Man shot on 45th Street in Maplewood

Man shot on 45th Street in Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — A man was non-fatally shot on 45th Street in Maplewood, according information sent to the News-Record from Maplewood Police Chief Jimmy DeVaul; DeVaul’s information came from a report of the incident made by Lt. Peter Kuenzel. On Wednesday, Dec. 4, at 6:11 p.m., Maplewood officers responded to the Wawa, located at 1511 […]

Montclair HS boys swim team sinks Seton Hall Prep for first time in 21 years; girls prevail over Mount St. Dominic

MONTCLAiR, NJ — In a much-anticipated first swim meet of the season, the Montclair High School boys swim team prevailed over rival team and reigning Essex County champions, Seton Hall Prep, with a final score of 90-80, and the girls squad easily dominated Mount Saint Dominic Academy, 125-45. The Mounties’ Panzer Pool at Montclair State […]

Sheriff’s Office donates more than 600 turkeys to the needy

Sheriff’s Office donates more than 600 turkeys to the needy

NEWARK, NJ — Nearly 600 turkeys and hundreds of other food items filled more than 10 trucks, SUVs and vans as the Essex County Sheriff’s Office completed its annual Thanksgiving Food Drive for the needy and homeless. This is the 30th year that Sheriff Armando Fontoura and officers have worked with the community for this […]

Orange PD ‘pays it forward’ with turkey giveaway

Orange PD ‘pays it forward’ with turkey giveaway

ORANGE — In an effort to help some of the residents feeling the financial pinch around holidays, the Orange Police Department hosted its first Thanksgiving turkey giveaway Monday, Nov. 25 at Police Headquarters, where Orange Mayor Dwayne D. Warren joined his brother, police Director Todd Warren, to host the event for local families. “The spirit […]

Tri-M Music Honor Society inducts new members

Tri-M Music Honor Society inducts new members

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Music Modern Masters Honor Society at West Orange High School welcomed 31 new members to its ranks in a ceremony held in the Library Media Center on Nov. 19.  “We are very proud of the students in the Tri-M Music Honors Society and all of the students who participate in […]

Bill to address disparities in NJ school discipline stats advances in Legislature

TRENTON, NJ — Working toward addressing the striking disparities found in New Jersey school discipline statistics, legislation that would create a statewide program aiming to reduce racial disparities in school discipline; improve the socio-emotional and behavioral responses of students through intervention; and decrease recidivism rates among students who violate school district code of conduct advanced […]

Participate in Achieve’s 2020 ‘Nights of 100 Dinners’

Participate in Achieve’s 2020 ‘Nights of 100 Dinners’

MAPLEWOOD/SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Organizers of the Achieve Foundation’s “Nights of 100 Dinners” fundraiser, now in its 16th year, are looking for people to host events for their friends in March 2020. Sound like fun? It is! If you can throw a party, you can get involved and make a difference. The Achieve Foundation raises […]

High school entrepreneurs awarded $50,000 in cash and scholarships from SHU

High school entrepreneurs awarded $50,000 in cash and scholarships from SHU

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Ten talented student entrepreneur finalists with start-up concepts or fledgling businesses, out of an international field of more than 200 contestants, faced off on Nov. 22 in High School Pirates Pitch, a “Shark Tank”-style competition sponsored by the Stillman School of Business and its Center for Entrepreneurial Studies of Seton Hall […]

WOHS animal behavior class hosts visit with master trainer

WOHS animal behavior class hosts visit with master trainer

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School students in Karen Green’s animal behavior course hosted a visit on Nov. 15 with dog trainer Frank Pugliese and his trained pitbull, Bella, to gain a better understanding of how to work with animals. Pugliese is a master trainer/behaviorist at Behavior Plus. He brought Bella to demonstrate […]

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