Area high school productions receive Paper Mill Playhouse Rising Star Awards

Area high school productions receive Paper Mill Playhouse Rising Star Awards

MILLBURN, NJ — As one of the nation’s leading professional theaters and recipient of the Regional Theatre Tony Award, Paper Mill Playhouse has a well-earned reputation for launching both performers and shows to Broadway. Since their inception in 1996, the Paper Mill Playhouse Rising Star Awards for Excellence in High School Musical Theater have ignited […]

Young artist exhibition showcases renewed creativity post-pandemic lockdown

Young artist exhibition showcases renewed creativity post-pandemic lockdown

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The “Inspired Minds: Young Artist Exhibition” is a visual arts program designed to nurture and enrich the next generation by celebrating young artists in the region. This annual program provides a comprehensive, professional gallery experience to art students from submission, selection, exhibition and possible sale of their artwork. This year, “Inspired […]

Essex County students to graduate from prestigious New Jersey STEM program

CHATHAM, NJ — On Saturday, May 21, Essex County residents Deborah McDougall and JéVanni Napoleon, of East Orange; Elaina Mann, of Livingston; Leonard Jasper, of Maplewood; Julia Schanen, of Montclair; Achunike Okafor, of Newark; Alexandre Jean, of Verona; and Nathaniel Vinoya, of West Orange, will graduate from Governor’s STEM Scholars, a program of the Research […]

Area students to receive NJ Governor’s Award in Arts Education honors

Area students to receive NJ Governor’s Award in Arts Education honors

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Approximately 100 students and 17 arts leaders will receive the prestigious New Jersey Governor’s Award in Arts Education on Thursday, May 26.  The Governor’s Award in Arts Education program was established in 1980, to celebrate artistic excellence and create visibility, awareness and appreciation for the impact that the arts have on […]

Commissioners hold 18th annual ‘Essex County Celebrates Youth’ event

Commissioners hold 18th annual ‘Essex County Celebrates Youth’ event

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — On Tuesday, April 26, the Essex County Board of County Commissioners held its 2022 “Essex County Celebrates Youth” event via Zoom. The event is held yearly to acknowledge outstanding young people throughout the county who have accomplished and contributed a great deal early in their lives. This year the board recognized: […]

SEC recently announced all-conference teams for track and field

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Super Essex Conference recently named students to all-conference teams in track and field. Girls track and field – American Division: Columbia High School – First team: Sabrina McCrear for intermediate hurdles. Second team: Kamali Hoff for the high hurdles. Irvington High School – Second team: Raphae Guthrie for the shot […]

SEC recently announced all-conference teams for golf

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Super Essex Conference–American Division recently named students to all-conference teams in golf. Named to the first team are: West Essex Regional High School’s Garrett Kessler and Ava Lozito; Newark Academy’s Nathan Drogin and Kevin Ha; Millburn High School’s Blake Oppenheim, Nate Beck and Richard Erhardt; and Livingston High School’s Zach […]

SEC recently announced all-conference teams for lacrosse

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Super Essex Conference recently named students to all-conference teams in boys and girls lacrosse. Boys lacrosse In the American Division, first team honors went to Seton Hall Prep’s Quinn Moore, Max Merklinger, Matt Wrede, David Whelan and Ryan DellaRocco; West Essex Regional High School’s Jack Massotto and Michael Drago; Caldwell […]

SEC recently announced all-conference teams for baseball, softball

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Super Essex Conference recently named students to all-conference teams in baseball and softball. Baseball In the American Division, first team honors went to Millburn High School’s Daniel Cifu; Montclair High School’s Anthony Anzaldi, Brett Janifer and Jeremy Sacks; Nutley High School’s Lou Raffaelli; Bloomfield High School’s Nico Ong and Andre […]

Area students receive scholarships from cyber security competition

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The National Cyber Scholarship Foundation has awarded 63 New Jersey high school students with the coveted “National Cyber Scholar” designation following its 48-hour National Cyber Scholarship competition. The annual nationwide event for high school students is designed to evaluate aptitude in combating cyber threats and encourage them to become part of […]

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