‘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 […]

Saluting Pirate Battalion’s newest second lieutenants

Saluting Pirate Battalion’s newest second lieutenants

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — On May 18, Seton Hall University celebrated New Jersey’s 14 newest second lieutenants at the Pirate Battalion annual Army Reserve Officer’ Training Corps commissioning ceremony at Jubilee Auditorium on the South Orange campus of the university. The guest speaker was retired Brigadier Gen. Thomas Maffey, chief operating officer of McChrystal Group, […]

SHU awards grants to distinguished faculty cohort

SHU awards grants to distinguished faculty cohort

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The 2018 distinguished faculty cohort selected to receive 2018 Seton Hall University Research Council Awards were honored at a luncheon hosted by the University Research Council and the Office of Grants and Research Services on May 1. The summer stipend and research grant competition is one of the most long-standing and […]

Jazz luminary to perform in benefit concert for Luna Stage

Jazz luminary to perform in benefit concert for Luna Stage

MONTCLAIR, NJ — Six-time Grammy Award-winning bassist Christian McBride will headline a concert to benefit Luna Stage of West Orange on Friday, June 1, at the Montclair Women’s Club. This jazz luminary will be joined onstage by special guests. The program will include cocktails, dessert, a silent auction and dancing after the concert. Proceeds will […]

Essex County students nominated for Rising Star Awards

Essex County students nominated for Rising Star Awards

MILLBURN, NJ — Since their inception in 1996, the Paper Mill Playhouse Rising Star Awards for Excellence in High School Musical Theater have ignited the careers of many notable performers, all of whom attended high school in New Jersey. Among the early nominees and winners are Anne Hathaway, Laura Benanti, Nikki M. James and more. […]

Legend Awards are presented to 6 Essex County senior citizens

Legend Awards are presented to 6 Essex County senior citizens

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — The Essex County Division of Senior Services hosted the annual Essex County Older Americans Heritage Month Celebration on Wednesday, May 9, in Cedar Grove. May is recognized as National Older Americans Month. During the ceremony, Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. presented Essex County Legends Awards to the following senior citizens: […]

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