5th Ward debate is rescheduled to accommodate councilman

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The Presidential Heights Community Association has pushed back the start time of the 5th Ward City Council debate on Monday, April 22, from 6 to 7…

Town volunteers distribute socks to the needy

Town volunteers distribute socks to the needy

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Bloomfield Human Health Services distributed 60,000 pairs of socks to the needy on Wednesday morning, April 10. Forty local agencies dealing with the economically disadvantaged met at…

Maple Leaf Awards to honor local volunteers

Maple Leaf Awards to honor local volunteers

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The 51st annual Maple Leaf Award Ceremony and brunch on Sunday, May 5, will honor Mike David, Robert McCoy and Mike Summersgill with Maple Leaf Awards for…

Grant helps students in STEM workshop

Grant helps students in STEM workshop

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — A $9,000 grant from the Bloomfield Education Foundation has initiated a program at Carteret Elementary School which highlights STEM problem-solving and self-discipline. It is a four-week program…

SOMA to receive cleaner energy

SOMA to receive cleaner energy

MAPLEWOOD / SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The Maplewood Township Committee unanimously approved a resolution April 2 with a vote of 4-0 to purchase electricity from Direct Energy LLC, an alternative…

The curious case of Mr. G.D.S.

The curious case of Mr. G.D.S.

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Glen Ridge High School sophomore Jack Wooten struck gold recently. He did this with a gift, persistence and savvy assistance. The gift was a metal detector…

Montrose participates in Teddy Repair

Montrose participates in Teddy Repair

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — On April 2, youngsters in South Orange were reunited with their beloved stuffed animals following a week of repairs and cleaning for their stuffed friends, courtesy…

County to partner with local charitable organizations

County to partner with local charitable organizations

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. announced April 8 that the county is participating in 11 special partnerships to increase awareness about and help raise funds…

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