New Jersey Youth Symphony presents ‘An American Salute’ at Patriots Theater

New Jersey Youth Symphony presents ‘An American Salute’ at Patriots Theater

TRENTON, NJ — The New Jersey Youth Symphony will present the concert “An American Salute: Honoring Our Veterans” on Sunday, Nov. 7, at 3 p.m. at Patriots Theater at the War Memorial in Trenton. Appearing under the batons of Simon Lipskar, and artistic director and principal conductor Helen H. Cha-Pyo, respectively, the NJYS Youth Orchestra […]

Millburn sports teams support Essex County food pantries

Millburn sports teams support Essex County food pantries

MILLBURN, NJ — Local youth groups such as the Millburn–Short Hills Youth Baseball, Millburn–Short Hills Lacrosse Club and the Millburn High School girls varsity soccer team have conducted food drives at the Kings supermarket in the Short Hills section of Millburn to support Meeting Essential Needs with Dignity and its network of 22 food pantries […]

Acting AG issues updated guidance regarding unlawful voter intimidation

Acting AG issues updated guidance regarding unlawful voter intimidation

TRENTON, NJ — Acting Attorney General Andrew J. Bruck has issued updated guidance to New Jersey’s law enforcement leaders to address the introduction of in-person early voting, and to ensure that all eligible voters can cast their ballot in the upcoming election safely and without fear of intimidation, according to an Oct. 20 press release. […]

NJ law enforcement leaders honor officers, including Roberts, who died during pandemic

NJ law enforcement leaders honor officers, including Roberts, who died during pandemic

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey’s law enforcement leaders gathered Oct. 13 at the Richard J. Hughes Justice Complex in Trenton to unveil the state’s first permanent memorial honoring police officers and other law enforcement professionals who died during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Glen Ridge Police Sgt. Charles E. Roberts III is among those honored on the […]

Archdiocese works to reconnect with disengaged Catholics through new initiative

NEWARK, NJ — The Archdiocese of Newark has just launched its new Vine and Branches campaign to inspire Catholics in Bergen, Essex, Hudson and Union counties to return to Mass now that most pandemic-related restrictions have been lifted. Spearheaded by Auxiliary Bishop Michael A. Saporito and priests of the archdiocese, the Vine and Branches initiative […]

NJ Transit rolls out AquaTrack for fall cleanup

NJ Transit rolls out AquaTrack for fall cleanup

NEWARK, NJ — NJ Transit has begun utilizing two AquaTrack machines to clean and remove leaves from the rails throughout the fall season, according to an Oct. 13 press release. The AquaTrack equipment is a high-pressure power-washing system that removes the oily residue left behind by fallen leaves on the tracks to prevent train delays […]

Report says Seton Hall U produces $1.6B annual economic impact on New Jersey

Report says Seton Hall U produces $1.6B annual economic impact on New Jersey

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Seton Hall University provides a significant impact on New Jersey’s economy, totaling more than $1.6 billion annually, according to a new, independent analysis that looked at the societal and economic impact of the university through an assessment of its annual operations, capital investments, ancillary spending, and the additional earnings or “wage […]

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