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Livingston Township Moves Ahead with Plans for Drive-In Movie Night

June 5, 2020

Editor's Update (Thursday at 10 p.m.): The SYLS has since announced that the movie being shown will be "Toy Story 4," and the event will be limited to 125 cars. 

LIVINGSTON, NJ — After hearing about successful drive-in movie nights being held in other towns, a group of Livingston residents and officials worked together to organize a similar event for Livingston ...

Protests in Glen Ridge Draws Crowd Calling for Justice in George Floyd Killing

MONTCLAIR, NJ - More than 100 people gathered in Glen Ridge Sunday to peacefully protest the killing of George Floyd, a black man who died after a white police officer in Minneapolis kept his knee on Floyd's neck for nearly nine minutes.

Speakers took the podium to express frustration and call for unity.

For nearly 45 minutes, the group assembled, with some Montclair ...

Protests in Glen Ridge Draws Crowd Calling for Justice in George Floyd Killing

MONTCLAIR, NJ - More than 100 people gathered in Glen Ridge Sunday to peacefully protest the killing of George Floyd, a black man who died after a white police officer in Minneapolis kept his knee on Floyd's neck for nearly nine minutes.

Speakers took the podium to express frustration and call for unity.

For nearly 45 minutes, the group assembled, with some Montclair ...

Essex County Emergency Food Distribution to be Held May 28

MONTCLAIR, NJ — An Essex County Emergency Food Distribution Event will be held on Thursday, May 28 at the Charles H. Bullock School in Montclair to help families negatively impacted by coronavirus. The 1,000 boxes of food that will be distributed are meant to benefit families who have been forced out of work and are not able to afford food. 

The event will be held as follows, ...

Verona Council Considers Medical Marijuana Dispensary Proposal

VERONA, NJ — The Verona Township Council opened the floor for community input during a recent meeting to gauge public opinion on a current proposal to open a medical marijuana dispensary at 30 Pompton Avenue. 

The proposal comes from Green Thumb Industries (GTI), a company working to expand legal ways to access cannabis products, which provided a preliminary ...

Paddle Boats to Reopen at South Mountain Recreation Complex

WEST ORANGE, NJ – Paddle boating at the Essex County South Mountain Recreation Complex will reopen on Friday with new procedures for sanitation and social distancing.  

“With the weather getting warmer and people looking for things to do outside, we are pleased to be able to reopen paddle boating for the Memorial Day weekend,” Essex County Executive ...

Two New COVID-19 Cases in West Essex Area Thursday; NJ Beaches to Reopen

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ -- Six municipalities in western Essex County saw a total of two additional COVID-19 cases on Thursday.

Caldwell, which has 102 cases, and Roseland, which has 81 cases, each had one new coronavirus case reported on Thursday by Essex County. There remain 18 cases in Essex Fells, 127 cases in Fairfield, 39 cases in North Caldwell and 195 cases in West Caldwell.

In Essex ...

No New Coronavirus Cases in West Essex Tuesday; NJ Numbers Decline

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ -- Six municipalities in western Essex County saw no additional COVID-19 since Monday.

There are 195 coronavirus cases in West Caldwell, 104 in Caldwell, 18 in Essex Fells, 125 in Fairfield, 39 in North Caldwell and 78 in Roseland.

In Essex County, there were a total of 15,826 coronavirus cases as of Tuesday morning, an increase of 98 since Monday. There have been 1,448 ...

West Essex Communities Net One New COVID-190 Case Since Sunday

WEST ESSEX AREA, NJ -- Six municipalities in western Essex County saw the collective total of new COVID-19 cases rise by just one since Sunday.

There are 197 coronavirus cases in West Caldwell, one more than on Sunday. Caldwell (104), Essex Fells (18), Fairfield (125), North Caldwell (39) and Roseland (76) all had totals unchanged overnight.

In Essex County, there were a total of 15,727 ...

Six New COVID-19 Cases in Roseland Friday

ROSELAND, NJ -- There were six new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Roseland on Friday, according to data released by Essex County.

There are 77 coronavirus cases in Roseland, which has had 13 deaths attributed to the virus since the start of the pandemic in March.

There were four new COVID-19 cases in West Caldwell, which now has 195 cases. Fairfield had one additional case, bringing its ...

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Livingston Township Moves Ahead with Plans for Drive-In Movie Night

June 5, 2020

Editor's Update (Thursday at 10 p.m.): The SYLS has since announced that the movie being shown will be "Toy Story 4," and the event will be limited to 125 cars. 

LIVINGSTON, NJ — After hearing about successful drive-in movie nights being held in other towns, a group of Livingston residents and officials worked together to organize a similar event for Livingston ...

Essex County Executive DiVincenzo Announces Cancellation of Summer Concerts and Fireworks

June 1, 2020

Essex County, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced on Monday, June 1st that the 2020 Essex County Summer Music Concert Series and Fireworks displays have been canceled because of the Coronavirus.

“Our Summer Concert Series and Fireworks Spectaculars are much anticipated events that attract spectators from throughout Essex County and beyond. They ...

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Murphy Says Restaurant, Retail Workers Will Be Required To Undergo Daily Temperature Checks

June 5, 2020

Gov. Phil Murphy outlined a series of guidelines Thursday for tens of thousands of bars and restaurants across the state to follow when they begin to welcome back diners at 6 a.m. on June 15.

When your favorite steakhouse or burger joint opens for outdoor dining next week, limited seating, spread out tables and hand sanitizing stations – not to mention the house specialty – will be ...