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"The Rock 1925" Restaurant & Catering Facility at Rock Spring Golf Club Celebrates Grand Opening

June 23, 2021

West Orange, NJ — Rock Spring Golf Club at West Orange, designed by Seth Raynor, was the backdrop for a June 17 grand opening event for The Rock 1925. This new onsite restaurant & catering facility’s name pays homage to the founding year of the golf club in 1925.

The grand opening officially launched the restaurant’s transition to a full menu.

10 Reasons to Become a Client of the Linda and Rudy Slucker NCJW/Essex Center for Women 


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At the Center for Women, you will become part of a community of like-minded women who might be having similar experiences and challenges. Click ...

Metro YMCA of the Oranges Celebrates Pride Month with Virtual 5K

LIVINGSTON, NJ - The Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges invites the community to join the Y for its first Outside with Pride Virtual 5K on June 25-27, 2021. This event will be an opportunity to support our LGBTQ+ friends and neighbors while acknowledging the important history of the LGBTQ movement in our society, and raising awareness about progress still needed to achieve full equality. 

A ...

Turtle Back Zoo to Hold Second Vaccination Event on June 26

June 22, 2021

WEST ORANGE, NJ — As an incentive to get vaccinated, COVID-19 vaccinations will be given at Essex County Turtle Back Zoo and anyone who gets their first dose of a coronavirus vaccine at the “I Got Vaccinated at Turtle Back Zoo!” will receive a voucher for one free admission to the zoo.

This will be the second time the promotion will be held; on June 5, a total of 73 ...

West Orange Boys Won Fishing Derby at Essex County Monte Irvin Orange Park

Orange, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced that Tristan Russo from West Orange caught the most fish in the Boys' Ages 11 to 15 Category at the Essex County Fishing Derby in Essex County Monte Irvin Orange Park in Orange on Tuesday, June 15th. He caught seven fish.

Jason Russo from West Orange caught the most fish in the Boys' Ages 6 to ...

Primary Election Polls Open at 6 AM and Close at 8 PM

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — All eyes are on the Essex County Sheriff primary race. Three Democratic candidates are on the ballot, but the main event seems to be between incumbent Democrat Sheriff Armando Fountoura on “Line A” and Democrat John Arnold on “Line C”. 

Fountoura has been serving for over three decades. He is the longest-serving Sheriff in Essex ...

Sadness in Dads: It’s a Bigger Problem Than You Think

Did you know that approximately 1 in 7 mothers suffers from a postpartum mental illness, such as postpartum depression (PPD)?

Did you know that approximately 1 in 10 dads suffers the same thing?

And did you know that, if mom is suffering from PPD, 50% of their partners likely will as well?

The Monday after Father’s Day has, for the last few years, been christened International ...

Community Conversations: Living with Scoliosis

Does your child have scoliosis? Do you know what the signs are? Find out on the next Community Conversation where Jason Lowenstein, MD, medical director of Atlantic Health System’s Scoliosis and Spinal Deformity Center, shares how it’s diagnosed and explains why early identification is key to treating spinal deformity.


CLEAR and Atlantic Health System Partner to Empower Patients With Digital Proof of Vaccination

Atlantic Health Patients Now Able to Link Vaccination to CLEAR’s Health Pass

CLEAR and Atlantic Health System have partnered to empower patients with the ability to access and share their proof of COVID-19 vaccination through CLEAR’s digital vaccine card and Health Pass. Using the free CLEAR app, vaccinated patients now have the option to create a digital version of their paper ...

Fire Union President: COVID Couldn't Stop Us From Doing Our Job

June 7, 2021

New Jersey is opening back up and the firefighters, EMTs and dispatchers of the NJFMBA could not be happier. While protecting our communities is our job, building the community is our passion, and that has been difficult over the past 15 months.

Like everyone, we were struck by the uncertainty that COVID-19 brought to the municipalities we serve. This was an uncertainty that extended ...