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Annual Bicycle Tour to Roll Through Newark This Sunday

September 20, 2018

NEWARK, NJ - Cyclists will take a tour through Branch Brook and Weequahic parks, the Ironbound community and the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart this Sunday. 

Brick City Bike Collective, a cyclists advocacy group, will host the 16-mile ride, including a shorter loop through the Ironbound for families. An optional 11-mile route will head towards Weequahic Park and back for ...

Mystery Developer Gets OK to Turn Historic Griffith Building Into Apartments

NEWARK, NJ - A mystery developer received approval from the city planning board to turn the historic Griffith building on Broad Street into modern apartments and ground floor retail space.

The building at 605-607 Broad St. was built in 1927 by the Griffith Piano Company and was used as a showroom, office tower and recital hall. Now, the building is slated for 60 studio apartments, 27 ...

Football: Montclair Travels to Massillon to Play Washington (Oh.) in One of Country’s Top Games

MASSILLON, Oh. — Montclair High School has established itself as one of the best football teams in New Jersey over the past few decades, with a rich legacy and tradition unlike any other program in the Garden State. 

This weekend, it will lock horns with another team carrying all those same attributes, except on a national level. 

In a move that few public school teams make, ...

Future of Essex County College's Police Academy Uncertain, Director Says

NEWARK, NJ - The director of Essex County College's (ECC) police academy announced today that he was placed on administrative leave, possibly signaling a sale of the training grounds.

“After serving as the Academy Director for the past 14 years, I have been placed on ‘administrative leave’ until the end of 2018,”  ECC Public Safety Academy Director ...

Help Raise Traffic Safety Awareness at West Orange STOP for Nikhil Run/Walk

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Nikhil Badlani Foundation’s eighth annual USATF-certified STOP for Nikhil 5K Run/3K Walk is fast approaching. The event, to be held on Sunday at West Orange High School, promotes traffic safety awareness while remembering those who have died or have been seriously injured in motor vehicle accidents.

The event, which was established in 2011 to honor the ...

Seton Hall Student Who Died on Tuesday Identified as Julian M. Mislavsky of Morristown

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - The Seton Hall University student who died from injuries sustained when he fell off of the campus' parking deck on Tuesday afternoon has been identified as Julian M. Mislavsky in a letter to the Seton Hall community from Interim President Mary J. Meehan.

Mislavsky was a senior at Seton Hall and was from Morristown, stated Meehan. 

"We will have a ...

Montclair HS Closed for Second Day Due to Collapsed Staircase

MONTCLAIR, NJ -  Montclair High School will be closed for a second day due to a stairwell collapse, school officials announces on Tuesday. 

On Wednesday, September 12, Montclair High School will be closed due to safety concerns. School district officials are proposing that there may be a two hour delay on Thursday, as well. However, determinations have not yet been made regarding ...

Seton Hall Student Dies After Fall From Parking Deck, University Says

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - A Seton Hall University student has died after falling from the campus' parking deck on Tuesday, according to a letter to the school community from the University's Interim President, Mary J. Meehan.

South Orange Police Officers responded to a 9-1-1 call at about 12:15 p.m., that an individual had fallen from the roof of the parking deck located on the campus of ...

Montclair High School Closes on Sept. 11, After Stairs Collapse

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair High School officials were forced to close down one set of stairs after part of the staircase collapsed on Friday. As a precautionary measure, school district officials opted to close school for Tuesday to check the structural soundness of the remaining staircases in the school. On Monday, school was closed due to the holiday.

There were no reported injuries and ...

Bloomfield Township to Host September 11th Remembrance Ceremony Tuesday Evening

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- The Township of Bloomfield will host a September 11th Remembrance Ceremony at the Town Green September 11 from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m..

The event will feature musical performances by a brass quintet comprised of members of the Bloomfield Civic Band and a Memorial Wreath Dedication by the Bloomfield Police and Fire Departments and Emergency Medical Services. Reverend Joel Daniel ...


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