Neighbors help each other out at sixth annual MLK Day of Service

Neighbors help each other out at sixth annual MLK Day of Service

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Township residents and their friends came together Saturday, Jan. 18, for the sixth annual Bloomfield Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, an opportunity for neighbors to make a difference for others. In previous annual days of service, volunteers repainted district school hallways, created a teen area in the public library and collected […]

Town honors community leaders who embody MLK legacy

Town honors community leaders who embody MLK legacy

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The town’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day ceremony on Jan. 20 honored four town residents at West Orange High School and featured performers from WOHS and the Fountain Baptist Church in Summit. Maurice Stinnett, the vice president of diversity and inclusion for BSE Global, delivered the keynote address. Councilwoman Cindy […]

Borough Administrator Michael Rohal retires

Borough Administrator Michael Rohal retires

GLEN RIDGE, NJ  — When Borough Administrator Michael Rohal left his office for the final time on Friday, Jan. 17, a group of residents awaited him in the lobby of the municipal building to say goodbye. Kisses and hugs were exchanged and quiet words of gratitude were heard, while outside a motorcade of first-response vehicles […]

Irvington to host Health and Wellness Lecture Series

Irvington to host Health and Wellness Lecture Series

IRVINGTON, NJ — Mayor Tony Vauss and the Irvington Department of Health and Senior Services are launching the first Health and Wellness Lecture Series for Black History Month in February. This free series is open to the public and will bring expert speakers to Irvington to discuss the impact of health inequalities, disparities, stigmas and […]

WOHS alumna nominated for Grammy in World Music

WOHS alumna nominated for Grammy in World Music

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School Class of 2001 graduate Nathalie Joachim has been nominated for a Grammy in the World Music category for her album “Famn D’Ayiti.” The accomplished flutist, vocalist and composer explores her Haitian heritage and the music of its iconic female artists in her first solo album, written for […]

SOBOT honors DeLuca with proclamation

SOBOT honors DeLuca with proclamation

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The South Orange Board of Trustees honored former Maplewood Mayor Vic DeLuca at its Jan. 13 meeting with a proclamation, on behalf of the board and South Orange community, thanking him for his tremendous service during his long and fruitful tenure as mayor of Maplewood. “Vic is a class act, great […]

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