Camp New Day holds holiday event at TBZ

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Camp New Day, a dedicated group of volunteers who support a close-knit group of approximately 50 adults living with intellectual and developmental disabilities in northern New Jersey, held a special winter event at Turtle Back Zoo in West Orange on Dec. 9. High school volunteers included students from Seton Hall Prep, […]

County recognizes student artists

NEWARK, NJ — The Art Educators of New Jersey welcomed 109 students from throughout Essex County to the Hall of Records for the Art Educators of New Jersey student art exhibit on Friday, March 23. This is the 14th consecutive year the county has partnered with the Art Educators of New Jersey to present the […]

Glen Ridge HS seniors to continue athletic careers at colleges and universities

Glen Ridge HS seniors to continue athletic careers at colleges and universities

GLEN RIDGE, NJ – Pictured are the Glen Ridge High School graduating senior student-athletes who will be continuing their athletic careers at their respective colleges and universities. Front row, from left to right: Chloe Duebner – Swimming, Wheaton College; Juliann Lisovicz – Lacrosse, Franklin & Marshall College; Colleen Grady – Lacrosse, Drexel University; Kellyanne Livingstone – […]

Essex County high school teens learn that love shouldn’t hurt

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Does your teenager know the warning signs of an abusive relationship? One in three teens experience verbal or physical abuse from a dating partner. This statistic is the reason that “safe dating” education is now required by law in New Jersey. Participating Essex County high schools — Columbia High School in […]

Three Essex County students win annual Nancy and Robert Eskow NCJW Volunteer Awards

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The National Council of Jewish Women, Essex County Section, honored three Essex County high school students with the Nancy and Robert Eskow NCJW Volunteer Awards. Selected out of an outstanding field of 36 applicants, the recipients of the awards were recognized for their contributions to many different causes, including starting a community […]

County, Art Educators of New Jersey partner to highlight the student creativity

NEWARK, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. and the Art Educators of New Jersey welcomed 102 students from throughout Essex County to the Hall of Records in Newark for the Art Educators of New Jersey student art exhibit on March 28. This is the 12th consecutive year in which DiVincenzo has partnered with […]

Celebrating Easter in style

WEST ORANGE / GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Members of the Glen Ridge High School Key club joined elders in Easter Egg decorating at Green Hill in West Orange on Saturday, March 19. Pictured, Shirlie Decostanza and a member of the Glen Ridge High School Key Club have fun coloring Easter eggs. Everyone enjoys taking part […]