November 24, 2022

Sparta High School All- American and Varsity Cheer Captain, Ava Mazzarella, was awarded the prestigious opportunity to participate in this year's 96th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. Ava will be representing Sparta, as she gathers along with some of the most talented cheerleaders, ...

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November 18, 2022

Grace Colucci has signed her National Letter of Intent with the University of Massachusetts Amherst where she will play softball for head coach Danielle Henderson, a 2000 Olympic gold medalist and UMass alum, along with assistant coaches Mikayla Panko, another UMass alum, and Morgan ...

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November 16, 2022

On November 10, 2022, Katie Ledden, a Clark Resident and a Senior at Rutgers Preparatory School in Somerset, NJ signed a National Letter of Intent (NLI) to play Division 1 Basketball at the University of Rhode Island (URI).  Ledden originally verbally committed to URI on November 1, 2021, but could ...

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February 8, 2021

Noah Lieberman is a 7th grade student at Park Middle School in Scotch Plains. He plays the piano in the school’s jazz band and recently made distinguished honor roll.   For his mitzvah project, Noah helped 17 local families who live with food insecurity through the Rotary Club of Westfield's ...

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December 23, 2019

Please help Kai & Hunter with their b'nai mitzvah project collecting new and used soccer equipment for Beyond the Walls.  See attached flyer for more details.  

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December 6, 2019

Mazel Tov to Meg and Jack Lynn who became B'nai Mitzvah on November 16, 2019.  Meg and Jack and their family are proud members of MAKOMnj.  Services were conducted by Rabbi Ellie Miller.

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July 6, 2020

John and Jennifer Welke, of Hamilton, have welcomed their new baby boy, John Dominic Welke, Jr. to their family.  John was born at Penn Medicine in Princeton on July 1 at 1:44 pm weighing 7 pounds, 14 ounces.  He joins the family as the younger brother to a four-year old ...

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September 16, 2019

With grateful hearts we welcome our newest bundle of joy. Ace Carter Bermeo was born July 23, 2019, weighing in at 7 lbs 4 oz, 19 inches long. He is overwhelmingly welcomed by parents Jack & Sophia and proud brothers Jack & Zackary Bermeo. 

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August 21, 2019

The BReeze owner Audrey Levine Blumberg and her husband Marc are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Devorah Arielle, Feb. 13. Devorah was born a healthy 8 lbs, 2 oz., and 20-and-three-quarter inches. She joins big sister Shayna Whitney, 3. Both Devorah and Audrey are healthy and happy, ...

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November 15, 2022

Mrs. Gloria Peters from East Orange NJ celebrated her 85th birthday with her friend of 50 years Madeline Rolling and family on October 21st. Gloria a proud lifelong homeowner and resident of East Orange, with brief stints living in Orange and Newark, is a very active founding member of Imani ...

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October 28, 2022

Mother Estelle L. Nelson will be celebrating her 107th birthday at Rose of Sharon Community Church, 825 W. 7th Street in Plainfield, on Sunday, October 30, 2022, at 10 a.m. All are invited to attend and to help us thank God for the 107 years with which he has blessed her.

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August 24, 2022

Family, friends and residents wish Gerry Gemian a very happy 100th birthday as he was honored at the Montville Township Committee meeting on August 23, 2022.

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May 20, 2022

The Montville Township High School Class of 1975’s 47th class reunion will be held at the Hanover Manor on July 16, 2022. Graduates of MTHS classes of 1972, 1973, 1974, 1976 and 1977 are also invited.  The Reunion Committee appreciates the efforts of readers to reach out to friends and family ...

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December 30, 2019

ROXBURY, NJ – Members of the Roxbury High School Class of 2009 gathered recently for a fun-filled reunion that included a tribute to a classmate who died this year. The get-together, which took place at The Chandelier in Flanders, drew about 100 people. It was organized, during the past six ...

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August 25, 2019

ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury High School Class of 1959 gathered in Succasunna on Saturday, sixty years after graduating. Nice weather greeted the gang that showed up to meet under the pavilion at Horseshoe Lake Park. Many of the classmates - who attended high school in what is now Lincoln-Roosevelt ...

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October 11, 2022

Anthony Scarlata, BRHS '21 graduate, has earned a placement on the Gabelli School of Business Dean's List at Fordham University for the Fall 2021-Spring 2022 academic year.

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July 14, 2022

Springfield resident Gabriella Lipkin has made the Dean's List at Binghamton University's Harpur College of Arts & Sciences for the Spring semester 2022.  This was her second consecutive Dean's List honor. To qualify for the Dean's List, the student must maintain a 3.5 or better GPA for the ...

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June 28, 2022

James Cirillo, Scotch Plains resident and a member of SPFHS class of 2020, was named to the spring 2022 Dean's List of the University of Pittsburgh's Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences. Dietrich School students whose academic performance indicate outstanding achievement are recognized on the ...

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November 11, 2022

Stacey Maisch, from the New Providence Memorial Library, was awarded a P.E.O. Program for Continuing Education Grant from the P.E.O. Sisterhood. She was sponsored by P.E.O. Chapter AS of Westfield. The P.E.O. Program for Continuing Education was established in 1973 to provide need-based grants ...

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January 4, 2020

Congratulations to Elizabeth Valverde and Damen Van Ginneken on their engagement! Elizabeth is a poet and educator while Damen is the owner of The Underdog Lounge in Haledon. Elizabeth and Damen share a love of boxing and a passion for reviving the arts in Paterson.

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October 9, 2019

Janna and Igor Stoul of Montville are excited to announce the engagement of their daughter Val Stoul to Lulzim Menoski, son of Pajo and Lulzime Menoski of Wayne.   On June 12 of this year, Lulzim took Val on one of their favorite trips - a ride on their BMX bikes to North Cove Park in Wayne ...

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August 20, 2019

After being together for four and a half years, they have decided to make it a lifetime.  Sparta High School alumni Erin Clark and Billy Schollmeyer were engaged on July 27, 2019 at Kittatinny Valley State Park. Their love of hiking and the outdoors was evident in Billy's proposal.  While taking ...

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September 21, 2022

Congratulations to Phillipsburg High School senior Brooke Hunter. Brooke recently announced her commitment to attend Rutgers University for Cross Country / Track and Field on social media September 21, 2022. The release notes: Brooke currently holds an impressive GPA of 3.994. Brooke's ...

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April 28, 2022

Plainfield resident, Trish Elleston was crowned Miss Caribbean Queen 2022! On Friday, April 15, 2022, The Student Organization for Caribbean Awareness (SOCA) hosted a night of fun and elegance. Several beautiful young ladies shared their pride, passion, and love for their Caribbean heritage as ...

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April 25, 2022

The Junior Leaders of Hunterdon County 4-H group re-potted 115 viola flowers recently to give to Meals on Wheels clients as a nice complement with their meals. Meals on Wheels is a non-profit agency that assists the elderly and disabled in Hunterdon by delivering nutritious, hot meals to them.

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June 17, 2022

On Saturday, May 21, Cranford resident Andrew Tobin received a bachelor of science degree in international politics, cum laude, from Georgetown University’s Walsh School of Foreign Service. After interning this summer with the Department of Defense, he will return to Georgetown in the fall to ...

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June 7, 2022

Aidan Isaacson of Princeton.was among the 84 members of the graduating Class of 2022 at Gill St. Bernard's School. Diplomas were awarded at the commencement on June 5.

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June 3, 2022

Roxbury resident Hailey Inge successfully achieved Doctor of Physical Therapy from Misericordia University in Dallas, Pa. Hailey is now studying to take the exam for Board Certification and working at Wesley Village Skilled Nursing facility Post Acute Care in Pittstown, Pa., where she did her ...

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June 9, 2022

Why do we work so hard, for this? Some publications only share press releases, or cut and paste social media posts, and pass that off as original work. We're not like that, we work the traditional way - with hard work. We've got our Converse on the ground gathering local news, locally, to get ...

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March 16, 2022

Congratulations to Landauer Café on celebrating its 20-year anniversary in Towaco, NJ. Come out to enjoy some very special hand-made crêpes, smoothies, chocolates, cookies, coffees and teas and congratulate owner Christina Renfer on Thursday, March 17, which officially marks 20 years for her and ...

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December 27, 2021

The Ascolese Law Group, LLC is pleased to announce that Lisa Schulman DeSantis, Esq., has become associated with the firm in an Of Counsel role. Ms. DeSantis will focus her practice in the area of estate planning, expanding the firm’s practice areas to better serve their existing clientele and ...

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December 28, 2019

Ed Cotton, who has served previously as a member of the Paterson City Council as well as Director of  the Paterson Director of Public Works, has been appointed by Mayor Andre Sayegh to serve as a member of the member of the Passaic Valley Water Commission. 

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December 5, 2021

Ian Joshua completed United States Coast Guard Basic Training on Nov. 23, 2021, at Cape May, NJ.  During the KILO-201 Company graduation ceremony, he was promoted to the rank of Fireman and selected to join the Aids To Navigation Unit at Woods Hole, MA. Ian is a 2021 graduate of Scotch ...

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March 24, 2021

SOUDA BAY, Greece — Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Randolph Carman, from Piscataway, New Jersey, conducted sea-and-anchor detail aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69), in Souda Bay, Greece on March 20, 2021.  The IKE Carrier Strike Group is on a scheduled ...

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November 8, 2019

Lieutenant Commander John Lehmann was awarded the New Jersey Distinguished Service Medal (NJDSM) with Silver Oak Leaf Cluster for meritorious service under combat conditions during Operation Iraqi Freedom.  The NJDSM is awarded to any resident or former resident of the State of NJ who was a ...

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September 27, 2021

The Mayor invites you to Mindy's sweet 16.  Brigderton theme. 

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December 13, 2021

Eliza & Jonathan Forester married on November 11, 2021 in front of their family and friends in their hometown, Jersey City, NJ at St John the Baptist RC Church.

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June 22, 2020

The measures healthcare workers, Francesco Rizzo and James Duffy, have had to take in respect to the coronavirus pandemic during the happiest time of their lives has been, at times, surprising even to them. They had spent 528 days of wedding planning, selecting a venue, trying on tux's, and ...

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November 22, 2019

Jamal Rucks of Elizabeth took s his bride, Jasbeidy Cardenas of Linden on Friday, November 15. A wonderful "fall" themed reception was held at The Paragon Tab & Table in Clark, NJ.

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October 30, 2020

Longtime residents Jean and John Lodato of Sunnyside Manor in Wall Township are celebrating their 75th Wedding Anniversary. The loving couple met while John worked for the Naval Civil Service while Jean was a typist at an office on base. One day John came into the office where Jean worked and ...

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June 29, 2020

He delivered her mail and she couldn’t resist a man in uniform. This week we celebrate Les and Bette Bischoff’s 70th wedding anniversary. The enduring romantic love of my grandparents is as much at the heart of our family as is their farm in Oneonta, New York.   Grandma and Grandpa lived their ...

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January 1, 2020

Deborah and Fred Smith of South Orange are Happily Celebrating another wedding anniversary. They wish everyone Joy in Celebrating a New Year and New Decade.

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