Barry C. Stickel

Barry C. Stickel 84, passed away on January 6, 2022, at UMDNJ. He was a graduate of Millburn High School and served in the National Guard. He was a resident in Bloomfield since 1961 and enjoyed a career in Insurance and Property Management in Maplewood, N.J. He was the beloved husband of Hannelore, father of […]

West Orange teen earns Eagle Scout rank for environmental center project

West Orange teen earns Eagle Scout rank for environmental center project

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr., right, welcomed Eagle Scout Sebastian Gabriel Ordonez, left, of West Orange, to the Essex County Environmental Center/Garibaldi Hall in Roseland and commended him for successfully completing his Eagle Scout project. Ordonez is a member of Boys Scout Troop 2, based in West Orange. He […]

Photos: Ahmad Nalls’ 101-yard fumble return in 3rd OT to give the East Orange Campus Jaguars the regional title and finish a 13-0 season

Photos: Ahmad Nalls’ 101-yard fumble return in 3rd OT to give the East Orange Campus Jaguars the regional title and finish a 13-0 season

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Ahmad Nalls made perhaps the biggest play in high school state football history. In the third overtime, Clifton had the ball at the 1-yard line on fourth down-and-goal. Clifton tried a sneak attempt, but Nalls, a senior lineman, wrestled the ball away from the ball carrier and sprinted 101 yards the […]

Frances C. Rowe

Frances C. Rowe, 95 of Bloomfield, entered into eternal rest on November 21, 2021 at Mountainside Medical Center, Glen Ridge. Born in Newark, she lived most of her life in Bloomfield. She was a retired secretary from Scientific Glass, Bloomfield, retiring in 1968. She is preceded in death by her husband, Joseph and son, Robert […]

Successful JESPY virtual event benefit clients and programs

Successful JESPY virtual event benefit clients and programs

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — On Nov. 2, JESPY hosted its annual fundraising event, “It’s a JESPY Day.” The evening honored longtime board member Judy Peskin for her hard work and dedication to JESPY, and featured JESPY clients, highlighting their lives as members of the South Orange community. The virtual event also included an entertaining client […]

Holiday jewelry sale to benefit the South Orange Public Library

Holiday jewelry sale to benefit the South Orange Public Library

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The Friends of the South Orange Public Library will hold a holiday jewelry sale to benefit the South Orange Public Library on Saturday, Nov. 13, from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Loft of the South Orange Performing Arts Center, 1 SOPAC Way. The sale will feature a large selection of […]

United Community Corp. to host wellness fair at West Side Park

NEWARK, NJ — United Community Corporation and Amerigroup will host a Community Health and Wellness Fair on Saturday, Oct. 25, from noon to 4 p.m. outside the West Side Park Community Center in Newark. The wellness fair will focus on serving the whole person and family by addressing physical, emotional, social and intellectual wellness.  “Our […]

Joseph F. Wannat Jr.

Joseph F. Wannat Jr. 70, passed away on Wednesday, June 16, 2021 at Clara Maass Medical Center. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral from the O’Boyle Funeral Home 309 Broad St. Bloomfield on Wednesday at 8:30 a.m. The funeral mass will be offered at St. Thomas the Apostle Church at 9:30 a.m. […]

Karen Yaniga

Karen Yaniga, 60 of Belleville, entered into eternal rest on February 27, 2021 at Hamilton Park Rehabilitation Center, Jersey City. Born April 18, 1960 in Newark, to the late John & Nancy (Nee: Sedleck) she lived most of her life in Belleville. She was a retired Secretary/Assistant from the Insurance Industry and UBS Financial. She […]

Myriam E. DeJesus

Myriam E. DeJesus, 66, passed away on Thursday, September 10, 2020 at Clara Maass Medical Center in Belleville. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation at the O’Boyle Funeral Home 309 Broad St. Bloomfield on Sunday from 2-4 p.m. Interment will be private. Please express condolences at www.oboylefuneralhome.com Born in Puerto Rico, Mrs. […]