Activities are ongoing in downtown Bloomfield

Activities are ongoing in downtown Bloomfield

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Bloomfield Center Alliance is still presenting Cruise Nights and promoting the Bloomfield Farmers Market every week in the town center. An end of summer block party is also on the schedule. • Cruise Nights car shows, sponsored by the BCA, will continue on Wednesday nights through August from 6 to 9 […]

NCJW/Essex sponsors good homework practices seminar

LIVINGSTON, NJ — September is the perfect month to start your child off with a good approach to homework. On Tuesday, Sept. 13, from 10 to 11:30 a.m., Rachel Kandel, who has a doctorate in clinical psychology and a private practice in New York, will discuss the purpose of homework, common homework problems and how […]

Man shot in Valley suffers non-life-threatening injuries

WEST ORANGE, NJ — A West Orange man injured in an Aug. 14 shooting in the Valley was transported to University Hospital in Newark with non-life threatening injuries, police said in a press release sent to the Chronicle on Aug. 17. Officers responded to a complaint of shots fired in the area of Valley Road […]

Greenhouse space available to Maplewood residents for 2016-2017 season

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Applications for rental space in the Rahner Greenhouse will be received in the Maplewood Municipal Building on Thursday, Sept. 8, from 6 to 7 p.m.; doors to the Town Hall Meeting Room will be opened at 4 p.m. The allocation of spaces will be made in the order in which applicants arrive […]

Casino Night for Daughters of Israel

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Daughters of Israel will host a benefit Casino Night on Thursday, Sept. 15, from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Crystal Plaza, 305 West Northfield Road in Livingston. Admission is charged. For more information or to sign up, visit

South Orange to conduct impaired driving enforcement crackdown

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — New Jersey’s largest annual drunken driving crackdown will be here soon, according to an Aug. 15 release from the South Orange Police Department. Law enforcement officers from the South Orange Police Department will be participating in the 2016 Labor Day statewide “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign. Beginning Aug. 19 […]

Elizabeth Ann Morris

“President of Tierney Agency in Montclair” Elizabeth Ann Morris (nee Dailey), 75, of Glen Ridge, passed away on Monday August 15, 2016 at Columbus Hospital in Newark.    Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral from the O’Boyle Funeral Home, 309 Broad St. Bloomfield on Saturday at 9:30 AM. The funeral mass will […]

Meet the supervisor: Stephanie Suriano, supervisor of science for grades K through 12

WEST ORANGE, NJ — STEM-related careers are expected to grow at a rate almost twice the rate of non-STEM-related careers through 2018, according to a release from the West Orange School District. In response, the West Orange School District is launching new curriculum, clubs and activities to prepare students for 21st-century jobs. Enter Stephanie Suriano, […]

New Jersey author to speak at NCJW/Essex ‘Books and Bites’ event

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Author Lisa Cocca will lead a discussion about her first published novel, “Providence,” on Thursday, Sept. 15, at the “Books and Bites” discussion group hosted by the National Council of Jewish Women, Essex County. “Providence” — the story of four generations of females forging a relationship built on need, love and respect […]