SeniorStudio begins 4th year in Maplewood

SeniorStudio begins 4th year in Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Beginning its fourth year of sponsorship by the township of Maplewood, SeniorStudio is an innovative program that includes eight weeks of formal studio art lessons with a curriculum specially created for seniors, culminating in a final project and a specially curated trip to Newark Museum. “This has been a highly successful, well-run […]

WOCC to hold 2019 Community Awards Dinner

WOCC to hold 2019 Community Awards Dinner

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Chamber of Commerce have announced that the keynote speakers for the annual Community Awards Dinner on Monday, May 13, at 6 p.m. at Mayfair Farms, 481 Eagle Rock Ave. in West Orange, will be husband and wife, Justin and Ami McClure, the parents of famous YouTubers Ava and […]

Little hands make a big difference at ‘Kids for Kids’

Little hands make a big difference at ‘Kids for Kids’

MILLBURN, NJ — Proving that little hands can make a big difference, more than 125 children and parents, along with members of the Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills, took part in the seventh annual “Kids for Kids,” a children’s volunteer event organized by JLOSH in partnership with area nonprofit organizations. Together these […]

Collective giving group seeks members

Collective giving group seeks members

MONTCLAIR, NJ — Impact100 Essex, a collective philanthropic group founded and funded by women in Essex County, announced the April 30 deadline for new members to register for the 2019 class. Members jointly fund the Impact100 Essex annual grant and participate in a range of activities to support nonprofits in Essex County. The 2019 membership […]

County to partner with local charitable organizations

County to partner with local charitable organizations

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. announced April 8 that the county is participating in 11 special partnerships to increase awareness about and help raise funds for the American Cancer Society, American Heart Association, the Arc of Essex County, the New Jersey Children Alliance, STOP for Nikhil, The Valerie Fund, the […]

HNA meeting to feature Robert Roe

HNA meeting to feature Robert Roe

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Maplewood Health Officer Robert Roe will speak at the Hilton Neighborhood Association’s Thursday, April 18, meeting at 7:30 p.m. at the DeHart Community Center, 120 Burnett Ave. Roe will discuss spring and summer health issues, and ways to keep neighborhoods free of pet waste. A question-and-answer session will follow. Additionally, HNA member […]

EO man commits health care fraud

NEWARK, NJ — On April 12, an Essex County man admitted his role in a conspiracy to submit false and fraudulent insurance claims for out-of-network chiropractic services that were never performed, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Keasam Johnson, 35, of East Orange, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Claire C. Cecchi in Newark federal court […]

‘Savor the Arts’ at SOPAC

‘Savor the Arts’ at SOPAC

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — A crescendo of Spanish romance will soon descend upon the Loft at SOPAC. On Monday, April 29, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., Garden State Kitchen, Benjamin Garrison of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage and Edible Jersey will host “Savor the Arts – El Segundo Plato.” Several of New Jersey’s finest Latin food […]

Inaugural Catholic Writers Retreat to be held at SHU

Inaugural Catholic Writers Retreat to be held at SHU

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Father Peter Stravinskas of the Priestly Society of Blessed John Henry Cardinal Newman will host the first-ever Catholic Writers Retreat at Seton Hall University in the interest of teaching fiction and nonfiction writers how to infuse Catholic values and terminology into their work. The retreat, which runs from June 7 to […]

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