County to hold 13th annual Senior Wellness Day

County to hold 13th annual Senior Wellness Day

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The13th annual Essex County Senior Wellness Day, a free event for all county senior citizens, will be Tuesday, Sept. 18, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Codey Arena, 560 Northfield Ave. in West Orange. The Essex County Senior Wellness Day is free and open to all seniors residing in Essex […]

Bloomfield Chorale seeks new members

Bloomfield Chorale seeks new members

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Bloomfield Chorale invites interested singers to join. All voice ranges are welcome — soprano, alto, tenor and bass. Weekly rehearsals are held on Tuesdays, starting Sept. 18, from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Bloomfield Civic Center, 2nd floor, 84 Broad St., Bloomfield. Those interested may drop in at any rehearsal […]

PBS to air documentary by Bloomfield native

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Former Bloomfield resident Daniel Glick, who attended Bloomfield High School, worked at the municipal cable station WMBA, then departed for New Mexico to make a documentary, will be having that documentary aired Wednesday, Sept. 26, on NJTV, a PBS station, at 8 p.m. The name of the documentary is “A Place to Stand.” […]

Berkeley Elementary joins state breakfast program

Berkeley Elementary joins state breakfast program

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — A small fair was held on the grounds of Berkeley Elementary School on Wednesday, Aug. 29, to kickoff a big step forward. Beginning this year, children attending the school will be able to receive a free breakfast under a program called “Breakfast After the Bell.” A bill requiring districts to establish the program […]

Essex County ceremony to commemorate Sept. 11 attacks

Essex County ceremony to commemorate Sept. 11 attacks

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The public is invited to attend “Essex County Remembers,” a solemn ceremony at the Eagle Rock Sept. 11 Memorial that will mark the 17th anniversary of the tragedies in New York, Washington, D.C., and Pennsylvania. The annual ceremony will be held Tuesday, Sept. 11, at 8 a.m. in Eagle Rock Reservation […]

Former resident recalls being publicist for Woodstock

Former resident recalls being publicist for Woodstock

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Staged 49 years ago, from Aug. 15 to 18, 1969, the Woodstock music festival was a turning point for former Glen Ridge resident Dick Gersh. Already a well-regarded publicist with clients such as Jackie Gleason and Tony Bennett, Gersh said in a recent interview at Fitzgerald’s over brunch, that Woodstock helped define his […]

Asking each principal ‘What’s new at your school?’ coming school year?’

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — With Bloomfield schools scheduled to reopen Wednesday, Sept. 5, its principals have been getting everything in order. As in every September, students will encounter changes. Hopefully for them, making those changes part of a familiar and fruitful experience will be a memorable exercise. All Bloomfield principals were asked to speak about what is […]