Jewish Vocational Service to brief businesses on new state labor laws

Jewish Vocational Service to brief businesses on new state labor laws

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Jewish Vocational Service of MetroWest will offer a one-time seminar to help brief New Jersey’s small businesses on new workplace laws, which may affect businesses, on Wednesday, Oct. 24, from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at 354 Eisenhower Parkway, Plaza 1, Suite 2150, Livingston. The seminar is for business owners, human resources specialists, […]

‘Immigration in America: How it Impacts Us Nationally and Locally’

‘Immigration in America: How it Impacts Us Nationally and Locally’

MILLBURN, NJ — Congregation B’nai Israel will host a special presentation of the L’Dor V’Dor Speaker Series with award-winning reporter Matt Katz, who will discuss “Immigration in America: How it Impacts Us Nationally and Locally,” on Sunday, Oct. 14, at 9:30 a.m. A bagel breakfast will precede the talk at 9 a.m. Katz is a […]

JLOSH now accepting applications for community grants

JLOSH now accepting applications for community grants

MILLBURN, NJ — The Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills invites local nonprofit organizations to apply for a community grant for 2018-2019. The group offers grants ranging from $1,000 to $5,000; grant recipients will be announced in spring 2019. The grants will be awarded to qualifying organizations whose programs further JLOSH’s new “Fill […]

JLOSH harvests 4,500 pounds of produce for local food pantries

JLOSH harvests 4,500 pounds of produce for local food pantries

MILLBURN, NJ — Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills members, along with members of the YMCA, United Way and other New Jersey-based groups, joined together at America’s Grow-a-Row Pittstown Farm to harvest tomatoes, zucchini and cucumbers. Together they harvested 4,500 pounds in one morning. This yields approximately 18,000 servings and will directly reach […]

Protect the environment by properly disposing your household hazardous waste

Protect the environment by properly disposing your household hazardous waste

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Essex County resident are encouraged to participate in the Essex County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day, sponsored by the county of Essex and the Essex County Utilities Authority, on Saturday, Oct. 6, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Old Essex County Hospital Center, 125 Fairview Ave. in Cedar Grove. “There […]

County’s Republican women celebrate 1-year anniversary

County’s Republican women celebrate 1-year anniversary

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — In the overwhelmingly Democratic Essex County, a group of women are working to bring together female Republican voters in the area with the Essex County NJ Republican Women. “The mere existence of our group gives like-minded people a place to go,” co-founder and President Maureen Edelson said in a recent interview. […]

County to hold first-ever paper-shredding day

County to hold first-ever paper-shredding day

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Essex County Department of Public Works will hold a paper-shredding day on Saturday, Sept. 29, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Essex County Public Works Department, 99 West Bradford Ave. in Cedar Grove. “Along with our Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day, Computer & Electronics Recycling Day and Used Tire Recycling […]

NJT announces progress on PTC installation, service adjustments

NEWARK, NJ — Progress continues on the installation of Positive Train Control equipment on NJ Transit’s rail fleet to meet federal year-end milestones, requiring NJ Transit to make a final set of rail service adjustments, the organization announced in a Sept. 20 press release. The temporary discontinuation of some trains and modified times and origin/destination […]

PSE&G to lower residential gas bills ahead of winter heating season

PSE&G to lower residential gas bills ahead of winter heating season

NEWARK, NJ — PSE&G is decreasing residential gas bills just in time for the winter heating season, according to a press release from the utility. On Sept. 17, the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities approved, on a provisional basis, PSE&G’s June gas supply filing that will lower customers’ bills, effective Oct. 1. The typical […]