WOHS alumna nominated for Grammy in World Music

WOHS alumna nominated for Grammy in World Music

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School Class of 2001 graduate Nathalie Joachim has been nominated for a Grammy in the World Music category for her album “Famn D’Ayiti.” The accomplished flutist, vocalist and composer explores her Haitian heritage and the music of its iconic female artists in her first solo album, written for […]

Man gets 20 years in prison for shooting ex’s date

NEWARK, NJ — Rahiym Washington, 32, of Newark, was sentenced to 20 years in New Jersey State Prison after an Essex County jury found him guilty of second-degree aggravated assault for shooting his friend and leaving him paralyzed, according to a Jan. 23 press release from the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office. The crime occurred on […]

Man arrested for conspiracy to commit murder

NEWARK, NJ — Hassan S. Shoulars, 26, of Newark, has been arrested and charged with conspiracy to commit murder in connection with the death of Avent Holston, 27, of Newark, according to a Jan. 22 press release from the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office. Holston was fatally shot on Oct. 28 on the 300 block of […]

SOBOT honors DeLuca with proclamation

SOBOT honors DeLuca with proclamation

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The South Orange Board of Trustees honored former Maplewood Mayor Vic DeLuca at its Jan. 13 meeting with a proclamation, on behalf of the board and South Orange community, thanking him for his tremendous service during his long and fruitful tenure as mayor of Maplewood. “Vic is a class act, great […]

Durand-Hedden offers taste of history

Durand-Hedden offers taste of history

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — In an annual tradition spanning more than 35 years, visitors have gathered around Durand-Hedden’s 18th-century hearth and experienced how Maplewood residents of long ago cooked, ate and kept warm during the long winter months. On Sunday, Jan. 26, from 1 to 4 p.m., Durand-Hedden once again welcomes skilled cook Margaret Quinn, who […]

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