Montclair Foundation donates $2,000 to Main St. Counseling Center

Montclair Foundation donates $2,000 to Main St. Counseling Center

MONTCLAIR / WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Montclair Foundation has awarded a $2,000 grant to Main St. Counseling Center, a nonprofit community mental health agency based in West Orange. The grant will support services for Montclair residents who might otherwise be unable to access counseling services, especially those without health insurance or who are on […]

Comfort Keepers® of Montclair & Hasbrouck Heights Celebrates Company’s 20th Anniversary

MONTCLAIR, NJ — Comfort Keepers®, a leading provider of quality, in-home care for seniors and other adults, is celebrating its 20th anniversary. The company was originally founded in 1998, when Kristina Butler, a registered nurse working in Springfield, Ohio, discovered the need for someone to assist her patients with non-medical needs. Kristina took it upon […]

Seton Hall colleges and schools honor alumni at Many Are One Gala

Seton Hall colleges and schools honor alumni at Many Are One Gala

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The sold-out 2018 Many Are One alumni awards gala took place June 8 in Seton Hall University’s recently dedicated Bethany Hall. Many Are One is an annual celebration of Seton Hall alumni who have positively influenced the world and exemplify the university’s mission of servant leadership. Proceeds raised through gala ticket […]

County asks property owners to help in battle to control mosquitoes

County asks property owners to help in battle to control mosquitoes

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Essex County Division of Mosquito Control/Environmental Services conducts mosquito control measures throughout the year, but property owners can help control the mosquito population by eliminating any standing water from their properties in which mosquitoes could lay eggs. The following are some easy tips provided by the American Mosquito Control Association […]

Shillelagh Club gives back to community

Shillelagh Club gives back to community

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Shillelagh Club ended a weeklong fundraiser, during which it raised $1,000 for Paws Animal Rescue as a participant in Negroni Week, a national fundraising effort in which bars sell Campari-based drinks and donate portions of the proceeds to charities. The Shillelagh Club’s “A Drink for Your Paws” event […]

‘The Winning Edge’ at MSU

MONTCLAIR, NJ — On Monday, June 18, an informative business conference, titled “The Winning Edge,” will take place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Montclair State University, 1 Normal Ave. in Montclair. This conference will address and provide real solutions for the most pressing challenges facing every business today, according to a press release. […]

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 […]

Seth Boyden School performs at John J. Cali School of Music

Seth Boyden School performs at John J. Cali School of Music

MONTCLAIR, NJ — On May 24, music ensembles from Seth Boyden Demonstration School in Maplewood traveled to Montclair State University’s John J. Cali School of Music to perform for parents and other school community members. This performance was a demonstration of students’ cumulative growth as participants in the MSU Music Grant Residency Partnership with South […]

County presents senior citizens with Legacies Writing Contest awards

County presents senior citizens with Legacies Writing Contest awards

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — The Essex County Division of Senior Services recognized the writing talents of eight Essex County residents during the annual Essex County Senior Citizens Legacies Writing Contest Celebration Luncheon on Wednesday, May 23. The Legacies Writing Contest encourages Essex senior citizens to write essays about the people and events that have influenced […]

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