Newark Archdiocese releases list of priests ‘credibly accused’ of sexual assault

Newark Archdiocese releases list of priests ‘credibly accused’ of sexual assault

NEWARK, NJ — On Wednesday, Feb. 13, New Jersey’s five Roman Catholic dioceses released lists of priests who have been “credibly accused” of sexually abusing minors in the past several decades. The Archdiocese of Newark released a list with 63 names on it; all of the priests listed had either died or been removed from […]

Former coach admits sexual assault

Former coach admits sexual assault

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II announced Feb. 21 that Kevin L. Jimenez, 30, of Belleville, has pleaded guilty to second degree sexual assault before Superior Court Judge Sheila A. Venable. In entering his guilty plea, Jimenez admitted that while working as coach for a youth basketball team, he touched […]

Blood drive at Our Lady of Sorrows

Blood drive at Our Lady of Sorrows

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — A blood drive sponsored by Our Lady of Sorrows will be Sunday, Nov. 25, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the church, 217 Prospect St. in South Orange. Schedule an appointment at https://donor.cbsblood.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/48409. All donors will receive a free cholesterol screening. Donors must weight at least 110 pounds; eat before […]

Our Lady of Sorrows to celebrate Mass of Remembrance

Our Lady of Sorrows to celebrate Mass of Remembrance

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Our Lady of Sorrows, 217 Prospect St. in South Orange, will celebrate its Mass of Remembrance in memory of departed family members, friends and parishioners on Saturday, Nov. 3, at noon. Join the community as it comes together in prayer and fellowship. All are welcome. A Book of Remembrance will be […]

Maplewood boy collects, donates books for mitzvah project

Maplewood boy collects, donates books for mitzvah project

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Even though his bar mitzvah date is 15 months away, Samuel Nasberg-Abrams, 11, of Maplewood, figured there’s no time like the present to start implementing his service project. A student at the Linda & Rudy Slucker Religious School at Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel in South Orange, he has set up a book […]

Girls basketball coach charged with sexually assaulting girl

Girls basketball coach charged with sexually assaulting girl

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino announced May 31 that Kevin Jimenez, 29, of Belleville, has been charged with three counts of aggravated sexual assault, three counts of aggravated criminal sexual contact and three counts of endangering the welfare of a child. It is alleged that Jimenez, a girls’ basketball coach […]

Blood drive at Our Lady of Sorrows

Blood drive at Our Lady of Sorrows

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Attend a community blood drive to support hospitals throughout New Jersey and New York at Our Lady of Sorrows, 217 Prospect St. in South Orange, on Sunday, June 3, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. A complimentary cholesterol screening will be provided to all blood donors. To be a donor, you […]

Towns remember horrors of Holocaust

Towns remember horrors of Holocaust

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Hundreds of South Orange and Maplewood residents came together on Sunday, April 15, to remember the victims of the Holocaust and to pledge that such an atrocity will not happen again on their watch. The Holocaust is the name given to the mass murder of Jews, homosexuals, disabled people, Romani and […]

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