Veterans Day proves a great day in Irvington

Veterans Day proves a great day in Irvington

IRVINGTON, NJ — Irvington hosted its annual Veterans Day parade and wreath-laying ceremony at the war memorial in Memorial Park on Springfield Avenue on Monday, Nov. 12, with support and cooperation from the Irvington School District, Public Safety Department and the Police and Fire divisions. “As you can see, we’re having a celebration out here. […]

Bobaloo returns to SOPL

Bobaloo returns to SOPL

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Welcome in any season and in a tradition going back more than 15 years, singer and storyteller Bobaloo made an annual visit to South Orange Public Library recently, delighting audiences, irrespective of age. Photos Courtesy of Melissa Kopecky

Poueriet and Yacob to star in gripping Luna Stage show

Poueriet and Yacob to star in gripping Luna Stage show

WEST ORANGE, NJ — “The Assignment,” a new play by Camilo Almonacid, begins a limited engagement at Luna Stage on Thursday, Nov. 29. On the heels of Luna’s critically-acclaimed “Pirira,” “The Assignment” is the second play in Luna’s 2018-19 MainStage season, which features four new plays exploring how people can bridge ideological divides and create […]

CHS dramatists tackle massive undertaking in fall play

Daring swordfights, illicit love and more at Columbia High School

CHS dramatists tackle massive undertaking in fall play

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The members of Columbia High School’s Parnassian Society are traveling back in time to the 16th century when they stage “Shakespeare in Love,” from Nov. 15 to Dec. 1. The drama club is putting on the theater version of the 1998 film that won seven Academy Awards and was nominated for another […]

Sherif, Daughtry and Henry win Orange BOE election

Sherif, Daughtry and Henry win Orange BOE election

ORANGE, NJ — Siaka Sherif, Brenda Daughtry and Derrick Henry were the winners of the Orange Board of Education election on Tuesday, Nov. 6, according to the Essex County Clerk’s Office. Sherif received 2,779 votes, Daughtry got 2,445 votes and Henry came in third with 2,413 votes. Incumbent appointed board member Rhoda Irodia finished fourth […]

UPDATED: Nutley HS athletes sign with colleges on National Signing Day

UPDATED: Nutley HS athletes sign with colleges on National Signing Day

NUTLEY, NJ – Six Nutley High School senior student-athletes signed National Letters of Intent to continue their athletic careers in college. Of the six, four will be attending Rutgers University. A ceremony was held in the Nutley High School library, attended by parents, coaches and administrators, on Nov. 14, which was National Signing Day. Three […]

SO police sergeant speaks at library

SO police sergeant speaks at library

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — South Orange Police Sergeant Adrian Acevedo spoke at South Orange Public Library’s Thursday lecture series, eliciting interest and follow-up questions on a range of topics from the audience.