Jersey Fresh Season Begins

By Briana Vannozzi

The kick-off of the “Jersey-Fresh” season began today with the opening of all 144 community farmers markets around the state.  Read more of this post


St. Michael’s Medical Center offers Rapid Breast Biopsies

By Sara Lee Kessler

At St. Michael’s Medical Center, in Newark, a woman who’s undergone a breast biopsy can expect to get the results within 24 hours.  Read more of this post

Essex County Law Enforcement to Get Help from County-wide Task Force

By Desiree Taylor

Yvette Graves wants justice for her 13-year-old son, who was gunned down on South Orange Avenue in Newark Sunday night.  Read more of this post

Newark Urban Park Highlighted to Promote Great Outdoors Initiative

By Ed Rodgers

An Obama administration official traveled to Newark to get a look at a success story in an effort to bring more green to the Brick City’s neighborhoods. Read more of this post

Newark Public Schools Reform Plan Faces Union Opposition

By Marie DeNoia Aronsohn

The new plan to reform Newark public schools is being vigorously opposed by the city’s teachers union.  Read more of this post

Manischewitz Moves to Newark

By Desiree Taylor

Kosher specialty food company, Manischewitz, has a new corporate home and a new face. For much of its 120 years Manischewitz has had a presence in New Jersey.  But after 80 years in Jersey City company officials decided to consolidate and call Newark home. Read more of this post

Making a Splash in Newark

By Sara Lee Kessler

Derek Bowman, a City ofNewark lifeguard, is teaching kids how to swim.  Read more of this post