SHU receives training grant related to opioid-use disorders

SHU receives training grant related to opioid-use disorders

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The United States Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has awarded Seton Hall University’s College of Nursing, School of Health and Medical Sciences, and the Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall University an interprofessional training grant designed to expand patient access to […]

Polow wins Jefferson Award

Polow wins Jefferson Award

MILLBURN, NJ — Nancy Polow, owner and director of Suburban Speech Center in Short Hills, was awarded the NJ State Governor’s Jefferson Award in the executive leadership award category. Polow graduated from Columbia High School in 1964 and lived in South Orange until 1995. The Jefferson Awards were established in 1972 as the official program […]

South Orange teen to appear on ‘Jeopardy!’

South Orange teen to appear on ‘Jeopardy!’

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The “Jeopardy!” Teen Tournament is back, starting Wednesday, Nov. 7. Dan Oxman, a high school senior from South Orange, will join 14 of America’s sharpest students, ages 14 to 17, to compete over the course of the two-week event; only one will claim the $100,000 grand prize. Oxman will compete in […]

SOMSD holds ‘Code Red’ drills at SOMS, Clinton

SOMSD holds ‘Code Red’ drills at SOMS, Clinton

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The school district sent out the following message at 12:30 p.m. today, Nov. 2: “As you know, we conduct state-mandated emergency drills — both a fire drill and a security drill — every month, so that students and staff know what to do to protect themselves in various situations. […]

‘Change Your Clock, Change Your Battery’

‘Change Your Clock, Change Your Battery’

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Firefighters know the importance of home fire safety. That’s why the Maplewood Fire Department encourages participation in the semi-annual home fire safety program “Change Your Clock, Change Your Battery.” Sponsored by the International Association of Fire Chiefs and Energizer brand batteries, the program urges you to adopt a simple life-saving habit: Change […]

‘Love Shouldn’t Hurt’ in NJ schools

‘Love Shouldn’t Hurt’ in NJ schools

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Does your teenager know the warning signs of an abusive relationship? One in three teens experience verbal or physical abuse from a dating partner. This statistic is the reason that “safe dating” education is required by law in New Jersey. West Orange High School, Columbia High School in Maplewood and Technology […]

DeLuca participates in NAACP’s Cannabis Ed. Forum

DeLuca participates in NAACP’s Cannabis Ed. Forum

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Oranges-Maplewood NAACP hosted a Cannabis Education Forum in College Hall at Bloomfield College on Saturday, Oct. 27, featuring a panel discussion with Maplewood Mayor Victor DeLuca, East Orange Mayor Ted Green, state Sens. Ron Rice and Nia Gill, and Dianna Houenou of the New Jersey American Civil Liberties Union. Sandra King, […]

Annual coat drive begins Nov. 1

Annual coat drive begins Nov. 1

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The GenWealth Group, based in Maplewood, will again serve as a coat collection site for the 23rd annual Jersey Cares Coat Drive. Collection begins Nov. 1 and ends Dec. 12. Collection times are Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and the collection bin can be found inside the offices […]