Metro YMCA spearheads #PreventNow campaign

LIVINGSTON, NJ — One in 10 people is sexually abused before age 18, an alarming national statistic that has produced a population of 42 million adults scarred by the childhood crime. Intervention can turn the tide, and during National Child Abuse Prevention Month in April, the Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges will join with YMCAs […]

Essex County residents invited to FairTax meeting

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Celebrate the end of tax filing season with FairTax New Jersey on Saturday, April 16, at the Monmouth County Shrewsbury Branch Library.  Beginning at 10 a.m., the FairTax NJ organization will  discuss the business of FairTax NJ. From 11 a.m. until 2 p.m., there will be a discussion of various tax reform proposals, including the FairTax. The proposed FairTax legislation […]

Spring into action with mindful parenting

LIVINGSTON, NJ — As a parent, do you ever feel like your mind is being pulled in a thousand different directions? Do you catch yourself quickly reacting to things rather than thoughtfully responding? On Tuesday, April 5, from 7:15 to 9 p.m., clinical psychologist Carrie Spindel Bashoff will enlighten you about the importance of thinking […]

County releases results of 2016 deer hunts in reservations

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County has released the results of the 2016 deer hunt in county reservations. A total of 154 deer were removed from Essex County South Mountain Reservation and Essex County Hilltop Reservation. Reducing the number of deer is part of an ongoing initiative by the administration to preserve and restore the […]

CASA training coming to GR

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — CASA — court appointed special advocates — for children of Essex County will host an information night at the Glen Ridge Public Library on Wednesday, April 6, at 6 p.m. for citizens interested in learning more about advocating for children in foster care. “Information meetings like the one we’ll be hosting […]

Essex County Prosecutor’s Office to host Citizens and Clergy Academy

NEWARK, NJ — The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office will host its Spring 2016 Citizens and Clergy Academy, a six-week training program for members of the community. The Citizens and Clergy Academy is a training program designed to familiarize clergy and other members of the community with the day-to-day operations of the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office. […]

Little hands make a big difference at Junior League event

MILLBURN, NJ — Proving that little hands can make a big difference, more than 120 children, in addition to 40 Girl Scout members, 100 parents and 50 Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills members took part in the fourth annual Kids For Kids, which is a children’s volunteer event organized by JLOSH in […]

Summit College Club seeks book, CD and DVD donations

SUMMIT, NJ — The Summit College Club is seeking books and other media donations for its six-day annual book sale in April. Donations should be brought to Westy Self Storage, 15 River Road, Chatham, by April 7. The books must be in good condition and packed in bags or small boxes. The drop off in Westy’s […]

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