Adult ‘lunch and learns’ at CBI

MILLBURN, NJ — Meet Golda Meir when historic impersonator Peter Small brings her to life at Congregation B’nai Israel, 160 Millburn Ave. in Millburn. Lunch will begin at 12:30 p.m., with the program beginning at 1, on Thursday, May 12. Join the congregation to see this Hirschhorn entertainer portray the most famous Israeli prime minister. […]

Seton Hall participates in National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Crime can happen to anyone no matter their age, sex, race or financial status. Crime does not discriminate. Seton Hall University participated in National Crime Victims’ Rights Week earlier this month to bring attention to the rights and services available to victims of crime. Professor John M. Paitakes, from the Criminal […]

Incoming freshmen find ‘Mountaineer Pride’ at WOHS Co-Curricular Night

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The annual Co-Curricular Night was held at West Orange High School on April 20 and offered incoming freshmen, new students and their parents the opportunity to see all the co-curricular activities the school has to offer. Principal Hayden Moore welcomed parents and future Mountaineers, saying, “The purpose of this evening is […]

Trustees celebrate South Orange library, legacy

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The South Orange Public Library board of trustees held a staff appreciation party on April 27 at Toro Loco and a good time was had by all. The current board members also recognized and thanked two former board members, Karen Hartshorn-Hilton and Tom Vilardi, for their past service as president and […]

Green Hill celebrates 150 years of service

WEST ORANGE, NJ — One-hundred and fifty guests and dignitaries gathered together April 28 at the Pleasantdale Chateau in West Orange to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Green Hill. “Green Hill is a family, my family,” President and Executive Director Toni Lynn Davis, the third generation of four generations of women who have served Green […]

Six Essex County finalists recognized in statewide drug-prevention folder artwork contest

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — More than 6,000 fourth-grade students from across New Jersey participated and 30 were selected as finalists and recognized at the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey “Design a Fourth Grade Folder Contest” award ceremony on April 27. All 30 fourth-grade student finalists received medals for their creative peer-to-peer substance abuse prevention […]

Sending flowering plants to servicepersons’ mothers

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Maplewood Committee for Servicemen and Servicewomen will continue its Mother’s Day tradition of delivering flowering plants on May 8 to the moms of Maplewood men and women now serving in the U.S. Armed Forces. The program is run annually with the participation of the Maplewood Garden Club, which provides the flowering […]

‘Bubbles for Autism’ fill the sky at Redwood School

‘Bubbles for Autism’ fill the sky at Redwood School

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Redwood Elementary School recognized Autism Awareness Month on April 8 with its annual “Bubbles for Autism” event. Students, faculty, staff, parents and guests joined together to blow bubbles in recognition of Autism Awareness Month. Redwood has several special-needs students, some on the autism spectrum. Special-needs teacher Stacy Forte coordinated the event […]