Nutley High School confers diplomas on the Class of 2021

Nutley High School confers diplomas on the Class of 2021

NUTLEY, NJ — The smiles were infectious as the Class of 2021 graduated from Nutley High School in the Oval on June 24. The nearly 300 students — along with their teachers, friends and families — were thrilled to be together in person again, approximately 15 months after the pandemic separated them. The past year […]

East Orange substitute teacher named to Swing Hall of Fame

East Orange substitute teacher named to Swing Hall of Fame

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Swing Education, a staffing application connecting schools to substitute teachers, has selected three exemplary educators to join its Substitute Teacher Hall of Fame. The 2021 inductees — including Valerie Pierce, who substitute teaches in East Orange — were selected among substitute teachers from across the country for their outstanding work as […]

County breaks off contract with ICE to make room for UC prisoners

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Just one week after announcing that the Essex County Correctional Facility will begin housing detainees from Union County effective July 1, Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. announced that the county has notified ICE to remove its detainees from the ECCF.  “We have had a very solid working relationship with […]

Nutley native looks to change the world through his music

Nutley native looks to change the world through his music

NUTLEY, NJ — Composer, educator, conductor, musician — all of these words describe Nutley High School graduate Joshua A. Idio. The trumpeter, who holds a bachelor’s degree in music education from William Paterson University, has written music for concert bands, orchestras and chamber groups; his music has been performed worldwide.  Idio is currently a member […]

South Orange–Maplewood community remembers the Holocaust at annual interfaith service

South Orange–Maplewood community remembers the Holocaust at annual interfaith service

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The South Orange and Maplewood community came together on April 18 for “Remember & Tell: The SOMA Interfaith Holocaust Service,” to remember the 6 million Jewish victims of the Holocaust. Despite the annual event being held virtually this year, it was incredibly poignant; the virtual platform actually allowed for […]

1 2 3 36