Education

Monday's 'Go Blue' Supports 'Week of Respect' in West Orange Schools

October 6, 2013 at 1:35 PM

WEST ORANGE, NJ - On Monday, Oct. 7, thousands of West Orange students will "go blue" as they kick off their Week of Respect, part of the Harrassment, Intimidation and Bullying initiatve in New Jersey.  New Jersey has the toughest anti-bullying laws in the country, and the school districts take their efforts seriously to promote tolerance and respect.

The West Orange Alternative Press will report on several of the events going on this week in an effort to keep the West Orange community aware that bullying is not limited to children and teenagers.  Adult should follow the children's lead in recognizing that cyber-bullying, harrassment and intimidation, whether at home, the workplace, or in the community, will not be tolerated in West Orange.

 

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Update: Two Attempted Abductions Reported in Montclair

January 19, 2017

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Two reports of attempted abduction have been reported in Montclair on Tuesday.

Surrounding towns have been notified. Information will be provided as it becomes available.  

Update:  After TAPinto Montclair first broke this news story, law enforcement officials have confirmed this report and released a sketch of the ...

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Women's March on Washington: Why, and Why Now

January 19, 2017

As Donald Trump’s inauguration draws near, a number of groups are planning various events and rallies – perhaps most notably, the Women’s March on Washington. I have read a number of opinion pieces and spoken to many people about the March, and several questions and criticisms seem to consistently arise. I would like to address some two of the major themes.

(Q) The election ...

Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Offers Summer Internships for High School Juniors

January 10, 2017

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn Murray announced this week that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office (ECPO) is seeking high school juniors to participate in the ECPO’s annual summer internship program.

The five-week program is designed to expose high school students to careers in law, law enforcement and government. The summer internship program will ...

Andy’s Family Music Showcases Shayne Apple on Guitar

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Andy’s Family Music Center of Livingston is proud to highlight Shayne Apple, a fifth grader at Riker Hill Elementary School with an aptitude for drums.

Shayne also plays trombone in the school band and participates in the school choir. According to his mother, Sharon, Shayne was inspired to pick up guitar not long after his father decided to learn the same ...

Man vs. Waze

A lot of strange cars are traveling through my quiet neighborhood these days.  They are not driven by my neighbors.  Some mornings I even have trouble getting out of my driveway.  

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Ever since bridge repair closed a major thoroughfare near my house, the traffic on my sleepy street has increased dramatically.  And it is not by accident that commuters have figured out ...