OLS School recognizes 7th-grader for feeding the hungry

OLS School recognizes 7th-grader for feeding the hungry

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Our Lady of Sorrows School in South Orange named seventh-grader Parker Hamilton as its Volunteer of the Month for September. Last year Parker collected and donated $550 to the food pantry at Our Lady of Sorrows Church. Kate Cahill from the OLS Food Pantry told him that the pantry would use […]

Elks support those in need in two towns

Elks support those in need in two towns

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — South Orange Elks treasurer Ron Housley, center, presents checks for $500 each to Kate Cahill, food pantry manager at Our Lady of Sorrows Food Pantry in South Orange, left, and Bev Mozone, food pantry coordinator at St. Joseph’s Food Pantry in Maplewood. A total of $841 was raised by generous donations […]

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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