Pierro Gallery explores influence of Egyptian culture on today’s artists

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Civilizations may come and go, but ancient Egyptian culture, one of the earliest and greatest, has left an indelible impression throughout world history. HaGar AbdelRahman and John Branigan, guest curators in association with the master’s of arts program in museum professions at Seton Hall University explore the influence of ancient Egyptian […]

Residents invited to register for Metro YMCA’s 22nd annual golf tournament

WEST ORANGE, NJ — To help neighbors in need, all local residents are invited to register for the Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges’ 22nd annual golf tournament on Monday, Sept. 19. Admission is charged and includes the full day of golf and all evening activities. Proceeds from the event at the picturesque Montclair Golf Club […]

Dancing through life, thanks to SOMA

Maplewood native Karen Eriksson-Lee sets the stage for the future generation of ballet dancers

Dancing through life, thanks to SOMA

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — To many, dancing is as essential as breathing. This is certainly true for Karen Eriksson-Lee, the Columbia High School graduate who recently opened a dance school in New York City, just a PATH ride away. Eriksson-Lee and friend Leslie Seeger recently opened NYC Classical Training in the West Village. Prior to this, […]

JLOSH to hold intro meetings for prospective members

MILLBURN, NJ — Women interested in making a difference in their communities, creating new friendships and having fun are invited to attend an informational meeting with the Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills. JLOSH has a long history of addressing the needs of women and children. This year the league is specifically focused […]

Prevent break-ins, use common-sense measures

NEWARK, NJ — On Sept. 7, Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura issued a reminder to local motorists that statistics reveal a car is broken into every 30 seconds somewhere across the country. Fontoura added that Essex County is not exempt to that alarming statistic. “Over the past few weeks, we’ve seen a dramatic increase in […]

Four Essex County schools achieve sustainability certification in 2016

EWING, NJ — Sustainable Jersey for Schools announced Sept. 6 that 83 schools achieved the Sustainable Jersey for Schools certification in 2016, though many others are working toward it. The 83 schools come from 24 different school districts across 13 New Jersey counties. In two years, 118 schools have achieved Sustainable Jersey for Schools certification. […]

Celebrate love, diversity, culture with the county freeholders

NEWARK, NJ — Join the Essex County freeholders on Saturday, Sept. 10, in Branch Brook Park,  the Prudential grove area off of Park Avenue in Newark, from noon to 6 p.m. for the Essex County Freeholder’s second African Caribbean Festival. This free event will celebrate, as Bob Marley said, “One love, one heart, let’s get […]

‘Made in the Shade’ with the MGC

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Hear Claudia Thornton present “Made in the Shade” at the Maplewood Garden Club’s meeting on Monday, Sept. 12, at 7:30 p.m. at the Maplewood Memorial Library, 51 Baker St. in Maplewood. How do we evaluate shade conditions and determine what actions are needed to grow a successful shade garden? Thornton, landscape architect, […]

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