ECPO, EC Bar Foundation sponsor gun buyback program

ECPO, EC Bar Foundation sponsor gun buyback program

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino and Essex County Bar Association President Raj Gadhok announced July 19 that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office and the Essex County Bar Foundation, the related charitable arm of the ECBA, are co-sponsoring a one-day gun buyback program this fall. The initiative is the first time in […]

West Orange High School annual art show highlights student talent

West Orange High School annual art show highlights student talent

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The annual end-of-year art show at West Orange High School featured the artistic talents of the students in a wide array of mediums, impressing visitors and underscoring the importance of the Arts. Work from students in grades nine through 12 included watercolor, paint, metal, etching, pottery and more. This year’s art […]

Vanguard to hold gun-control benefit concert

MONTCLAIR, NJ — On Saturday, May 12, at 8 p.m., Vanguard Theater Company will present “Sing For Our Lives” at the First Congregational Church, 40 S. Fullerton Ave. in Montclair, to benefit Moms Demand Action and Everytown for Gun Safety. Scheduled on the eve of Mother’s Day, this concert will focus on stories, songs and […]

CHS photographers make a statement in new exhibit

Exhibit highlights humanity in students’ anti-gun protests

CHS photographers make a statement in new exhibit

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — History shows that photography has the ability to change hearts and minds, to make a deep and lasting impression. Some photographs have become icons for whole periods of history, such as the “Migrant Mother, taken by Dorothea Lange, which shows the privation of the Great Depression. Approximately 30 photography students at Columbia […]

Students speak out at BOE meeting

SOMA students say they are not supported in their activism

Students speak out at BOE meeting

MAPLEWOOD / SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — A group of middle and high school students from South Orange and Maplewood spoke at the April 23 South Orange-Maplewood Board of Education meeting about school safety and students’ ability to organize protests in response to gun violence. The students told BOE members and district administrators that they have […]

Students hold anti-gun rally at West Orange High School

Students hold anti-gun rally at West Orange High School

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Hundreds of students stood up against gun violence in a rally held at West Orange High School on April 20. The rally coincided with the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School shootings and thousands of rallies nationwide. Students spent weeks planning the rally, which included short speeches, music, poetry, marching […]

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