Livingston LWV celebrates 100 years of women’s suffrage

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Join the League of Women Voters of Livingston and the Campaign School at Yale on Wednesday, March 18, at 8 p.m. at Livingston Community Center, 204 Hillside Ave. in Livingston, to celebrate the 100th anniversary of women’s right to vote. The event is free and open to the public. Patricia Russo, executive […]

SOMA celebrates women’s history

SOMA celebrates women’s history

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Women officials in Maplewood and South Orange, in partnership with the area business districts, have relaunched, the official website of SOMA Celebrates Women’s History where the two towns can learn about upcoming events and businesses can post promotions and offerings. Normally, events take place throughout March to celebrate […]

A look at women through film

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Women’s History Month Film Festival comes to 1978 Maplewood Arts Center on Thursday, April 5, at 5 p.m. for the screenings of three films, which combined equal approximately two hours. Admission is free. “Tale of Four” is inspired by Nina Simone’s song “Four Women”; “Rhoda” is a 75-year-old woman’s look back […]

County recognizes today’s students, tomorrow’s leaders

NEWARK, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. hosted the county’s annual Women’s History Month Program at the Essex County Hall of Records on Monday, March 19. The theme of this year’s ceremony is “Students Achieving Today – Our Leaders of Tomorrow.” During the ceremony, 2018 Essex County Althea Gibson Leadership Awards were presented […]

Oheb Shalom fetes Lippitz, 30 years of women cantors

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — International Women’s Day occurred March 8, but the celebration continued into the weekend when South Orange’s Oheb Shalom Congregation honored its own Cantor Erica Lippitz, who is celebrating 30 years of serving in the cantorate. “From Bima to Broadway” featured Lippitz and cantors Magda Fishman, Alisa Pomerantz-Boro and Elizabeth Shammash, who […]

Green Hill salutes 13 founding women

WEST ORANGE, NJ — In honor of International Women’s Day on March 8 and National Women’s History Month this March, Green Hill recently saluted its founding women. Green Hill was founded in 1866 by 13 women and called the Society for Relief of the Respectable Aged Women in Newark, New Jersey. The nonprofit enterprise began […]

Maplewood TC honors SOMA women of action

MAPLEWOOD / SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — At its March 6 meeting, the Maplewood Township Committee honored local women who have dutifully and honorably served the communities of Maplewood and South Orange. The committee also issued a proclamation in recognition of Women’s History Month. “In service to our towns these strong and principled women have volunteered […]

Women United Breakfast in WO

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Women United Way of Essex and West Hudson will host its fifth annual Women United Breakfast, in celebration of Women’s History Month, on Thursday, March 15, at 8:30 a.m. at the Wilshire Grand Hotel, 350 Pleasant Valley Way in West Orange. The keynote speaker will be Victoria Pratt, a former Newark […]

Davenport to speak at HNA meeting

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Former Maplewood Mayor Ellen Davenport, the first and only woman to hold that position, will be the Women’s History Month guest speaker at the Hilton Neighborhood Association meeting on Thursday, March 15, at 7:30 p.m. in DeHart Community Center, 120 Burnett Ave. in Maplewood. Davenport will discuss how she became involved in […]

SHU to host Women’s Conference

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Celebrating National Women’s History Month, the Women and Gender Studies Program in the School of Arts and Sciences is pleased to announce the annual Seton Hall University Conference on Women and Gender 2018. The public is invited to this event on Friday, March 16, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at […]

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