Millburn road closures due to construction

MILLBURN, NJ — Complete Streets construction will begin on/or about Wednesday, July 13, in Millburn. Construction will result in a full closure of Main Street between Millburn Avenue and Essex Street. This closure, intended to expedite construction, will last for approximately one month. Please follow all detours in place or plan an alternate route. Phase 1 […]

Mayors Council endorses federal strategy for initial Rahway River flood mitigation plan

Mayors Council endorses federal strategy for initial Rahway River flood mitigation plan

CRANFORD, NJ — The Mayors Council Rahway River Watershed Flood Control voted at its recent meeting to endorse the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ strategy for initial flood mitigation in the upper Rahway River Basin, according to a recent release from the Mayors Council. Known as Alternative 4a, the plan is a revision of one […]

Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel graduates and celebrates 2016 confirmands

Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel graduates and celebrates 2016 confirmands

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Nineteen students representing this year’s confirmation class at Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel led the Friday night service and shared what the Ten Commandments mean to them at a Shabbat service marking their confirmation on June 10. The students incorporated readings, music, prayers and teachings into the confirmation service, which, following the tradition […]

Conservancy unveils new outdoor sculptures

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — On Tuesday, June 14, Essex County and the South Mountain Conservancy unveiled new outdoor sculptures in the Wildflower Sculpture Park in Essex County South Mountain Reservation. Inaugurated in 2012, the Wildflower Sculpture Park is a collaborative initiative by the Essex County Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs and the South […]

TSTI celebrates two female presidents

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Annette Littman of West Orange and Sue Wishnow of Short Hills ­were recently honored for their leadership and vision within the community by Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel at the synagogue’s spring celebration. Littman was TSTI’s second female president and is a lifelong board member who continues to share her wisdom and guiding […]

Paper Mill celebrates season with concert at SOPAC

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Paper Mill Playhouse will perform a one-night-only, season finale concert at South Orange Performing Arts Center on Sunday, June 19, at 7:30 p.m. This song and dance extravaganza will feature production numbers from your favorite Broadway shows as well as pop favorites. This year, Paper Mill Playhouse adds its newest ensemble, […]

Team TRIumph looks for more members to join the fitness fun

MILLBURN, NJ — Team TRIumph, a USAT-certified women’s triathlon club, is looking for new members. The group is a diverse community of women with all fitness levels, with the singular goal of motivating each other to complete a triathlon. Through supportive and fun group training sessions, the group empowers women to take charge of their […]

Paper Mill recognizes theatrical achievement at N.J. high schools

MILLBURN, NJ — As one of the nation’s leading regional theaters and producing partners for Broadway, Paper Mill Playhouse has a well-earned reputation for launching both performers and shows for the Great White Way, according to a recent press release. Since their inception in 1996, the Paper Mill Playhouse Rising Star Awards for Excellence in […]

Mayors Council reports major step forward in Rahway River Flood Mitigation Plan

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The Mayors Council Rahway River Watershed Flood Control released in a June 5 statement that the U.S. House of Representatives recently introduced HR 5303, the Water Resources Development Act of 2016, which includes an amendment to authorize the construction planning and engineering of the Rahway River Flood Mitigation Plan. The priority […]