Rock Spring Golf Club to hold seminar to help fundraisers

Rock Spring Golf Club to hold seminar to help fundraisers

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Rock Spring Golf Club in West Orange will hold a seminar on “Tournament 101” to provide organizations with information about and tips for holding a fundraiser at the club. The seminar will be Thursday, Aug. 29, from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the club, 90 Rock Spring Road. The seminar will […]

Don’t miss the West Orange High School Carnival

Don’t miss the West Orange High School Carnival

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange High School Cheer and Mountaineer End Zone Football Boosters are presenting their first-ever fundraising carnival on the Midway at WOHS, 51 Conforti Ave., from Aug. 14 through 18. From Aug. 14 through 17, the carnival will be open from 6 to 10 p.m., and on Aug. 18, it […]

JFS works to better support needs of Russian-speaking Holocaust survivors

JFS works to better support needs of Russian-speaking Holocaust survivors

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — JFS MetroWest has been appointed a sub-grantee for critical support services for isolated, Russian-speaking Holocaust survivors. In partnership with the Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ and Jewish Federations of North America, Jewish Family Service of MetroWest NJ seeks to better support the needs of socially isolated, Russian-speaking Holocaust survivors living […]

More than 800 children shop cost-free at Back 2 School Store

More than 800 children shop cost-free at Back 2 School Store

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The 11th annual NCJW/Essex Back 2 School Store brought much more than just grins on Sunday, July 28, as hundreds of children went shopping at a one-day pop-up store designed to help children in financial need in Essex County. “I can’t wait to get new shoes! I want sparkles on them!” exclaimed […]

Route 280 crash sends first responders to the hospital

West Orange firefighter remains in serious condition

Route 280 crash sends first responders to the hospital

WEST ORANGE, NJ — A major accident on the eastbound side of Route 280 sent two state troopers and five West Orange firefighters to the hospital on Tuesday, July 30, when a dump truck struck the state troopers as they stood outside their patrol cars while responding to another accident. Two West Orange police officers […]

Executive order seeks to address ‘rising tide of hate’ in NJ

Executive order seeks to address ‘rising tide of hate’ in NJ

TRENTON, NJ — On Aug. 7, acting Gov. Sheila Oliver issued an executive order establishing an interagency task force to tackle the problem of bias incidents among students and young adults. The executive order follows the publication of a report by Attorney Gen. Gurbir S. Grewal that shows a “rising tide of hate” in New […]

WOAC presents ‘Artists of the Oranges’

WOAC presents ‘Artists of the Oranges’

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Arts Council will present “Artists of the Oranges,” by Jim Horton, from Aug. 17 to Sept. 14 at the West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Road. A reception will take place on Saturday, Aug. 17, from 2 to 5 p.m. “Artists of the Oranges” is an exhibit of […]

Countywide council supports families, those with disabilities

Countywide council supports families, those with disabilities

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Rebekah Novemsky had been going to Statewide Family Support Planning Council meetings for years before she became the family liaison to the state program that offers support to New Jersey residents with developmental disabilities and their families about a year ago. Novemsky is a Maplewood resident whose son Liam has developmental […]