Monday, May 6, 2013
Officials say rescue squad evaluated intoxicated concert-goers attending university's Spring Fling concert and transported to area hospitals.
Officials at Seton Hall University’s Spring Fling Concert reported 13 people were taken to area hospitals after they became intoxicated, according to a published report. Although no one was seriously injured at the event, university spokeswoman Laurie Pine told NJ.com, it is unclear if any of the concert-goers were students. The concert-goers were evaluated by the South Orange Rescue Squad prior to being transferred to East Orange General Hospital or St. Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, the report said. One student was also taken to a hospital from a residence hall after he was found to be intoxicated, Pine told NJ.com. In a statement, Pine said "The university takes seriously its policies around the possession and consumption of …
Thursday, April 11, 2013
Locals charge that South Orange Avenue will become crowded and noisy; quality of life will suffer
Seton Hall University's plan to build a new University Center has drawn ire from nearby residents. A number of locals have launched and signed a petition to ask town officials to hold off on granting permission for the project. As planned, says the petition, the construction will "have a detrimental effect on a large part of the open space along South Orange Avenue and the neighborhoods surrounding it." Specifically, the construction includes a two-lane service road that runs parallel to South Orange Avenue. The road ends in a turn-around circle and a loading dock. The construction plans (attached) suggest that trees and grass that now fronts South Orange Avenue will give way to paving. South Orange representatives informed trustees of …
Monday, April 1, 2013
The interactive map below has information on all 29 baseball players from North Jersey who are playing professional baseball in 2013.
"It's like Christmas, except it's warmer." - Pete Rose on baseball's Opening Day It's that time of year again. The day when hope springs eternal for baseball fans across the country and anything seems possible, even for a Pittsburgh Pirates fan like me. As Opening Day gets underway Monday, four players with North Jersey ties will suit up and don uniforms for major league teams. Another 20 will start their professional seasons in the minors, with the dream of some day making it to — or, in some cases, back to — The Show. All four North Jerseyans breaking camp with major league teams in 2013 are pitchers. Detroit Tigers starter Rick Porcello, a former first-round pick who made his major league debut at the ripe age of 20, is the best …
Monday, February 11, 2013
Pope Benedict XVI's resignation inspired response by a Seton Hall faculty member who is also a priest
In response to Monday's announcement that Pope Benedict XVI would resign at the end of February, Msgr. John A. Radano, of Seton Hall University's School of Theology made a statement expressing both surprise and gratitude: Pope Benedict XVI’s Resignation: an initial reaction The news of Pope Benedict XVI’s resignation came as a surprise. The first reaction to this announcement is to express a word of deep gratitude to the Holy Father for his eight years of service to the Catholic Church as Bishop of Rome. He brought to that work his great expertise as a theologian, his deep concern for the pastoral needs of people, and a sense of ecumenical responsibility for seeking the unity of divided Christians, and building bridges of understanding …
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Jennifer Egan will be featured author at Poetry-In-The-Round on Jan. 23.
Wednesday, January 16
The following information is from Seton Hall University: Jennifer Egan, 2011 Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist of A Visit from the Goon Squad, will be the featured author for Seton Hall University’s Poetry-In-The-Round on Wednesday, Jan. 23, at 7 p.m. in the Chancellor’s Suite in the University Center at 400 South Orange Avenue, South Orange, NJ. In addition to being awarded the Pulitzer, A Visit from the Goon Squad won the National Book Critics Circle award for fiction, was nominated for the National Book Award for Fiction and for the Pen/Faulkner award, and was short listed for the Orange Prize for Fiction. Egan is a recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Fiction, and a Dorothy and Lewis B. …
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Three Seton Hall students were arrested for removing a stop sign
Three Seton Hall University students were arrested for dragging away a portable sign used in the aftermath of hurricane Sandy. Elizabeth Lucas, 20, Steven Bauernfeind, 20, and Tyler Robert, 20, were arrested on Nov. 10 at 1:20 a.m., according to South Orange police. The three students were seen removing a portable stop sign at the intersection of Ward Place and Irvington Ave. The sign was standing in for a traffic light, which wasn't in operation due to power failures in the area.
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
South Orange and Maplewood residents walked through downtown South Orange Tuesday night as businesses reopened to a hungry crowd.
Some Maplewood and South Orange residents were still without power as of Tuesday night but they won't let Sandy keep them from a good meal. The Achee family went to Village Trattoria for a few slices of pizza while their home remains in the dark. Seton Hall University students said they were surprised to see downtown South Orange bustling with open businesses. A group of Freshman students said they didn't lose power and felt safe from the storm in the shelter of their dorm rooms. They were enjoying the day off from class Tuesday night and said tomorrow is for finishing those papers and watching more movies — a welcome break from school.
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Seton Hall University in South Orange hosts one of only 36 American exorcists
The exorcist of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis will visit South Orange. Father Vincent Lampert, one of only 36 exorcists in the United States, will speak at Seton Hall University on Wednesday October 31, 2012 at 8:30pm in the Main Lounge of the University Center. Lampert has been a part of three genuine possessions in the US, and has witnessed and assisted in many exorcisms while studying exorcism in Rome, under Father Carmine DeFilippis. Lampert, a Vatican-trained exorcist, was appointed by Archbishop Daniel M. Buechlein to the office of exorcist. He also serves as the pastor of SS. Francis and Clare of Assisi Parish in Greenwood, Indiana. There is no admission fee or registration required.
Thursday, September 27, 2012
Two Seton Hall University students were arrested
South Orange police confiscated 45 bags of marijuana, related drug paraphernalia, and a pair of brass knuckles from a Seton Hall dorm room on Wednesday night. Police arrested Russell Bailey, 20, and Darrell Barnes, 19, both Seton Hall students. South Orange police arrested the two men after Seton Hall security asked them to intervene. Security officers entered Bailey's dorm room to follow up on reports a strong marijuana smell. Security officers discovered what police called a "large quantity" of marijuana and called the authorities. University officials did not comment on which dorm Bailey lives in or what possible consequences the two men face if convicted. This story will be updated as more information becomes available.
Thursday, May 24, 2012
At commencement, 1,290 graduates encouraged to continue on their journey.
Graduates of Seton Hall’s Class of 2012 were encouraged to honor their journey by finding their passion and purpose in life. Scott Chesney, a 1992 Arts and Sciences alumnus and a motivational coach and speaker, addressed the 1,290 spirited baccalaureate graduates who filled the Izod Center for the University’s 155th commencement. Chesney reminded the graduates that they had achieved something neither Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, or Steve Jobs had accomplished -- a college degree. “Life is your classroom now,” he said. Echoing Chesney’s comments, Seton Hall President A. Gabriel Esteban asked the graduates to think about their goals and identify their passions. “Where ever you go on your journey,” he added, "remember Seton Hall.” Esteban's …