Nutley residents receive awards in Essex art show

Nutley residents receive awards in Essex art show

NUTLEY, NJ — Nutley residents Michael Zaccheo and Anthony J. Andolino received awards in the annual Essex County Senior Citizens Juried Art Show. Zaccheo was awarded first place in the professional watercolor category for “Spring Snow” and Andolino was awarded first place in the nonprofessional mixed media category for “Calle Flora.”  The artists were recognized […]

Maplewood and South Orange residents receive awards in Essex art show

Maplewood and South Orange residents receive awards in Essex art show

MAPLEWOOD / SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Maplewood resident Jill Vondervor-Frank and South Orange residents Karen Boss, Pearl Feder, Gail Gardella and Cindy Wolf received awards in the annual Essex County Senior Citizens Juried Art Show.  Vondervor-Frank received an honorable mention in the professional watercolor category for “Hudson Sunrise.” Boss received an honorable mention in the […]

East Orange and Newark residents receive awards in Essex art show

East Orange and Newark residents receive awards in Essex art show

EAST ORANGE / NEWARK, NJ — East Orange resident Carol Jenkins and Newark resident Theodore Lawton received awards in the annual Essex County Senior Citizens Juried Art Show. Jenkins was awarded first place in the professional drawing category for “Zentangle Turtle.” Lawton was awarded first place in the professional acrylic category for an untitled piece.  […]

West Orange resident receives awards in Essex senior citizens art show

West Orange resident receives awards in Essex senior citizens art show

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr., left, announced that West Orange resident Susan Silberner, center, received an award in the annual Essex County Senior Citizens Juried Art Show. Silberner was awarded second place in the nonprofessional pastels category for “Monet’s Bridge.” The artists were recognized during an awards ceremony on […]

Bloomfield and Glen Ridge residents receive awards in Essex art show

Bloomfield and Glen Ridge residents receive awards in Essex art show

BLOOMFIELD / GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Glen Ridge residents Roberta Polton and Judyann Affronti, and Bloomfield residents Joan E. Park and Elizabeth Pugh received awards in the annual Essex County Senior Citizens Juried Art Show.  Polton was awarded second place in the nonprofessional mixed media category for “Cape May Point Treasures.” Affronti was awarded second […]

Senior picnic returns to West Orange pool

Senior picnic returns to West Orange pool

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange senior picnic returned to the Ginny Duenkel Pool on Friday, Sept. 10. Summer fun was on full display as sunny blue skies welcomed the seniors back to the annual event that was canceled last year due to COVID.  Friendly smiles and good cheer ruled the day as members […]

Senior garden in West Orange delights at open house

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Growth and change were abundant at the Nicholas Vecchio Garden open house on Aug. 6 and offered a bountiful feast for the eyes. The community garden provides outdoor activity for West Orange older adults with 14 raised flower beds and wheelchair-accessible accommodations.  The senior gardening program is sponsored and supported by […]

East Orange Division of Senior Services resumes in-person programming

East Orange Division of Senior Services resumes in-person programming

EAST ORANGE, NJ — After more than a year and a half apart due to the pandemic, East Orange’s seniors are back together, thanks to programming from the city. As COVID-19 restrictions change, the East Orange Division of Senior Services, under the Department of Health and Human Services, recently officially resumed in-person programming. Now, the […]

Winners announced for Essex County Senior Citizens Legacies Writing Contest

Winners announced for Essex County Senior Citizens Legacies Writing Contest

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. announced the four winners and four honorable mention recipients of the 2021 Essex County Senior Citizen Legacies Writing Contest in a July 1 press release. Normally announced in May during Older Americans Month, the awards were delayed because of the coronavirus pandemic. “Listening to […]

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