Molotov cocktail hurled at Bloomfield synagogue; Clifton man arrested

Molotov cocktail hurled at Bloomfield synagogue; Clifton man arrested

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — On Sunday, Jan. 29 — just two days after International Holocaust Remembrance Day — antisemitism was on clear display in Essex County, when an unknown individual hurled a Molotov cocktail at Temple Ner Tamid in Bloomfield. A Passaic County man was arrested Feb. 1 for the crime, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger […]

Tillet to speak at South Orange–Maplewood Adult School

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The South Orange–Maplewood Adult School will present Pulitzer Prize–winning critic Salamishah Tillet, an Orange native, on Wednesday, Feb. 15, at 7 p.m. at Columbia High School, 17 Parker Ave. Register online at tinyurl.com/5n8rhwdw.  “The Story of an American Masterpiece” is a public lecture and conversation based Tillet’s life-changing experiences reading and then […]

Columbia High School students win at the Ramapo College Film Festival

Columbia High School students win at the Ramapo College Film Festival

MAHWAH, NJ — Columbia High School students recently won awards at the Ramapo College Film Festival.  Junior Jarrett Jackson and senior Joshua Apostolico won the Best Screenplay Award for their film “Tardy!” This is the first time Columbia High School students have won this award at Ramapo. Jackson Apostolico also starred in the film, with […]

Lowrey and Villar elected to helm New Jersey PAC board

Lowrey and Villar elected to helm New Jersey PAC board

NEWARK, NJ — Charles F. Lowrey Jr., chairperson and CEO of Prudential Financial, and Carmen Villar, vice president of social business innovation for Merck & Co., have been elected co-chairpersons of the board of directors at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center, the arts center announced Jan. 24. Lowrey will be the third Prudential chairperson […]

Bloomfield College’s nursing program ranks well against other NJ schools

Bloomfield College’s nursing program ranks well against other NJ schools

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Registerednursing.org recently recognized Bloomfield College as No. 15 out of 49 New Jersey nursing programs in its ranking of the “Best Nursing Programs in New Jersey” that offer an Associate, Bachelor of Science or direct-entry Master of Science degree in nursing. A review of BSN programs, specifically, ranks the College as No. […]

NJ launches expanded Potential Lead Exposure Mapping tool

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey’s Department of Community Affairs, in partnership with the Department of Health and the Department of Environmental Protection, announced Jan. 24 the launch of an expanded version of the Potential Lead Exposure Mapping, or PLEM, tool, which provides new publicly available data that indicate potential sources of lead exposure. The tool […]

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