NJ Transit police to conduct emergency response drill at Newark Penn Station

NEWARK, NJ — The NJ Transit Police Department’s Office of Emergency Management, together with local partners, will conduct a training exercise on Saturday, May 21, at the Penn Station Light Rail Station beginning at 8 a.m. The drill, which will gauge responses to a simulated transportation incident, will take approximately four hours to complete. As a […]

Glen Ridge School to become ‘Seussville’ to benefit fundraiser

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Linden Avenue School in Glen Ridge will become “Seussville” for a day during the school’s biennial Spring Fling fundraiser. The event will be held Saturday, May 21, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Games, rides, food and prizes will provide hours of fun for kids and adults. The event is open […]

WOBOE meetings now available online

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange Board of Education meetings are now available online at http://woboe.org/domain/216, where the community can view the most current meeting. Subscribe to the West Orange Board of Education TV channel on YouTube to view current and past meetings. New meetings will be posted online by the Thursday following the board […]

Janet Brown Griffin

   Janet B. Griffin, Retired Nurse, Loving Wife, Mother and Grandmother died May 13, 2016 when she was lovingly called Home by our Lord. A memorial service will be held on Saturday May 21, 2016 at the Grace Presbyterian Church, Montclair, NJ. There will be a private cremation. O’Boyles Funeral Home, 309 Broad Street, Bloomfield, […]

SOMS students win cash prize in international video contest

WASHINGTON, D.C. — William Griffith and Daisy Andrejco, seventh-graders at South Orange Middle School, took second place and were awarded $250 for a video they created on deforestation for the “World of 7 Billion” international student video contest sponsored by Population Connection. William and Daisy, who are taking a global issues class, chose deforestation as […]