Essex County rakes in funding from NJ State Council on the Arts

Essex County rakes in funding from NJ State Council on the Arts

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The New Jersey State Council on the Arts recently awarded more than $15.7 million in grant funding to support 700 arts organizations, projects and artists throughout the state. The awards were announced at the Arts Council’s 52nd annual meeting, held at the New Jersey State Museum in Trenton. “The New Jersey […]

ECPO, EC Bar Foundation sponsor gun buyback program

ECPO, EC Bar Foundation sponsor gun buyback program

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino and Essex County Bar Association President Raj Gadhok announced July 19 that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office and the Essex County Bar Foundation, the related charitable arm of the ECBA, are co-sponsoring a one-day gun buyback program this fall. The initiative is the first time in […]

Young talent to take the stage in Paper Mill show

Young talent to take the stage in Paper Mill show

MONTCLAIR, NJ — More than 100 young performers will be taking the stage at Montclair State University’s Memorial Auditorium on July 27 and 28 as the Paper Mill Playhouse puts on its annual “New Voices” concert, the culmination of the theater’s Summer Musical Theater Conservatory. The show has a new theme each year, and this […]

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. […]