With 90 years under his belt, WO man looks to future

Photo Courtesy of Karen Carnevale WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange resident James Damgen was honored at the Feb. 9 Township Council meeting to celebrate his upcoming 90th birthday on Feb. 22. Damgen was joined by his family, front row, from left, Courtney Carnevale, Jamie Carnevale, Sarah Damgen, the man himself and Karen Carnevale, and […]

Local neurologist charged with insurance fraud

SOUTH ORANGE / NEWARK, NJ — A North Jersey doctor has been indicted for allegedly billing numerous insurance carriers for medical procedures he did not perform himself or that were not performed at all, according to a Feb. 9 release from New Jersey acting Attorney General John Hoffman and the Office of Insurance Fraud Prosecutor. […]

Tree removal in Ricalton Square Park

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — On or about Tuesday, Feb. 16, a large dead tree in Ricalton Square Park is scheduled to be removed. The location and size of the tree will necessitate bringing in a crane to assist in the work. Please be advised that during the morning commute, parking spaces on the south side of […]

Nutley HS bowler Chris Liloia takes second at Essex County Individual Tournament

Boys' team also takes sixth at state sectional

NUTLEY – Nutley High School bowlers Chris Liloia, his brother, Anthony Liloia, Francesca Lentini and Sayaka Imamura competed in the Essex County Individual Tournament on Feb. 10 at Eagle Rock Lanes in West Orange. Chris Liloia and Sayaka went on to the step ladder finals. Sayaka was eliminated in Round 1, thereby finishing fifth overall […]

​Hamilton Bowser 

   Hamilton Bowser died peacefully at age 87 on January 16, 2016 at his home in Annapolis, Maryland. Born and raised in East Orange, NJ, Hamilton moved to Montclair, NJ after his marriage to his wife Merle Moses and remained in Montclair until he retired to Annapolis, MD in 2007. Hamilton and Merle were married […]

WSOU’s ‘Hall Line’ marks 50th year at Prudential Center

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — More than 120 alumni, staff and friends of WSOU 89.5 FM, the student-run radio station of Seton Hall University, gathered Saturday, Feb. 6, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the sports call-in program “Hall Line.” The occasion was marked with a pregame reception and on-court ceremony at Newark’s Prudential Center that […]

Juan Picasso at 1978

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Gallery 1978 presents its Black History Month artist Juan Antonio Picasso in an exhibit that runs from Feb. 13 through March 20. There will be an opening reception Sunday, Feb. 14, from 2 to 6 p.m. Picasso, an Afro­-Cuban relative of Pablo Picasso, is from Havana, Cuba. He is one of 40 […]

Adult School spring semester

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Catalogs are out and registration is under way for spring classes at The South Orange-Maplewood Adult School. Highlights include “Likely Stories: Actors and Short Stories Onstage” on Monday, March 28. Formerly known as “Celebrity Readings,” this is an evening of storytelling inspired by Isaiah Sheffer’s “Selected Shorts” at Symphony […]

Mardi Gras at Green Hill

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Everyone enjoyed a day of New Orleans celebrations at Green Hill in West Orange on Fat Tuesday, Feb. 9. Elders sang along and danced to NOLA music played by David Rimelis on banjo and fiddle. Cocktails and Cajun inspired tasty treats were served and elders dazzled in colorful Mardi Gras beads. Dinner […]

Police & Clergy Alliance Meeting

WEST ORANGE, NJ — A Police & Clergy Alliance Meeting will be held Thursday, Feb. 25, at 6:30 p.m. in the West Orange High School Tarnoff Cafeteria, 51 Conforti Ave. in West Orange. For additional information, call 973-325-4038 or send an email to communitypolicing@wopd.org.