Press Releases

October 19, 2018

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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WEST ORANGE, NJ - The Saint Barnabas Medical Center Rehabilitation in The JCC MetroWest will be holding a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 1 at the facility at 760 Northfield Ave. in West Orange. The ceremony will also serve as a networking event for the West Orange Chamber of ...

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Atlantic Federal Credit Union, which has locations in West Orange, Kenilworth and Newark, will be hosting a free, informative homebuyers workshop on Tuesday, Oct. 23 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.  The discussion will be led by both a GreenPath Financial Wellness expert, as well as one of their own Real ...

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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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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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WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Pleasant Valley Civic Association and B’nai Shalom in West Orange are collaborating to sponsor a West Orange Mayoral Election candidates’ forum, featuring current mayor Robert Parisi and candidate Joseph Krakoviak, a current township council member. Residents are invited to ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — On Saturday, Oct. 6, the Friends of Thomas Edison National Historical Park (TENHP) will hold its fifth annual Muckers Ball to celebrate the Muckers and their vital contributions. The Muckers’ Ball provides the unique opportunity to enjoy TENHP while acknowledging the researchers ...

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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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WEST ORANGE, NJ - Upcoming events sponsored by the West Orange Arts Council include:   Art for a Cause, with pop-up artist Cheryl Patterson, Saturday, Sept. 15 from 2 to 4 p.m. at 551 Valley Road on West Orange. All proceeds from sales will go to benefit University Hospital Pediatric ...

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On Saturday, September 15, the New Jersey Children's Alliance, a statewide nonprofit dedicated to improving access to quality, comprehensive services to victims of child abuse, will host their fifth annual Heroes for Children 5K and Family Fun Run/Walk at the Clipper Pavilion in the Turtleback Zoo ...

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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 – The West Orange Chamber of Commerce (WOCC) is hosting an after-hours mixer at the Courtyard Marriott Lobby, located at 8 Rooney Circle, on Thursday from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The event is free to active members and $20 for guests. Participants are encouraged to bring business ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — Bring fun and excitement to your workout routine!  Join Olympic Figure Skater JoJo Starbuck for her “Cool Workout” adult ice skating classes at Richard Codey Arena at the South Mountain Parks & Recreation Center in West Orange. Beginning Sept. 13, Cool Workout students will ...

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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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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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WEST ORANGE, NJ — Thanks to a rising West Orange High School sophomore who spearheaded the organization of an Indian Flag Raising Ceremony within the township, Mayor Robert Parisi and members of the township council invite the public to join in the celebration on Wednesday. The ceremony will be ...

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Parents of infants through preschoolers are invited to an open house on Saturday, Aug. 18 at the West Essex YMCA’s Peanut Shell Early Learning Center, 9 a.m. to noon. The state-licensed Peanut Shell is the only childcare center in Livingston accredited by the National Association for the ...

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