Seton Hall University dean named to Catholic Charities board of the Archdiocese of Newark

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Seton Hall University’s School of Diplomacy and International Relations has announced the appointment of Dean Andrea Bartoli to the board of trustees of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Newark. As a member of the board, Bartoli will collaborate on the overall governance of the organization, which plays an important role […]

Junior League of Montclair-Newark Inc. to host Spring Gala

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Junior League of Montclair-Newark Inc. invites the community and partners for an evening of dinner, drinks, dancing and a silent auction at its 95th anniversary Spring Gala. This year’s theme is “Venetian Masquerade Ball.” The gala will be Saturday, April 23, from 7 to 11 p.m. at the Montclair Golf […]

District Jazz Concert wows crowd

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The District Jazz Concert, held Feb. 23 at Liberty Middle School, played to a full house of appreciative family and community members who came away in awe of the musical talent in the West Orange School District. Students in grades six through 12 performed in the annual jazz concert with their […]

Rachel Coalition seeks volunteers for court advocate program

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Rachel Coalition, a partnership of nine Northern New Jersey organizations working together to provide services and support programs for victims of domestic violence in Essex and Morris counties, is seeking volunteers for its court advocate program. This 40-hour hands-on training program educates participants to assist domestic violence victims with emotional […]

WSOU 89.5 FM to help Killswitch Engage take over NYC

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — WSOU 89.5 FM Seton Hall Pirate Radio is helping Killswitch Engage take New York City by storm with a weeklong series of concerts presented by the legendary heavy metal radio station. As a part of its 30th anniversary concert series, WSOU presents Killswitch Engage for their five-day “take over” in New York from […]

Animals bring joy to Green Hill

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Green Hill has had a long history of pet therapy programs with elders, according to a recent release. There are resident animals that make up the Green Hill family, including cats, rabbits and birds, as well as dog pet visitors from staffers families. Community Life Assistant Karen Gyetvay’s therapy dog, visits […]

Senate advances ‘Puppy mill’ bill that intends to help prevent inhumane treatment of dogs and cats

TRENTON, NJ — Legislation authored by Sen. Raymond Lesniak that would help control the abusive treatment of dogs and cats and protect purchasers was approved by a Senate committee Thursday. The bill, S-63, would prohibit the sale of pets from “puppy mills” in New Jersey, including commercial sales by pet stores of puppies and kittens from large-scale […]

East Orange receives money from CDBG, ESG programs

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr., fifth from left, announced that Isaiah House from East Orange was among 16 Essex County municipalities and 39 non-profit community organizations that received a total of $4.5 million from the Community development Block Grant program and the Emergency Shelter Grant program on Tuesday, March […]

WOHS Adaptive iSTEM class to be featured on ‘Classroom Close-Up’

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange High School Adaptive iSTEM — Integrative Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics — program will be featured on the Emmy Award-winning television series “Classroom Close-Up” on March 5. The class was filmed in December 2015 as part of the show’s series highlighting innovative projects in New Jersey public schools. […]