Press Releases

November 13, 2018

RANDOLPH, NJ — Applications for both the Winterim and Spring 2019 semesters are now being accepted at County College of Morris (CCM). By applying early, students are presented with the best opportunity to enroll in classes that take place on the days and times that best fit their schedules.

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The Grover Cleveland Birthplace Memorial Association and the Montclair Orchestra have announced that Miss New Jersey, Jaime Gialloreto will assume the role of First Lady Frances Cleveland at her husband’s inaugural ball at the Women’s Club of Upper Montclair on Saturday, Nov. 10. Adorned in a ...

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WEST CALDWELL, NJ - Thanksgiving is more than delicious food on the table. It’s about the people surrounding that table. Take the time to appreciate all  you have received this year, and the ability to spend time with family and friends. Thankfulness, gratitude and  family are Thanksgiving values ...

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Orchard School’s growing childcare facility is looking to hire for two special positions. The first is Assistant to the Director.  This is a part time to full time position for a potential employee who is on the teaching track as well as interested in mental health (preference given to current ...

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This past August, the Borough of Caldwell experienced an historic rain event causing extensive damage to homes, businesses, and municipal property. In the days that followed, damage assessment teams from FEMA arrived in Caldwell and accompanied  local authorities in assessing the damage.

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The Grover Cleveland Birthplace Memorial Association and The Montclair Orchestra are pleased to invite the public to an interactive and opulent ball celebrating the 1883 Inauguration of President Grover Cleveland at the Upper Montclair Women’s Club in Upper Montclair, New Jersey on Saturday, ...

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The Friends of Caldwell University is sponsoring an Autumn/Thanksgiving themed Tricky Tray to be held Nov. 18 at Caldwell University.  Doors open at 1 p.m.  General admission is $25 and includes one sheet of Tier 1 tickets and light refreshments. Proceeds benefit The Friends of Caldwell ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ – County College of Morris (CCM) is offering two Saturday Information Sessions and a Scholars Day so high school students and their parents can learn about the range of opportunities to receive a high-quality education and a jump start on college. Two Saturday Information Sessions ...

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The Friends of the Roseland Free Public Library are hosting two upcoming fundraisers to support important causes.  Saturday, Oct. 27, Friends of the Roseland Free Public Library will host a fundraising walk to support staff member Cher Martorelli as she battles ovarian cancer. Supporters will ...

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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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FAIRFIELD, NJ - Fairfield Police Department is running a food drive to benefit the St. Thomas More Church Food Pantry. The food pantry is in need of non-perishable food items and canned goods for the upcoming holiday season.  Some of the suggested items are cereal, oatmeal, canned goods like ...

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Northern New Jersey community unites, raising heartbeats and funds to cure heart disease and stroke WEST ORANGE, NJ — The American Heart Association, the world’s leading voluntary health organization dedicated to building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke, is getting ...

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Saint Barnabas Medical Center has announced its calendar of events for November:   Parkinson's Disease Support Group November 2; 1:30 to 2:30 pm Saint Barnabas Wellness Institute at Leon & Toby Cooperman JCC MetroWest, 760 Northfield Avenue, West Orange A support group for those ...

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Are you ready for this year's Halloween parade and festival? We've got a lot of new attractions lined up to fright and delight our guests, including a family friendly Haunted House inhabited by the ghosts of Caldwell's theater club and a spooky ride on train!  Tasty donuts provided by Glaze West ...

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The Caldwell Environmental Commission encourages residents to bag their leaves for the following reasons: 1. Leaf piles create a public safety hazard on roads. 2. Leaf piles are allowed to be put out a week in advance of pickup . Many end up in storm drains which block proper drainage of ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ – Dr. Shelley Kurland, dean of the Virtual Campus at County College of Morris (CCM), and Rob Stirton, vice president of Institutional Effectiveness and CIO, recently were presented with NJEdge awards for their technological contributions to the higher education community. Kurland, ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — A public meeting will be held on Tuesday at Livingston Town Hall to discuss the refurbishment of Riker Hill Art Park. Essex County officials will present their ideas at 7 p.m. after careful consideration of the opinions expressed at previous meetings.

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RANDOLPH, NJ –  County College of Morris (CCM) will present five upcoming career showcases that are free and open to the public. The presentations include Morris County industry salaries, job responsibilities, current demand in the respective fields and what education is required ...

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CALDWELL, NJ — On Tuesday, Nov. 6, the Caldwell-West Caldwell community will have an opportunity to vote on an initiative to give kindergarteners in the district a full-day experience, beginning September 2019. The question on the ballot will read as follows: There shall be raised an additional ...

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LONG VALLEY, NJ – Those interested in checking out Meadowbrook Country Day Camp for next summer are invited to attend “Meadowfest,” a fun-filled day of fall events for prospective campers including hayrides, pumpkin picking, crafts, scavenger hunts, rides, games and prizes, face painting, apple ...

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SALT LAKE CITY, UT — Caldwell resident and cornea recipient BJ Kurus recently participated in his first Donate Life Transplant Games, in Salt Lake City, Utah, representing Team Liberty.  Kurus medaled in darts, which he never would have been able to do before his transplant. Team Liberty is a ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ – County College of Morris (CCM) will hold an Open House on Saturday, Oct. 13, for students and their parents, and others interested in advancing their education. Two sessions will be held in the Dragonetti Auditorium located in the Student Community Center, 214 Center Grove Road, ...

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At the Orchard School, we aim to provide every single student with the proper tools they need to grow and learn. As in the past, our school is accepting donations of clothing, household items, toys, etc. This is a year-round initiative for both our school and the families we support. Giving ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo, Jr. invites all Essex County senior citizens to attend the 13th Annual Essex County Senior Wellness Day, to be held for free as follows:  Date:               Tuesday, September 18, 2018 Time:              10 a.m. to 2 ...

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While full-term classes have begun at County College of Morris (CCM), there is still time to enroll in the college’s two mid-fall sessions. The 13 Week mid-fall session runs from September 20 - December 20. The last day to apply for 13 Week classes is Thursday, September 13. The last day to ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ –  The National Council of Jewish Women, Essex County Section (NCJW/Essex) will host its 2018 opening event on Tuesday, Oct. 23, featuring best-selling author Jennifer Weiner. Weiner’s books have spent more than five years on "The New York Times" bestseller list with more than 11 ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — With more than 30,000 young athletes screened since 2010, the Matthew J. Morahan III Health Assessment Center for Athletes (MJM) at RWJBarnabas Health will once again provide free cardiac and concussion baseline screenings to young athletes on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, from 8 a.m.

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WEST ORANGE, NJ – “Essex County Remembers,” a solemn ceremony recognizing the lives lost in the 9/11 tragedies in New York, Washington, D.C., and Pennsylvania, will once again be held at the Essex County Eagle Rock September 11th Memorial to mark the 17th anniversary of these events. Essex ...

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Apply Today and Take Advantage of In-Person Registration or Register Online RANDOLPH, NJ — There is still time to enroll for the Fall 2018 Semester at County College of Morris (CCM). Students who apply now can either register for classes online or take advantage of one of several in-person ...

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WEST ORANGE/LIVINGSTON, NJ — Saint Barnabas Medical Center is hosting the following events in September at facilities in Livingston and West Orange.   Parkinson's Disease Support Group September 7;  1:30 to 2:30 pm Saint Barnabas Wellness Institute at Leon & Toby Cooperman JCC ...

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