GR Eco Fair and Arts Festival set

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — The ninth annual Glen Ridge Eco-Fair, on Saturday, May 7 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., will focus on how to live a more active, healthy and eco-friendly lifestyle. Featured will be electric cars, bees and butterflies, home brewing, essential oils, organic soaps, free-trade products, organic fruits and vegetables, as well […]

Water safety to be addressed at public meeting

Water safety to be addressed at public meeting

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Sheridan Street Block Association and the Irvington NAACP have joined forces to host a public meeting about Irvington Township’s water quality Thursday, May 5, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Greater New Point Baptist Church on Paine Avenue. According to press release from the Sheridan Street Block Association on Wednesday, April […]

Roosevelt Middle School to present ‘The Lion King Jr.’ in May

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Preparations and rehearsals have been under way since January for “The Lion King Jr.,” this year’s spring musical premiering at Roosevelt Middle School May 12. With grant money provided for the purchase of the play and two visits from Jelani Remy, currently playing Simba in “The Lion King” on Broadway, students […]

Savanna Cafe, enhanced bison exhibit open at Turtle Back Zoo

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Essex County officially opened the new Savanna Cafe and an enhanced bison exhibit at the Turtle Back Zoo on Thursday, April 28. The two-story, 16,500-square-foot dining facility is more than three times as large as Turtle Back’s old cafeteria building and provides additional space to accommodate the large crowds at the […]

Navigating the course of separation and divorce

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Whether you are living at home together or living apart, upheaval and transition go hand in hand with separation and divorce. The Linda and Rudy Slucker NCJW/Essex Center for women is offering a program that will help you through it. Join Joanna Brick, a family law attorney in private practice in Bergen […]

McGreevey to address ‘Reinvention After Incarceration’

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Registration is now open for the NCJW/Essex Lunch and Learn, “A Fresh Start: Reinvention After Incarceration,” featuring former Gov. James McGreevey, now director of the Jersey City Employment and Training Program, on Tuesday, May 17, from noon to 2 p.m. McGreevey has become a leader in helping released prisoners successfully adjust back […]

Lions Club finds a worthy recipient for camp scholarship

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Seek and you shall find. But sometimes a little inside information helps to connect the dots. The Bloomfield Lions Club, which was looking for a potential recipient for a one-week scholarship to Camp Marcella, a summer camp for visually impaired children, by chance found that person — singing. Gabby Salazar, a Bloomfield High […]

West Orange Special Education Parents Advisory Council to hold parent meetings

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Special Education Parent Advisory Council will hold two additional meetings to give parents and guardians the opportunity to discuss their experiences as part of the school district’s special education program. The information provided will be compiled to create a survey that special needs families can take to help […]

Recording studio will be opened by friends

Recording studio will be opened by friends

NUTLEY, NJ — For Nutley natives Adam Radice and Matthew Ciancimino, music is much more than a beloved hobby or a lucrative career; it’s a way of bringing artists together and inspiring people. With the upcoming official opening of their music group’s new recording studio, 4xStudio, on May 7, they aim to share their love with […]