After six years, West Orange TNVR boasts many successes

After six years, West Orange TNVR boasts many successes

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Trap-Neuter-Vaccinate-Return program was approved and initiated in January 2016 after a year and a half trying to get approval, and since then it has neutered more than 2,000 cats and helped 767 kittens get adopted. WOTNVR is a nonprofit organization operating solely on charitable donations. It is a […]

West Orange Scholarship Fund, township honor WOHS principal

West Orange Scholarship Fund, township honor WOHS principal

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School Principal Hayden Moore was honored by the West Orange Scholarship Fund for “20-plus years of extraordinary public service to the students of West Orange and our community” in a touching ceremony held at The Rock on June 9. Moore was surrounded by his family, including wife Sarahi […]

Technical school to open its Bloomfield campus to juniors for automotive classes

Technical school to open its Bloomfield campus to juniors for automotive classes

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Universal Technical Institute’s Bloomfield campus is once again giving high school juniors a head start preparing for careers in the transportation industry through “Ignite,” a no-cost summer program for high school juniors interested in exploring high-tech, in-demand careers. Last year, 16 students attended the program at UTI Bloomfield and received intensive, hands-on, […]

Newark holds topping-off ceremony for ‘Shaq Tower 2’

Newark holds topping-off ceremony for ‘Shaq Tower 2’

NEWARK, NJ — Mayor Ras J. Baraka, Gov. Phil Murphy, and partners Shaquille O’Neal and Boraie Development held the topping-off ceremony for 777 McCarter on June 13. The ceremony took place on Edison Place between McCarter Highway and Mulberry Street in Newark. Built under Newark’s inclusionary zoning, with 20 percent of the 370 apartments affordable, […]

West Orange BOE holds Parade of Honors

West Orange BOE holds Parade of Honors

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Board of Education’s semiannual Parade of Honors was held on June 6, recognizing faculty, staff and students for service and accomplishments that have underscored the goals and vision of the school district. Interim Superintendent of Schools C. Lauren Schoen greeted award recipients, their family members and community members. […]

‘Jubilee,’ a community collaboration of African American music and dance

MONTCLAIR, NJ — As part of Montclair Early Music’s mission to bring history to life through music, MEM is presenting “Jubilee,” an interdisciplinary program that traces the history of African American music and dance from Africa to Colonial times to the present. Isaac Watts introduced European hymns to the enslaved population. In turn, they incorporated […]

Temple Sholom of West Essex welcomes new cantor

Temple Sholom of West Essex welcomes new cantor

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Temple Sholom of West Essex announced the appointment of Stephanie Kupfer as its new cantor. Kupfer joins Temple Sholom from Congregation Beth Israel in West Hartford, Conn., where she has been instrumental in bringing the community of all ages together, building strong interpersonal relationships, and creating a wide spectrum of meaningful […]

Paper Mill art gallery is now accepting artist submissions

MILLBURN, NJ — Paper Mill Playhouse has announced the upcoming season at its Renee Foosaner Art Gallery. The four exhibitions have been designed to thematically complement the theater’s mainstage productions, and there will be a separate open call for each show. “Paper Mill is thrilled to continue the curated art exhibitions we began this year. […]