AABJ&D brings good deeds home with cookie bake

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Congregation Ahawas Achim B’nai Jacob & David in West Orange celebrated its second cookie bake hosted by the Jewish Family Service of JCC MetroWest on April 10. Cookie dough was donated by the Jewish Community Housing Corporation and labels were made by the WAE Center. Nearly 100 volunteers baked, packaged and […]

Students from Montclair High School win 2016 Euro Challenge

MONTCLAIR, NJ — At the final round of this year’s Euro Challenge competition, held April 19 at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, five teams emerged as the winners. Students from Montclair High School in first place; Ridgefield High School, Conn., in second place; Joel Barlow High School, Conn., in third place; Mount Saint […]

200 Club presents awards to county’s finest police and firefighters

BELLEVILLE, NJ — The 200 Club of Essex County, founded to assist the families of police officers and firefighters killed in the line of duty and the oldest such organization of its kind, will hold its 50th anniversary Valor Awards luncheon on Thursday, May 5, beginning at 11:30 a.m. at Nanina’s In The Park, 540 […]

Seton Hall Prep’s Creighton Hendrix crowned ECT golf champion

Seton Hall Prep’s Creighton Hendrix crowned ECT golf champion

WEST ORANGE – Seton Hall Prep junior Creighton Hendrix was crowned the Essex County Tournament champion. Hendrix carded a 75 to lead the Pirates to a fourth-place finish in the team standings at the ECT at the Francis Byrne Golf Course in West Orange on Wednesday, April 20. Essex County Tournament Team standings 1. Montclair, […]

WOPL board meets Tuesday

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Public Library board of trustees will be Tuesday, April 26, at 7 p.m. at the library, 46 Mt. Pleasant Ave. in West Orange. The meeting is open to the public.

South Orange man killed in East Orange

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray and East Orange Public Safety Director Sheilah Coley announced April 22 that the East Orange police and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office are investigating the fatal shooting of Isaiah T. Peterson, 27, of South Orange. Peterson was shot at approximately 7:19 p.m. on April […]