Black History Month celebrated with new Richard Allen black heritage stamp

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Community leaders and local postal officials celebrate Black History Month with an unveiling of an oversized 40-inch by 28-inch enlargement of the new Richard Allen Forever commemorative postage stamp on Tuesday, Feb. 23, at noon in East Orange City Hall, 44 City Hall Plaza, East Orange. The stamp art is a […]

Seton Hall University gives back to the South Orange Rescue Squad

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — On Tuesday, Feb. 16, Seton Hall University gave back to the volunteers of the South Orange Rescue Squad with a donation of $10,263. The check was presented to Rescue Squad Capt. Dan Cohen by Tracy Gottlieb, vice president of student services, and Patrick Linfante, assistant vice president for public safety and […]

A delicious Israeli dessert at Club TBA

LIVINGSTON, NJ — On Feb. 2 and 3, Club TBA members, of the Jewish Learning Program of Temple B’nai Abraham, created a delicious Israeli dessert. The children enjoyed making Israeli chocolate cookie truffles called Kadorei Shokolad. They customized them by rolling them in sprinkles or chocolate chips. This is a no-bake recipe great for children; […]

Step USA competition to be at West Orange High School

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School will host the Youth Step USA Regional High School Stepping Championship on Saturday, Feb. 20, beginning at 4 p.m. in the Tarnoff Gymnasium, 51 Conforti Ave. Doors open at 3 p.m. Admission is charged. The award-winning WOHS boys’ and girls’ step teams will be competing to advance […]

Kessler physical therapist, dog assist patients

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Kessler Rehabilitation Institute physical therapist Mary Van Der Meer recently received an assistance dog from Canine Companions for Independence, a national nonprofit organization providing assistance dogs for children and adults with disabilities. Van Der Meer was matched with Paoli, a 2-year-old labrador/golden retriever cross who has been trained to respond to […]

Maplewood & South Orange week of February 18th

OBITUARIES: • BROWN – Anne, of South Orange; Feb. 4. Wife, grandmother. • KRUPP – Rosalind Mehr, of Maplewood; Feb. 5. History teacher, grandmother. • KUNZLE – Margaret Neupauer, of Maplewood, formerly of Irvington; Jan. 25. • LASSER – Donald V., of Morris Township; Feb. 4. Owned Maplewood Awning. • RAUCH – Katherine M., of […]

West Orange week of February 18th

OBITUARIES: • CHAREN – Frances, of West Orange; Feb. 10. Co-owned Irvington bakery. • CICCONE – Peter, of West Orange; Feb. 12. Tool grinder for Elastic Stop Nut. • MARCUS – Dana I., formerly of West Orange; Feb. 5. Nursery school teacher. • MCGUIRE – Kevin Frederick, formerly of West Orange; Feb. 8. Coach, father.

Historical Society seeks members

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Historical Society of Bloomfield celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2016. The HSOB is an outgrowth of the Sesquicentennial Celebration of 1962 and was incorporated in 1966. The museum, located on the third floor of the Bloomfield Children’s Library at 90 Broad St., is also celebrating 50 years, having had its grand […]

Bloomfield & Glen Ridge week of February 18th

OBITUARIES: • ARDINO – Ann Vera, of Bloomfield; Feb. 8. BC/BS of NJ claims manager. • BLOCK – Fred Jr., formerly of Bloomfield; Feb. 5. Maintenance manager. • BRENNAN – Ethel Damberg, formerly of Glen Ridge; Feb. 3. Grandmother. • DEBELLO – Evelyn L., formerly of Bloomfield; Feb. 5. Co-owned Computel. • HOFEREK – George, […]