West Orange announces second Restaurant Week

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Downtown West Orange Alliance will host its second Restaurant Week, kicking off March 11 and wrapping up on March 17, St. Patrick’s Day. With more than 20 of West Orange’s hottest dining establishments participating, locals and visitors to the community will get the chance to sample select dishes from a […]

JAG Physical Therapy announces new partner

WEST ORANGE, NJ — JAG Physical Therapy, headquartered in West Orange, recently announced that Joseph Persico, clinical director of the organization’s Union facility, has joined alongside John Gallucci Jr., Richard Giordano, Michael Evangelist and Jeffrey Rigby as the ownership team of the company. “I could not be more proud to announce Joseph Persico as JAG […]

Village Apts. takes applications

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Village Apartments of the Jewish Federation, a senior living community in South Orange, is expanding its residential offerings with the addition of luxury one-bedroom, one-bath apartments for adults ages 62 and older. Applications are being accepted now for the 12 units, which are opening in late fall. Applications are available in […]

Cierkowski gives back

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Through A Sip of Art, a paint and sip art studio located in West Orange that opened in 2016, Efe Cierkowski of South Orange donates a portion of her business’ sales from private parties to local charities and school PTAs. Cierkowski has donated more than $8,000 to organizations such as the […]

Winchester Gardens earns industry’s seal of approval

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Winchester Gardens, a senior living community in Maplewood, recently announced that it has once again earned the highest vote of confidence from CARF, an international nonprofit accreditor that sets standards of excellence for health and human service organizations. An organization receiving a five-year term of accreditation has voluntarily put itself through a rigorous […]

Free business workshop on state contracts and competitive purchasing

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Local business owners are invited to attend a free workshop on state contracts and competitive purchasing on Thursday, Aug. 17, from 10 a.m. to noon at McLoone’s Boathouse, 9 Cherry Lane in West Orange. This workshop is hosted by County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr., the Board of the Chosen Freeholders, and […]

Maplewood honors green businesses

Maplewood honors green businesses

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Maplewood Mayor Vic DeLuca and Township Committeeman Frank McGehee honored the local businesses that participate in the Maplewood Green Business Program on Saturday, July 29, with a green ribbon cutting and a certificate presentation. The Maplewood Green Business Program recognizes businesses that are striving to use sustainable practices in their business operations […]

Kessler receives assistance dog Irvin

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Canine Companions for Independence, a national nonprofit providing highly trained assistance dogs for children, adults and veterans with disabilities, recently announced that Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation physical therapist Katie Young received a Canine Companions facility dog. Young was matched with Irvin, a 2-year-old yellow lab/golden retriever cross who has been trained […]

Classic Card expansion in SOMA

MAPLEWOOD / SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The successful South Orange Classic Card program is expanding into Maplewood, thanks to the SOMA Two Towns for All Ages initiative. This free card for residents ages 65 and older offers discounts at local restaurants and businesses. Participating businesses will decide on a discount or other special offer for […]