SOMA youth invited to demo at Arthur Ashe Stadium

SOMA youth invited to demo at Arthur Ashe Stadium

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Eleven junior tennis players from South Orange and Maplewood representing The Maplewood Club, Orange Lawn Tennis Club and West Orange Tennis Club participated in a Net Generation Kids on Court demonstration sponsored by the United States Tennis Association at the 2017 U.S. Open. The demonstration took place at Arthur […]

Essex County towns vary broadly in N.J. municipality rankings

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — New Jersey Monthly recently released its rankings of all of New Jersey’s towns. Essex County towns run the gamut, with the some of the best and some of the worst, according to the magazine’s methodology. In compiling New Jersey Monthly’s 2017 Top 100 Towns list, researchers at Leflein Associates, an independent […]

9th annual Back 2 School Store is huge success

9th annual Back 2 School Store is huge success

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The National Council of Jewish Women, Essex County Section received a generous donation from a local ad-hoc group of the Rotary Club of the Caldwells to support this year’s ninth annual NCJW/Essex Back 2 School Store, which took place on Sunday, July 30. The group of three local women, who call themselves […]

County to participate in Drug Take Back Day on April 29

County to participate in Drug Take Back Day on April 29

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Essex County Division of Community Health and Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. joined April 13 with the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Team, the Essex County Police Chief’s Association and the Essex County Crime Prevention Officers Association to announce plans for Drug Take Back Day and raise awareness about […]

Give the Kids Hope

NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — The David Harris 2017 Invitational Golf Tournament benefits the Give the Kids Hope Foundation and will be Monday, May 15, with registration beginning at 9:30 a.m. at the Green Brook Country Club, 100 Greenbrook Road in North Caldwell. Proceeds will be used to rejuvenate the outdoor recreation area at Camp Hope […]

Protesters gather outside Frelinghuysen’s office demanding meeting

Protesters gather outside Frelinghuysen’s office demanding meeting

MORRISTOWN, NJ — Constituents of New Jersey’s 11th Congressional district continued to press Republican Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen, who represents parts of Essex, Morris, Sussex and Passaic counties, to explain his views on a number of the new Trump administration’s policies. With signs and slogans of “Where’s Rodney?” and “We’re not going away,” voters from various […]

Essex County outlines plans for 10th annual deer management program

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County recently outlined plans for the 2017 deer management program in South Mountain Reservation and Hilltop Reservation. This is the 10th year of the program, which is geared toward revitalizing the forest ecology by reducing the number of deer. The program will not be held in Eagle Rock Reservation this […]

1978 Maplewood Arts Center to feature student artwork

‘FRESH 9.0’ recognizes budding artistic talent

1978 Maplewood Arts Center to feature student artwork

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — “FRESH 9.0,” an exhibit now in its ninth year that features artwork by Advanced Placement studio art students from six area high schools, opened Tuesday, Dec. 20, at 1978 Maplewood Arts Center. The schools represented include: Columbia High School in Maplewood, Arts High School in Newark, West Essex Regional High School in […]

CITIZENS OF NEW JERSEY A CALL TO ACTION BY MONDAY A.M.

 WHAT IS GOVERNOR CHRISTIE TRYING TO HIDE? For over 100 years, governments and businesses in the U.S. have been required to inform the public about vital matters like government contract bids, variance applications, sub-division variance applications, foreclosures, sales of government property, government contract bids, and municipal tax sales. But this week, Gov. Chris Christie and […]

‘FRESH 9.0’ comes to 1978

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — 1978 Maplewood Arts Center presents the 9th annual Advanced Placement Art Students Exhibit, “FRESH 9.0.” Join the 1978 family as we celebrate the talent and energy of our next generation of art stars. Advanced-placement studio art students demonstrate the skills and ideas developed, refined and applied throughout high school to produce visual […]