Fall Family Festival at the environmental center

ROSELAND, NJ — The Essex County Environmental Center’s 15th annual Fall Family Festival will be Saturday, Sept. 28, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the center, 621B Eagle Rock Ave. in Roseland. This free and fun-filled event is a great way to learn about the environment and celebrate the arrival of fall.   “The Fall […]

One final showcase for Arts Unbound

One final showcase for Arts Unbound

ORANGE, NJ — The final curtain has fallen for Arts Unbound, the Orange organization founded in 2000 to provide artistic services for disabled individuals and senior citizens. “Opulent Mobility,” the nonprofit’s final exhibition, took place Saturday, Sept. 14, after which it closed its doors for good. The organization was geared toward the principle that art […]

Essex County remembers 9/11 at Eagle Rock overlook

Essex County remembers 9/11 at Eagle Rock overlook

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Essex County residents gathered at the Eagle Rock Reservation to commemorate the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. With a view of the New York City skyline in the background, county officials read the names of the 57 area residents who died in the attacks. Among the speakers were Freeholder President […]

New grant program to boost home ownership in Essex County

New grant program to boost home ownership in Essex County

NEWARK, NJ — Irvington Mayor Tony Vauss, Orange Mayor Dwayne D. Warren and local stakeholders gathered for the announcement of the 75th NeighborhoodLIFT program at 89 Bolden Ave., Newark, on Friday, Sept. 13. The house at which the event was hosted is owned by New Jersey Community Capital and will be going on the market […]

Free Senior Wellness Day in Essex County

Free Senior Wellness Day in Essex County

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Essex County senior citizens are invited to attend the 14th annual Essex County Senior Wellness Day, a free event to be held Tuesday, Sept. 24, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the South Mountain Recreation Complex, 560 Northfield Ave. in West Orange. “We are planning a fun-filled day of activities […]

County recognizes 27 senior citizens for their artistic talent

County recognizes 27 senior citizens for their artistic talent

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — On Sept. 12 in the Robert O’Toole Community Center in Cedar Grove, 27 area artists received awards in the annual Essex County Senior Citizens Juried Art Show. “I congratulate the winners and all the artists who participated in this year’s Senior Art Show. The talent displayed by our senior artists is […]

N.J. Junior Leagues unite to support Newark during its water crisis

N.J. Junior Leagues unite to support Newark during its water crisis

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Junior League of the Oranges & Short Hills has united with Junior Leagues across New Jersey, including the Junior League of Montclair-Newark, to support the many residents of the city of Newark impacted by the current water crisis. As of August 2019, both the city of Newark and the Environmental […]

JLOSH announces new board of directors

JLOSH announces new board of directors

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — A new team of women is ready to helm the Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills. The group announced that Isabelle Felix, of Maplewood, will be the board’s 107th president with a one-year term. Other board members are: President-elect and Community Vice President Larisa Holderied, of Maplewood; treasurer Chye […]

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