JFS of MetroWest to administer Wise Aging initiative

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Jewish Family Service of MetroWest has been awarded a grant by the Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey to administer a Wise Aging initiative in the MetroWest communities. The program, which is a partnership with 12 local synagogue groups plus the JCC MetroWest, will help Jewish people in their second adulthoods, their […]

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 […]

Senior citizens receive awards for amazing artworks

Senior citizens receive awards for amazing artworks

CEDAR GROVE, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. congratulated 28 Essex County artists who received awards in the annual Essex County Senior Citizens Juried Art Show on Aug. 29 at an awards ceremony at the Essex County Hospital Center in Cedar Grove. “I congratulate the winners and all the artists who participated in […]

Maplewood provides NJAW project update for Valley Street

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Maplewood Police Department has contacted New Jersey American Water to clarify the schedule of work for the Valley Street project, according to a recent release from the department. Barring any unforeseen emergencies, the plan for the Valley Street Project is as follows: The primary work on Valley Street, which has required […]

NJ Transit continues quality of commute improvements at Port Authority Bus Terminal

NEWARK, NJ — Following the success of last year’s reorganization and consolidation of services within the Port Authority Bus Terminal, NJ Transit is again partnering with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey for Phase Two of improvements to the quality of commute, according to an Aug. 23 press release. Beginning Sept. 3, […]

Priddy now registering students for fall programs

MILLBURN, NJ — Registration for the fall semester is now under way for the Priddy Learning Academy in Millburn, according to a release. Priddy, now in its 20th year, is a leading provider of supplemental learning in mathematics and reading comprehension for students in grades K through 12. Priddy also offers test prep for the […]

Essex County College swears in new trustees

Essex County College swears in new trustees

NEWARK, NJ — An educator from West Orange and a business executive from the Short Hills section of Millburn have been appointed to the board of trustees at Essex County College, according to a recent press release. New trustees Leila Sadeghi of West Orange is executive director for the Guarini Institute for Government and Leadership […]