County announces eight winners in photography contest

ROSELAND, NJ — Eight local residents received awards in the annual Essex County Parks Photography Contest. Winners were awarded in adult and youth categories and were recognized on Saturday, Sept. 24, during the annual Fall Family Festival at the Essex County Environmental Center in Roseland. “We congratulate the winners of the Essex County Parks Photography […]

Arts Unbound hosts Arts Accessible Festival in Cedar Grove

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Arts Unbound, in collaboration with Essex Junior Academy, a school in the Essex Regional Educational Services Commission, and Cedar Grove Superintendent Laurie Newell, will host Arts Accessible, a festival celebrating inclusion and the arts on Friday, Oct. 14. The festival unites New Jersey support coordination agencies, senior centers, and schools specializing […]

Senior citizens receive awards for amazing artworks

Senior citizens receive awards for amazing artworks

CEDAR GROVE, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. congratulated 28 Essex County artists who received awards in the annual Essex County Senior Citizens Juried Art Show on Aug. 29 at an awards ceremony at the Essex County Hospital Center in Cedar Grove. “I congratulate the winners and all the artists who participated in […]

September at Montclair Historical Society

MONTCLAIR, NJ — The Montclair Historical Society is an independent not-for-profit organization that has been dedicated to preserving, sharing and educating others about Montclair’s history since 1965. For additional information, visit www.montclairhistorical.org. Throughout the month of September, the society will hold the following events. On Friday, Sept. 9, from 3 to 7 p.m., attend the […]

NJ Transit continues quality of commute improvements at Port Authority Bus Terminal

NEWARK, NJ — Following the success of last year’s reorganization and consolidation of services within the Port Authority Bus Terminal, NJ Transit is again partnering with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey for Phase Two of improvements to the quality of commute, according to an Aug. 23 press release. Beginning Sept. 3, […]

Verona woman brings Eastern practices to Essex County

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Each week, approximately 30 local residents show up at the Cedar Grove Public Library to practice qigong, which is described by livescience.com as “an ancient Chinese exercise and healing technique that involves meditation, controlled breathing and movement exercises.” Their teacher, Verona resident Miriam Shankman, also provides classes through the Montclair Adult […]

Protect the environment and recycle your used tires

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — The Essex County Department of Public Works invite Essex County residents to bring used and unwanted tires to the Essex County Used Tire Recycling Day. It will be held Saturday, June 18, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Essex County Public Works Department, 99 West Bradford Ave. in Cedar […]

Tricky tray at Temple Sholom

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Temple Sholom of West Essex will host a basket fundraiser on Thursday, May 12. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the event starts at 7. The tricky tray will be held at the temple, which is located on Pompton Avenue in Cedar Grove. Call Temple Sholom at 973-239-1321 to reserve your […]