East Orange & Orange week of November 25th

OBITUARIES: • ANDERSON – Kisha Lorraine, of Orange; Nov. 12. Wife, mother and sister. • BARRETT – Charleen, formerly of Orange; Nov. 9. Verizon manager, mother. • BENNETT – John H. Sr., of Orange; Nov. 15. • GALLUCCI – Vincent J. Jr., formerly of East Orange; Nov. 14. Grandfather. • GREEN – Darwin L. Sr., […]

Maplewood & South Orange week of November 25th

OBITUARIES: • HURLEY – Ann Elizabeth Tellson, formerly of South Orange; Nov. 12. Mother. • MOORE – Jacob Randolph, of Maplewood; Nov. 13. • MORRIS – Gertrude, of Maplewood; Nov. 5. WWII vet, teacher, grandmother. • ROBINSON – Mary Francis, of Maplewood; Nov. 11.

West Orange week of November 25th

OBITUARIES: • MICHAEL – Albert John, of West Orange; Aug. 30. First aid squad captain. • SCHUB – Alvin G., of West Orange; Oct. 29. Former Jersey Journal ad director.

BPD is holding annual toy drive this holiday season

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Bloomfield Police Department will once again be collecting toys for the less fortunate children of Bloomfield. Make a donation or bring a new, unwrapped toy to the Youth Aid Division office of the Bloomfield Police Department by Wednesday, Dec. 16. Additional drop-off locations are Bagels Abroad and the ShopRite in Bloomfield. […]

United Soccer Club finishes successful season

WEST ORANGE – The West Orange United Soccer Club concluded another successful fall season. On Saturday, Nov. 21, the Sounders U10 boys traveled to Garfield to take on SC Vistula.  Garfield took the game, 5-0, to hand the Sounders their first loss of the season. Despite the loss, the Sounders still took first place in […]

Residents learn about Thanksgiving at GRCC

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Local families participated in a group activity organized by Family Faith Time, which meets the second Saturday of each month at Glen Ridge Congregational Church. The group includes families with children and grandparents from Glen Ridge and Bloomfield, as well as neighboring towns. On Nov. 14, 30 members gathered for a […]

Junior League accepting applications for Community Grants Program

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills Inc. invites local non-profit organizations to apply for a Community Grant for 2015-2016. It is offering grants ranging from $1,000 to $5,000. Grant recipients will be announced in spring 2016. The grants will be awarded to qualifying organizations whose programs further JLOSH’s […]

Irvington Neighborhood Improvement Corporation to host Thanksgiving giveaway

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Irvington Neighborhood Improvement Corporation will be giving away Thanksgiving baskets to Irvington residents with children, on Tuesday, Nov. 24, from noon to 3 p.m., at Irvington Neighborhood Improvement Corporation, 346 16th Ave., Irvington. Baskets will be given on a first-come, first-served basis, but participants must pre-register. Pre-registration will take place now […]

Bloomfield Junior Bengals impress in all-star game

BLOOMFIELD – This past weekend, the Bloomfield Junior Bengals had four A squad (eighth grade) players represent Bloomfield in the 2015 NJSYFL all-star football game. They played on the South squad. From left to right,  Christian Parisi, Dominick Busby, Jordan Cruz and Daniel Gerard all  played well. Daniel Gerard scored on a 45-yard touchdown run […]