LMS Helping Hands Club entertains

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Members of the Liberty Middle School Helping Hands Club attended the annual St. Patrick’s Day party, held March 17 for senior citizens at the Toby Katz Community Center in Degnan Park. Club adviser Jane Horwitz was on-hand to supervise. Students set the tables, served lunch, and entertained with line dancing and […]

Some Purim cheer in West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Visitors of all ages brought Purim cheer to Daughters of Israel residents on March 24. Pictured is resident Harriet Singer, with members of the Zuckerman, Glick and Blugrind families from West Orange. Photo Courtesy of Renee Glick

Spring Fling kicks off recreation department’s seasonal fun

Spring Fling kicks off recreation department’s seasonal fun

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Before delivering eggs to children all over the world, the Easter Bunny hopped his way into West Orange for the township’s annual Spring Fling at West Orange High School’s Lincoln Field on March 24. Hundreds of residents were there to greet the holiday icon upon his arrival at the event, which […]

County, Art Educators of New Jersey partner to highlight the student creativity

NEWARK, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. and the Art Educators of New Jersey welcomed 102 students from throughout Essex County to the Hall of Records in Newark for the Art Educators of New Jersey student art exhibit on March 28. This is the 12th consecutive year in which DiVincenzo has partnered with […]

Edison Central 6 spreads sports combine districtwide

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Sit-ups, push-ups, running and learning game rules can be activities that young teens dislike doing in gym class. What if physical education teachers could come up with a program that students would actually want to do? Robert Berke, Corinn Giaquinto, Bryan Azzato and Meredith Schwartz, the physical education and health teachers […]

‘Old Love New Love’ on the Luna stage

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Luna Stage presents the world premiere of “Old Love New Love,” a new play by Laura Brienza. “Old Love New Love,” the final show in the company’s 2016-2017 season, is a funny, moving and life-affirming play about the challenges of caring for loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease. The cast of seven […]

Little hands make a big difference at Junior League event

MILLBURN, NJ — Proving that little hands can make a big difference, more than 120 children, in addition to 40 Girl Scout members, 100 parents and 50 Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills members took part in the fourth annual Kids For Kids, which is a children’s volunteer event organized by JLOSH in […]

Noted Irishmen celebrate Eire’s culture, Tevlin’s life

Noted Irishmen celebrate Eire’s culture, Tevlin’s life

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Perhaps no other family in U.S. history has been as closely associated with Irish America than the Kennedy family. So to have former U.S. Congressman Patrick J. Kennedy — son of the legendary legislator Ted Kennedy — help ring in St. Patrick’s Day in West Orange was significant. But Kennedy did […]