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Girls Lacrosse: Cedar Grove Triumphs Over West Orange, 14-6

May 18, 2022

CEDAR GROVE, NJ -- Taylor Bennett and Daniela Macoici each scored three goals to lead Cedar Grove to a 14-6 girls lacrosse victory over West Orange on Tuesday.

Bennett also led the Panthers in assists with two. Kaitlyn Wolff, Giuliana Macioci and Ava Jablonski each scored two goals for Cedar Grove (6-10), which outscored West Orange, 7-2, in the second half.

Paige Moreno and Phoebe Nevelos ...

Baseball: West Orange Defeats Verona, 11-6

VERONA, NJ -- West Orange scored five runs in the top of the seventh and went on to defeat Verona, 11-6, in baseball on Tuesday.

West Orange had a 5-0 lead after two innings, but Verona rallied for five runs in the bottom of the sixth to tie the game, 6-6.

Ben Mackey and Chase Gebbia each had two hits with one RBI for the Hillbillies (10-8). Matt Vaccaro and Ryan Radigan also had ...

Baseball: Seton Hall Prep Eliminates Millburn, 3-1, in GNT Semifinals

VERONA, NJ -- In the third meeting of the season between the two baseball teams, fourth-seeded Seton Hall Prep advanced past top-seeded Millburn in the semifinal round of the Greater Newark Tournament, 3-1, on Saturday.

The two teams had split their regular-season meetings with each other.

Millburn (18-4) scored a run in the third inning, but Seton Hall Prep (15-6) scored two runs in the ...

West Orange High School Names Best Teammate of the Year for 2022

WEST ORANGE, NJ - West Orange High School (WOHS) student-athlete Sebastian DeSimone has been named the recipient of the 2022 Best Teammate Award.

"This is one of our school's most prestigious awards," said Acting Athletic Director Stephan Zichella.

"The praise I've received from his coaches, teachers and teammates makes us confident that we have chosen the best ...

Baseball: Seton Hall Prep Beats Livingston, 6-3, in GNT in 9 Innings

WEST ORANGE, NJ -- Elijah Foster's three-run home run in the bottom of the ninth inning gave Seton Hall Prep a 6-3 baseball victory over Livingston in the quarterfinal round of the Greater Newark Tournament on Wednesday.

Livingston (11-8) took a 3-0 lead with three runs in the top of the fifth inning. Myles Seid and Brandon Kenney each had RBI doubles and Dom Ullman also drove in a run for ...

West Orange Gymnast Heading to Championships in Arizona

WEST ORANGE, NJ - Alana Walker, A 15-year-old West Orange High School student and first-place All-Around Champion, will be competing in Arizona in the 2022 USA Gymnastics Women's Development Program National Championships in Arizona in mid-May.

Seven other all-around finishers from the Level 10 Championship will compete in the 2022 USA Gymnastics Women's Development Program ...

Jahan Dotson of East Orange Picked in the First Round of the NFL Draft and Did Not Know

Jahan Dotson is a son of East Orange and the product of two hardworking parents who raised a very talented and humble son.

Last night, the Washington Commanders picked the receiver number 16 in the first round of the NFL draft.

While many athletes anticipate draft night, texting all their friends telling them to turn on the television, while hosting draft parties sitting ...

West Orange Recreation Achievement Awards

The annual 2022 West Orange Recreation Department Awards luncheon was held on April 9 at the Toby Katz Civic Center in West Orange. The four winners represent achievements from the West Orange Rec girls Lacrosse, the West Orange Police Athletic League and the Mountaintop League.

Recipient Brian Murphy of the Mountaintop League was unable to attend. The buffet luncheon was attended by ...

Former West Orange Resident Inducted into USA Unified Martial Arts Hall of Fame 

Former West Orange resident and Orange Mayor Eldridge Hawkins, Jr. has moved on from the sport of politics to karate and has been inducted into the Hall of Fame. After 35 years in martial arts Hawkins, also known as “Shihan E. Hawkins, Jr.”, was inducted into the USA Unified Martial Arts Hall of Fame through the United States Martial Arts ...

Baseball: Millburn Beats Seton Hall Prep, 2-1, on Wilson's Walk-Off

MILLBURN, NJ -- Alex Wilson's leadoff home run in the bottom of the seventh inning gave Millburn a 2-1 baseball victory over Seton Hall Prep Friday afternoon.

Wilson turned on a 3-2 fastball and drove it deep over the left field fence to bring and end to what had started out as a splendid pitching duel between the Millers' Drew Oppenheim and the Pirates' John Cerwinski.

Both ...


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African American Chamber of Commerce Supports RWJBH Transaction with St. Peters

New Brunswick, NJ – Access to quality medical care in New Jersey is vital to underserved populations. That's why the African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey (“AACCNJ”) announced its support for the proposed transaction between RWJBarnabas Health (“RWJBH”) and Saint Peter’s Healthcare System in New Brunswick, which will lead to the creation of New ...

RWJBarnabas Health, Saint Peter’s Healthcare System Vision to Create NJ’s First Premier Academic Medical Center Gets State Approval

New Brunswick, NJ – RWJBarnabas Health (“RWJBH”) and Saint Peter’s Healthcare System (“Saint Peter’s”) announced that the State of New Jersey has approved their transaction to create New Jersey’s first premier academic medical center (“premier AMC”) located in New Brunswick.

“This is a tremendous milestone in a years-long ...

West Essex YMCA Celebrates National Senior Health & Fitness Day®

May 17, 2022

LIVINGSTON, NJ— The West Essex YMCA will join an estimated 1,000 local groups to celebrate the 29th Annual National Senior Health & Fitness Day on Wednesday, May 25, 2022. As an official host site, the West Essex Y will hold a free community event this day, from 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., with a variety of activities and wellness resources for older adults.

The Y will join with an ...

North Jersey Jack & Jill: Senior Teens Donate over $21,000 to Wynona's House

On May 9, 2022, Wynona’s House CEO Dominic Prophete and his staff warmly welcomed the Jack and Jill North Jersey chapter delegation to the facility and was overwhelmed by the Senior Teens’ generous $21,228.94 donation. Mr. Prophete expressed profound gratitude, passionately spoke about the organization’s mission and services and conducted a tour of the facility. From ...

Overlook Medical Center Looks “Ahead” To Hospital’s Future At Campaign Kickoff

SUMMIT, NJ – The Overlook Foundation, the non-profit, private organization that supports Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center, kicked off a public campaign to raise funds for a multi-phase expansion and enhancement project that will transform the hospital, positioning it for future excellence.

The campaign, Overlook Ahead, will help to financially support the ...

‘Lights. Camera. Action!’ $125M Film, TV Complex Proposed in Newark

May 18, 2022

NEWARK, NJ — Plans are in place to transform the former Seth Boyden Court Housing Complex into a state-of-the-art film and television facility, a project officials are dubbing an “anchor” piece of a larger effort to revitalize the Dayton Street neighborhood in Newark’s South Ward.

Newark officials were joined Tuesday by Gov. Phil Murphy, New Jersey Performing Arts ...

Ending the War in Ukraine and US Involvement

May 15, 2022

Ending The War in Ukraine…and US Involvement

By Karla Schultz, NJ School Nurse and Veteran of Army National Guard

I was filling up my car with gas recently and used it as an opportunity to talk with my daughter about inflation and how it means that we need to cut back on some of our spending now, due to rising prices.

Since I had her attention, which I am often competing ...

Gas Prices in New Jersey Reach Another Record High

May 18, 2022

NEW JERSEY — Gas prices in New Jersey have reached another all-time high.

The average price of a gallon of unleaded reached $4.72 on Wednesday, May 18, 2022. That's up seven cents from the day before, 23 cents from last week and nearly 70 cents from last month. Those figures are according to AAA.

The Newark and Trenton areas are paying the most statewide, according ...

National Weather Service Issues 'Red Flag Warning' for New Jersey

MT. HOLLY, NJ — The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for all of New Jersey on Thursday, April 28, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.

A Fire Weather Watch will remain in effect on Friday, April 29, from morning to evening, in anticipation of gusty winds and dry conditions.

The alert was issued due to the combination of strong winds, low relative humidity and dry ...

Facing the unknown – What parents can tell kids when answers fail

A wise therapist once told me, “David, no matter how much you think you can, no one can predict the future. So stop trying and making yourself crazy in the process.” Excellent advice, especially considering my future predictions tend to veer into sometimes frightening territory.

Predictions are like opinions, everyone has one. When I signed on for parenthood, I tried to anticipate ...

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