Garden Savings Federal Credit Union, headquartered in Parsippany, New Jersey with branches in Newark, Dover and South Orange, is helping to build homes for local communities in the surrounding areas. The credit union has partnered with WDHA FM (105.5 FM) to help support Habitat for Humanity and build homes for people in need.  “We love supporting Habitat for Humanity and the great work ...

OPINION: Community Should Have Been Consulted on Renaming of Washington Park

June 21, 2022

I was appointed to the Newark Landmarks and HIstoric Preservation Commission by Mayor Sharp James and served for more than a decade. I always believed in following the law and proper procedures. I am dismayed and disappointed that the current administration would choose to bypass and ignore the the city's own commission. If not required by law, I certainly think it would have been an act of ...