County honors individuals with Pride of Essex awards

NEWARK, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. and the Essex County Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning Advisory Board hosted the Essex County LGBTQ Pride Month Celebration on Wednesday, June 27. During the ceremony, DiVincenzo presented Pride of Essex County Awards to Elaine Helms, founder of the RAIN Foundation; Peter Oates, director of […]

AIDS benefit concert to be held in Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Triad Arts Ensemble will present a Canticles for Life AIDS Benefit Concert on Sunday, April 15, at 7 p.m. at St. Joseph’s Church, 767 Prospect St. in Maplewood. The concert will feature Canticles Chairperson Ginny Johnston of Maplewood conducting the 27-voice Triad Vocal Ensemble. They will perform traditional anthems, pop arrangements and […]