JLOSH helps more than 78 families at FARC shopping boutique

ORANGE, NJ — In collaboration with Family Assistance Resource Center, the Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills hosted a special children’s boutique at the FARC Free Shopping Boutique held at the Forest Street School in Orange. Thanks to JLOSH members’ donations of new and gently-used clothing, books, stuffed animals and much more, together […]

JLOSH receives Community Partner of the Year Award

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Family Assistance Resource Center NJ hosted its fourth annual Awards & Recognition Dinner in October, honoring the Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills as the Community Partner of the Year. FARC recognized JLOSH for its outstanding contributions in helping meet the basic needs of children and families who have […]

Orange kicks off school year with big plans, changes and projects

ORANGE, NJ — Cleveland Street School The first day of school of the 2018-2019 school year in the Orange School District went off without a hitch on Monday, Sept. 10, and, according to interim Superintendent of Schools Ron Lee, there have been positive changes to the district’s instruction, facilities, leadership and administration. “This school year […]

Cop-killer’s health takes a turn for the worse; teacher’s legal battle continues

ORANGE, NJ — People’s Organization for Progress Chairman Larry Hamm and People’s Organization for Progress Minister of Information Zayid Muhammad issued an urgent press release regarding convicted cop-killer Mumia Abu-Jamal’s health and former Forest Street School third-grade teacher Marilyn Zuniga’s ongoing legal battle with Orange public schools, on Monday, March 21. “On March 21, the […]

NAACP standing behind fired third-grade teacher

IRVINGTON, NJ — Irvington NAACP Vice President Kathleen Witcher is joining Oranges-Maplewood NAACP President Tom Puryear and the People’s Organization for Progress in supporting former Forest Street School third-grade teacher Marilyn Zuniga in her ongoing legal battle with her former employers, the Orange School District and the Orange Board of Education. A first-year teacher, Zuniga […]

Fired third-grade teacher to speak at P.O.P. meeting

ORANGE, NJ — Former first-year Forest Street School third-grade teacher Marylin Zuniga, who was fired from her job in the Orange Public School District for having her students write get-well cards to convicted cop killer Mumia Abu Jamal, is scheduled to speak to the members of the People’s Organization for Progress on Thursday, March 3, […]