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NJ Recipe Guru Shares her Favorite Holiday Cookie: Double Chocolate Espresso

December 13, 2018

If you love to cook, there’s a fair chance you’ve got a recipe somewhere in your home by Gwynn Galvin, whose cooking blog “Swirls of Flavor” has been picking up steam.

“I have been told that I am ‘well-seasoned,’ having worked in the culinary field for more than 20 years now,” the grandmother of eight said from her home in Montvale, NJ.

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AtlantiCast

AtlantiCast: Episode 23

On this week’s AtlantiCast, find out why it’s easier than ever to receive care at Atlantic Health System, the Morristown Medical Center’s Heart Success program reaches a milestone in the fight against heart failure, quality healthcare that protects the environment and kicking off the holiday season with the Festival of Lights.

 

South Orange Police Blotter: Apartment Burglary; Donations Stolen from Collection Bins at Our Lady of Sorrows

December 4, 2018

South Orange Police Blotter as of Dec. 4

Adult Arrest - Justin Armstrong, a 27 year old Newark resident was arrested on Friday, Nov. 30, at approximately 9:00 pm for receiving stolen property and active arrest warrants. An SOPD detective observed a subject riding a bicycle that matched the description of a bicycle (blue Schwinn) that had been reported stolen on Nov. 28 ...

Maplewood Police Blotter - Shoplifting, Package and Bike Thefts Reported

November 13, 2018; Theft from Auto; An unsecured vehicle parked in a lot on Springfield Ave between 7:45 and 8:45 PM, was entered and a tablet and lottery tickets were stolen.

November 13, 2018; Shoplifting; At approximately 5:30 PM a male exited the Walgreens with several containers of baby formula and fled without paying for the items.

November 17, 2018; Shoplifting; At approximately 8:30 ...

Dec. 15 is Final Saturday of Activities at Dickens Village in Maplewood

December 14, 2018

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - This Saturday, Dec. 15, is the third and final day when the "little houses" of Dickens Village are open for viewing in Ricalton Square in Maplewood Village. While the houses remain throughout the holiday season, this Saturday is the last chance to visit with Santa, take a horse & wagon ride, or visit the petting farm.

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A Very Merry Saturday in Maplewood: Photos from Breakfast with Santa and Springfield Avenue's Annual Holiday Celebration

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Saturday was a day of holiday festivities in Maplewood, beginning with Breakfast with Santa at three local restaurants: Cedar Ridge Cafe, Village Trattoria, and St. James's Gate.

Saturday afternoon was Springfield Avenue's 6th Annual Holiday Celebration, which included live music by BRUNO LEE’S YAHSquad, the Seth Boyden School chorus, storytelling for ...

Murphy's Monitor Appointed to Temporarily Head University Hospital in Newark

December 14, 2018

NEWARK, NJ -  The woman who was appointed by Gov. Phil Murphy to oversee University Hospital will be the new acting president of the embattled agency after its former leader resigned.

University Hospital’s Board of Directors passed a resolution on Thursday appointing Judith Persichilli to the position. John Kastanis, the former president, announced his resignation on Dec.

Downtown Millburn Development Alliance (DMDA) Board Vote to Dissolve Itself

MILLBURN, NJ – The majority of the board members of the Downtown Millburn Development Alliance (DMDA) voted Wednesday night to dissolve the organization during a regularly scheduled board meeting. The unexpected announcement comes only a month after the Millburn Township Committee approved the organization’s 2019 budget and just weeks before the election of new board ...

Rutgers Report Views Online Classes As the Future

December 14, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Ten years ago, 1,234 were taking online college courses at Rutgers University.

Last year, in the fall semester of 2017, that number reached 23,042, according to university figures.

Nationwide over 6.4 million people are sitting in front of computers to take college courses, about one-third of all the students taking high education classes, Richard Novak, Rutgers ...

Addams Tavern in Westfield Reopens After Yearlong Closure

WESTFIELD, NJ – After a court-mandated closure that lasted about a year, the popular restaurant and bar Addams Tavern has reopened.

A state court had ordered the restaurant shut over safety violations, but on Dec. 3 ruled that those violations were no longer to the extent that the establishment needed to remain closed.

On Thursday, Downtown Westfield, the entity managing the ...

AHa!, Atlantic Health System’s Innovation Center Celebrates Strong First Year

December 13, 2018

One year after it was created, AHa!—Atlantic Health System’s innovation center and idea incubator—has led to improved ways to deliver care, multiple patents (more pending), and a robust idea pipeline.

At the end of 2017, Atlantic Health System launched Atlantic Health Advancements—AHa!—to inspire Atlantic Health System’s team of more than 16,500 employees ...

Impact100 Essex Selects Four Local Finalist Nominees for 2018 Grant Award

Impact100 Essex announced the four finalist grant nominees for their 2018 grant award on Dec. 5. One of these nominees will be voted the recipient of the $120,000 grant at the group’s Annual Conference to be held on January 15, 2019 at the Upper Montclair Women’s Club.

“We received 49 applications for inspiring and worthy projects this year. Through our grant selection ...

Local Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Host Africa in the 1900's at the Maplewood Library

On Tuesday, November 13, the Rho Gamma Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated hosted Africa in the 1900’s featuring author Annamaria Alfieri and an African Art display at the Maplewood Public Library. This program was aligned with the Sorority Global Impact and Arts program. We had 34 guests at our event.

The author’s books are set in Colonial Africa in the ...