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 […]

CBI to host Michael Steinhardt

MILLBURN, NJ — Michael Steinhardt, co-founder of Birthright Israel, will speak at Congregation B’nai Israel on Thursday, Nov. 16, at 7:30 p.m. The topic for the evening will be “What Will the Jewish Community Look Like in 2050 and Other Musings?” A question-and-answer session will be moderated by Dov Ben-Shimon, CEO and executive vice president […]

‘Lunch & Learn’ at CBI

MILLBURN, NJ — Congregation B’nai Israel, 160 Millburn Ave. in Millburn, will hold two “Lunch & Learn” sessions in November. For these events, lunch begins at 12:30 p.m. and the program begins at 1 p.m. On Thursday, Nov. 9, Hirschhorn speaker Mark Grebenau will present “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Lab.” […]

County residents and dogs win prizes in annual costume contest

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. welcomed dog owners and their pets to the county’s annual “Strut Your Mutt” canine costume parades and contests at the Brookdale Dog Park Bloomfield/Montclair and the South Mountain Dog Park in Maplewood/Millburn on Saturday, Oct. 21. At the Brookdale Dog Park contest, Dominique and Dana […]

JLOSH restocks the Orange School District nurses’ pantries

ORANGE, NJ — In collaboration with 28 Days Project and local dentists, Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills restocked the nurses’ pantries in the Orange School District with non-medical wellness essentials. According to JLOSH, many children in the area attend school lacking adequate clothing and other basic needs. The lack of access to […]

County’s 2017 leaf collection schedule

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Each fall, Essex County collects leaves along county roads. Residents whose properties are on county roads may place their leaves in biodegradable bags or sweep the loose leaves into piles at the curb. To organize leaf collection on county roads, Essex County is divided into four sectors. There will be three […]

Learn about the Jewish community in India

MILLBURN, NJ — Come to Congregation B’nai Israel in Millburn to hear congregants Wendy and Hank Kaplowitz present an illustrated talk about the Jews of India today on Thursday, Oct. 26, beginning with lunch at 12:30 p.m. Learn about the history and culture of the Cochini, Bene Israel and Baghdadi communities. Admission is charged. RSVP […]