Ladies celebrate 80 years of friendship in South Orange

After 80 years, bonds remain just as strong as in the ’30s

Ladies celebrate 80 years of friendship in South Orange

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — It is a story of enduring friendship. The Cheerful Sub-Juniors club, now known as the “Pauline Levin Memorial Club,” gathered last week to celebrate 80 years of friendship and memories. The members, together since they were just 7 years old, celebrated at a special luncheon at Giorgio’s Ristorante in South Orange, […]

Lithwick discusses U.S. Supreme Court at NCJW event

LIVINGSTON, NJ — NCJW/Essex enjoyed a full house at the 2016 opening event on Nov. 3 at Brooklake Country Club featuring award-winning journalist and legal commentator Dahlia Lithwick as keynote speaker. In a timely address, Lithwick, a contributing editor at Newsweek and a senior editor at Slate, spoke about the Supreme Court and why it […]

Service Committee presents battle flags to township

Service Committee presents battle flags to township

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Maplewood Committee for Servicemen and Servicewomen, in a presentation at the annual Veterans Day observance at Maplewood Town Hall, gave the township two American flags that once flew in Middle Eastern battle areas. “The committee proudly presents these two flags, which were give to us by two Maplewoodians who were on […]

HNA features Maplewood health educator at Nov. 17 meeting

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Hilton Neighborhood Association’s Thursday, Nov. 17, meeting at 7:30 p.m. in DeHart Community Center, 120 Burnett Ave. in Maplewood, will feature Candice Davenport, Maplewood’s health educator, who will speak on how to be prepared for an emergency or natural disaster. An “essential emergency kit” will be given away to a lucky […]

Help Essex high schoolers 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 now required by law in New Jersey, according to a press release from NCJW/Essex. Essex County high […]

Health screenings in Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Overlook Hospital Mobile Van will be conducting free blood pressure and diabetes screenings on Thursday, Nov. 17, from 1 to 3 p.m., at the Maplewood Library’s Hilton Branch, 1688 Springfield Ave. in Maplewood. Drop-ins are welcome. This event is free and open to the public. This program coordinated by the Maplewood […]