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Broadway Stars to Join Virtual Easter Services at West Orange Church

April 9, 2020

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Although shelter-in-place orders due to COVID-19 in New Jersey have changed what celebrating Easter this year will look like, The Life Christian Church (TLCC) in West Orange is planning a virtual worship experience for Easter Sunday with special guest appearances from two Broadway stars.

In order to help mark the significance of the day on the Christian calendar, ...

West Orange Church Helps Feed NJ Families, Launches TV Station During Pandemic

WEST ORANGE, NJ — In order to help those in need during the global health crisis, The Life Christian Church (TLCC) of West Orange recently sourced more than $70,000 worth of food and supplies to be distributed between the Helping Hands Food Pantry (HHFP) of Teaneck and the Holy Trinity Food Pantry in West Orange to help feed local students.  

HHFP, which serves ...

West Orange Monastery Open House Attracts Visitors From Across Tri-State Area

WEST ORANGE, NJ — People from all over the tri-state area braved Saturday’s rainy weather to descend upon the grounds of the newly purchased monastery at 29 Ridgeway Avenue in West Orange.

Many said they were curious and wanted to learn about the religion and meet the Buddhist monks who currently reside there: Bhante Suddhāso, who grew up in the United ...

Masorti Israel Leaders Speak in West Orange About Special Needs Individuals Within Jewish Community

WEST ORANGE, NJ — As Masorti Israel continues to focus on treating people with development disabilities with the dignity they deserve in the Jewish community, Nava Meiersdorf told a group she was speaking to in West Orange that “this is not just a special needs fight for dignity and respect; it’s all our fight.”

Nava, a Masorti Israel rabbinical student now studying at ...

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West Orange State Wrestling Champion Sandra Guerrero Continues to Make History

May 12, 2020

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School (WOHS) athlete Sandra Guerrero not only made school history in March by becoming the first state Mountaineer wrestling champion, but she has also recently made regional wrestling history as the first female to commit to New Jersey City University (NJCU).

NJCU, which is one of the few universities in the country to feature a ...

Protests in Glen Ridge Draws Crowd Calling for Justice in George Floyd Killing

June 1, 2020

MONTCLAIR, NJ - More than 100 people gathered in Glen Ridge Sunday to peacefully protest the killing of George Floyd, a black man who died after a white police officer in Minneapolis kept his knee on Floyd's neck for nearly nine minutes.

Speakers took the podium to express frustration and call for unity.

For nearly 45 minutes, the group assembled, with some Montclair ...

Introduce Your Kids to Musical Instruments on May 22

May 22 is Buy a Musical Instrument Day and in today’s climate, most of us have some time to take up a new hobby like learning a new instrument and/or creating our own music. These days, there is also plenty of time to introduce your little ones to songs and music genres you like and to help them find their inner musician. And, right now, while you cannot just walk into a store to purchase a ...

Pick Up Dinner This Week From Paper Mill's Carriage House

June 1, 2020

MILLBURN, NJ — The FM Kirby Carriage House Restaurant at Paper Mill Playhouse offers carryout dining Wednesdays through Sundays.

This week's dinners are a choice of:








Monkfish with Shrimp Etouffee
 Fresh Monkfish with a classic Creole red sauce, flavorful but not spicy. Served with Red Rice and Roasted ...

Community Conversation: Keeping Kids Healthy & Safe This Summer

Walter Rosenfeld, MD, Chair of Pediatrics at Atlantic Health System’s Goryeb Children's Hospital and medical director of Children's Health at Atlantic Health System sat down recently for a Facebook Live where he shared some important information for parents about what they need to know to keep kids healthy and safe this summer.

 

Rules of Engagement

The unofficial start to summer has begun and people are emerging gingerly from their Covid-free lairs like bears from hibernation. And after months living in quarantine without pants or haircuts, the question on all of our minds as we contemplate going out in public is, how is this supposed to work?

Here are some useful etiquette tips to help you open up this summer.

There seems to be so ...

Terms of Graduation

Greetings graduating class of 2020! Woohoo! You did it!

I am honored and proud to offer these unsolicited congratulatory remarks on your incredible achievement, and to provide some inspirational words of encouragement as you move on to do all of the great and momentous things you truly are meant to do.

This was not a good year to be Seniors. As you know, people over 65 are at much higher ...