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Caldwell Protest March Deemed A Successful and Safe Event

June 4, 2020

CALDWELL, NJ — As the global reaction to the murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin continues to mount, many protests have been peaceful while others have succumbed to violence and vandalism.

However, the citizens of Caldwell organized a peaceful and respectful protest this past Tuesday that was organized by students and recent graduates from James Caldwell ...

Montclair Leaders to Discuss Racism in America with Police Department, Launch Week of Action

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Several groups in Montclair are collaborating to host activities and virtual discussions on race relations in America, according to officials.

In response to national outrage over the killing of a man in Minneapolis, protests and civil unrest has sparked across the nation. George Floyd was handcuffed while police officers kneeled on his body, including his neck for nearly ...

Livingston Dancers Host Fundraiser for Newark School of the Arts

NEWARK, NJ — Livingston residents Abby Heltzer and Dani Pritikin, along with Short Hills resident Allie Benjamin, have recently continued a charitable endeavor they began last year called “Kostumes for Kids,” where the three young dancers collect costumes, shoes, and accessories to be donated to the Newark School of the Arts (NSA).

The trio of competitive hip hop, ballet and ...

June 4 Set for Next Essex County Emergency Food Distribution Event

EMERGENCY FOOD DISTRIBUTION EVENT TO HELP THOSE IMPACTED BY CORONAVIRUS

Event is Thursday, June 4th at Essex County Codey Arena in West Orange

 

Essex County, NJ – One thousand boxes of food will be distributed Thursday, June 4that Essex County Codey Arena in West Orange to help families negatively impacted by the Coronavirus. The program is meant to ...

Pompton Plains Man Admits to 2017 Bomb Threat at Livingston Temple

NEWARK, NJ – A 38-year-old man from Pompton Plains in Morris County has admitted to maliciously calling in a bomb threat to a religious institution in Livingston in 2017, according to U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito.

James Triano pleaded guilty via videoconference before U.S. District Judge Kevin McNulty on Tuesday to an indictment charging him with maliciously conveying false information ...

NJ FMBA and PBA Decry the Pay Freeze Asked of South Orange First Responders in the 2020 Municipal Budget

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The state associations representing South Orange police officers and fire fighters have issued a joint statement today denouncing the intention of the South Orange Board of Trustees — and Village President Sheena Collum in specific — to freeze their pay for the next two budget years.

“The Village President of South Orange, Sheena C. Collum has again ...

Paddle Boats Reopen at South Mountain Recreation Complex

WEST ORANGE, NJ – Paddle boating at the Essex County South Mountain Recreation Complex will reopen on Friday with new procedures for sanitation and to promote social distancing.  

“With the weather getting warmer and people looking for things to do outside, we are pleased to be able to reopen paddle boating for the Memorial Day weekend,” County Executive ...

Here’s How Newark Muslims are Keeping Community Alive this Ramadan

NEWARK, NJ — In Islam, Ramadan is a month of celebration, gathering, hospitality, family and friends breaking fast over bountiful meals, often at Mosque with the entire community. 

Given the global pandemic, the collective aspects of Ramadan have been canceled this year. Though iftar may be a little lonelier under quarantine, Muslims in Newark are making the best of a difficult ...

Newark Archdiocese Begins Gradual Reopening on Sunday

NEWARK, NJ — Churches under the Archdiocese of Newark will begin allowing private prayer this weekend, the Archbishop announced Friday, as the first step of a cautious reopening plan. 

The initial phase, which will be minored by parish staff to ensure social distancing, also allows Sacrament of Reconciliation to be celebrated if social distancing can be maintained and masks are ...

South Orange Police Department Holds Moment of Silence for Police Week

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Although full Police Week ceremonies are among the numerous events canceled by coronavirus quarantine, the South Orange Police Department participated in a moment of silence today for New Jersey police officers who lost their lives in the line of duty and were added to the Police Memorial Wall in Washington, DC. 

“During Police Week, it’s ...

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: What You Need To Know About Your Children’s Teachers

May 22, 2020

What You Need To Know About Your Children’s Teachers

The majority of your children’s teachers have children of their own. They are parents whose concerns, worries, and responsibilities are exactly like yours. In other words they get where you’re coming from, and they care.

Being parents, they’re balancing homeschooling their own children while simultaneously distance ...

Broadway Celebrates Rising Stars of Paper Mill Playhouse

June 5, 2020

MILLBURN, NJ — This past Monday night, Paper Mill Playhouse streamed the Rising Star Honors presented by The Investors Foundation, drawing more than 10,000 views on Facebook and YouTube as it premiered. The virtual show celebrated the nearly 100 New Jersey high schools participating in the annual Rising Star Awards, which was canceled due to the current ...

Essex County Executive DiVincenzo Announces Cancellation of Summer Concerts and Fireworks

Essex County, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced on Monday, June 1st that the 2020 Essex County Summer Music Concert Series and Fireworks displays have been canceled because of the Coronavirus.

“Our Summer Concert Series and Fireworks Spectaculars are much anticipated events that attract spectators from throughout Essex County and beyond. They ...

Essex County Executive, Mayors Support Governor's Borrowing Plan

Essex County, NJ - Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced his support of Governor Phil Murphy's proposal to borrow $9 billion from the U.S. Federal Reserve to balance the State Budget. On Friday, May 29th, DiVincenzo sent a letter of support to the Governor; the letter was also signed by 17 of the Mayors in Essex County.

"We are all aware that COVID-19 has had a ...

Pick Up Dinner This Week From Paper Mill's Carriage House

MILLBURN, NJ — The FM Kirby Carriage House Restaurant at Paper Mill Playhouse offers carryout dining Wednesdays through Sundays.

This week's dinners are a choice of:








Monkfish with Shrimp Etouffee
 Fresh Monkfish with a classic Creole red sauce, flavorful but not spicy. Served with Red Rice and Roasted ...

Millburn Town Hall Closed for Memorial Day

May 25, 2020

MILLBURN, NJ — In observance of Memorial Day, the town hall is closed today. In addition to the closures, there will be no garbage or recycling collection today.  

Regular hours & virtual services will resume on Tuesday, May 26. Collections will resume with resident's next scheduled pick-up.

JCP&L to Begin Tree Trimming in Millburn Next Month

MILLBURN, NJ — According to an announcement from Millburn Township, JCP&L will be conducting tree trimming around Millburn beginning in or about June.

The township urges residents to be cautious when approaching work areas. The work being done will include the removal of limbs overhanging 3 phase electric lines.

Tree trimming and vegetation removal aids in reducing and ...

Community Conversation: Keeping Kids Healthy & Safe This Summer

Walter Rosenfeld, MD, Chair of Pediatrics at Atlantic Health System’s Goryeb Children's Hospital and medical director of Children's Health at Atlantic Health System sat down recently for a Facebook Live where he shared some important information for parents about what they need to know to keep kids healthy and safe this summer.

 

Community Conversations: Guiding Patients with Cancer

Join Eric Whitman, MD, medical director of Cancer Care for Atlantic Health System, for a Facebook Live where he will share guidance for patients with cancer as we coexist with COVID-19.

Community Conversations: Keeping Kids Healthy & Safe this Summer

Join Walter Rosenfeld, MD, Medical Director for Children's Health for Atlantic Health System, for a Facebook Live where he will answer your questions about what parents need to know to keep kids healthy and safe this summer.

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Sat, June 6, 10:00 AM

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Blood Drive at the Berkeley Heights YMCA

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Sun, June 7, 2:00 PM

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Bitcoins & Cryptocurrency: an overview

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Mon, June 8, 7:00 PM

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Ludwig van Beethoven: his music and influence

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