‘Promedy’ promises lots of laughs

Photos by Milly Gonzalez
Students rehearse for upcoming production of “Promedy.”

KEARNY –  What happens when a student government leader, theater geek, science whiz nerd, cheerleader, newspaper hound and football jocks, among others, get together to plan a prom? Well, they come up with a theme and then romantic intangibles and intrigue enter into the equation and … you have “Promedy,”… Continue Reading

Thoughts & Views: What about our homeless people?


It’s rather interesting that the terror attacks in Paris a few weeks ago have opened up a discussion in this country that largely gets overlooked — homelessness. It’s become an issue in the United States because politicians across the globe are now debating whether it’s truly safe to admit… Continue Reading

Lawmaker charged with taking bribe

Elias Chalet

BLOOMFIELD – Bloomfield Councilman Elias N. Chalet was arrested last week and charged with allegedly soliciting and accepting a $15,000 bribe from a local businessman, promising to guarantee that the township would proceed with its planned purchase of the man’s commercial property, N.J. Attorney General John J. Hoffman reported. Chalet, 53,… Continue Reading

Lyndhurst girls’ volleyball enjoys best season ever

Photo courtesy Emily Ringen
The Lyndhurst girls’ volleyball team won 21 matches this season, setting a new school record for wins in a season

The Lyndhurst High School girls’ volleyball team enjoyed the best season in school’s history, winning 21 matches and advancing to the NJSIAA Group I sectional quarterfinals for the first time. “These girls work hard every single day,” said Lyndhurst first-year head coach Steve Valhalla. “We moved some players around and it… Continue Reading