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Former Vermont Governor Touts Would-be New Jersey Governor in Newark Church

May 26, 2017

NEWARK, NJ - The Rev. Ronald L. Slaughter stood before 100 people at his regular weekly noontime service at St. James AME in Newark, providing a message that was both spiritual and political. 

"Politicians come and go, but God will keep you from falling," said Slaughter, with cries of "Amen" resounding from the pews. "You need to make a choice to affirm who you ...

'Mac' Crosses Florida Border, Rides Past $6000 Fundraising Milepost

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Mac-Adley Hyppolite Jr. just rode over the Florida border this week and cruised right past the $6000 milepost on his bike trip to raise funds for Children's Hospital. Mac started his journey from Bloomfield to Orlando Florida earlier this month leaving Watsessing Park on May 1. 

At the kick-off of the bike tour, Mac went out of his way to thank "every one of ...

Seton Hall Prep Dedicates Tevlin Memorial Field and Zimmermann Scoreboard

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The family, friends, teachers and teammates of Brendan Tevlin (Class of 2013) and Billy Zimmerman (Class of 2011) gathered at the Seton Hall Preparatory School’s (SHP) Kelly Athletic Complex on Saturday as the high school officially dedicated the Brendan Patrick Tevlin ’13 Memorial Field and Billy Zimmermann ’11 Scoreboard.

The ceremony marked a ...

Downtown Newark Living Tour Draws Interest to City's Future

NEWARK, NJ - Kenyon Taylor, a New York City subway conductor from the Bronx, came to downtown Newark on Saturday afternoon as part of a quest to see if he wants to move to New Jersey's largest city. 

"You have to come visit, you have to do the footwork," said Taylor, 40, sitting next to his girlfriend on a bus tour of various sites in the city's downtown, designed to ...

Nutley EMS Coordinator Michael J Rossi Jr Succumbs in Line of Duty

NUTLEY, NJ - Nutley EMS Coordinator Michael J. Rossi Jr. died in the line of duty Friday May 19.

Rossi, 51, was found unresponsive in his office at the Nutley Volunteer Emergency and Rescue Squad by members of the squad. His colleagues were not able to revive him. Rossi was pronounced dead at Clara Maass Medical Center in Belleville NJ. 

He was the E.M.S. Coordinator for the ...

Livingston to Welcome “Cirque Italia” Traveling Water Circus in June

LIVINGSTON, NJ – Technology and performing arts will combine to create a “one-of-a-kind show” in the Livingston Mall parking lot from June 1 to June 4 when “Cirque Italia,” the first traveling water circus, visits the township.

When Manuel Rebecchi, president and owner of Cirque Italia, and COO Chanté DeMoustes visited the Livingston Township Council ...

Fleet Week 2017: Marines Land at Millburn High School

MILLBURN, NJ  – Marines participating in Fleet Week New York 2017 will fly in and land four Marine Corps aircraft at Millburn High School in Millburn on May 25. 

The aircrafts are scheduled to land at 10 a.m. The Marines will then disembark the aircraft. Once the aircraft is shut down the Marines will set up for a static display. Marines will then embark the aircraft and ...

Murphy, in Newark, Promotes Environmental Agenda, Defends Against Fracking Support Accusations

NEWARK, NJ - Democratic gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy came to Newark to underscore his clean energy policy agenda and to try to even the score against critics who have challenged his environmental record.

Speaking at an entrance to Weequahic Park in the city's South Ward on Monday, Murphy laid out a policy plan that he maintains will prove that "economic growth, environmental ...

Modernization of Essex County Codey Arena in West Orange is Underway

WEST ORANGE, NJ — A $2.8-million project to modernize Rink 1 in Essex County Codey Arena in West Orange is officially underway and is the first major renovation to the rink since the facility opened in 1958.

A new refrigeration system will enable the arena to operate more efficiently and will provide a better ice skating surface, according to Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo, ...

Charter Schools Moratorium Sparks Sparring at Democratic Gubernatorial Primary Debate

NEWARK, NJ - The question of whether there should be a moratorium on charter schools sparked heated discussion among the four major New Jersey Democratic gubernatorial primary candidates gathered at a television debate in the studio of NJTV in downtown Newark on Thursday night, putting a direct spotlight on a critical educational issue in the state's largest city. 

While the ...

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