Folk Friday

Sing along and jam — bring acoustic string and rhythm instruments. Join in playing, singing, or listening with us. Bring some refreshments to share. Everyone is invited.

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  1. ecsec.nj@gmail.com
Fri, January 10
7:30 pm — 10:00 pm
Add to My Calendar 01/10/2020 7:30pm 01/10/2020 10:00pm America/New_York Folk Friday

Sing along and jam — bring acoustic string and rhythm instruments. Join in playing, singing, or listening with us. Bring some refreshments to share. Everyone is invited.

516 Prospect St. Maplewood, NJ 07040

Ethical Culture Society of Essex County

516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040

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Jon Bon Jovi Opens JBJ Soul Kitchen at Rutgers Newark

January 22, 2020

This story first ran on TAPinto Newark.

NEWARK, NJ — Jon Bon Jovi and wife, Dorothea, have opened their first JBJ Soul Kitchen on a college campus at Rutgers University-Newark to address college students' struggles with food insecurity. 

The Rutgers University-Newark campus marks the third location in New Jersey for JBJ Soul Kitchens after a successful ...

Helping Athletes Keep Their Hearts In The Game: AtlantiCast31

Morristown Medical Center's Sports Cardiology and Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM) Program is excited to welcome Dr. Matthew Martinez! Learn how this innovative leader will help Atlantic Health System benefit athletes of all levels on the latest AtlantiCast!

 

Morristown Medical Center Raises the Roof on Cardiac Care, Completing Two-Story Expansion of New Jersey’s Leading Heart Hospital

Funded in Part by Generous Community Members, Expansion Will Help Meet Demand for Expert Heart Care

Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center, nationally recognized for heart care, today opened the second of two new 36-bed units for patients with heart disease, completing a two-story expansion of the Gagnon Cardiovascular Institute.

The unit opened today will serve cardiac ...

Opening New Doors & Expanding Access to Care

Among the stories you'll see on the latest AtlantiCast...

Atlantic Health System is making it easier than ever for pediatric patients to access care and a new partnership will help expand health care options in Somerset County!

For more, visit www.AtlantiCast.org!

 

 

Overlook Foundation Named to Prestigious National List of High Performers in Health Care Philanthropy

The Overlook Foundation, which supports the high-quality care of Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center, was recognized in the Community Hospital category of the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy’s (AHP) 2019 High Performer’s list, a designation given to less than 100 philanthropic organizations throughout the United States and Canada.

The Overlook Foundation, ...

'Goodnight Nobody' Explores Emotional Terrain

PRINCETON, NJ - Three long-time friends gather at a cabin in the woods in this startling original play by Rachel Bonds. Borrowing from the children’s story, “Goodnight Moon,” the play explores the fraught lives of those trying to reconnect.

We learn that Nan is an artist, who one summer had an affair in the cabin, with Mara, Reggie’s mother. That immediately sets up ...

RWJBarnabas Health Recognizes New Jersey's Maternal Health Awareness Day

RWJBarnabas Health (RWJBH) marked Thursday, Jan. 23 across its system as the third annual statewide observance of Maternal Health Awareness Day.

In 2017, New Jersey became the first state in the nation to designate a day calling for action to raise public awareness about maternal health and promote maternal safety. In recognition of Maternal Health Awareness Day, facilities across RWJBH hosted ...

Milestones

Deborah and Fred Smith Anniversary

January 1, 2020

Deborah and Fred Smith of South Orange are Happily Celebrating another wedding anniversary. They wish everyone Joy in Celebrating a New Year and New Decade.

South Orange Police Blotter, January 1 through 15

January 17, 2020

Sometime during the day on January 2, 2020 a package was stolen from 22 Cottage Street apartment complex.  Detective Bureau investigating. 

On January 8, 2020, during the overnight hours a Longview Road resident reported his vehicle stolen from his driveway.  The vehicle had a tracking device and it was located in Newark. Detective Bureau investigating. 

On January ...

Pascrell, Payne introduce Campus Fire Safety Education Act at Seton Hall, Remember Anniversary of Dormitory Fire

January 19, 2020

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — U.S. Reps. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) and Donald Payne, Jr. (D-NJ-10) visited Seton Hall University on Friday, Jan. 17, to mark today's 20th anniversary of the fire at Boland Hall on Jan. 19, 2000, and introduce their legislation, the Campus Fire Safety Education Act. 

Also speaking at the event were fire survivors Alvaro Llanos and Shawn Simons, ...

Civil Rights 'Foot Soldier' Talks to Entire South Orange Maplewood Fifth Grade

In preparation for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day this coming Monday, the entire fifth grade of the South Orange Maplewood School District read the same memoir, and on Thursday got to hear directly from its author. Linda Blackmon Lowery wrote her illustrated memoir,Turning 15 On the Road to Freedom: My Story of the 1965 Selma Voting Rights March, about her experience as the youngest person ...

Montclair Parents Call for Superintendent Parker's Resignation Following His Alleged Comments on Racist Teachers

January 23, 2020

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Several Montclair parents and advocates have called for the immediate resignation of Superintendent Nathan Parker after he was alleged to have made remarks regarding employing racist teachers.

During the Montclair Board of Education meeting that took place on Wednesday, Parker apologized for his remarks which, according to parents, took place during an NAACP education committee ...

Essex County Announces Plan to Build New Office Building Next to Historic Hall of Records

NEWARK, NJ — The historic Essex County Hall of Records in Newark is getting a modern companion building, county officials announced today.

Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo announced that the county will build a new 150,000 square-foot office building in the juror's parking lot next to the Hall of Records. 

The building will provide space for 11 courtrooms for Tax ...

Rutgers Names Holloway as University's First Black President

January 23, 2020

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, has named Jonathan Holloway as its first black president.

The school's Board of Governors approved the hiring on Tuesday, Jan. 21. He will begin serving his presidency on July 1. According to Northwestern University's website, he has served as that school's Chief Academic Officer ...

Jon Bon Jovi Opens JBJ Soul Kitchen at Rutgers Newark

NEWARK, NJ — Jon Bon Jovi and wife, Dorothea, opened their first JBJ Soul Kitchen on a college campus at Rutgers University-Newark to address college students' struggles with food insecurity. 

The Rutgers University-Newark campus marks the third location in New Jersey for JBJ Soul Kitchens after a successful decade with two restaurants in Red ...

JESPY Exec Director Addresses Transportation Issues at Senate Committee Hearing on NJ Transit

January 23, 2020

JESPY House Executive Director Audrey Winkler and several other disability advocates and paratransit experts recently spoke at a Senate Select Committee hearing on the challenges faced by those with disabilities who use New Jersey Transit ‘s public transportation system. The Committee was created and chaired by State Senate President Stephen Sweeney.

During recent years, the system and ...

IRS Free File can save families money; find tax benefits all for free

IRS Free File can save families, especially those with children, some money in 2020 plus find tax benefits such as the Earned Income Tax Credit. Free File is now available at IRS.gov/FreeFile.

Since its 2003 debut, Free File has served nearly 57 million taxpayers, saving them $1.7 billion using a very conservative $30 preparation fee. Young families with children are key beneficiaries of Free ...

Improved Tax Withholding Estimator helps workers target the refund they want; shows how to fill out new 2020 W-4

The Internal Revenue Service has launched a new and improved Tax Withholding Estimator, designed to help workers target the refund they want by having the right amount of federal income tax taken out of their pay.

The Tax Withholding Estimator, now available on IRS.gov, incorporates the changes from the redesigned Form W-4, Employee’s Withholding Certificate, that employees can fill out ...