18 local young men and women honored for bringing Jewish learning to life

WHIPPANY, NJ — The Partnership for Jewish Learning and Life recently announced the first cohort of “18 Under 18 Who Bring Jewish Learning to Life.” The contest was open to all middle and high school students in Greater MetroWest New Jersey and challenged them to write an essay demonstrating meaningful connections between their activities, passions […]

Liberty MS colorfully celebrates 10 years

To celebrate a decade of service, LMS community participates in Color-A-Thon, raises $3,000

Liberty MS colorfully celebrates 10 years

WEST ORANGE, NJ — To say that the attendees of Liberty Middle School’s 10th anniversary celebration were a colorful bunch would be an understatement — by the end of the PTA-hosted Color-A-Thon on May 14, participants were covered head-to-toe in a thick patina of rainbow dust. But it was all in good, not-so-clean fun as […]

Turtle Back Zoo opens African Adventure Exhibit

Turtle Back Zoo opens African Adventure Exhibit

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Essex County opened the African Adventure Exhibit at Turtle Back Zoo on Tuesday, May 17. The exhibit is the largest at Turtle Back and features four Masai giraffes, eland, whistling ducks, ostriches and tortoises. At the ribbon-cutting were Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr., Gov. Chris Christie, N.J. First Lady Mary […]

SORS to celebrate opening of brand-new headquarters

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The South Orange Rescue Squad, an all-volunteer outfit, will hold a dedication and public open house on Saturday, June 11, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. to celebrate the grand opening of its new EMS headquarters at 62 Sloan St. in South Orange. The new state-of-the-art headquarters features an ambulance bay […]