SOMA Health Department reports an increase in dog bite cases

SOMA Health Department reports an increase in dog bite cases

Maplewood and South Orange are seeing an increase in dog bite cases. The Health Department shared by the two towns receives reports from local hospitals treating animal bite injuries and/or…

Minions help celebrate GRHS graduation

Minions help celebrate GRHS graduation

The dust has settled and been swept away for now, but for the last several weeks parents of Glen Ridge High School seniors were strenuously erecting an eye-popping amusement park…

Sanchez returns

Sanchez returns

Columbia High School Principal Frank Sanchez made a dramatic entrance into Codey Arena Wednesday night to be part of the commencement exercises for the Class of 2024. Sanchez was placed…

West Orange celebrates its seniors

West Orange celebrates its seniors

  The West Orange Department of Senior Services celebrated Older Americans Month in May with lunches, karaoke, painting and pickleball. The kickoff event was a festive Cinco de Mayo themed…

Influencer rewarded for his efforts

Influencer rewarded for his efforts

EAST ORANGE — Genration1st, a non-profit organization that champions the aspirations of first-generation college students in the United States, awarded Najee Jihad, aka Kid Problem, for his commitment to making…

Bowling club celebrates 100 years

Bowling club celebrates 100 years

The Essex County Lawn Bowling Club, which is located in Bloomfield, at Watsessing Park, celebrated its centennial Saturday, June 1. The event attracted a good number of regulars, residents and…

Garden benefits from Grub ‘n’ Roses

Garden benefits from Grub ‘n’ Roses

Freeman Gardens held a fundraiser, Friday, June 7, called Grub ‘n’ Roses. From its 4 p.m. start, it attracted a considerable crowd which only grew until a 9 o’clock closing.…

Grand jury clears CHS Principal Frank Sanchez

Grand jury clears CHS Principal Frank Sanchez

An Essex County grand jury has reviewed and dismissed charges against Frank Sanchez, who was accused of assault and endangering a child while working as Columbia High School principal. Sanchez…

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