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.

TSTI’s PrimeConnection celebrates first anniversary

TSTI’s PrimeConnection celebrates first anniversary

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — One thing members of Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel in South Orange prize is connection — to their synagogue and through the many ways in which TSTI brings its members together. One example is PrimeConnection, a group for adults in their prime of life that provides monthly opportunities to connect with peers at […]

Bloomfield HS to present ‘Julius Caesar’ this weekend

Bloomfield HS to present ‘Julius Caesar’ this weekend

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Ambition, betrayal and violence will be displayed for three nights beginning this evening as the Bloomfield High School Thespian Society presents “Julius Caesar” as its fall production. Producer and director Brandon Doemling, for his fall offerings, alternates between drama, comedy or something from the classical repertoire to provide his student cast members with […]

Caring community members ‘Run with the Devils’

Caring community members ‘Run with the Devils’

WEST ORANGE, NJ — RWJBarnabas Health’s Running with the Devils 5K Run and Walk took place Saturday, Nov. 3, at South Mountain Recreation Complex in West Orange. The event, which raised more than $160,000, supports the collective commitment of RWJBarnabas Health and the New Jersey Devils to build stronger communities by promoting healthy, active lifestyles […]

MMPC to cut ribbon on Flagpole Hill project

MMPC to cut ribbon on Flagpole Hill project

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Maplewood Memorial Park Conservancy will have a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the installation of Phase 1 of its first major landscape project, Flagpole Hill, in Memorial Park on Saturday, Nov. 17, at noon on Flagpole Hill at the WWI Memorial opposite the train station on Dunnell Road. Based on original plans by […]