Principal helps faculty implement new programs

Principal helps faculty implement new programs

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — School is under way for another year and six teachers, brand new to the district, have joined Principal Alla Vayda-Manzo’s staff at Bloomfield Middle School. In an…

SO Health Fair covers its bases

SO Health Fair covers its bases

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The village held its annual health fair at the South Orange Firehouse on Sept. 7, providing free health screenings for residents where the firetrucks are usually…

WO Girl Scouts take action, plant garden outside library

WO Girl Scouts take action, plant garden outside library

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Girl Scout Troop 20262, which serves fifth-graders at Hazel and Gregory elementary schools, recently took the first step in its “Take Action Project.” For their Junior…

Celebration Sunday was wonderful

Celebration Sunday was wonderful

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Celebration Sunday was observed Sunday, Sept. 8, at the Glen Ridge Congregational Church, with worship followed by an annual picnic on the lawn. The outdoor get-together…

David Lyons remembered at funeral

IRVINGTON, NJ — The funeral for former Irvington Municipal Council President and North Ward Councilman David Lyons took place at Christian Pentecostal Church on Clinton Avenue on Monday, Aug. 19.…

Bloomfield says goodbye to one of its own

Bloomfield says goodbye to one of its own

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Bloomfield resident Anatalia Faith Pena was remembered at two public events in the past week. A requiem Mass at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Montclair on Wednesday,…

Essex County remembers Sept. 11, 2001

Essex County remembers Sept. 11, 2001

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Essex County community gathered the morning of Sept. 11 to mark the 18th anniversary of the tragedies in New York, Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C. The…

West Orange students head back to school on Sept. 4

West Orange students head back to school on Sept. 4

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Thousands of West Orange students returned to school under sunny skies on Sept. 4 via buses, cars and their own foot. Smiles were in abundance at…

Seniors enjoy picnic and barbecue at WO pool

Seniors enjoy picnic and barbecue at WO pool

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange held a senior picnic at the Ginny Duenkel Pool on Sept. 3. Attendees enjoyed a barbecue lunch and some leisure time with friends and…

Fire Department plans for the future

Fire Department plans for the future

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Bloomfield Fire Department is working on a new strategic plan that will be an operational blueprint for the next three to five years. The department has…

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