Clarity about Medicare

Clarity about Medicare

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Take the mystery out of Medicare at an educational workshop on Thursday, May 2, from 10:30 a.m. to noon when Dan Katzeff, a financial services professional and health care adviser, will explain the overall process and make it easy to understand. Learn the ins and outs of Medicare and how to manage […]

Club TBA stirs the pot for Passover matzo ball soup

Club TBA stirs the pot for Passover matzo ball soup

LIVINGSTON, NJ — On Monday, April 7, members of Club TBA of Temple B’nai Abraham made matzo ball soup, a staple of most Passover holiday meals. Each student cut carrots and rolled matzo balls to add into the large pot of soup. The final product was delicious! Matzo balls can be as fluffy as clouds […]

NCJW to present ‘Navigating Today’s Media’

NCJW to present ‘Navigating Today’s Media’

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Never before has a discussion about navigating today’s media been more critical. The press has been under attack and news sources are polarized. The news cycle is unrelenting and unpredictable. As traditional newsrooms shrink and stories are liked, shared and tweeted a million times a day, anyone with a phone can be […]

Little hands make a big difference at ‘Kids for Kids’

Little hands make a big difference at ‘Kids for Kids’

MILLBURN, NJ — Proving that little hands can make a big difference, more than 125 children and parents, along with members of the Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills, took part in the seventh annual “Kids for Kids,” a children’s volunteer event organized by JLOSH in partnership with area nonprofit organizations. Together these […]

County to partner with local charitable organizations

County to partner with local charitable organizations

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. announced April 8 that the county is participating in 11 special partnerships to increase awareness about and help raise funds for the American Cancer Society, American Heart Association, the Arc of Essex County, the New Jersey Children Alliance, STOP for Nikhil, The Valerie Fund, the […]

RWJBarnabas Health and Sky Blue FC announce official partnership

RWJBarnabas Health and Sky Blue FC announce official partnership

WEST ORANGE, NJ — RWJBarnabas Health will serve as official partner and official health care provider for Sky Blue FC, the New Jersey-based National Women’s Soccer League franchise. Through this partnership, RWJBarnabas Health and Sky Blue FC will jointly develop a community outreach program to better educate diverse audiences, including youth athletes and women, on […]

JFS of MetroWest to participate in Cooking Companion Program

JFS of MetroWest to participate in Cooking Companion Program

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Jewish Family Service of MetroWest NJ is proud to be participating in Cooking Companions in collaboration with eight other JFS agencies in New Jersey. The program is supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and is a yearlong program serving seniors in Essex County. The Cooking Companions program matches adult volunteers […]

Essex County buyback takes 332 guns off streets

Essex County buyback takes 332 guns off streets

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II and Essex County Bar Association President Raj Gadhok recently announced that the organizations’ one-day gun buyback on March 30 took out of circulation 332 guns, ranging from assault weapons to pistols. “While a single gun buyback is not going to end violent crime, we […]

County honors tech school, ECC students for WHM

County honors tech school, ECC students for WHM

NEWARK, NJ — The theme of this Essex County’s annual Women’s History Month Program this year was “Students Achieving Today – Our Leaders of Tomorrow.” During the March 29 event, held at the Hall of Records in Newark, 2019 Essex County Althea Gibson Leadership Awards were presented to Joelissa Ostine, a student at Essex County […]

Student artists celebrated at Hall of Records in Newark

Student artists celebrated at Hall of Records in Newark

NEWARK, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. and the Art Educators of New Jersey welcomed 103 students from throughout Essex County to the Hall of Records for the AENJ student art exhibit on March 21. During the month of March, the first-floor lobby of the Hall of Records was transformed into a student […]