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Caldwell Protest March Deemed A Successful and Safe Event

June 5, 2020

CALDWELL, NJ — As the global reaction to the murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin continues to mount, many protests have been peaceful while others have succumbed to violence and vandalism.

However, the citizens of Caldwell organized a peaceful and respectful protest this past Tuesday that was organized by students and recent graduates from James Caldwell ...

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 ...

Pompton Plains Man Admits to 2017 Bomb Threat at Livingston Temple

NEWARK, NJ – A 38-year-old man from Pompton Plains in Morris County has admitted to maliciously calling in a bomb threat to a religious institution in Livingston in 2017, according to U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito.

James Triano pleaded guilty via videoconference before U.S. District Judge Kevin McNulty on Tuesday to an indictment charging him with maliciously conveying false information ...

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 ...

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 ...

West Orange Has 12 New COVID-19 Cases Wednesday as NJ Rate of New Cases Continues to Ease

WEST ORANGE, NJ -- The number of additional COVID-19 cases in the township increased by 12 on Wednesday, according to data provided by the township and by Essex County.

There are 733 current active cases of the coronavirus in West Orange, according to Mayor Robert Parisi. Tuesday was the seventh consecutive day that the number of new cases in the township was 12 or fewer.

There have been ...

Dates Set for Continued Coronavirus Screenings in Weequahic Park during May

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Testing for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) will continue in Essex County's Weequahic Park throughout the month of May.

The additional dates for May are Monday, May 18 (no testing on Memorial Day, May 25); Wednesdays, May 20 and 27; and Fridays, May 15, 22 and 29. Screenings are for Essex County residents and are by appointment ...

Glen Ridge Mourns Loss of Police Officer Roberts to COVID-19; Was a Livingston Native

GLEN RIDGE, NJ -- Glen Ridge Police Officer Charles “Rob” Roberts died Monday from complications of COVID-19, police officials announced.

According to a release by the township, Officer Roberts is the first line of duty death within the history of the Glen Ridge Police Department, which was established in 1895.

Roberts, 45, passed away at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City. He ...

West Orange Officials Break Down Coronavirus Statistics, Alert Residents to Scams

WEST ORANGE, NJ — For the fifth consecutive day, West Orange its saw an increase of less than 11 COVID-19 cases within the township, which now has 741 active cases and 141 deaths attributed to the coronavirus as of Monday morning, according to Mayor Robert Parisi.

Parisi noted that deaths are considered “active cases” until the investigation is complete.

According to the ...

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West Orange State Wrestling Champion Sandra Guerrero Continues to Make History

May 12, 2020

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School (WOHS) athlete Sandra Guerrero not only made school history in March by becoming the first state Mountaineer wrestling champion, but she has also recently made regional wrestling history as the first female to commit to New Jersey City University (NJCU).

NJCU, which is one of the few universities in the country to feature a ...

Caldwell Protest March Deemed A Successful and Safe Event

June 5, 2020

CALDWELL, NJ — As the global reaction to the murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin continues to mount, many protests have been peaceful while others have succumbed to violence and vandalism.

However, the citizens of Caldwell organized a peaceful and respectful protest this past Tuesday that was organized by students and recent graduates from James Caldwell ...

Celebrate National Doughnut Day on June 5 With Your Children

We can all use a little sweetness right now and celebrating National Doughnut Day on June 5th, may offer just that. As businesses begin to open, there are many places to purchase donuts to share with your families. Or, you can make some donuts from scratch and/or decorate donuts with your children as a way of celebrating.

Below are some suggestions for celebrating National Doughnut Day, ...

Pick Up Dinner This Week From Paper Mill's Carriage House

June 1, 2020

MILLBURN, NJ — The FM Kirby Carriage House Restaurant at Paper Mill Playhouse offers carryout dining Wednesdays through Sundays.

This week's dinners are a choice of:








Monkfish with Shrimp Etouffee
 Fresh Monkfish with a classic Creole red sauce, flavorful but not spicy. Served with Red Rice and Roasted ...

Morristown, Overlook Chief Nursing Officers Named ‘CNOs to Know’ by Becker’s Healthcare

SUMMIT & MORRISTOWN, NJ – JUNE 2020 – The chief nursing officers of two Atlantic Health System hospitals were named to the 2020 list of “50 Hospital and Health System CNOs to Know,” by Becker’s Healthcare, one of the nation’s leading news sources covering the health care field.

Carol Jones, RN and chief nursing officer at Morristown Medical Center, ...

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 ...

Rules of Engagement

The unofficial start to summer has begun and people are emerging gingerly from their Covid-free lairs like bears from hibernation. And after months living in quarantine without pants or haircuts, the question on all of our minds as we contemplate going out in public is, how is this supposed to work?

Here are some useful etiquette tips to help you open up this summer.

There seems to be so ...