Education

Brookdale Ave. School Fourth Graders Visit the Statehouse

TRENTON, NJ - Fourth Grade students from Brookdale Avenue School had a chance to visit the New Jersey Statehouse in Trenton on Monday.  

During their tour the students got the chance to visit the General Assembly Chamber and speak with their Assemblyman Jay Webber.

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'Strut Your Mutt' Canine Costume Parade Announced by Essex County Executive DiVincenzo

October 18, 2017

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. invites Essex County dog owners to display their creativity and participate in Strut Your Mutt, Essex County’s Annual Canine Halloween Costume Parade and Contest. This year, two parades have been scheduled. Participation is free. The costume parades and contests will be held as follows:

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Cedar Grove Police Blotter

October 18, 2017

On October 9, 2017 at 7:47 p.m., Ptl. Joseph Johnson stopped a vehicle after a random check on his MDT revealed that the operator had a suspended driver’s license. The 38 year old male operator from Nutley was arrested processed and released with a summons to appear in municipal court.

On October 11, 2017 at 12:11 a.m., Ptl. Joseph Johnson stopped a vehicle with an obstructed windshield.

Want to Take Your Business Global? New Jersey Businesses Eligible for Grant Funding

October 11, 2017

Are you a New Jersey business owner who has already realized the potential of a global market or an entrepreneur seeking to increase sales and profit by taking your business worldwide? 

The New Jersey Business Action Center (BAC) has been awarded a $606,151 State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) grant from the U.S. Small Business Administration to help New Jersey companies gain access to ...

Candidate Statement from Verona Board of Education Member Lisa Freschi

October 18, 2017

Continued Dedication to Development & Training

Little known to the public, Board of Education members have many obligations beyond the monthly public meetings. Verona, as well as all local school boards in NJ, belongs to the New Jersey School Boards Association.  Their services range from board member training to legal information and negotiation consultations. School Board Members ...

Roxbury Cops Nab Serial Con-Man After Foot Chase in Kenvil

October 18, 2017

ROXBURY, NJ – A serial criminal, who convinced a 78-year-old Kenvil woman to give him more than $30,000 for roof repairs she didn’t get, was arrested last week by Roxbury police following a dramatic foot chase, police said.

The man, Sonny Stanley, 43, of Gutenberg, was charged with obstruction of the administration of law, resisting arrest and theft by deception, police ...

A Call for All Library Supporters to Vote "Yes" on Nov. 7

October 18, 2017

Dear Editor:

As a New Jersey resident and strong supporter of our local library, I urge all New Jersey citizens to vote “YES” on Tuesday, November 7 for the NJ Library Construction Bond Act, supporting libraries across NJ. 

Libraries are increasingly becoming the social hubs of our communities.This act  authorizes New Jersey to issue ...

Upcoming Events

Thu, October 19, 6:00 PM

Daughters of Miriam, Clifton

Alzheimer’s New Jersey® Clifton Support Group

Education Health & Wellness

Thu, October 19, 7:30 PM

Caldwell United Methodist Church, Caldwell

Public Invited to Photo Competition

Arts & Entertainment

Sat, October 21, 7:00 AM

Caldwell Community Center, Caldwell

Indoor/Outdoor Triathlon Saturday 10/21 @ 7 AM at ...

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4th Wall Theatre announces auditions for 'A Raisin In The Sun'

October 18, 2017

4th Wall Theatre, a non-union theatre company in Bloomfield, NJ, will hold open auditions for all roles for its production of A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry. The show will be directed by Gwen Ricks-Spencer and stage managed by Martha Thalheimer. The show will be presented during Black History Month, February 23, 24 and 25 at the Westminster Arts Center on the campus of Bloomfield ...

Paying tribute to 'Shakespeare in Love'

Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey pays tribute to ‘Shakespeare in Love’

By Liz Keill

MADISON, NJ – Many audiences loved the film version of “Shakespeare in Love,” which won the best picture Academy Award in 1999, with dialogue by Marc Noonan and Tom Stoppard. Adapted by Lee Hall for the stage, much of the dialogue remains. The production has a warmth and ...