Giveaway of school supplies in July, but register by May 9

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Bloomfield Department of Health and Human Services, Human Services Division, will be participating for the sixth year in the Back 2 School Store for children entering grades K to five in fall 2016, which is sponsored by the National Council of Jewish Women, Essex County Section. The Back 2 School Store […]

Michael J. McDonnell Jr

   Michael J. McDonnell Jr., 52, passed away at home in Glen Ridge surrounded by his loving family.    Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral from the O’Boyle Funeral Home, 309 Broad St. Bloomfield on Thursday at 9 AM. The funeral mass will be offered at Holy Name Church, East Orange. Interment […]

Patricia C. Pravata

  Patricia C. Pravata, 58, of Bloomfield, pssed away on Saturday April 23, 2016 at Clara Maass Medical Center in Belleville.    Relatives and friends are invited to attend the celebration of her life at the O’Boyle Funeral Home, 309 Broad St. Bloomfield on Thursday from 4-8 PM. The funeral mass will be offered at […]

AABJ&D wraps up its 50-year celebration with annual dinner

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Congregation Ahawas Achim B’nai Jacob & David will have its annual dinner on Sunday, May 8, at 6 p.m. at the Wilshire Grand Hotel in West Orange. The dinner is the culminating event of a year filled with special programs and activities to help celebrate AABJ&D’s 50th anniversary. Rabbi Alvin and […]

What’s Beneath? 1978 shows you

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Drawing is an expansive art term, encompassing many styles, methods and media with one fairly consistent characteristic: drawing involves the direct hand of the artist. Objects created by the act of drawing are not necessarily limited to impressions made upon a surface. While the suggestion of the artist’s marks may be evident, […]

Jane C. Dent

  Jane C. Dent, 89, of Maplewood, died on Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at Overlook Hospital in Summit.    Born in Newark, NJ, Jane was a resident of Maplewood since 1930. She attended Columbia High School, then worked as an Administrative Assistant to the President of International Paper Co. in Wayne, NJ from 1955 to […]

Spring cocktail party in Edison’s garage

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Schedule your spring tune-up and attend a cocktail party at Thomas Edison’s garage on Thursday, May 19, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. on the grounds of Glenmont, the Edison estate in Llewellyn Park in West Orange. Come out to meet new and old friends, socialize in a historic setting, savor hors […]

Maplewood Glee Club to put on extraordinary performance

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The spring concert of the Maplewood Glee Club will be Saturday, April 30, beginning at 8 p.m. at Prospect Presbyterian Church, 646 Prospect St. in Maplewood. The glee club is led by musical director Greg Scime, with John Conte as accompanist. The Maplewood Glee Club portion of the program includes popular selections […]

West Orange United Soccer Club teams give good efforts for week-ending April 24

WEST ORANGE – The West Orange United Soccer Club teams gave good efforts for the week-ending April 24. The Fury U12 girls defeated Hackettstown, 6-1. Caitlin Bridgers, Lizzie Fleming, Ximena Macavilca, Kennedy Morgan, Tori Rideau-Winds and Olivia Telemaque had the goals. Madison Oliver and Telemaque both had assists. Delia Wasky was in goal. The Sounders […]

Irvington HS track and field teams excel at Bulldog Relays

Irvington HS track and field teams excel at Bulldog Relays

IRVINGTON – The Irvington High School boys’ and girls’ track and field teams brought home more than 60 medals from the Bulldog Relays at Shabazz Stadium in Newark on Saturday, April 23. IHS boys medal winners: Shuttle Hurdle Relay, third place, James Ely, Jason Cills, Delon Prince, and Da’John Graves 4×800-meter relay, fifth place, Brandon […]