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Montclair Township Veteran's Day Ceremony: WWII Veteran Gerry Sorell Honored with Bronze Star

November 13, 2018

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Gerry Sorell was a soldier in the 99th Infantry Division of 394th Regiment, where he successfully crossed Ludendorff (Railroad) Bridge over the river Rhine, as part of the historic Battle of Remagen during the closing weeks of World War II. PFC Sorell had fought during the Battle of the Bulge, under heavy artillery fire, according to ...

Former Child Slave to Speak in West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ - Breaking the Chain Through Education (BTCTE), a New Jersey-based organization dedicated to the eradication of child slave trafficking in Ghana, will feature a rescued teen at its Fifth Annual Fundraising Dinner on Thursday, November 15 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm at the Wilshire Grand. [Tickets are available through the website:]

Founded by Evan Robbins, a ...

Lt. Governor Oliver to Deliver Keynote Address at HOMECorp 30th Anniversary Celebration, Oct. 30

MONTCLAIR, NJ - HOMECorp, the Montclair-based non-profit, will celebrate 30 years of preserving, restoring and building affordable housing for Montclair residents, on Tuesday, October 30. 

Lt. Governor Sheila Oliver will come home to her native Essex County to deliver the keynote address at Mayfair Farms in West Orange, NJ, to over 200 guests hailing from the business, arts, ...

Mike Carrino of Pig and Prince Among Featured Chefs at Community Food Banks's 'Chefs Tableside Dinner'

NUTLEY, NJ - Nutley's Chef Michel Carrino will be among the chefs creating unique menus this November to benefit the Community Food Bank of New Jersey. Born and raised in Nutley, Carrino is executive chef and owner of Pig and Prince located in Lackawanna Plaza in Montclair.

The sixth annual Chefs Tableside Dinner will bring together 15 chefs, who in turn will ...

LeGrand Speaks to Buzz Aldrin Students: My Life Took A Detour on the Way to the NFL

MONTCLAIR, NJ - On October 4, Buzz Aldrin Middle School students were greeted with special guest, Eric LeGrand, for the Week of Respect kick-off campaign.

Sponsored by the PTA and school officials, the assembly was an opportunity for students to learn of the obstacles faced by LeGrand and how he overcame them on his road to recovery. His positive outlook inspired Buzz Aldrin students ...

Bloomfield College Announces Gov Murphy and First Lady Tammy Murphy as Honorary 150th Gala Chairs

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -  NJ  Governor Phil Murphy and First Lady Tammy Murphy will serve as honorary chairs for the Bloomfield College Sesquicentennial Gala. The gala will be held Saturday, December 1, 2018, at the Valley Regency at 6:30 p.m.

The black-tie Sesquicentennial Gala is being hailed as "the ultimate fundraiser for college student scholarships" by the ...

Lavallette Beach Unveils Brendan Tevlin Memorial Playground

LAVALLETTE, NJ — A New Jersey State Police helicopter flew overhead and members of the United States Coast Guard floated nearby as hundreds celebrated the grand opening of a playground recently built in Lavallette Beach in memory of Livingston resident Brendan Tevlin a little more than four years after he was fatally shot in West Orange.

Firefighters and other volunteers from across the ...


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Cathy Silverman, NCJW/Essex Executive Director, Honored at Crown Jewels Gala along with Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the Back 2 School Store

November 15, 2018

LIVINGSTON, N.J., November 15, 2018 – The National Council of Jewish Women, Essex County Section (NCJW/Essex) honored Cathy Silverman of Roseland, NJ, at a Crown Jewels Gala in recognition of her dedication and leadership during 18 years serving as Executive Director.

The Crown Jewels Gala was held at the Crystal Plaza in Livingston, NJ, on Thursday, November 1, 2018, to honor Silverman ...