Dr. John Creamer Leaman

  Dr. John Creamer Leaman, age 89, passed away peacefully on February 27, 2016 with his sons at his side.   He was born and grew up in Valley Stream, Long Island.  He attended Columbia University, graduating in 1948.  He went on to attend Albany Medical College and, on completion of his degree, returned to […]

Dominick J. Seville

   Dominick J. Seville, of Bloomfield, passed away on Tuesday March 1, 2016 at Mountainside Hospital in Glen Ridge after year battle with ALS.    Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation at the O’Boyle Funeral Home, 309 Broad St. Bloomfield on Friday from 4-8 PM with the funeral service at 7 PM. […]

Moses arrested for Newark murder

NEWARK, NJ — On Wednesday, March 2, Fateem T. Moses, 35, of Newark, was arrested and charged with the murder of Omar Faines, 31, of Newark. Faines was fatally shot on Sunday, Feb. 14, on Rose Terrace in Newark. Moses is charged with murder and weapons offenses. Bail was set at $750,000 by Superior Court […]

New complaint board will be a national model for police-community relations

  NEWARK, NJ — Details of Newark’s Civilian Complaint Review Board were announce on Wednesday, March 2, in City Hall, at the regular meeting of the Newark Municipal Council. The new board will have the power to issue subpoenas, conduct investigations and establish a mediation program to enable complainants to resolve their complaints through informal […]

Prospect Medical Holdings completes acquisition of East Orange General Hospital

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Prospect Medical Holdings completed its acquisition of East Orange General Hospital on Tuesday, March 1, helping ensure the community health care provider’s future as an acute care hospital; Otis L. Story Sr. was named the hospital’s permanent president and chief executive officer, according to a press release from Prospect Medical Holdings. […]

‘Street Smart NJ’ campaign tries to reduce pedestrian-motor vehicle crashes

NEWARK, NJ — The city of Newark will be participating in the March 2016 Street Smart NJ Pedestrian Safety Education Campaign, “Street Smart NJ,” which aims at reducing pedestrian-motor vehicle accidents in Newark and throughout all of New Jersey. The Street Smart NJ campaign is a collaborative effort between public, private and nonprofit organizations. Local […]

Blood drive at UPCWO

WEST ORANGE, NJ — United Presbyterian Church of West Orange is encouraging people to come on Saturday, March 12, to donate blood and treat themselves to a bounty of bagels, fruit, sandwiches and snacks, all provided by the church’s volunteers. Community Blood Services’ state-of-the-art Bloodmobile will be on the church campus from 10 a.m. to […]

Rosemary Matis 

   Rosemary Matis (nee Weber), 78, passed away on Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at home in Bloomfield surrounded by her loving family.    Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral from the O’Boyle Funeral Home 309 Broad St. Bloomfield  on Friday at 9:00 a.m.  The funeral mass will be offered at St. Valentine’s […]

Bloomfield College women’s basketball standout Tianna Smith earns another honor

By Gladstone Harrris, Bloomfield College Sports Information Director. BLOOMFIELD – Bloomfield College women’s basketball standout Tianna Smith (Spring Valley, N.Y.) on Tuesday, March 1, was named the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Student-Athlete of the Month for February 2016. The announcement was made by CACC Commissioner Dan Mara. It capped an award-winning month for Smith, […]

Former Mets star Mookie Wilson to appear at Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center for book signing of ‘Kings of Queens: Life Beyond Baseball with the ’86 Mets’

UPPER MONTCLAIR – On April 7, former Mets star Mookie Wilson will appear at the Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center with best-selling author Erik Sherman to discuss and sign copies of Sherman’s new book, “Kings of Queens: Life Beyond Baseball with the ’86 Mets.”  This year marks the 30th anniversary of the infamous world […]