UPDATE: South Orange health & fitness challenge

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — South Orange is once again leading the charge for a healthier year ahead with sponsorship of SOFit16, the second South Orange Health and Fitness Challenge. SOFit16 invites community residents to participate in a four-month event that promotes and supports healthy living.  There are no sporting competitions involved.  Participants will devise their […]

Kathleen “Kay” Regina Reheis

   Kathleen Regina Reheis (nee Harrington), 102, died on 11/03/2015 in Edmonds, Washington  The oldest of four children, Kay was born in Newark, New Jersey, on September 3, 1913.  She was predeceased by her beloved husband of 65 years, John W. Reheis; a brother and two sisters.    Kay was a dedicated homemaker, wife and […]

SOS: Students help ‘Shovel Out Seniors’

NUTLEY, NJ — Nutley is once again offering a program to help senior citizens in the winter months. The program, called SOS — Shovel Out Seniors — networks students from Nutley High School and John Walker Middle School who are willing to shovel snow for a nominal fee or for community-service hours. “I believe this […]

Burn center honors Orange firefighters at Valor Awards dinner

ORANGE, NJ — The Burn Center at Saint Barnabas Medical Center presented members of the Orange Fire Department with a Valor Award during the 28th annual Valor Awards on Wednesday, Dec. 2, at Mayfair Farms in West Orange. Capt. Matthew Kohaut and Firefighters James Antoine and Leonard Stewart were honored for their involvement in a […]

Fencers win Gold at Morris Knolls Invitational

MAPLEWOOD – Maplewood and South Orange residents who fence for their high schools and train at New Jersey Fencing Alliance in Maplewood placed first at the Morris Knolls High School Invitational held the day after Christmas. Amber White from Kent Place won gold in the Freshman Women’s Saber event,  Sophia Heirvaux from Columbia High School won […]

South Orange offers SOFit16

SOUTH ORANGE – The Village of South Orange is once again leading the charge for a healthier year ahead with sponsorship of SOFit16, the second annual South Orange Health and Fitness Challenge.   SOFit16 invites community residents to participate in a four-month event that promotes and supports healthy living.  There are no sporting competitions involved.  Participants […]

Belleville man is arrested for Maplewood robbery attempt

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Maplewood Police Department received a call at approximately 8:55 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 18, from Maplewood Middle School reporting a possible robbery involving a student, according to a Dec. 19 press release from the MPD. The victim, a 13-year-old eighth-grader, reported that he was approached by a man in the area […]

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 […]