Panel on prisoner reentry at SHU

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — In celebration of National Criminal Justice Month, the Seton Hall University community and the public are invited to join an informative panel discussion from the Criminal Justice Program on the topic of prisoner reentry on Tuesday, March 15, at noon in the University Center Room 210. The panel will feature professor […]

Emerging markets expert Andy Unanue to speak at Seton Hall

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Seton Hall University’s Joseph A. Unanue Latino Institute and Stillman School of Business will welcome Andy Unanue, founder and managing partner of AUA Private Equity Partners LLC, to discuss “Investing in the U.S. Emerging Market” in his keynote address at the Integrity and Professionalism Convocation on Tuesday, March 15, at 6:30 […]

Holy Week and Easter in Verona

VERONA, NJ — The Episcopal Church of the Holy Spirit announces its Holy Week and Easter schedule. All are invite to any and all services. Palm Sunday, March 20: palm procession and children’s Eucharist at 9:30 a.m.; Maundy Thursday, March 24: final Eucharist with foot washing and “Night Watch” at 7:30 p.m.; Good Friday, March […]

Education without fear in the 21st century

MONTCLAIR, NJ — Montclair Cooperative School will host Pulitzer Prize-winning author Katherine Ellison on Monday, March 15, at 7 p.m. Ellison will explain how a progressive education is a joyful and rigorous preparation for success and fulfillment in a rapidly changing world in this free talk. Against the backdrop of a national debate about educational standards […]

SOPAC voted Favorite Small Performing Arts Center

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The South Orange Performing Arts Center was recently voted Favorite Small Performing Arts Center in the 2016 JerseyArts.com People’s Choice Awards. According to ArtPride New Jersey, the awards, which take place annually to honor the work of New Jersey’s vital, vibrant and diverse arts community, saw more than 21,000 ballots cast […]

Save the date: Beverly Daniel Tatum to return to SOMA

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — In honor of the Community Coalition on Race’s 20th Anniversary, the CCR is bringing race relations expert Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum back to the community to revisit the topic about which she spoke to the community nearly 20 years ago. Tatum, a clinical psychologist, professor and recently retired president […]

OPINION: Why the Democratic Party supports Lopez for mayor

To the Editor of The Independent Press of Bloomfield: This letter is to set the record straight as to why the Bloomfield Democratic Committee, made up of Democratic district leaders throughout town, has endorsed Councilman Joe Lopez for Mayor and Kathy DeMarino, Jo Lewis and Yudi Sobharam for council at-large. Recently, Mayor Michael Venezia has […]