Newark Beth Israel names new VP, chief human resources officer

Newark Beth Israel names new VP, chief human resources officer

NEWARK, NJ — Newark Beth Israel Medical Center has named Beverly Coleman the new vice president and chief human resources officer. Coleman comes to Newark Beth Israel Medical Center with more than 20 years of progressive business experience in human resources, business operations, and sales and logistics from diverse industries, including health care, consumer goods, […]

United Way kicks off virtual school supplies drive

MORRISTOWN, NJ — United Way of Northern New Jersey is seeking help from volunteers and donations of new school supplies for its annual United Way Tools for School drive, which provides students with the basic tools needed for learning in any classroom — either in school or virtually from home. Despite the uncertainties around how […]

‘Brookside Cabaret’ extends performances to Sept. 26

MILLBURN, NJ — Paper Mill Playhouse has announced added performances of “Brookside Cabaret” after the successful launch of the cabaret on Saturdays at Paper Mill Playhouse’s Carriage House Restaurant at the F.M. Kirby Carriage House.  “The excitement and demand from the community to come back to see live performance has been incredible and not just […]

Census caravan wends its way through low-response areas

Census caravan wends its way through low-response areas

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — On Saturday, Aug. 1, Essex County hosted a caravan to raise awareness about the U.S. census and motivate residents to complete their census questionnaires. The parade went through Newark, Irvington, Orange and East Orange, four municipalities with low response rates. “Being counted in the census is important because the federal money […]

Five SO, Bloomfield residents take honors in Legacies contest

Five SO, Bloomfield residents take honors in Legacies contest

SOUTH ORANGE / BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Older Americans Month is usually in May, but Essex County took the liberty of delaying it until July, holding off on announcing the winners and honorable mention honorees of the Essex County Senior Citizen Legacies Writing Contest because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Instead of an in-person celebration, all eight […]

Bloomfield School District outlines reopening plan

Bloomfield School District outlines reopening plan

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Bloomfield School District Superintendent Sal Goncalves and Assistant Superintendent Joe Fleres presented the district’s reopening plan for September at the July 21 Board of Education meeting, a month after Gov. Phil Murphy announced that schools would resume in-person learning after being forced to move online because of the COVID-19 pandemic in March. […]

Vanguard to present Broadway Buddy cabaret virtually

Vanguard to present Broadway Buddy cabaret virtually

MONTCLAIR, NJ — Vanguard Theater Company’s Broadway Buddy Mentorship Cabaret will air Thursday, Aug. 13, at 8 p.m. on BroadwayHD, the premiere streaming service for theater fans, as a benefit for The Actors Fund. The show will feature an introduction by Broadway composer, actor and playwright Lin-Manuel Miranda.  As part of the company’s mission to […]

Newark BOE approves 10-year strategic plan

NEWARK, NJ — The members of the Newark Board of Education approved the district’s 10-year strategic plan, “The Next Decade: 2020-’30,” at the June 23 public board meeting. In order to transition to “The Next Decade,” Superintendent Roger Leon first looked at the strategic plans of his predecessors and he created “NPS Clarity 2020.” This […]

Essex Vicinage to host resource conference for landlord and tenants

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Essex Vicinage will host a Landlord-Tenant Virtual Informational Conference, presented via Zoom webinar, for both landlords and tenants on Thursday, Aug. 6, from 1 to 2:15 p.m. A second webinar will be held Thursday, Aug. 27, from 1 to 2:15 p.m.  This virtual community program will discuss: the role of […]