Richard Traska

Richard Traska, “Rick” 76, passed away on Saturday, December 26, 2015 at St. Joseph Medical Center in Paterson. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral  service at the O’Boyle Funeral Home 309 Broad St. Bloomfield on Wednesday at 10:00 a.m.  Interment Glendale Cemetery.  Visitation is on Tuesday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m.  Please express condolences at  www.oboylefuneralhome.com Born in Newark, he lived in Bloomfield for the last […]

Anthony F Remollino

Anthony F. Remollino, 89, of Bloomfield, passed away on Monday December 21, 2015 at Waterview Center in Cedar Grove. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral from the O’Boyle Funeral Home, 309 Broad St. Bloomfield on Monday at 9 AM. The funeral mass will be offered at St. Thomas The Apostle Church, Bloomfield at 10 AM. Interment […]

Clara Maass receives hospital-safety award

BELLEVILLE, NJ — Clara Maass Medical Center, a Barnabas Health facility, has received an “A” Hospital Safety Score from The Leapfrog Group, an independent, national, nonprofit group measuring hospital safety and quality, for the eighth consecutive time. Clara Maass Medical is one of only 133 hospitals throughout the country and eight in New Jersey to […]

Irvington HS track athletes lead way at SEC meet, Marine Corps Relays

Irvington HS track athletes lead way at SEC meet, Marine Corps Relays

IRVINGTON – Senior Johnathan Carlton took sixth place in the 55-meter dash in 6.94 seconds and sophomore Michael Veltz, junior Jhamir Applewhite, senior Brandon Moreno and junior James Ely took sixth place in the 4×400-meter relay team in 3 minutes, 48.88 seconds to lead the Irvington High School boys’ indoor track and field team at […]

WOHS students and teacher become ‘Soldiers’ Angels’

By Rebekah Pedo, Correspondent WEST ORANGE, NJ — What is life like in the combat boots of a United States soldier in Afghanistan? Any student at West Orange High School knows it is different from life here in West Orange. It is hard to understand if we cannot put names to the faces of those who […]

Registration for new GR students

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Registration for Glen Ridge children who will enter the 4-year-old pre-kindergarten or the five-year-old kindergarten program in September 2016 will take place between 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. from Monday, Jan. 11, through Friday, Jan. 15. Pupils residing on the north side of Bloomfield Avenue should register at Forest Avenue School, […]

Partying out 2015

MAPLEWOOD/SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — First Night Maplewood South Orange received a check from sponsor BCB Bank in South Orange on Thursday, Dec. 17. From left are Sandi Goodman, Kathy Greenstone, Amy Goldberg, Henry Greenstone, South Orange Trustee Jeff Dubowy, Erminia Dejesus, Michael Goldberg, Claudine Baptiste and John Amato of BCB Bank, Zoe Greenstone and Scott Greenstone. […]

St. Joseph basketball teams give good efforts at Christmas tourney

MAPLEWOOD – The St. Joseph’s basketball teams enjoyed good efforts in the Christmas tournament hosted by St. Helen’s of Westfield. 3rd Grade boys The St. Joseph’s Celtics 3rd grade boys team challenged themselves over the holiday break by participating in the annual Christmas basketball tournament hosted by St. Helen’s of Westfield.   Perhaps because of […]

Library friends seeking donations

GLEN RIDGE, NJ  — The Friends of the Glen Ridge Library has made the following announcement: The Friends of the Library depend on memberships and donations from the community to sustain its support of the Glen Ridge Public Library. Consider making a year-end contribution to the Friends. The Friends of the Glen Ridge Library financially […]

Irvington’s Jamir Brown will be honored by USA Track and Field New Jersey Association for second consecutive year

IRVINGTON – On Saturday January 16, 2016, Irvington’s Jamir Brown will be honored by the USA Track and Field New Jersey Association at the 24th Annual USATF New Jersey Awards Banquet. He is being recognized with the 9-10-year-old boys Mid-Distance Youth Chair Award.  For Jamir, this is the second consecutive year he will be acknowledged […]