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 […]

Join Rachel Coalition during Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Join Rachel Coalition during Domestic Violence Awareness Month

WEST ORANGE / LIVINGSTON, NJ — Domestic violence affects every community. It thrives when we are silent, but if we take a stand and work together, we can end domestic abuse. October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and Rachel Coalition, a division of Jewish Family Service of MetroWest NJ, has a month of activities […]

NCJW explores women’s voices with Weiner

NCJW explores women’s voices with Weiner

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The National Council of Jewish Women, Essex County Section will hold its 2018 opening event on Tuesday, Oct. 23, featuring charming and witty best-selling author Jennifer Weiner. Weiner’s books have spent more than five years on The New York Times bestseller list with more than 11 million copies in print in 36 […]

Protect the environment by properly disposing your household hazardous waste

Protect the environment by properly disposing your household hazardous waste

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Essex County resident are encouraged to participate in the Essex County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day, sponsored by the county of Essex and the Essex County Utilities Authority, on Saturday, Oct. 6, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Old Essex County Hospital Center, 125 Fairview Ave. in Cedar Grove. “There […]

County’s Republican women celebrate 1-year anniversary

County’s Republican women celebrate 1-year anniversary

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — In the overwhelmingly Democratic Essex County, a group of women are working to bring together female Republican voters in the area with the Essex County NJ Republican Women. “The mere existence of our group gives like-minded people a place to go,” co-founder and President Maureen Edelson said in a recent interview. […]

High Holiday Food Drive a great success at TBA

High Holiday Food Drive a great success at TBA

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Temple B’nai Abraham Social Action Committee held its annual High Holiday Food Drive, between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, which yielded tons of food. The collected items were donated to local social agencies, including Livingston CHOW and the Bobrow Family Kosher Food Pantry at Oheb Shalom in South Orange, where there […]

County to hold first-ever paper-shredding day

County to hold first-ever paper-shredding day

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Essex County Department of Public Works will hold a paper-shredding day on Saturday, Sept. 29, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Essex County Public Works Department, 99 West Bradford Ave. in Cedar Grove. “Along with our Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day, Computer & Electronics Recycling Day and Used Tire Recycling […]

Discuss environmental justice in the TBA sukkah

Discuss environmental justice in the TBA sukkah

LIVINGSTON, NJ — On Friday, Sept. 28, at 7:30 p.m., following Shabbat services at 6:30 p.m., Temple B’nai Abraham, the Social Action Committee and Sisterhood’s The Women’s Connection will co-sponsor a Shabbat dinner in the sukkah outside the temple, 300 East Northfield Road in Livingston. GreenFaith representative Sarah Newell will speak on “Environmental Justice. ” […]

NJT announces progress on PTC installation, service adjustments

NEWARK, NJ — Progress continues on the installation of Positive Train Control equipment on NJ Transit’s rail fleet to meet federal year-end milestones, requiring NJ Transit to make a final set of rail service adjustments, the organization announced in a Sept. 20 press release. The temporary discontinuation of some trains and modified times and origin/destination […]

PSE&G to lower residential gas bills ahead of winter heating season

PSE&G to lower residential gas bills ahead of winter heating season

NEWARK, NJ — PSE&G is decreasing residential gas bills just in time for the winter heating season, according to a press release from the utility. On Sept. 17, the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities approved, on a provisional basis, PSE&G’s June gas supply filing that will lower customers’ bills, effective Oct. 1. The typical […]

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