Noted theologian appointed at SHU

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Seton Hall University has appointed noted theologian Mark T. Miller as the first Toth/Lonergan Endowed Visiting Professor. His appointment began this August. Miller is expected to teach courses in various schools throughout the university and participate in initiatives of the Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies and the Center for Catholic Studies. Prior […]

Mark your calendar for good health

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Take advantage of a free opportunity to reduce your risk of some health problems. The South Orange Health Department will hold its 11th annual Free Health Fair on Saturday, Sept. 9, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the South Orange Fire House, 56 Sloan St. No-cost health screenings and informational […]

Make strides against breast cancer

NEWARK, NJ — The American Cancer Society will present Making Strides Against Breast Cancer on Sunday, Oct. 15, at the Prudential Center, 25 Lafayette St. in Newark, with registration beginning at 8 a.m. and the walk commencing at 10. The walk helps raise awareness and funds to save lives from breast cancer. The event brings […]

DOI golf tournament is declared a success

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Fern Forman Memorial Golf Tournament in support of Daughters of Israel was a huge success. Attracting more than 200 participants, the tournament was held on July 31 at Montclair Golf Club. In addition to the golf tournament, the event included a card and game party, cocktail reception, and awards ceremony. […]

Nutley girls’ soccer players help team to silver medal at USYSA National Championships in Texas

Nutley girls’ soccer players help team to silver medal at USYSA National Championships in Texas

NUTLEY, NJ – Mackenzie Albert and Olivia Real, two rising eighth-grade students at John Walker Middle School, competed at the United States Youth Soccer Association National Championships in Frisco, Texas July 23-30. Both girls are teammates on the Soccer Domain Football Club (SDFC) 2004 Girls Yellow team based in Montclair. The team placed second in […]

Winchester Gardens earns industry’s seal of approval

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Winchester Gardens, a senior living community in Maplewood, recently announced that it has once again earned the highest vote of confidence from CARF, an international nonprofit accreditor that sets standards of excellence for health and human service organizations. An organization receiving a five-year term of accreditation has voluntarily put itself through a rigorous […]

Moody’s upgrades county’s bond rating to Aa1

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Moody’s Investors Services has improved Essex County’s bond rating to Aa1 with a “Stable Financial Outlook,” according to a recent press release from the county. This represents an upgrade over the previous rating of Aa2 with a “Positive Financial Outlook” that was assigned in March 2016. Since 2003, Essex County’s bond […]