County recognizes 27 senior citizens for their artistic talent

County recognizes 27 senior citizens for their artistic talent

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — On Sept. 12 in the Robert O’Toole Community Center in Cedar Grove, 27 area artists received awards in the annual Essex County Senior Citizens Juried Art Show. “I congratulate the winners and all the artists who participated in this year’s Senior Art Show. The talent displayed by our senior artists is […]

Hazel Carnival this Saturday

Hazel Carnival this Saturday

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Hazel Avenue PTA will present the annual Hazel Carnival on Saturday, Sept. 21, from noon to 4 p.m. on the Hazel Elementary School blacktop, 45 Hazel Ave. in West Orange. The rain date is Sunday, Sept. 22.  Families can purchase unlimited wristbands or individual tickets for the rides and games. […]

Bloomfield HS boys soccer team enjoys good start

Bloomfield HS boys soccer team enjoys good start

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Bloomfield High School boys soccer team has enjoyed a good start to the season. The Bengals won their season opener Sept. 4, beating West Essex, 2-1. Marco Colasurdo scored the first goal off an assist from Nate Russell. Anthony Rizzi scored the game-winner with the assist coming from Noah Kelly.Goalkeeper Mike […]

Seton Hall Prep cross-country team cruises to improve to 5-0

Seton Hall Prep cross-country team cruises to improve to 5-0

WEST ORANGE, NJ — In the second week of conference racing, the Seton Hall Prep cross-country team cruised to victory over West Orange, 18-38, Newark Academy, 19-40, and Millburn, 16-39.  Led by the trio of senior Colin Schweitzer, 17:08, senior Nolan Orr, 17:08, and junior Kevin Harvey, 17:09, who placed first, second and third and […]

Run for Zach to prevent future suicides

Run for Zach to prevent future suicides

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange (stop) Suicide Advocacy Coalition will present Run for Zach on Sunday, Oct. 6, at the Rock Spring Country Club, 90 Rock Spring Road in West Orange. Doors will open at 2:30 p.m., with the race beginning at 4 p.m. This race supports the mission of the WOSAC, which […]

Nia Fellowship’s Community Day and Health Fair

Nia Fellowship’s Community Day and Health Fair

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Nia Fellowship Baptist Church will hold its Community Day and Health Fair on Saturday, Sept. 21, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Enjoy music, fun activities, health screenings and delicious food at this free event that is open to the whole community.  Health screenings include eye, blood pressure, weight and height, […]

Don’t miss the Glenmont Garden Party

Don’t miss the Glenmont Garden Party

WEST ORANGE, NJ — If you love the natural colors of summer and have a curiosity about N.J. legend Thomas Alva Edison, the Glenmont Garden Party is for you. Friends of Thomas Edison National Historical Park will hold a garden party on the lawn of Glenmont, Edison’s home in Llewellyn Park, 12 Honeysuckle Ave., West […]

SOPAC gains $10,000 grant for its education programs

SOPAC gains $10,000 grant for its education programs

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — South Orange Performing Arts Center received a major grant in the amount of $10,000 from the Provident Bank Foundation to support its education programs, including dance residencies at the South Orange and Maplewood middle schools; music residencies in the Orange School District; school performances for thousands of young students in the […]

Red & Black Party for CHS Scholarship Fund

Red & Black Party for CHS Scholarship Fund

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The trustees of the Columbia High School Scholarship Fund will hold the Red & Black Party, aka their annual cocktail reception, on Saturday, Sept. 21, from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at the Maplewood Club, 489 Ridgewood Road in Maplewood. Enjoy an evening of cocktails, delicious hors d’oeuvres and live piano music. RSVP […]