SHU honors distinguished faculty members

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Seton Hall University recently honored its 2016 cohort of Faculty Researchers of the Year, recognizing six faculty members from the South Orange and Maplewood area for their leadership and courage in the pursuit of new knowledge. This year’s local Researcher of the Year honorees include: Charles Sullivan of Maplewood and Timothy […]

SOMA students to perform with Broadway professionals

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — South Orange and Maplewood students will perform in Vanguard Theater Company’s Broadway Buddy Mentorship Cabaret on Sunday, May 22, at South Orange Middle School at 7:30 p.m. The cabaret will also showcase Broadway professionals from shows including “Hamilton,” “Aladdin,” “School of Rock” and “The Color Purple,” among others, who, through Vanguard’s […]

Aspiring Kindness Foundation plans 4th annual charity golf outing

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Aspiring Kindness Foundation, which raises money for first responders, emergency service providers, and fire prevention and education programs, will hold its fourth annual Charity Golf Outing at the new Montclair Golf Club at Rock Spring in West Orange on Monday, June 20. Reflecting the origins of the charity that was formed […]

EO, SO residents honored with Legends Awards

EO, SO residents honored with Legends Awards

NEWARK, NJ — The Essex County Division of Senior Services hosted the 10th annual Essex County Older Americans Heritage Month Celebration on Wednesday, May 11, in The Priory restaurant in Newark. During the ceremony, Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. presented Essex County Legends Awards to East Orange resident Inez Rosalie Alick Elliott and South […]

Oheb Shalom to host LGBTQ Pride Shabbat

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Oheb Shalom Congregation will host a celebratory LGBTQ Pride Shabbat on Friday, June 3, with a community Shabbat dinner at 6:30 p.m. LGBTQ stands for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer. At 7:30 p.m., a special musical Shabbat service will feature “Sharing Our Trans & Gay Stories,” in which several members […]

Paper Mill Playhouse announces 2016 Rising Star Award nominations

MILLBURN, NJ — As one of the nation’s leading regional theaters and producing partners for Broadway, Paper Mill Playhouse has a well-earned reputation for launching both performers and shows for the Great White Way. The theater will be the recipient of this year’s Regional Theatre Tony Award. Since their inception in 1996, the Paper Mill […]

Singers to ‘pop up’ at TSTI

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The Pop Ups — a pop duo that delights young children with their hand-painted sets, cardboard props and puppets — are bringing their unique show to Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel on Sunday, May 15, with a concert at 11 a.m. Brooklyn musicians Jason Rabinowitz and Jacob Stein, who have been nominated twice […]