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NJ Legislature honors Bloomfield Tech teacher

NJ Legislature honors Bloomfield Tech teacher

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Bloomfield Tech English literature teacher David Shallcross received a bipartisan accolade from the New Jersey Legislature on Thursday, Jan. 28, for his contribution to education. “One-hundred and twenty…

SOMA students exceed PARCC averages

MAPLEWOOD/SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — South Orange and Maplewood students who took last year’s Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers exam scored higher on average on most subject tests…

Film touting Arab American feats premieres at SHU

SOUTH ORANGE / WEST ORANGE, NJ — Philip Kayal and Abe Kasbo had no filmmaking experience prior to producing their first documentary. What they did know was that Arab-Americans are not…

Hispanic Heritage Committee proposal discussed

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — A proposal by a councilman to create a Hispanic Heritage Committee drew criticism at the Bloomfield Township Council conference meeting Monday night. Councilman Carlos Pomares deferred his proposal,…

District teachers take to the stage in yearly faculty concert

District teachers take to the stage in yearly faculty concert

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange School District’s arts department will once again put its talent on display for a good cause during the 15th annual Music Faculty Scholarship Concert…

Councilmen claim they were tricked into purchasing YWCA

EAST ORANGE, NJ — According to East Ward Councilman and mayoral candidate Kerry Coley and West Ward Councilman Harold J. Johnson, the YWCA deal Mayor Dwayne Warren has been pushing City…

Younger generation honors grandfather’s memory

Younger generation honors grandfather’s memory

NUTLEY, NJ — Nutley resident Steven Scioscia is too young to remember World War II. In fact, Scioscia, who is 23 years old, isn’t old enough to truly remember most of…

BOE considers non-public athletics issues

BOE considers non-public athletics issues

By Joe Ragozzino and Daniel Jackovino BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Fed up with being forced to play against non-public schools that have the advantage of drawing student-athletes from anywhere in the region,…

Four new Bobcat snowplows bought for DPW

Four new Bobcat snowplows bought for DPW

IRVINGTON, NJ — On Monday, Feb. 1, Mayor Tony Vauss and Department of Public Works Director Jamel Holley unveiled four new Bobcat snow plows the township purchased to help with the…

ECLC families travel ’round the world at South Mountain Y

ECLC families travel ’round the world at South Mountain Y

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Local families were able to take a trip around the globe without ever leaving New Jersey, thanks to the eighth annual World Festival at the South Mountain YMCA…

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