Area grocery store celebrates its employee graduates

Area grocery store celebrates its employee graduates

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Brookdale ShopRite recently celebrated its associates who are 2020 graduates, applauding their strength, resilience and positive attitude. Class of 2020 graduates who work at Brookdale ShopRite include: Bloomfield High School’s Alex Camacho, Willy Ventura, Joy Hobday, Nina Cutchall and Gina Perrotta; Hackensack High School’s Marisa Greenwald; Payne Tech’s Mikel Malone; Passaic County […]

Bengalthon walk-a-thoner’s thank grocery employees

Bengalthon walk-a-thoner’s thank grocery employees

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Brookdale ShopRite employees were treated to a special lunch of thin crust Town Pub pizzas and penne vodka on April 18, courtesy of the Bloomfield Educational Foundation and the Town Pub.  Last Oct. 18 at Bloomfield Middle School, more than 1,500 students took part in the Bengalthon walk-a-thon event. Brookdale ShopRite was […]

Annual contest announces area’s ‘favorite businesses’

Annual contest announces area’s ‘favorite businesses’

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Fourteen local businesses have been chosen by customers as their “2020 Favorite Businesses,” according to an annual contest conducted by two local business organizations in East Orange and Orange. The Business and Professional Association of the Oranges and the Orange Chamber of Commerce distributed ballots to customers during January and February […]

‘Wellness on Wheels’ van visits ShopRite of Newark

‘Wellness on Wheels’ van visits ShopRite of Newark

NEWARK, NJ — On Aug. 10, ShopRite nutritionist Biancha Jackson hosted a series of health and wellness events in the parking lot of the ShopRite of Newark in conjunction with a visit from the RWJBarnabas “Wellness on Wheels” bus. Wellness on Wheels is a mobile greenhouse and cooking school designed to bring free nutrition education […]

Holiday contest helps raise awareness about nature and the environment

ROSELAND, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. presented awards to the children and families who participated in the Essex County Environmental Center’s 14th annual Sustainable Homes and Habitats Gingerbread Contest on Monday, Dec. 17. There were 35 entries in this year’s contest. “Our Sustainable Homes and Habitats Gingerbread Contest is a wonderful project […]

WOAC opens ‘Art from the Heart’

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Arts Council’s current show “Art from the Heart” at the West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Road, features 17 exhibiting artists’ diverse interpretations of the heart. Their works range from representations of the organ inside the chest to images of the heart as the emotional center of a […]

West Orange township helps to ‘bag hunger’ at local ShopRite

West Orange township helps to ‘bag hunger’ at local ShopRite

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange township employees showed up in force with Mayor Robert Parisi on Sept. 21 at the Essex Green ShopRite to raise awareness of hunger and hunger insecurity in Essex County. In addition to Parisi, the contingent included business administrator Jack Sayers, police Chief James Abbott, fire Chief Pete Smeraldo, township […]

Healthy body, healthy life

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Township Councilwoman Michelle Casalino presents registered dietician LaChell Miller of Village Supermarkets ShopRite with a proclamation for National Nutrition Month March 2016 at the March 8 council meeting.