TC candidates debate issues at forum

Adams, Castillo, Lembrich discuss recycling, redevelopment with Hilton Neighborhood Association

TC candidates debate issues at forum

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — With little more than a month to go until Election Day, Maplewood residents had a chance to get to know the three candidates running for the two open seats on the Maplewood Township Committee at a debate hosted by the Hilton Neighborhood Association at the Maplewood Senior Center on Sept. 27. Nancy […]

SO sixth-grader becomes newest Scholastic reporter

SO sixth-grader becomes newest Scholastic reporter

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — When the next issue of “Scholastic News” hits classrooms, there’s a good chance that South Orange resident Liset Zacker will have a byline in it. A new Kid Reporter for the Scholastic News Kids Press Corps, the 11-year-old will be covering current events, breaking news and entertainment for the publisher’s educational […]

Small robot paints murals in downtown WO

New art graces 2 walls in W. Orange’s business district, designed by a resident and applied by a bot

Small robot paints murals in downtown WO

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Residents heading toward Washington Street on Main Street might notice a little more color on two buildings now that murals are a part of the scenery. One, on the side of Prime Jewelry & Electronics, displays a 40-foot-tall portrait of Thomas Edison with the quote: “What you are will show in […]

With new machine, renovated JCC gym works out routine

With new machine, renovated JCC gym works out routine

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The last year has seen JCC MetroWest make many improvements to its fitness facilities as it upgraded the women’s locker room, cycling studio and, most recently, the fitness center. Reopened Sept. 21, the gym now features new flooring, cardio machines and a training area that features the Queenax machine, a suspension […]

SHU officially opens new campus in Nutley and Clifton

SHU officially opens new campus in Nutley and Clifton

NUTLEY, NJ — Seton Hall University officially opened the doors of the Interprofessional Health Sciences Campus on Tuesday, Sept. 18, with Cardinal Joseph Tobin, the Archbishop of Newark, performing a blessing. Located in both Nutley and Clifton, the extension of the main campus in South Orange is now home to nursing, medical and health science […]

STOP for Nikhil raises nearly $50K so far

Community supports Nikhil Badlani Foundation, traffic safety, community music program at run

STOP for Nikhil raises nearly $50K so far

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Residents gathered at West Orange High School’s Suriano Stadium on Sunday, Sept. 16, for the eighth annual STOP for Nikhil 5K Run and 3K Walk put on by the Nikhil Badlani Foundation to honor Nikhil Badlani, a West Orange middle school student who died in a car crash in 2011, when […]

Residents band together to ‘Keep West Orange Clean’

Town unites to gather trash and build pride in W. Orange

Residents band together to ‘Keep West Orange Clean’

WEST ORANGE, NJ — On National Cleanup Day on Saturday, Sept. 15, West Orange residents and officials came together to eliminate litter in the community. The national initiative, now in its second year, aims to gather people around the country and encourage them to create a clean environment. The event is led by the nonprofit […]