West Orange High School holds annual Business Forum

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School’s annual Business Forum, held on Feb. 15, featured local business professionals who discussed their career paths and encouraged students with practical advice. The event was sponsored by the Future Business Leaders of America Club, the New Jersey Future Educators of America Club and WOHS Business Department. Presenters […]

South Orange receives grant for floodplain reforestation project

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Sustainable Jersey announced Feb. 18 that more than $38,000 was awarded to eight New Jersey municipalities, including South Orange, for floodplain reforestation projects. The Roots for Rivers Reforestation Grant and Technical Assistance Program is a partnership between The Nature Conservancy, The Watershed Institute and Sustainable Jersey. In addition to South Orange, […]

Look and feel more radiant with March NCJW workshop

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Let the Linda & Rudy Slucker NCJW/Essex Center for Women help you “Bring Back Your Glow” on Wednesday, March 6, from 7:15 to 9 p.m. At this workshop, led by health and wellness chef Ellen Harnett, learn which foods will make you look and feel more radiant than you have in years. […]

Maplewood Rec basketball teams to play in championship games

MAPLEWOOD, NJ – Four Maplewood Recreation basketball teams have advanced to the championship games in their respective leagues. Here is the schedule: Wednesday Feb. 27 8th Grade Boys vs. West Orange – 7:30 p.m. – Doors to Maplewood Middle School open 7 p.m. Thursday Feb. 28 8th Grade Girls vs. West Essex –  6 p.m. […]

Grammar school students ‘Speak Out’ at library event

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — On Saturday, Feb. 9, Maplewood Memorial Library hosted the fourth annual “Kids Speak Out,” an event held during Black History Month that showcases the work of South Orange-Maplewood School District elementary school students. This event encourages students to express themselves through spoken word, poetry and art to celebrate Black History Month. Poetry […]

Columbia HS girls fencing team falls to Montclair, 14-13, in state team semis

MAPLEWOOD, NJ –  The sixth-seeded Cougars then lost at second-seeded Montclair, 14-13, in the semifinals of the NJSIAA state team tournament Feb. 21. CHS was scheduled to fence Northern Highlands for third-place Feb. 26. In addition, five CHS fencers are competing this Sunday, March 3, in the States Individuals: Jack Woods and Nicholas Goguen-Compagnoni in […]

SOPAC launches MEMBERSHIP 2020

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — SOPAC has launched MEMBERSHIP 2020, a membership drive with the goal of doubling SOPAC’s household membership by the end of 2020. As part of the launch SOPAC has introduced a brand-new membership program, featuring added member benefits and levels, providing members with the opportunity to customize their SOPAC experience and reap […]

AOH Division 9 to hold annual dinner in W. Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Ancient Order of Hibernians, Michael L. Delahunty Division 9, in Montclair, will celebrate its 119th anniversary with a dinner and dance on Saturday, March 2, at 6:30 p.m. at Mayfair Farms in West Orange. This year’s guests of honor are Ted Yurgel, James Horn and Barbara Lyons. Lyons is a […]

WO Rec to honor local men on March 2

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Recreation Department will hold its Rec Achievement Award Luncheon on Saturday, March 2, at 1 p.m. at the Katz Civic Center, 650 Pleasant Valley Way, with parking in the tennis court lot. Honorees at this event will be Mike Loreto of the Police Athletic League, Brad Palent of […]

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