Worrall Media pair wins NJPA awards

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Yael Katzwer, the managing editor of the News-Record of Maplewood and South Orange, as well as the West Orange Chronicle, and Rebecca Panico, a Union County LocalSource staff writer, have been honored by the New Jersey Press Association in its 2017 Newspaper Contest. Both publications are owned by Worrall Community Newspapers. […]

Timberlake’s freeholder seat remains vacant for now

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — A seat on the Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders remains open after Britnee Timberlake, a former president of the Board, filled the seat in the New Jersey State Assembly left vacant by Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver. Timberlake was on the freeholder board from 2015 to 2018, and was the president […]

JFS MetroWest welcomes new CEO

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Diane Squadron assumed the role of chief executive officer of the Jewish Family Service of MetroWest, effective Feb. 1. Squadron brings nine years of experience from New Jersey’s Youth Consultation Services where she managed the child services division. She is also a licensed clinical psychologist with more than 15 years in […]

Three sentenced in Short Hills carjacking murder case

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino announced Jan. 18 that three of the men responsible for the carjacking and murder of Dustin Friedland, the 30-year-old Hoboken lawyer killed leaving The Mall at Short Hills, were sentenced to lengthy prison terms by Superior Court Judge Michael L. Ravin. “These sentencings end the […]

L’Dor V’Dor covers Jerusalem, Iran and the U.S.

MILLBURN, NJ — Congregation B’nai Israel’s L’Dor V’Dor Speaker Series presents “Jerusalem, Iran, U.S. Policy and Peace?” On Monday, Jan. 22, at 7:30 p.m., enjoy an evening with Jonathan Schanzer, Middle East policy expert. One year after the inauguration of President Donald Trump, Schanzer will provide an update on Israel’s security in the Middle East, […]

County outlines plan for 2018 deer culling program

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. recently outlined plans for the 2018 Essex County Deer Management Program in South Mountain Reservation and Hilltop Reservation. This is the 11th year of the program, which is geared toward revitalizing the forest ecology by reducing the number of deer. “Controlling the population by removing […]

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 […]

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