‘Open Essex’ exhibit draws many to Nov. 10 opening

‘Open Essex’ exhibit draws many to Nov. 10 opening

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The Gallery at TSTI — the art space at Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel in South Orange — held a festive opening on Nov. 10 for its “Open Essex” exhibit, which has 77 pieces from 30 Essex County artists on display, comprising two-dimensional paintings in various media, photographs and sculptures. The event drew […]

Middle school parents learn about AileyDance Kids

Middle school parents learn about AileyDance Kids

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — On the evening of Tuesday, Nov. 12, the South Orange Performing Arts Center hosted a “Meet & Greet” event to engage and inform middle school parents about the AileyDance Kids Residency Program occurring at both South Orange and Maplewood middle schools. AileyDance Kids is an education extension division of Alvin Ailey […]

Seton Hall University celebrates investiture of new president

Seton Hall University celebrates investiture of new president

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The investiture of Joseph Nyre as Seton Hall University’s 21st president was a celebration of the university’s storied past, dynamic present and limitless future, according to a recent press release from the university. The Nov. 15 ceremony officially welcomed Nyre, who was appointed by the university’s board of regents in February […]

Black Parents Workshop Chisholm-Greene to board of trustees

Black Parents Workshop Chisholm-Greene to board of trustees

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Former Board of Education candidate Narda Chisholm-Greene has been appointed to serve on the board of trustees for the Black Parents Workshop.  Outgoing Black Parents Workshop Chairman Walter Fields said, “We could not be more excited by the addition of Ms. Chisholm-Greene to our organization. In two campaigns for the Board of […]

11 Essex County students selected to participate in debutante leadership program

11 Essex County students selected to participate in debutante leadership program

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — “Preparing the Next Global Servant Leader” is this year’s theme for the Essex County Chapter of the Links’ 2019 Debutante Leadership Program and 14th biennial Emerald & Ivory Debutante Cotillion. Twenty girls were selected from seven New Jersey counties — 11 from Essex County — to participate in the prestigious program.  […]

Donate hats, gloves and scarves to those in need

Donate hats, gloves and scarves to those in need

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Maplewood Police Department is working with FAMILYConnections to collect hats, gloves and scarves for its Winter Warmth Drive. Through Jan. 3, residents are encouraged to donate new hats, gloves and scarves at the police department, 1618 Springfield Ave.; Maplewood Town Hall, 574 Valley St.; the Board of Education, 525 Academy Road […]

SO Rotary and SOPL collect items for various organizations

SO Rotary and SOPL collect items for various organizations

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Gifting Days are here again! South Orange Rotary and the South Orange Public Library will be working with Wynona’s House, Isaiah House, M.E.N.D. and Diller Teen Fellows to collect items for donation. The collection will run through Dec. 16 and all items can be dropped off at the SOPL, 65 Scotland […]

6 Essex County towns earn Sustainable Jersey certification in 2019

6 Essex County towns earn Sustainable Jersey certification in 2019

EWING, NJ — Sustainable Jersey announced Nov. 12 the 82 municipalities, from 20 New Jersey counties, that achieved Sustainable Jersey certification in 2019. At 80 percent participation, Sustainable Jersey has 450 of New Jersey’s 565 municipalities engaged in the certification program. “Congratulations to all of the municipalities that have achieved certification this year,” Sustainable Jersey […]

Sturm’s novel echoes throughout the reader’s soul

Sturm’s novel echoes throughout the reader’s soul

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Maplewood author Lisa Sturm’s debut novel, “Echoed in My Bones,” will echo through your mind long after you finish reading it. Drawing from her years of experience as a psychotherapist in Irvington, Elizabeth and Plainfield, and now with a practice in Springfield, Sturm deftly captures the lives and emotions of her three […]

Black Parents Workshop creates board of advisers to provide guidance

Black Parents Workshop creates board of advisers to provide guidance

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Black Parents Workshop has created a board of advisers that will serve in a strictly advisory role to the organization. The board of advisers represents a cross-section of individuals with expertise in elementary and secondary education, higher education, private industry, law and criminal justice. “We are excited by this new addition […]

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