Prospect Presbyterian prepares for Holy Week

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Prospect Presbyterian Church, 646 Prospect St. in Maplewood, has several events planned for Holy Week, 2017. Sunday, April 9, is Palm Sunday and it starts with an intergenerational Sensational Sunday class at 9:15 a.m. in which participants will “walk” through the last week of Jesus’ life shared through creative storytelling. Palm Sunday […]

UPDATED: Spring 2017 egg hunt in Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — It’s time to kick off the spring season with Maplewood Township’s annual egg hunt rescheduled due to inclement weather to Saturday, April 8, from noon to 2 p.m. in Memorial Park with music, snacks and prizes. Bring your baskets, friends and neighbors, and hop on down to enjoy some free family fun. For […]

First Easter celebrated without Rev. Ron

IRVINGTON, NJ — The congregation of Christian Love Baptist Church celebrated its first Easter Sunday on March 27, since the death of its charismatic pastor, the Rev. Ron Christian, last year. The theme of the Easter Sunday sermon Rev. Alfreddy Fletcher delivered was “You can’t keep a good man down,” saying that the same can […]

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 […]

Celebrating Easter in style

WEST ORANGE / GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Members of the Glen Ridge High School Key club joined elders in Easter Egg decorating at Green Hill in West Orange on Saturday, March 19. Pictured, Shirlie Decostanza and a member of the Glen Ridge High School Key Club have fun coloring Easter eggs. Everyone enjoys taking part […]

Holy Week and Easter in Verona

VERONA, NJ — The Episcopal Church of the Holy Spirit announces its Holy Week and Easter schedule. All are invite to any and all services. Palm Sunday, March 20: palm procession and children’s Eucharist at 9:30 a.m.; Maundy Thursday, March 24: final Eucharist with foot washing and “Night Watch” at 7:30 p.m.; Good Friday, March […]