Free Senior Wellness Day in Essex County

Free Senior Wellness Day in Essex County

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Essex County senior citizens are invited to attend the 14th annual Essex County Senior Wellness Day, a free event to be held Tuesday, Sept. 24, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the South Mountain Recreation Complex, 560 Northfield Ave. in West Orange. “We are planning a fun-filled day of activities […]

County recognizes 27 senior citizens for their artistic talent

County recognizes 27 senior citizens for their artistic talent

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — On Sept. 12 in the Robert O’Toole Community Center in Cedar Grove, 27 area artists received awards in the annual Essex County Senior Citizens Juried Art Show. “I congratulate the winners and all the artists who participated in this year’s Senior Art Show. The talent displayed by our senior artists is […]

Hazel Carnival this Saturday

Hazel Carnival this Saturday

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Hazel Avenue PTA will present the annual Hazel Carnival on Saturday, Sept. 21, from noon to 4 p.m. on the Hazel Elementary School blacktop, 45 Hazel Ave. in West Orange. The rain date is Sunday, Sept. 22.  Families can purchase unlimited wristbands or individual tickets for the rides and games. […]

Run for Zach to prevent future suicides

Run for Zach to prevent future suicides

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange (stop) Suicide Advocacy Coalition will present Run for Zach on Sunday, Oct. 6, at the Rock Spring Country Club, 90 Rock Spring Road in West Orange. Doors will open at 2:30 p.m., with the race beginning at 4 p.m. This race supports the mission of the WOSAC, which […]

New roster inducted into Colgate Park Hall of Fame

New roster inducted into Colgate Park Hall of Fame

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Softball and baseball players congregated at Colgate Park field in Fink’s Wine and Liquors and Quigley’s Barbershop jerseys as a new group of “old timers” was inducted into the Colgate Park Hall of Fame at the 43rd annual Old Timer’s Day, honoring the adults who played in the park as children. […]

Nia Fellowship’s Community Day and Health Fair

Nia Fellowship’s Community Day and Health Fair

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Nia Fellowship Baptist Church will hold its Community Day and Health Fair on Saturday, Sept. 21, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Enjoy music, fun activities, health screenings and delicious food at this free event that is open to the whole community.  Health screenings include eye, blood pressure, weight and height, […]

Don’t miss the Glenmont Garden Party

Don’t miss the Glenmont Garden Party

WEST ORANGE, NJ — If you love the natural colors of summer and have a curiosity about N.J. legend Thomas Alva Edison, the Glenmont Garden Party is for you. Friends of Thomas Edison National Historical Park will hold a garden party on the lawn of Glenmont, Edison’s home in Llewellyn Park, 12 Honeysuckle Ave., West […]

N.J. Junior Leagues unite to support Newark during its water crisis

N.J. Junior Leagues unite to support Newark during its water crisis

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Junior League of the Oranges & Short Hills has united with Junior Leagues across New Jersey, including the Junior League of Montclair-Newark, to support the many residents of the city of Newark impacted by the current water crisis. As of August 2019, both the city of Newark and the Environmental […]

WO Girl Scouts take action, plant garden outside library

WO Girl Scouts take action, plant garden outside library

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Girl Scout Troop 20262, which serves fifth-graders at Hazel and Gregory elementary schools, recently took the first step in its “Take Action Project.” For their Junior Girl Scout ranks, the girls voted to install a community garden outside the West Orange Public Library. On Monday, Sept. 9, they planted fall mums […]

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