JSDD Wae Center visits ‘Art from the Heart’

JSDD Wae Center visits ‘Art from the Heart’

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Members of the Jewish Service for the Developmentally Disabled Wae Center in West Orange recently visited the West Orange Arts Council’s “Art from the Heart” exhibit at the West Orange Arts Center and received a private gallery tour by exhibition manager Lisa Suss. “These trips are important to the overall well-being […]

Maplewood code enforcer visits HNA

Maplewood code enforcer visits HNA

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Members of the Hilton Neighborhood Association received firsthand knowledge about the current zoning codes being enforced in Maplewood thanks to a visit from Maplewood code enforcement supervisor John Singleton at their monthly meeting on May 17 at the DeHart Center on Burnett Avenue in Maplewood. Coding enforcement is handled through the Maplewood […]

Police captain suing town to recoup back pay she is owed

Police captain suing town to recoup back pay she is owed

IRVINGTON, NJ — According to Irvington Police Division Capt. Monique Smith’s lawyer, Steve Altman, of the Benedict & Altman law firm in New Brunswick, the Irvington Public Safety Department and the township have still not given Smith the back pay she was due when she returned to work a year ago. Smith was cleared by […]

WOHS student assistance counselors screen ‘The Hunting Ground’

WOHS student assistance counselors screen ‘The Hunting Ground’

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School student assistant counselors Keshia Golding-Cooper and Amadeo Chirichiello screened an important film for students and parents on May 9 called “The Hunting Ground.” The film looks at the staggering statistics of sexual assault on college campuses and was nominated for several awards, including two Emmy nominations, and […]

Register for Mermaid Camp in Maplewood

Register for Mermaid Camp in Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Come learn to swim like a mermaid and learn all about the sea at the Maplewood Mermaid Camp. Mermaids get to keep their tails to continue the fun after camp concludes. This camp will be held at the Maplewood Community Pool, 187 Boyden Ave., from Aug. 6 through 10, from 8 a.m. […]

Ten EO police officers file separate lawsuits

EAST ORANGE, NJ — According to attorney R. Armen McComber of the McComber & McComber P.C. law firm of Red Bank, at least 10 police officers currently on the job in the East Orange Police Department have filed lawsuits against the city, public safety Director Sheilah Coley, police Chief Phyllis Bindi, the East Orange Police […]

Young artists from CHS show their work in SOPAC gallery

In just 5 years, exhibit has grown to 900 submissions

Young artists from CHS show their work in SOPAC gallery

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The second and third floors of the South Orange Performing Arts Center are decorated with the artwork of students from 17 Essex County high schools as part of the “Inspired Minds Young Artist Exhibition.” The 66 works of art were unveiled at an opening reception at SOPAC on May 17, and […]

Haitian flag-raising celebration still on for May 26

IRVINGTON, NJ — At large Councilwoman Charnette Frederic, who was elected to a second consecutive term in office in the Tuesday, May 8, and her Charnette Frederic Civic Association Inc. have partnered with the Ring the Bell for the Community organization and several local business sponsors to host a Haitian flag-raising celebration in Civic Square […]

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