Rowan University softball freshman Carly Anderson named NJAC Rookie of the Year

Rowan University softball freshman Carly Anderson named NJAC Rookie of the Year

NUTLEY – Rowan University freshman second baseman Carly Anderson, who is a Nutley High School graduate,  was named the New Jersey Athletic Conference Softball Rookie of the Year, marking the second consecutive season that a Prof has garnered the top first-year player honor. A Week 8 NJAC Rookie of the Week selection, Anderson finished her […]

Nutley Female Athlete of the Month

Senior Jenna Marino

Currently, Jenna is the top shot putter and discus thrower for the Nutley High School track and field team, and is also one of the fastest sprinters and hurdlers. She has had success in the jumping events, and has come to embrace the role of leader and being a kind of a “jack of all trades.” She […]

Roosevelt Middle School to present ‘The Lion King Jr.’ in May

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Preparations and rehearsals have been under way since January for “The Lion King Jr.,” this year’s spring musical premiering at Roosevelt Middle School May 12. With grant money provided for the purchase of the play and two visits from Jelani Remy, currently playing Simba in “The Lion King” on Broadway, students […]

Savanna Cafe, enhanced bison exhibit open at Turtle Back Zoo

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Essex County officially opened the new Savanna Cafe and an enhanced bison exhibit at the Turtle Back Zoo on Thursday, April 28. The two-story, 16,500-square-foot dining facility is more than three times as large as Turtle Back’s old cafeteria building and provides additional space to accommodate the large crowds at the […]

Navigating the course of separation and divorce

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Whether you are living at home together or living apart, upheaval and transition go hand in hand with separation and divorce. The Linda and Rudy Slucker NCJW/Essex Center for women is offering a program that will help you through it. Join Joanna Brick, a family law attorney in private practice in Bergen […]

McGreevey to address ‘Reinvention After Incarceration’

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Registration is now open for the NCJW/Essex Lunch and Learn, “A Fresh Start: Reinvention After Incarceration,” featuring former Gov. James McGreevey, now director of the Jersey City Employment and Training Program, on Tuesday, May 17, from noon to 2 p.m. McGreevey has become a leader in helping released prisoners successfully adjust back […]

West Orange Special Education Parents Advisory Council to hold parent meetings

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Special Education Parent Advisory Council will hold two additional meetings to give parents and guardians the opportunity to discuss their experiences as part of the school district’s special education program. The information provided will be compiled to create a survey that special needs families can take to help […]

Michael Strahan to sign copies of his book ‘Wake Up Happy’ at Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center on May 3

UPPER MONTCLAIR – Michael Strahan, the amiable and popular New York Giants Hall of Famer and morning talk show host, will sign copies of his book “Wake Up Happy” at the Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center on May 3 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Strahan, the NFL’s all-time single-season sack leader, has seen […]