Chamber honors those who make West Orange great

Chamber honors those who make West Orange great

WEST ORANGE, NJ — JAG Physical Therapy was honored as the Business of the Year during the West Orange Chamber of Commerce’s annual awards dinner at The Manor on May 17. John Gallucci, JAG’s president and chief executive officer, accepted the distinction by acknowledging that his company’s success would not have been possible without the […]

Nutley Scouts inducted into BSA’s Order of the Arrow

Nutley Scouts inducted into   BSA’s Order of the Arrow

NUTLEY, NJ — Six Troop 147 Nutley Scouts were inducted into the Order of the Arrow, the National Honor Society of the Boys Scouts of America. After the boys were elected by their fellow Scouts back in March, they had to attend one of three induction weekends held at one of the four Northern New […]

A visit with the columnist on a notable achievement

A visit with the columnist on a notable achievement

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Elisabeth Ginsburg has been writing her column on gardening for this newspaper for nearly two decades. It is called “The Gardener’s Apprentice.” You’ve seen it, and probably have read it many times. We decided to meet with her and learn more about this woman who is a reservoir of horticultural knowledge for […]

Community Center hosts a Mother’s Day Tea

Community Center hosts a Mother’s Day Tea

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Irvington Senior Citizens Community Center on Springfield Avenue held a Mother’s Day Tea on Friday, May 12, two days before Mother’s Day, and everyone involved said it was the perfect way to spend the day. According to the ladies who participated in the event, it was greatly appreciated and well-received. “This […]

Parents continue to protest honors admission process

District defends process, though always looks to improve

WEST ORANGE, NJ — For the third straight year, several parents are speaking out against the admissions process for the West Orange School District’s honors program — specifically criticizing the emphasis the criteria puts on the placement test and writing sample. Much like last year, the parents believe that more weight should be placed on […]

Rowing team honored for saving a life

NUTLEY, NJ — Wednesday, April 26, started out as any other day for the Nutley High School crew team, but by day’s end, team members were lauded as heroes after saving a man who had jumped into the Passaic River. The man had jumped from the Harrison Avenue Bridge shortly before 5 p.m., just about the […]

Center Alliance throws a rockin’ party on Washington St.

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Bloomfield Center Alliance held its second springtime Bloomfield Center Block Party along Washington Street on Saturday, May 20. Restaurants and eateries along the thoroughfare were invited to bring their business to the curb. About a dozen did, with several more restaurants from other parts of town joining in. There were a couple […]

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