Press Releases

December 14, 2018

NEWARK, NJ  – Newest Americans, a Newark-based storytelling project chronicling the immigrant experience, has released the seventh issue of its digital magazine. The new issue features stories about domestic workers, the oldest Portuguese-language newspaper in the country, a photo camp for high ...

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MANALAPAN, N.J. — New Jersey residents who are entering their senior year in high school this fall and are planning a career in agriculture or science may apply for the New Jersey Agricultural Achievement Award.  One winner will be selected and awarded a scholarship to honor their ...

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La Casa de Don Pedro and The Rectangle Studio & Gallery will co-host a Holiday Toy Drive Reception on Thursday, December 13th, 2018, 540 A Freeman Street, Orange, NJ, from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm. The toy drive reception will benefit the children that La Casa de Don Pedro educates and ...

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Essex County Turtle Back Zoo is recruiting volunteers for the 2019 Docent Class. Docents are volunteer educators who give educational talks, act as tour guides, and are stationed throughout the Zoo to provide information to visitors about the Zoo and its animal collection. This is a highly ...

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Susan G. Komen North Jersey held their first Pink Champagne Lunch & Fashion Show at Mayfair Farms in West Orangeon December 8th. The event was led by Pink Champagne Lunch Committee members Sonia Best, Fine Lines Salon; Dorothy Goldberg, CWI Design; Sally Glick, Sobel & Co, LLC; Catherine ...

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BASKING RIDGE, N.J. — The Somerset County Park Commission announces that openings are available for Winter Horseback Riding Classes at Lord Stirling Stable, located at 256 South Maple Avenue in Basking Ridge, N.J.  Lessons are offered to juniors (ages 9-17) and adults, and will accommodate the ...

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Kessler Foundation is seeking pediatric volunteers to participate in a collaborative study with Children's Specialized Hospital. We are looking for boys aged 5-8, who have not been diagnosed with a neurological condition (i.e., concussion, seizures, ADHD), a mental health disorder (i.e., ...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                               Contact: Allison Bryant, Sakinah Hoyte Email: info@bridgesoutreach.org Phone: 908-273-0176   Ending Homelessness: A Call to Action   [Summit, NJ. November 8, 2018] In honor of the 30th Anniversary of Bridges ...

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JERSEY CITY - Goya Foods, the largest Hispanic-owned food company in the United States, partners with Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey (GSHNJ) to spearhead the launch of a statewide Goya Cooking With Care patch program.  Goya is the first global company to establish and design a Girl Scouts patch ...

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Ray Negron, NY Times best-selling author and New York Yankees executive, will be making an appearance at the Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment on Saturday, Nov. 17. Negron will be the “In The Sulky” guest on the pre-game show with Bob “Hollywood” Heyden.  They will ...

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The New Jersey Association of Women Business Owners (NJAWBO) Annual Statewide Holiday Dinner and Expo will take place on November 29 at The Bethwood, 38 Lackawanna Ave, Totowa, New Jersey 07512, from 5:30 to 8:00pm.This festive holiday networking event provides an opportunity for women business ...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Milagros Peralta Phone: 201.477.0468 Email: lupefundpublicrelations@gmail.com  Date: November 12, 2018   LUPE Fund Plans to Celebrate a Successful Year at the Annual Membership Holiday Meeting   (Newark, NJ) LUPE Fund plans to celebrate the ...

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A favorite Union County tradition returns this year with the annual Holiday Sound and Light Show hosted by The Model Railroad Club. The centerpiece of this festive extravaganza is the club’s sprawling, meticulously detailed HO scale layout at the A. Paul Mallery Model Railroad Center, located in ...

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Belleville, NJ - Clara Maass Medical Center, Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Montclair Film, Montclair Art Museum, and Reimagine has partnered with bevival founder, Caren Martineau, to present a curated weekend of popular cinematic narratives that influence cultural experiences. The film series will ...

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TRENTON – To mark October as Dyslexia Awareness Month, the New Jersey Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NJSHA) is urging parents to seek advice of experts if they have concerns regarding their child’s reading or writing development or if they want to rule out a potential language-based learning ...

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Kessler Foundation in West Orange, New Jersey is seeking pediatric volunteers to participate in a collaborative study with Children's Specialized Hospital. We are looking for boys aged 5-8, who have not been diagnosed with a neurological condition (i.e. concussion, seizures, ADHD), a mental health ...

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The Strollers community theater will open its 87th season with a presentation of Ken Ludwig’s The Game’s Afoot; or Holmes for the Holidays. Directed by Alan H. Foster, this holiday-centric comedy-meets-mystery will be performed for two weekends in November at the Burgdorff Center for Performing ...

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The Center for Non-Profits, New Jersey’s umbrella organization for the charitable community will convene over 550 attendees for the largest annual gathering of non-profit leaders and allies, at its 2018 New Jersey Non-Profit Conference, Raising the Voices of Our Communities, Wednesday, December 5 ...

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TRENTON – There was no shortage of pressing topics at the Food Council Committee for Good Government’s 45th Annual “Good Government” Breakfast recently at Forsgate Country Club, as more than 200 state lawmakers and food industry leaders discussed key issues and honored industry professionals and ...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Milagros Peralta          Phone: 201-477-0468 Email: boystoleadersmedia@gmail.com Date: October 10, 2018 Boys to Leaders Foundation Announces 6thAnnual Latino Youth Leadership Conference  (Newark, NJ)  The Boys to Leaders Foundation will host their ...

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ELIZABETH – This week, Amazon will start hiring for more than 9,000 full-time, part-time and seasonal roles for its customer fulfillment centers and delivery facilities across New Jersey. Candidates can walk-in, apply and receive a job offer on-the-spot at a hiring event. Amazon expects to make ...

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Bing Yao, PhD., senior physicist and manager of the Rocco Ortenzio Neuroimaging Center at Kessler Foundation in West Orange, New Jersey is studying the link between iron in the brain and cognitive fatigue in Multiple Sclerosis (MS). Dr. Yao’s new research study is exploring how too much iron in the ...

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PATRIOTS’ PATH COUNCIL WILL HOST FIRST-HAND ACCOUNT OF SUMMITING MOUNT EVEREST ________________ Council Board Member Dan Stringham to Provide Detailed Account Of Preparations and 5-Week Expedition to Reach the Summit of Mt. Everest CEDAR KNOLLS, NJ – October 1, 2018 – Boy Scouts of ...

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Newark, New Jersey - September 19, 2018 - Saint Vincent Academy will host its 33rd annual gala, Friends in Concert, on September 27, 2018 at 6pm. Celebrating 150 years of educating young women in the City of Newark, the gala celebrates and acknowledge all those who believe in Saint Vincent’s ...

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Kessler Foundation in West Orange, NJ is looking for individuals with spinal cord injury/disorder to participate in a new research study! Researchers are evaluating the benefits of a group educational treatment program to improve self-efficacy in people living with spinal cord injury or disorder ...

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TRENTON – Today, the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) officially announced that it is inviting bids for 1,100 megawatts (MW) of offshore wind power development – enough to power more than 350,000 homes. This first solicitation positions New Jersey to be a leader in responsibly developed ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo, Jr. invites all Essex County senior citizens to attend the 13th Annual Essex County Senior Wellness Day, to be held for free as follows:  Date:               Tuesday, September 18, 2018 Time:              10 a.m. to 2 ...

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