Men Make A Difference to honor locals for community service

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Men Make A Difference, a West Orange-based company, will honor West Orange Police Office Jerome Pleasants and two residents, Tyrone Brooks and Elmer McBurrows, at its Community Service Recognition Brunch. The affair will be held Saturday, June 11, at the Second Baptist Church Conference Center, 93 Liberty St. in Long Branch, […]

West Orange WAVE swim tryouts to be held June 1

WEST ORANGE – The West Orange WAVE summer swim team will be hosting tryouts on Wednesday, June 1, at 4 p.m.  West Orange residents ages 7-18 are eligible to try out. Please arrive at the Ginny Duenkel Pool, located a 60 ½ Cherry St., with all the proper equipment (bathing suit, towel, cap and goggles). […]

Reassessment meetings for Maplewood property owners

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Representatives from Appraisal Systems Inc. will give a presentation on the upcoming reassessment on Tuesday, May 24, at 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall, 574 Valley St. in Maplewood. ASI will answer questions regarding residential homes reassessment and the reassessment process, provide contact information, and more. The meeting will be broadcast live through […]

‘Sacred Rhythm’ in Verona

VERONA, NJ — The Episcopal Church of the Holy Spirit, 36 Gould St. in Verona, will host a series of workshops open to the public. Facilitated by spiritual director Sun Spriggs, attendees will learn about different contemplative practices. The DVD “Sacred Rhythm: Spiritual Practices that Nourish Your Soul and Transform Your Life,” by Ruth Haley […]

CHS student is smash hit at Maplewood Glee Club concert

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Columbia High School student Isaiah Thomas, this year’s Maplewood Glee Club Scholarship winner, brought down the house with standing ovations April 30 at the club’s spring concert at Prospect Presbyterian Church in Maplewood. This young artist, though only a senior at Columbia, is outstandingly talented as a singer, pianist and organist, according […]

Local families to be honored by JCC at L’Dor V’Dor Gala

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Marilyn and Lester Bornstein, Flo Peck and family, and Amelia and Cory Perlstein will be the distinguished honorees at JCC MetroWest’s L’Dor V’Dor Gala on Thursday, June 23, at 6:30 p.m. at Crystal Plaza, Livingston. This year, JCC MetroWest is thrilled to be celebrating three generations of leadership. JCC MetroWest will salute […]