Arts Unbound showcases local senior talent in Orange

Arts Unbound provides support to marginalized groups

Arts Unbound showcases local senior talent in Orange

ORANGE, NJ — Arts Unbound, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the artistic development and achievement of seniors and people with disabilities, is currently exhibiting select works by local senior artists Karen Bokert and Siegmund “Siggy” Joseph at the Dora Stern Gallery at 544 Freeman St. in Orange. The show, which opened Aug. 27, will run […]

Proposed advisory board ordinance left off agenda

Public speaks in favor of advisory board

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Councilman Joe Krakoviak and several residents have demanded to know why an ordinance proposing a senior citizens advisory board was not included on the voting agenda during the Aug. 9 Township Council meeting. The ordinance, written by Krakoviak in conjunction with resident senior advocates Rosary Morelli and Leigh-Anne Zaolino, was submitted […]

JCHC graduates employees from training program

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Twice a month for six months, 11 frontline employees of the Jewish Community Housing Corporation of Metropolitan New Jersey, came together to experience LITE — Leadership in Training Experience. The hands-on course, designed to develop leadership skills and empower participants to make more positive decisions in the workplace, was designed by […]

Resident calls for more resources to assist the elderly in WO

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Longtime West Orange resident Rosary Morelli has been helping her fellow senior citizens since her retirement in 1992. From answering their questions to driving them to appointments and advocating for their needs at Township Council meetings, Morelli has become a one-woman resource for seniors in need. And she has gotten a […]

West Orange senior citizens dance the night away at WOHS

West Orange senior citizens dance the night away at WOHS

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The ninth annual West Orange High School senior citizen prom brought together seniors from across the township with enthusiastic students, who entertained their guests with an evening of dining, dancing and conversation. A record crowd of seniors, who are invited each year from senior living, nursing homes and senior housing, filled […]

EO, SO residents honored with Legends Awards

EO, SO residents honored with Legends Awards

NEWARK, NJ — The Essex County Division of Senior Services hosted the 10th annual Essex County Older Americans Heritage Month Celebration on Wednesday, May 11, in The Priory restaurant in Newark. During the ceremony, Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. presented Essex County Legends Awards to East Orange resident Inez Rosalie Alick Elliott and South […]

Two towns launch survey to improve life for seniors

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The village of South Orange and the township of Maplewood will be conducting a survey to gain feedback that will inform the development of an Age-Friendly Community Action Plan. The survey is part of an assessment of needs for adults older than 60 and is funded by the Grotta […]

Seniors invited to third annual Casino Night in Irvington

IRVINGTON, NJ — The third annual Casino Night will be on Thursday, April 14, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Irvington Senior Center, 1077 Springfield Ave. Guests will receive dinner and play games on professional casino tables, with authentic Atlantic City dealers, while being serenaded with live music. Seniors will have a chance to […]

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