Hackensack Meridian med school, Seton Hall U. to present opioid conference

Hackensack Meridian med school, Seton Hall U. to present opioid conference

NUTLEY, NJ — Experts from Seton Hall University and Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine will host a virtual conference on Friday, July 30, to address the record number of opioid deaths in the nation, treatment options and training clinicians to prescribe addiction medication. The virtual conference, “Recovery from Opioid Use Disorders: State-of-the-Art Science to Advance […]

Essex County College receives $90,000 grant

NEWARK, NJ — Essex County College has received a $90,000 grant as part of the Johnson Controls Community College Partnership program, which aims to equip students with in-demand knowledge and skills supporting employment and a pathway for lifelong careers upon graduation. In addition to the funding, Johnson Controls employees will support ECC through volunteering and […]

NJBPU signs agreement lowering PSE&G transmission rates

NJBPU signs agreement lowering PSE&G transmission rates

TRENTON, NJ — On July 14, the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities authorized board staff to sign a settlement agreement between NJBPU, Division of Rate Counsel and PSE&G to substantially lower PSE&G’s existing transmission services Return on Equity. PSE&G will file the request for the new rate with the Federal Emergency Regulatory Commission, which […]

New acting attorney general announces leadership team

New acting attorney general announces leadership team

TRENTON, NJ — Acting Attorney General Andrew J. Bruck has announced the membership of his executive leadership team, retaining or elevating a number of career public servants who worked under former Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal. Grewal resigned July 17 in order to become director of the Enforcement Division at the Securities and Exchange Commission. […]

Teenagers to enjoy ‘Days in the Diocese’ this summer

Teenagers to enjoy ‘Days in the Diocese’ this summer

NEWARK, NJ — The Office for Youth & Young Adult Ministry of the Archdiocese of Newark recently launched its new “Days in the Diocese” program, which offers one-day service immersion experiences to archdiocesan teens throughout Bergen, Essex, Hudson and Union counties. High school students enrolled in a parish youth group or Confirmation program will volunteer […]

Springfield bookstore supports RSVP Center with book drive

SPRINGFIELD, NJ — The RSVP Center of Essex and Hudson Counties, a program of Jewish Family Service of MetroWest NJ, is the recipient of Barnes & Noble of Springfield’s annual book drive. The more than 600 books collected will benefit RSVP’s Reading Buddies program, which matches older adult volunteers with elementary school students.  Reading Buddies […]

County seeks Green Acres funding for zoo project, park renovation

County seeks Green Acres funding for zoo project, park renovation

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Essex County Board of County Commissioners held a public hearing for a grant application to New Jersey Green Acres at its July 7 meeting for the Turtle Back Zoo in West Orange, in addition to other improvements at Weequahic Park in Newark. The county is asking for $2.5 million in […]

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