Green Hill hosts sixth annual Green House block party

Green Hill hosts sixth annual Green House block party

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The sixth annual Green House block party was held in the Green House “neighborhood” at Green Hill in West Orange on Tuesday, July 11. There was a wonderful turnout of residents, family and friends enjoying the beautiful weather, delicious food, great conversation and lively music by accordionist Eric Kerssen. Staff and […]

Tradition of In-Service Night continues at MCP

Tradition of In-Service Night continues at MCP

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Maplewood Community Pool closed early on Tuesday, July 11, for the annual “In-Service Night.” This event for lifeguards is held to ensure safety and consistency throughout the pool, which has more than 60 certified lifeguards working shifts Sunday through Saturday between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. Having everyone together for In-Service […]

After long recovery, assault victim is back at work

After long recovery, assault victim is back at work

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — A Bloomfield resident brutally attacked in January by a gang of juveniles on Arlington Avenue began working full-time again last week. His assailants had worn a type of glove used by motorcyclists with hardened, composite material protecting the knuckles. Adam Young returned to his job as the lead brewer for Brooklyn Brewery following […]

WOHS artists design mural for CPR room

WOHS artists design mural for CPR room

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Graduating seniors at West Orange High School recently completed a creative mural in the CPR room to send a message to future students of the importance of certification in CPR. Seniors can receive credits for CPR classes by taking the class for one semester and taking the exam. Physical education teacher […]

PAT provides family support services to prevent abuse, neglect

PAT provides family support services to prevent abuse, neglect

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — It is no easy feat to raise children in this day and age. There are many external stressors and unavoidable family issues that can make this even more difficult. Through its Parents As Teachers program, FAMILYConnections identifies at-risk families and provides one-on-one help to ensure everyone in a home remains safe. […]

Codey leaves legacy of compassion in WOSD

After 16 years at Gregory School, former first lady of NJ retires, will focus on mental health initiatives

Codey leaves legacy of compassion in WOSD

WEST ORANGE, NJ — After 16 years in the West Orange School District and a career in the field of education spanning more than 30 years, Gregory School teacher Mary Jo Codey is ending her career as an elementary school teacher. Codey, who served as a basic skills teacher at the Gregory School, is well-known […]

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