Upgrades and renovations continue at 40th St. Park

IRVINGTON, NJ — Earlier this year, Mayor Tony Vauss and Recreation Department Director Donald Malloy announced that the long-awaited 40th Street Park renovation and upgrade had finally begun, which also meant no summer camps or activities will be scheduled at the park during July and August. “We’re operating out of all the parks in town, […]

EO Rec Department hosts Gang Awareness Workshop

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Naima Hall, who serves the Passion for Purpose nonprofit group and My Brother’s Keeper in East Orange, organized a seminar on gangs and gang culture and how to combat it Thursday, June 15, at the Fellowship Civic Center. Detective John Marcelli of the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Narcotics Task Force was […]

Seton Hall Prep Baseball Program enjoying success this summer

  WEST ORANGE, NJ – The Baseball Program at Seton Hall Prep has put together a travel team this summer consisting of 22 players who competed on the freshman team this past spring. The group is  “playing up,” meaning they are opposing other top travel programs that are a year older, thus affording them better […]

Charles Eben Crandall

Charles Eben Crandall, M.D., of Maplewood, New Jersey, and Shelter Island, New York, died on April 15, 2017, after a brief illness. Crandall was born March 8, 1921, in Jersey City, New Jersey, the son of Charles Eben Crandall and Edith Harriet Squire. He grew up in Kearny, New Jersey, and graduated from Kearny High […]

John J. McGrath Sr.

John J. McGrath Sr., 91, of Maplewood died at home on May 14, 2017 surrounded by his family. John’s Funeral Mass was celebrated at St. Joseph’s Church, Maplewood, N.J. He was interred with military honors at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Hanover, N.J. John lived in Maplewood since 1961. He served as an Aerial Gunner […]

Charles Eben Crandall

Charles Eben Crandall, M.D., of Maplewood, New Jersey, and Shelter Island, New York, died on April 15, 2017, after a brief illness. Crandall was born March 8, 1921, in Jersey City, New Jersey, the son of Charles Eben Crandall and Edith Harriet Squire. He grew up in Kearny, New Jersey, and graduated from Kearny High […]

Eric Roberson headlines at third annual MACFest

Eric Roberson headlines at third annual MACFest

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Father’s Day came early for singer Eric Roberson’s father, James Roberson Jr., who celebrated his 70th birthday Saturday, June 17, the same day East Orange’s third annual Music, Arts and Culture Festival, or MACFest, took place in City Hall Plaza. Eric Roberson, a Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter, headlined the event, which also included […]

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