Press Releases

December 9, 2018

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - The Cedar Grove Elks initiated two members. Eileen Stillman and Justin Torlucci are flanked by Michael S., the Esquire, on the left, and his dad, Michael A., the Exalted Ruler on the right.

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VERONA,NJ — Verona High School is one of 373 school districts in the U.S. and Canada being honored by the College Board with placement on the 9th Annual AP® District Honor Roll.  To be included on the 9th Annual Honor Roll, Verona High School had to, since 2016, increase the number of students ...

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Essex County Turtle Back Zoo is recruiting volunteers for the 2019 Docent Class. Docents are volunteer educators who give educational talks, act as tour guides, and are stationed throughout the Zoo to provide information to visitors about the Zoo and its animal collection. This is a highly ...

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Susan G. Komen North Jersey held their first Pink Champagne Lunch & Fashion Show at Mayfair Farms in West Orangeon December 8th. The event was led by Pink Champagne Lunch Committee members Sonia Best, Fine Lines Salon; Dorothy Goldberg, CWI Design; Sally Glick, Sobel & Co, LLC; Catherine ...

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The Cedar Grove Chamber of Commerce is holding its annual home decor contest for the Holidays once again! Homes will be judged based on curbside appeal only. When you go online to register, please check off the one category description you think best matches your home's display.

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After distributing over 5,500 backpacks to veterans in need, the team at Backpacks For Life realized that there wasn’t a backpack designed specifically to meet the needs of the homeless and  at-risk veteran community that Backpacks For Life serves…so they designed one. Former Marine Corps ...

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The CG Elks rescheduled their Hoop Shoot Basketball free throw contest from the closing of the High School due to snow back on Dec. 16th.  It is now rescheduled for Friday, November 30th at 6:30 pm at the Memorial Middle School, 500 Ridge Road, Cedar Grove, NJ.  it's free and it for boys and ...

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The Morgan Museum, an 1845 farmhouse, located at 902 Pompton Avenue, Cedar Grove, will be part of the Essex County Historic House Tour again this year.  We will be open Saturday, December 1, and Sunday, December 2 from 1 until 4 p.m.  Take a tour of the museum which will be decorated for the ...

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THE CEDAR GROVE ELKS "HOOP SHOOT" BASKETBALL FREE THROW CONTEST IS CANCELED FOR TONIGHT FRIDAY 11/16 ORIG. SCHEDULED FOR CGHS. LOOK FOR NEW CONTEST DATE NEXT WEEK. 

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The New Jersey Association of Women Business Owners (NJAWBO) Annual Statewide Holiday Dinner and Expo will take place on November 29 at The Bethwood, 38 Lackawanna Ave, Totowa, New Jersey 07512, from 5:30 to 8:00pm.This festive holiday networking event provides an opportunity for women business ...

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Subject: Your help is needed to support local domestic violence nonprofit in need of supplies Hello,  October was Domestic Violence Awareness Month. And yet, we know that the need to support this issue does not end there. It is important to continue the conversation and help survivors in our ...

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A 2X National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence VERONA, NJ - Our Lady of the Lake is where children go for leading academics and lasting connections.  Our unique environment allows for highly personalized attention for all students, focusing on personal responsibility, social awareness, and ...

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The Community Collaborative Rain, Hail, and Snow Network (CoCoRaHS) is looking for volunteer weather observers in Verona, Cedar Grove, and nearby areas. CoCoRaHS is a nationwide volunteer precipitation-observing network with over 15,000 active observers in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, Canada, the ...

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Organizations in Camden, Essex, Hudson, Mercer, Monmouth/Ocean to Help Enroll People in Health Coverage   (TRENTON) – The New Jersey Department of Human Services is providing $375,000 in funding and support to five community organizations that will help enroll New Jersey residents in health ...

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Join some of your favorite local wellness professionals for a Ladies Night at The Joint Chiropractic on Monday, November 5th from 7-9pm. Evolve Cycle and Fitness, Indigo Yoga, Chef V, Inner Vault Wellness, Club Pilates, Hampton Chic, Juice Plus, Kannaway, Sprectra Spray, Nutrition Transition, ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - From October to April, Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center is participating in a nationwide campaign to promote awareness around the life-saving benefits of organ and tissue donation. Together with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources ...

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(TRENTON) – The New Jersey Department of Human Services on Monday announced wages have increased for the direct support professionals who work with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities to help them live successfully in communities. Governor Phil Murphy and the Legislature ...

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Montclair, NJ, -- The Transitional Care Unit (TCU) at Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center, a post-acute skilled nursing facility located on the sixth floor of the hospital, has successfully completed a comprehensive assessment by the NJ Department of Health.  The recent ...

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Some great Prizes and a chance to spend your certificate at a Chamber Member location for products or services!   1. Go online and enter an application – Don’t be Ghoulish and miss out!   These should be entered no later than Sunday 28, 2018 NOON 2. More info will be circulated by ...

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OPERATION TAKE BACK The Cedar Grove Police Department will be participating in the bi-annual Operation Take Back Program sponsored by the Drug Enforcement Agency. This program enables the public to get rid of unused, unwanted and expired medications properly. Prescription drug abuse is ...

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Fairfield, NJ -- Today the National Association of Realtors PAC endorsed Mikie Sherrill for Congress in New Jersey’s 11th District. “Mikie Sherrill understands that homeownership is part of the American Dream,” said Angela Sicoli, Century21 Award Agency, Broker. “In New Jersey, home ownership ...

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FAIRFIELD, NJ -- Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund announced their endorsement of U.S. Navy veteran and former Assistant U.S. Attorney Mikie Sherrill for New Jersey’s 11th Congressional District. “We are proud to support these candidates, who have pledged to put public safety ahead of gun ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Two Early Voting Facilities will be opened to Essex County Registered Voters. The Essex County Clerk’s Office, Christopher J. Durkin, County Clerk will open an additional Early Voting Center located at the South Mountain Recreation Complex, Turtle Back Zoo (TBZ) Education Building, 560 ...

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The Center for Non-Profits, New Jersey’s umbrella organization for the charitable community will convene over 550 attendees for the largest annual gathering of non-profit leaders and allies, at its 2018 New Jersey Non-Profit Conference, Raising the Voices of Our Communities, Wednesday, December 5 ...

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CEDAR GROVE, N.J. – American Family Care (AFC®), the nation’s leading provider of urgent care and occupational medicine, continues to expand its national care network with the opening of the latest AFC® urgent care center in Cedar Grove, New Jersey. The new state-of-the-art facility will start ...

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(TRENTON) – New Jersey First Lady Tammy Murphy and New Jersey Department of Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson on Tuesday announced $38 million in new investments in child care to help more families find services they need and to advance quality child care. “Children are the foundation ...

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The Cedar Grove Historical Society to Celebrate Its Fiftieth Anniversary In November, 1968, a group of interested Cedar Grove citizens met at the home of F. Leslie Jacobus to form the Cedar Grove Historical Society.  Mr. Jacobus became the first president of the Society that was created to ...

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The Cedar Grove Elks will hold its Bi-annual Fish Fry at the CG Elks lodge this Weds. 10/17 from 5 to 7:30 pm. It is being cooked once again by "tastefullybritish.com" a vendor used many times by the Elks for this successful fundraiser. Cost is $17 per dinner which includes Fish (or Chicken), ...

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FAIRFIELD, NJ - Today the Mikie Sherrill for Congress campaign announced that for the third quarter in a row, Mikie Sherrill broke the New Jersey House fundraising record, with $2.7 million raised in the third quarter. This brings Mikie Sherrill’s total raise to $7 million, and she enters the last ...

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Fairfield, NJ -- The National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare announced their endorsement of U.S. Navy veteran and former Assistant U.S. Attorney Mikie Sherrill for New Jersey’s 11th Congressional District. “Mikie Sherrill understands and supports the critical roles that ...

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