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Essex County Fall Family Festival Slated for Sept. 29

September 14, 2018

ROSELAND, NJ - The Essex County Environmental Center’s 14th annual Fall Family Festival is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 29 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 621B Eagle Rock Ave. in Roseland.

Visitors to the Fall Family Festival can go on canoe trips on the Passaic River or nature walks in Essex County’s West Essex Park. There will be a petting zoo, gardening tips, a live beehive display, ...

Roseland Community Comes Together for 2018 Run for the Roses 5K Run/Walk

ROSELAND, NJ — More than 70 people lined up on Harrison Avenue in Roseland on Saturday morning to participate in the 36th annual Run for the Roses 5K that was majorly donated by the Roseland First Aid Squad.

Louis LaSalle, one of the founders of the race, said the race started as a promotion of good health and also a tribute to Roseland.

“It’s amazing to see how this ...

Arts Festival for Youth, Adults with Disabilities to be Held in Fairfield

FAIRFIELD, NJ — The third annual Arts Accessible Festival, hosted by Arts Unbound Inc. in collaboration with the Essex Regional Educational Services Commission (ERESC) and Superintendent Dr. Laurie Newell, is being held at the ERESC Essex Campus Academy in Fairfield, on Oct. 12 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The free, wheelchair-accessible event features hands-on visual art workshops led by ...

24 Super Readers Complete Roseland Library's Summer Challenge

ROSELAND, NJ — More than 250 children signed up for this year’s summer reading program at the Roseland Free Public Library, which recently held a special pizza party for the 24 young participants who earned “VIP status” by completing all 35 of the program’s reading-related activities.

According to Jennifer Overton, director of the Roseland Free Public Library, ...

Fairfield Crowns First Graders as 2018 King And Queen

FAIRFIELD, NJ - Fairfield first graders Joseph Mauriello and Elianna Salvato have been crowned as this year's King and Queen. The traditional crowning took place on the last day of Fairfield Recreation’s Summer Camp 2018, which was attended by more than 320 campers this year.

Duties of the new King and Queen are to include the following Fairfield ...

New Date: Meadowbrook Country Day Camp Invites Prospective Summer 2019 Campers to “Rookie Day”

EDITOR'S NOTE: The date has been changed to Aug. 15 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. due to weather conditions. Activities listed in the article below will remain the same. 

LONG VALLEY, NJ — Those with children entering Pre-K or Kindergarten for the 2018-2019 school year who are thinking about day camp options for next summer are invited to attend “Rookie Day” at ...

Popular Photography Instructor Marks 10 Years at Fairfield's Unique Photo

FAIRFIELD, NJ — Over the last decade, Michael Downey has accumulated a substantial number of protegees and followers who swear by his photographic expertise.

Downey recently celebrated 10 years as a photography instructor at Unique Photo in Fairfield, and both his takes and his extensive portfolio on the subject are, indeed, quite unique.

The head instructor of Unique University, ...


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Best-Selling Author to Speak at NCJW/Essex Opening Event

September 10, 2018

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 million copies in print in 36 countries. Among ...