Wednesday, February 19, 2020


Power Outage, Roadwork in West Orange

A power outage in West Orange was reported tonight about 8:30 p.m., possibly due to a transformer fire. Outage was primarily in the Gregory section, and does not seem particularly widespread, a source tells...


War is Over! If You Want It.

Indictment in 2010 Maplewood Transgender Murder

A 24-year-old Newark man, Alrashim Chamber, has been indicted in the September murder of Victoria Carmen White in Maplewood. White was a post-operative transgender female who had undergone sex reassignment surgery. In addition to murder,...

Monday Mess on NJT

Are you there yet? This just in from Clever Commute: "8:22 from SO arrives at Penn 1015."

Male Cat Lost in West Orange

This 8-month-old male cat was reported missing on January 14. Vinnie is all gray, except for his paws, chin and bib. If you've seen Vinnie, please contact

Homicide Investigation for S.O. Man

This just in from the Essex County Prosecutor's office: Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino announced that his office, along with the Newark Police Department are investigating the homicide of Barron M. ...

Not Your Father’s Science Fair

In 1957, Sputnik got America to roll up its sleeves and put on pocket protectors. This weekend, a two-day science festival - in Clifton and Caldwell - tries to win over a new generation.

Back to School

It was the first day of school in most of Baristaville today and Barista Kids was there covering it.

Zoning on Millburn Chai Center: Hearings Go On (and On and On)

For most of the four hour meeting at the Millburn Zoning Board of Adjustment last night, architect Laurance Appel explained his plans for the Chai Center, and was cross examined by the lawyers of...

Other Crimes and Misdemeanors

A roundup of arrests and police calls. Maplewood man charged with childhood endangerment for leaving 12-year-old locked in car in South Orange. (News-Record) Police called to deal with dog locked inside a car in Millburn. Animal...

The Weekend: Jam-Packed with Holiday Fun

Get into the December spirit with Jewish folk rock, Christmas carols, choirs, the nutcracker and more.

Destroy the Pass

NJ Transit may not get you to work on time, but its monthly passes are indestructible.

Transgender Night of Remembrance

Angry but hopeful was the mood at last night's memorial service, commemorating transgender people who were murdered in 2010, including Maplewood's Victoria Carmen White.

Ringing in the New in Baristaville

Eat, drink, listen, stretch: lots of New Year's Eve ideas!

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