Elks to feast on wild game

NUTLEY, NJ — The Nutley Elks Lodge No. 1290 will host its sixth annual Wild Game Charity Dinner on Saturday, March 12, from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Nutley Elks Lodge No. 1290, 242 Chestnut St. Nutley. Proceeds from the night will be donated to Nutley Elks Special Children and the James “Shamis” Reitberger […]

Talented WOHS senior paints WOFD logo at new firehouse

WEST ORANGE, NJ — A West Orange High School senior is donating her time and talents to the West Orange Fire Department — though her work has nothing to do with putting out fires. Siena Stanislaus is nearly finished painting a large WOFD patch on the floor of the recently converted Mount Pleasant Avenue Fire […]

Nutley Scouts receive Catholic award

NUTLEY, NJ — Two Scouts from Nutley Troop 147 of the Franklin Reformed Church received the Catholic Ad Altare Dei Award at a recent Scout Sunday ceremony at the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart in Newark. Scouts Alvaro Flores and Anthony Gola received their awards from Rev. Eugene J. Field, the Archdiocesan Boy Scout […]

‘Month of Giving’ to raise funds for Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Jim Pond, owner of Jersey Mike’s Subs on Prospect Avenue, has chosen the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation as the recipient for Jersey Mike’s March “Month of Giving.” Sean Squires, 18, is a senior at West Orange High School and an employee at the popular sub store. He also has cystic fibrosis, which […]

Man sentenced to 11 years for crash that shut down 287

NEWARK, NJ — Freddie Wright, 24, of Newark, was sentenced on Friday, March 4, to 11 years in New Jersey state prison by Superior Court Judge Martin G. Cronin. On Tuesday, Jan. 5, just as the trial was about to open, Wright pled guilty to eluding and other charges. According to Assistant Prosecutor Joseph A. […]

City to provide residents with vouchers for new housing on March 8

NEWARK, NJ — The city of Newark is providing housing vouchers to 62 families who lived in 60 units at the condemned and unsafe properties at 2-18 Stratford Place on Tuesday, March 8, at 10:45 a.m., at the South Ward site. The vouchers will enable them to move quickly into new housing. The properties are […]

Mayor to convene Inaugural Business Summit

IRVINGTON, NJ — Mayor Tony Vauss will be convening the Mayor Tony Vauss Inaugural Business Summit on Friday, March 11, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., at 50 Union Ave., Irvington. The event is open to business owners in the township and will provide an opportunity for the participants to receive information about the services […]

Alumna Marley Dias visits St. Cloud to donate classroom books

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Edison Middle School student Marley Dias returned to St. Cloud Elementary School on March 3 to deliver several sets of classroom books provided by Scholastic as well as books from her internationally successful #1000blackgirlbooks campaign. Marley, dressed in pink bunny pajamas to celebrate with St. Cloud students for Read Across America […]