Big grins and high fives at B2SS

Big grins and high fives at B2SS

WEST ORANGE, NJ — “I got the coolest stuff!” said one young boy running up to greet his father after attending the ninth annual NCJW/Essex Back 2 School Store on Sunday, July 30. “My new backpack makes me feel smart and important!” said another child. With walls completely lined with coats, rows of new sneakers, […]

NCJW to host Sept. computer classes

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Registration is now open for September computer classes at the Linda & Rudy Slucker NCJW/Essex Center for Women. Basic Excel has six classes scheduled on Mondays and Wednesdays beginning Sept. 11 from 9 to 11 a.m., and Intro to Word has five classes scheduled on Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning Sept. 12 from […]

TBA Book Group continues

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Eighteen years ago, a group of Temple B’nai Abraham members, led by Rabbi Clifford Kulwin, began reading together. Since then, the members of the TBA Book Group have read more than 200 books together, and continue to read and discuss together with enthusiasm and enjoyment. If you like to read, and can […]

Heart health for women

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Heart disease is one of the leading causes of death and women are often treated differently than men. Join Dr. Marc Cohen, director of cardiology at Beth Israel Medical Center, on Wednesday, Sept. 13, from 7:15 to 9 p.m. at the Linda & Rudy Slucker NCJW/Essex Center for Women as he discusses […]

Medicare made clear

LIVINGSTON, NJ — If you or someone you know is turning 65 or retiring this year, the Linda & Rudy Slucker NCJW/Essex Center for Women has a program in September not to be missed. Take the mystery out of Medicare with this educational workshop on Thursday, Sept. 7, from 7:15 to 9 p.m. when Dan […]

NCJW/Essex ‘Books and Bites’ event to feature author and activist

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Author Lois Schaffer will lead a discussion about her book, “The Unthinkable: Life, Loss, and a Mother’s Mission to Ban Illegal Guns,” at a special “Books and Bites” discussion group hosted by the National Council of Jewish Women, Essex County Section on Wednesday, Sept. 13, from 10 a.m. to noon. Schaffer’s tragic […]

9th annual Back 2 School Store is huge success

9th annual Back 2 School Store is huge success

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The National Council of Jewish Women, Essex County Section received a generous donation from a local ad-hoc group of the Rotary Club of the Caldwells to support this year’s ninth annual NCJW/Essex Back 2 School Store, which took place on Sunday, July 30. The group of three local women, who call themselves […]

NJ Transit to expand bus service to additional M&E stations

NEWARK, NJ — NJ Transit will enhance alternate travel options for Morris and Essex rail lines customers with the addition of a.m. peak-period express bus service from two new stations along the M&E as part of the summer service changes due to ongoing Amtrak track work at Penn Station New York. Beginning Thursday, Aug. 3, […]

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