ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The world can be a scary place. But it’s also filled with humor, inspiration and beauty. Let’s focus on that second part. Take a look at some recent good news stories in Essex County below. (Click the headlines to read).
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Kelly Elementary School Principal Joanne Pollara may be retiring after 37 years in education, but her legacy will remain for generations.
Families in Essex County continue to struggle to put food on their tables as the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic continues.
The Belleville event was a "small thank you" to local residents who have served and sacrificed for their country, organizers said.
Music finds a way to adapt. And that's just what happened during a recent "drive-in concert" for seniors that took place in Livingston.
The scouts earned badges in subjects such as emergency preparedness, nuclear science, chess, and moviemaking.
Officer Jeff Koeck received two awards for his work with Operation Rebound New York / New Jersey Veterans Network.
A store in Cedar Grove sold a ticket that hit big in the Nov. 9 drawing of the Jersey Cash 5 lottery. See the lucky numbers here.