OLS blood drive

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Our Lady of Sorrows in South Orange blood drive will host a blood drive with free cholesterol screening on Sunday, March 26, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 217 Prospect St., South Orange. Donors must weigh at least 110 pounds, eat before donation, bring ID, and drink plenty of water […]

Local group builds home in Guatemala

Local group builds home in Guatemala

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — A group from Our Lady of Sorrows in South Orange traveled to Guatemala from March 3 to 11 with Habitat for Humanity’s Global Village Program. The group included four graduates of OLS School: Conor McCarthy, Shane McCarthy, Daniel Rego and Daniella Simari. Barbara McCarthy, the school’s library media specialist, led the […]

Death, rabies rates down according to village health dept.

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Earlier this month, the South Orange Department of Health released its 2016 annual public health report, detailing the data regarding animal control, human health issues, enforcement and outreach. According to the 2010 census, South Orange had approximately 16,200 residents — a number that is surely increasing due to residential construction. Even […]

Our Lady of Sorrows RC Church celebrates Mass of Remembrance

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — On Saturday, Nov. 5, at noon, Our Lady of Sorrows RC Church, located at 217 Prospect St. in South Orange, will celebrate its annual Mass of Remembrance in memory of departed family members, friends and parishioners. All are welcome to join together in prayer and fellowship. Light refreshments will be served […]

Think pink, donate blood

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — To coincide with National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Our Lady of Sorrows in South Orange will be holding a blood drive on Sunday, Oct. 23, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 217 Prospect St. Donors must weigh at least 110 pounds, eat before donation and bring ID. For more informations […]

Morrow attains Eagle Scout rank for service to OLS School

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — William Matthew Reilly Morrow of South Orange, a member of Boy Scout Troop 10 and a graduate of Columbia High School, has been named an Eagle Scout, the most distinguished rank in scouting. To earn his Eagle ranking, Morrow restored and repainted 12 double fire doors at the Our Lady of […]

Community blood drive at OLS

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — There will be a community blood drive at Our Lady of Sorrows Church, 217 Prospect St. in South Orange, on Sunday, June 26, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Blood donors over age 76 must present a doctor’s note at time of donation. To make an appointment, call 201-251-3703. For medical […]

OLS dons green for St. Patrick’s Day

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Our Lady of Sorrows of South Orange had a large contingent at the West Orange St. Patrick’s Day parade on March 13. The West Orange parade is one of the largest in the state and draws marchers from throughout New Jersey and even New York. Photos by Steve Ellmore