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Sat, October 21, 9:00 AM

Scenic Lake, West Orange

A Home For All Run/Walk

Giving Back Health & Wellness Sports

Add to My Calendar 10/21/2017 9:00am 10/21/2017 11:00am America/New_York A Home For All Run/Walk

Help create “ A Home For All ” by supporting the Interfaith Hospitality Network of Essex County. Come run or walk along the scenic 1.7 mile path that will take you around the lake by the South Mountain Recreation Complex. All proceeds will benefit the Interfaith Hospitality Network which provides homeless families in Essex County to ability to find shelter and housing stability. Post ...

Cherry Lane ( by Paddle Boathouse and Regatta Playground ) West Orange, NJ 07052
‘BARKtoberfest’ Pet Adoption Event Returning to Turtle Back Zoo

Sat, October 21, 11:00 AM

Turtle Back Zoo, West Orange

‘BARKtoberfest’ Pet Adoption Event Returning to ...

Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 10/21/2017 11:00am 10/21/2017 3:00pm America/New_York ‘BARKtoberfest’ Pet Adoption Event Returning to Turtle Back Zoo

Meet adoptable dogs, cats, puppies and kittens while supporting local animal shelters and rescue groups during the second annual “BARKtoberfest.” The event is scheduled for Sat., Oct. 21 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Turtle Back Zoo in West Orange, a facility of the Essex County Parks Department. BARKtoberfest will take place at the Zoo’s Berson Education Center, located at 560 ...

560 Northfield Ave. West Orange, NJ 07052
"Line?" A Memory-Training Seminar for Actors led by Jared Kelner

Sat, October 21, 2:00 PM

Luna Stage, West Orange

"Line?" A Memory-Training Seminar for Actors led ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 10/21/2017 2:00pm 10/21/2017 5:00pm America/New_York "Line?" A Memory-Training Seminar for Actors led by Jared Kelner

Attention actors! If you've ever struggled to remember your lines, the creative memorization techniques taught in LINE? will help you break through your mental blocks and accelerate the line memorization process. Author Jared Kelner has applied his experience as an actor and acting teacher and combined that with his expertise as a memory improvement trainer and created an imagination and ...

555 Valley Road, West Orange, NJ, United States West Orange, NJ 07052
Zombie Music Festival (21+)

Sat, October 21, 4:00 PM

Oskar Schindler Performing Arts Center, West Orange

Zombie Music Festival (21+)

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 10/21/2017 4:00pm 10/21/2017 10:00pm America/New_York Zombie Music Festival (21+)

The Pour House Pints & Pies presents: Zombie Music Festival on October 21, 2017 at OSPAC. Live music, food trucks, scary attractions, side show freaks, burlesque dancers, costume contest, and more! Ages 21+.

4 Boland Drive West Orange, NJ 07052

Fri, October 27, 7:00 PM

Elmwood United Presbyterian Church - West Orange Campus, WEST ORANGE

Family & Friend Game Night

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Add to My Calendar 10/27/2017 7:00pm 10/27/2017 10:00pm America/New_York Family & Friend Game Night

Come Join our West Orange family of Elmwood United Presbyterian Church, for an evening of Family Fun! This is a time for families and friends to join us as we play games together as families. Bring your favorite family game, if you like.

It will be a great time of games, fellowship, food and fun!

Friday, October 27th, 2017 from 7 pm - 10pm

Elmwood United Presbyterian Church - West ...

20 Old Indian Rd WEST ORANGE, NJ 07052

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Livingston Christens New Saint Barnabas Medical Center Community Field

October 13, 2017

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The multipurpose turf field recently installed on Madonna Drive for the benefit of Livingston recreation and high school athletes of all ages and sports was officially unveiled as the Saint Barnabas Medical Center Community Field on Monday.

Livingston Mayor Shawn Klein, members of the Livingston Township Council, Livingston High School Athletic Director David ...

Letter to the Editor: October is Dyslexia Awareness Month

October 18, 2017

Dear Editor,

For years, I could never understand why each October we marked Dyslexia Awareness Month as a federal event, but not a state event.  

As a member of the New Jersey Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NJSHA), I am aware our association has dedicated considerable resources to educating our elected leaders in Trenton about the importance of this designation. I am ...

Emerge NJ to Host Women of Achievement Annual Fall Gala

October 10, 2017

WEST ORANGE, NJ - Emerge NJ is hosting its second Women of Achievement Fall Gala at Mayfair Farms in West Orange, on Oct. 12, 2017 at 7 p.m.

Emerge NJ is honoring Assemblywoman Sheila Oliver, potential next Lieutenant Governor; Tammy Murphy, potential first lady of the state; Marguerite Schaffer, Somerset Democrat Chair; Dr. Khyati Joshi, Co-Chair NJ State South Asian Caucus; and Patricia ...

Department of Justice: ISIS Sympathizer Arrested in Cranford, Plotting the "Next 9/11" with Two Accomplices

October 8, 2017

NEW YORK, NY – The Department of Justice released details of a thwarted terror plot to attack New York City during the summer of 2016 on Friday.

Three men, who were arrested in 2016 and 2017, planned to detonate bombs in Times Square and the New York City subway system and shoot civilians at concert venues in support of ISIS, according to the Department of Justice.

The three arrested ...

Medicare Advantage VS Medicare Supplement

October 20, 2017

There is a huge debate about which one is better, Medicare Advantage or Medicare Supplements. These are two different vehicles that can both produce similar goals for a consumer. Medicare Advantage and Medicare Supplements are NOT the same thing, although they may achieve similar goals. 

Medicare Advantage plans take a more all-inclusive approach to Medicare than Medicare ...

Wait. What?

Don’t you have homework to do?


My teenage daughter is watching TV, texting, facetiming, instagramming, listening to music, and typing on a laptop all at the same time. 


Don’t you have homework to do?  I have to repeat myself a little louder because she is insulated in her electronic cocoon by ear buds.


“I am doing homework,” ...

Paying tribute to 'Shakespeare in Love'

Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey pays tribute to ‘Shakespeare in Love’

By Liz Keill

MADISON, NJ – Many audiences loved the film version of “Shakespeare in Love,” which won the best picture Academy Award in 1999, with dialogue by Marc Noonan and Tom Stoppard. Adapted by Lee Hall for the stage, much of the dialogue remains. The production has a warmth and ...