Pedestrian killed in Newark motor vehicle collision

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino and Newark Public Safety Director Anthony Ambrose announced June 23 that the Newark Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force are investigating a fatal motor vehicle incident. On June 22 at approximately 6:45 p.m., Tamara Campbell, 35, of Newark was […]

West Orange Rec Summer Basketball League tips offs

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The West Orange Recreation Summer Basketball League tips off Tuesday, June 27. The local teams in the Worrall Media area are West Orange, Glen Ridge, Good Shepherd-Irvington, St. Joseph-Maplewood, Belleville, and St. Thomas of Bloomfield. West Orange has two teams in each boys division. 2017 West Orange Recreation Summer Basketball League […]

Bloomfield HS Summer Boys Basketball Summer League tips off

Bloomfield HS Summer Boys Basketball Summer League tips off

BLOOMFIELD, NJ – The annual Bloomfield High School Boys Basketball Summer League began June 19 and will continue through July 27. The league consists of 21 teams: Bloomfield West Orange Morristown-Beard University North 13th St. Tech West Side Clifton Montclair Kimberley Academy Glen Ridge Belleville Millburn Seton Hall Prep Nutley West Caldwell Tech Cedar Grove […]

$20,000 raised for Mary Jo Codey Scholarship Fund

$20,000 raised for Mary Jo Codey Scholarship Fund

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Scholarship Fund honored educator Mary Jo Codey at a reception held at the Montclair Country Club on June 15, raising $20,000 to implement an annual scholarship in her name. Attendees included Mary Jo Codey’s husband, Richard Codey, former N.J. governor and current state senator; West Orange Mayor Robert […]

DOI celebrates incoming board of governors

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The 110th annual meeting of Daughters of Israel took place Monday, June 12, at Crystal Plaza. Co-chaired by former board President Marsha Fiske and incoming Vice President Bart Schneiderman, the evening honored outgoing President James Gurland and welcomed incoming President David Silverstein. Special tribute was paid to Dr. Thomas Cava, nurse […]

Bill to ensure stiff penalties for drunken vehicular homicide clears Senate panel

TRENTON, NJ — Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats John McKeon, Mila Jasey and Valerie Vainieri Huttle to ensure stiff penalties for anyone who commits vehicular homicide while driving drunk cleared a Senate panel on Thursday, June 15. Bill A-3686, known as “Ralph and David’s Law,” would establish a new crime of “strict liability vehicular homicide” […]

Evening of Laughters honors local volunteers

LIVINGSTON, NJ — An Evening of Laughter took place June 6 at Temple Bnai Abraham in Livingston, where more than 300 people came out to support JFS of MetroWest, celebrate the 20th anniversary of Rachel Coalition, the domestic violence division of JFS, and honor Andrea and Bryan Bier of West Orange and Lisa and Erik […]