David Henderson

    David Henderson, 58, of Woodland Park, died peacefully on Saturday, January 23, 2016. This past week, he knew that his battle with cancer was coming to an end.    David grew up in Woodland Park and moved to South Orange for many years. He graduated from Passaic Valley High School and attended CW […]

Bloomfield Chorale is seeking new members

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Bloomfield Chorale seeks singers of all levels and backgrounds, all ages, non-residents and residents alike. The chorale resumes its spring season with rehearsals held on Tuesdays, at 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., at the Bloomfield Civic Center, second floor, 84 Broad St. Comprised of people from Bloomfield and the Essex County area, the […]

GRHS to hold sixth family pizza night

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Glen Ridge High School will hold its sixth annual Family Pizza Night on Thursday, Jan. 28, at 6 p.m. The event will be held in the Glen Ridge High School cafeteria and all profits will benefit the Glen Ridge High School student government. The first 15 people get in for half […]

Presentation explains policy of community policing to the public

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Irvington NAACP hosted a presentation on policing on Thursday, Jan. 7, at Greater New Point Missionary Baptist Church on Paine Avenue. Numerous questions were asked about safety and the current role of community policing. Sgt. T. Charles was able to answer a few of the important questions explaining that patrols are […]

Middle school now teaching in smartphone ‘classrooms’

NUTLEY, NJ — Middle school is a time of great change. With students dealing with puberty, more in-depth classes and ever-demanding peer pressure, it’s no wonder they can become confused or distracted from their school work. Throw in the nonstop technology of the modern world, always pinging and grabbing their attention, and things get even […]

Seton Hall University’s ‘Hall Line’ to hold Feb. 6 event at Prudential Center to celebrate its 50th anniversary

SOUTH ORANGE – WSOU 89.5 FM, the student-run radio station of Seton Hall University, will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the sports call-in program “Hall Line” with a special event at Newark’s Prudential Center on Saturday, Feb. 6. The event will reunite three of the program’s four founders during a reception before the Seton Hall […]

New BOE sworn in

NUTLEY, NJ — At the Nutley reorganization meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 5, four Nutley residents were officially sworn in as Nutley Board of Education members. Incumbents Ryan Kline and Deborah J. Russo were sworn in for three-year terms, and newcomer Salvatore Balsamo was sworn in as the newest member of the board. Balsamo has been […]

West Orange woman sentenced to 12 years for raping disabled man

WEST ORANGE, NJ — On Jan. 15, Superior Court Judge Siobhan Teare sentenced the former chairwoman of the Rutgers University Philosophy Department to 12 years in New Jersey State Prison for repeatedly sexually assaulting a disabled man in her school office, according to a release from the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office. On Oct. 2, 2015, […]

West Orange celebrates legacy, message of Dr. King

WEST ORANGE, NJ  — The West Orange Human Relations Commission celebrated Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday on Jan. 18. More than 130 attendees heard keynote speaker Larry Hamm, topmost, give a passionate address on ‘Developing Leaders In the 21st Century.’ Second from top, Citrus, a West Orange High School jazz band, performs. Second from bottom, […]