DOI residents engage with area toddlers

DOI residents engage with area toddlers

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Residents at Daughters of Israel enjoyed a special interactive music and art program with toddlers on Jan. 9. Organized by two volunteers, Rachel Marcus and Emily Fox, who bring their toddlers to visit the residents on a weekly basis, the event brought lots of smiles and laughter to the residents.

Belleville HS indoor track and field teams give good efforts at Essex County Championships

Belleville HS indoor track and field teams give good efforts at Essex County Championships

BELLEVILLE – The Belleville High School indoor track and field teams gave good efforts at the Essex County Championships at the Ocean Breeze Complex in Staten Island, N.Y., Jan. 21. GIRLS 55-METER DASH PRELIMS Danielle Sharpe, 8.0 Camillah Nigatu, 8.16 Gabriela Lopez, 8.24 GIRLS 200-METER DASH FINALS Danielle Sharpe, 27.75 Personal Best Camillah Nigatu, 28.77 […]

Jazz at the ACL Gallery

Jazz at the ACL Gallery

LIVINGSTON, NJ —  The Arts Council of Livingston will present Jazz at the ACL Gallery, a contemporary jazz performance featuring pianist Bob McHugh, with Roy Cumming on bass and Don Giantomasi on saxophone and flute. The public is invited to hear a fine jazz performance in an intimate space filled with lots of art on […]

Local reporter releases new book on media and news

Local reporter releases new book on media and news

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Joe Strupp, of Maplewood, has written his second book, a non-fiction review of the current state of news, titled “Killing Journalism: How Greed, Laziness (And Donald Trump) Are Destroying News And How We Can Save It.” The book, published by Willow Street Press, details what is wrong with today’s news media: not […]

West Orange community gathers to celebrate Kwanzaa

West Orange community gathers to celebrate Kwanzaa

WEST ORANGE, NJ — On Friday, Dec. 28, the West Orange African Heritage Organization held its annual Kwanzaa celebration at Washington Elementary School. The celebration was held on the third day of Kwanzaa: Ujima, collective work and responsibility. This year’s theme was “Return, Reclaim, Restore and Rejoice,” for “Return to our roots, Reclaim our forgotten […]

West Orange HS bowling team rolls to first place in Liberty Division

West Orange HS bowling team rolls to first place in Liberty Division

WEST ORANGE–  Amid the hype and attention that comes with winter sports like basketball, wrestling, and indoor track and field, the West Orange High School bowling team has been setting up a dynasty of its own, and they have a recent 14-0 track record to prove it. The team is in first place in the […]

West Orange High drama students receive awards

West Orange High drama students receive awards

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Several West Orange High School students came home with top awards at the 2019 Speech and Theatre Association of New Jersey competition, held Jan. 12 at Montclair State University. Sophomore Olivia Ridley won the first place Governor’s Award for Dramatic Monologue and, along with freshman Maria Nalieth, won the first place […]

Chabad education program to ask tough questions about criminal justice

Chabad education program to ask tough questions about criminal justice

WEST ORANGE, NJ — This February, Rabbi Mendy Kasowitz of Chabad of West Orange will offer “Crime and Consequence,” a new six-session course by the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute, exploring 3,000 years of Jewish perspective on conviction, sentencing and criminal rehabilitation. Beginning Monday, Feb. 4, at 7:30 p.m., participants in the course will challenge their […]

eBorg STEM to hold robotics workshop for Girl Scouts

eBorg STEM to hold robotics workshop for Girl Scouts

WEST ORANGE, NJ — On Friday, Jan. 25, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Liberty Middle School, 1 Kelly Drive in West Orange, eBorg Robotics — Team No. 12538 — will host a free FIRST Robotics Workshop and a STEM question-and-answer session for Girl Scouts of Essex and Morris counties. The robotics workshop will be […]

Impact100 Essex awards $120,000 grant to Schools That Can Newark

Impact100 Essex awards $120,000 grant to Schools That Can Newark

NEWARK, NJ — Impact100 Essex awarded a $120,000 grant to Schools That Can Newark, a nonprofit that reimagines education to provide real-world, hands-on, industry-specific STEM education and experience for high school students in Newark. Schools That Can was voted the awardee by the Impact100 Essex membership at their annual meeting after each of the four […]

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