Celebrate National Public Lands Day at the Thomas Edison NHP

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Thomas Edison National Historical Park will be joining national park sites around the country in celebrating National Public Lands Day with a fee free day on Saturday, Sept. 24. The Laboratory Complex at 211 Main St. will be open with regular programs beginning at 10 a.m. At 5 p.m. a very […]

Attend a seniors fall party in Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — There will be a seniors fall party on Sunday, Sept. 25, from 1 to 4 p.m. at Les Saisons B&B, 304 Elmwood Ave. in Maplewood. There will be music by the Starlighters Quartet with vocalist Joanie Murphy. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres by Chef Jesse, soft drinks, desserts, coffee and tea; alcohol is BYOB. […]

Dr. Drew Matthew Anderson

October 13, 1986-August 18, 2016    Drew Anderson, age 29, passed away Thursday, August 18, 2016, after a seizure at his home in Sedona, Arizona. His funeral service was August 26, 2016 at Greer’s Mortuary; his cremains remain with his family in Sedona.   Drew was born October 13, 1986 in Livingston, New Jersey, to […]

Selichot at Temple B’nai Abraham

LIVINGSTON, NJ — On Saturday, Sept. 24, beginning at 9 p.m., Temple B’nai Abraham will hold its observance of Selichot. Selichot, literally “forgiveness,” is the service held on the Saturday evening before Rosh Hashanah to help usher Jews into the themes of the High Holy Days. Selichot is a time of reflection and preparation. As […]

Daughters of Israel ups the ante with fun casino night

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Daughters of Israel’s Casino Night/Texas Hold’em Poker Tournament, a charity benefit for the home, took place on Thursday, Sept. 15, at the Crystal Plaza in Livingston. The fun and enjoyable event, which was chaired by Thelma Florin, was underwritten by Valley National Bank. Picture are Gerald Lipkin, chairman, president and CEO of […]

UCLA professor to speak at B’nai Abraham

LIVINGSTON, NJ — On Monday, Sept. 26, at 7 p.m., Temple B’nai Abraham Adult Learning presents professor David Myers, who teaches in the history department at UCLA; his topic will be “Jewish History and Jewish Memory.” “We Jews are interested in our history. But what we call our history is often our collective memory and […]

Bill to require NJ Transit to notify public prior to service reduction is now law

TRENTON, NJ — A bill Assembly Democrats Wayne P. DeAngelo, Raj Mukherji, Valerie Vainieri Huttle and John McKeon sponsored to help ensure that mass transit riders are properly informed of proposed service cuts is now law. The new law, A-227, requires NJ Transit to hold a public hearing and provide notice prior to a reduction […]

Seton Hall rises again in U.S. News & World Report’s rankings

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — U.S. News & World Report’s 2017 America’s Best Colleges guide has ranked Seton Hall University among the top tier of national universities, and put the school on its list of “A Plus Schools for B Students.” For 2017, Seton Hall’s ranking rose for the sixth consecutive year to 118th among the […]

Yogi Berra Museum to host ‘Celebration of Life’ on Sept. 25

Free family festival will honor remarkable life and legacy of Yogi Berra, one year after his passing

UPPER MONTCLAIR, NJ – A free, family-friendly festival of art, baseball and other kids’ activities will be held at the Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center on Sunday, Sept. 25 to help celebrate the life and legacy of one of America’s most beloved and legendary sports figures. The “Celebration of Life” will include magicians, mascots, […]