See historical houses in expanded holiday house tour

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Celebrate the holiday season by participating in the annual Essex County Historic Holiday House Tour. This year, the tour includes 15 Essex County historic sites, which will be decorated for the holidays and open to the public for a weekend tour. The tour includes Essex County Kip’s Castle and the Walther […]

Sustainable Jersey announces 2016 awards, certifications

EWING, NJ — Sustainable Jersey recently announced the recipients of the 2016 Sustainable Jersey municipal awards and the 74 towns that have achieved certification. The announcement was made at the annual Sustainable Jersey luncheon at the New Jersey League of Municipality Conference in Atlantic City. Maplewood, Millburn and South Orange were awarded the Collaboration Award […]

County honors veterans in ceremony

County honors veterans in ceremony

NEWARK, NJ — Essex County presented the seventh annual Essex County Veterans Day Observance in Veterans Memorial Park in Newark on Thursday, Nov. 10. During the ceremony, Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. recognized county employees Michael Festa, a U.S. Army veteran, and Clarence Jackson, a U.S. Navy veteran, with Essex County Community Star Awards. […]

Jazz House Kids to perform in NYC

NEW YORK CITY — The Montclair-based Jazz House Kids Music + Education Fund addresses the crisis in arts education today by bridging the gap for underserved schools and families in need. Jazz House Kids does much more than teach musicians: It gives students an artistic edge through tested programs and a world-class curriculum, striving to […]

Help Essex high schoolers learn ‘Love Shouldn’t Hurt!’

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Does your teenager know the warning signs of an abusive relationship? One in three teens experience verbal or physical abuse from a dating partner. This statistic is the reason that “safe dating” education is now required by law in New Jersey, according to a press release from NCJW/Essex. Essex County high […]

Networking luncheon for business owners in Montclair

MONTCLAIR, NJ — The MetroEast Region of the New Jersey Association of Women Business Owners is hosting its monthly networking luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 15, at the Greek Taverna, 292 Bloomfield Ave. in Montclair. The focus of this event will be an exploration of what attendees are most thankful […]

Paper Mill Playhouse announces 2016-2017 cast of its Broadway Show Choir

MILLBURN, NJ — Paper Mill Playhouse recently announced casting for its award-winning Broadway Show Choir. The Paper Mill Playhouse Broadway Show Choir is a tuition-free, audition-based, exhibition show choir that stems from Paper Mill Playhouse’s arts education and outreach programs. The choir consists of 80 singer and dancers between the ages of 15 and 22. […]

ReelAbilities to play in Montclair and West Orange

MONTCLAIR / WEST ORANGE, NJ — ReelAbilities is the largest disability film festival in the country and will be hosted from Oct. 30 through Nov. 5 at Montclair State University and at JCC MetroWest in West Orange. The festival is dedicated to promoting awareness and appreciation of the lives, stories and artistic expressions of and […]

NCJW honors two couples for philanthropy, leadership

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The National Council of Jewish Women, Essex County Section, held a “spotlight gala” to honor two couples who have shown unflagging support of the organization and to celebrate the 35th anniversary of the Linda & Rudy Slucker NCJW/Essex Center for Women, according to a recent release from the organization. The gala, […]

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