Belleville HS track and field teams give good efforts at Essex County meet

Belleville HS track and field teams give good efforts at Essex County meet

The Belleville High School track and field teams gave good efforts at the Essex County Championships held May 16-17 at West Orange High School. The following are their results: GIRLS  100 METER DASH 13.31 Danielle Sharpe 13.89 Gabriela Lopez 200 METER DASH 27.63 Danielle Sharpe 26th 28.98 PB Gabriela Lopez 47th 400 METER DASH 1:10.01 […]

County honors five area senior citizens with Legends Awards

County honors five area senior citizens with Legends Awards

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — The Essex County Division of Senior Services hosted the annual Essex County Older Americans Heritage Month Celebration on Tuesday, May 7, in Cedar Grove, as May is recognized as National Older Americans Month. During the ceremony, Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. presented Essex County Legends Awards to Stephanie Gerstein from […]

‘From Grandma to Glam-ma’

‘From Grandma to Glam-ma’

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Just in time for Mother’s Day, YouTube celebrity Grandma Lill, known for her hilarious makeup tutorials, headed to Winchester Gardens in Maplewood to offer makeup and makeover tips — advice on going from Grandma to Glam-ma! She was joined by a team of makeup artists, who gave the residents their makeovers on […]

WOEA, WOSF to honor Galante brothers

WOEA, WOSF to honor Galante brothers

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Education Association and the West Orange Scholarship Fund will honor twin brothers Nick and Pat Galante, who both served in the West Orange School District for 40 or more years. “We are very excited to be working with the West Orange Education Association to honor Pat and Nick […]

28 WOHS students receive New Jersey Seal of Biliteracy

28 WOHS students receive New Jersey Seal of Biliteracy

WEST ORANGE, NJ — At West Orange High School, 28 students have been awarded the Seal of Biliteracy for Spanish, Italian or French, in addition to English. One student, Nunzio Castaldo, received a Seal of Biliteracy for speaking Spanish, Italian and English, receiving trilingual proficiency status. In 2016, the state of New Jersey became the […]

Join in the fun at the Maplewood Senior Center

Join in the fun at the Maplewood Senior Center

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — On Friday, May 3, the Maplewood Senior Center celebrated Cinco de Mayo a bit early with a delicious lunch, followed by a dessert of churro cupcakes. The senior citizens, who were joined by the Maplewood Community Services staff and Mayor Vic DeLuca, were then surprised by a mariachi band entering with a […]