NJ Transit partners with Edge4Vets to connect veterans to jobs

NJ Transit partners with Edge4Vets to connect veterans to jobs

NEWARK, NJ — NJ Transit is leading an effort to address veteran unemployment during the COVID-19 crisis by partnering with the nationally successful Edge4Vets jobs preparation program to prepare and connect New Jersey veterans, National Guard members, transitioning military service personnel and their spouses to careers in transportation, according to a Feb. 16 press release. […]

Maplewoodstock postponed to Oct. 2 and 3

Maplewoodstock postponed to Oct. 2 and 3

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — With both sadness and optimism, the organizers of Maplewoodstock have announced that the annual music festival is being postponed to Oct. 2 and 3.  “While we are all encouraged by the fact that vaccines are now being rolled out, we are also concerned about the variants that are surfacing,” the Maplewoodstock Volunteer […]

JFS provides Holocaust survivors a virtual celebration for Tu Bishvat

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — A snowy day in January didn’t stop 30 members of Cafe Europa, including 24 Holocaust survivors, from joining virtually for a “celebration of trees” for Tu Bishvat. Farmer Tina Miller, from Grow It Green Morristown, provided a micro green planting demonstration that inspired several survivors to try their own. Cafe Europa […]

Crime Stoppers reward offered in fatal hit and run

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore Stephens II announced Dec. 22 that Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura’s Crime Stoppers Program is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the person responsible for a fatal hit-and-run incident. On the evening of Nov. 6, Kenneth Felton, […]

CDI and partners demonstrate better, faster COVID-19 antibody testing

CDI and partners demonstrate better, faster COVID-19 antibody testing

NUTLEY, NJ — A more efficient and much faster method to assess high levels of neutralizing antibodies to COVID-19 could point the way to better understanding and treatment of the disease, according to new published findings by scientists from the Hackensack Meridian Center for Discovery and Innovation in Nutley and the University of Michigan. A […]

Connolly Drive in Glen Ridge

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — The Joseph T. Connolly Drive, a townwide, semiannual clothing and household goods collection drive sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Glen Ridge and Glen Ridge High School Key Club, will be Saturday, Nov. 21, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the high school parking lot, 200 Ridgewood Ave. in Glen […]

Protecting the smiles of those who have served

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Leff & Link Dentistry at Valley Arts Dental in West Orange will serve the veteran community on Wednesday, Nov. 11, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The dentists will be providing everything from exams, fillings, cleanings and extractions — all free of charge to veterans. For more information or to book […]

‘#MeToo and the Jews’ at Oheb Shalom

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Sexual harassment continues to plague society. So, why is there a large proportion of Jewish men named regarding sexual misconduct and aggression? Temple Oheb Shalom, located in South Orange, will host a panel to attempt to answer this question. The panel, “#MeToo and the Jews,” will be Sunday, Oct. 25, at […]

Halloween carnival celebration for Bloomfield families

Halloween carnival celebration for Bloomfield families

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Halloween doesn’t have to be canceled this year! On Saturdays, Oct. 24 and 31, whimsical character entertainment company Bella Princess and the Oakeside Cultural Center in Bloomfield will partner to offer families a Spooktacular Wonderland Carnival, hosted by Alice in Wonderland and featuring a cast of familiar friendly and spooky — but […]

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