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West Orange Athletics Spotlight: Natalie Nevins Shines on Girls Soccer Team

October 3, 2019

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Two weeks ago, Natalie Nevins accomplished a rarity for the West Orange High School girls soccer program: she scored her 50th career goal and also achieved her 50th career assist. As the Mountaineers' girls soccer program has grown over the last several years from a struggling entity to a statewide contender, Nevins' career has corresponded with that ...

One FREE Pumpkin Launch with Purchase At Fairfield Farms

September 23, 2019

FAIRFIELD, NJ - Fall is one of the best times to visit Fairfield Farms and we are now offering one FREE Pumpkin launch, one of our newest attractions, with purchase of one children's admission. 

Fairfield Farms, located at 177 Big Piece Road Fairfield, NJ 07004, has a reputation for being a wonderful place to visit in the Fall. We provide a fun Fall farm experience ...

Comfort Project 360 Announces 'Reason to Rock' Honorees; Event Set for Nov. 14

LIVINGSTON, NJ -- Established in 2014, Comfort Project 360 (CP360) complements the outstanding care provided at The Cancer Center at Saint Barnabas Medical Center by creating supportive and healing environments in which patients and their loved ones are treated.

“Community is the lifeline of Comfort Project 360,” says Suzanne Unger, co-founder, CP360. “Our community is ...

Essex County News: Service Resumes at Millburn Station After Trespasser Fatality

October 11, 2019

MILLBURN, NJ — Service resumed with heavy delays on the Morris and Essex Line Friday afternoon after a trespasser was struck and killed by a train near the Millburn train station earlier Friday morning.

According to NJ Transit Spokesperson Lisa Torbic, the incident occurred at apprximately 6:45 a.m. with an eastbound Morris and Essex Line train (number 6610) out of Dover. The victim ...

Things to Do with Kids from October 9-15, 2019

There are tons of activities happening this week into next. You and your children can attend the Fall Festival at the OSPAC, the West Orange Fire Department Open House, do some Pumpkin Decorating at the Livingston Library, enjoy a Williams Sonoma Jr. Chef: Halloween Cookie Party and so much more. Adults may want to meet Hoda Kotb at Indigo. There are also some Oct. 9 holiday camps listed below.

Bad to the Dad Interviews Dan Cobb

On this week's edition of Bad to the Dad, Adam D makes the most of his business trip in Cleveland to interview colleague Dan Cobb. Dan chats about being the son of a detective in one of the country's toughest districts, and shares his experiences raising an adopted daughter and two teenage sons. 

"My dad would play this game with me when we'd go to restaurants. He'd ...

Monica Lewinsky to Speak at NCJW/Essex 2019 Opening Event

October 14, 2019

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The National Council of Jewish Women, Essex County Section (NCJW/Essex) announced that its 2019 Opening Event on Tuesday evening, Oct. 29, 2019 will feature Monica Lewinsky.

Social activist, global public speaker, and a contributing editor toVanity Fair, Lewinsky advocates for a safer social media environment and addresses such topics as digital resilience, ...

Union County, Overlook Medical Center to host Women's Health Fair in Union

Atlantic Health System's Overlook Medical Center has partnered with the Union County Office on Women for a Women’s Health Fair on Oct 23 near Kean University in Union. The event will include health screenings and an educational fair from 8:00am to 11:00am, with a panel discussion by seven prominent women physicians who will discuss a variety of women's health topics from 9:00am ...

Facing The Truth: Local Survivor of Childhood Sexual Abuse Tells His Story

October 10, 2019

Dear Editor:

On March 27, 2019, I went public with my story of childhood sexual abuse at the hands of Kevin Gugliotta, a man who subsequently became a Catholic priest and was assigned to several parishes with his longest assignment at Saint Bartholomew’s in Scotch Plain. Since then I have shared my story via online, print, radio, and social media.

This has included a Letter to the ...

Man Accused of Bringing Gun, Ammo to School in Westfield Rejects Plea Deal

October 11, 2019

ELIZABETH, NJ — The Delaware man accused of bringing a handgun and hollow point bullets to an elementary school in Westfield rejected the offer of a plea deal Thursday.

Handcuffed and standing in a tan jumpsuit at Superior Court in Elizabeth, Thomas J. Wilkie, 46, listened to the prosecution outline its case against him following his June arrest in the parking lot of Tamaques Elementary ...

When Your Number's Up

I have never been waterboarded, but I can’t imagine it can be much worse than going to the DMV.

This is what I was thinking as I was standing in line on the sidewalk at 11:00 in the morning.

There was a line outside the DMV because there was no room inside the DMV. The inside was filled with disgruntled motorists sitting in chairs holding tickets with numbers on them. Numbers like D5 ...