County to hold 13th annual Senior Wellness Day

County to hold 13th annual Senior Wellness Day

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The13th annual Essex County Senior Wellness Day, a free event for all county senior citizens, will be Tuesday, Sept. 18, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Codey Arena, 560 Northfield Ave. in West Orange. The Essex County Senior Wellness Day is free and open to all seniors residing in Essex […]

Regal Bank announces 10th annual Dog Pawrade

Regal Bank announces 10th annual Dog Pawrade

LIVINGSTON, NJ — On Sunday, Sept. 23, Regal Bank will host its 10th annual Livingston Dog Pawrade from 10:30 a.m. until noon in the parking lot of Regal Bank, located at 570 West Mt. Pleasant Ave. in Livingston. Regal Bank is proud to celebrate this decade milestone with family-oriented entertainment, contests and fun. Well-socialized dogs […]

Fischetti fired from Newark Academy for alleged CHS actions

Fischetti fired from Newark Academy for alleged CHS actions

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — In the wake of South Orange-Maplewood School District suspending Columbia High School Athletic Director Larry Busichio, Newark Academy has fired its head baseball coach, Joe Fischetti, who was the CHS head baseball coach until 2017. Fischetti, among other CHS baseball coaching staff members, were not rehired as coaches for the spring 2017 […]

Essex County ceremony to commemorate Sept. 11 attacks

Essex County ceremony to commemorate Sept. 11 attacks

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The public is invited to attend “Essex County Remembers,” a solemn ceremony at the Eagle Rock Sept. 11 Memorial that will mark the 17th anniversary of the tragedies in New York, Washington, D.C., and Pennsylvania. The annual ceremony will be held Tuesday, Sept. 11, at 8 a.m. in Eagle Rock Reservation […]

NCJW/Essex receives highest honor by Charity Navigator

NCJW/Essex receives highest honor by Charity Navigator

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The National Council of Jewish Women, Essex County Section received a coveted four out of four stars by Charity Navigator, the leading charity evaluator in the United States. NCJW/Essex has received the highest rating possible by the esteemed charity evaluator because of its sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency, […]

Jewish Women’s Foundation awards $152,246 in grants, appoints new director

Jewish Women’s Foundation awards $152,246 in grants, appoints new director

WHIPPANY, NJ — Jewish Women’s Foundation of New Jersey has awarded $152,246 in competitive grants to six nonprofit organizations that work to transform the lives of women and girls and to build social capital. Since 2007, JWFNJ has funded approximately 60 organizations in New Jersey and Israel, awarding more than $775,000. JWFNJ board members are […]

DiVincenzo calls for return to 2-percent arbitration cap

DiVincenzo calls for return to 2-percent arbitration cap

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. renewed his request to Gov. Phil Murphy, Senate President Steve Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin to reenact the 2-percent cap on interest-arbitration increases for police and fire employees Tuesday, Aug. 14. The measure was first introduced in 2011 and renewed in 2014, before it was […]

Selichot at Temple B’nai Abraham

Selichot at Temple B’nai Abraham

LIVINGSTON, NJ — On Saturday, Sept. 1, beginning at 9 p.m., Temple B’nai Abraham, located at 300 East Northfield Road in Livingston, will hold its observance of Selichot with light refreshments, followed by a brief service at 10 p.m. Selichot, literally “forgiveness,” is the service held on a Saturday evening before Rosh Hashanah to help […]

Wells Fargo wagon not coming down the street in Essex

County divests from Wells Fargo over foreclosure record

Wells Fargo wagon not coming down the street in Essex

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. announced Aug. 8 that Essex County is withdrawing all its accounts from Wells Fargo because of “predatory lending schemes and aggressive foreclosure practices by the banking giant,” according to a release from the county. Under DiVincenzo’s directive, Essex County began removing its accounts from Wells Fargo […]

More than 850 children shop cost-free at Back 2 School Store

More than 850 children shop cost-free at Back 2 School Store

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The 10th annual NCJW/Essex Back 2 School Store brought grins all around on Sunday, July 29, as hundreds of children went shopping at a one-day pop-up store designed to help economically disadvantaged children in Essex County. “I love my new backpack and I got to pick it out myself!” exclaimed one little […]

1 3 4 5 6 7 45