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Essex County Freeholders Pass Legislation to Support Minority-Owned, Women-Owned and Veteran-Owned Businesses

July 22, 2017

NEWARK, NJ – New legislation has been enacted by the Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders designed to increase economic opportunity for women-owned, minority-owned, and veteran-owned businesses, county officials announced.

During the Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders on Wednesday, the board unanimously passed an ordinance that they hope will redefine ...

22-Year-Old Montclair Man Charged Following Road Rage Incident Involving Dog

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Charges have been filed against a 22-year-old Montclair man by the New Jersey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (NJSPCA) Humane Police on Tuesday after a video surfaced of the man tossing a dog during a road rage incident.

Humane Police filed animal cruelty charges against Marc Dione, of Upper Montclair, authorities announced.  He was charged with two ...

The Dog Lives, Suspect Not Yet Charged in Bloomfield Avenue Road Rage Incident

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Caught on camera, a little dog was thrown nearly 10 feet away from his owner's vehicle after an altercation between two drivers on Sunday. 

A video (below) surfaced online showing two male drivers fighting in the street on Bloomfield Avenue. One man, driving a white or silver Toyota minivan, the other a red Honda. Things escalated quickly when the driver of the ...

Turtle Back Zoo-vies to show 'The Adventures of Milo and Otis' Wednesday, July 19

WEST ORANGE, NJ - Turtle Back Zoo's annual "Zoo-vies" continue this Wednesday, July 19, with "The Adventures of Milo and Otis"

On Wednesdays and Thursdays during the months of July and August, Turtle Back will have Family Nights with extended evening hours to 8:30 p.m., with the last admission to the Zoo at 8 p.m. 

On Wednesday evenings ...

Dee Dee Bridgewater to Headline Montclair Jazz Festival, August 12

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Dee Dee Bridgewater and her Memphis Soul Band will headline the 8th Annual Montclair Jazz Festival on Saturday, August 12th at Nishuane Park. 

Other headliners include A Christian McBride Situation; and the Cyrus Chestnut Trio during nine-hours of inspiring emerging musicians and world-class jazz music.

Events of the day ...

Jersey Fresh Farmers Markets are Right Here in Essex County

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ - You don't have to drive far to discover all the Jersey Fresh goodness of the Garden State

Many of the state's best farmers market are right here in Essex County, offering produce from farms across the Garden State.

Nutley Farmers Market

Municipal Lot No. 1, at the corner of Franklin Ave. & William St., Nutley, NJ 07110

June 18th - Oct. 29th, ...

Livingston Area Chamber of Commerce Introduces New Networking Opportunities

LIVINGSTON, NJ — To supplement its regular monthly resource breakfast for the benefit of members and potential new members, the Livingston Area Chamber of Commerce (LACC) introduced additional events this year that proved successful during the month of June.

For those who are unable to attend the monthly LACC resource breakfast, the LACC now provides afternoon and evening networking ...

Montclair Firefighters Acted on Instinct and Discovered Burning Church Building

MONTCLAIR, NJ - How did a fire begin that almost torched Bright Hope Baptist Church? Montclair Fire Officials are investigating what caused the dumpster fire that torched part of the outside of the church on Monday morning. 

No call came in to report a fire that started sometime before 11 a.m. Montclair Firefighters acted on instinct and decided to take a drive past, 6 Mission St. after ...

Turtle Back Zoo-vies to show Disney's Tarzan on Wednesday, July 12

WEST ORANGE, NJ - Turtle Back Zoo's annual "Zoo-vies" continue this Wednesday, July 12, with Disney's Tarzan. 

On Wednesdays and Thursdays during the months of July and August, Turtle Back Zoo has Family Nights with extended evening hours to 8:30 p.m., with the last admission to the zoo at 8 p.m. 

On Wednesday evenings during July and ...

Registration Open for S.O.F.I.A: Superhero Summer Club at Brookdale Park in Montclair

MONTCLAIR, NJ - The Superhero Summer Club will bring children in the community together with fun, team building, superhero themed activities. The activities, facilitated by the Superhero Summer Club Volunteer Team, will promote positive interactions with peers, healthy self-esteem, and social skills. Every child is a superhero.

This event is free and open to the public ...

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