Jabrill Peppers earns major Big Ten Conference football individual awards; finishes fifth in Heisman voting; named First Team All-American

Jabrill Peppers earns major Big Ten Conference football individual awards; finishes fifth in Heisman voting; named First Team All-American

EAST ORANGE, NJ (updated Tuesday Dec. 6, 9:40 a.m.) – Jabrill Peppers is highly regarded as one of the top college football players in the nation. The East Orange native proved it on the field this season as he earned three major Big Ten Conference individual awards. Peppers, a junior linebacker for the University of Michigan, […]

GR Women’s Club conducts virtual food collection 2016

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — The following release was submitted by the Women’s Club of Glen Ridge. Once again this year, the Women’s Club of Glen Ridge is partnering with the Community FoodBank of New Jersey to run the Glen Ridge Virtual Food Drive. Did you know that more than 1,000,000 people in New Jersey don’t […]

Third annual South Orange Health and Fitness Challenge offered

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ – The Village of South Orange is once again leading the charge for a healthier year ahead with SOFit17, the third annual South Orange Health and Fitness Challenge.   The theme of SOFit17 is the “Hundred Day Challenge” beginning Jan. 20 and ending April 29. As in the past two years, community […]

UPDATE: Camille McPherson named to D3hoops.com Team of Week to start the season

UPDATE: Camille McPherson named to D3hoops.com Team of Week to start the season

Note: This article is from moraviansports.com WEST ORANGE, NJ (updated Tuesday Dec. 6, 9:53 a.m.) – Moravian College (Pa.) senior basketball forward Camille McPherson has been honored on the first D3hoops.com Team of the Week presented by Scoutware of the 2016-17 season after her performance over the first two weeks of the season. McPherson, a […]

TSTI hosts professor to discuss anti-Semitism in France

SOUTH ORANGE — Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel in South Orange will host Robert Zaretsky, professor of history at the Honors College, University of Houston, for its monthly Shabbat Service with a Scholar program on Friday, Dec. 9. Zaretsky will discuss “The Rise of a New Form of Anti-Semitism in France.” He will share insights about the […]

SMC to co-host holiday party

MILLBURN, NJ — Don’t start your winter hibernation just yet. The South Mountain Conservancy, Cora Hartshorn Arboretum and Greenwood Gardens invite the public to a joint holiday season celebration on Wednesday, Dec. 14, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the arboretum, 324 Forest Drive South, Short Hills. Come celebrate the season and meet others dedicated […]

‘Screenagers,’ the conversation continues

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The impact of constant exposure to digital screens on developing minds and how to combat this will be the topic of a discussion on Thursday, Dec. 8, at 7:30 p.m. in the South Orange Public Library meeting room, 65 Scotland Road in South Orange. This event will be facilitated by SOMA […]

The Bloomfield Choral plans concert at Watchung Church

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Bloomfield Chorale will present a festive concert of traditional and contemporary holiday music on Saturday, Dec. 3, at 3 p.m. at the Watchung Presbyterian Church, 375 Watchung Ave., Bloomfield, near Broad Street. Light refreshments follow the show. Admission is charged. For more information email the chorale at BloomfieldChorale@gmail.com, or call 973-204-3054. […]

Friday Night Rec program in GR kicks off this week

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — The Friday Night Rec program will return to Glen Ridge this week, providing a fun-filled 90 minutes of gym games for kids supervised by a qualified staff. This program is free. The students will be divided into two categories: • Children of grades three and four will have the gym from […]