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Essex County Bomb Squad Alerted of Suspicious Backpack; Area of South Orange Evacuated

September 25, 2016

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - At about 4:40 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 24, the South Orange Police Department (SOPD) received a report of an unattended backpack being left on Sloan Street, according to an update at about 6 p.m. to South Orange Village President Sheena Collum's Facebook page.

The Facebook update from Collum continued, "SOPD responded immediately, observed the backpack ...

Police Investigate Second Attempted Luring in Roselle

September 23, 2016

ROSELLE, NJ - Another attempt to lure a youth in Roselle occurred Thursday afternoon, Sept. 22, when a 16 year old girl was approached on the 500 block of Walnut st. around 4:30p.m by a man in a silver SUV style vehicle. According to Roselle Police Chief Gerald J. Orlando, the man exited the vehicle and grabbed the girl around the waist, but the girl was able to break free and run ...

Upcoming Events

Sun, September 25, 10:00 AM

Trinity Covenant Church, Livingston

Sunday School begins for Fall 2016

Religions And Spirituality

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Sun, September 25, 10:00 AM

Township of West Orange Municipal Building, West Orange

26th Annual Mayor's 5K RUN/Walk "Break the ...

Community Calendar Giving Back

Sun, September 25, 11:00 AM

The Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, Maplewood

Family Colloquy on Education: Community Event ...

Education Religions And Spirituality

Monica Perkowski: Embracing Dialogue as a Path Forward

September 25, 2016

One of the focuses of my campaign is expanding the lines of communication between residents and the township council. To me, this means council members working with residents to solicit ideas and communicating with residents regularly to let them know why one might support, oppose, or have further questions about a given issue. A recent issue that fits this criteria is the potential Senior ...

A Statement from the West Orange Board of Education; Vows to Find Equitable Agreement for all Parties

September 23, 2016

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Board of Education and Administration values our staff but need to find a fair and equitable agreement for all parties, as the board represents all West Orange taxpayers. We welcome the opportunity to find common ground and work together on viable solutions.

The Association unilaterally declared impasse on May 26, 2016. A mediator was appointed by ...

On the Move: A Consumer Conference for People with Spinal Cord Injury

September 20, 2016

You’re cordially invited to attend On the Move: A Consumer Conference for People with Spinal Cord Injury on this Friday, September 23rd, 9:30am-4:30 pm, in West Orange, NJ.

The Kessler Foundation conference will provide a rare opportunity for the media to see people with spinal cord injury (SCI) demonstrating how to use various types of robotic ...

You’re Only as Old as You Dress

“Do you think this is too young for me?” asked a voice from behind me. I turned from the dressing room door where my teenage daughter was trying on clothes.

The “this” in question was a super-clingy, lycra mini dress in a black and purple animal print.

The “me” who was asking, was a 40-something year-old mom.

I was, quite literally, at a loss for ...

‘Bathing in Moonlight’ Recalls 1950s Cuba

PRINCETON, NJ – Although this  play by Nilo Cruz is set in 2015, reflecting both Cuba and Miami, the theme is closer to struggles at least 30 years earlier. 

A priest who falls in love would more likely become an Episcopalian or even a Unitarian. So this dichotomy makes the whole premise less than believable. It’s really “The Thornbirds” revisited.
Raul ...