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 […]

Federation hosts communitywide cycling and Family Fun Day event

Federation hosts communitywide cycling and Family Fun Day event

WHIPPANY, NJ — Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ’s second Tour de Summer Camps NJ will be Sunday, Sept. 22. Proceeds of this community cycling and Family Fun Day event will make it possible for more children across Greater MetroWest NJ to attend Jewish summer camp through One Happy Camper grants and need-based scholarships. The […]

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 […]

TBA welcomes new emissary from Israel

TBA welcomes new emissary from Israel

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Oz Pingle from Shoham, Israel, will serve as rishon, or emissary, for 2019-2020 at Temple B’nai Abraham, Livingston. This year marks the 17th successful year of the Rishonim program of the Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ.  The young Israeli emissaries are chosen each year from a large pool of applicants. Prior […]

Shred papers before recycling and recycle used tires

Shred papers before recycling and recycle used tires

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — The Essex County Department of Public Works will hold a Paper Shredding and Used Tire Recycling Day for county residents on Saturday, Sept. 14, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the DPW, 99 West Bradford Ave. in Cedar Grove. “Along with our Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day and Computer & […]

TBA to install new senior rabbi

TBA to install new senior rabbi

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Temple B’nai Abraham will celebrate the installation of its new senior rabbi, David Z. Vaisberg, during Shabbat services on Friday, Sept. 13, at 6:30 p.m. Vaisberg will be installed by Rabbi Lawrence A. Englander, founding rabbi of Solel Congregation, Mississauga, Ontario — Vaisberg’s hometown. The temple is located at 300 E. Northfield […]

Essex County towns range far and wide in NJ Monthly ranking

Essex County towns range far and wide in NJ Monthly ranking

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — New Jersey Monthly magazine recently released its biannual list of “the top towns” in the state, ranking each municipality from best place to live to worst place to live based on a number of criteria. In the 2019 list, Essex County ranged the gamut, with two towns in the top 20, […]

YMCA golf tournament marks 25 years of fundraising for children and families

YMCA golf tournament marks 25 years of fundraising for children and families

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges will hold its annual golf tournament on Monday, Sept. 16, at the Montclair Golf Club, 25 Prospect Ave. in West Orange.  This year’s event is expected to be the largest in the tournament’s 25-year history, with more than 170 golfers signed up to play. The […]

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