Second Teacher Learns Board of Ed Decision
South Orange Middle School teacher learned that he will not return to the district in September. He was notified that the Board of Education chose to uphold the that was made in May by Principal Joseph Uglialoro.
Columbia HS College Picks by the Numbers
The Columbia High School Class of 2012 is headed to college! The school district released a list of where students plan to pursue their education in the fall.
Op-Ed: A Dangerous Law for South Orange
Locals Hope that Popular Restaurant Will Reopen
After being closed for almost a year and then vowing to open in April or May, , a Mexican restaurant with branches in Montclair and Westfield reopened.
Whole Foods Opens Local Tap Room
opened a nearby tap room, right down the street from South Orange and Maplewood. "Corner Table" offers some 20 beers on tap, including a gluten-free option, a dozen wines, and a menu that includes smaller options, classic sandwiches, and a kids' menu.
S. Orange Man Auditions 'Live! with Kelly'
Dr. Joe Taravella, a psychologist, was listed on the Live! website as one of 25 finalists in the running for the spot. In his one-minute audition video, Dr. Joe explains that he's a dad living in New Jersey and that it's always been his dream to co-host with Kelly.
South Orange Men Sentenced for Wire Fraud, Money Laundering
Abiatu Umah, 53, and Emmanuel Awa, 51, both of South Orange, N.J., were sentenced on Wednesday to prison, after pleading guilty to wire fraud and money laundering. The two men participated in a a scam that used phony identification documents to set up various checking accounts to launder and steal more than $1 million.
South Orange Musician Will Appear on Television, Open Maplewood Festivities on Weds.
Leslie Goldman appeared on television via video, performing in the latest Support Our Troops video.
Op-Ed: A Fellow Teacher Supports Steven Cohen
South Orange Middle School teacher Steven Cohen had a Donaldson hearing scheduled for Wednesday, July 18th. In anticipation of that hearing, numerous colleagues, parents and former students spoke out at the Board of Education meeting. Colleague Sara Griffiths shared her letter.
Area Restauranteur Has a Gordon Ramsey Kitchen Nightmare
The co-owner of The Spanish Pavillion said that despite what reality TV show producers might lead you to believe, pigeons are not regular visitors to his kitchen. And he strongly suspects that the production crew planted the dead lobster found in the restaurant’s tank.
For every South Orange resident who has dreamed of owning a restaurant, or owns one now, Fernandez's experience will be required viewing.