NCJW/Essex Center for Women … 35 years and still going strong

NCJW/Essex Center for Women … 35 years and still going strong

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Linda and Rudy Slucker NCJW/Essex Center for Women is celebrating its 35th anniversary this year, helping women find a safe and nurturing place to go as a resource for self-improvement and self-empowerment. The center’s environment fosters networking and offers resources for women who are in transition in their lives or careers. […]

Irvington suffers third homicide of 2016

IRVINGTON, NJ — The township suffered its third homicide of the year Thursday, Oct. 13, on Montgomery Street. According to a press release from acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray and Irvington police Director Tracy Bowers, the Essex County Prosecutor’s Major Crimes Task Force and the Irvington Police Department are investigating the incident in […]

NJAW reminds customers to conserve while drought warning is in effect

VOORHEES, NJ — The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection has issued a drought warning for the following 14 counties: Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Ocean, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex, Union and Warren. The drought warning designation is an exercise of the DEP’s non-emergency authority and aims to reduce the likelihood or severity […]

New batch of WOHS students participate in intergenerational oral history program

WEST ORANGE, NJ — For the seventh year, the Jewish Historical Society of New Jersey will be offering the oral history intergenerational program, “HIStory, HErstory: Gaining a Deeper Understanding of History Using Personal Accounts,” at Daughters of Israel. More than 200 ninth-grade honor students from West Orange High School have participated in this program. “My […]

Life in Transition? The RISE Institute can help

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Reaching Into Self-Empowerment is a program offered at the NCJW/Essex Center for Women that will help you achieve your goals, transform your fears, improve your coping skills, gain strength from past experiences and much more. This upcoming RISE program will be held on six consecutive Tuesdays, beginning Nov. 8, from 10 a.m. […]

Siegel to discuss Israel’s solution to its water problem at TSTI

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The Israel Involvement Committee at Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel in South Orange and the Community Relations Committee of the Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ will co-host a talk by Seth M. Siegel, a writer, activist and entrepreneur, on Monday, Nov. 7, at 7 p.m. Siegel will discuss the transformative agricultural and […]

WOHS Marching Mountaineers win Group 5A State Championship

WOHS Marching Mountaineers win Group 5A State Championship

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange High School Marching Mountaineers won the Group 5A State Championship on Oct. 22 at Rutgers University, continuing a successful and stellar competition season for the band and its “Defying Gravity” routine. With a score of 93.613, the Mountaineers not only won the state championship but also took caption […]

Assembly approves giving Judiciary Committee subpoena power to investigate NJ Transit

TRENTON, NJ — The N.J. Assembly on Oct. 20 voted 71-0 to launch an investigation into the safety and financial practices of NJ Transit, giving the Assembly Judiciary Committee subpoena power to conduct an inquiry, according to a press release. The Judiciary panel is working on the inquiry with the Senate Legislative Oversight Committee; this […]

NJ Transit bus and passenger vehicle collide

NEWARK, NJ — The Newark Department of Public Safety reported that an NJ Transit bus and a passenger vehicle collided at the intersection of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Market Street on Oct. 24. At approximately 4:33 a.m., the bus was traveling eastbound on Market Street and the passenger vehicle, a silver 1996 Honda […]

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