Lawmaker charged with taking bribe

Elias Chalet

BLOOMFIELD – Bloomfield Councilman Elias N. Chalet was arrested last week and charged with allegedly soliciting and accepting a $15,000 bribe from a local businessman, promising to guarantee that the township would proceed with its planned purchase of the man’s commercial property, N.J. Attorney General John J. Hoffman reported. Chalet, 53,… Continue Reading

Lyndhurst girls’ volleyball enjoys best season ever

Photo courtesy Emily Ringen
The Lyndhurst girls’ volleyball team won 21 matches this season, setting a new school record for wins in a season

The Lyndhurst High School girls’ volleyball team enjoyed the best season in school’s history, winning 21 matches and advancing to the NJSIAA Group I sectional quarterfinals for the first time. “These girls work hard every single day,” said Lyndhurst first-year head coach Steve Valhalla. “We moved some players around and it… Continue Reading