32 teams battle for South Orange Cornhole Classic tourney title

  The Meadowland Park Conservancy held a cornhole tournament Saturday, June 15, in Meadowland Park in South Orange. Thirty two teams of two players each competed in the event. The Tea Baggers  defeated the Maryland Marauders in the final match to take the title. Matt Glass emceed the tournament which included music, food and a […]

East Orange Campus HS track star Jordaine Johnson blazes to fine finish at Meet of Champions, finishes in 2nd place in the 400 meters

East Orange Campus HS track star Jordaine Johnson blazes to fine finish at Meet of Champions, finishes in 2nd place in the 400 meters

EAST ORANGE, NJ — East Orange High School junior Jordaine Johnson finished in second place in the boys 400-meter dash at the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association’s state track and field Meet of Champions at Pennsauken on Wednesday, June 12. Johnson clocked 47.31 seconds. Jaden Marchan, a senior from Leonia High School, took first […]

Achieve Foundation celebrates students who help other students

  The Achieve Foundation celebrated the students who helped out as tutors at an Achieve Volunteer Tutor Appreciation Reception on June 10. “We were thrilled to thank and honor our volunteers for their work. We served more than 300 students this year and our tutors are the key to the program’s success. We couldn’t do […]

Robeson High School All-Star Football Classic is a big success

Robeson High School All-Star Football Classic is a big success

BELEVILLE, NJ — The 30th Paul Robeson High School All-Star Football Classic was a huge success on Tuesday, June 11, at Belleville High School’s Municipal Stadium/Doc Ellis Field. The game, featuring graduating seniors, drew a capacity crowd. The East All-Stars consisted of players from Essex, Union and Hudson counties, while the West All-Stars consisted of […]

West Orange resident competes as part of the Jamaican team

West Orange resident competes as part of the Jamaican team

WEST  ORANGE, NJ— West Orange’s Alana Walker, 17, recently competed as part of the Jamaican women’s national gymnastics team at the 2024 Senior Pan American Artistic Championships in Santa Marta, Colombia, and was among the top 24 gymnasts to qualify for the all-around finals. The 2024 Stanford women’s gymnastics team commit scored an all-around of 46.367, finishing 15th in the all-around for […]

West Orange celebrates its seniors

West Orange celebrates its seniors

  The West Orange Department of Senior Services celebrated Older Americans Month in May with lunches, karaoke, painting and pickleball. The kickoff event was a festive Cinco de Mayo themed luncheon including karaoke at the Oko Fine Cuisine restaurant located in downtown West Orange. A spring café was held at the West Orange Public Library […]

Influencer rewarded for his efforts

Influencer rewarded for his efforts

EAST ORANGE — Genration1st, a non-profit organization that champions the aspirations of first-generation college students in the United States, awarded Najee Jihad, aka Kid Problem, for his commitment to making a positive impact on young people. Kid Problem is a social media influencer operating out of Irvington and Newark. He is a self-made Big Brother […]

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