Oheb Shalom to host LGBTQ Pride Shabbat

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Oheb Shalom Congregation will host a celebratory LGBTQ Pride Shabbat on Friday, June 3, with a community Shabbat dinner at 6:30 p.m. LGBTQ stands for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer. At 7:30 p.m., a special musical Shabbat service will feature “Sharing Our Trans & Gay Stories,” in which several members […]

Paper Mill Playhouse announces 2016 Rising Star Award nominations

MILLBURN, NJ — As one of the nation’s leading regional theaters and producing partners for Broadway, Paper Mill Playhouse has a well-earned reputation for launching both performers and shows for the Great White Way. The theater will be the recipient of this year’s Regional Theatre Tony Award. Since their inception in 1996, the Paper Mill […]

Pre-demolition work at 160 Maplewood Ave. continues

MAPLEWOOD,  NJ — Today, Friday, May 13, JMF Properties have begun installing fencing and pedestrian safeguards around 160 Maplewood Ave., the former Post Office site, which will be redeveloped into the Post House mixed-use building. The Maplewood Police Department have signs posted and will be present at the site during work time to assist with […]

Volunteers needed at Brookdale

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Volunteers are welcome for the maintenance of the Brookdale Park Rose Garden. The volunteers will be at their duties several times this month. The park will also host a 90-minute early morning bird walk that is free although donations are welcome. Join the Rose Garden team The Thursday Morning Rose Garden Team […]

Women’s Club honors Bellizzi

Women’s Club honors Bellizzi

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — The following release was sent in by the Women’s Club of Glen Ridge. On April 5, the Women’s Club of Glen Ridge bestowed an honorary membership on Dr. Angela Salanitro Bellizzi. Angela, her husband Frank, a dentist, and their two young children moved to Glen Ridge in 1975. Soon after, she […]