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, […]

NJAW completes required lead and copper sampling

NJAW completes required lead and copper sampling

CAMDEN, NJ — New Jersey American Water announced Oct. 16 that it has completed its required lead and copper sampling for 2020 and all systems tested meet state water quality regulations. The company tested 13 water systems that are required to be tested between June and September, and all results show compliance with safe drinking-water […]

Essex County’s 2020 leaf collection schedule

Essex County’s 2020 leaf collection schedule

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County’s 2020 leaf collection schedule for county roads begins at the end of October. 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 […]

NAACP ACT-SO youth initiative is ‘gateway to your dreams’

NAACP ACT-SO youth initiative is ‘gateway to your dreams’

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The NAACP of the Oranges and Maplewood invites any interested high school students in Millburn, Maplewood, South Orange, West Orange, Livingston, Orange, East Orange, Bloomfield, Belleville, Verona and Nutley to its annual ACT-SO Kickoff Zoom Orientation meeting on Sunday, Oct. 25, from 3 to 5 p.m. ACT-SO is the Afro-Academic, Cultural, […]

Saint Barnabas Medical Center welcomes new chairman of orthopedics

Saint Barnabas Medical Center welcomes new chairman of orthopedics

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Saint Barnabas Medical Center has announced Dr. Frank Liporace as its new chairman of the Department of Orthopedics. As a nationally recognized orthopedic surgeon, Liporace’s skill sets and interests include pelvic and acetabular surgery, complex orthopedic trauma reconstruction, hip/knee/shoulder joint replacement, and treating complications associated with orthopedic total joint replacements and trauma. […]

Energy aggregation program to end in SOMA, Glen Ridge, other towns

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Two years ago, five Essex County municipalities — Glen Ridge, Maplewood, Montclair, South Orange and Verona — formed the Sustainable Essex Alliance to promote high-quality green energy and reduce the cost of electricity for residents. In March 2019, the SEA awarded a 17-month cooperative energy contract to Direct Energy Services to […]

County recognizes 33 senior artists in annual juried art show

County recognizes 33 senior artists in annual juried art show

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. congratulated 33 Essex County artists who received awards in the 2020 Essex County Senior Citizens Juried Art Show. This year’s contest was conducted virtually because of the coronavirus pandemic.  “We are proud to have been able to conduct this year’s senior art show virtually, which […]

Real estate firm provides back-to-school supplies

Real estate firm provides back-to-school supplies

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Atkins Companies, a multigenerational commercial real estate development, investment and property management firm, recently partnered with R&J Strategic Communications, a communications agency, to help students in need this fall by donating backpacks full of school supplies and other necessities in support of Jersey Cares’ School Supply Drive. Jersey Cares, a Livingston-based nonprofit […]