Mount Saint Mary Academy Euro Challenge captures win

Mount Saint Mary Academy Euro Challenge captures win

WATCHUNG, NJ — Kathleen Brennan, math department chairperson at Mount Saint Mary Academy in Watchung, announced that the Mount’s Euro Challenge team edged out four other finalists in competition on May 19. Their topic was gender inequality in Germany.  The sophomore presenters were Zoe Daly of Piscataway, Victoria Fekete of Livingston, Lillian Del Rossi of […]

East Orange boy catches first fish as derby in Orange park

East Orange boy catches first fish as derby in Orange park

ORANGE, NJ — Jayden Robinson, of East Orange, caught the first fish in the boys category at the Essex County Fishing Derby in Monte Irvin Orange Park on Tuesday, May 17. Presenting him with the award are Kahron Smothers, left, and Jackie Matthews, right, from the Essex County Parks Department. 

Essex County commissioners celebrate AAPI Heritage Month

Essex County commissioners celebrate AAPI Heritage Month

NEWARK, NJ — On Tuesday, May 17, the Essex County Board of County Commissioners held its inaugural Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month event. At the event, the board recognized: Allison Ladd, Newark deputy mayor and director of economic and housing development; Vineeta Khanna, vice president of the Livingston Board of Education; South Orange resident […]

Irvington youth catches 3 fish at derby

Irvington youth catches 3 fish at derby

IRVINGTON, NJ — Zanayah Hardiman, of Irvington, caught the most fish in the girls 1-5 age category at the Essex County Fishing Derby in Irvington Park on Wednesday, May 18. She caught three fish. Presenting her with the award are Essex County Parks Director Dan Salvante, left, and Jackie Matthews from the Essex County Parks […]

West Orange High School hosts ‘Move the Spectrum’ event

West Orange High School hosts ‘Move the Spectrum’ event

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School students and staff enjoyed an exciting array of activities designed to engage their senses at the “Move the Spectrum” event in Suriano Stadium on May 13. “West Orange High School physical education teacher Chuck Mound decided to create the event after WOHS students were unable to attend […]

Irvington HS girls flag football team clinches SFC divisional title

Irvington HS girls flag football team clinches SFC divisional title

Following its 26-6 win over Dickinson, the Irvington High School girls flag football team has clinched the Super Football Conference–South Division championship. Last year, they finished as runner-up in the state inaugural title game at MetLife Stadium. Photo Courtesy of IHS Athletics      

Best Teammate Award recipients honored at ceremony at Yogi Berra Museum

Best Teammate Award recipients honored at ceremony at Yogi Berra Museum

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — For the 10th consecutive year, the Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center hosted student athletes from member schools of the Super Essex Conference along with their families and coaches for a celebration of the qualities that made Yogi Berra a national treasure. The 39 recipients of the 2022 Yogi Berra Museum […]

Glen Ridge HS track teams compete at Essex County meet

Glen Ridge HS track teams compete at Essex County meet

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — The Glen Ridge High School boys and girls track-and-field teams compete at the Essex County individual championships on Thursday and Friday, May 19 and 20. The meet was stopped before its conclusion on Friday due to inclement weather and will resume at a date to be determined. Photos Courtesy of Chris […]

Bloomfield HS boys volleyball team beats Garfield in state tournament

Bloomfield HS boys volleyball team beats Garfield in state tournament

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The 13th-seeded Bloomfield High School boys volleyball team defeated 20th-seeded Garfield, 28-26, 25-23, in the play-in round of the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association’s North Jersey, Section 1, tournament at home on Monday, May 23. The Bengals, who improved to a 15-8 record, will visit No. 4 seed Jefferson in the […]

Columbia HS freshman Jada Fowlkes takes part at LPGA Cognizant Founders Cup golf tourney

Columbia HS freshman Jada Fowlkes takes part at LPGA Cognizant Founders Cup golf tourney

MAPLEWOOD/SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Columbia High School freshman Jada Fowlkes enjoyed a great experience at the recent LPGA Cognizant Founders Cup golf tournament held at the Upper Montclair Country Club. Representing the LPGA-USGA Girls Golf of Greater Newark, Fowlkes, 14, was invited to play in the pro-am tournament for the second year in a row.  […]

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