Food & Drink

Less Than Half-Way to St. Patrick’s Day Parade Fundraiser and Food Pantry Drive

November 26, 2012 at 9:28 PM

WEST ORANGE, NJ - The West Essex area is invited to head over to Egan’s in West Orange Thursday night from 7pm to 9pm and donate goods for the Food Pantry while at the same time supporting the West Orange St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

The event at Egan’s on Harrison Avenue off of Main Street will be hosted by the West Orange St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee. The $20 donation includes 1 drink, appetizers and live Traditional Irish entertainment. In addition, those who attend are asked to bring along with them bagged non-perishable food items and toiletries which will be donated to the Holy Trinity Church Food Pantry in West Orange. 

Parade Committee Vice-Chairperson and Roseland resident, Carol Sharkey Corcoran explained, “This is our first year incorporating a food drive with our fundraiser. The Committee felt that we wanted to give back to our community because afterall the community has been so supportive over the years to our Parade.   Right now people are hurting due to the economy and Hurricane Sandy and hopefully we can help make life a little easier for them.  We will be donating all of the food to Holy Trinity Church Food Pantry in West Orange.”

The food items requested for donation are:
Canned Foods (No glass jars please):
* Meals in a can
* Canned Tuna Fish
* Canned Vegetables
* Canned Fruit
* Soups
* Peanut Butter

Boxed Foods:
* Macaroni and Cheese
* Cereal
* Rice
* Instant Potatoes
* Pasta

Baby Foods:
* Cereal
* Baby Foods
* Formula

* Toothbrush / Toothpaste*
* Soap
* Deoderant
* Shampoo and Baby Shampoo

For more information:

West Orange St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee
Sheila Parisi - 201-874-5657
Carol Corcoran -  973-271-1670

Holy Trinity Church Food Pantry
315 Main St at Franklin Avenue
West Orange, NJ

Egan and Sons
104 Harrison Avenue
West Orange, NJ

TAP Into Another Town's News:

TAP Into Another Town's News:

Sign Up for E-News

West Essex

West Essex Football's Michael Lacovara Named West Essex Athlete of the Week

October 23, 2016

NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — A captain in any sport has a plethora of responsibilities that t must take care of, but especially on a team as big as the West Essex Football Knights. Michael Lacovara, one of the 2016 captains, is known for managing these responsibilities impeccably while still excelling on the field, earning him the title of West Essex Athlete of the Week.

Lacovara has been a ...

Bronze Plaque Recognizes Essex Fells Resident as Community and Governmental Leader

October 23, 2016

NEWARK, NJ —A bronze plaque now located along Essex County Legends Way at the Essex County Government Complex in Newark was recently dedicated to Essex Fells resident Adrian Foley, former Essex County Surrogate

Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo, Jr. unveiled the plaque on Oct. 13 with Essex County Deputy Chief of Staff William Payne, Freeholder Patricia ...

Upcoming Events


Fri, October 28, 12:00 PM


North Essex Chamber of Commerce "Its not just ...

Business & Finance Food & Drink


Fri, October 28, 7:00 PM

Bane Haunted House, Livingston

Last Weekend for Bane Haunted House - Buy Your ...

Arts & Entertainment


Sat, October 29, 12:00 PM

Smull Avenue Parking Lot, Caldwell

A Day at the Festival

Arts & Entertainment Education Food & Drink Giving Back Other

Join HSA of Lincoln School for "A Day at the Festival" on Saturday

October 28, 2016

NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — Sponsored by the HSA of Lincoln School, A Day at the Festival, a family, community event to be held on Saturday from noon to 5 p.m. (with an Oct. 30 rain date), will bring together members of the Caldwell community in a warm, friendly, family setting inspired by the fall season

Food, treats and family will be shared and enjoyed together in the Smull Avenue ...

Fit vs Fantasy: Facts, Fallacies and Fun

Many people might be reluctant to use the word “fun” in the same sentence as “fitness,” but I think they’re missing out. For example, I often enjoy using fun and fitness in the same sentence, as in “I have a lot of fun after my fitness class when I go and share a pitcher of beer with friends.” See?

Here at The Joint Chiropractic in West Caldwell, ...

Pass me a Flagel with Cream Cheese, Please

“Ummm, this is good,” said my husband with a mouthful of food. “What is it?”

I looked up from the kitchen sink where I was doing dishes.  “It’s a cronut.”

“A what?”

“A cronut.  It’s part croissant part doughnut.”

He looked at me like I had two heads.

“I was actually going to get some duffins, ...

The Price of Opportunity

I’d gladly pay you Tuesday for a World Series Ticket today.

We are hearing a lot about “long suffering” Cubs fans.  Mainly because it’s been 71 years since the Cubs appeared in a World Series, and 108 years since they have won one.  But the suffering comes not from the absence of wins.  The suffering comes from watching nine innings ad nauseam year after ...