Villagers enjoy game night, support Meals on Wheels

Villagers enjoy game night, support Meals on Wheels

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — On Thursday, June 2, South Orange Village President Sheena Collum hosted a Game Night and Scrabble Tournament at Above Restaurant and Bar to benefit Meals on Wheels in South Orange, run by Sage Eldercare for residents 60-plus who are frail or homebound. Participants raised more than $1,000. Photos Courtesy of Sheena […]

Bethany Church celebrates 10th annual Ladies High Tea

Bethany Church celebrates 10th annual Ladies High Tea

WEST ORANGE, NJ — With a theme of “Yesterday, Today, Forever, Jesus is the Same,” Bethany Church held its 10th annual Ladies High Tea in the Fellowship Hall of the church located at 30 Ashwood Terrace in West Orange on Saturday, June 4. The High Tea was attended by 132 ladies impeccably dressed, mostly in […]

LMS students share love of reading at Washington Elementary

LMS students share love of reading at Washington Elementary

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Liberty Middle School students in the Helping Hands Service Club paid a visit to the four kindergarten classes at Washington Elementary School on May 17 for the annual “Love of Reading” event. Club adviser Jane Horwitz supervised LMS students as they took turns reading several books to each class. Kindergarten students […]

POP rallies behind Sen. Bernie Sanders’ presidential bid

ORANGE, NJ — People’s Organization for Progress members recently rallied to support U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, who is vying with former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination. “We might be in Orange for Bernie Sanders on Saturday,” said People’s Organization for Progress Chairman Larry Hamm on Tuesday, May 24. “We […]

Topic of Gregory School improvements remains heated

Topic of Gregory School improvements remains heated

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The final plan for the proposed bus driveway and expanded parking lot at Gregory Elementary School was presented to a decidedly split audience of residents, educators and township officials assembled in the school’s cafeteria, with one half of the room praising the design for its potential to keep children safe and […]

IHOP owner a featured speaker at annual Women’s Symposium at NJIT

IHOP owner a featured speaker at annual Women’s Symposium at NJIT

IRVINGTON, NJ — Adenah Bayoh, owner of the International House of Pancakes in Irvington, was a featured guest speaker on Thursday, May 26, at the second annual Women’s Symposium organized by My Sister’s Keeper at the New Jersey Institute of Technology campus in downtown Newark. “That was exciting,” said Bayoh on Tuesday, May 31. “I […]

EO Code Enforcement addresses homeowner’s complaint

EO Code Enforcement addresses homeowner’s complaint

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Dorothy Barlow came to the East Orange City Council meeting on Monday, May 23, for answers as to why she had recently been cited for leaving her garbage can outside on her own property, as she has for the last 50 years. “I’m here with notices of garbage can violation on […]

AP awards highlight student achievement at West Orange High School

AP awards highlight student achievement at West Orange High School

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The 14th annual Advanced Placement Recognition Ceremony was held at West Orange High School on May 25, highlighting the academic accomplishments of students taking AP exams during the 2015 school year. Advanced placement students take courses geared for first-year college students. In May they can take a College Board AP exam […]

West Orange Scholarship Fund honors educator Marie DeMaio, establishes endowment in her name

West Orange Scholarship Fund honors educator Marie DeMaio, establishes endowment in her name

WEST ORANGE, NJ — With 54 years and counting of outstanding excellence in education, Washington Elementary School Principal Marie DeMaio was recognized by the West Orange Scholarship Fund on May 25 with a reception at Rock Spring Country Club in West Orange. Funds raised from the event will establish a permanent endowment in DeMaio’s name […]