Bloomfield College scores high in game design

Bloomfield College scores high in game design

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Baseball is a game. Football is a game. Even pinball is a game. So is jacks. But games built on digital programming are not necessarily games in the traditional sense. In these games, there may not be rules, points or even winners and losers. GJ Lee, an assistant professor and division coordinator […]

East Orange hosts annual Memorial Day Parade

East Orange hosts annual Memorial Day Parade

EAST ORANGE, NJ — East Orange held its annual Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 27, and veterans from each branch of the U.S. Armed Forces came out to celebrate alongside Mayor Ted Green, City Council members, and the residents of all ages who lined Main Street and filled City Hall Plaza. “I served in […]

WOEA, WOSF honor Galante bros. for decades of service

WOEA, WOSF honor Galante bros. for decades of service

WEST ORANGE, NJ — A combined 84 years of learning, teaching and coaching in the West Orange School District earned brothers Nick Galante and Pat Galante the West Orange Scholarship Fund and West Orange Education Association’s annual Lifetime Achievement Award, presented to them at a fundraising reception at the Rock Spring Golf Course on May […]

Local college students volunteer at Valerie Fund

Local college students volunteer at Valerie Fund

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Berkeley College volunteers assisted several local organizations recently, including the Valerie Fund, a Maplewood-based nonprofit that supports families of children with cancer and blood disorders. More than 480 Berkeley College faculty, staff, students and alumni in New Jersey and New York contributed 2,300 hands-on volunteer hours to more than 50 organizations during […]

BCA rolls out spring and summer events

BCA rolls out spring and summer events

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Bloomfield Center Alliance held its fourth annual Washington Street Block Party on Saturday, June 1. The event was rained out last year and overcast skies may have been a factor to the turnout this time around. BCA Director Ollyn Lettman said he was hoping for 1,000 people, but figured that, with […]

Bio-Blitz at the South Mountain Reservation

Bio-Blitz at the South Mountain Reservation

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — South Mountain Reservation will hold Bio-Blitz, a 24-hour even for species identification, from 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 22, to 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 23. Scientists and experts will be collecting data throughout the 2,110 acres of South Mountain Reservation, with an emphasis on birds, reptiles, amphibians, mammals, fish, insects, […]

Memorial Day celebration, wreath-laying hosted

For the annual Memorial Day Celebration Irvington High School football field, Mayor Tony Vauss joined forces with the Municipal Council, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department Director Donald Malloy, the Fire and Police Divisions, Superintendent Neely Hackett, members of Camptown Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1941, and the Irvington High School ROTC members. All marched in […]

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