NJ American Water flushing schedule

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — This spring and into the summer months, New Jersey American Water will perform its annual cleaning of the water distribution system to help ensure that customers continue to receive high-quality, reliable water service. New Jersey American Water has begun annual maintenance to flush out harmless mineral deposits that may have built […]

Meet the Mayors of Essex County

CALDWELL, NJ — The seventh annual Essex County Meet the Mayors Event will be Saturday, April 1, from 9 to 11 a.m. at Greenbrook Country Club, 100 West Greenbrook Road, Caldwell. The mayors from all 22 Essex County municipalities have been invited to attend. This year’s panel will include Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr., […]

County recognizes student artists at Hall of Records

NEWARK, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. and the Art Educators of New Jersey welcomed 96 students from throughout Essex County to the Hall of Records for the AENJ student art exhibit on Monday, March 20. This is the 13th consecutive year the county has partnered with the AENJ to present the student […]

Thirty regional artists support art programs for artists with disabilities

ORANGE, NJ — Arts Unbound has announced the lineup for its fifth annual Friends of Arts Unbound art exhibit and benefit sale. Several new artists are joining familiar favorites to raise funds for the nonprofit gallery and art studio for people with disabilities and seniors. More than 30 artists will be supporting Arts Unbound programs […]

Kneading for those in need

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Members of Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel in South Orange rolled up their sleeves to participate in a community challah bake on Feb. 7 in the kitchen at Community FoodBank of New Jersey, located in Hillside. The event, “Kneading for Those in Need,” was sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest and […]

SMC annual public meeting

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The South Mountain Conservancy will hold its annual public meeting Thursday, March 16, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Maplewood Memorial Library, 51 Baker St. in Maplewood. Attend the meeting to learn about the conservancy’s programs, sign up for activities and hear a guest speaker.

CBI to host two ‘Lunch & Learn’ events in March

MILLBURN, NJ — Congregation B’nai Israel will hold two “Lunch & Learn” events this march. On Thursday, March 9, CBI will screen “Denial,” in which acclaimed writer and historian Deborah Lipstadt, played by Rachel Weisz, must battle for historical truth to prove the Holocaust actually occurred when David Irving, a renowned denier, sues her for […]

Women’s Connection of TSTI holds meditation and yoga event

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Thirty-five members of the Women’s Connection of Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel got together recently for an evening of stretching bodies and relaxing minds at a yoga and meditation event. Yoga instructor Jill Vacarro from Millburn led attendees in various poses and Anne Sussman of Mindful Meeting Place in Maplewood, who is also […]

S.O. funny woman takes to Paper Mill stage

Actress playing actress enjoys stage time near SO home

S.O. funny woman takes to Paper Mill stage

MILLBURN, NJ — Jill Paice did not have to think twice before joining the cast of “A Comedy of Tenors” at the Paper Mill Playhouse. For one, the Millburn venue is close to the Broadway veteran’s home in South Orange, making it possible for her to walk her dogs between shows. But above all, it […]