Robber Sought, Priest Protested, School Budget Cut
The Belleville Township Council voted Tuesday night to reduce the tax levy portion of the nearly $63 million 2013-14 school budget by $760,000, a decrease that did not satisfy one council member.The amount trimmed means the average household tax increase drops from about $270 to approximately $110, officials said.
Sat May 18, 2013
The Jersey Journal
Jersey artists leave their mark on New York City Tattoo Convention
Except the first word was something stronger than "forget." Understandable, given the fact that the Sandy in question was the hurricane that drilled and scarred the Shore.
Fri May 17, 2013
The Jersey Journal
Robbers on a 3-month spree sought through $5K reward, says Essex Sheriff
A man is shown "casing" a store and walking outside an establishment he was about to rob, according to authorities.
Tue May 14, 2013
The Jersey Journal
Jersey City preschool teachers aide in court to hear added charges of child abuse
A teachers aide at Sunnyside Academy child care center in Jersey City was in court again yesterday, this time via video link from the Hudson County jail in Kearny on additional charges of mistreating children at the facility.
Mon May 13, 2013
Belleville: Police blotter, May 13
Adner Oquendo, 35, of Florida was arrested and charged with eluding police, resisting arrest, and hindering apprehension on May 9 at 11:20 a.m. Police observed a blue 1997 Grand Marquis with Florida license plates being driven with no lights on, by a driver who was not wearing a seat belt.
Sun May 12, 2013
Week Ahead for Belleville and Nutley
Belleville's Board of Education meets on Monday night at the Belleville High School Auditorium.
Fri May 10, 2013
Sheriff's officer from Belleville among those honored for heroism
From left to right, Sheriff's Detective Fitzgerald Figliuolo, Sheriff's Officers Dennis Kihlberg and George Sona, Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura, and Sheriff's Officers Ryan Udvarhely of Belleville and Guiseppe Forgione pose at a ceremony hosted by The 200 Club of Essex County at Mayfair Farms in West Orange on May 9. The officers were all ... (more)
Essex County recognizes Belleville senior citizens
Belleville resident Mary Genzone, Branch Brook Cherry Blossom Club's treasurer, receives Essex County 's Outstanding Senior Citizen Award on Thursday at the Chandelier in Belleville.
Thu May 09, 2013
Second employee at Jersey City daycare charged with child abuse
A second employee of Sunny Side Academy child care center in Jersey City's Port Liberte has been charged with abusing a child entrusted to the care of the establishment, officials said.
Future of former Garden ...
The fate of the former Garden State Cancer Center property in Belleville won't be known until at least July, according to Essex County officials.
Wed May 08, 2013
Berkeley College Names Winter 2013 Academic Achievers
Berkeley College President Dario A. Cortes has announced a total of 11 Belleville and Nutley residents who are students at the school have been named to both the President's List and Dean's Lists for the Winter 2013 quarter.
Suspect pleads not guilty to Belleville man's murder in Bloomfield
Dressed in a bright orange prison jumpsuit, Tonic, 25, told Superior Court Judge Peter Vazquez that he understood the charges.
2 rescued in Belleville house fire
Belleville Fire Capt. Scott Wentworth said the Fire Department received a 911 emergency call at 11:37 p.m. about people trapped in a singlefamily wood frame house at 16 Hickory St., off Chestnut St., near the Nutley border.
Zinna leaving after 27 years on bench
Zinna was coming up for reappointment to another three-year term but, in a surprising development, the judge submitted a letter of resignation last month which was accepted by the governing body.
Tue May 07, 2013
7 Jobs that Make the World a Better Place
The following story was provided by AOLJobs.com By Debra Auerbach for CareerBuilder Have you ever had an itch to quit your job and instead do work that makes a real difference in the world? We've compiled a list of seven jobs that help people live a better life - from the buildings they work and live in, to the energy that fuels their homes, to the ... (more)
Mon May 06, 2013
Belleville: Police blotter, May 6
Two gold rings were reported stolen on April 30 at 11:08 a.m. on Mill Street. A pair of 24-karat gold rings, valued at $1,000 each, was reported stolen from the bridal suite at Nanina's in the Park.
Sun May 05, 2013
Government and School Meetings in the Week Ahead
Belleville's School Board meets on Monday at the BHS Auditorium at 100 Passaic Avenue.