Take a tour of West Orange Town Hall with the township historian

Take a tour of West Orange Town Hall with the township historian

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Discover the secrets of West Orange Town Hall, which officially opened for business on June 14, 1937. The public is invited to join township historian Joseph Fagan on a walking tour inside Town Hall, 66 Main St., on Saturday, June 25, at 11 a.m. The building is now 85 years old […]

COVID-19 delays Nutley Scouts troop’s centennial anniversary celebration

COVID-19 delays Nutley Scouts troop’s centennial anniversary celebration

NUTLEY, NJ — Nutley Scouts BSA Troop 147, sponsored by the Franklin Reformed Church, completed 100 years of registration on Feb. 28, 2021. The troop has held online and outdoor meetings for the last two years and only recently started meeting in-person again inside the Community House at the church.  The troop originally was chartered […]

Loftus named SVP, chief medical and quality officer at Cooperman Barnabas

Loftus named SVP, chief medical and quality officer at Cooperman Barnabas

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Dr. Michael L. Loftus has been appointed senior vice president and chief medical and quality officer for Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston. An experienced health care executive with expertise in designing and executing wide-ranging clinical programs, Loftus is responsible for ensuring the effective, safe and efficient delivery of quality medical care […]

Short Hills Troop 17 welcomes newest Eagle Scouts

Short Hills Troop 17 welcomes newest Eagle Scouts

MILLBURN, NJ — Scout BSA Troop 17 and the Scouts’ families recently gathered at St. Rose of Lima Church in the Short Hills section of Millburn to honor the troop’s four newest Eagle Scouts: Ander Berman, a 15-year-old freshman at Millburn High School; Patrick Ragno and Taylor Brentjens, 18-year-old seniors at St. Peter’s Prep in […]

Irvington church to host four-day convention

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Deliverance Jesus Is Coming Church will convene for its annual conference, “The Family of God Convention,” at 815 Springfield Ave. in Irvington. The four-day Deliverance Jesus Is Coming Fellowship of Churches conference will feature motivational, inspirational and informational services and workshops.  Speaker events are as follows: Tuesday, June 28, at 7:30 […]

National Science Foundation grant to support Hispanic biology majors at Bloomfield College

National Science Foundation grant to support Hispanic biology majors at Bloomfield College

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Bloomfield College was recently awarded a National Science Foundation grant in the amount of $199,989 for its student academic support project “Interventions to Improve Academic Performance of Biology Majors at Bloomfield College.” “The immediate goal of this program is to support our first-year biology majors to succeed in their first year of […]

Newark launches website to enable people to search for affordable housing

NEWARK, NJ — To address a major difficulty for people seeking affordable housing in Newark, Mayor Ras J. Baraka launched a housing locator site, www.newarkhousingsearch.com, which enables prospective tenants to find affordable housing in Newark, completely free of charge, through detailed listings. The site offers users the ability to search listings along a variety of […]