Essex County remembers the Sept. 11 attacks 21 years later

Essex County remembers the Sept. 11 attacks 21 years later

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Essex County held its annual ceremony to honor the lives lost in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the 21st anniversary of the attacks. At the ceremony at Eagle Rock Reservation in West Orange, organizers read aloud the names of all 57 people from Essex County who died in the […]

Four new members join Metro YMCA’s board of directors

Four new members join Metro YMCA’s board of directors

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges recently welcomed four new members to its board of directors to help set policy and strategic direction as the organization works to carry out its mission of youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. “These members each bring invaluable leadership and professional experience to the board. […]

Sustainable Essex Alliance returns to PSE&G power for now

Sustainable Essex Alliance returns to PSE&G power for now

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Residents who obtained energy through the Sustainable Essex Alliance Energy Procurement Cooperative may have recently noticed some changes on their bills. SEAEPC participants do not need to do anything different with their bills; the change is because the contract for the second round of the renewable energy aggregation program expired at […]

RWJBarnabas facilities recognized for promoting organ, eye and tissue donation

RWJBarnabas facilities recognized for promoting organ, eye and tissue donation

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Nine RWJBarnabas Health facilities earned national recognition for their efforts to increase organ, eye and tissue donor registrations across the state through the Workplace Partnership for Life Hospital Organ Donation Campaign. The WPFL is a national initiative that unites the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services […]

SMR Family Campout needs a steering committee

SMR Family Campout needs a steering committee

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — South Mountain Reservation Family Campout Program co-coordinators Dennis Percher and Lori LaBorde are seeking an immediate steering committee in order to host the annual event this year. Ideal committee members would be past attendees who would help orchestrate this fun-filled weekend set for Oct. 1 and 2, with a rain date […]

JFS shows appreciation for its top donors

JFS shows appreciation for its top donors

LIVINGSTON, NJ — On Aug. 3, Jewish Family Service of MetroWest hosted its inaugural 1861 Society appreciation event at the home of Terri and Mark Friedman in Livingston. The JFS 1861 Society recognizes those who have donated a minimum of $1,861 over the course of the year. Photos Courtesy of JFS

RWJBarnabas Health leads New Jersey in women’s care excellence awards

RWJBarnabas Health leads New Jersey in women’s care excellence awards

WEST ORANGE, NJ — RWJBarnabas Health received 26 awards from Healthgrades — the highest number of awards in the state for excellence in comprehensive women’s care. Healthgrades’ Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence Award, Labor and Delivery Excellence Award, Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award and 5-Star Recipient Awards recognize RWJBarnabas Health facilities as top hospitals in the nation […]

Area residents may be eligible for relief from remnants of Hurricane Ida

Area residents may be eligible for relief from remnants of Hurricane Ida

WEST ORANGE, NJ — New Jersey officials announced July 21 that funds may be available to help property owners mitigate damage caused by the remnants of Hurricane Ida on Sept. 1, 2021. Area residents could potentially qualify for assistance by filling out a survey online.  The state has been awarded $228 million in Community Development […]

Paper Mill students to present ‘A Whole New World: A Tribute to Alan Menken’

Paper Mill students to present ‘A Whole New World: A Tribute to Alan Menken’

MILLBURN, NJ — Paper Mill Playhouse has selected students to be a part of the theater’s prestigious Summer Musical Theatre Conservatory for 2022. Members of the competitive conservatory, who earned coveted spots in the various age companies, are directed and choreographed by Paper Mill Playhouse’s professional artistic staff in a fully produced, original concert titled […]

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