Melham, DePeña & Graziano cruise to Belleville election victory

Belleville Mayor Michael Melham easily cruised to a second term, holding off challenger and current Councilman…

Are the days of ‘old school’ local politics finally done? Looks it

In the past, whenever an election was a week or so away, there was no telling…

Obituaries for May 18, 2022

Kevin T. Raftery and Mary Hale

Kearny topples Harrison in 2 sets for Hudson volleyball championship

One year after falling short in the title game and more than five weeks after its…

Bloomfield baseball coach surprised but pleased with team’s overall success

In 16 years as Bloomfield’s head baseball coach, Mike Policastro has had Bengals teams with the…

AOTW: Nutley’s DeLanzo getting it done on the mound & at the plate

DeLanzo’s recent performance on the mound, as well as his continued excellence at the plate and…

Nutley softball team preps to face Mount St. Dom’s in Essex final this weekend

Nutley will face top-seeded Mount St. Dominic, ranked No. 8 in the state by NJ.com, in the…

Major winds, storms possible today after 1 p.m., and PSE&G says it’s prepared

PSE&G is prepared for the high winds, severe thunderstorms and hail and tornado threats forecast for…

Belleville Planning Board attorney abruptly resigns following Melham’s decisive victory last week

Resignation came just hours before May's scheduled meeting

Wittpenn Bridge closed this weekend

The Wittpenn Bridge will be closed from 4 a.m., Saturday, May 14 through 11 p.m., Sunday,…

American Legion honors Kearny cop & firefighter of the year

Kearny's American Legion honored the Kearny Policeman and Firefighter of the Year.

Kevin Murphy’s back where he belongs — running Kearny DPW

Murphy, a 29-year civil servant with Kearny, previously served as acting DPW head from November 2017…