East Orange mayor takes part in Spoken Word Poetry Slam

East Orange mayor takes part in Spoken Word Poetry Slam

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Although Martin Luther King Jr. Day is observed Monday, Jan. 19, King would have been 90 years old Jan. 15, if he hadn’t assassinated outside the…

WOHS students receive awards at NJASC convention

WOHS students receive awards at NJASC convention

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School Student Council President Selam Woldai received “Student Leader of the Year” and sophomore Rian DeVera was elected as vice president to the…

Mancuso to spearhead new Community Services Dept.

Mancuso to spearhead new Community Services Dept.

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — As 2018 gave way to 2019, a big change took place in Maplewood. The administration created two “super departments” — the Department of Community Services and the…

MPD addresses ‘Force Report’ at forum

MPD addresses ‘Force Report’ at forum

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Officials and residents gathered at The Woodland on Jan. 14 to discuss the “Force Report,” NJ Advance Media’s 16-month investigation and analysis of how often municipal police…

BFD brass going back to the basics

BFD brass going back to the basics

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Forty-five members of the Bloomfield Fire Department attended professional development workshops last week at Fire Station No. 3, located near St. Valentine’s Roman Church. Taking the 16 hours…

Mayor sworn in for third term

Mayor sworn in for third term

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Township Council opened the new year by swearing in a new councilwoman, council president and Mayor Robert Parisi for his third term in…

Shutdown affects local theology student

Shutdown affects local theology student

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — A theology student assisting at Christ Episcopal Church who is also a furloughed federal worker, Christopher Dwyer, said on Sunday that he was starting to feel the…

Bloomfield Library releases three-year plan

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The board of trustees for the Bloomfield Public Library has issued a strategic plan outlining proposed initiatives over the next three years. It is all-encompassing and available on…

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