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Baristanet Profile: Michelle Bradley

Name: Michelle Bradley   Where do you live? West Orange, the Gregory Section  When did you move there? We moved here in 2015. Before that we were in Maplewood, and before that the Lower East Side.   Where did you...

Baristanet Profile: Jeffrey Butler

Name: Jeffrey Butler Where do you live? Lewellyn Park, West Orange When did you move there? 2013 Where did you grow up? Egg Harbor City , NJ How do you make a living? OR What is your everyday passion? I am a Chef...

Turtle Back Zoo Loses Dyson, Beloved Sea Lion

West Orange, NJ - Turtle Back Zoo is mourning the loss of a nine-year-old sea lion. “We are saddened about the passing of Dyson, one of our beloved sea lions at Turtle Back Zoo," said...

Former West Orange KMart Will Be Vaccination Center

One of four vaccination centers in Essex County will be located in West Orange, at the former Kmart site, West Orange Mayor Robert Parisi announced today. Parisi thanked Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo, Jr....

Newark Museum Acquires Major Work by Contemporary Black Artist Bisa Butler

The Newark Museum of Art has acquired a large-scale artwork by Essex County resident Bisa Butler, a rising star among contemporary Black artists in the United States, known for her quilted portraits celebrating Black...

Baristanet Profile: Dawn Fitch

Name: Dawn Fitch Where do you live? West Orange When did you move there? 2019 Where did you grow up? Bayonne How do you make a living? OR What is your everyday passion? I am the founder of Pooka Pure and...

Two West Orange Whole Foods Employees Test Positive For Coronavirus

West Orange Whole Foods remains open, but two employees who tested positive for the coronavirus are in quarantine, a company spokesperson says according to NJ.com. “Out of an abundance of caution, the store performed an...
Happiness Is A Baby Amur Leopard at Essex County's Turtle Back Zoo

Happiness Is A Baby Amur Leopard at Essex County’s Turtle Back Zoo

West Orange, NJ – It's just what we need right now -- cute baby photos of a female Amur leopard cub born at Essex County Turtle Back Zoo in West Orange. The cub, named...
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St. Patrick’s Day Parades in West Orange and Newark Postponed Due To COVID-19

St. Patrick's Day parades in West Orange and Newark were postponed Wednesday night due to concerns about COVID-19. "We have been monitoring the COVID 19 situation closely and have been in constant contact with elected...

West Orange Man Charged with Having Sexually Explicit Photos of Children

Barry Eagel, 62, of West Orange, has been charged with second and third degree endangering the welfare of a child for distributing and possessing items depicting the sexual abuse and exploitation of children.   Members of the...

Montclair Child Development Center 50th Anniversary Celebrate! #MCDC50

Montclair Child Development Center (MCDC) will hold its first fundraiser celebrating 50 years of embracing every child, empowering their family, and strengthening our communities. The event will be held on Thursday, November 7, 2019,...

Random House To Host Book Launch For Edison Biography, at Thomas Edison National Historical...

Book Launch Reception: Saturday, October 26, 2019 “I do not find it so easy to talk about my Father...I have yet to find a biography of him that satisfies me as a picture of the...

Montclair to Hold Cancer Clinic for Uninsured Women in Essex County

The Montclair Department of Health & Human Services will host a cancer screening/health clinic for Essex County women who do not have health insurance. The clinic will be held Thursday, September 26, 9:00 a.m....

Baristanet Profile: Kamillah Knight

Name: Kamillah Knight Where do you live? West Orange, NJ When did you move there? October 2017 Where did you grow up? Montclair, NJ How do you make a living? Diversity and Inclusion Specialist Coffee, tea or … ? Tea What’s your idea of a...

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