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Three Saint Barnabas Professionals Named Among Livingston’s Most Inspiring Women

May 11, 2021

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Three staff members from Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC) and RWJBarnabas Health were recently honored for their outstanding service to the Livingston community when the Livingston Committee for Diversity and Inclusion (LCDI) teamed up with the Livingston Township Council to host the first annual Inspiring Women of Livingston awards ceremony.

Dr. Kristin Fless ...

Impact100 Essex Announces Start of 2021 Grant Cycle for Local Nonprofits

MORRISTOWN, NJ — Impact100 Essex has announced the availability of a $100,000 Impact Grant and kicked off its 2021 grant cycle with an information session for Essex County nonprofits.

On April 20, more than 60 organizations attended to learn about the grant application process.

"We were pleased to see so many faces at our virtual information session--both familiar organizations ...

WEuKNIGHT Leadership Group Spends Time with Seventh-Grade Class

NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — Members of the West Essex High school WEuKNIGHT peer leadership program volunteered their time to facilitate a day of fun with the seventh-graders. 

Activities included get-to-know you games, team-building activities, a building scavenger hunt and more. Events were held outdoors, on campus, under sunny skies. 

More than 90% of the seventh-grade class ...

Short Hills Volunteer Hikes to Honor Parents Living with Alzheimer's

FLORHAM PARK, NJ — The Alzheimer's Association Greater New Jersey (AAGNJ) Chapter, the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support, advocacy and research, is spotlighting people who are making a difference in the fight to end Alzheimer's and all other dementias throughout April as part of National Volunteer Month.

With more than 6 million Americans ...

Boys Lacrosse: Caldwell H.S. Looks Ahead to April 20 Opener

WEST CALDWELL, NJ — The Caldwell boys lacrosse team will open its first regular-season action in 22 months when the Chiefs host West Essex in the opener Tuesday, April 20 at 6:30 p.m.

The 2019 edition of the Chiefs had a 12-8 record, and 2020 was a season that held much promise at Caldwell before all high school sports were canceled last spring.

"We graduated a talented group of ...

Livingston Council Honors Roseland Resident, Saint Barnabas Executive Louis LaSalle Upon Retirement

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Upon the retirement of longtime Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC) and RWJBarnabas Health employee Louis LaSalle, the Township of Livingston honored his contributions to the community with small ceremony outside the SBMC Community Field on Madonna Drive, which was a long-awaited project that LaSalle played an integral part in.

Mayor Shawn Klein noted that although ...

Fairfield VFW to Commemorate 75th Year of Service with Community Brick Drive

FAIRFIELD, NJ — To help celebrate its 75th year in the community, Fairfield Memorial VFW Post 7925 has created a community brick drive to construct a new walkway at its post called “Freedom Path.” 

Scheduled for an unveiling on Memorial Day, Freedom Path will be a brick and paver walkway to honor both the Fairfield community and its Veterans. Donors can have their ...

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Impact100 Essex Holds Membership Drive

May 12, 2021

Impact100 Essex, a women’s giving collective that awards grants to nonprofits servingEssex County, is looking to expand its membership and is holding weekly virtual information sessions for prospective members. Now in its fifth year, the organization has awarded over $500,000 to local nonprofits focused on underserved communities in Essex County. 

“Impact100 Essex enables ...

Supply Outstrips Demand for COVID-19 Vaccine in Newark

May 6, 2021

NEWARK, NJ — The lack of lines tells the story.

At the end of March, hundreds of people lined up at the New Jersey Institute of Technology COVID-19 vaccination site in Newark after it launched. More than 6,200 doses were administered that first day. Now, a little over a month later, only a trickle of people show up every day to get vaccinated.

According to Essex County statistics, the ...

Four North Jersey Residents Charged in Burglary Ring; Verona P.D. Helped Lead Investigation

TRENTON, NJ — Four individuals have been charged in an investigation for allegedly conspiring as members of a criminal ring responsible for numerous residential burglaries across much of New Jersey, including in Verona.

The participating law enforcement agencies have worked collaboratively to investigate 84 burglaries that were committed over a five-month period ending in March in eight ...

High Winds Knock Newstead Tree Onto Pickup Truck in South Orange

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Strong winds felled a mature tree in the Newstead neighborhood this morning, landing on and damaging a landscaper's pickup truck. 

The wind's force caused the top of the Crest Drive tree pull away from the trunk, leaving the trunk standing; the limbs took power lines down with them, which then pulled over the post on top of the branches ...

Missing Baby Found Unharmed After NJ Police Issue Statewide Amber Alert

May 10, 2021

NEWARK, NJ — Following an Amber alert issued on Monday afternoon, authorities located two-week-old Chinna Payne in East Orange just after 3 p.m. along with the man last seen with the infant, according to New Jersey State Police. 

Police reported that Damion Payne, 27, of Newark, is accused of assaulting the child's mother in Newark before leaving ...

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Obituary - Donald J. Cooney, March 23, 1932 to June 2, 2018 Donald J. Cooney, 86, of North ...
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