Annual Holocaust service moves 2 towns

CHS teachers receive Thering Award for education contributions

Annual Holocaust service moves 2 towns

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The South Orange and Maplewood Interfaith Holocaust Remembrance Committee sponsored the 42nd annual remembrance service at Our Lady of Sorrows Church in South Orange on Sunday, May 5, co-sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ Holocaust Council. The event was co-hosted by the First Presbyterian and Trinity […]

CHS art teachers to receive Thering Award

CHS art teachers to receive Thering Award

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The 42nd annual South Orange/Maplewood Interfaith Holocaust Remembrance Service will be Sunday, May 5, at Our Lady Of Sorrows Church, 217 Prospect Ave. in South Orange. The Sister Rose Thering Award will be presented to CHS language arts teachers Janet Bustrin and Suzanne Ryan for developing the school’s Holocaust […]

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 […]

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