Congregational Church welcomes new minister to pulpit

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Glen Ridge Congregational Church UCC has announced the appointment of the Rev. Damien J. Lake as designated interim minister beginning Sept. 1. His first Sunday in the pulpit will be Celebration Sunday, Sept. 10, according to a recent press release from the church. The church will celebrate the beginning of the […]

Candidate for lieutenant governor visits for National Night Out

Candidate for lieutenant governor visits for National Night Out

IRVINGTON, NJ — Assemblywoman Sheila Oliver, the state Democratic Party’s candidate for lieutenant governor, stopped by Irvington’s annual National Night Out event in Civic Square on Tuesday, Aug. 1. “She’s here all the time and that’s one of the things about having one of our own on the ticket as lieutenant governor,” said Mayor Tony […]

Christie takes action on pending legislation

TRENTON, NJ — Things have been busy in Trenton recently. Gov. Chris Christie has taken action in many instances of pending legislation. In the past two months, according to the governor’s office, Christie has signed many bills into law, including: S-169/A-4329 to allow certain emergency squad volunteers holding municipal elected office to vote on emergency […]

TC votes ‘no confidence’ in Chief Cimino

Maplewood Township Committee condemns police actions on July 5, 2016, asks Cimino to resign

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Tuesday, Aug. 1, was an up and down night for the Maplewood Police Department. The evening started with the department’s National Night Out celebration, meant to strengthen bonds between police officers and the community they serve. The evening ended with Police Chief Robert Cimino being placed on administrative leave and being asked […]

Talent Time to stage ‘Spelling Bee’ at BHS

Now in its 68th year, Talent Time Players will spell out what makes it great through zany musical

Talent Time to stage ‘Spelling Bee’ at BHS

BLOOMFIELD. NJ — The Talent Time Players, now it their 68th year, will present the musical, “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” this week with evening performances Thursday through Saturday in the Bloomfield High School Auditorium at 8 p.m. When the original musical played on Broadway, there were nine in the cast, but Talent Time […]