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West Caldwell Police: Former Home of Supreme Court Justice Alito Target of Harassment

June 27, 2022

WEST CALDWELL, NJ -- Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito's one-time residence in West Caldwell has been targeted for harassment, according to West Caldwell police.

In a statement released by the West Caldwell Police Department Sunday night, authorities have responded to multiple calls at a residence formerly owned by Alito.

"Erroneous information was circulating on ...

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Can Lame Ducks Still Fly?

TRENTON, NJ — Things have never looked better for the Democrats who rule Trenton these days. Flush with federal cash. Democratic majorities in the Assembly and Senate. A Governor re-elected as a Democrat last November for the first time in four decades. 

It’s a real bubbly bonhomie in the state’s capital as they tie up the last loose strings of the state’s $50 ...

June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month

Alzheimer’s and other types of dementia are life-changing diagnoses for the individual, their family members and all the people who love and care for them. While there is no cure at this time, researchers are working on steps that can be taken to reduce or delay the impact of Alzheimer's.  There are also potential new treatments on the horizon.

Alzheimer’s is a type of ...

Walk My Way With Homewatch CareGivers

Covid impacted our local area in so many ways, but one of the most affected groups in the community was the senior population.  To lessen the impact on their seniors, local professionals joined together and formed the COVID-19 Community Coalition: Working Together to Build Connections in Neighboring Communities.  For the benefit of the seniors in their communities they planned healthy ...

RWJBarnabas Health Takes Pride in Serving Healthcare Needs of LGBTQ+ Community

July 2, 2022

WEST ORANGE, NJ — RWJBarnabas Health recognizes Pride Month with a series of events to demonstrate its continued commitment to advancing the quality and equality of care for LGBTQ+ colleagues, patients, and neighbors. As the state’s largest academic healthcare system, RWJBarnabas Health’s goal is to cultivate an environment of constant learning and growth, to become a place that ...

Overlook Strong Again: After Two-Year Hiatus, Overlook Medical Center Celebrates Best and Brightest at Excellence Awards

SUMMIT, NJ – Enthusiastic applause filled the gala room as each name was called, and team members from departments spanning Overlook Medical Center strode proudly to the stage to accept their awards.

It had been three years since Overlook had celebrated its standout team members at its annual Excellence Awards. The event, like many in-person gatherings, went on hiatus in 2020 and 2021 ...

West Orange Welcomes New Business and Expansions in 2022

West Orange, NJ – The Downtown West Orange Alliance (DWOA) recently announced an influx of new businesses and/or business expansions to its ever-growing Downtown district. 

“We are proud to see new businesses choose Downtown West Orange as their home, and some of our existing tenants announce the expansion of their spaces,” said DWOA Executive Director Megan ...

Essex County Commissioner Brendan Gill's Statement on Roe v. Wade Ruling

June 24, 2022

Today, the Supreme Court abandoned 50 years of established precedent and took the truly unprecedented step of stripping American women of the reproductive rights that the Court, regardless of its political configuration, had recognized and protected for more than half a century. In their unconscionable decision to overturn Roe Vs. Wade, the conservative majority on the court revealed itself to be ...

Are you sick of flying bugs, too?

Hi, everyone, I just wanted to share a surprisingly easy way to get rid of a lot of bugs in the yard in case you hate them like I do.

1. Get some yellow containers or some random colored containers and some yellow duct tape.

2. Put a couple of little food scraps inside that will rot and smell delicious to bugs. Think small. A piece of chicken and a slice of apple or something like that. If ...

Gov. Phil Murphy Signs Record $50+ Billion State Budget, Republicans Concerned About Increasing State Spending

June 30, 2022

CRANFORD, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy signed the $50.6 billion fiscal year 2023 budget on Thursday at Cranford High School.

"The priorities of this budget are the priorities of our families," Murphy said. "At the top that list is affordability."

Among the provisions in the budget:

$2 billion ANCHOR property tax credit for homeowners and a rebate for ...

George Washington Bridge Set to Go Cashless Beginning July 10

NEW JERSEY -  Cash toll collections on the George Washington Bridge will be eliminated as of July 10, 2022, announced by The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.

A new electronic tolling system will feature overhead gantries that will capture license plate images by overhead cameras, and a bill for the toll amount will then be sent by mail.

The new system aims to eliminate ...