STEM celebrated at NJ State House

TRENTON, NJ — On March 26, the New Jersey STEM Pathways Network, in partnership with the Research & Development Council of New Jersey, celebrated New Jersey’s first ever STEM Month with a STEM fair at the New Jersey State House in Trenton. The fair showcased 17 science, technology, engineering and mathematics organizations from across the […]

County hosts 14th annual Irish heritage celebration

NEWARK, NJ — At the 14th annual Essex County Irish Heritage Celebration on Monday, March 26, Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. recognized Essex County Freeholder President Brendan Gill as the 2018 Essex County Irishman of the Year and Robin Dougherty, executive director of the Greater Newark Conservancy, as the 2018 Essex County Irishwoman of […]

NJAW and Scholastic partner for water conservation curriculum

VOORHEES, NJ — Just in time for Earth Day, New Jersey American Water and Scholastic are partnering to help teachers throughout the state through Water Works, a creative program that provides valuable, free, STEM-based curriculum focused on water and its importance to everyday life. “This is the third year New Jersey American Water has partnered […]

Elder abuse prevention program at SAGE

SUMMIT, NJ — SAGE Eldercare is offering a program about the warning signs and prevention of elder abuse on Friday, April 6, from 11 a.m. to noon at 290 Broad St. in Summit. Every year approximately four million older Americans are victims of physical, psychological and/or other forms of abuse and neglect according to the […]

SO’s Abrams selected as Next Gen fellow

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Creating meaningful experiences that engage young adults with the Jewish community is among Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ’s most important priorities. It’s part of a broader vision for a vibrant collective Jewish present and future. And, thanks to an effort led by The Jewish Federations of North America, this work […]

County recognizes today’s students, tomorrow’s leaders

NEWARK, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. hosted the county’s annual Women’s History Month Program at the Essex County Hall of Records on Monday, March 19. The theme of this year’s ceremony is “Students Achieving Today – Our Leaders of Tomorrow.” During the ceremony, 2018 Essex County Althea Gibson Leadership Awards were presented […]

Meet Essex County’s mayors

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The eighth annual Essex County Meet the Mayors Event will be Saturday, April 7, from 9 to 11 a.m. at Westminster Hotel, 550 West Mt. Pleasant Ave. in Livingston. The mayors of all 22 Essex County towns, as well as the mayors of Little Falls and Clifton, have been invited to participate. […]

Murphy’s proposed budget puts aside more money for schools

TRENTON, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy’s first proposed budget increases state “formula” aid that goes directly to school districts by $283.6 million, the initial step toward fulfilling the state’s school-funding obligation, according to a March 15 press release from the NJ Department of Education. The budget also increases aid for expanded preschool, STEM programs and […]

NJAW encourages customers to help fix any leaks

VOORHEES, NJ — New Jersey American Water and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency are reaching out to promote Fix a Leak Week, which runs from March 19 through 25. The national campaign, part of the EPA’s WaterSense program, helps to raise awareness about small leaks and other water that may be inadvertently wasted within homes. […]

Carbon monoxide from hookah smoking: an unusual source of poisoning

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Do not smoke hookah pipes in small and/or poorly ventilated spaces, such as basements, sheds, dorm rooms, vehicles, attics, boat cabins, etc., cautions a recent press release from the NJ Poison Control Center through the NJ Division of Fire Safety. According to the release, in one case, a young adult male […]

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