West Orange Chronicle – September 2017

9-28: Flag raising celebrates town’s diversity

9-28: Council eliminates alternate side parking on Franklin

9-21: Abbott says 5th capt. will bring positive change to PD

9-21: 800 come together to ‘STOP for Nikhil’

9-21: BOE lauds Edison Central Six staff for strides made

9-21: Friends to hold its second book sale this coming weekend

9-14: West Orange singer to help teach master class in NYC

9-14: Jazz and Brew Fest boasts impressive lineup for Sept. 16

9-14: 16 years later, Essex still remembers

9-7: Sixth jitney route serving more of town launches

9-7: Unity Rally draws crowd on Labor Day

9-7: Help West Orange break the silence on ovarian cancer

9-7: Local businessman holds fundraiser for W.O. family

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News-Record of Maplewood and South Orange – September 2017

9-28: ‘Cut Loose’ and let your hair down at the Pierro Gallery

9-28: Village greets newcomers, shows what makes SO great

9-21: Oysterfest draws 2,000 to The Woodland

9-21: SHU partners with nonprofit, SOMSD hopes to be next

9-14: CHSSF works to keep sending SOMA students to college

9-14: 16 years later, Essex still remembers

9-7: Ficarra ready to roll up sleeves, get to work in district

West Orange Chronicle – July/August 2017

8-31: With scams on the rise, know the signs and stay secure

8-31: PAL raises $8,000 at 23rd golf fundraiser

8-31: Salimbeno to helm new pre-school named for colleague

8-24: WO community gathers for candlelit vigil

8-24: 27-year resident becomes new WO municipal judge

8-24: Local team’s documentary to be aired on PBS on Aug. 31

8-17: Marching Mountaineers prep for season

8-17: Shillelagh Club removes damaged trees, neighbors upset

8-10: Arts Council to celebrate Latin, Hispanic culture

8-10: Tweens learn to speak in public at program in WOPL

8-3: W.O. rocks in several ways this summer

8-3: NJAI has summer fun planned for the OSPAC stage

8-3: Drug prevention training for police expands to New Jersey

7-27: For 4th year, Tamil community gathers in West Orange

7-27: WO Council votes 4-1 to build skate park 

 

News-Record of Maplewood and South Orange – August 2017

8-31: With scams on the rise, know the signs and stay secure

8-31: BOE introduces new MS social studies curriculum

8-24: CHS marching band rises ‘From the Ashes’ in new routine

8-24: Local team’s documentary to be aired on PBS on Aug. 31

8-17: Maplewood Farmers Market remains township fixture

8-10: New task force takes on local business codes in village

8-10: SO raises large flag in solidarity with trans community

8-3: Classic card expands from South Orange into Maplewood

8-3: Drug prevention training for police expands to New Jersey

Music in Transit – JRNL 41 Photo Essay

Grand Central Station wasn’t left without a subway performer over the weekend as Gimagua, a brother duo, brought their flamenco guitars to the Times Square shuttle line.

 

The ACE subway stop in Penn Station was full of music courtesy of Guitar Ron on Friday. “Have a good weekend, New York!” he yelled as commuters ran to catch the subway.

 

At one end of Penn Station’s main hallway near the 123 subway, violinist Susan Keser serenaded riders of the Long Island Rail Road. “You’ll know this if you like ‘Game of Thrones,’” she said before launching into the theme song.

 

The popularity of Susan Keser is evident as a woman drops a dollar in her container near the 123 subway entrance in Penn Station.

 

A member of the MTA Music Under New York band Raicesgroup alternates between different types of wooden flutes at the 40th Street and 8th Avenue subway station near Times Square.

 

One of the brothers in Gimagua’s hand flies across his guitar during a subway performance on Friday afternoon.

 

“You have to pay to go to the Met,” a dancing bystander said while flamenco guitarists Gimagua performed in Grand Central Station. “These guys are free!”

Hofstra Chronicle – Fall 2016

12-13: Bundles of hope from Brittany’s baskets

12-13: Blown Away by Hofstra Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band

12-6: Coming Full Circle with ‘Gilmore Girls’

11-8: A First Look at ‘Gilmore Girls’

11-1: Club Spotlight: Say ‘hola’ to Hofstra’s Organization of Latin Americans

10-4: Meet the Moderators: Elaine Quijano, Vice Presidential Debate

9-27: Ghosts of Debates Past

9-27: Parks and Rec Parallels 2016 Election

9-27: The art of politics: How editorial cartoons can influence voters