Green Hill hosts senior safety seminar

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Green Hill will hold a senior safety seminar on Thursday, Sept. 21, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at 103 Pleasant Valley Way in West Orange. Topics will include scams and fraud, home and personal security, pedestrian and driver safety, and more, including a question-and-answer session. This event is open to the […]

Big grins and high fives at B2SS

Big grins and high fives at B2SS

WEST ORANGE, NJ — “I got the coolest stuff!” said one young boy running up to greet his father after attending the ninth annual NCJW/Essex Back 2 School Store on Sunday, July 30. “My new backpack makes me feel smart and important!” said another child. With walls completely lined with coats, rows of new sneakers, […]

Vehicle vs. building with fire at 1753 Springfield Ave.

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — On Friday, Aug. 18, at approximately 10 p.m., the Maplewood Fire Department responded to 1753 Springfield Ave. after Maplewood police observed smoke and fire resulting from a motor vehicle collision. Upon arrival, Maplewood firefighters observed significant damage on the side of the building with visible fire around the electrical service and a […]

NCJW to host Sept. computer classes

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Registration is now open for September computer classes at the Linda & Rudy Slucker NCJW/Essex Center for Women. Basic Excel has six classes scheduled on Mondays and Wednesdays beginning Sept. 11 from 9 to 11 a.m., and Intro to Word has five classes scheduled on Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning Sept. 12 from […]

Sheriff’s office arrests reputed members of the Bloods

NEWARK, NJ — A reputed member of the Bloods street gang was arrested Aug. 19 by Essex County sheriff’s officers, who recovered multiple firearms at the scene. Sheriff Armando Fontoura stated in an Aug. 20 press release that officers from his department’s Patrol Division were performing uniformed quality of life operations on the evening of […]

Come and sing with the Bloomfield Chorale

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Bloomfield Chorale invites interested singers to join. The members are seeking all voices — soprano, alto, tenor and bass. Drop in at any rehearsal during the month of September to meet and learn about the group. Weekly rehearsals are held on Tuesdays, starting Sept. 12, from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. on […]

TBZ to construct new Shores of Africa Penguin Exhibit

TBZ to construct new Shores of Africa Penguin Exhibit

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. announced on Aug. 16 that construction was under way for the new Shores of Africa Penguin Exhibit at Turtle Back Zoo. The African penguins will join the giraffes, lions and hyenas in the African Adventure, bringing all of Turtle Back’s animals from the largest continent […]

West Orange PAL Golf Outing

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Police Athletic League Golf Outing will be Monday, Aug. 28, beginning at 11 a.m. with a barbecue lunch and check-in, followed by a 12:30 p.m. shot gun start and 5:30 p.m. cocktail hour, and concluding with a 6:30 p.m. buffet dinner. The event will be held at Brooklake […]

PHOTOS: Irvington HS football scrimmage at Pope John

PHOTOS: Irvington HS football scrimmage at Pope John

The Irvington High School varsity football traveled to Sparta on Saturday, August 19, to particpate in a quad scrimmage with host school Pope John, West Morris, and Mater Dei. Photos courtesy by Dr. John Taylor/IHS Athletic Director. Photo captions Photo 1 – Freshman running back Zahir Abdus-Salaam running down the sidelines during a 29-yard run […]

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