Ester C. Cuomo

   Ester (Renee) C. Cuomo (nee Makris), 94, passed away on Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at the Clara Maass Medical Center in Belleville.    Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral service at the O’Boyle Funeral Home 309 Broad St. Bloomfield on Friday at 11 a.m. Interment will  take place at Glendale Cemetery […]

Shed some tears over ‘Tragic Lovers’ at Maplewood concert

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Society of Musical Arts presents a free orchestral concert on Sunday, June 5, at 4 p.m. in the auditorium of Maplewood Middle School, 7 Burnet St. in Maplewood. The “Tragic Lovers” program will feature classics by Tchaikovsky, Wagner and Faure. For more information, visit or call 973-763-4939. Photos Courtesy of […]

Gaelen Juried Art Show returns for 17th year

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The 17th annual Gaelen Juried Art Show & Sale, sponsored by Audrey & Norbert Gaelen of West Orange, will open Sunday, May 15, and run through Sunday, June 26, at the Gaelen Gallery West on the Aidekman Campus, 901 Route 10 East in Whippany. This year 85 pieces by 54 artists […]

Trivium stops by to take over WSOU

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — On their way from Florida to the Playstation Theater in New York City earlier this week, Trivium, a heavy metal band, drove its tour bus onto the campus of Seton Hall University for a takeover and interview on WSOU 89. FM. The band discussed its latest album, social media trends, the […]

Block to speak on Israel advocacy at TSTI

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel in South Orange invites the public to a Shabbat, Scholar and Supper program featuring guest speaker Joshua Block of The Israel Project on Friday, May 13. The Friday night service will be held at 6 p.m., followed by a community dinner at 7 p.m. with Block, a foreign […]

Stillman student is named a winner in UPitchNJ competition

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Sophomore Ryan Skolnick represented Seton Hall University in the first ever statewide collegiate business model competition and came home with a win. Skolnick, who competed against student teams from universities throughout the state, was awarded the second-place prize for AVEHO, which aims to teach students foreign languages in a video-game format. […]

Hazel, SHP students celebrate successful tutoring program

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Seton Hall Preparatory School students celebrated another successful year of tutoring at Hazel Elementary School thanks to the efforts of the West Orange African Heritage Organization. Tutors and their students enjoyed their last Wednesday afternoon together with pizza and games, posing happily for photos and already looking forward to next year. […]

The Cucumbers come together for Rent Party show

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Cucumbers will perform a reunion show at Rent Party on Friday, May 13, with doors opening at 7:30 p.m. at The Woodland, 60 Woodland Road in Maplewood. The Cucumbers go on at 9:45 p.m. Prior to that, Bern and the Brights will go on at 7:45 p.m. and The Thousand Pities […]