Drought watch issued for most of Northern New Jersey

NJDEP urges residents to conserve water as dry conditions persist

TRENTON, NJ — As a result of continued dry weather, the Department of Environmental Protection has issued a water supply drought watch for most of northern New Jersey, Commissioner Bob Martin announced July 25. The DEP is urging residents in the affected areas to conserve water; residents elsewhere in the state are asked to practice […]

JFS welcomes new trustees at annual meeting

JFS welcomes new trustees at annual meeting

WHIPPANY, NJ — Attending the JFS MetroWest annual meeting on June 20 at the Aidekman Family Campus in Whippany are, first row, from left, are annual meeting co-chairwoman Ellen Legow of Livingston, secretary Andrea G. Bier of West Orange, and new trustees Joyce Friedman of Morris Plains, Fred Cohen of Maplewood, Peter Sayre of Livingston […]

JFS MetroWest’s Traiger receives health care award

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Lisa Traiger, a licensed social worker with Jewish Family Services of Metrowest, received the Lester Z. Lieberman Humanism in Healthcare Award from the Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey on July 18. The award is given annually to employees, students and faculty in health care who demonstrate extraordinary compassion and kindness in their […]

Codey Arena will remain open as cooling center

WEST ORANGE, NJ — With temperatures forecasted to remain above 90 degrees, Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. and Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura announced that Codey Arena will remain available to the public as a cooling center. It will be open to the public Monday, July 25, through Thursday, July 28, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. each […]

Codey Arena will open as cooling center

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — With temperatures forecasted to remain above 90 degrees, Codey Arena will be available to the public as a cooling center. It will be open to the public Thursday, July 21, from 2 to 9 p.m. and Friday, July 22; Saturday, July 23; Sunday, July 24; and Monday, July 25, from 10 […]

Millburn road closures due to construction

MILLBURN, NJ — Complete Streets construction will begin on/or about Wednesday, July 13, in Millburn. Construction will result in a full closure of Main Street between Millburn Avenue and Essex Street. This closure, intended to expedite construction, will last for approximately one month. Please follow all detours in place or plan an alternate route. Phase 1 […]

Rainbows children’s support group at NCJW seeks volunteers

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Rainbows program, which lies at the heart of NCJW’s commitment to women and children, is seeking volunteer facilitators for its fall session. The Rainbows peer support program is for children coping with grief, separation, divorce, death, abandonment or other painful transitions and will help guide them through these difficult situations. To […]

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