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Local Families Organize Food Allergy Heroes Walk

September 11, 2018

LIVINGSTON, NJ — After raising nearly $60,000 and attracting more than 350 participants in 2017, eight local families that are affected by food allergies hope to surpass both of these numbers when they host the second annual Northern New Jersey Food Allergy Heroes Walk at the Livingston Memorial Oval on Sept. 23 to benefit Food Allergy Research & Education ...

Seton Hall University Student Dies After Fall From Parking Deck

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - A Seton Hall University student has died from injuries sustained from falling off the campus' parking deck on Tuesday, according to a letter to the school community from the University's Interim President, Mary Meehan, on Tuesday afternoon. Meehan later identified the student as senior Julian M. Mislavsky, 23, of Morristown.

"We will have a memorial ...

Regal Bank to Host 10th Annual Dog Pawrade Benefitting Livingston Animal Shelter

LIVINGSTON, NJ – Regal Bank will host its 10th annual Livingston Dog Pawrade on Sunday, Sept. 23 from 10:30 a.m. to noon in the parking lot of the Regal Bank headquarters, located at 570 West Mt. Pleasant Avenue in Livingston.

Representatives of Regal Bank said they are proud to celebrate this decade milestone with family-oriented entertainment, contests and fun.

Turtle Back Flamingo Exhibit Dedicated to West Orange Family

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The new Turtle Back Zoo Flamingo Exhibit, which was officially opened with a celebratory ribbon cutting on Wednesday, has been dedicated as the “Drill Family Flamingo Exhibit” in honor of the West Orange family’s long-time relationship with the zoo.

The Drill Family’s relationship with Turtle Back dates back 55 years, since building the zoo in ...

Essex County Zoo Opens Leopard Exhibit Featuring Two Species

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Snow leopards and Amur leopards are the centerpiece of the Essex County Turtle Back Zoo’s newly reopened leopard exhibit, which officially reopened on Monday.

Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo, Jr. was on hand Monday afternoon to cut the ribbon at the exhibit as part of his initiative to provide the highest standard of care and first-class conditions for ...

Two Montclair Residents Robbed at Gunpoint in Separate Incidents

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Two Montclair residents were robbed at gunpoint in two separate incidents, as they walked through Montclair on Sunday, according to Montclair Police officials. 

At approximately 6:30 p.m., a 64-year-old Montclair man was approached by a dark-colored SUV as he walked along Virginia Avenue, according to Lt. David O'Dowd of the Montclair Police ...

Family Reunited: Livingston Community Rallies to Find Lost Dog

LIVINGSTON, NJ — After being missing for four days following a multi-vehicle crash on Thursday near Okner Parkway on Route 10, a Livingston family’s beloved dog Roxie finally appeared on National Dog Day Sunday morning and is healthy despite some minor bumps and bruises.

Nicole and Marco Anzalone expressed gratitude to the friends, family and community members, including local ...

Bus Returning From Newark Mayor’s Picnic Overturns on NJ Turnpike

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ — Thirty-six passengers on a bus returning from an annual mayor’s picnic on Saturday were taken to area hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries after an accident on the New Jersey Turnpike, according to officials.

Mayor Ras Baraka's fourth annual family reunion picnic event was held at Black Bear Lake Country Club in Millstone. Around 5:30 ...

Economically Disadvantaged Children Shop Free at 10th NCJW/Essex Back2School Store

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy in Livingston played host to more than 800 economically disadvantaged children from throughout Essex County last weekend as they shopped for school supplies at the National Council of Jewish Women Essex County (NCJW/Essex) chapter’s 10th annual Back2School Store (B2SS).

Thanks to more than 500 volunteers who served as ...

Essex County Attractions Named on 2018 New Jersey Bucket List

ESSEX COUNTY AREA, NJ — On New Jersey Family’s recently published “Ultimate Bucket List,” the second annual list of not-to-miss places in New Jersey, six Essex County attractions were among those selected as bucket list destinations.

New Jersey Family asked its readers to vote for their favorite things to do in and around New Jersey, and the magazine selected winners ...


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