FREE Parent Workshop at West Orange Library - Parenting Positively

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  1. Susan Johnson
  2. 973-783-6655
  3. sjohnson@copecenter.net
Sun, October 20
1:00 pm — 3:00 pm
Add to My Calendar 10/20/2019 1:00pm 10/20/2019 3:00pm America/New_York FREE Parent Workshop at West Orange Library - Parenting Positively

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West Orange Athletics Spotlight: Natalie Nevins Shines on Girls Soccer Team

October 3, 2019

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Two weeks ago, Natalie Nevins accomplished a rarity for the West Orange High School girls soccer program: she scored her 50th career goal and also achieved her 50th career assist. As the Mountaineers' girls soccer program has grown over the last several years from a struggling entity to a statewide contender, Nevins' career has corresponded with that ...

Comfort Project 360 Announces 'Reason to Rock' Honorees; Event Set for Nov. 14

LIVINGSTON, NJ -- Established in 2014, Comfort Project 360 (CP360) complements the outstanding care provided at The Cancer Center at Saint Barnabas Medical Center by creating supportive and healing environments in which patients and their loved ones are treated.

“Community is the lifeline of Comfort Project 360,” says Suzanne Unger, co-founder, CP360. “Our community is ...

Essex County News: Service Resumes at Millburn Station After Trespasser Fatality

October 11, 2019

MILLBURN, NJ — Service resumed with heavy delays on the Morris and Essex Line Friday afternoon after a trespasser was struck and killed by a train near the Millburn train station earlier Friday morning.

According to NJ Transit Spokesperson Lisa Torbic, the incident occurred at apprximately 6:45 a.m. with an eastbound Morris and Essex Line train (number 6610) out of Dover. The victim ...

Things to Do with Kids from October 16-22, 2019

There are tons of activities happening this week into next. You and your children can participate in the Frog Pond Club on Oct. 16, Family Walk & Campfire on Oct. 17, Pajama Storytime on Oct. 18, the Pumpkin Painting Party on Oct. 19, have Breakfast with the Flamingos on Oct. 20, join the  STEAM Club on Oct. 22 and so much more. Your teens might enjoy the Comic Book Club on Oct. 16 or ...

Bad to the Dad Interviews Dan Cobb

On this week's edition of Bad to the Dad, Adam D makes the most of his business trip in Cleveland to interview colleague Dan Cobb. Dan chats about being the son of a detective in one of the country's toughest districts, and shares his experiences raising an adopted daughter and two teenage sons. 

"My dad would play this game with me when we'd go to restaurants. He'd ...

LIVESTRONG at the YMCA Members Can Take Exercises Home

October 22, 2019

LIVINGSTON, NJ - Participants of the LIVESTRONG at the YMCA program can now take their exercises with them wherever they go, thanks to the generosity of one local group of physicians. 

Montclair plastic and reconstructive surgeon Dr. Valerie Ablaza, who is a partner at The Plastic Surgery Group, recently donated 100 black and yellow drawstring backpacks to ...

Facing The Truth: Local Survivor of Childhood Sexual Abuse Tells His Story

October 10, 2019

Dear Editor:

On March 27, 2019, I went public with my story of childhood sexual abuse at the hands of Kevin Gugliotta, a man who subsequently became a Catholic priest and was assigned to several parishes with his longest assignment at Saint Bartholomew’s in Scotch Plain. Since then I have shared my story via online, print, radio, and social media.

This has included a Letter to the ...

New Jersey Transit A National Disgrace?

This week’s question is a continuation of last week’s on New Jersey infrastructure issues. 

New Jersey Transit has more than 2,000 buses and more than 700 trains, and there are more than 900,000 trips taken on NJ Transit every weekday. In total, passengers ride more than 3.5 billion miles per year on the system. In the past, Governor Murphy referred to NJ Transit as a ...

Man Accused of Bringing Gun, Ammo to School in Westfield Rejects Plea Deal

October 11, 2019

ELIZABETH, NJ — The Delaware man accused of bringing a handgun and hollow point bullets to an elementary school in Westfield rejected the offer of a plea deal Thursday.

Handcuffed and standing in a tan jumpsuit at Superior Court in Elizabeth, Thomas J. Wilkie, 46, listened to the prosecution outline its case against him following his June arrest in the parking lot of Tamaques Elementary ...

Automation Inflation

I hate robots.

They talk funny and have no personality.

If that makes me a human racist, then so be it.

I talked to a robot on the phone the other day. it was sitting virtually within the deep, dark recesses of a computer connected to the working end of an 800 number. It tried to convince me that it was human. It asked me flat questions in an artificially chipper voice and then pretended ...