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Star of ‘Cara’s Cucina’ to Host Groundwork Elizabeth Gala Feb. 27

February 16, 2019

Cara Di Falco, star of “Cara’s Cucina,” will host Groundwork Elizabeth’s WinterGreen gala Feb. 27 at the Hilton Newark Airport Hotel.

A nonprofit founded in Elizabeth in 2003, Groundwork Elizabeth builds sustainable communities in Elizabeth, NJ and in nearby Union County communities with urban agriculture initiatives, youth programing and more.

“So ...

AtlantiCast: Episode 24

On this week’s AtlantiCast, meet the newest chairman of the American Hospital Association, learn about a breakthrough in heart surgery at Morristown Medical Center, celebrate a year of innovation at Atlantic Health System and see some tips to stay flu free.


Maplewood Police Blotter - 16-Year-Old Assaulted, Robbed in DeHart Park

February 15, 2019

February 4, 2019; Robbery; At approximately 5:45 PM, a 16 year old male was exiting Dehart Park when he was assault.  At least three males attacked him and took his phone, headphones and backpack before fleeing.  Officers responded to the area and located several individuals in the area.  Following the investigation on scene, two males, Daijon Williams age 19 of ...

South Orange Police Blotter

South Orange Police Blotter as of February 4

Burglary to Auto - An East Orange resident reported that sometime between 8:00 pm and 9:10 pm, Sunday Feb. 3, actor(s) unknown entered his vehicle, which was parked at a Prospect St. address and stole a floral suitcase with DJ equipment inside, a black LG Galaxy phone and his girlfriend's black purse which contained her ...

South Orange to Host 3 Town-Wide Master Plan Listening Sessions - Tonight's Meeting Cancelled Due to Weather

February 12, 2019

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - Village President Sheena Collum has announced that tonight’s scheduled community conversation has been canceled due to weather. This meeting will be re-scheduled.

Tickets Now on Sale for the Third Annual Maplewood Chili Cookoff on Feb. 24

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The Maplewood Chili Cookoff is back for the third year on Sunday, Feb. 24, and tickets are on sale now to attend, or to register to enter a chili in the cookoff.

The 2019 Chili Cookoff will offer prizes for 1st through 5th place in two categories: meat and vegetarian, and have also added this year a kids category and a chef's choice award. 

The top ...

Baraka Says Newark 'Well Poised' For Amazon After HQ2 Leaves New York

February 14, 2019

NEWARK, NJ - Mayor Ras Baraka said on Thursday that Newark is “well poised” to have Amazon’s second headquarters following the retail giant’s announcement to pull out of New York.

Amazon in November selected Long Island City, Queens and Arlington, Va. over Newark for its second headquarters, with a promise to create thousands of high paying jobs. But the company faced ...

Lidl Supermarket Chain to Replace Pathmark at Montclair's New Lackawanna Plaza

MONTCLAIR, NJ — A new supermarket chain will be coming to Lackawanna Plaza, but not without controversy.

By a 5-2 vote, During Montclair's planning board meeting on Monday, officials approved the application to redevelop Lackawanna Plaza as a mixed-use project. It was also revealed that German supermarket chain, Lidl, will bring a new store to the location.

The two objecting ...

Atlantic Health System Earns Spot on Fortune’s ‘100 Best Companies To Work For' List for 11th Year Running

February 15, 2019

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Atlantic Health System -- parent company of Summit's Overlook Medical Center -- once again has been named to Fortune’s '100 Best Companies to Work For', the 11th consecutive year Atlantic Health System has earned a spot on the prestigious annual list. The Morristown-based company, a leading provider of healthcare in New Jersey, was slotted in the 87th ...

Springfield Historical Society Set to Display Letter Signed by George Washington

SPRINGFIELD, NJ – This Sunday, the Springfield Historical Society will display a letter that was signed by George Washington from his Springfield headquarters during the period between the Battle of Connecticut Farms and the Battle of Springfield. The two battles took place between June 8 and June 23, 1780.

The letter from Washington was to New York Governor George ...

A Winter Walk Through Central Park

February 2, 2019

NEW YORK, NY - The iconic Central Park has the familiar Great Lawn, Sheep Meadow, Strawberry Fields, and a zoo, too.  Yet on a brisk Sunday in late December, a Meetup group met for a tour of some lesser known points of interest at the north end of the green space in the center of Manhattan.

Central Park, comprised of approximately 750 acres, was designed by agriculturalist Frederick Law ...

Atlantic Health System Earns Spot for 11th Year on Fortune’s ‘100 Best Companies To Work For®’ List

February 16, 2019

Proving that being extraordinary matters, Atlantic Health System, a leading provider of health care in New Jersey, was once again named to Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®,” ranking number 87 in its 11th consecutive year on the prestigious annual list.

“Our culture of innovation, trust and respect drives our success,” said Brian Gragnolati, President ...

Seton Hall Announces Lineup for SOMA Film Festival

In a continued partnership of four years, SOMA Film Festival will host Seton Hall University College of Communication and the Arts in a program of Student Films that will screen at The Woodland on Sunday, 3/24 from 3 to 6 PM. 

"This partnership has proven to be a great way for our local film fest and local university to express our mutual appreciation of films. It is always a ...

Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center Only Hospital in New Jersey to Achieve America’s 50 Best Hospitals Award™ from Healthgrades

Award Places Hospitals in Top One and Two Percent of Hospitals in Nation for Clinical Performance

Atlantic Health System announced that Morristown Medical Center was the only hospital in New Jersey to achieve the Healthgrades 2019 America’s 50 Best Hospitals Award.™

Morristown Medical Center was the only hospital in the state to be recognized as one of ‘America’s 50 ...