David’s Shoes to hold 13th annual Book Scholarship Awards Luncheon

UNION, NJ — David’s Shoes, an Irvington-based nonprofit organization whose mission is to reduce teen gun violence by encouraging youth to honor life by “promoting love of self and community,” will sponsor its 13th annual Book Scholarship Awards Luncheon on Saturday, July 23, at noon at Galloping Hill Caterers, 325 Chestnut St. in Union. Ten […]

West Orange HS Senior Awards Night distributes scholarships totaling nearly $400,000

West Orange HS Senior Awards Night distributes scholarships totaling nearly $400,000

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School held its annual Senior Awards Night on June 2, recognizing students for academic successes, athletic achievements, community service and more, and distributing scholarships totaling nearly $400,000. The West Orange Scholarship Fund, overseeing several community scholarships, distributed a record $140,900 to 142 students. Formed in 1923, the fund […]

Walker Memorial Foundation presents scholarships to Nutley HS seniors

Walker Memorial Foundation presents scholarships to Nutley HS seniors

NUTLEY, NJ — The John H. Walker Memorial Foundation presents its annual scholarship awards to five Nutley High School seniors at a reception at the Nutley Free Public Library on May 25. From left are Scholarship Committee Chairperson Carol Gurney; seniors Nicole Lopez, Luke Yuricich, Nicholas Russo, Ethan Ramos and Fiorella Rivera; and foundation President […]

Scholarship Fund for Inner-City Children raises $450,000 at annual gala

Scholarship Fund for Inner-City Children raises $450,000 at annual gala

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Scholarship Fund for Inner-City Children raised more than $450,000 — meeting and exceeding its target goal — to fund partial tuition assistance scholarships for underprivileged students attending Archdiocese of Newark Catholic schools at its annual gala in West Orange’s Pleasantdale Chateau on May 11. This year’s gala honored three leaders […]

West Orange HS senior to receive prestigious scholarship

West Orange HS senior to receive prestigious scholarship

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School senior Austin Cowley has been named a recipient of the GE–Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute scholarship. According to the foundation’s website, “The GE–Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program honors the legacy and character of our nation’s 40th president by rewarding college-bound students who demonstrate exemplary leadership, drive, integrity […]

Mattia Memorial Committee to honor Mountsier with award

NUTLEY, NJ — The Virginius D. Mattia Memorial Committee has selected Silas Mountsier III as the winner of its 2022 Memorial Award for Distinguished Community Service.  “Each year we have the difficult task of selecting one honoree from a number of outstanding individuals and organizations who have been nominated, but there is no question that […]

Help Glen Ridge HS seniors succeed by purchasing milkweed

Help Glen Ridge HS seniors succeed by purchasing milkweed

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — The Glen Ridge Environmental Advisory Committee is selling swamp milkweed to support the area’s monarch butterfly population. All proceeds will go toward the committee’s annual Environmental Scholarship, which is awarded to a graduating senior from Glen Ridge High School who has demonstrated personal leadership and environmental stewardship in the school community. […]

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