‘Strut Your Mutt’ through Essex County this spooky season

‘Strut Your Mutt’ through Essex County this spooky season

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County invites area dog owners to display their creativity and participate in “Strut Your Mutt,” the county’s annual canine Halloween costume parade and contest. This year, three parades have been scheduled, with the newly-opened Essex County Hilltop Dog Park hosting its first event. Participation is free. The costume parades and […]

Newark Academy gallery to feature work of Jordan Matter

Newark Academy gallery to feature work of Jordan Matter

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The David Teiger ’47 Gallery for the Studio Arts at Newark Academy will feature the work of Jordan Matter, portrait and dance photographer and author of New York Times bestseller “Dancers Among Us.” Matter will share many of the pieces from this series in the form of large, luminous prints that capture […]

Get Organized at NCJW/Essex

Get Organized at NCJW/Essex

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Get off to a good start this fall at the Linda & Rudy Slucker NCJW/Essex Center for Women with a workshop on “Organizing Your Space — Organizing Your Life.” On Thursday, Oct. 18, from 10:30 a.m. to noon, Marilyn Shain Labendz, an organizing expert, will take participants through the process of organizing […]

Social Security made easy with NCJW/Essex

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Do you know how or when to file for Social Security? Join Charles Ziss, a Social Security assistant district manager, at the Linda & Rudy Slucker NCJW/Essex Center for Women on Wednesday, Oct. 17, from 10 a.m. to noon when he explains and discusses the requirements, benefits and choices of when to […]

Jewish Vocational Service to brief businesses on new state labor laws

Jewish Vocational Service to brief businesses on new state labor laws

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Jewish Vocational Service of MetroWest will offer a one-time seminar to help brief New Jersey’s small businesses on new workplace laws, which may affect businesses, on Wednesday, Oct. 24, from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at 354 Eisenhower Parkway, Plaza 1, Suite 2150, Livingston. The seminar is for business owners, human resources specialists, […]

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 […]

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