County to hold annual sustainable gingerbread house contest

County to hold annual sustainable gingerbread house contest

ROSELAND, NJ — This December, participate in the 2018 Sustainable Homes and Habitats Gingerbread Contest at the Essex County Environmental Center, 621B Eagle Rock Ave. in Roseland. The contest is free and there are a variety of categories in which participants can compete. The deadline to register is Saturday, Dec. 1, and all entries must […]

Annual Dinner and Turkey Giveaway hosted at senior center

Annual Dinner and Turkey Giveaway hosted at senior center

IRVINGTON, NJ — Mayor Tony Vauss and Health Department Director Dr. Monique Griffith joined forces with Irvington Senior Citizens Center manager Gloria Chisun to host the annual pre-Thanksgiving Holiday Dinner and Turkey Giveaway at the ISCC building on Springfield Avenue on Friday. Nov. 9. “We’re in our illustrious Senior Citizens Center, on behalf of having […]

Library delves into a community newspaper’s function

Library delves into a community newspaper’s function

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Friends of the West Orange Public Library will present “The Chronicle: Making Your Community Newspaper Work For You” on Monday, Nov. 26, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the library, 46 Mt. Pleasant Ave. West Orange Chronicle managing editor Yael Katzwer will discuss how the local newspaper functions within the community; […]

Shabazz HS football team falls short of repeat sectional title; loses to Hasbrouck Heights in North 2, Group 1 final

Shabazz HS football team falls short of repeat sectional title; loses to Hasbrouck Heights in North 2, Group 1 final

NEWARK, NJ – The first-ever State Sectional Title to be held in the City of Newark did not disappoint as the highly anticipated bout between top-seeded Malcolm X. Shabazz Bulldogs played host to the second seeded Aviators from Hasbrouck Heights in the North Jersey Section 2, Group 1 finals at Newark’s Shabazz Stadium this past […]

SO church celebrates 170th anniversary

Celebrating 17 decades of faith at Methodist church

SO church celebrates 170th anniversary

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Celebrating a rich and enduring history in the community, the South Orange-Vailsburg United Methodist Church acknowledged its 170th anniversary on Nov. 11 at the church, located at 150 South Orange Ave. in South Orange. The festive service featured traditional hymns including “Great Is Thy Faithfulness,” “For All the Saints” and “Marching […]

NJ Transit Police Department to accept applications for new officers

NJ Transit Police Department to accept applications for new officers

NEWARK NJ — The New Jersey Transit Police Department will be accepting applications from those interested in becoming new officers. Candidates may register at policeapp.com. Applicants may only apply for the test through this portal. The first 1,000 applicants will be considered and information regarding the physical qualifying test, to be held the weekend of […]

SHU professor collaborates to research on stroke-victim speech disorders

SHU professor collaborates to research on stroke-victim speech disorders

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Seton Hall University professor Sona Patel of the Department of Speech-Language Pathology within the School of Health and Medical Sciences is collaborating with Argye Hillis and colleagues at Johns Hopkins University on a $3.2 million grant from the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders to study the cognitive processes […]

Blood drive at Our Lady of Sorrows

Blood drive at Our Lady of Sorrows

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — A blood drive sponsored by Our Lady of Sorrows will be Sunday, Nov. 25, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the church, 217 Prospect St. in South Orange. Schedule an appointment at https://donor.cbsblood.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/48409. All donors will receive a free cholesterol screening. Donors must weight at least 110 pounds; eat before […]

VFW vets were very busy in lead up to Veterans Day

VFW vets were very busy in lead up to Veterans Day

IRVINGTON, NJ — The U.S. Army used to have a recruiting slogan and poster that said: “We do more before 9 a.m. than most people do in their entire day.” Although it is composed of veterans from all the branches of the U.S. Armed Forces, not just the Army, members of Camptown Veterans of Foreign […]

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