Explore West Essex YMCA summer camps on March 6

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Families can discover all that the West Essex YMCA summer camps have to offer at an information fair on Sunday, March 6. From 3 to 5 p.m. at the YMCA, parents can speak with camp directors while children learn about astronomy with the STARLAB portable planetarium — provided by the Fairview Lake […]

Seton Hall University hosts annual Conference on Women and Gender

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — More than 260 scholars and advocates gathered for the Seton Hall University Conference on Women and Gender on Feb. 12. Sponsored by the Women and Gender Studies Program, the event featured breakout sessions with expert panels and a keynote address by sociologist Rifat Salam. An awards luncheon honored the winners of […]

Cycling for special needs services

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Teen Committee for the JCC MetroWest Cycle For Special Needs event holds up a check for $22,000 at the Sunday, Feb. 21, cycle-thon. The proceeds from the event will go toward promoting inclusion and supporting those with special needs. Pictured, from left, are Peter Guerriero of Maplewood, Chloe Christian of […]

Broadway legend Priscilla Lopez to spend week at Newark Academy

LIVINGSTON / MONTCLAIR, NJ — The Newark Academy arts department will welcome Tony Award-winning actress Priscilla Lopez as the 2016 Artist-in-Residence from Feb. 22 through 25. Lopez is best known for her part in the original production of “A Chorus Line” on Broadway, where she played the role of Diana Morales. She also won a Tony Award […]

A delicious Israeli dessert at Club TBA

LIVINGSTON, NJ — On Feb. 2 and 3, Club TBA members, of the Jewish Learning Program of Temple B’nai Abraham, created a delicious Israeli dessert. The children enjoyed making Israeli chocolate cookie truffles called Kadorei Shokolad. They customized them by rolling them in sprinkles or chocolate chips. This is a no-bake recipe great for children; […]

New exhibit “Now Doing the Talking” showcases trailblazing athletes-turned-broadcasters

UPPER MONTCLAIR – Never have televised sports become so pervasive.  In today’s ever-widening world of sports there are more games, more pre-game shows, more post-game analyses, more everything. And more and more former athletes dominate the airwaves. We take for granted the countless ex-players who transition from the playing field to the broadcast booth or […]

Rev. Ron Christian honored at his funeral

IRVINGTON, NJ — The funeral at Newark Tech School on Saturday, Nov. 7, for Rev. Ron Christian of Christian Love Baptist Church in Irvington, capped a three-day public period of mourning for the man many referred to as the “People’s Pastor.” There was a public viewing for “Rev. Ron,” as he was called, at the church […]

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