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

September 17, 2018

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 ...

Cedar Grove Police Blotter

September 13, 2018

September 3, 2018 – September 9, 2018

On September 5, 2018 at 11:04 p.m., Ptl. Joseph Ligas stopped a vehicle after a random license plate check on his mobile data terminal revealed that the operators driving privileges were suspended. A further investigation also revealed that he was wanted by the Essex County Sheriff’s Department.  The driver, a 43 year old male from Verona, ...

Parkway’s Exact Change Lanes to Disappear from Major Toll Plazas Before End of Year

September 18, 2018

BARNEGAT, NJ — Exact change lanes on the Garden State Parkway’s major toll plazas are soon to be a memory. But they will remain at all but one of the toll road’s 23 entrance and exit ramps.

The automatic coin machines at all 11 “mainland barrier” plazas, including Asbury Park in Monmouth County and Toms River and Barnegat in Ocean County, will be removed and ...

In Support of Mikie Sherrill for Congress

September 4, 2018

Good afternoon,

Since the Sandy Hook school shooting, more than 400 people have been shot in over 200 school shootings - reported in the New York Times last February. In 2018 alone, there were at least ten school shootings. For these reasons, parents, aunts, uncles, sisters, brothers and grandparents feel fear as summer ends and we send our children back to school.  

NJ ...

Susan G. Komen North Jersey to Present Free Women’s Wellness Expo in Wayne, NJ

September 16, 2018

Susan G. Komen North Jersey to Present Free Women’s Wellness Expo in Wayne, NJ in Partnership with the Passaic County Department of Health & Board of Chosen Freeholders

All are welcome at this “women-focused” event with activities for the whole family!

The mission of October’s perennial National Breast Cancer Awareness Month has ...

'Age of Innocence' captures Wharton's 1870s New York

‘Age of Innocence’ captures Wharton’s 1870’s New York

By LIZ KEILL

PRINCETON, NJ – Leave it to author Edith Wharton to decode the lives of staid, wealthy New Yorkers as she does so hauntingly in her Pulitzer Prize winning novel, “The Age of Innocence.”

Douglas McGrath adapted the novel for a stirring, 95-minute production at the McCarter Theatre ...

'Brick City' takes on high school angst

‘Brick City’ takes journey through high school angst

By LIZ KEILL

UNION, NJ – Premiere Stages at Kean University presents a new play by Nicole Pandolfo. “Brick City” is an exploration of two seniors in high school and their search for meaningful lives, while their teacher/mentor, Veronica, is also turning her life around.

There are a number of loose ends in ...