Free rabies clinic offered, pet licenses offered at cost

ORANGE, NJ — A free rabies clinic will be presented by Mayor Dwayne D. Warren and the Department of Community Services at the city of Orange Township Firehouse, 419 Central Ave., Orange, on the Lincoln Avenue side, on Wednesday, Feb. 24, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Exact change is preferred. If you are purchasing a […]

Residents urged to renew dog licenses

Purchase or renew licenses at City Hall

NEWARK, NJ — Newark residents who own dogs are being urged to purchase or renew licenses for them. Applications for licenses are available in Room B-17, at City Hall, 920 Broad St., Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Applicants for dog licenses must present the dog or dogs’ certificates of vaccination when […]

The networking event of the year in Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Maplewood Chamber of Commerce will host its annual Business Card Exchange on Thursday, March 3, from 6 to 8 p.m. at The Woodland, 60 Woodland Road in Maplewood. Admission is charged and sponsorship is available through Feb. 26. Meet chamber members and local business people.  Network and exchange information and learn […]

South Orange Symphony to embrace winter at carnival concert

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The South Orange Symphony will play its Winter Carnival, a free family concert, on Sunday, Feb. 21, at 3 p.m. at the South Orange Middle School Auditorium, 70 N. Ridgewood Road in South Orange. The program is for adults and youngsters alike and will feature music by Bizet, Tchaikovsky, Beethoven and […]

Black History Month celebrated with new Richard Allen black heritage stamp

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Community leaders and local postal officials celebrate Black History Month with an unveiling of an oversized 40-inch by 28-inch enlargement of the new Richard Allen Forever commemorative postage stamp on Tuesday, Feb. 23, at noon in East Orange City Hall, 44 City Hall Plaza, East Orange. The stamp art is a […]

Seton Hall University gives back to the South Orange Rescue Squad

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — On Tuesday, Feb. 16, Seton Hall University gave back to the volunteers of the South Orange Rescue Squad with a donation of $10,263. The check was presented to Rescue Squad Capt. Dan Cohen by Tracy Gottlieb, vice president of student services, and Patrick Linfante, assistant vice president for public safety and […]

First Engineering Night at Watsessing School is a success

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — A mother of two children attending Watsessing Elementary School, and the media specialist there, recently created the first Engineering Night at the school. The event was held Thursday, Feb. 11, in the gymnasium. It was planned to commemorate the Feb. 21 to 27 observance of National Engineering Week, which focuses scholastic attention on […]

1978 highlights Afro-Cuban art in Picasso show

African-Cuban artist Juan Antonio Picasso displays his culturally inspired work in Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Afro-Cuban art and culture took center stage as Gallery 1978 hosted visiting artist-in-residence Juan Antonio Picasso from Cuba as part of its Black History Month programming, which included a conversation with the artist, local artist Ben Jones and curator Tricia Laughlin Bloom on Saturday, Feb. 13, at the gallery on Springfield Avenue in […]

West Essex Highlands residents still oppose development

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Residents from the West Essex Highlands condominium and the surrounding communities made it clear to representatives of Garden Homes Inc. during a Feb. 9 community meeting at West Orange High School that they have major concerns regarding the 105 single-family houses Garden Homes proposes to build on the 120.5-acre parcel of land […]