9 candidates seek 3 open seats on BOT

BOT candidates discuss taxes, fire department and more

9 candidates seek 3 open seats on BOT

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Residents will vote for three new members of the Board of Trustees on Tuesday, May 14, choosing from nine candidates. The candidates are running on three slates: “SO Forward” with Matt Wonski, Stacey Trimble Borden and Ed Grossi; “Your Voice, Our Village” with Bob Zuckerman, Donna Coallier and Summer Jones; and […]

Collum, DDF face off at forum

Village president candidates share their views at April 24 AHNA event

Collum, DDF face off at forum

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The two candidates who are running for village president faced off in a forum hosted by the Academy Heights Neighborhood Association on April 24. Incumbent Sheena Collum and challenger Deborah Davis Ford, a current South Orange trustee, each had two minutes to answer each question without a chance to rebut. On […]

Officials search for person who shot Trey the cat

Officials search for person who shot Trey the cat

WEST ORANGE, NJ — A volunteer for the West Orange Trap-Neuter-Vaccinate-Return program rescued an injured cat that had been shot in the leg by a pellet gun last week, leading to the cat having his left front leg amputated. The nonprofit organization traps feral cats living in West Orange, then neuters and vaccinates them before […]

Protecting the reservation for Arbor Day

SMC celebrates Arbor Day by managing reservation ecosystem

Protecting the reservation for Arbor Day

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The South Mountain Conservancy celebrated Arbor Day at the South Mountain Reservation on April 27, with volunteers doing clean up and planting in the Wildflower and Forest Preserve section of the park. Approximately 400 trees were planted in three hours and invasive species were cleared out of the area. The SMC’s […]