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Somerville Church Hosts Annual "Blessing of the Animals" Oct. 3

September 26, 2021

SOMERVILLE, NJ - All creatures great and small, furry, hairy, feathered or with scales - and their owners - are invited to the annual Blessing of the Animals at St. John’s Episcopal Church on Sunday, Oct. 3 at 3 p.m., rain or shine.

The blessing of the animals is an annual Episcopal tradition in honor of St. Francis Day.

This marks the 20th year that St.

Ancient Order Of Hibernians Remembers 9 NJ Members Who Perished on 9/11

NEWARK, NJ — Barbara Gorman, widow of Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Police Officer Tom Gorman, will always remember Sept. 11, 2001, as the day of her husband's death.

Her spouse of nearly 20 years, a past president of the New Jersey Ancient Order Of Hibernians (AOH), sacrificed his life serving as a member of the Port Authority police's emergency services unit.

Nutley Commissioners Share Thoughts on Three Community Leaders - McEnery, DiSimone, Rotonda

NUTLEY, NJ - A moment of silence was held for retired Nutley fire captain Domenick DiSimone Jr.; Tom McEnery, president of the Nutley Irish American Association; and Anne Rotonda, former director of the Nutley Special Young Adults during the Tuesday, Sept. 7 BOC meeting.

Each of the commissioners spoke about the late Nutley leaders.

Mayor/Parks and Recreation Commissioner ...

Christ Church's Annual Blessing of the Animals Set for October 3 in Bordentown City

BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ — Christ Church Bordentown will once again be holding the annual Blessing of the Animals on Sunday, October 3 at 9:15AM. 

Father Matt will be blessing pets, stuffed animals and St. Francis statues at the service. If your beloved pet is deceased, or does not like to travel, Father Matt will also bless a picture or other memento that represents your ...

Ancient Order Of Hibernians Remembers 9 NJ Members Who Perished on 9/11

NEWARK, NJ — Barbara Gorman, widow of Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Police Officer Tom Gorman, will always remember Sept. 11, 2001, as the day of her husband's death.

Her spouse of nearly 20 years, a past president of the New Jersey Ancient Order Of Hibernians (AOH), sacrificed his life serving as a member of the Port Authority police's emergency services unit.

Parents of Seton Hall Student Who Died Monday Offer Thanks

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The parents of a Seton Hall University student who died Monday while on campus thanked those who knew and loved their daughter, said university President Nyre in a statement.

Nyre said the student, Kristen McCartney, a sophomore in the School of Diplomacy and International Relations, died “after experiencing a medical emergency in Neumann Hall.” ...

Parents of Seton Hall Student Who Died Monday Offer Thanks

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The parents of a Seton Hall University student who died Monday while on campus thanked those who knew and loved their daughter, said university President Nyre in a statement.

Nyre said the student, Kristen McCartney, a sophomore in the School of Diplomacy and International Relations, died “after experiencing a medical emergency in Neumann Hall.” ...

Parents of Seton Hall Student Who Died Monday Offer Thanks

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The parents of a Seton Hall University student who died Monday while on campus thanked those who knew and loved their daughter, said university President Nyre in a statement.

Nyre said the student, Kristen McCartney, a sophomore in the School of Diplomacy and International Relations, died “after experiencing a medical emergency in Neumann Hall.” ...

Madison Residents Scrutinize Mosque Proposal

MADISON, NJ - The proposed mosque to be built at 120 Madison Avenue has been taking up much of the Planning Board’s meetings in past weeks, and this week was no exception, as residents discussed their thoughts and worries over the building.

The mosque, located on the site of the former Alumni Hall at Drew University, is closely bordering a residential neighborhood. According to attorney ...

Sad News From Seton Hall University

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Seton Hall University has shared this letter from the President of the University, Joseph E Nyre, Ph.D. regarding the sudden death of an undergraduate student following a medical emergency in the dormitory.




"Dear Members of the Seton Hall Community, 

It is my sorrowful duty to announce that an undergraduate resident student died today ...

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