Press Releases

May 8, 2021

HILLSIDE, NJ—May 7, 2021  The Community FoodBank of New Jersey (CFBNJ), Mercer Street Friends, and NORWESCAP today announced the selection of 292 partner food pantries, soup kitchens, and other local food assistance charities to receive grants through a $3.5 million investment in network ...

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MGC will return to its grand-scale plant sale, albeit with some modifications. It will be outdoors at the Maplewood Community Pool parking lot, 187 Boyden Ave., Maplewood, once again. Keeping in mind that COVID-19 is still a concern, MGC will take all necessary precautions during the sale, and ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — “We are proud to announce that we now have 100+ caregivers that have been vaccinated along with 100% of our clinical and internal support staff”, exclaimed Larry Aronson, Owner of Homewatch Caregivers of South Orange. At Homewatch, they know that many people in the community have ...

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May 3, 2021 — Impact100 Essex announced the availability of a $100,000 Impact Grant and kicked off its 2021 grant cycle with an information session for Essex County nonprofits. At the April 20th session over 60 organizations from across the county attended to learn about the grant application ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ — Atlantic Health System, a leading provider of health care in New Jersey, today announced that Morristown Medical Center, Overlook Medical Center, Newton Medical Center and Chilton Medical Center all earned the highest possible safety rating of ‘A’ by The Leapfrog Group in its ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Homewatch CareGivers of South Orange invited clients, caregivers and community members from South Orange, West Orange, Livingston, the Caldwells, Montclair and Whippany to join in an afternoon of magical fun on Wednesday, April 28. The activity is part of a continuing effort to ...

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Help develop herd immunity!  On Saturday, May 15, from 8:00 am to 11:00 am, Town & Country Pharmacy will be administering COVID-19 Moderna vaccines at the church of St. Andrew & Holy Communion, located at 160 West South Orange, in South Orange, NJ, on the corner of North Ridgewood ...

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South Orange Village and Maplewood Township, together with SOMA Cross Cultural Works and the AAPI Community, unite to recognize and celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month 2021 with family-oriented events during the entire month of May. As the national conversation veers toward ...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Mark A. Smith Phone: 732-366-3044 secretary@theaalfoundation.org The Alpha Alpha Lambda Scholarship and Educational Foundation Accepts Applications for the Marion B. Frederick Scholarship Encouraging All African-American Males Graduating This Year ...

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April 26, 2021 — Impact100 Essex, a collective giving circle of 100+ Essex County women, earlier this month hosted “On the Ground,” a virtual panel that discussed inequities facing local nonprofits competing for funding. Members considered how changes in the grantmaking process could reduce the ...

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Tickets can be purchased at https://soms.booktix.com/ Questions: email musical.soms@gmail.com

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Since the Boys of Summer are back, and vaccinations are widening, St. James' Gate on Maplewood Avenue is celebrating both with special prices and a reward: There is nothing like a dog and pint to enjoy the game with, so every time the Mets or the Yanks play a day game, a hot dog ...

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SUMMIT, NJ – APRIL 16, 2021 – Overlook Medical Center, part of Atlantic Health System, this week discharged its 2,000th inpatient treated for COVID-19 back to recovery, marking a significant milestone after more than a year of the global pandemic. For Overlook officials, the discharge, which ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — A fully staged, reimagined, digitally captured production of Pete 'N' Keely continues Paper Mill Playhouse's 2020-2021 season. Pete ’n’ Keely is a musical comedy about a divorced singing duo who reunite for a television special in 1968, packed with jazzy standards, torch songs, ...

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We recently experienced the vernal equinox — one of the two times in the year when the sun is exactly above the equator. Apart from this astronomical anomaly, though, the equinox is mostly known as the beginning of spring — a fresh beginning and the time to spruce things up. This year, as you tidy ...

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South Orange, NJ — Homewatch established new ways to make more money, including creating special caregiver roles within the organization. Homewatch consistently has work available, with overtime opportunities.  Homewatch is continuously improving benefits for its staff as well as support from the ...

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South Orange, NJ — Homewatch established new ways to make more money, including creating special caregiver roles within the organization. Homewatch consistently has work available, with overtime opportunities.  Homewatch is continuously improving benefits for its staff as well as support from the ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ — In a breakthrough that will give better insight into how and where COVID-19 variants are spreading within New Jersey, Atlantic Health System is among the first hospitals in the region to be able to rapidly screen for key viral variants. The organization will begin surveillance ...

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South Orange & Maplewood, NJ, April 4, 2021 — Today, Columbia High School announced that it will present its all-school musical as a virtual musical event. “2020 Hindsight” is available for streaming on April 8-11, 2021.  Tickets are on sale now at:  our.show/chsmusical and proceeds will ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges announces an upgrade to its virtual on-demand platform for members that matches their on-the-go lifestyles and puts healthy living at the center of 2021. YMCA360 is a 360-degree seamless Y experience on mobile devices, TV and web. It is now ...

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After a cold winter that brought record snow to parts of the nation and record cold to others, it’s a relief to see warmer weather moving in. However, that means allergy season is here and weather patterns over the last six months mean it could be a brutal one. A warm fall coupled with the recent ...

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The 44th Annual Remember & Tell South Orange /Maplewood Interfaith Holocaust Remembrance Service will go virtual on Sunday, April 18. The SOMA annual interfaith observance, the first of its kind in New Jersey, began in 1977.  It is dedicated to the memory of the millions of victims of the ...

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NEWARK, NJ — The PSEG Foundation has announced $1 million in grant funding to three historically Black colleges and universities: Hampton University, Howard University and North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. This funding will provide qualifying students an opportunity to ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — “One of the most important things we need is to be treated with dignity and respect,” says JESPY House client Debra D. She is a long-time participant in the programs and services provided by the South Orange nonprofit that supports the independence of adults with Intellectual ...

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Morristown, New Jersey – For their work in delivering extraordinary care for new mothers, Atlantic Health System’s Morristown, Overlook, Chilton and Newton Medical Centers have been nationally recognized with a Blue Distinction® Centers+ (BDC+) for Maternity Care designation, a recognition of high ...

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Led by Dr. Benjamin van Boxtel, the center will provide multi-discliplinary care for patients with disorders of the thoracic aorta Morristown, NJ – Atlantic Health System has announced the opening of the Atlantic Aortic Center at Morristown Medical Center, under the direction of cardiac surgeon ...

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With many people working from home and other effects of the coronavirus pandemic, the real estate market in New Jersey has been red hot.  What is the current state of the market now and what might the future hold?  In light of these questions, TAPinto has launched its second signature virtual ...

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In celebration on Women's History Month, Maplewood Division of Arts & Culture, South Orange Village and the South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC) have joined together to bring to the region WOMEN IN MUSIC, a chamber music concert showcasing the music of women composers. Recorded at The ...

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Today is National Biodiesel Day! It’s also the same day as Rudolf Diesel’s birthday, the inventor of the diesel compression-ignition engine. Originally, Diesel designed his engines to run on vegetable oils such as peanut oil in the 19th century. We thank Rudolf Diesel for his ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ - The Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges is launching a new Esports program for students in middle and high school in collaboration with the National YMCA Esports program, providing a virtual sports experience for youth and teens that is safe and promotes leadership and personal ...

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