Bloomfield Public Library shows two films each week

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Bloomfield Public Library presents two free films each week, on Mondays and Tuesdays. All films start at 12:15 p.m. in the barrier-free Library Theatre. Admission is free and all are welcome The library is located at 90 Broad St. For information call 973-566-6200 for additional information. The Bloomfield Public Library presents […]

Nutley HS track and field teams impress at SEC Championships

Nutley HS track and field teams impress at SEC Championships

NUTLEY, NJ – The Nutley High School boys and girls track and field teams gave great efforts at the Super Essex Conference-Liberty Division Championships May 11 at Schools Stadium in Newark. The girls team finished in third place overall in the girls team standings. The boys finished in fourth place out of eight teams in […]

GOA to premiere ‘Names, Not Numbers’ Holocaust docufilm

GOA to premiere ‘Names, Not Numbers’ Holocaust docufilm

WEST ORANGE, NJ — On Tuesday, May 28, Golda Och Academy will premiere its “Names, Not Numbers” Holocaust documentary film at Temple Beth Shalom, 193 E. Mt. Pleasant Ave. in Livingston. The film screening is open to the entire community. Doors open at 7 p.m., with the program starting promptly at 7:30. There is no […]

School leaders to be honored at GOA spring gala

School leaders to be honored at GOA spring gala

WEST ORANGE, NJ — On Tuesday, June 4, Golda Och Academy will hold its annual spring gala at Congregation Beth El in South Orange, celebrating many of the school’s successes during the past year. Recognizing the important role of lay leadership in many of Golda Och’s achievements, the academy will honor Shari Broder, co-chairwoman of […]

West Orange HS’ Ron Bligh named Athletic Director of the Year

West Orange HS’ Ron Bligh named Athletic Director of the Year

WEST ORANGE, NJ – West Orange High School Athletic Director Ron Bligh was named Athletic Director of the Year by the Super Essex Conference and Essex County Athletic Directors Association at their 42nd Annual Scholar Athlete Awards Ceremony, held May 7 at Mayfair Farms. Bligh has been in involved in the New Jersey sports community […]

Vote in Maplewood’s inaugural participatory budget program

Vote in Maplewood’s inaugural participatory budget program

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — From March 1 through April 1, Maplewood allowed community members, local civic groups, school parent organizations and nonprofit organizations based in Maplewood to submit their ideas for “one-time projects” with “one-time expenditures” that address a community need and provide a community benefit to submit proposals. A Participatory Budget Committee, which included Township […]

Congressman visits OPA, reinforces value of financial capability

Congressman visits OPA, reinforces value of financial capability

ORANGE, NJ — Rep. Donald M. Payne Jr. visited Orange Preparatory Academy students participating in the SIFMA Foundation’s Capitol Hill Challenge program, supported by Charles Schwab, on Monday, May 6. This national 14-week financial education competition pairs individual members of Congress and financial capability programming with public schools in every congressional district nationwide to teach […]

Genealogy isn’t a tree or chart — it’s a story

Genealogy isn’t a tree or chart — it’s a story

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Join genealogist and author Maureen Wlodarczyk at Durand-Hedden House in Maplewood on Sunday, May 19, at 2 p.m. to learn how to layer historical context of the times in which your ancestors lived into your family tree, giving dimension to their lives, struggles and experiences. Researching your family history and authenticating names, […]

‘Ask the Mayor!’ at HNA meeting

‘Ask the Mayor!’ at HNA meeting

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Mayor Vic DeLuca will be the guest speaker at the Hilton Neighborhood Association meeting on Thursday, May 16, at 7:30 p.m. at DeHart Community Center, 120 Burnett Ave. in Maplewood. “Ask the Mayor!” is an opportunity for attendees to find out about local decisions and upcoming changes, as well as to ask […]