Irvington’s monthly farmers market brings fresh produce

Irvington’s monthly farmers market brings fresh produce

IRVINGTON, NJ — Irvington is holding a monthly Fresh Farmers Market event to help feed residents during the pandemic, which still plagues the tristate area as well as the nation. Though it isn’t a free food distribution event, the Fresh Farmers Market is designed to provide residents with fresh fruit and vegetables. For the monthly event, […]

WOPD seeks to join collaborative initiative to minimize incidents of force

WOPD seeks to join collaborative initiative to minimize incidents of force

WEST ORANGE, NJ — In light of the current social climate in regard to police practices in the country, the West Orange Police Department is looking to expand its access to resources, including knowledge, guidance and training, in an effort to better serve its community in the cases of non-criminal crises, according to an Aug. […]

Med school wins prestigious NOVA Award

Med school wins prestigious NOVA Award

NUTLEY, NJ — Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine has won the prestigious NOVA Award from the American Hospital Association, distinguishing it as just one of a handful of institutions across the country reaching the top echelons of community health. The AHA Dick Davidson NOVA Award honors hospital-led collaborative efforts improving community health. The Hackensack Meridian […]

Bloomfield to conduct survey to identify possible local historic sites

Bloomfield to conduct survey to identify possible local historic sites

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — In a continued effort to honor and preserve the historic character of Bloomfield, the mayor, Town Council and Historic Preservation Commission are beginning a survey of historic resources in the township, according to an Aug. 3 press release. The survey, which has been contracted to Richard Grubb and Associates, will identify properties […]

Seton Hall U. offers test-optional admissions for fall 2021 applicants

Seton Hall U. offers test-optional admissions for fall 2021 applicants

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Students seeking admission to Seton Hall University for the fall 2021 semester will not be required to submit standardized test scores as part of the application process. The university announced that SAT and ACT scores will not be mandatory, and Seton Hall will become a “test-optional” institution for students applying at […]

Redwood, Washington receive Safe Streets to School recognition

Redwood, Washington receive Safe Streets to School recognition

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Following on the heels of Kelly Elementary School, Liberty Middle School and West Orange Township, Redwood and Washington elementary schools have received gold and bronze recognition, respectively, from the Safe Routes to School program. The recognition is given in partnership with transportation management agency EZ Ride and in cooperation with West […]

Orange firefighter competes for women’s Titan title in NBC’s ‘The Titan Games’

Orange firefighter competes for women’s Titan title in NBC’s ‘The Titan Games’

ORANGE, NJ — One Orange firefighter has never labeled herself as a quitter and won’t start now — because titans aren’t born, they’re made. Shantal Athill, who is originally from Montclair, has made waves throughout both Orange and Montclair due to her recent appearance on NBC’s hit competition show “The Titan Games.” She is competing […]

Glen Ridge superintendent presents district reopening plan

Glen Ridge superintendent presents district reopening plan

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Glen Ridge School District Superintendent Dirk Phillips presented the district’s reopening plan for September at the Board of Education’s July 27 meeting, a month after Gov. Phil Murphy announced that schools would resume in-person learning after being forced to move online because of the COVID-19 pandemic in March. Each school district […]