Despite outcome, mayor commends voters for good turnout

IRVINGTON, NJ — Irvington Mayor Tony Vauss said he’s disappointed by Hillary Clinton’s loss to Donald Trump, but is proud of how Irvington got out the vote on Election Day to try and her get elected as the nation’s first female president. He said 17,000 of the township’s total 30,000 registered voters went to the […]

WOHS MasterChef competition guaranteed to ‘cook up’ a great time

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The excitement is building for this year’s West Orange High School MasterChef competition, and there are still a few spaces remaining to come out and enjoy the evening while supporting the principal’s scholarship fund. The five-judge panel for the competition will consist of WOHS culinary teacher Derrick Gagner, professional chef Jesse […]

GR Shade Tree Commission deliver’s ‘state of the trees’ report

The Glen Ridge Shade Tree Commission has released the following year-end report to the residents of the borough. GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Glen Ridge is well known for its arboreal splendor, but never more so than this fall. For weeks, now, leaf color has been nothing short of breathtaking. However, climatologists confirm that such autumnal splendor […]

WOSEPAC meeting

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Special Education Advisory Council will meet Monday, Nov. 21, from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. in Room 203 of the Board of Education building at 179 Eagle Rock Ave. in West Orange. WOSEPAC encourages families of West Orange students with special needs or students eligible for or receiving services […]

A quiet observance marks Veterans Day in Bloomfield

A quiet observance marks Veterans Day in Bloomfield

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Following a short march from the Town Hall, Veterans Day was observed at the Miles A. Saurez War Memorial in Bloomfield on Friday, Nov. 11. Soldiers stood at attention and flags billowed while an audience of 70, including uniformed Bloomfield first responders, stood quietly in gusting winds to recognize those who have served […]

West Orange woman struck and killed in motor vehicle incident

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray and West Orange Police Chief James Abbott announced today, Nov. 17, that the West Orange Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force are investigating a fatal pedestrian incident in which a 72-year-old woman was struck and killed. At approximately […]

Scott takes new position at RWJBarnabas Health

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Joseph F. Scott, president and CEO for Jersey City Medical Center, was recently appointed to a newly developed position at RWJBarnabas Health and has been named executive vice president in the Office of Health Care Transformation. Scott will continue to fulfill his duties as president and CEO of Jersey City Medical […]

TBA Men’s Club hosts annual Texas Hold’em Tournament

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Join Temple B’nai Abraham’s Men’s Club for its annual Texas Hold’em Tournament on Thursday, Dec. 1, beginning at 6 p.m. with a catered dinner and then “first deal” at 7:30 at the temple, 300 East Northfield Road in Livingston. Proceeds will benefit TBA Men’s Club. RSVP at or by sending an […]

Lithwick discusses U.S. Supreme Court at NCJW event

LIVINGSTON, NJ — NCJW/Essex enjoyed a full house at the 2016 opening event on Nov. 3 at Brooklake Country Club featuring award-winning journalist and legal commentator Dahlia Lithwick as keynote speaker. In a timely address, Lithwick, a contributing editor at Newsweek and a senior editor at Slate, spoke about the Supreme Court and why it […]