Blood drives in Essex County

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — New Jersey Blood Services will be conducting blood drives in Essex County. The following drives are open to the public: Friday, Dec. 4, from 1 to 7 p.m. at Livingston Mall, 112 Eisenhower Parkway, Livingston. Sunday, Dec. 6, from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Mantena Global, Luso‑Brazilian Seventh‑Day Adventist Church, […]

Murphy administration announces $161 million in grants to 543 municipalities

Murphy administration announces $161 million in grants to 543 municipalities

TRENTON, NJ — On Nov. 18, Gov. Phil Murphy announced $161.25 million in municipal aid grants, with 543 cities and towns across the state receiving funds to advance road, bridge, safety and quality-of-life improvements, demonstrating the Department of Transportation’s commitment to communities. The competitive municipal aid grant program attracted 635 applications from 549 different municipalities […]

RSVP Center to benefit from bookstore’s Holiday Book Drive

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The RSVP Center of Essex and Hudson Counties, a program of Jewish Family Service of MetroWest NJ, has announced it will be the recipient of Barnes & Noble Livingston’s annual Holiday Book Drive. Books collected will benefit RSVP’s Reading Buddies program, which matches older adult volunteers with elementary school students. Volunteers […]

County announces $2M grant program to help mortgage-payers

County announces $2M grant program to help mortgage-payers

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County is allocating $2 million for a grant program to help residential property owners from Essex County who have been negatively impacted by the coronavirus and are behind on their mortgage payments. Applications for the Essex County Coronavirus Mortgage Assistance Program are now available at https://portal.neighborlysoftware.com/essexcountynj/Participant. Grants will be awarded […]

County announces rent aid program for small businesses, nonprofits

County announces rent aid program for small businesses, nonprofits

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County is allocating $9 million to create the Essex County Small Business Lease Emergency Assistance Grant. This grant funding is designed to help small businesses and nonprofit agencies in Essex County that have been negatively impacted by the coronavirus pandemic pay their rents. Essex County businesses and nonprofit agencies can […]

County cancels 2020 Holiday Lights Spectacular due to COVID

County cancels 2020 Holiday Lights Spectacular due to COVID

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. has announced that the 2020 Essex County Holiday Lights Spectacular at Turtle Back Zoo has been canceled because of the coronavirus. “Because of the pandemic, we have made the difficult decision to cancel this year’s Holiday Lights Spectacular,” DiVincenzo said. “The lights show has become […]

Winners announced for Essex County canine Halloween costume contests

Winners announced for Essex County canine Halloween costume contests

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. welcomed dog owners and their pets to the annual Essex County Strut Your Mutt canine costume parades and contests at Brookdale Dog Park in Bloomfield/Montclair and Branch Brook Dog Park in Newark on Saturday, Oct, 24, and at Grover Cleveland Park in Caldwell/Essex Fells on […]

Saint Barnabas Medical Center board of trustees welcomes Cori Wilf

Saint Barnabas Medical Center board of trustees welcomes Cori Wilf

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Area resident Cori Wilf has been named to the board of trustees at Saint Barnabas Medical Center, an RWJBarnabas Health facility in Livingston.  “Cori is joining at a historic time, as we navigate the pandemic while continuing to deliver world-class care to the community. She is a passionate health care advocate and […]

All RWJBarnabas Health hospitals top 2020 Most Wired list

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The annual “Healthcare’s Most Wired” survey, overseen by the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives, was recently released and RWJBarnabas Health’s facilities topped the list. All RWJBarnabas Health’s Acute Care Hospitals achieved Most Wired status for 2020; this includes: Clara Maass Medical Center in Belleville, Community Medical Center in Toms River, […]

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