Fear Factory guitarist and co-founder visits WSOU

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Dino Cazares, center, guitarist and co-founder of Los Angeles industrial metal band Fear Factory, stopped by the WSOU studios recently for an interview before its show at the Starland Ballroom in Sayreville. Speaking with DJ Garren Lewis, left, Cazares discussed the significance of Fear Factory’s second studio album, Demanufacture, which is […]

P.O.P. changes focus of protest to Jerome Reid’s death

NEWARK, NJ — After 30 consecutive weeks, the People’s Organization for Progress temporarily changed the focus of its weekly “Justice Monday” rally in front of U.S. Attorney General for New Jersey Paul Fishman’s office in Newark to a “Day of Outrage” protest rally condemning the failure of the U.S. Justice Department to indict the police […]

Walking tour with the Montclair Historical Society

MONTCLAIR, NJ — What better way to learn about your local history than through a historic walking tour? Join the Montclair Historical Society on Saturday, Sept. 24, for a stroll from the Van Vleck House at 21 Van Vleck St. to the Crane House and Historic YWCA at 108 Orange Road and discover the rich […]

‘RISE’ women’s workshop at NCJW/Essex

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Life in transition? Now what? A new RISE — Reaching Into Self-Empowerment — workshop is being offered to women on Thursday, Sept. 29, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Linda & Rudy Slucker NCJW/Essex Center for Women. This single session workshop, called “You First: Put Yourself at the Top of the […]

Newark police arrest teen fleeing from car stolen out of West Orange

NEWARK, NJ — At approximately 1 a.m. on Sept. 3, Newark police officers observed a black 2002 Honda Accord at Quitman Street near the intersection of Martin Luther King Boulevard; the vehicle had been reported stolen out of West Orange. With the assistance of NPD1, Newark’s public safety helicopter, officers on the ground located the […]

SOMSD reminds families to be aware of local traffic patterns

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — In a recent letter to parents and guardians, the South Orange-Maplewood School District advises that residents factor in traffic delays when planning to bring their children to school. As previously stated by the Maplewood Police Department, the Valley Street project will not be concluded before school starts; work is planned for Maplewood […]

Maplewood Avenue at Baker Street traffic detours

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — As a result of a sewer construction project there will be temporary road closures and traffic detours at the intersections of Baker Street with Maplewood Avenue and with Dunnell Road from Sept. 6 through Sept. 9 between the hours of 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., according to a recent press release from […]

Veteran Affairs department announces grant to support veterans’ families

WASHINGTON, DC — The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has awarded $300 million in grants to help prevent homelessness among low-income veteran families, according to an Aug. 30 press release from U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell Jr.’s office. Pascrell, a Democrat, represents New Jersey’s ninth legislative district, which covers most of Bergen County and parts of […]