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, […]

JFS MetroWest’s Berman receives ‘Humanism in Healthcare’ award

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Licensed social worker Suzanne Berman, director of volunteer services at Jewish Family Services of MetroWest, recently received the Lester Z. Lieberman Humanism in Healthcare Award. Sponsored by the Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey, this award recognizes the contributions of professionals who work in local direct service health care organizations. Those who are […]

Downsizing, decluttering with NCJW

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Have you accumulated too much over the years and are overwhelmed by what to do with it? Certified professional organizer Deborah Gussoff will discuss ways to declutter your home and pare down your “stuff” on Wednesday, Aug. 2, from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Get tips, suggestions, resources and strategies for making the […]

ACL Art Gallery calls for artists

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The ACL Art Gallery in Livingston announces its fall show, “Fabulous Fakes,” and invites artists to submit artwork featuring original works created in the manner of your favorite art masters, whether from old or from modern schools of art. The art can be an exact copy or an imitation of the style […]

Annual TBA barbecue is ready to go

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Temple B’nai Abraham Membership Committee is hosting its 15th annual TBA barbecue — “Come and Get Your Grill On!” — rain or shine on Wednesday, July 26, at the temple, 300 E Northfield Road in Livingston. The festivities will begin at 7 p.m. outdoors on the patio in the Denburg Garden. […]

Talented students earn spots at Paper Mill Conservatory

MILLBURN, NJ — Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Tony Award for Regional Theatre, has selected students to be a part of the theater’s prestigious Summer Musical Theatre Conservatory for 2017. Participants range in age from 10 to 18. Members of the competitive Conservatory who earned coveted spots in the Senior, Junior Plus and […]

NJ Transit offers additional busing along M&E line

NEWARK, NJ — In response to direct requests from customers, NJ Transit will offer additional busing from its highest ridership stations along the Morris & Essex Lines while trains are diverted to Hoboken this summer due to Amtrak’s repair work. “The feedback from our customers is vital and is something I am personally committed to,” […]

SOPAC gallery presents ‘Inspired Minds’

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The Herb & Milly Iris Gallery in the South Orange Performing Arts Center presents “Inspired Minds,” a young artist exhibition featuring drawings, paintings and photography by gifted young artists from Essex County high schools. On view through Aug. 15 at SOPAC, 1 SOPAC Way, South Orange, the selected works were juried […]