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Fri, May 24, 7:30 PM

Short Hills

The Extra Rich In Class Dinner Show With E.R.I.C.

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 05/24/2019 7:30pm 05/24/2019 11:00pm America/New_York The Extra Rich In Class Dinner Show With E.R.I.C.

E.R.I.C. is one of today's most versatile talents in live entertainment. His dedication and commitment to good music are as equally dynamic as his voice. E.R.I.C.'s many active projects reflect his wide range of inspirations ranging from Stevie Wonder, Luther Vandross to Marvin Gaye.

In 2008, E.R.I.C. released his first EP entitled "Drama" under Extra Rich In Class Publishing ...

440 Parsonage Hill Road Short Hills, NJ 07078
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Sat, May 25, 7:30 PM

Short Hills

Gerard Esposito

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 05/25/2019 7:30pm 05/25/2019 11:00pm America/New_York Gerard Esposito

Gerard Esposito was born and raised in Newark, N.J. Gerard began his entertainment career during the early 1980s. He has developed a loyal following that catapulted his career and reaffirmed his ability as a vocalist. What began as 'singing to the waiters' quickly became 'reservations recommended'.

Esposito enjoys a loyal following and his dedication to his fans is evident, as ...

440 Parsonage Hill Road Short Hills, NJ 07078

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New Jersey Date Night: Delightful Delis

October 14, 2019

Finding the perfect sandwich is almost as important as finding the perfect lunchtime date, and luckily New Jersey offers a plethora of options when it comes to delicatessens. The delis of the Garden State offer up a menu of the soups, sandwiches and black and white cookies that rival (and pehaps surpass) their New York counterparts. Making a date over pastrami is not only easy but also ...

Union County, Overlook Medical Center to host Women's Health Fair in Union

Atlantic Health System's Overlook Medical Center has partnered with the Union County Office on Women for a Women’s Health Fair on Oct 23 near Kean University in Union. The event will include health screenings and an educational fair from 8:00am to 11:00am, with a panel discussion by seven prominent women physicians who will discuss a variety of women's health topics from 9:00am ...

Sharon Tanenbaum Kraus on Being an Independent BOE Candidate, Plus More

October 16, 2019

Since launching my campaign, I have spoken often about being an independent candidate in this election as part of my platform and during the debates. And to clarify for any that aren’t sure what I mean when I say, “I am an independent candidate and will be an independent voice on the board of education,” I mean the following:

I am running by myself in this election for the ...

CCR vigil marks 400th anniversary of American slavery's start

October 17, 2019

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Because pouring rain moved what was supposed to be an outdoor vigil indoors, the Community Coalition on Race's observance of the 400th anniversary of the beginning of American slavery was warm and dry inside the First Baptist Church of South Orange.

The October 16 event opened with a spirited performance by Columbia High School’s a capella group, ...

Eastern Essex County Under Flash Flood Watch This Afternoon

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a flash flood watch for South Orange, Maplewood and other towns in the eastern Essex County area that will stretch from this afternoon through into the early hours of Thursday morning.

SOMA is part of a large swath of New Jersey under such warnings, an area that includes Passaic, Hudson, Bergen, Essex and Union ...

Upcoming Events

Thu, October 17, 7:00 PM

Garden State Kitchen, Orange

Demystifying Indian Cooking

Food & Drink

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Mon, October 21, 2:00 PM

Maplewood

Maplewood Farmers Market

Food & Drink

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Wed, October 23, 2:00 PM

Sloan Street Parking Lot 9, South Orange

South Orange Farmers Market

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Fri, October 25, 6:00 PM

Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel, South Orange

TSTI Shabbat, Scholar & Supper with Dr. Ralph ...

Other Religions And Spirituality

Hank Aaron: Sharon Tanenbaum Kraus Is a Home Run for BOE

October 16, 2019

I enthusiastically endorse Sharon Tanenbaum Kraus for the Maplewood-South Orange School Board.

I have known Sharon and her family in Atlanta since she was a child and have always been impressed by her family values and concern for others.  I saw her care of her brothers, cousins, and friends.  As a young woman, she was curious, engaging and kind to those around her.  Now, as a ...

Dress Code Violation Forces West Orange Middle Schooler Out of Class

October 10, 2019

WEST ORANGE, NJ – Members of the West Orange Board of Education (WOBOE) and its two new student liaisons applauded Liberty Middle School student Justice Cillo-Smith during Monday’s board meeting for her recent courage after receiving two dress code citations.

On Wednesday, Sept. 25, Cillo-Smith was issued a dress code violation for a shirt she wore while attending her classes.

Newark Bottled Water Distribution To End, City Pushes Filter Use for Lead Issue

NEWARK, NJ - Bottled water distribution to those affected during Newark's lead water contamination crisis will end next week, with authorities promoting the use of city-delivered filters to address the issue going forward. 

“Our message is simple: the filters work, use the filters,” Mayor Ras Baraka said in a statement, referring to testing results released last month ...

NJPAC’s $175 million capital campaign sets stage for redevelopment, expanded programming

October 17, 2019

NEWARK, NJ — Joined on the stage by Gov. Phil Murphy, arts supporters and Newark city officials, New Jersey Performing Arts Center President John Schreiber revealed Tuesday that the theater broke the $100 million mark in its current fundraising campaign. 

The  “All Together Now” initiative, now in its second year of a five-year effort, aims to reach its $175 million ...

Eastern Essex County Under Flash Flood Watch This Afternoon

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a flash flood watch for South Orange, Maplewood and other towns in the eastern Essex County area that will stretch from this afternoon through into the early hours of Thursday morning.

SOMA is part of a large swath of New Jersey under such warnings, an area that includes Passaic, Hudson, Bergen, Essex and Union ...

Belmar Prepares Beach for Winter, Dunes Not to be Built on Southern End — Unless Needed

October 7, 2019

BELMAR, NJ — The annual ritual of “closing” the beach for the winter has been completed in Belmar, with one visible difference. There are no temporary dunes on the southern end of the 1.3-mile oceanfront.

Under Belmar’s new beach management plan, the entire beachfront will remain free of these sand berms unless the borough receives the go-ahead from state officials to ...

IRS celebrates military families during National Work and Family Month

October 16, 2019

WASHINGTON, DC —As part of National Work and Family Month, the Internal Revenue Service reminds military families that they often qualify for specific tax rules and benefits.

National Work and Family Month was established in 2003 by a Senate resolution. October was chosen to help communicate and celebrate progress towards creating more flexible work environments and helping individuals ...

Goryeb Children’s Hospital Opens Expanded Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

Expansion Funded in Part by Generous Community Members

 Morristown, NJ — To meet the demand for the highly specialized care needed for critically ill or injured children, Atlantic Health System’s Goryeb Children’s Hospital today announced the opening of its expanded Joan and Edward Foley Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU).

Prior to the ...

Fun for Pre-Schoolers Learning About Judaism

A new free program geared to 2 - 5 year olds and their parents lets kids experience Judaism through play that engages all the senses.  The Five Senses of Judaism is offered free by Congregation Beth Hatikvah (CBH) in Summit to families in the surrounding counties.

The first session, on Saturday, October 26th, will introduce children to Shabbat.  Moving among various stations, the ...