Finished with college? Welcome to ‘the real world’

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Parents, students and graduates are welcome to attend this information-filled program at the Linda and Rudy Slucker NCJW/Essex Center for Women, which will address that big question of “what’s next?” After finishing college. There are many challenges facing college graduates, which Beth Handler-Grunt, founder of Next Great Step LLC, will discuss. With […]

Computer classes offered by NCJW

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Sign up now at the Linda and Rudy Slucker NCJW/Essex Center for Women in Livingston for May computer classes. Each class is open to all women who need to improve their skills for job positions or who would just like to learn for their own personal use. Basic Excel will begin May […]

NCJW helps with downsizing, moving, spring cleaning

LIVINGSTON, NJ — If you need help with organizing your “stuff” and want to learn how to declutter your home, the Linda and Rudy Slucker NCJW/Essex Center for Women is the place for you. Join certified professional organizer Deborah Gussoff on Monday, April 11, from 12:30 to 2 p.m. at the NCJW/Essex Center for Women […]

16 arrested in ‘Operation Safeguard’ child porn sweep

TRENTON, NJ – Acting Attorney General Robert Lougy announced that 16 defendants have been arrested in “Operation Safeguard,” a joint operation by the New Jersey Division of Criminal Justice and ICE Homeland Security Investigations that targeted offenders who used an online file-sharing network to download and distribute child pornography, including videos of young children being […]

Community FoodBank thanks county

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Essex County Turtle Back Zoo was recently recognized by the Community FoodBank of NJ for donating almost 25 tons of non-perishable food. The 49,078 pounds of non-perishable food was collected during the 2015 Essex County Holiday Lights Spectacular, a six-week event that ran from the day after Thanksgiving to New Year’s […]

JFS MetroWest launches breast cancer support services with free day of wellness

WEST ORANGE, NJ — JFS MetroWest announces the launch of breast cancer support services. Together with its partners, Saint Barnabas Medical Center and Sharsheret, Jewish Family Services of MetroWest will assist survivors of breast cancer by providing information about healthy living through medical and fitness experts, mental health support by a professional clinician, and connections […]

County business persons take advantage of free workshop

WEST ORANGE, NJ — A free workshop recently held by the Essex County Office of Small Business Development and Affirmative Action welcomed 42 small, women and minority vendors. The workshop was the latest event hosted by the SBDAA to empower the business community and compete for construction contracts. From left are Essex County SBDAA Director […]

County installs electric car-charging stations

WEST ORANGE / NEWARK, NJ — Essex County recently installed new charging stations for electric cars at Essex County South Mountain Recreation Complex in West Orange and the Essex County Government Complex in Newark. The charging stations are part of the county’s initiative to promote environmentally friendly alternatives and fulfill a growing need as electric […]

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