Poueriet and Yacob to star in gripping Luna Stage show

Poueriet and Yacob to star in gripping Luna Stage show

WEST ORANGE, NJ — “The Assignment,” a new play by Camilo Almonacid, begins a limited engagement at Luna Stage on Thursday, Nov. 29. On the heels of Luna’s critically-acclaimed “Pirira,” “The Assignment” is the second play in Luna’s 2018-19 MainStage season, which features four new plays exploring how people can bridge ideological divides and create […]

TSTI’s PrimeConnection celebrates first anniversary

TSTI’s PrimeConnection celebrates first anniversary

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — One thing members of Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel in South Orange prize is connection — to their synagogue and through the many ways in which TSTI brings its members together. One example is PrimeConnection, a group for adults in their prime of life that provides monthly opportunities to connect with peers at […]

Caring community members ‘Run with the Devils’

Caring community members ‘Run with the Devils’

WEST ORANGE, NJ — RWJBarnabas Health’s Running with the Devils 5K Run and Walk took place Saturday, Nov. 3, at South Mountain Recreation Complex in West Orange. The event, which raised more than $160,000, supports the collective commitment of RWJBarnabas Health and the New Jersey Devils to build stronger communities by promoting healthy, active lifestyles […]

Women to Women Luncheon held in West Orange

Women to Women Luncheon held in West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — On Oct. 30, Rachel Coalition hosted its annual Women to Women Luncheon at the Wilshire Grand Hotel in West Orange. The keynote speaker was Jennie Willoughby, a domestic violence survivor who has been outspoken about the abuse she says she suffered from former husband Rob Porter, a former White House aide. […]

DOI wins Employer Recognition Award

DOI wins Employer Recognition Award

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Daughters of Israel was presented with the Employer Recognition Award, “For Championing Employment for People with Disabilities,” by the Essex County & Newark Workforce Development Boards’ Disability Issues Committee on Oct. 29 at Mayfair Farms in West Orange.

County hosts ninth annual Veterans Day observance

County hosts ninth annual Veterans Day observance

NEWARK, NJ — At the ninth annual Essex County Veterans Day Observance in Veterans Memorial Park in Newark on Wednesday, Nov. 7, Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr., joined by 11th Congressional District Congresswoman-elect Mikie Sherrill, a veteran herself, presented an Essex County Community Star Award to William D. Squires, a U.S. Navy and […]

Club TBA members craft message vases

Club TBA members craft message vases

LIVINGSTON, NJ — On Nov. 5 and 6, Club TBA met for the second session in a series of programs based on Jewish values. November’s theme is “Kindness and Compassion.” Members of Club TBA of the Jewish Learning Program of Temple B’nai Abraham created a vase filled with personal messages with their interpretations of kindness […]

JLOSH receives Community Partner of the Year Award

JLOSH receives Community Partner of the Year Award

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Family Assistance Resource Center NJ hosted its fourth annual Awards & Recognition Dinner in October, honoring the Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills as the Community Partner of the Year. FARC recognized JLOSH for its outstanding contributions in helping meet the basic needs of children and families who have […]

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