Policemen promoted within the WOPD

Policemen promoted within the WOPD

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Three West Orange policemen were promoted at an official ceremony on Oct. 8 at the Wilshire Grand Hotel. Michael Keighter was promoted from captain to deputy chief, John Connolly was promoted from lieutenant to captain, and Jeffrey Krimmel was promoted from officer to sergeant. They were all sworn in by Mayor […]

Deutsch to deliver Oesterreicher Memorial Lecture

Deutsch to deliver Oesterreicher Memorial Lecture

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Research scholar and Barnard College professor Sister Celia M. Deutsch will present “A Journey to Dialogue: The Sisters of Sion and Jewish-Christian Relations” at the 26th Monsignor John M. Oesterreicher Memorial Lecture on Thursday, Oct. 31, at 7 p.m. in the Caroline D. Schwartz College of Nursing Amphitheatre on Seton Hall […]

Two historical markers installed at Eagle Rock Reservation

Two historical markers installed at Eagle Rock Reservation

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Two new colorful historical markers were installed inside the Eagle Rock Reservation in West Orange on Oct. 8. The markers were placed side by side along the road near the entrance. They highlight the days of the long-gone Eagle Rock resort and the Eagle Rock Hill Climb, an auto race whose […]

Kelly Elementary School holds sixth annual Walk to School Day

Kelly Elementary School holds sixth annual Walk to School Day

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Kelly Elementary School students, parents and teachers participated in National Walk to School Day on Oct. 2. This is the sixth year that Kelly has promoted the event, encouraging healthy exercise and bringing attention to the need for safe streets. Begun in 1997, National Walk to School Day is held the […]

SOMA Two Towns to hold senior forum

SOMA Two Towns to hold senior forum

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Maplewood and South Orange residents ages 60 and older are invited to participate in a senior forum on Sunday, Oct. 27, from 2 to 5 p.m. at the South Orange Performing Arts Center, 1 SOPAC Way. It has been four years since South Orange and Maplewood began to explore the needs […]

Committee for servicepersons donates photo album to Durand-Hedden

Committee for servicepersons donates photo album to Durand-Hedden

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Maplewood Committee for Servicemen and Servicewomen has donated a long-forgotten photo album of World War II servicemen and women to the Durand-Hedden House for its archives and public viewing. The album contains the photographs of 147 servicepersons — 139 men and eight women. It was assembled by the then-Maplewood Committee for […]

WOCC meeting for small business owners

WOCC meeting for small business owners

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Chamber of Commerce, in collaboration with the Essex County Office of Small Business Development and Affirmative Action, will host a lunch and learn workshop for small business owners from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 23, at the Turtle Back Zoo in West Orange. Lunch will be […]

Second Oktoberfest at The Woodland draws enthusiasts

Second Oktoberfest at The Woodland draws enthusiasts

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — On Saturday, Oct. 5, the SOMA Brewing Company, in partnership with the Maplewood Office of Cultural Affairs and Pollock Properties Group of Keller Williams, hosted its second Oktoberfest at The Woodland to benefit the Vanessa Pollock Music Fund of the Achieve Foundation. The fundraiser featured plenty of activities for the whole family, […]

SHU professor enlisted by USAID to help strengthen Ukraine top court

SHU professor enlisted by USAID to help strengthen Ukraine top court

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Seton Hall University criminal justice professor Giuseppe Fazari was engaged by the United States Agency for International Development to help strengthen the administration of justice in the Supreme Court of Ukraine. Focusing on caseflow management, and policies and procedures designed to improve courtroom procedure, Fazari designed and delivered training to the […]

Parisi is featured guest on ‘The Giblin Report’

Parisi is featured guest on ‘The Giblin Report’

MONTCLAIR, NJ — Mayor Robert Parisi was a recent guest on the cable TV show “The Giblin Report.” This half-hour program is hosted by New Jersey Assemblyman Thomas P. Giblin, who represents the 34th District. The show was taped Oct. 11 in studios of the School of Communication and Media on the Montclair State University […]