New roster inducted into Colgate Park Hall of Fame

New roster inducted into Colgate Park Hall of Fame

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Softball and baseball players congregated at Colgate Park field in Fink’s Wine and Liquors and Quigley’s Barbershop jerseys as a new group of “old timers” was inducted into the Colgate Park Hall of Fame at the 43rd annual Old Timer’s Day, honoring the adults who played in the park as children. […]

Maplewoodians learn about first response in town

Maplewoodians learn about first response in town

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Maplewood’s first responders gathered on Valley Street for the Maplewood Safety Fair, allowing young residents to sound the sirens and learn how an ambulance operates. Organized by Tony Avila, the owner of American Jiu Jitsu of Maplewood, instructors also taught self-defense tactics. “We wanted to give people a chance to learn about […]

SO Health Fair covers its bases

Health Department event provides screenings, information, a good time

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 parked. The health fair was the 13th put on by South Orange Health Officer John Festa, who said the event is a chance for residents […]

TC discusses electric vehicles, their charging stations

TC discusses electric vehicles, their charging stations

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Maplewood Township Committee discussed two proposed ordinances that deal with electric vehicles and charging stations at its meeting on Sept. 3, defining what an electric vehicle is and setting regulations for where charging stations will be placed. The ordinances are set to be on the committee’s agenda in September or October. […]

District updates tech for new year

District updates tech for new year

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange School District Director of Technology Fil Santiago gave the West Orange Board of Education an update on all of the new technology and ongoing projects his department has been working on over the summer at the Aug. 26 BOE meeting, highlighting new equipment that has been purchased for the […]

Bubble conflict continues in WOSD

Bubble conflict continues in WOSD

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The conflict between the manufacturer of the air structure at West Orange High School known as the “bubble” and the district is ongoing, delaying the completion of the practice and locker room facility. At an Aug. 26 Board of Education meeting, architect Tony Catana of the Spiezle Architectural Group said the […]

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