Understand the Proponent Difference

Understand the Proponent Difference

Get to know your local Credit Union. You might be aware that Credit Unions offer similar products as banks, but do you know what makes them different? Being Member owned, without stockholders, and not-for-profit, means that Proponent Federal Credit Union provides these exclusive values. Local Headquarters dedicated to the Nutley community’s success Earnings are reinvested […]

Funeral Saturday for former Irvington Twp. Clerk Harold Wiener

Funeral services are set for long-time Irvington Township Clerk Harold Wiener, who passed away at Overlook Hospital on Feb. 26. An Irvington native, Harold was born, raised, and educated in the township, having graduated from Union Avenue Elementary School and Irvington High School. In 1979 he received a bachelor of arts degree in psychology/sociology, and […]

EO student to participate in Continental Congress

An East Orange student and teacher have been selected to participate in the first-ever Young People’s Continental Congress. The non-profit organization, National History Day, has collaborated with Carpenters’ Hall, the home of the nation’s First Continental Congress in 1774, to produce a program for high school students from around the country, celebrating the 250th anniversary […]

Irvington man’s film chosen for festival

A film by an Irvington filmmaker will be shown at the Garden State Film Festival in March. “We are extremely proud to present ‘Equal Opportunity’ as a part of our 22nd Annual Film Festival, and to share this work with our global audience,” says Lauren Concar Sheehy, the festival’s Executive Director. “Equal Opportunity” directed by […]

Writer, actor collaborate on off-Broadway show

Writer, actor collaborate on off-Broadway show

A playwright who is a former borough resident, and an actor who is a current borough resident, recently collaborated on an off-Broadway production about travelers having surreal encounters with their car’s global positioning system. Running from Jan. 24 to Feb. 4, at Producers Club Theatre, the 90-minute show is titled “GPS.” It is the creation […]

SOPAC to host 10 week festival of unreleased films

Arthouse Film Festival will unspool for 10 weeks beginning March 11 at The Village at SOPAC in South Orange. AFF is a curated series of not-yet-released movies from around the world, followed by conversations with filmmakers and actors. The selected films comprise award winners from Sundance, Cannes, Toronto, Telluride, Venice and SXSW film festivals, along […]

Bloomfield Council has its first Latina

Bloomfield Council has its first Latina

BLOOMFIELD — The Bloomfield Township Council voted unanimously to appoint Monica Charris Tabares to fill the vacant at-large council seat. Councilman Rich Rockwell nominated Tabares to fill the vacancy of the at-large seat and with a second from Councilwoman Wartyna Davis the motion was moved forward. Tabares will become the first Latina to serve on […]

Unified Sports brings BHS students together

Unified Sports brings BHS students together

Special education and general education students are now competing together in varsity-level sports at Bloomfield High School in a recently inaugurated athletic program called Unified Sports. Play is with boys and girls on the same team against other schools with similar programs. BHS kicked off competition in the spring of 2023 with bocce ball. The […]

Film tells story of legendary restaurateur

Film tells story of legendary restaurateur

A screenplay written by a former Maplewood resident about a South Orange resident who transformed the restaurant business is making waves on the independent film circuit. Donald G. Boudreau’s screenplay, “The Restaurant Man,” was awarded Best Feature Script at the Swedish International Film Festival. It was also named an Official Selection at the NICE International […]

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