Seton Hall honors students for service at home and around the world

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Five Seton Hall University students were honored for their exceptional service and dedication as servant leaders in areas throughout the world, including Brazil, Ecuador, El Salvador, Haiti, Guatemala, Colorado, West Virginia and local New Jersey communities at Seton Hall’s 12th annual Servant Leader Awards on April 12. These servant leaders include […]

Local doctor loses medical license for ‘gross malpractice’

UNION COUNTY, NJ — A North Jersey anesthesiologist, under criminal indictment for health care claims fraud, has been stripped of his medical license by the state Board of Medical Examiners for gross and repeated malpractice that includes giving unnecessary steroid injections to patients, creating fictitious patient records, and indiscriminately prescribing pain pills without medical justification, […]

Worthwhile residents to receive 2016 Maple Leaf Awards

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — On Sunday, May 15, Joanne Beckerich, Linda and Gordon Barnes, and Virginia Kurshan will be honored as recipients of the Maple Leaf Award for their extraordinary volunteer and community service, according to a recent press release. “Whether the volunteer work of this year’s recipients has been given for service to maintain and […]

Resident to perform in concert

Resident to perform in concert

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — The Amelia String Quartet will be performing in a concert at the Presbyterian Church in Westfield this Saturday. The group will play the music of two contemporary composers, Michael DeMaio and Victoria Romano. The name of the group comes from one of its founding members, Glen Ridge resident Amelia DeSalvio, a […]

Road closure on Valley Street

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Valley Street  between Tuscan Road and Millburn Avenue in Maplewood will be closed from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today, April 29, according to a release from Maplewood Township, received at 11:15 a.m. on April 29. Springfield Avenue traffic between Prospect Street and Millburn Avenue will be affected by the detour as […]

Lopez holds meeting on racial profiling by BPD officers

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Councilman Joseph Lopez held a public forum at Carteret Elementary School on Tuesday, April 19, to discuss the recently released Seton Hall Law School report of Bloomfield Police Department ticketing patterns. The report alleged that the department is engaged in racial profiling. This was determined in the report by the summonses that were […]

Maplewood student exhibits gritty photos at SHU’s Walsh

Maplewood student exhibits gritty photos at SHU’s Walsh

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Some of the brightest stars in Seton Hall University’s arts program have an opportunity to shine in the Walsh Gallery’s all-student art exhibition, “Vividly Obscure,” which opened April 4; pieces were selected by a panel of professional artists for inclusion in the exhibit, and one local student received special […]

Public safety takes center stage in Orange election

ORANGE, NJ — Following the recent spate of shootings that left two people dead and three more suffering from gunshot wounds, Orange Mayor Dwayne Warren and acting police Director John Wade announced Wednesday, April 20, “Operation Spring Cleaning,” a tactical public safety and quality-of-life initiative to proactively combat gun violence and street crime. “We have […]