Free Women’s Wellness Expo

NEWARK, NJ — Susan G. Komen North Jersey and Newark will present a free Women’s Wellness Expo on Saturday,Oct. 28, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the JFK Recreation Center, 211 W. Kinney St. in Newark. This expo will draw on resources from public, corporate and medical communities to raise awareness for breast health […]

Shred your paper

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Essex County’s Paper Shredding Day will be Saturday, Oct. 28, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the county’s public works depot at 99 West Bradford Ave. in Cedar Grove. Destroy important documents safely and securely. All shredded paper will be recycled. This program is free to all Essex County residents, […]

Hospital union endorses Robinson as 3rd Ward candidate

EAST ORANGE, NJ — East Orange 3rd Ward City Council candidate Mayme Robinson’s attempt to succeed Ted Green as the ward’s representative got a boost on Thursday, Oct. 5, when the National Union of Hospital and Health Care Employees, AFL-CIO District 1199J, endorsed her candidacy. “Our union, District 1199J and our Political Action COPE Committee […]

Haitian ambassador to deliver address at Caribbean Summit at Seton Hall

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Haitian ambassador to the United States Paul G. Altidor will deliver the keynote address at the Caribbean Summit, sponsored by the Division of Continuing Education & Professional Studies, on Friday, Nov. 3, at Seton Hall University. The day will be dedicated to exploring leadership, tourism, education, the arts and investment opportunities […]

TSTI to host several events

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel, the Reform synagogue in South Orange, invites area residents to the following programs: On Thursday, Nov. 2, at 7 p.m., Michael Levi, an Israeli emissary from the Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest, will explore “The Relationships Between Judaism in Israel and the United States.” Levi will discuss different […]

Bruce Arlett, ‘The Voice of the Bengals,’ is mourned

Bruce Arlett, ‘The Voice of the Bengals,’ is mourned

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Bruce Arlett, the longtime Bloomfield High School athletic events public address announcer who was affectionately known as “The Voice of the Bengals,” died Oct. 7 after battling a long illness. He was 57. Arlett’s passion for Bengals sports was reflected in his job as a P.A. announcer at Foley Field for football […]

Seton Hall brings ‘Prayer for Peace’ to NJPAC

NEWARK, NJ — Seton Hall University’s School of Diplomacy and International Relations and College of Communication and the Arts will premiere the second cycle of their “Prayer for Peace” Concert Series at NJPAC in Newark. Inspired by Leonard Bernstein’s artistic mandate, the classical music concert is dedicated to music’s role as an instrument of peace, […]

Student brings airsoft rifle to Underhill Field

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Columbia High School families were alerted recently that, on Wednesday, Oct. 18, a student had brought an airsoft rifle to Underhill Field. The rifle was discharged in the locker room and hit several students, none of whom were seriously injured, according to a letter from the South Orange-Maplewood School District. According to […]

Friends of the WOPL hold fundraiser

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Friends of the West Orange Library will host an all-day fundraiser on Thursday, Oct. 26, at Oak Barrel Pub, 440 Main St. in West Orange. Stop by the establishment for lunch or dinner and 15 percent of all purchases will be donated to Friends.

WOHS to present ‘Our Town’

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange High School drama department’s fall play will be “Our Town,” the Pulitzer Prize-winning drama that tells the story of the fictional American small town of Grover’s Corners between 1901 and 1913 through the everyday lives of its citizens. First produced and published in 1938, “Our Town” has become […]

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