Environmental Justice explored in TBA sukkah

Environmental Justice explored in TBA sukkah

LIVINGSTON, NJ — On Friday, Sept. 28, following Shabbat services, the Temple B’nai Abraham Social Action Committee and The Women’s Connection co-sponsored a Shabbat dinner in the sukkah featuring GreenFaith representatives Sarah Newell and Reverend Ronald Tuff, who spoke on “Environmental Justice.” GreenFaith is an interfaith coalition founded in 1992 to help people of all […]

St. Barnabas Medical Center, West Essex YMCA team up for healthier communities

St. Barnabas Medical Center, West Essex YMCA team up for healthier communities

LIVINGSTON, NJ — With a shared mission of promoting community health, the West Essex YMCA and Saint Barnabas Medical Center have developed a partnership that is reaping benefits for area residents. SBMC is the YMCA’s signature partner for Healthy Living, making a major contribution each of three years to address health concerns, especially in underserved […]

Medicare made clear at October workshop

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 October not to be missed. Take the mystery out of Medicare with this educational workshop on Thursday, Oct. 11, from 7:15 to 9 p.m. when Dan […]

JLOSH now accepting applications for community grants

JLOSH now accepting applications for community grants

MILLBURN, NJ — The Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills invites local nonprofit organizations to apply for a community grant for 2018-2019. The group offers grants ranging from $1,000 to $5,000; grant recipients will be announced in spring 2019. The grants will be awarded to qualifying organizations whose programs further JLOSH’s new “Fill […]

Join Rachel Coalition during Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Join Rachel Coalition during Domestic Violence Awareness Month

WEST ORANGE / LIVINGSTON, NJ — Domestic violence affects every community. It thrives when we are silent, but if we take a stand and work together, we can end domestic abuse. October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and Rachel Coalition, a division of Jewish Family Service of MetroWest NJ, has a month of activities […]

NCJW explores women’s voices with Weiner

NCJW explores women’s voices with Weiner

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The National Council of Jewish Women, Essex County Section will hold its 2018 opening event on Tuesday, Oct. 23, featuring charming and witty best-selling author Jennifer Weiner. Weiner’s books have spent more than five years on The New York Times bestseller list with more than 11 million copies in print in 36 […]

Protect the environment by properly disposing your household hazardous waste

Protect the environment by properly disposing your household hazardous waste

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Essex County resident are encouraged to participate in the Essex County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day, sponsored by the county of Essex and the Essex County Utilities Authority, on Saturday, Oct. 6, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Old Essex County Hospital Center, 125 Fairview Ave. in Cedar Grove. “There […]

County’s Republican women celebrate 1-year anniversary

County’s Republican women celebrate 1-year anniversary

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — In the overwhelmingly Democratic Essex County, a group of women are working to bring together female Republican voters in the area with the Essex County NJ Republican Women. “The mere existence of our group gives like-minded people a place to go,” co-founder and President Maureen Edelson said in a recent interview. […]

High Holiday Food Drive a great success at TBA

High Holiday Food Drive a great success at TBA

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Temple B’nai Abraham Social Action Committee held its annual High Holiday Food Drive, between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, which yielded tons of food. The collected items were donated to local social agencies, including Livingston CHOW and the Bobrow Family Kosher Food Pantry at Oheb Shalom in South Orange, where there […]