Bloomfield Council has its first Latina

Bloomfield Council has its first Latina

BLOOMFIELD — The Bloomfield Township Council voted unanimously to appoint Monica Charris Tabares to fill the vacant at-large council seat. Councilman Rich Rockwell nominated Tabares to fill the vacancy of…

Unified Sports brings BHS students together

Unified Sports brings BHS students together

Special education and general education students are now competing together in varsity-level sports at Bloomfield High School in a recently inaugurated athletic program called Unified Sports. Play is with boys…

Maplewood Committee, mayor ask protestors to be respectful

MAPLEWOOD — The mayor and township committee are asking participants in public protests to refrain from engaging in hate speech or behavior that targets any specific group. “Recently, some protestors,…

By Nadine Etienne Special to the Irvington Herald  A sea of teenagers flooded Newark’s Prudential Center on Feb. 3 for the annual Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU ) Invesco…

IHS grad picked for elite Navy unit

IHS grad picked for elite Navy unit

A native of Irvington recently completed an intensive 10-week training program to become a member of the elite U.S. Navy Ceremonial Guard. Airman Taheed Phillips, a 2023 Irvington High School…

Glen Ridge is a leader in sustainability

Glen Ridge is a leader in sustainability

Glen Ridge received certification at the silver level by Sustainable Jersey this past November. What that means is that the municipal government has undertaken efforts to implement sustainability throughout the…

Man convicted of sexually assaulting Irvington woman

Man convicted of sexually assaulting Irvington woman

A 43-year-old man has been found guilty of sexually assaulting a woman in Irvington, who was accosted while carrying her three-week-old son. Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II…

Feisty and fun-loving at 100

Feisty and fun-loving at 100

A surprise birthday party held in the recreation room at St. Thomas the Apostle Church, brought a shower of accolades to centenarian Rose Marcopoto, from some 80 members of the…

Dancing to light the darkness

The internationally known Limon Dance Company will be performing for one night in Newark with a South Orange resident as one of its star performers. Jessica Sgambelluri will take the…

OHS seniors commit to colleges

OHS seniors commit to colleges

It was signing day at Orange High School. Seven standout student athletes announced where they would be attending college and playing football in the fall. Vice Principal and Athletic Director…

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