‘Transit 101,’ all seniors need to know about getting around

‘Transit 101,’ all seniors need to know about getting around

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Rutgers NJTips, in partnership with SOMA Two Towns for All Ages, is offering local seniors a mobility and resource training program, “Transit 101 – Everything You Need to Know to Get Around.” Learn to plan transit trips, pay the fare and access your favorite places without a car. Part […]

Executed search warrants in Newark yield drugs, guns

Executed search warrants in Newark yield drugs, guns

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II and Newark Public Safety Director Anthony F. Ambrose announced Feb. 14 that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Narcotics Task Force, which includes detectives from the Newark Police Department and Rutgers Police Department, along with members of Newark Police Department’s Emergency Response Team, executed search […]

Ex-school security guard convicted of criminal trespass

Ex-school security guard convicted of criminal trespass

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II announced Dec. 18 that an Essex County jury has convicted Steven Hightower, 49, of Vauxhall, of fourth degree criminal trespass following a trial before Superior Court Judge Nancy Sivilli. According to Assistant Prosecutor Donato D’Angelo, who tried the case, beginning Sept. 5, 2016, and […]

Cooperman honored with prestigious Max Sobel Award

Cooperman honored with prestigious Max Sobel Award

MILLBURN, NJ — The Association of Mathematics Teachers of New Jersey has chosen Neil D. Cooperman as the 2018 recipient of the prestigious Max Sobel Award for Outstanding Service and Leadership in mathematics education. Cooperman is currently a mathematics teacher and department chair at Millburn High School; formerly, Cooperman, a graduate of Columbia High School, […]

Caldwell man arrested with assault weapons

Caldwell man arrested with assault weapons

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II announced on Oct. 3 that Paul Aguilar, 47, of Caldwell, was arrested and charged with possession of assault weapons and drug paraphernalia. Detectives from the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Narcotics Task Force, whose members include officers from Newark, East Orange and Rutgers University police […]

WOHS seniors to present at MIT conference

WOHS seniors to present at MIT conference

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School seniors Max Dickman and Morriel Kasher have been selected along with their teams to present at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology 2018 IEEE MIT Undergraduate Research Technology Conference on Oct. 5 to 7 in Cambridge, Mass. Dickman and his team will present “Synthesis and Characterization of Simplified […]

WO resident to be honored at 4th annual Dream Maker Scholarship Awards

WO resident to be honored at 4th annual Dream Maker Scholarship Awards

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange resident CC Minton will be honored at the fourth annual Dream Maker Scholarship Awards on Saturday, Sept. 29, at Rutgers University in Newark. The awards honors leaders in public service, business and civic life in Newark. Humanitarian Michael Gray, along with Save Our Nations Inc., will recognize Minton along […]

Interns keep Memorial Park neat, healthy, sustainable

Interns keep Memorial Park neat, healthy, sustainable

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — In the center of Maplewood are 25 acres of recreation space; playgrounds, tennis and basketball courts, softball fields, and a duck pond can all be found in Maplewood Memorial Park. The town’s Department of Public Works is normally tasked with maintaining the park, but this summer the Maplewood Memorial Park Conservancy’s internship […]

WOHS seniors present at Governor’s School of Engineering and Technology

WOHS seniors present at Governor’s School of Engineering and Technology

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School rising seniors Max Dickman and Morriel Kasher have been participating in the prestigious New Jersey Governor’s School of Engineering and Technology at Rutgers University, and on July 27, presented to hundreds of invited guests at the program’s research symposium. “The entire group is quite small,” said WOHS […]

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