TC candidates tackle taxes, development

The 6 candidates running for 3 seats on the Town Council debate the issues at Oct. 19 forum

TC candidates tackle taxes, development

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The six candidates running for the three open seats on the Township Council each spoke about the importance of attracting businesses to West Orange during the Pleasant Valley Way Civic Association’s Oct. 19 forum at the Wilshire Grand Hotel, though each had different ideas about doing so. Incumbents Jerry Guarino and […]

Senior citizen Halloween party in West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange will host a senior citizen Halloween party on Friday, Oct. 28, from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Katz Community Center, 650 Pleasant Valley Way. Tickets will be sold through Oct. 22 at Town Hall, Room 207, from 9 a.m. to noon. Admission is charged. Call 973-325-4134 for […]

Final TC debate in Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The final candidates forum for one seat on the Maplewood Township Committee will be held on Saturday, Oct. 15, beginning at 9:45 a.m. at Les Saisons, 304 Elmwood Ave. in Maplewood. The debate, sponsored by the Maplewood Senior Share, will be followed by a light brunch at 11:15 a.m. Republican Mike Summersgill […]

Attend a seniors fall party in Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — There will be a seniors fall party on Sunday, Sept. 25, from 1 to 4 p.m. at Les Saisons B&B, 304 Elmwood Ave. in Maplewood. There will be music by the Starlighters Quartet with vocalist Joanie Murphy. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres by Chef Jesse, soft drinks, desserts, coffee and tea; alcohol is BYOB. […]

TC rejects proposal for senior citizen advisory board

In rare first reading rejection, TC strikes down Ord. 2491-16

TC rejects proposal for senior citizen advisory board

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Township Council rejected an ordinance proposing a senior citizen advisory board during its Sept. 6 meeting. The rare first reading rejection came as a result of a 4-1 vote, with Councilman Joe Krakoviak being the only one in favor of it. Krakoviak had co-authored the measure along with […]

Senior Wellness Day for county seniors

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Essex County invites senior citizens to the 11th annual Essex County Senior Wellness Day on Tuesday, Sept. 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Codey Arena, 560 Northfield Ave. in West Orange. The event will include health screenings, musical entertainment, dancing, food, exercise demonstrations and free admission to Turtle […]

Senior citizens receive awards for amazing artworks

Senior citizens receive awards for amazing artworks

CEDAR GROVE, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. congratulated 28 Essex County artists who received awards in the annual Essex County Senior Citizens Juried Art Show on Aug. 29 at an awards ceremony at the Essex County Hospital Center in Cedar Grove. “I congratulate the winners and all the artists who participated in […]

Arts Unbound showcases local senior talent in Orange

Arts Unbound provides support to marginalized groups

Arts Unbound showcases local senior talent in Orange

ORANGE, NJ — Arts Unbound, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the artistic development and achievement of seniors and people with disabilities, is currently exhibiting select works by local senior artists Karen Bokert and Siegmund “Siggy” Joseph at the Dora Stern Gallery at 544 Freeman St. in Orange. The show, which opened Aug. 27, will run […]