Bikales completes Air Force pilot training familiarization course

Bikales completes Air Force pilot training familiarization course

COLUMBUS, MS — South Orange and Millburn resident Elias Bikales, 15, has completed a U.S. Air Force–led program in Columbus, Miss., that offers Civil Air Patrol cadets the opportunity to train side-by-side with Air Force pilot trainees. Bikales trained with military flight simulators, pilot oxygen masks, nausea-inducing spinning machines and other high-tech equipment during the […]

Area residents may be eligible for relief from remnants of Hurricane Ida

Area residents may be eligible for relief from remnants of Hurricane Ida

WEST ORANGE, NJ — New Jersey officials announced July 21 that funds may be available to help property owners mitigate damage caused by the remnants of Hurricane Ida on Sept. 1, 2021. Area residents could potentially qualify for assistance by filling out a survey online.  The state has been awarded $228 million in Community Development […]

Paper Mill students to present ‘A Whole New World: A Tribute to Alan Menken’

Paper Mill students to present ‘A Whole New World: A Tribute to Alan Menken’

MILLBURN, NJ — Paper Mill Playhouse has selected students to be a part of the theater’s prestigious Summer Musical Theatre Conservatory for 2022. Members of the competitive conservatory, who earned coveted spots in the various age companies, are directed and choreographed by Paper Mill Playhouse’s professional artistic staff in a fully produced, original concert titled […]

AG, US attorney join forces to support continued access to reproductive health care

AG, US attorney join forces to support continued access to reproductive health care

NEWARK, NJ — Acting N.J. Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin and U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey Philip Sellinger announced a state-federal partnership designed to ensure access to reproductive health care for New Jersey residents and those from out of state who seek such care in the Garden State, according to July 20 […]

Paper Mill art gallery is now accepting artist submissions

MILLBURN, NJ — Paper Mill Playhouse has announced the upcoming season at its Renee Foosaner Art Gallery. The four exhibitions have been designed to thematically complement the theater’s mainstage productions, and there will be a separate open call for each show. “Paper Mill is thrilled to continue the curated art exhibitions we began this year. […]

Short Hills Troop 17 welcomes newest Eagle Scouts

Short Hills Troop 17 welcomes newest Eagle Scouts

MILLBURN, NJ — Scout BSA Troop 17 and the Scouts’ families recently gathered at St. Rose of Lima Church in the Short Hills section of Millburn to honor the troop’s four newest Eagle Scouts: Ander Berman, a 15-year-old freshman at Millburn High School; Patrick Ragno and Taylor Brentjens, 18-year-old seniors at St. Peter’s Prep in […]

Area high school productions receive Paper Mill Playhouse Rising Star Awards

Area high school productions receive Paper Mill Playhouse Rising Star Awards

MILLBURN, NJ — As one of the nation’s leading professional theaters and recipient of the Regional Theatre Tony Award, Paper Mill Playhouse has a well-earned reputation for launching both performers and shows to Broadway. Since their inception in 1996, the Paper Mill Playhouse Rising Star Awards for Excellence in High School Musical Theater have ignited […]

Jewish Family Service honors volunteers at ‘An Evening of Laughter’

Jewish Family Service honors volunteers at ‘An Evening of Laughter’

MILLBURN, NJ — Jewish Family Service of MetroWest held its annual gala, “An Evening of Laughter,” on Wednesday, June 1, outdoors at Congregation B’nai Jeshurun in Millburn. This year, JFS honored the legacy of Maxine Myers and renamed its volunteer department the Maxine Myers JFS Volunteer Services Department in her memory. Myers was a cherished […]

2022 Essex County SummerMusic Concert Series to take center stage

2022 Essex County SummerMusic Concert Series to take center stage

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The 2022 Essex County Free SummerMusic Concert Series brings a diverse group of musicians and entertainers to perform at locations throughout the historic Essex County Park System and provides residents with an evening leisure activity. This year’s series features three concert and fireworks spectaculars, five concerts in Brookdale Park, 12 concerts […]

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