JFS celebrates ‘An Evening of Laughter’

JFS celebrates ‘An Evening of Laughter’

SPRINGFIELD, NJ — JFS MetroWest’s held its annual “An Evening of Laughter” fundraising event on June 7 at Temple Beth Ahm Yisrael in Springfield. At the event, Jed and Carrie Nussbaum, of Short Hills, and Nancy and Robert Eskow, of Livingston, were honored. Photos Courtesy of Kimberly Colchamiro

Four Rising Star Awards go to Essex County schools

Four Rising Star Awards go to Essex County schools

MILLBURN, NJ — On Monday, June 4, the 23rd annual Paper Mill Playhouse Rising Star Awards were presented for outstanding achievement by students and educators in the areas of performance, design, direction, choreography, technical production and overall production excellence. The Paper Mill Playhouse Rising Star Awards were created in 1996 to encourage and reward exceptional […]

County SummerMusic Concert Series returns

County SummerMusic Concert Series returns

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The 2018 Essex County free SummerMusic Concert Series brings a diverse group of musicians and entertainers to perform at locations throughout the historic Essex County Park System and provides residents with an evening leisure activity to enjoy the parks. This year’s series features three concert and fireworks spectaculars, Friday night concerts […]

New art installations unveiled at Wildflower Sculpture Park

New art installations unveiled at Wildflower Sculpture Park

MAPLEWOOD / MILLBURN, NJ — On Tuesday, May 29, Essex County and the South Mountain Conservancy unveiled four new outdoor sculptures in the Wildflower Sculpture Park in 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 […]

Brafman, Wyatt win TSTI Volunteer Service Award

Brafman, Wyatt win TSTI Volunteer Service Award

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Two members of Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel in South Orange were honored at the Reform synagogue’s annual congregational meeting on May 16. Arlene Brafman of West Orange and Cyndy Wyatt of Short Hills received TSTI’s Volunteer Service Award in recognition of their outstanding contributions to TSTI and the wider community. TSTI Board […]

Graduating TSTI students share favorite memories at ceremony

Graduating TSTI students share favorite memories at ceremony

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel, the Reform synagogue in South Orange, bade a fond farewell on May 4 to its latest graduating class from Hebrew High, senior youth group STISY and the religious school’s madrichim, or classroom aide, programs. The 12th-grade students, who led the Friday evening service, spoke about their experiences as […]

NJAW to implement provisional rates as the company’s rate request is being reviewed

NJAW to implement provisional rates as the company’s rate request is being reviewed

VOORHEES, NJ — Beginning June 15, New Jersey American Water is implementing provisional rates for water and wastewater service while the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities reviews the company’s rate change request. New Jersey American Water’s rate request, which was filed Sept. 15, 2017, was driven by more than $868 million in needed investment […]

‘Click It or Ticket’ in Essex County

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Sheriff Armando Fontoura advised motorists in a recent press release that the Essex County Sheriff’s Office will join with municipal police from around New Jersey in cracking down on unbuckled motorists and passengers as part of the national “Click it or Ticket” campaign. Beginning May 21 and running through June 3, […]

Men of Essex, Inc. honors Essex County scholar-athletes and Athletes of Year

Men of Essex, Inc. honors Essex County scholar-athletes and Athletes of Year

The Men of Essex, Inc. has selected track phenom Reanda Richards of West Essex Regional High School to be the recipient of the 2018 “Essex Award.” The 60th Anniversary Essex Awards dinner banquet was held on Wednesday, May 16, at Cedar Hill Golf & Country Club in Livingston. Richards broke a 36-year-old meet record in […]

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