Melody Federico Takes the Helm at HOMECorp

March 23, 2018

Montclair, NJ – The HOMECorp Board of Trustees is excited to announce that they have hired Melody Federico of Wayne as their next Executive Director starting April 2, 2018.

Federico was most recently the Chief Real Estate Officer at NewBridge Services in Pequannock, where she led the social service agency’s real estate arm – developing and operating affordable housing for ...

United States Post Office Mailboxes Burglarized in West Essex Towns

FAIRFIELD, NJ — Local police departments are actively investigating burglaries and thefts involving United States Post Office mailboxes in Fairfield, Caldwell, West Caldwell, Livingston, Pine Brook and Orange.

According to the Fairfield Police Department, the Fairfield incident occurred sometime between March 15 at 5 p.m. and March 16 at 5 p.m. In this most recent incident, two mailboxes ...

Student-Led March for Our Lives to Take Place in Montclair, Mar. 24

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair and surrounding-area students are planning to participate in a movement called 'March for Our Lives' taking place on Saturday, March 24. Part of a nationwide movement to pass common-sense gun legislation in America, the students plan on gathering in several places across the state of New Jersey, including Montclair, Maplewood, Paterson, Union and ...

Man Dies from South Orange House Fire on Sunday

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - A man has died from a house fire on Warwick Avenue in South Orange on Sunday afternoon, stated Thomas Fennelly, Essex County Chief Assistant Prosecutor.

The fire, which began about 2 p.m. was contained by about 5 p.m., and required mutual aid from fire departments in neighboring towns, according to firefighters at the scene.

Six-Year-Old Discovered Sleeping Unattended on West Orange School Bus

WEST ORANGE, NJ — When a bus driver employed by the Hunterdon County Educational Service Commission, which performs certain bus runs for the West Orange School District, failed to perform the mandatory inspection of his bus after dropping students off at Redwood Elementary School and returning to the bus depot on Friday morning, the district confirmed that a 6-year-old student had ...

Hundreds of Montclair Students Walk Out in Protest of Gun Violence

MONTCLAIR, NJ - All across the country, there were 17-minute protests, where students exited their classes at 10 a.m. in honor of the children recently shot in a Florida School. This was also in an effort to bring awareness about gun violence, and perhaps put some pressure on Congress to approve gun control legislation.

A recent school massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in ...

Bed Bugs Suspected at Verona High School

VERONA, NJ - Verona High School sent an email to parents Wednesday about a suspected case of bed bugs in the school.

According to the letter, the maintenance staff will begin disinfecting all classrooms Wednesday afternoon.  The letter also provided parents with information on the symptoms of bed bug bites.

" ...bed bugs are small, flat, oval shaped insects who feed on blood ...

Newark high school students take part in nationwide walkout, calling for gun violence change

High school students all across Newark walked out of their schools and into the streets as part of a national protest against gun violence, calling on politicians, parents, and the general population to push for real change in the wake of the Parkland shootings.

"Thoughts and prayers and not enough," chanted the entire 2,000-strong school population of students, teachers and ...

Bloomfield High students join thousands of others across the country for the National School Walk Out

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -  Bloomfield High School students joined thousands of other students across the state and around the country by walking out of classes as a part of the National School Walk Out. 

The student walk out at Bloomfield High School began at 9:45 a.m. Broad Street was blocked with numerous police vehicles and dump trucks from the Bloomfield Department of Public ...

Bengals Against Guns, Readers Submit Photos of March 14 National Walk Out in Bloomfield

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Bloomfield High School students joined their fellow students around the country today by walking out of classes on the one month anniversary of the shooting in Parkland Florida. 

At 10 a.m., students left their classes and walked out of school to both remember the 17 students and faculty killed at Parkland and demand that the US Congress enact stricter gun legislation to ...

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