2019 deer management program begins this month in reservations

2019 deer management program begins this month in reservations

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County has released the plans for the 2019 Essex County Deer Management Program in South Mountain and Hilltop reservations. This is the 12th year of the program, which is geared toward revitalizing the forest ecology by reducing the number of deer. “Controlling the population by removing deer from South Mountain […]

DiVincenzo, Fontoura and Kenney sworn into office Jan. 2

DiVincenzo, Fontoura and Kenney sworn into office Jan. 2

NEWARK, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr., Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura and Essex County Surrogate Alturrick Kenney were sworn into office during an afternoon inauguration ceremony at Donald M. Payne Sr. School of Technology on Wednesday, Jan. 2. DiVincenzo was sworn into his fifth term as executive, Fontoura his 10th term as […]

CBI events this January

CBI events this January

MILLBURN, NJ — Congregation B’nai Israel, located at 160 Millburn Ave. in Millburn, will resume its “Lunch & Learn” events for adult education this September. Lunch begins at 12:30 p.m. and the program begins at 1 p.m. Programs are open to everyone; admission is charged. On Thursday, Jan. 3, CBI will screen the hit movie […]

Essex senior citizens invited to enter annual Legacies Writing Contest

Essex senior citizens invited to enter annual Legacies Writing Contest

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. and the Essex County Division of Senior Services invite Essex seniors ages 60 and older to submit an original story focusing on a special person, life-changing experience or significant period in their life to the 2019 Essex County Legacies Writing Contest. The deadline is Friday, March […]

St. Stephen’s welcomes new rector

MILLBURN, NJ — St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Millburn welcomes Rev. Paula J. Toland as rector. Toland comes to St. Stephen’s from Grace Episcopal Church in Oxford, Mass., where she was serving as priest-in-charge. In 2013, Toland earned a master’s of divinity degree with special competency in pastoral theology from the Episcopal Divinity School in […]

Fatal pedestrian incident in Millburn

MILLBURN, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II and Millburn Police Chief Brian Gilfedder announced Nov. 27 that the Millburn Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office are investigating a fatal pedestrian incident that occurred the day before. At approximately 8:45 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 26, Virginia S. Thaler, 70, of […]

CBI events this December

CBI events this December

MILLBURN, NJ — Congregation B’nai Israel, located at 160 Millburn Ave. in Millburn, will resume its “Lunch & Learn” events for adult education this September. Lunch begins at 12:30 p.m. and the program begins at 1 p.m. Programs are open to everyone; admission is charged. On Thursday, Dec. 6, come listen to Cantor Lorna Wallach […]

Perspectives on religion and state from an Israeli

Perspectives on religion and state from an Israeli

MILLBURN, NJ — Congregation B’nai Israel will host a morning with Amit Stern, community shaliach at Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest, on Sunday, Dec. 2, with a breakfast at 9 a.m. and a presentation at 9:30 a.m. Stern will talk about religious pluralism in Israel from a historical and political point of view, its effect […]

Take a holiday candlelight tour of Kip’s Castle

Take a holiday candlelight tour of Kip’s Castle

VERONA, NJ — Take a holiday candlelight tour of Essex County Kip’s Castle, 22 Crestmont Road in Verona, to view the stained glass Tiffany windows and learn the history of this hidden gem. Tours will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursdays, Dec. 6, 13, 20 and 27; Fridays, Dec. 7, 14, 21 and 28; […]

County to hold annual sustainable gingerbread house contest

County to hold annual sustainable gingerbread house contest

ROSELAND, NJ — This December, participate in the 2018 Sustainable Homes and Habitats Gingerbread Contest at the Essex County Environmental Center, 621B Eagle Rock Ave. in Roseland. The contest is free and there are a variety of categories in which participants can compete. The deadline to register is Saturday, Dec. 1, and all entries must […]