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Retired Tennis Pro Wants The Sport To Make A Comeback Teaching Tennis to Newark Youth

September 16, 2019

NEWARK, NJ -- Bob Bynum grew up in Newark learning how to play tennis at Weequahic Park. 

At age 14, he played on his school team at South Side High School, now called Malcolm X Shabazz High School. He started coaching at age 16.

The retired tennis pro and Director of Tennis for The Greater Newark Tennis and Education has been coaching ever since.

Forty years later, he fights for ...

Cedar Grove Police Blotter

September 17, 2019

September 9, 2019 – September 15, 2019

On September 9, 2019 at 5:11 p.m., Ptl. Joseph Johnson stopped a vehicle displaying an expired inspection decal. It was then determined that the operator, a 24 year old female from Cedar Grove, was driving with a suspended license.  She was arrested, processed, and released with a summons to appear in municipal court. 

On September 10, ...

North Essex Chamber of Commerce Marking Milestone with 50th Anniversary Gala & Fundraiser

September 17, 2019

ESSEX COUNTY, NEW JERSEY -- The North Essex Chamber of Commerce (NECC) is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a Gala & Fundraiser to be held on September 26 at The Manor in West Orange, NJ. The NECC is the official chamber of commerce for nine towns in Essex County, NJ: Montclair, Fairfield, West Caldwell, Caldwell, North Caldwell, Roseland, Verona, Cedar Grove and Essex Fells. 

The ...

HomeGrown NJ Highlights Asbury Park’s Progressive & LGTBQ-Friendly Spirit

ASBURY PARK, NJ -- Besides sand, surf and Springsteen, Asbury Park has been known in recent years as a hub for the New Jersey LGBTQ community. HomeGrown Host Stephanie Willoughby spoke with Comedian & Activist Jess Alaimo about the LGBTQ-friendly atmosphere of Asbury Park. Alaimo grew up in Asbury Park, where she still lives, and has family roots here. She founded the Asbury Park Young ...

New Jersey Date Night: Autumn Apple Picking

September 14, 2019

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

When you date someone not from New Jersey they might ask why we’re known as the Garden State. Typically the answer can be found with one visit to a local farmer’s market, but if doubt persists all you have to do is take them to a New Jersey orchard. 

A beautiful fall afternoon becomes ...

Two Apple Cider Cocktails Perfect for Fall Sipping

It’s apple season in New Jersey, and with it comes fresh apple cider.

We asked Grain & Cane Bar & Table in Berkeley Heights to share a couple of their favorite apple cider cocktail recipes. These are perfect for sipping as we slide past the dog days of summer and into the fall.

Cider Old Fashioned

“This one is our new featured ...

Tuscan-Style Café May Have Just Served NJ’s Largest Schiacciata Sandwich

What’s the best food for a first birthday party? It was an enormous flatbread sandwich filled with mozzarella and imported prosciutto at a Tuscan-style café and bakery in New Jersey Sunday.

More than 500 people* partook of the schiacciata sandwich at Farinolio in Westfield to celebrate the business’s first anniversary, possibly breaking records for the largest ...

NJ State Senator Tony Bucco Has Passed Away

September 17, 2019

BOONTON, NJ - Morris County is mourning the loss of longtime Senator Tony Bucco, who passed away today after he had a massive heart attack.  Here is the statement released from the family spokesperson:

Michael DuHaime, spokesman for the Bucco family, released the following statement this evening: 

“It is with great sadness I share that Senator Tony Bucco suffered a major ...

Upcoming Events

Sat, September 21, 9:00 AM

Verona

PAWS Animal Shelter Yard Sale

Giving Back

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Tue, September 24, 7:30 PM

North End School Media Center, Cedar Grove

Cedar Grove Board of Education Meeting

Education

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Thu, September 26, 11:30 AM

Mayfair Farms, West Orange

Komen North Jersey Pink Champagne Lunch & Fashion ...

Giving Back Health & Wellness

The Big 5 for OVER 50's: Preventive Care You Can Start Yourself

September 17, 2019

Dr. Grishma Bambhroliya (pronounced: Bom-BROLE-yah) is Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Group’s newest Primary Care Physician. Her passion for preventive medicine empowers patients to listen to their bodies and take charge of their total health. For those over the age of 50, she says, total health requires extra vigilance, and here she offers her top five tips for those ...