Committee On Economic Development and Entrepreneurship Monthly Meeting

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Lawmaker Says NJ Should Pick up Restaurants’ Tab After Nixing Indoor Dining

July 6, 2020

NEW JERSEY — The owner of Sweet Waters Steakhouse in Westfield stocked up for the restart of indoor dining in advance of the July Fourth weekend. That was before Gov. Phil Murphy announced the cancelation of inside dining two days before its anticipated comeback originally slated for July 2.

Frank DiLollo purchased meat and fish, among other foods, for diners ...

Celebrating the Communities We Build

So, you may have noticed I missed a week, which is odd because I had something written, not this but something. My excuse is this – COVID has warped my sense of time, I go to make my Thursday call on Tuesday then on Friday I wonder how I missed Thursday. Holidays have the potential to go unnoticed too – I’m horrible with dates so forgetting my own birthday is fairly easy even in ...

Community Conversations: How to Stay Safe this Summer

Is your family ready to enjoy summer – safely? On this Community Conversation, Atlantic Health System’s Christopher Zipp, DO, chair of the Department of Family Medicine at Morristown Medical Center, and a physician with Atlantic Medical Group shares some important tips on summer safety, and why, as we coexist with COVID-19 – if you don’t have a family doctor – you ...

Community Conversations: Important Guidelines for Returning to Sports and Activities

After the last few months it’s understandable we’re itching to restart our old fitness routines or get back to the sports activity we love. But there are some important guidelines to know before hitting the gym or the playing field. During this Community Conversation, Matthew Martinez, MD, Director, Atlantic Health System Sports Cardiology Program, Morristown Medical Center and Damion ...

Armed Robbery Arrest in South Orange Part of Police Blotter, June 20-30

July 2, 2020

Shoplifting Arrest

On June 20, Sergio Garvin, a 39-year-old Camden resident, was arrested for shoplifting at 7-Eleven on Valley Street.  Garvin was placed under arrest and a search revealed a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Garvin was charged with Shoplifting, Possession of CDS and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and released on a Summons.  

Armed ...

Maplewood Police Blotter, June 15-22

June 15, 2020; Rummaging: An unsecured vehicle parked on Midland Blvd. was rummaged through during the overnight hours. At the time of the report, nothing was believed to be missing.

June 16, 2020; Vehicle Recovery: A vehicle stolen out of Newark was located parked on Hillcrest Rd.

June 18, 2020; Bicycle Thefts: During the afternoon hours two bicycles were ...

Video Explains Summer at the South Orange Library

July 7, 2020

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The librarians and staff of the South Orange Library want you to participate this summer in all their offerings — and made this video to show residents what their programs and processes are.

 

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MAPSO Youth Coalition Calls for Solutions to SOMSD’s 'Broken System'

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The members of the MAPSO Youth Coalition — a group of current and former South Orange Maplewood School District students organizing for anti-racism — can’t pinpoint the exact moment they coalesced, though discussions began when a group of Columbia High School graduates attended a Newark protest honoring George Floyd in late May. After observing demands for ...

After Clashing with Protesters, Allegedly Making Nazi Salute, Mountainside Medical Center Recruiter Relieved of Her Duties

July 4, 2020

MONTCLAIR, NJ - A woman has been relieved of her duties from working at Mountainside Medical Center after videos surfaced of her yelling at Black Lives Matter protesters at a counter-protest in Nutley.

Twitter users reported that Valerie Pastore, of Nutley, NJ was seen at an anti-Black Lives Matter protest on June 26 screaming at protesters and allegedly making the Nazi salute.

The very ...

The Next Essex County Emergency Food Distribution Event to Take Place in Irvington

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County's next Emergency Food Distribution Event will be on Thursday, July 9, in Orange Park in Irvington to help families negatively impacted by the Coronavirus. The 1,000 boxes of food that will be distributed are meant to benefit families who have been forced out of work and are not able to afford food. 

It will be held as ...

Rutgers, Named for a Slave Owner, Will Keep its Name, Says University's First Black President

July 7, 2020

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Even in this era where statues of explorers are being dismantled, schools named after presidents are being rebranded and sports teams are replacing racially insensitive nicknames, don't expect Rutgers to change its name.

The subject was raised to new university president Jonathan Holloway at a news conference on Monday at Winants Hall — the very building ...

Rutgers Will Use Remote Instruction For Majority of Classes, Says President Holloway

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — It took Jonathan Holloway less than a week in his position as Rutgers president to make his first major move, announcing at a news conference that the university will be employing remote instruction for the vast majority of its students in the fall.

Students pursuing disciplines that require the use of university facilities — engineering, performing arts, ...

New Chief Development Officer Named by No. 1 Hospital in New Jersey

July 6, 2020

Morristown, New Jersey– Jennifer Smith has been named chief development officer for the Foundation for Morristown Medical Center, which supports both Morristown Medical Center and Goryeb Children’s Hospital with $20 million in philanthropy annually. Smith will join the Foundation on August 10.
 
Trish O’Keefe, PhD, RN, president for Morristown ...

Seniors in Place: Questions You Might Forget to Ask When Hiring a Caregiver

SPRINGFIELD, NJ – Asking the right questions is one of the most important steps in hiring a caregiver. Not asking the right questions can be dangerous, expensive, and, ultimately, time-consuming.

Adam Blecker, President, Seniors In Place as well as President, Home Health Services Association of New Jersey has vast experience recruiting the best of the best caregivers for elderly ...

YMCA Offers Virtual Camp and Youth Programs to Fill Summer Schedules

LIVINGSTON, NJ - As families shift their summer plans amid the coronavirus pandemic, the Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges offers virtual program options to keep kids active and engaged all summer long. 

“As the pandemic continues, we understand that some families may prefer to explore virtual options for the summer as opposed to in-person programs,” said Richard K. Gorab, ...