Redwood fifth-graders kick off Read Across America

Redwood fifth-graders kick off Read Across America

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Fifth-grade students in Jennifer Paull’s English language arts classes had the opportunity to kick-off Read Across America at Redwood Elementary on March 1, and the unique opportunity was enjoyed by all. Along with Paull, reading specialist Lesley Diglio worked with the fifth-grade students, who visited all kindergarten, first- and second-grade classrooms […]

TSTI hosts free adult education classes

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel in South Orange invites area residents to the following adult education classes, which are free and open to the public: The TSTI clergy and congregants will gather to share “Tips for Planning a Memorable Seder” on Thursday, March 23, at 7 p.m. While there are many ideas on […]

CHS art students raise money for trip to Spain

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Students at Columbia High School taking a college-level course in art history have been offered the opportunity to continue their art immersion with a summer study-abroad trip to Spain. On Saturday, March 25, and Sunday, March 26, from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. each day, they will host a giant rummage sale […]

Immigrants’ rights program at WOPL

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Friends of the West Orange Library, in conjunction with the library and various local community organizations, will present an immigrants’ rights program on Monday, March 27, at 7 p.m. at the library, 46 Mt. Pleasant Ave. This educational program, part of the friends Combating Bias/Promoting Diversity program, will include presentations […]

TSTI to screen ‘Zero Motivation’

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel in South Orange, will hold a film screening of “Zero Motivation,” an Israeli comedy about women who serve in a remote army base in the desert, on Saturday, March 25, at 7 p.m. There will be a discussion about the movie facilitated by Eric Goldman, a scholar on […]

Maplewood Green Team and SOSMD focus on overheating issues in classrooms

Maplewood Green Team and SOSMD focus on overheating issues in classrooms

MAPLEWOOD, NJ —  The South Orange-Maplewood School District and the Maplewood Green Team are working together on a multi-year action plan to address overheating issues in the schools. Because the school buildings are almost a century old, this project is a cost-effective way to achieve greater classroom comfort as well as energy savings. “If you […]

New Hope Baptist Church to host three-night Spring Revival

New Hope Baptist Church to host three-night Spring Revival

EAST ORANGE, NJ — With the spring season soon arriving with its beauty, rebirth and renewal, New Hope Baptist Church of East Orange believes that this is the perfect time to also offer a chance for rejuvenation and revitalization from a spiritual perspective for its members and the community. That’s why the church is hosting […]

OLS blood drive

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Our Lady of Sorrows in South Orange blood drive will host a blood drive with free cholesterol screening on Sunday, March 26, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 217 Prospect St., South Orange. Donors must weigh at least 110 pounds, eat before donation, bring ID, and drink plenty of water […]

St. Cloud School holds Dr. Seuss STEM activities

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange elementary schools not only participated in Read Across America activities to celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday, but several schools also held science, technology, engineering and mathematics challenges as well. St. Cloud Elementary School combined elements of Dr. Seuss’ books into STEM-related activities. Kindergarten through fifth-grade students participated in age-appropriate activities […]