GR Library will present many family activities

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — The Glen Ridge Public Library will host the following upcoming adult and family events: Friday, Feb. 26, 6 to 8 p.m. Family Date Night will be held in the children’s area. Make it a family night out and join in for after-hours fun at the library. This event will feature snacks, […]

Despite snow, revenue from Antique Show was up

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — According to Dorothy Waldt, this year’s manager of the annual Glen Ridge Antique Show, total revenue for the recent 70th anniversary show was more than $22,000. This is about $2,000 above last year’s revenue total. “The exciting number is that our profits were about $16,000 and the largest in several years,” […]

Payne Jr. Congratulates Winners of 2015 Congressional App Challenge

  NEWARK — On Thursday, Feb. 18, U.S. Rep. Donald M. Payne Jr. announced the winners of the 2015 Congressional App Challenge for high school students in New Jersey’s 10th Congressional District. Josua Soto-Vasquez, Gianfranco Cervantes and Yaxenis Ramos of North 13th Street Tech in Newark were named the winners for their app “Social MeatUp,” […]

Seton Hall University hosts annual Conference on Women and Gender

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — More than 260 scholars and advocates gathered for the Seton Hall University Conference on Women and Gender on Feb. 12. Sponsored by the Women and Gender Studies Program, the event featured breakout sessions with expert panels and a keynote address by sociologist Rifat Salam. An awards luncheon honored the winners of […]

Woman arrested and charged with kidnapping 11-month old baby from East Orange

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray and East Orange Public Safety Director Sheilah Coley announced that Christiana Fitzpatrick, 20, of Chicago has been arrested and charged with kidnapping an 11-month old baby boy from East Orange. On Wednesday, Feb. 24, Fitzpatrick, who was also charged with endangering the welfare of a child and interfering with custody, […]

Region IV NJSIAA Wrestling Tournament to be at WOHS

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School, located at 51 Conforti Ave., will be the site of the Region IV NJSIAA Wrestling Tournament, which begins Feb. 24 at 6 p.m. in the Tarnoff Gymnasium. Wrestlers from Region IV will compete on the following schedules: Wednesday, Feb. 24, at 6 p.m., first round; Friday, Feb. […]

Cycling for special needs services

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Teen Committee for the JCC MetroWest Cycle For Special Needs event holds up a check for $22,000 at the Sunday, Feb. 21, cycle-thon. The proceeds from the event will go toward promoting inclusion and supporting those with special needs. Pictured, from left, are Peter Guerriero of Maplewood, Chloe Christian of […]

Irvington High School Wins the 2016 Essex County Consumer Bowl Championship Title!

    IRVINGTON, NJ — For the eighth straight year, the Irvington High School Consumer Bowl team has won the Essex County Championship. The county competition took place on Thursday, Feb. 11, at West Caldwell Tech High School. Irvington High School competed with West Side High School, Immaculate Conception High School and the following Essex […]

Jack Renkens to speak at Nutley HS about college athletic recruiting process

NUTLEY –National keynote speaker Jack Renkens of Recruiting Realities will bring his unique, no-nonsense presentation on college athletic recruiting to Nutley High School on Tuesday, March 15, at 7 p.m. in the auditorium. “It’s a Game… Know the Rules” is guaranteed to serve as a reality check for families of student-athletes looking to get their […]

Century 21 Gemini real estate agent is award recipient

UPPER MONTCLAIR, NJ — Century 21 Gemini is proud to recognize Yaw “Tracy” Chan as a recipient of Silver Level 2015 NJ Realtors Circle of Excellence Sales Award. Chan has also earned Century 21 Masters Emerald level for 2015. Another outstanding honor achieved is the Century 21 Quality Service Pinnacle recognizing her consistent outstanding service. To earn the Century 21 […]