Become a charter member of the WO Community Band

Become a charter member of the WO Community Band

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Attention all area band musicians! Are you an active musician looking for a place to play? Are you looking for a reason to pull your instrument out of the closet and start playing again? Do you want to recapture your days playing in concert band in high school or college? Join […]

2019 county budget to allocate funds to legal services for ICE detainees

2019 county budget to allocate funds to legal services for ICE detainees

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. and the Board of Chosen Freeholders recently announced that the 2019 Essex County budget will include an allocation of $750,000 to create a Legal Services Fund to provide representation to ICE detainees at the Essex County Correctional Facility. “We are pleased to join with the […]

MSU African drumming residency enters 2nd year at Seth Boyden

MSU African drumming residency enters 2nd year at Seth Boyden

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Montclair State University’s African Drumming Ensemble had Seth Boyden School’s third-grade staff and students on their feet dancing and drumming their way into the start of a second partnership year on March 8. Led by John J. Cali School of Music adjunct faculty member Robert Levin, this event celebrated Seth Boyden School’s […]

TSTI offers many programs in April

TSTI offers many programs in April

SOUTH ORANGE, — Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel, located at 432 Scotland Road in South Orange, will host the following programs in April, which are open to all. On Wednesdays, April 3 and 17, May 8 and 22, and June 5 and 19, at 9 a.m., learn how to practice different types of meditation, focusing on the […]

DiVincenzo signs Project Labor Agreement for parking decks

DiVincenzo signs Project Labor Agreement for parking decks

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. and local construction trades unions announced that two project labor agreements were signed on Monday, March 11. The agreements ensure that union members will be hired to work on the development of parking decks at Turtle Back Zoo in West Orange and the Essex County […]

Hindu dignitary to discuss religious harmony at SHU

Hindu dignitary to discuss religious harmony at SHU

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Seton Hall University’s Institute for Communication and Religion will host Swami Sarvapriyananda — the leader of the oldest Hindu organization in the United States — for a special discussion on how to foster religious harmony in an increasingly diverse and divisive society on Thursday, March 28, from 11 a.m. to 1 […]

Maplewood-South Orange Wrestling Club enjoys historic resurgence

Maplewood-South Orange Wrestling Club enjoys historic resurgence

MAPLEWOOD/SOUTH ORANGE, NJ – Youth wrestling in Maplewood and South Orange is experiencing an historic resurgence. The MSO Cougar Wrestling Club, sponsored by the Maplewood Recreation Department, had its largest enrollment this season since the mid-1990s. Its middle school wrestlers had the winningest team record since then also, along with the most Essex County place-winners […]

Historian to reflect on Israel’s past and future at TBA

Historian to reflect on Israel’s past and future at TBA

LIVINGSTON, NJ — On Thursday, March 28, at 7:30 p.m., at Temple B’nai Abraham, 300 E. Northfield Road in Livingston, David N. Myers will explore Israel’s past and future. Myers is a professor of Jewish history at UCLA and board president of the New Israel Fund. This lecture is supported by the Bloom Family Memorial […]