Saint Barnabas Medical Center names new chief operating officer

Saint Barnabas Medical Center names new chief operating officer

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Jennifer O’Neill has been named chief operating officer at Saint Barnabas Medical Center, which will soon be officially renamed as the Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center thanks to a large donation from Leon and Toby Cooperman. “It gives me great pleasure to welcome back Jennifer O’Neill to the Saint Barnabas Medical Center family,” […]

Rachel Coalition hosts ‘Women to Women’ event

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Join Rachel Coalition for a “Women to Women Virtual Event” on Tuesday, Oct. 26, from 10 to 11 a.m. The virtual event will feature Janine Latus, the New York Times bestselling author of “If I Am Missing or Dead: A Sister’s Story of Love, Murder and Liberation.” Latus’ memoir explores issues faced […]

Essex County announces winners of annual photography contest

Essex County announces winners of annual photography contest

ROSELAND, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. presented awards to the eight winners in the annual Essex County Parks Photography Contest. Winners were awarded in adult and youth categories. “We congratulate the winners of the Essex County Parks Photography Contest and thank all the contestants for sharing what they experienced in our […]

Essex County’s 2021 leaf collection schedule

Essex County’s 2021 leaf collection schedule

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County’s 2021 leaf collection schedule for county roads has been announced. Residents whose properties are on county roads may place their leaves in biodegradable bags or sweep the loose leaves into piles at the curb. To organize leaf collection on county roads, Essex County is divided into four sectors. There […]

Essex County commissioners celebrate Italian American Heritage Month

Essex County commissioners celebrate Italian American Heritage Month

NEWARK, NJ — On Tuesday, Oct. 5, the Essex County Board of County Commissioners held its 2021 Italian Heritage Celebration via Zoom. The ceremony, which returned after a one-year hiatus due to COVID-19, is held to celebrate Italian culture and heritage, highlighting the contributions of Italian Americans in Essex County. Commissioner President Wayne L. Richardson […]

New Jersey Historic Trust announces preservation grant award recommendations

TRENTON, NJ — The New Jersey Historic Trust, an affiliate of the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs, approved $14,305,959 in grant recommendations from the Preserve New Jersey Historic Preservation Fund for 69 preservation planning, heritage tourism and capital projects to save and promote historic sites throughout the state. Of note this year, the trust […]

Disaster recovery center opens for Essex County in West Orange

Disaster recovery center opens for Essex County in West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — A disaster recovery center opened Sept. 20 in Essex County to help residents in New Jersey affected by the remnants of Hurricane Ida. Representatives from FEMA and the U.S. Small Business Administration are available at the center to explain disaster assistance programs, answer questions about written correspondence, and provide literature about […]

NJAW resumes using chloramines in area water treatment plants

NJAW resumes using chloramines in area water treatment plants

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — On Sept. 20, New Jersey American Water resumed using chloramines in water treatment at its Raritan-Millstone and Canal Road water treatment plants, which serve NJAW customers in Essex, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Morris, Somerset and Union counties. This change was originally planned for Sept. 13 but was rescheduled. During the flooding caused […]

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