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Press Releases

May 19, 2022

SOUTH ORANGE – With the musical talents of JESPY clients in the spotlight, JESPY has partnered with Millburn’s Paper Mill Playhouse to present a showcase of Broadway songs to be performed by the clients on June 18 at 4pm. The performance, which is open to the public, is tentatively titled A New ...

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Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center, in Livingston, has been at the forefront of the treatment of breast cancer for decades. One way the hospital maintains its reputation as one of the best in the tri-state area is by participating in clinical trials, which are research studies that help determine if ...

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I cannot believe it is that time of year again! Welcome to St. Rose Lima Academy's (SRLA) ...

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The South Orange Performing Arts Center recently received a $5,000 grant from the Investors Foundation. The grant will help further SOPAC’s Arts Education Programs, which invest in students and future artists by providing arts instruction in alignment with NJ Core Curriculum Content Standards for ...

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On May 9, 2022, Wynona’s House CEO Dominic Prophete and his staff warmly welcomed the Jack and Jill North Jersey chapter delegation to the facility and was overwhelmed by the Senior Teens’ generous $21,228.94 donation.  Mr. Prophete expressed profound gratitude, passionately spoke about the ...

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After six Grammy Nominations Jeff Lorber scored his first Grammy win in 2018, for best Contemporary instrumental album for his recording of “Prototype”. Saturday, June 4, Smooth Jazz NJ and Maplewood Division of Arts & Culture bring Keyboard extraordinaire Jeff Lorber, Grammy Nominee ...

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  Maplewood, NJ – St. Joseph’s Church, The United Tastes of America and the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Holy Ascension, present Village to Village: a Maplewood Village Fair Supporting Ukraine, taking place at St. Joseph’s Church 767 Prospect Street, Maplewood on Sunday June 5th 3pm-7pm and ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The South Mountain YMCA is excited to bring ducks and families back to the river on Monday, May 30, 2022 at 11 a.m. for the iconic Memorial Day Duck Race, a cherished event in the community for over 20 years. “The Duck Race is a beloved tradition and after a virtual event in 2020 ...

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SUMMIT, NJ – MAY 6, 2022 – The Overlook Foundation, the non-profit, private organization that supports Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center, kicked off a public campaign to raise funds for a multi-phase expansion and enhancement project that will transform the hospital, positioning it ...

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In May and June, experience Latin music pianist Eddie Palmieri, trailblazing trumpeter Bria Skonberg and global guitar virtuoso Jesse Cook at the South Orange Performing Arts Center. Below, more information on upcoming Jazz, Rhythm & Blues concerts at SOPAC.   Eddie Palmieri Latin Jazz ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – May 10, 2022 – 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 ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ – Springfield Avenue Partnership’s annual MayFest Street Fair returns to Springfield Avenue Maplewood on Sunday, May 15 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.   The fair runs along Springfield Avenue in Maplewood NJ, from Indiana Street to Rutgers Street. This family-friendly event includes ...

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The communities of South Orange and Maplewood (SOMA), NJ, are culturally-rich commuter havens in the heart of northern New Jersey. With highly-rated schools, bustling downtowns, a plethora of restaurants, and an enviable commute into New York City, SOMA is a highly sought-after location to live, ...

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The Bridge Inc. will be hosting their 50th Anniversary Celebration & Spring Golf Classic on May 25, 2022 at Green Brook County Club in North Caldwell, NJ. The Bridge -- established in 1971 -- is a nonprofit community-based organization that provides behavioral health care services in Essex ...

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How can you protect your skin from the sun’s harmful rays? Franz Smith, MD, Medical Director, The Melanoma Center, Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center (CBMC), Northern Lead, Melanoma and Soft Tissue Oncology Program, and a member of the RWJBarnabas Health Medical Group, shares his best ...

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Pleasant Valley Productions is based at  the Oskar Schindler Center for the Performing Arts in West Orange. Since its founding over a decade ago, PVP has taught and mentored people in all aspects of theatrical production. Several former mentees are now successful professionals on Broadway, off ...

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(Millburn, NJ, May 2, 2022)– As one of the nation’s leading professional theaters and recipient of the Regional Theatre Tony Award, Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director, Michael Stotts-Managing Director) has a well-earned reputation for launching both ...

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  April 27, 2022 – The South Orange and Maplewood School District is pleased to announce that Columbia High School was ranked #59 as one the best high schools in New Jersey in the US News & World Report which was announced on April 26.   This publication shared that 406 New Jersey ...

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Though you wouldn’t know it by their energy and fit physiques, friends Marty Rubin, 92, and Joe Galasso, 83, both required lifesaving heart procedures at Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center (CBMC). Their health and vigor are a testament to their dedication to taking care of themselves, says the ...

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On Sunday, May 1 from 1-4PM in the SOPAC lobby, The Herb + Milly Iris Gallery at SOPAC in collaboration with Good Crowd Events and Fire in the Belly Art Making will host Art for Ukraine, a pop-up art sale fundraiser. All proceeds will be donated to Razom, an organization responding to the crisis in ...

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Spend spring and summer at the South Orange Performing Arts Center,  where you’ll see “the most exacting of the Zeppelin tribute bands in existence,” the 85-year-old Madman of Salsa, “the poet laureate of Louisiana’s fertile Roots music scene,” Bruce Springsteen’s longtime drummer, “[the] ...

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Essex County, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr., the Essex County Board of County Commissioners, the Essex County Division of Community Health and Family Connections’ ADAPT Coalition are encouraging residents to dispose of their old or unwanted prescription medications during ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ— The South Mountain YMCA is hosting the Y’s annual Healthy Kids Day® on Saturday, May 7, encouraging families to take a moment to help kids be kids and set them up for a summer of success. Sponsored nationally by Howard Johnson® by Wyndham, the free afternoon event features family ...

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RWJBarnabas Health Medical Group and Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center (CBMC) continually attract accomplished physicians from around the country that are at the top of their fields, and Peter DeLuca, M.D., is the latest provider to join the team. Dr. Deluca, a fellowship-trained sports medicine ...

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Moms Helping Moms Foundation is pleased to announce that it recently received a $2,500 grant from Investors Foundation. The grant will help further the mission of providing underserved families in New Jersey with diapers and other essential baby items that parents need to give their children a ...

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Alzheimer’s New Jersey®, the first line of local support for New Jersey residents affected by Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias will host a Walk to Fight Alzheimer’s®”  on Sunday, May 15, 2022, at the Clipper Pavilion, South Mountain Reservation, in West Orange.   Everyone is invited to ...

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SOUTH ORANGE – While continuing to make her mark in the tech and storytelling arenas, entrepreneur Carol Barash, PhD, also brings her wide-ranging experience and breadth of knowledge to JESPY House, a local nonprofit that supports adults with Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities. “I ...

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Cackle, giggle, snicker, chuckle—however you like to laugh, these comedians will have you cracking up. Settle in for an evening of side-splitting comedy during SOPAC’s monthly Laughs in the Loft stand-up series. Hosted by local comedian Joe Larson, each show features several comedians in a New York ...

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In honor of Black History, Women’s History and National Poetry Months, Morris Arts and Overlook Medical Center will proudly present Celebrating Black Women Through Art & Poetry, a collaborative program featuring works developed with the guidance of Overlook’s poet-in-residence, Thomas Dooley, ...

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