WO-owned Rock Spring officially opens

WO-owned Rock Spring officially opens

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Residents of West Orange gathered at the newly renamed Rock Spring Golf Club at West Orange to officially kick off the 2019 golf season May 9, with longtime West Orange School District educators Pat Galante and Nick Galante being the first to tee off at the course, formerly the Rock Spring […]

Political journalist to discuss ‘Trumpocracy’ at SOPAC

Political journalist to discuss ‘Trumpocracy’ at SOPAC

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The South Orange Performing Arts Center’s Independent Voices speaker series will continue Thursday, May 23, when the venue welcomes David Frum, a political commentator and frequent guest on CNN, MSNBC and the BBC. Frum will discuss his most recent book, “Trumpocracy: The Corruption of the American Republic.” Frum, who hails from […]

GOTR nurtures strong, confident girls in Essex

GOTR nurtures strong, confident girls in Essex

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Girls on the Run New Jersey East gathered at Mayfair Farms in West Orange on May 9 for its annual fundraising breakfast, encouraging local residents to support the group’s New Jersey chapter. The nonprofit organization sponsors running teams for girls across the country and the breakfast featured keynote speaker Sarah Ford, […]

Maplewood bans single-use plastic bags

Maplewood bans single-use plastic bags

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Maplewood Township Committee unanimously passed an ordinance that will ban plastic bags in local businesses at its meeting May 7, putting into effect on June 1 a law that will prohibit local businesses from giving customers plastic shopping bags. On Aug. 1, retail establishments will begin to charge a fee of […]

PVP poised to manage OSPAC

PVP poised to manage OSPAC

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Township Council approved on first reading at its April 30 meeting a licensing agreement that will allow Pleasant Valley Productions to run the Oskar Schindler Performing Arts Center. The ordinance passed with a vote of 2-1; council members Susan McCartney and Cindy Matute-Brown voted yes and Councilman Joe […]

Collum, DDF vie to be president

With less than a week until the election, candidates discuss their visions

Collum, DDF vie to be president

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Residents will vote Tuesday, May 14, for one of two candidates to be village president, choosing between incumbent Sheena Collum and current South Orange Trustee Deborah Davis Ford. Collum is running for her second term as village president, and Davis Ford has served on the Board of Trustees for 12 years. […]

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