Holy Week and Easter in Verona

VERONA, NJ — The Episcopal Church of the Holy Spirit announces its Holy Week and Easter schedule. All are invite to any and all services. Palm Sunday, March 20: palm procession and children’s Eucharist at 9:30 a.m.; Maundy Thursday, March 24: final Eucharist with foot washing and “Night Watch” at 7:30 p.m.; Good Friday, March […]

Education without fear in the 21st century

MONTCLAIR, NJ — Montclair Cooperative School will host Pulitzer Prize-winning author Katherine Ellison on Monday, March 15, at 7 p.m. Ellison will explain how a progressive education is a joyful and rigorous preparation for success and fulfillment in a rapidly changing world in this free talk. Against the backdrop of a national debate about educational standards […]

SOPAC voted Favorite Small Performing Arts Center

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The South Orange Performing Arts Center was recently voted Favorite Small Performing Arts Center in the 2016 JerseyArts.com People’s Choice Awards. According to ArtPride New Jersey, the awards, which take place annually to honor the work of New Jersey’s vital, vibrant and diverse arts community, saw more than 21,000 ballots cast […]

Save the date: Beverly Daniel Tatum to return to SOMA

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — In honor of the Community Coalition on Race’s 20th Anniversary, the CCR is bringing race relations expert Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum back to the community to revisit the topic about which she spoke to the community nearly 20 years ago. Tatum, a clinical psychologist, professor and recently retired president […]

OPINION: Why the Democratic Party supports Lopez for mayor

To the Editor of The Independent Press of Bloomfield: This letter is to set the record straight as to why the Bloomfield Democratic Committee, made up of Democratic district leaders throughout town, has endorsed Councilman Joe Lopez for Mayor and Kathy DeMarino, Jo Lewis and Yudi Sobharam for council at-large. Recently, Mayor Michael Venezia has […]

Library seminar explores starting and operating a home-based business

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Operating a home-based business has become a very popular way of starting and operating a business. Home-based businesses offer a cost-effective way of starting a business and offer a part-time or full-time solution for many to obtain or supplement income. This seminar on Monday, March 14, from 6 to 8 p.m., […]

Kenneth P. Kiley

  Kenneth P. Kiley, 72, passed away on Thursday March 10, 2016 at home in Essex Fells.    Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral from the O’Boyle Funeral Home, 309 Broad St. Bloomfield on Monday 9 AM. The funeral mass will be offered at Notre Dame Church in North Caldwell at 10 […]