Murals brighten Valley Street in South Orange

Murals brighten Valley Street in South Orange

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — When Scotland Avenue becomes Valley Street you enter downtown South Orange. Just past the traffic light, on the right side of the road, four new works of art grace the walls of a low-slung building. These works utilize the large covered windows on the back of Pandang Restaurant as surfaces for […]

Playin’ Around South Orange returns

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Playin’ Around South Orange is back! South Orange Performing Arts Center, the village of South Orange, Seton Hall University and South Orange Village Center Alliance recently announced that the application process for visual artists is now open for the fifth annual Playin’ Around South Orange, a public art project that features […]

OurBus crowdsourcing commuter bus route to New York

LIVINGSTON, NJ ­­–– In response to hundreds of requests from Livingston and West Orange residents, OurBus is organizing a new commuter bus service from the two New Jersey towns to Midtown Manhattan. OurBus is a New York-based technology company that connects groups of commuters with licensed luxury motor coach companies. Any group of 100 or […]

NJ Transit launches customer service effort for summer service changes

NEWARK, NJ — NJ Transit is rolling out several customer-focused initiatives in preparation for Amtrak’s repair work at Penn Station New York and the associated service changes this summer. Customers can now begin purchasing their monthly passes for July, which include the deeply discounted fares to Hoboken for Morris & Essex Midtown Direct customers. Customers […]

ACL Art Gallery presents ‘My America’ art show

LIVINGSTON, NJ — “My America” opened Sunday, June 25 at the ACL Art Gallery, 2110 Town Center Way in Livingston. Meet local artists and see the amazing talents of some of your neighbors. Refreshments will be served. The “My America” show runs until Sept. 11. In keeping with the theme of “My America,” artists will […]

Van Tassel will present an event on personal finances

Transform your tomorrows for both you and your loved ones by making wise financial decisions now. Join Transamerica at an informative life-changing event with light refreshment on Thursday, June 29 at 6 p.m. at Van Tassel Funeral Home, 337 Belleville Ave., Bloomfield.

NCJW holds Excel, Word classes

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Registration is now open for July computer classes at the Linda & Rudy Slucker NCJW/Essex Center for Women. Classes on basic Excel will be Mondays and Wednesdays, beginning Monday, July 10, from 9 to 11 a.m. and running for six sessions. Intro to Word will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays, beginning Tuesday, […]

Orange HS softball team enjoys historic season

Orange HS softball team enjoys historic season

ORANGE, NJ – Guided by head coach Pete Naumowicz and assistant coach Stephanie Ross, the Orange High School varsity softball team enjoyed a banner season. The Tornadoes won the Super Essex Conference-Freedom Division with a 16-0 record and finished with a 17-3 overall record. It was the first division title in program history. In addition, […]

Cong. B’nai Israel holds ‘Lunch & Learn’ events

MILLBURN, NJ — Congregation B’nai Israel, located at 160 Millburn Ave. in Millburn, will continue “Lunch & Learn,” it’s adult education forum during July. Held on Thursday, the lunch begins at 12:30 p.m. and the program at 1 p.m. Author E. Betty Levin presents a reading from her memoir, “Becoming Betty,” on July 6. Left […]