Navigating mental health for teens

MORRIS PLAINS, NJ — JFS MetroWest offers “Anybody Have A Map? Navigating Mental Health For Teens,” geared to parents of middle and high school students on Thursday, March 15, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Adath Shalom, 841 Mountain Way in Morris Plains. This program is free and open to the entire community. Licensed clinical […]

MEND to honor community partners at gala

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — MEND, a nonprofit working to alleviate hunger in Essex County, is hosting a celebratory dinner on Thursday, March 8, at The Woodland in Maplewood. In addition to raising funds and awareness, the gala will honor two community partners that have supported MEND as it works to serve its more than 140,000 food-insecure […]

County deer management program culled 139 cervids

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The county announced on March 2 that a total of 139 deer and 73 unborn deer were removed from South Mountain Reservation and Hilltop Reservation during the 11th annual Deer Management Program. The program was held over 11 days between Jan. 16 and Feb. 27. “Controlling the population by removing deer […]

Community FoodBank of NJ announces new president and CEO

HILLSIDE, NJ — The Community FoodBank of New Jersey recently announced the selection of Carlos M. Rodriguez as its new president and CEO, following a nationwide search to replace outgoing CEO Debra Vizzi. Rodriguez will be the Community FoodBank of New Jersey’s third CEO since the organization’s founding in 1975. Rodriguez, who will assume his […]

Irvington mayor’s address is an Essex County event

Photo by Chris Sykes From left, East Orange Mayor Ted Green shakes hands with Mayor Tony Vauss on Friday, Feb. 26, during Vauss’ fourth annual State of the Township Address. Green was one of the surprise award recipients at the event.IRVINGTON, NJ — Although Irvington Mayor Tony Vauss’ fourth annual State of the Township Address […]

DiVincenzo presents 15th annual State of the County Address

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. presented his 15th annual State of the County Address on Monday, Feb. 26, in the Essex County Hospital Center in Cedar Grove. The multimedia presentation outlined county achievements and improvement projects completed in 2017, highlighted the services and programs offered by Essex County and announced […]

PSE&G extends gas bill credit into March

NEWARK, NJ — PSE&G announced Feb. 21 that customers will continue to save money on their gas heating bills through March. The company is extending its January and February bill credits for residential customers an additional month, saving customers an additional $25 on their March bills or nearly $75 this winter. Bill credits during January […]

Worrall Media pair wins NJPA awards

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Yael Katzwer, the managing editor of the News-Record of Maplewood and South Orange, as well as the West Orange Chronicle, and Rebecca Panico, a Union County LocalSource staff writer, have been honored by the New Jersey Press Association in its 2017 Newspaper Contest. Both publications are owned by Worrall Community Newspapers. […]

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