Minions help celebrate GRHS graduation

Minions help celebrate GRHS graduation

The dust has settled and been swept away for now, but for the last several weeks parents of Glen Ridge High School seniors were strenuously erecting an eye-popping amusement park on the property of a Lincoln Street home for the 2024 edition of Project Graduation, a one-night spectacle ingrained in this community for 63 years. […]

Sanchez returns

Sanchez returns

Columbia High School Principal Frank Sanchez made a dramatic entrance into Codey Arena Wednesday night to be part of the commencement exercises for the Class of 2024. Sanchez was placed on leave earlier this year after he was charged with assault and endangering the welfare of a child in connection with an incident with a […]

West Orange celebrates its seniors

West Orange celebrates its seniors

  The West Orange Department of Senior Services celebrated Older Americans Month in May with lunches, karaoke, painting and pickleball. The kickoff event was a festive Cinco de Mayo themed luncheon including karaoke at the Oko Fine Cuisine restaurant located in downtown West Orange. A spring café was held at the West Orange Public Library […]

Influencer rewarded for his efforts

Influencer rewarded for his efforts

EAST ORANGE — Genration1st, a non-profit organization that champions the aspirations of first-generation college students in the United States, awarded Najee Jihad, aka Kid Problem, for his commitment to making a positive impact on young people. Kid Problem is a social media influencer operating out of Irvington and Newark. He is a self-made Big Brother […]

Irvington man facing kidnapping and attempted murder charges

Irvington man facing kidnapping and attempted murder charges

IRVINGTON — An Irvington resident is facing attempted murder, kidnapping and sexual assault charges for two alleged assaults that happend on June 3. Caream Davis, 46, was arrested June 5 in Richmond, Va., by members of the United States Marshal Service, according to a press release from Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens and Irvington […]

Bowling club celebrates 100 years

Bowling club celebrates 100 years

The Essex County Lawn Bowling Club, which is located in Bloomfield, at Watsessing Park, celebrated its centennial Saturday, June 1. The event attracted a good number of regulars, residents and Essex County Executive Joseph Di Vincenzo. According to distinguished club member, Skip Arculli, lawn bowling is a simple game similar to bocci. Arculli, a township […]

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