TSTI hosts ‘summer soiree,’ discusses women’s growing role in politics, global leadership

TSTI hosts ‘summer soiree,’ discusses women’s growing role in politics, global leadership

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel, the Reform synagogue in South Orange, was the stage for an evening of conversation and socializing at the Women’s Connection Summer Soiree on July 20. Members heard from New Jersey State Assemblywoman Mila Jasey and South Orange Village President Sheena Collum, the panelists for “Women’s Changing Roles in […]

‘Is school funding reform possible?’

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — On Thursday, July 21, at 7:30 p.m., in DeHart Community Center, 120 Burnett Ave. in Maplewood, Assemblywoman Mila Jasey’s legislative director, Lindy Wilson, will present different funding proposals and discuss how they impact the South Orange-Maplewood School District. The school district gets only about half of the state aid it should get, […]

Proposed bill could bring additional state aid to South Orange-Maplewood School District

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Assemblywoman Mila Jasey and Assemblyman John McKeon of District 27, which includes South Orange and Maplewood, have proposed a bill that would provide the South Orange-Maplewood School District with an additional $2,179,393 in state aid for the 2016-17 fiscal year to make up for the revenue to which it […]

Service Above Self in South Orange

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Recipients of South Orange Rotary’s Service Above Self awards also recently received legislative resolutions recognizing their impact on the community. From left are Melissa Kopecky, South Orange Public Library director; Carol Barry Austin and Phylis Peterman of the South Orange Civic Organization; Assemblywoman Mila Jasey; former village President Alex Torpey, and […]

West Orange Township Council proclaims January Board of Education Month

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Township Council presented a resolution to the members of the Board of Education proclaiming the month of January as School Board Recognition Month at the Feb. 9 council meeting. Superintendent of Schools Jeff Rutzky, BOE President Laura Lab, Vice President Mark Robertson and board members Irv Schwarzbaum and […]

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