Anxiety Management - Health & Wellness Series - Community Care & Justice

The Community Care and Justice(CC&J) Program Presents The“Elevate My Mental Health and Wellness”Youth Workshop Series" Anxiety Management for Ever-changing Normalcy *for participants 13 to 18 years of age*

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Thu, September 16
7:00 pm — 8:00 pm
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The Community Care and Justice(CC&J) Program Presents The“Elevate My Mental Health and Wellness”Youth Workshop Series" Anxiety Management for Ever-changing Normalcy *for participants 13 to 18 years of age*

5 Mead Street South Orange, NJ 07079

5 Mead Street
South Orange, NJ 07079

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Why Are Stinging Insects So Aggressive in the Fall?

During the early summer months, hornets and yellow jackets rarely come out and sting people. So why do they become so aggressive during the late summer and fall? The reason has to do with how they spend their time in the summer versus what they’re doing in the fall!

The Life of A Stinging Insect

Most stinging insects are social, meaning they start and build a new colony every year ...

New Jersey Date Night: Make the Grape Escape to Garden State Wineries

September 18, 2021

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

Thoughts of wine typically take your mind straight to Italy, France or Napa Valley. It’s understandable, but if you want to experience a mind-blowing date filled with beauty and flavor you should start thinking about New Jersey vineyards. 

Our state has many wineries from which to choose and most ...

Morristown Medical Center Surgeons 1st in U.S. to Use Minimally Invasive Vertebral Body Tethering (VBT) With Advanced Imaging for Flexible Scoliosis Correction

Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center fellowship-trained scoliosis surgeon Jason E. Lowenstein, MD, leads the only surgical team in New Jersey to use a new, FDA-approved tethering system for minimally invasive scoliosis surgery that provides for flexible spinal deformity correction and faster healing. The team is also the first in the nation to use a new type of portable CT ...

Start Thinking About Your Retirement Income Plan

If you’re getting close to retirement, you’re probably thinking about the ways your life will soon be changing. And one key transition involves your income — instead of being able to count on a regular paycheck, as you’ve done for decades, you’ll now need to put together an income stream on your own. How can you get started?

It’s helpful that you begin ...

'Year One' Captures Tensions of a Changing Society

UNION, NJ - After two years of closure, Premiere Stages on the campus of Kean University has re-opened with a stirring production of Erik Gernand’s play, “Year One.”

The time is 1933, the place, a city in Germany.  As Germany rebuilds after the devastation of World War I, a close-knit family is caught up in the possibilities of new life under the Weimar Republic. The ...

Easy, Crowd-Pleasing, and Seasonal: 5 Side Dish Recipes for Fall

September brings with it a host of fresh produce: grapes, apples, leeks, brussel sprouts, cauliflower, lettuce, mushrooms, parsnips, and so much more! There are tons of delicious, in-season fruits and veggies ripe for whipping up mouth-watering side dishes. If you’re wondering how you’ll incorporate seasonal produce into your fall meals, here are a few of the best recipes for your ...

Say Goodbye to Summer With a Blowout Bash

As summer wraps up, it’s tempting to transition to cozy fall gatherings right away, but don’t move too quickly! Having a “goodbye summer” party is a great way to celebrate the last fresh, vibrant colors, sounds, and flavors of summer with your friends and family. So pull out the last of your summer décor and try these tips for making the most of your final summer ...

How to Ensure Your Furnace Is Ready for Winter’s Cold Nights

The cooler nights of September are the perfect reminder to get your furnace ready for the long winter ahead. Any work on HVAC can be intimidating, and professionals should handle most tasks, but there are steps you can take to keep the heat on this winter.

We’ll look at some ways to prep your furnace for winter and the situations that call for expert help. With some preventive ...

Prep Your Home for Winter With These Easy Fall Tasks

There’s nothing quite like the weather in autumn. With the heat of summer finally breaking, it’s time to start enjoying more time outdoors and keep the windows open. With favorable weather, it’s easy to forget the cold and dark nights of winter looming ahead.

Luckily, there are several steps you can take during the fall to help prepare your home for the harsh conditions of ...

7 Tips for Creating a Lasting Fitness Plan

Now that the bulk of the pandemic is behind us, many are looking for ways to get back in their old fitness routine or start a new one. Whether you’re back at the gym or in your home fitness center, here are seven tips for creating a new routine you’ll actually stick to!

Start Slow

When starting a fitness routine, many people make the mistake of taking on more than they are ...

5 Tasty, Healthy Food and Wine Pairings

Light salad or grilled salmon make for delicious dishes perfect for the warm evenings of summer. Plus, those long summer days leave even more time for designing the ideal dinner. The hardest part may not be collecting the recipes or the cooking—and definitely not the eating—but rather finding the perfect wine to drink along with it!

If you’re looking to wow a partner, family, ...

Movement, Meditation, and Nature: 5 Tips to Alleviate Stress

Stress has a negative impact on our mental and physical health. It can cause various physical ailments like headaches, stomachaches, tight muscles, fatigue, and even high blood pressure. Mentally, stress can make it difficult to concentrate or create memory problems.

But in our busy society run by the pressure of work, family, and the need to do more, how do we alleviate stress?

There are ...

Fall Flavors: Cooking With the Season’s Bounty

With spring and summer on their way out, it’s time to start looking ahead to fall, and one of the best parts of this time of year is cooking with all the great seasonal fruits and vegetables that thrive in these cooler months.

If you’re unsure what’s in season in September or don’t know what to do with the piles of produce-lining grocery store shelves, look no further.

From Terrorist Attacks to Floods, Firefighters Union President Reflects on 20 Years Since 9/11

September 11, 2021

September 11, 2001 was sunny with a bright blue sky. It was a Tuesday.  

I was a rookie Firefighter who reported to work that morning. We had just received delivery of our new Squad and all personnel were at Station 2 training on the new apparatus. Being the rookie I was sent to pick up bagels for my tour. While driving back the music on the radio was interrupted by a news flash that ...

Auto Thefts Reported in South Orange Police Blotter

September 17, 2021

Package Thefts

On Sept. 15 two victims reported packages stolen from their residence.  At approximately 3:15 pm, an individual entered a Prospect Street apartment building and stole packages in vestibule. At this time, the detective bureau is still waiting for video surveillance from the apartment building management.  The second incident occurred at a South Orange Avenue business ...

SOMA and Essex Officials Welcome Federal Disaster Aid - UPDATED

September 10, 2021

SOUTH ORANGE, MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Essex County is now eligible for disaster relief funds from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in response to the destruction caused by Tropical Storm Ida during the night of Sept. 1. 

Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo, along with state and federal elected leaders, said they worked since before daybreak on Sept. 2, to ...

Young Man Killed by NJ Transit Train in Millburn

September 7, 2021

MILLBURN, NJ — NJ Transit has updated information about the fatal train accident in Millburn. The male who was struck and fatally injured was a juvenile.

The latest press release states, "At approximately 5:15 a.m., Morris and Essex train 6602 which departed Dover at 4:16 a.m. and was set to arrive at Penn Station New York at 5:44 a.m. struck and fatally injured a juvenile male ...

Murphy Signs Law Creating “Amistad Commission Exemplary Award Program”

TRENTON, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy has signed legislation establishing the “Amistad Commission Exemplary Award Program” that will identify outstanding educators who have shown a commitment to furthering student knowledge on the African slave trade, slavery in America, the vestiges of slavery in this country and the contributions of African Americans to society.

Under the law, ...

Maplewood South Orange Book Festival, Sunday, September 26th

September 20, 2021

The Fifth Annual Maplewood South Orange Book Festival—An All-Children’s Affair

The fifth annual Maplewood—South Orange Book Festival will take place in-person and outdoors this Sunday, September 26th from 11:00AM-4:00PM at the Woodland in Maplewood.

The festival will feature all children’s authors this year, with 45 young adult, middle grade and picture book authors ...

Prime Healthcare's New Jersey Hospitals Announce Termination of Contract with UnitedHealthcare

Denville, New Jersey.

Prime Healthcare’s New Jersey hospitals announced its decision to terminate its contracts with UnitedHealthcare, citing that they are being significantly underpaid compared to the rates of neighboring facilities. The decision to terminate its contracts with United specifically impacts Saint Clare’s Health in Denville, Dover and Boonton, Saint Michael’s ...

Half-Way to St. Patty's Day as Octoberfest Arrives at St. James Gate Publick House in Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Join us at St. James Gate Publick House for our Octoberfest celebration, starting Sept. 17 with our "Half-Way to St. Patty's Day" event!

On the 17th, you'll find corned beef and cabbage, bag pipe players, Irish beer and Irish coffee.

During Octoberfest Saturdays, we'll show Notre Dame games. We're also your place for Premier League games ...