HHS students practice chemistry at PVSC

NEWARK –  Twenty-two Harrison High School juniors from Amanda Wagner’s chemistry class participated in a unique field trip last Thursday. They were guests of the Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission’s wastewater treatment plant in Newark – the fifth largest in the nation – to mark World Lab Day, an annual event that… Continue Reading

‘Fortified drug bazaar’ raided: cops

BELLEVILLE — Essex County sheriff’s detectives, executing a search warrant at a Joralemon St. residence last week, had a bit of difficulty accessing the premises. The entrance to the home, on the 800 block of Joralemon, was blocked by steel caged doors. But once the officers forced their way through,… Continue Reading

Body recovered from river; no ID

KEARNY –  The body of an unidentified male was found floating in the Hackensack River in South Kearny last Friday morning, police reported. According to authorities, workers at 700 Fish House Road spotted something in the river, which flows behind the property, at mid-morning. Kearny Det. Mike Gonzalez, Sgt. Richard… Continue Reading

1 man stabbed, another robbed: HPD

HARRISON — Police are seeking an individual who reportedly stabbed a Newark resident in Harrison during the early morning hours last Tuesday. Police gave this account of the incident: While on patrol at 2:33 a.m., Harrison Police Officer Daniel McChesney was dispatched to a location in the 300 block of… Continue Reading

Use Internet to report scams: NPD

Nutley PD is asking residents to use the internet to report frauds and non-threatening incidents as a time-saving move. To make an online report, go to www.nutleynj.org, locate the triangular police shield image on the lower left side of the screen and click on Citizens Online Reporting. Then, follow directions. Anyone… Continue Reading

It’s been a wild ride for Blue Tide baseball

Jairo Mendez was asked to best describe how his second season as the Harrison High School baseball head coach has been going. “Right now, it’s been a roller coaster ride,” said Mendez, the former Kearny High School and Montclair State ace pitcher. “Defensively, we’re making too many mistakes and that has been costing… Continue Reading

In his first outing, he throws a no-hitter

Chris Camilo didn’t exactly want to leave Paramus Catholic High School. After all, Camilo, a highly regarded baseball player, especially as a pitcher, was set to enter his senior year at the school. No one ever wants change when you’re about to begin the final year of high school. But finances… Continue Reading