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  1. Boys Soccer: Verona enters 2016 season with high expectationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 20 | NorthJersey.com

    Head coach Wayne Looney addresses his team during the Hillbillies' first official day of practice Monday, Aug. 15 at Freedom Field. "The 2015 season far surpassed our expectations," he said.


  2. Concussion tests at Millburn High School prep athletes for seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | NorthJersey.com

    In this Nov. 19, 2014 photo, a player for Northern Highlands Regional High School heads the ball during her team's 2-0 win over Roxbury in the Group 3 state soccer semifinals held at Millburn High School's Dr. Keith A. Neigel field. It brings the number of student athletes at Millburn High School who took the tests - mandatory at Millburn for all athletes playing contact sports - to 523 since the school began the program with St. Barnabas Medical Center in 2015.


  3. Road Warrior: Ringwood brain-injury survivor thanks his rescuersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 14 | NorthJersey.com

    Dan Mollino, near the end of his 2015 cross-country bike trek to bring attention to traumatic brain injury, outside San Francisco with the Golden Gate Bridge behind him. "There was so much blood," most of it coming from the victim's head, recalled Lt.


  4. Belleville to make cooling center availableRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 12 | The Item

    The senior citizens center at Franklin Avenue and Mill Street will serve as a cooling center from 5 p.m. Friday through 6 a.m. Monday, states an emailed alert from the Belleville Police Department. The Essex County Codey Arena at 560 Northfield Ave. in West Orange will also be available as a cooling center from noon - 10 p.m. Friday, and 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, according to a county press release.


  5. Cedar Grove Police Blotter: July 25 to July 31Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 4 | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    Please note: Police news is compiled by the Verona-Cedar Grove Times from information provided by the Verona and Cedar Grove police departments. The information released to the press is at the discretion of the police departments and may not represent the total scope of police activity.


  6. Looking ahead to the 2016 Montclair Jazz FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 1 | The Item

    Melissa Walker, president and founder of Montclair-based nonprofit Jazz House Kids, and an internationally acclaimed jazz vocalist, has a vision to continue growing this event. Jazz House Kids is on a mission to use jazz as a teaching tool to mentor young artists.


  7. Walter Janovic of Upper Montclair CC wins Low Gross honors at NJ Seniors tourney.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2016 | NorthJersey.com

    Janovic carded 3-over 74 at Essex County CC in West Orange, while Bill Brightly of Hackensack GC was runner-up with 75 on the 6,251-yard layout.


  8. Millburn peace educator to present memoir reading July 27Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2016 | The Item

    Township resident E. Betty Levin will host a reading of her recently published memoir, "Becoming Betty", at the Jewish Community Center of Metrowest's Creative Writing Group Wednesday, July 27 at 10 a.m. Levin was orphaned at birth and raised by relatives. Following her divorce, she reinvented herself as a psychoanalyst, social activist and peace educator during the Great Depression, World War II and the Feminist Movement.


  9. American Legion: Verona baseball improves as season progressesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    Todd Roshong beats throw back to first base in the first inning of Verona's Monday night American Legion contest against Glen Ridge July 11 at Hurrell Field. The Hillbillies have turned around their season after a tough start to the campaign.


  10. West Orange man pleads guilty to fraud charges connected with defunct watershed agencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2016 | NorthJersey.com

    An Essex County businessman pleaded guilty to federal wire fraud charges on Monday, admitting he billed the Newark Watershed Conservation and Development Corp. more than $110,000 for services that were never provided and then kicked back the bulk of the money to top officials of the now defunct agency. Kevin Gleaton, 52, of West Orange, stood before U.S. District Judge Jose L. Linares in Newark and confessed his role in a conspiracy to fraudulently bill the non-profit watershed agency for work that was never performed.


  11. Baseball: Cedar Grove Legion squad expects to make playoff pushRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2016 | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    Shane Benson takes a swing in Cedar Grove's win over Bloomfield Tuesday, July 5. He also relieved starting pitcher Nick Picinich and preserved a no-hitter in the 3-0 shutout victory. The Panthers have played to a 6-3-2 record through first 11 games and need a strong finish to reach their postseason aspirations.


  12. Paterson City Hall.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2016 | NorthJersey.com

    The previous consulting company, USI Insurance of West Orange, had recommended in 2014 that Paterson continue running its own self-insurance program, a move that backfired the following year when the city was hit with almost $9 million in unbudgeted expenses for employee medical bills. The city had to borrow almost $4 million to cover part of the shortfall.


  13. Architect offers ideas for blending homes with environmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2016 | NorthJersey.com

    "The beauty of the house lies in its style neutrality," writes Deborah Berke in the introduction to her new book, "House Rules: An Architect's Guide to Modern Life." The award-winning architect, who has been designing houses for more than two decades, contends that a house should be designed to fit the specific needs of its residents as well as the surrounding environment.


  14. New Jersey's Peter Kim maintains lead entering finale of MGA "Ike" Championship.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | NorthJersey.com

    Young, 19, climbed to second with a 64 for a 135. The rising sophomore at Wake Forest had seven birdies, an eagle, and two bogeys.


  15. Metuchen's Peter Kim leads MGA "Ike" after course-record 63.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 | NorthJersey.com

    "I was just really in the moment," said Kim, a rising senior at Army who plays out of Royce Brook, "hitting good shots and giving myself really good opportunities for birdies." Sparta's Ryan Snouffer, 21, of Essex County is third after shooting 67. Nutley's Kieran Purcell, also of Essex County, shot 68 and is tied for fourth with New Yorker Stewart Hagestad.


  16. The Belleville High School golf team saw improvement this season, according to coach Corey Woodring.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | NorthJersey.com

    Belleville High golf coach Corey Woodring has seen continued improvement in the program since he took over three years ago. "I think we are making real progress with the golf team," said Woodring.


  17. Baseball: Cedar Grove optimistic after strong 2016 seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    Cedar Grove faced a lot of adversity during a strong 2016 season, which was highlighted by an appearance in the semifinal round of the North 1, Group 1 state tournament. With everything that happened throughout the season, first-year head coach Randy Nelson said he was proud of the way his team performed in 2016.


  18. Verona residents Amy Fox and Judi Liebert are discussing where to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    Fox and Liebert have been friends and have worked with each other for several years. They recently worked on a production titled, "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike" for Studio Playhouse in Montclair.


  19. Montclair's iconic horse Rocky passes awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | The Item

    Rocky the horse, who resided at his paddock on Union Street since 2002, passed away June 7 at his 'Winter Palace' in West Orange. In this 2015 photo, he was joined by his owner, Timothy J. Mannion, at left, and Sarah Stransky, co-chair of that year's Kentucky Derby Day Celebration of COPE.


  20. Montclair Times Sideline Chatter: Immaculate student honored as SEC 'Teammate of the Year'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | NorthJersey.com

    When the fledgling boys volleyball team at Immaculate Conception High School needed someone to rally the troops, Sherwin Bentick was there to help get the program off the ground and running. Immaculate's Sherwin Bentick, center, was his school's representative at the recent Super Essex Conference Best Teammate award ceremony at the Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center.


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