JLOSH extends deadline community grants applications

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — In October, the Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills invited local nonprofit organizations to apply for a community grant for 2017-2018. The application deadline has been extended to Friday, Jan. 26. JLOSH is offering grants ranging from $1,000 to $5,000; grant recipients will be announced in the spring. The […]

JLOSH elects new president for 2019-2020 year

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills recently announced that its board of directors has approved Isabelle S. Felix as the president-elect-elect who will serve as president of the organization in the 2019-2020 league year following membership approval. Felix joined the Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills in […]

JLOSH celebrates holidays with Isaiah House

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills celebrated the Christmas holiday with Isaiah House, a critical safety net for local families and an organization founded in part by JLOSH. Located in East Orange, Isaiah House provides temporary and permanent housing, food, social and financial services to the most vulnerable […]

JLOSH donates 306 Thanksgiving meals to needy families

ORANGE, NJ — The Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills supported vulnerable families with children in the Orange School District this Thanksgiving. Each year, JLOSH seeks to provide families in need with a happier Thanksgiving. With our partners, including Kings Food Markets, Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Dun & Bradstreet, local businesses and area […]

‘Lunch & Learn’ at CBI

MILLBURN, NJ — Congregation B’nai Israel, 160 Millburn Ave. in Millburn, will hold two “Lunch & Learn” sessions in November; lunch begins at 12:30 p.m. and the program begins at 1 p.m. On Thursday, Dec. 14, hear the dynamic cantorial duo of B’nai Israel’s Lorna Wallach and Cantor Erica Lippitz of Oheb Shalom in South […]

Maplewood Library to host job fair

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Maplewood Memorial Library and DCH Millburn Audi are teaming up to offer a job fair for those seeking employment on a multitude of skill levels in all career areas. The fair, which is free and open to all adults, will be Wednesday, Dec. 6, from 10 a.m. to noon at the library, […]

TSTI helps local women dress for success

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Members of Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel in South Orange held a clothing drive recently to help stock the Dress for Success boutique in Madison. Five carloads of career clothing and accessories were collected, which will provide professional attire to disadvantaged women who are entering the workforce or going to job interviews. Photos […]

How Essex County residents voted this past election

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — This election season in Essex County was quite eventful, with a combined 55 elections and four public questions. There were a whopping 159 candidates listed on the various county ballots. All results remain unofficial until certified by Essex County Clerk Christopher J. Durkin. The biggest election was of course that for […]