Rainbows offers hope to grieving children

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Registration is now open for the Rainbows Children’s Support Group at the NCJW/Essex Center for Women in October. Do you have or know of a child 5 to 12 years old who is grieving a loss from a life-altering crisis such as death, divorce, separation, abandonment or other painful family transition? The […]

NCJW/Essex hosts ‘The Five Stages of Career Transition’

NCJW/Essex hosts ‘The Five Stages of Career Transition’

LIVINGSTON, NJ — On Tuesday, June 12, motivational speaker and career coach Frederica Peterson engaged nearly 50 women at the Linda and Rudy Slucker NCJW/Essex Center for Women about moving forward in one’s career and in life. Peterson examined how many women feel stuck and trapped in negative thoughts, but how with the right mindset […]

WO residents honored by NCJW/Essex

WO residents honored by NCJW/Essex

WEST ORANGE, NJ — At the NCJW/Essex annual Installation and Awards Evening on Wednesday, May 30, at Cedar Hill Country Club in Livingston, West Orange resident Patti Nathan received the Hannah G. Solomon Award and West Orange resident Penny Sherry received the NCJW/Essex Service to Section Award. The Hannah G. Solomon Award is presented by […]

TBA Early School Field Day provides awesome outdoor fun

TBA Early School Field Day provides awesome outdoor fun

LIVINGSTON, NJ — On a recent morning when the air was warm and the sky bright and sunny, the K-Ready students of The Early School of Temple B’nai Abraham had their annual Field Day on the grassy knoll of the temple. The soon-to-be preschool graduates, who were divided into teams, participated in various types of […]

County SummerMusic Concert Series returns

County SummerMusic Concert Series returns

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The 2018 Essex County free SummerMusic Concert Series brings a diverse group of musicians and entertainers to perform at locations throughout the historic Essex County Park System and provides residents with an evening leisure activity to enjoy the parks. This year’s series features three concert and fireworks spectaculars, Friday night concerts […]

Good time had by all at DOI fundraising event

Good time had by all at DOI fundraising event

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Valley National Bank Chairman, President and CEO Gerald Lipkin, right, and Linda Lipkin, left, attend Daughters of Israel’s Casino Night/Texas Hold’em Poker Tournament, a charity benefit for the home, on May 22 at the Crystal Plaza in Livingston. The fun and enjoyable evening was underwritten by Valley National Bank and co-chaired by […]

‘Art at the Oval’ in Livingston

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Arts Council of Livingston will be holding its 18th annual “Art at the Oval” on Saturday, Oct. 7, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. “Art at the Oval 2018” is free to the public and will take place rain or shine. In bad weather, the event will take place inside Livingston […]

‘Aging Well: Ideas to Embrace’

LIVINGSTON, NJ — No one is ever too young or too old to consider fresh ideas so whether you are in your 40s or 90s, this program on Thursday, June 7, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. is for you. E. Betty Levin, a 92-year-old therapist, lecturer, author and clinical philosopher, will lead a workshop on […]

GOA to premiere ‘Names, Not Numbers’ documentary

GOA to premiere ‘Names, Not Numbers’ documentary

WEST ORANGE, NJ — On Sunday, June 3, Golda Och Academy will premiere its “Names, Not Numbers” Holocaust documentary film at Temple Beth Shalom in Livingston. “Names, Not Numbers” is an interactive, multimedia Holocaust project created by educator Tova Fish-Rosenberg that enables students to work with professional journalists, filmmakers and Holocaust scholars to prepare them […]

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