Eagle Scout project provides families with holiday meals

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Because of the hard work of a Boy Scout with Troop 5 in Maplewood, 75 families were able to have a Thanksgiving meal with turkey and all the trimmings. As part of his Eagle Scout community service project, 17-year-old Tajeer Robinson conducted a food drive and an online fundraising campaign to purchase […]

EO police and fire officers given top honors at awards banquet

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The New Jersey State Policemen’s Benevolent Association Inc. awarded the bravery and service of two members of East Orange Police Department during their annual Valor Award Banquet in Atlantic City on Saturday, Nov. 21. East Orange Police Department Detective Damon Johnson and Sgt. Michael Williams Jr. were celebrated for their dedication […]

East Orange & Orange week of December 3rd

OBITUARIES: • BURKE – William Henry, formerly of Orange; Oct. 27. Husband. • DAVIS – Samuel H., of Orange; Oct. 15. • GUTIN – Claire, formerly of East Orange and West Orange; Nov. 23. Mother. • LOFTON – Oliver, of Orange; Nov. 22. Father and uncle.

Bloomfield & Glen Ridge week of December 3rd

OBITUARIES: • BLUME – Joseph H. Jr., of Bloomfield, formerly of Irvington; Nov. 18. Father. • KELLY – Shaakerah Q., of Bloomfield; Nov. 14. Mother, daughter, sister. • MCNAB – Mary M., formerly of Bloomfield and Glen Ridge; Nov. 23. Grandmother. • MELITO – Jane, formerly of Bloomfield; Nov. 22. Receptionist, grandmother. • MENDES – […]

Montclair Film Fest offers free filmmaking workshop

BELLEVILLE, NJ — The Montclair Film Festival and The Film Institute at Montclair State announced the annual Behind the Screen program, a day of free filmmaking workshops and seminars taking place Sunday, Dec. 6, at University Hall, on the campus of Montclair State University. The BTS program is designed for students and adults from all […]

William B. Rothschild 

    William B. Rothschild of Rancho Mirage CA, formerly of Maplewood NJ, passed away at his home in Rancho Mirage, on Wednesday November 25th at the age of 98.    Bill Rothschild leaves his wife Beverly Rothschild, his sons Mark and Jeffrey Rothschild, and his grandchildren, Harriet, Isaac, and Jackiel Rothschild. Bill    Rothschild […]

School joins NJ program

BELLEVILLE, NJ — Good oral health is important for overall health. Cavities and other problems with teeth can make it difficult for children to concentrate and learn in school as well as affect their nutrition, speech, and self-esteem. One of the best ways to prevent cavities is to brush twice a day for two minutes […]

Eagle project enhances VA hospital entrance

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Officials at the VA hospital in East Orange unveiled a landscape beautification project the first week of November that was created as part of an Eagle Scout project, with the help of scouts from Troop 5 in Maplewood. Boy Scout Josh Heacock of Troop 5 recently organized and completed the work, […]

Bloomfield & Glen Ridge week of November 25th

OBITUARIES: • BARBIERE – Alphonse L. “Junior,” formerly of Bloomfield; Nov. 14. Grandfather. • CICCONE – Rocchina, of Bloomfield; Nov. 17. Claims adjuster. • FOSTER – Lois M., of Glen Ridge; Nov. 14. Mutual Benefit Life HR specialist. • QUIZAN – Ponce, formerly of Glen Ridge; Nov. 14. Father and grandfather. • SANFILIPPO – Eleanor, […]