Holiday boutique returns to SOPL

Holiday boutique returns to SOPL

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Friends of the South Orange Public Library will hold its annual holiday boutique on Sunday, Dec. 2, from 1 to 5 p.m. at the library, 65 Scotland Road. On entering the main reading room you will see an array of fascinating crafts from jewelry to accessories to plants, artfully nestled among […]

Orange councilwoman named ‘Outstanding Woman in Government’

Orange councilwoman named ‘Outstanding Woman in Government’

ORANGE, NJ — Orange North Ward Councilwoman Tency Eason will be recognized as an “Outstanding Woman in Government” on Wednesday, Nov. 14, at the New Jersey State League of Municipalities Conference for Women in Municipal Government 2018 Networking and Awards event. The 103rd NJLM Conference will be at the Atlantic City Convention Center from Tuesday, […]

JLOSH receives Community Partner of the Year Award

JLOSH receives Community Partner of the Year Award

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Family Assistance Resource Center NJ hosted its fourth annual Awards & Recognition Dinner in October, honoring the Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills as the Community Partner of the Year. FARC recognized JLOSH for its outstanding contributions in helping meet the basic needs of children and families who have […]

University Hospital honored at NCJW/Essex opening event

University Hospital honored at NCJW/Essex opening event

LIVINGSTON, NJ — University Hospital in Newark was presented the Helen D. Schwartz Memorial Crystal Award at the NCJW/Essex opening event on Oct. 23 at Brooklake Country Club in Florham Park. This award honors an individual, agency or corporation making an impact in the community and exemplifying the goals and purposes of the National Council […]

JLOSH exceeds contributions to Orange School District

JLOSH exceeds contributions to Orange School District

ORANGE, NJ — In collaboration with 28 Days Project, dentist Dr. Justin Fried and donations from Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills members, JLOSH restocked the nurses’ pantries of the Orange School District with non-medical wellness essentials. Many children in the JLOSH catchment area attend school lacking adequate clothing and other basic needs. […]

Fred Branch, authority of town’s history, dies at 93

Fred Branch, authority of town’s history, dies at 93

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Frederick Branch, architectural model-maker, foremost Bloomfield historian, and life-member of the Historical Society of Bloomfield, died at his Forest Drive home Sunday, Nov. 4. He was 93. A graduate of Bloomfield High School, Class of 1943, Branch was born Aug. 26, 1925. He lived in Kearny until 1927 when his family moved to […]

Resident agrees with senator’s opposition of marijuana legalization

Resident agrees with senator’s opposition of marijuana legalization

IRVINGTON, NJ — State Sen. Ron Rice’s opposition to marijuana legalization in New Jersey found someone who shares his viewpoint in Kathleen Witcher. A longtime resident of Irvington who is a former Irvington NAACP president, former Irvington Board of Education member, former Irvington Housing Authority commissioner and a retired teacher, Witcher is vocal on many […]

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