WO Health Dept. urges residents to return completed surveys

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The township of West Orange is amid an online Senior Citizen Needs Assessment Survey and has also distributed approximately 1,000 printed surveys in English and Spanish. This needs assessment is provided through the West Orange Health Department and mainly funded by a grant from The Partners for Health Foundation located in […]

WO senior citizen survey seeks respondents

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange senior citizen survey, created with the assistance of Montclair State University, is now complete and the township is looking for residents to take the survey and help make West Orange more senior-friendly. This survey is an anonymous needs assessment that gives residents 55 years and older the opportunity […]

Township to create senior citizen survey

DeNova: Seniors survey will be tailored to West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — In an effort to ensure the township is providing the services necessary for older residents to age in place, West Orange will be putting out a senior survey to learn where the town is succeeding and where it needs improvement. At the June 13 Township Council meeting, the council voted 5-0 […]

Innovative suicide prevention training offered

MONTCLAIR, NJ — The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, the leading suicide research and prevention organization in the United States, is hosting a training session on suicide prevention that focuses on the whole family. This innovative style of therapy, “attachment-based family therapy,” is the only empirically supported family therapy model designed to treat adolescent depression. […]

LSO presents ‘Music that Tells a Great Story’

LIVINGSTON, NJ — An upcoming concert program by Anthony LaGruth and the Livingston Symphony Orchestra will include time-honored works by Rossini, Mendelssohn and Prokofiev, and features a world premiere of a composition by Ting Ho of Montclair State University. The show, “Music that Tells a Great Story,” will be Saturday, March 11, at 7:30 p.m. […]

South Orange siblings on pointe in Montclair

MONTCLAIR, NJ — South Orange siblings Anna Pettigrew, 13, and Will Pettigrew, 16, will join renowned professional guest artists when Anna stars as Clara and Will performs the role of Lead Chinese Boy in this year’s full-length production of New Jersey Dance Theatre Ensemble’s beloved holiday classic “The Nutcracker.” Celebrated dancers Peter Brandenhoff, Rosemary Sabovick-Bleich, […]

ReelAbilities to play in Montclair and West Orange

MONTCLAIR / WEST ORANGE, NJ — ReelAbilities is the largest disability film festival in the country and will be hosted from Oct. 30 through Nov. 5 at Montclair State University and at JCC MetroWest in West Orange. The festival is dedicated to promoting awareness and appreciation of the lives, stories and artistic expressions of and […]

Christie administration selects 32 higher education institutions to receive capital improvement grants

TRENTON, NJ — According to a press release from the administration of Gov. Chris Christie, Secretary of Higher Education Rochelle Hendricks has sent the Legislature her certified list of 35 higher education capital construction project grants that will boost technology, support the health sciences, and renovate laboratories and classrooms at 32 institutions across the state. […]

Stillman student is named a winner in UPitchNJ competition

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Sophomore Ryan Skolnick represented Seton Hall University in the first ever statewide collegiate business model competition and came home with a win. Skolnick, who competed against student teams from universities throughout the state, was awarded the second-place prize for AVEHO, which aims to teach students foreign languages in a video-game format. […]

Village residents to show their talent in SRO show

MONTCLAIR, NJ — The State Repertory Opera of New Jersey will present one of Mozart’s most beloved operas, “The Marriage of Figaro,” on Saturday, April 2, at 2 p.m. in Memorial Auditorium at Montclair State University, 1 Normal Ave. in Montclair. This semi-staged production is a collaboration between State Repertory Opera and the Society of […]