Towns remember horrors of Holocaust

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Hundreds of South Orange and Maplewood residents came together on Sunday, April 15, to remember the victims of the Holocaust and to pledge that such an atrocity will not happen again on their watch. The Holocaust is the name given to the mass murder of Jews, homosexuals, disabled people, Romani and […]

Smith earns Boy Scout scholarship

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Eagle Scout Peyton Smith, a West Orange High School alumnus of the Class of 2017, will be heading to Syracuse University with the prestigious Kiefer Scholarship, given by the Boy Scouts of America, Northeast Region. “The Northeast Region Boy Scouts of America is the recipient of income from a memorial trust […]

WO Eagle Scout candidate renews fence at OLL

WEST ORANGE, NJ — “Be prepared” is the motto of every Boy Scout and the principle of Eagle Scout candidate Liam Cunningham. Cunningham, a member of the West Orange High School Class of 2017 and West Orange’s Boy Scout Troop 6, is currently finishing a fence-renewal project at Our Lady of Lourdes Church in West […]

WO Boy Scout collects donations for Newark food pantry

WO Boy Scout collects donations for Newark food pantry

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Boy Scout Troop 6’s food drive culminated with its recent food donation to the pantry at St. James AME Church in Newark. The drive, a brainstorm of Eagle Scout candidate Logan Schustermann, helped to provide much needed food for the summer months to the organization. “We can’t do what we do […]

Towns cry ‘never again’ as united front

South Orange, Maplewood commemorate Holocaust victims, survivors at annual interfaith event

Towns cry ‘never again’ as united front

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The uplifting ambience was augmented by the pleasant weather on Sunday, April 23, as the South Orange-Maplewood community marched to remember Holocaust victims, honor survivors, and disseminate messages of unity and acceptance. While marches are a frequent occurrence across the country amid the current political climate, the South Orange-Maplewood Interfaith Holocaust Remembrance […]