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By CYNTHIA CUMMING, WEST ORANGE SCHOOLSNovember 19, 2017
WEST ORANGE, NJ - As Thanksgiving approaches, public schools across West Orange have been collecting non-perishable food items that will be distributed to local families in need.
The township collects the donations from the schools and volunteers spearheaded by Social Services Director Patti Duffy box an entire Thanksgiving meal, including a turkey and all the trimmings. Families are ...
By DANIEL J. MUNOZNovember 18, 2017
NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - An Essex County man died Friday night after a shooting in New Brunswick, authorities announced on Saturday.
Tawan Moses, 25, of East Orange, was found dead by authorities at 8:30 p.m. on Throop Avenue near Fester Park, according to Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey.
Moses had multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the ...
By TAPINTO.NET STAFFNovember 17, 2017
WEST ORANGE, NJ — After reaching its 12th-consecutive attendance milestone in 2016 with 795,558 visitors during its 10th anniversary Holiday Lights Spectacular, the Turtle Back Zoo invites the public to the 11th annual Holiday Lights Spectacular, featuring 50 figures illuminated by one million lights both at the zoo and the surrounding Essex County South Mountain Recreation ...
By TAPINTO WEST ORANGE STAFFNovember 17, 2017
LIVINGSTON, NJ — RWJBarnabas Health and Rutgers Athletics hosted a Community Relations Program, as Rutgers student-athletes made Systemwide Hospital Visits on Wednesday. Rutgers men’s basketball team members Deshawn Freeman, Geo Baker and Corey Sanders volunteered their time by visiting with pediatric patients and their families at RWJBarnabas Health’s Saint Barnabas ...
By DANIEL J. MUNOZNovember 17, 2017
NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A suspect arrested in connection with a fatal shooting of a New Brunswick man will remain behind bars for now, after the courts determined he was a public safety threat and flight risk.
The suspect, 26-year-old Newark resident Michael Martin, also known as “Maniac,” appeared in front of Middlesex County Superior Court Judge Michael Toto on Friday for a ...
By ALAN GROSSMANNovember 17, 2017
WEST ORANGE, NJ – In order to help parents and caregivers who often find it frustrating to advocate for their own child with special needs, whether it be for additional educational support or job training, the West Orange Special Education Parents Advisory Committee (WOSEPAC) sponsored its first Resource Expo on Thursday at Edison Middle School.
Those who attended the expo heard ...
By TAPINTO WEST ORANGE STAFFNovember 16, 2017
WEST ORANGE, NJ — Golda Och Academy proudly announced this week that it has been selected to participate in the "Names, Not Numbers Inc©" program—an interactive, multimedia Holocaust project created by educator Tova Fish-Rosenberg.
According to Golda Och Academy (GOA), this program transforms the traditional study of the Holocaust into an ...