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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Newark Woman Uses Gift Of Hope To Fight Parkinson’s Disease
Newark arts supporter Susan O’Rourke has a gift: she can see hope where others see depression.
Nutley HS Football Team Gets Virtual Visit From Super Bowl Champ
Former NY Giants lineman David Diehl spoke to the teens about staying healthy, keeping positive and taking accountability for one’s actions.
PETA Gives Shout Out To Sen. Cory Booker In Thanksgiving Campaign
A well-known vegan, Sen. Cory Booker of NJ “combats climate change and cruelty to animals every time he sits down to eat,” the group said.
IWF Wrestling School Celebrates 21st Anniversary In Essex County
IWF Wrestling School has been helping men and women chase their dreams – and kick some butt – for more than two decades.
Essex County College Students Score Prestigious STEM Scholarships
Several Essex County College students earned scholarships from the National Science Foundation.
Billions Of Besties: North Caldwell Author Pens Debut Book
Susie Arons of North Caldwell and illustrator Peggy Panosh take a look at the value of friendship in their new book.
10 Thanksgiving Stories In Essex County You’ll Gobble Up
Essex County residents showed that they remember the true spirit of the Thanksgiving holiday in 2020. Check out some recent stories here.