Maplewood couple is recognized

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Maplewood couple Joseph Britton and Rozalia Czaban will receive the Norman Tanzman Award at Raritan Bay Medical Center Foundation’s 31st annual Harbor Lights Ball on Saturday, Nov. 14, at the Hyatt Regency in Jersey City. Czaban, the principal of Perth Amboy High School until her retirement in 2010, was graduated from William Paterson […]

‘Best Downtown’ celebration

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Maplewood Village Alliance has announced a special customer appreciation day on Saturday, Nov. 14, in celebration of being voted New Jersey’s favorite downtown. Maplewood was voted the No. 1 downtown in New Jersey in a bracket-style competition run by New Jersey Monthly and sponsored by Kings Supermarket. Up against some big […]

Maplewood & South Orange for the week of November 12th

OBITUARIES: • BEHRLE – Richard William Sr., formerly of West Orange and Maplewood; Nov. 5. • BLASI – Myron J. “Red,” formerly of South Orange; Nov. 4. Former SOMa teacher. • BRYAN – Robert Connor, formerly of Maplewood; Oct. 27. CEO in tool industry. • COX – Robert P., formerly of Maplewood; Oct. 29. Worked […]

West Orange for the week of November 12th

OBITUARIES: • ALTARAS – Henry, of West Orange; Nov. 1. Father and grandfather. • BEHRLE – Richard William Sr., formerly of West Orange and Maplewood; Nov. 5. • BRADY – Dr. Frank J. Sr., of West Orange, formerly of Vailsburg; Oct. 31. • COWLEY – Earl W. of West Orange; Nov. 5. Security guard, active […]

WOHS, vet recognize each other for devotion to nation

WEST ORANGE, NJ — When the West Orange High School Jr. Air Force ROTC held its Veterans Day Ceremony on Nov. 4 at Conforti Circle to recognize members of the military for their service, the students were presented with a special recognition, as well. Capt. Robert Murphy of the 1-150th Aviator Helicopter Battalion, who recently […]

West Orange’s energy aggregation program suspended

WEST ORANGE, NJ — In 2013, the township of West Orange adopted an ordinance to create the West Orange Community Energy Aggregation program, which is designed to save residents money on their electricity bills. Shortly thereafter, the WOCEA program conducted its first competitive bid and successfully awarded a power supply contract to ConEdison Solutions for […]

Gloria Joyce Rugg

   Gloria Joyce Rugg (Cole), 88, of Bloomfield, NJ, passed away on Friday November 13, 2015.    Gloria is predeceased by her loving husband Charles, her parents Robert and Florence Cole as well as 2 brothers and 1 sister.   Gloria was born on Christmas Eve in 1926. She was named after the beautiful hymn […]

WCGR luncheon features women and gratitude, spirituality

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — In the spirit of Thanksgiving, the monthly luncheon and program at the Women’s Club of Glen Ridge on Tuesday, Nov. 3, featured the theme of the role of women in forming spirituality and a sense of gratitude, beginning in the newly settled America of 1621. About 40 attended the event. The presentation, […]