Community News

Gospel Singers Charles Butler, Trinity, Kierra Sheard to Perform in Newark’s Virtual ’Sing in Praise of King'

Mayor Ras J. Baraka and other dignitaries will celebrate the City of Newark’s 33rdannual “Sing in Praise of King” observance on Monday, January 18, at 8 p.m. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the entire observance will be “virtual,” and can be viewed on the city’s Facebook page at, or on its Government Access TV stations, Channel 78 (Altice), or Channel 28 (FIOS). 

Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Engages with Student Athletes from Fairleigh Dickinson University

According to officials, on January 11, 2021, Acting Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll, First Assistant Prosecutor Maggie Calderwood and Detective Supervisor Patrick LaGuerre joined the student-athletes and coaches of Fairleigh Dickinson University Athletes for Change and Equality, to share an inspirational message and participate in a Q&A with members.

Bergen County Freshman, Friends Craft Over 400 Masks for Hospital Staff

Before the pandemic, few people would have mentioned sewing as a key life-saving skill, but times have changed. Just ask Academy of the Holy Angels freshmanGeorgette “Gigi” Ochs and her childhood friends, sisters Paloma and Giuliana Di Geronimo, all of whom spent the last year sewing over 400 protective face masks for staff at Lenox Hill Hospital.

Holy Angels Musicians Release 2021 Epiphany Concert

The Academy of the Holy Angels released its first Epiphany Concert video on January 6. Members of the public are invited to enjoy the concert, which AHA President Melinda Hanlon described as “a beautiful and collaborative effort.”

Academy of the Holy Angels to Open New Middle School in the Fall

Starting in September 2021, young women in Grades 6, 7, and 8 will prep for success at the Academy of the Holy Angels Middle School. The middle school, which renews AHA’s tradition of educating young girls, will be located on the first floor of Kelleher Hall.

Accreditation Assessment Team Invites Glen Ridge’s Public Comments

  On Monday, January 11, 2021 a team of assessors from the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police (NJSACOP) will examine all aspects of the Glen Ridge Police Department’s policies and procedures, management, operations, and support services Chief Sheila Byron-Lagattuta announced today.