TSTI collects 107 turkeys for Interfaith Food Pantry of the Oranges

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel, the Reform synagogue in South Orange, held its 21st annual Thanksgiving turkey drive on Sunday, Nov. 19; members collected 107 frozen turkeys for the Interfaith Food Pantry of the Oranges as well as holiday groceries, pantry staples and winter coats for adults and children. TSTI is one of […]

SO joins state safety campaign ‘Street Smart NJ’

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The head of the South Orange Police Department Traffic Bureau, Lt. Michael Corrigan, recently announced that South Orange has launched a Street Smart NJ pedestrian safety education campaign aimed at reducing pedestrian-motor vehicle crashes in New Jersey. The Street Smart NJ campaign is a collaborative effort between public, private and nonprofit […]

Police arrest man for assaulting woman outside day care center

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Maplewood Police Department received calls of a female being assault by a male in front of a day care center at 495 Valley St. on Wednesday, Dec. 6, at approximately 8:45 a.m. Upon officers’ arrival, the female victim was located and reported to police that the father of her two children, […]

WO athletes take gold at Elks Hoop Shoot competition

WO athletes take gold at Elks Hoop Shoot competition

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange Elks Lodge 1590 held its annual Elks Hoop Shoot basketball free throw contest at West Orange High School on Dec. 3. In the 10 and 11 age group, Gabriel Strassman took first place, Matthew Salmeron took second and Nesim Roy took third. One week later, on Dec. 10, at […]

Christmas with First Presbyterian & Trinity

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — All are welcome to celebrate the Christmas season at First Presbyterian & Trinity Church in South Orange on all Sundays of Advent, Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve at 111 South Orange Ave. in South Orange. On Sunday, Dec. 17, the third Sunday of Advent, the church will have a family […]

County police to crack down on impaired driving

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Essex County Sheriff’s Office will join with the county’s 22 municipal police departments and participate in a statewide crackdown on drivers impaired by alcohol or drugs as part of the annual end of year “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign. From now through Jan. 1, law enforcement officials will […]

West Orange HS basketball teams gear up for seasons

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The West Orange High School boys’ and girls’ varsity basketball teams will tip off the season Dec. 15. The boys will host University at 7 p.m. The girls will visit East Orange Campus in a rematch of last year’s  North Jersey Section 1, Group 4 state tournament semifinal won by East […]

West Orange HS and Seton Hall Prep wrestling teams get ready for seasons

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The West Orange High School and Seton Hall Prep varsity wrestling teams will begin their seasons Dec. 16. WOHS will take part in the Dover Holiday Tournament, while SHP will participate in the Morris Knolls Tournament. The following are their schedules: West Orange Dec. 16, at Dover Holiday Tournament, 9 a.m. Dec. 20, […]

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