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Third Annual Bob Miller Oysterfest Draws Crowd in Maplewood

September 22, 2017

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The Bob Miller Oysterfest was held for its third year on Saturday, September 16, at The Woodland in downtown Maplewood. New to event this year were food trucks, a repositioned bandstand, and a new layout for the VIP tent. The event also provided more games and activities for kids during the afternoon then in prior years. Most importantly, there were free on-site melanoma ...

Atlantic Health Hosts 'Camp Clover,' Providing Hope and Healing for Bereaved Children

WARREN, NJ – Paige Snyder was 11 when her mother, Roseann, passed away from cancer at the young age of 48. When Paige heard about Camp Clover Bereavement Camp, she was hesitant but eager to find some healing after such sadness. The camp turned out to be a more inspiring and uplifting experience than she ever imagined.

The sharing circles and activities helped develop the coping skills ...

South Orange Chamber of Commerce Holds Networking Event and Makes Donation to South Orange Lions Club

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ The South Orange Chamber of Commerce celebrated the start of the fall season with a Social and Business Networking event hosted by Bunny’s Sports Bar. In addition to enjoying time to network over food and drinks, the South Orange Chamber also made a donation of $1000 to the South Orange Lions Club. This donation was made specifically towards the South Orange Lions Club ...

SOFIA Walk Against Domestic Violence Draws Awareness and Support for Victims

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Hundreds gathered at Canterbury Park for a cause on Saturday, September 9. 

Families, friends and support organizations gathered together for the 7th annual S.O.F.I.A ( Start Out Fresh Intervention Advocates) walk in remembrance of those who died and continue to walk in silence and a celebration of those who survived and are willing to share their stories in order to make ...

3rd Annual Robert J. Miller Oysterfest on Saturday, September 16

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The 3rd Annual Bob Miller Oysterfest will be held this Saturday, September 16, at The Woodland (60 Woodland Road) from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Oysterfest honors the life of Bob Miller and raises awareness for Melanoma - all while having a grand ole time with entertainment, kids activities, food trucks, beer trucks, and a Tullamore Dew Snug onsite.

This event is designed ...

Saint Barnabas Celebrates Grand Opening of Cooperman Family Pavilion

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Local dignitaries, Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC) staff and benefactors of the new Cooperman Family Pavilion — a five-story, 241,000-square-foot SBMC facility that is expected to change the healthcare landscape in New Jersey when it officially opens on Sept. 18 — were invited to a celebratory ribbon cutting on site on Thursday evening.

The grand ...

St. Hubert's Madison Takes in 123 Tampa Dogs and Cats as Hurricane Irma Hits Florida

MADISON, NJ – St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center of Madison on Saturday took in 48 dogs and 75 cats from Tampa to make room for Florida animals displaced by Hurricane Irma.

The Sunshine State animals were airlifted to Morristown Airport and arrived at the St. Hubert’s Madison campus Saturday at approximately 5 p.m., where they ate, slept and exercised before being transferred ...

Investors Foundation Gives NCJW/Essex $2500 Grant

LIVINGSTON, NJ — In support of its ninth annual Back 2 School Store, an annual event where economically disadvantaged children are able to shop cost-free for brand new attire, school supplies and personal care items, encouraging a well-equipped and confident start to the new school year, the National Council of Jewish Women Essex County chapter (NCJW/Essex) received a $2,500 grant from ...

ACEO Partners with SOPAC for 5th Annual Playin' Around South Orange Project

EAST ORANGE, NJ - The Arts Council of East Orange (ACEO) recently partnered with the South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC) on the 5th Annual Playin’ Around South Orange Project, which included the painting of pianos whose keys will be open for free “tickling” in four downtown South Orange locations between Aug. 30 and Sept. 27.

Under the creative direction of ...

Houston Mayor Establishes Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Following an inquiry from East Brunswick Mayor Brad Cohen, Mayor Sylvester Turner of Houston, Texas, sent this reply regarding ways to support people during this time of crisis.

Mayor Cohen added that, due to the difficulty of moving around the affected areas, donations of clothes and food were better handled local, but that the giving of cash would be the most helpful way ...

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Rent Party Welcomes The Blasters

September 20, 2017

Rent Party kicks off their ninth season Friday night, September 22, with a show featuring the legendary LA band The Blasters.

From early days growing up in the southeast Los Angeles suburb of Downey, California under the tutelage of T-Bone Walker and Big Joe Turner to their emergence as central figures in the eclectic LA punk/rock scene of the early ‘80s to their current status as ...