Essex teens learn ‘Love Shouldn’t Hurt!’

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Does your teenager know the warning signs of an abusive relationship? One in three teens experience verbal or physical abuse from a dating partner. This statistic is the reason that “safe dating” education is required by law in New Jersey. West Orange High School, Montclair High School and Technology High School […]

How Essex County residents voted this past election

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — This election season in Essex County was quite eventful, with a combined 55 elections and four public questions. There were a whopping 159 candidates listed on the various county ballots. All results remain unofficial until certified by Essex County Clerk Christopher J. Durkin. The biggest election was of course that for […]

Romantic-era piano music

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Janet Armuth Wolkoff will perform selections from Romantic piano literature, including works by Schumann, Brahms and Chopin at a classical piano music appreciation show held by the South Orange-Maplewood Adult School on Thursday, Nov. 30, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in Room C237 at Columbia High School. In between pieces, Wolkoff will […]

Kidde recalls fire extinguishers with plastic handles

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Kidde Fire Safety has issued a recall for Kidde fire extinguishers with plastic handles due to discharge failure and nozzle detachment. This product recall involves two styles of Kidde disposable fire extinguishers: plastic handle fire extinguishers and plastic push-button fire extinguishers. This recall does not include Kidde Professional or Badger branded […]

SO cafe to host fundraiser to assist hurricane victims

SO cafe to host fundraiser to assist hurricane victims

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Truly embracing the idea that laughter is the best medicine, a local woman is hosting the “Laugh for a Cause” fundraiser on Friday, Nov. 17, from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at Inkosi’s Cafe on Irvington Avenue in South Orange, with proceeds benefiting victims of the recent hurricanes in Puerto Rico and […]

Girl Scouts earn Silver Award for community service projects

Girl Scouts earn Silver Award for community service projects

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Maplewood Mayor Vic DeLuca helps award members of Girl Scout Troop 22831 with their Silver Award. From left are Evelyn Van de North, Elliot Foley, Grace Trenouth, DeLuca, Maggie Sheridan and Phoebe Holt-Reiss. Community service projects to earn this award included libraries for Interfaith Hospitality Network families, a pedestrian safety video for […]

Seth Boyden, MSU kick off music partnership with lively drumming event

Seth Boyden, MSU kick off music partnership with lively drumming event

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Montclair State University’s African Drumming Ensemble had Seth Boyden School’s staff, students and community members on their feet dancing and drumming their way into the start of something new. Led by John J. Cali School of Music adjunct faculty member Robert Levin, graduate music education coordinator Lisa De Lorenzo and undergraduate music […]

SHU hosts ‘Poetry in the Round’ event

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The first “Poetry in the Round” event of fall 2017 at Seton Hall University will present critically acclaimed author Kaitlyn Greenidge on Wednesday, Nov. 15, at 7:30 p.m. in the Faculty Lounge, University Center. This reading is free and open to the public. Greenidge’s debut novel is “We Love You, Charlie […]

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