Nutley Scout Troop 147 celebrates its 95th anniversary

Nutley Scout Troop 147 celebrates its 95th anniversary

NUTLEY, NJ — Nutley Troop 147, Boy Scouts of America, celebrated its 95th anniversary with a dinner at the Franklin Steakhouse in Nutley on April 30. Rev. Jill Fenske, of the sponsoring Franklin Reformed Church, received a plaque honoring her 25 years as the executive officer of the troop. The church has sponsored the troop […]

National Honor Society inducts 43 WOHS students

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The National Honor Society inducted 43 West Orange High School students in a May 24 ceremony. The National Honor Society was established in 1921 and recognizes student excellence in the areas of scholarship, leadership, service and character. Current officers Brianna Gilliland, Kyla Trinidad, Candis Ferrell and Genesis Guedes presented certificates to […]

West Orange Relay raises close to $40,000 in one night

West Orange Relay raises close to $40,000 in one night

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange hosted its 12th successful Relay for Life at West Orange High School, from May 20 to May 21, with more than 300 people intermittently walking around a track all night in order to raise funds for the American Cancer Society and provide some insight into the physical discomfort cancer […]

WOPD mourns fallen N.J. officers

OCEAN GROVE, NJ — The 32nd annual New Jersey law enforcement memorial service was held in Ocean Grove on May 24. This year’s service commemorated the lives of three on-duty officers who died in 2015: Cpl. Scott R. Thompson of the Manchester Township Police Department and State Police Troopers Anthony A. Raspa and Eli M. […]

Komen North Jersey appoints two new officers to board

SUMMIT, NJ — Susan G. Komen North Jersey recently announced the appointment of two new officers to its board of trustees; Kristin Wenger of Maplewood has assumed the role of president and Michele Caselnova of Sparta is the affiliate’s new vice president. Both have already served on the Komen North Jersey Board; Wenger has been […]

Election ‘16: Incumbents win and look to the future

NUTLEY, NJ — Nutley voters returned all incumbent commissioners to office in the May 10 municipal elections. But there was a change in the office of mayor. With tradition dictating that the top vote-getter is the next Nutley mayor, Commissioner Joseph Scarpelli will serve in that post during the coming year. Scarpelli garnered 3,615 votes, followed […]

WSOU to air special music, public affairs programming for Memorial Day weekend

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — WSOU 89.5 FM, the student-run radio station of Seton Hall University, will air special programming for the Memorial Day weekend. Highlights include flashbacks of classic metal songs and an interview with political commentator and celebrated Washington insider Cokie Roberts. WSOU kicked off Memorial Day this morning, May 27, with weekend-long “30 […]