Maplewood Girl Scouts earn Silver Award

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Phoebe Holt-Reiss and Evelyn Van de North, members of Girl Scout Troop 22831 in Maplewood, earned the Girl Scout Silver Award, the highest award available for achievement to a Girl Scout Cadette. To earn the Silver Award, girls work alone or together in small groups to identify an issue or problem that […]

Two towns’ seniors meet and mix at The Woodland

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — On March 12, the Two Towns for All Ages program held its first social event at The Woodlands. The Meet and Mix, organized by South Orange Seniors and the Maplewood Recreation Department, was a great success with close to 90 residents from both South Orange and Maplewood attending. This first Meet and […]

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 […]