Maplewood Boy Scouts help make face masks to donate

Maplewood Boy Scouts help make face masks to donate

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — BSA Troop 5 of Maplewood was first chartered in 1920. To celebrate its 100th anniversary the troop had plans in place for a week-long camping trip this summer to Iceland. When the trip was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Troop 5 Scouts redirected their focus and energies by living up to […]

Scouts to conduct food drive for Nutley Food Pantry

Scouts to conduct food drive for Nutley Food Pantry

NUTLEY, NJ — On Saturday, March 21, local Boy Scout troop and Cub Scout packs will conduct their annual food drive for the Nutley Food Pantry, which is at the Nutley Family Service Bureau Annex, 169 Chestnut St. in Nutley. Personal care items for the care pantry at Vincent United Methodist Church will also be […]

Nutley Scouts takes first place in Klondike Derby

Nutley Scouts takes first place in Klondike Derby

NUTLEY, NJ — Scouts from Troop 147, Nutley’s Beav-Haw team, sponsored by the Franklin Reformed Church, placed first in the Panner Division for younger Scouts in the Feb. 1 Lenape Trail District Klondike Derby held at the South Mountain Reservation for Essex County Scout troops, according to a March 3 press release from the troop. […]

West Orange Boy Scouts visit Gettysburg Battlefield

West Orange Boy Scouts visit Gettysburg Battlefield

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Troop 2 Boy Scouts from West Orange recently visited the Gettysburg National Military Park in Pennsylvania. The four-day trip consisted of a 20-mile hike of battlefield park; visits to the museum along with the renowned Gettysburg Cyclorama; and visiting the Soldier’s National Cemetery, where 156 years ago President Abraham Lincoln delivered […]

Troop 2’s Segal achieves Eagle Scout status

Troop 2’s Segal achieves Eagle Scout status

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Truman Zachary Segal, of West Orange, has earned the highest advancement award the Boy Scouts of America offers to Scouts: the Eagle Scout Award. He joins other outstanding American citizens who have become Eagle Scouts, among them former President Gerald Ford, astronaut Neil Armstrong, movie director Steven Spielberg and Supreme Court […]

Jones earns Eagle Scout rank through project at Tuscan

Jones earns Eagle Scout rank through project at Tuscan

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Dylan M. Jones, a recent graduate of Columbia High School and a member of South Orange-Maplewood Boy Scout Troop 60, has earned the rank of Eagle Scout. The badge, together with a certificate and commemorative neckerchief, were presented by Troop Scoutmaster Jeff Bryant and Troop Committee Chairman Jeffrey H. Goldsmith at an […]

WO residents STOP for Nikhil

Annual STOP for Nikhil raises road safety awareness

WO residents STOP for Nikhil

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Hundreds gathered once again at West Orange High School’s Suriano Stadium on Sept. 15 for the ninth annual STOP for Nikhil 5K Run and 3K Walk organized by the Nikhil Badlani Foundation to honor Nikhil Badlani, a West Orange middle school student who died in a car crash in 2011 when […]

Newark Archdiocese releases list of priests ‘credibly accused’ of sexual assault

NEWARK, NJ — On Wednesday, Feb. 13, New Jersey’s five Roman Catholic dioceses released lists of priests who have been “credibly accused” of sexually abusing minors in the past several decades. The Archdiocese of Newark released a list with 63 names on it; all of the priests listed had either died or been removed from […]

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