South Orange Symphony’s free fall concert

South Orange Symphony’s free fall concert

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — South Orange Symphony will perform its free fall concert on Sunday, Oct. 27, at 3 p.m. at South Orange Middle School, 70 N. Ridgewood Road.  Join South Orange’s resident community orchestra to hear the music of the spooky and the sublime. Columbia High School’s Symphonic Choir joins the orchestra for Haydn’s […]

Sting operation proves successful in Irvington

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Irvington Police Department Detective Bureau set up a successful sting operation to combat several reported armed robberies that were committed utilizing Facebook to Marketplace to lure victims to a specific area for an in-person meeting on Thursday, Oct. 10. According to reports, the victims were violently robbed and pistol-whipped during the […]

8th grader begins conversation on WOSD dress code

8th grader begins conversation on WOSD dress code

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The dress code and what constitutes a violation to the code in the West Orange School District was brought to the West Orange Board of Education’s attention at its Oct. 7 meeting when a Liberty Middle School eighth-grader and her mother described citations she received a few weeks earlier. Justice Cillo-Smith […]

WOHS grad becomes orthopaedic surgeon to help others

WOHS grad becomes orthopaedic surgeon to help others

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School Class of 2007 alumnus Dr. Joseph Ippolito has led a miraculous life, and he has dedicated his life to providing miracles for others. When Ippolito was 5 months old, he was diagnosed with Stage 4 neuroblastoma. “I underwent several surgeries and chemotherapy for the first few years […]

‘Edison’ biography launches at the inventor’s WO labs

‘Edison’ biography launches at the inventor’s WO labs

WEST ORANGE, NJ — To celebrate the publication of “Edison,” the new biography of Thomas A. Edison by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Edmund Morris, Random House will host a book launch reception on Saturday, October 26, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the park’s laboratory complex. The event is free and open to the general public. […]

Fall Drug Take Back Day in the county on Oct. 26

Fall Drug Take Back Day in the county on Oct. 26

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County will hold a Fall Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, Oct. 26. Twenty-one police departments in Essex County have free and anonymous collection sites where residents can drop off old and unwanted prescription medications. The event is co-sponsored by the Essex County Division of Community Health, the Federal Drug […]

Columbus Day had awards and pancakes ‘awards and pancakes’

Columbus Day had awards and pancakes ‘awards and pancakes’

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Bloomfield chapter of UNICO commemorated Columbus Day on Monday morning, Oct. 14, on the Green for the 24th consecutive observance of the holiday by the Italian American service organization. UNICO once again recognized the achievement of 13 township fourth-graders who wrote an essay highlighting the character of 15th-century explorer Christopher Columbus. […]

Great day to ‘Touch-a-Truck’

Great day to ‘Touch-a-Truck’

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Probably the most popular vehicle at the annual Touch-a-Truck event held on the Glen on Saturday, Oct. 12, was the front-end loader, a huge motorized shovel on wheels, and the reason for that was simple enough. According to a Glen Ridge Public Library volunteer working the show, it was because front-end […]

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