Friends of the West Orange Public Library to Host Immigrants’ Rights Program March 27

March 26, 2017

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Friends of the West Orange Public Library, in conjunction with the library and various local community organizations, is presenting an Immigrants’ Rights Program on Monday at 7 p.m. at the library.

This educational program, part of the friends’ Combatting Bias/Promoting Diversity Program, will include presentations by the American Friends Service ...

West Orange Human Relations Commission to Host Women's History Month Celebration Thursday

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Human Relations Commission of West Orange invites the public to enjoy a short film and discussion at the West Orange Public Library on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. in celebration of Women’s History Month.

“This Little Light of Mine: The Legacy of Fannie Lou Hamer,” a film about how Hamer fought for life and the right to vote in the Jim Crow South, ...

American Conference on Diversity to Honors RWJBarnabas Health with 2017 Healthcare Humanitarian Award

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The American Conference on Diversity will honor RWJBarnabas Health with the Healthcare Humanitarian Award on Thursday, April 6, during the 69th Annual Awards Gala at the Pleasantdale Château in West Orange.

This year’s Humanitarian Awards Gala is co-chaired by Grammy Award-winning music legend Dionne Warwick (2015 Humanitarian Award honoree) and ...

RWJBarnabas Employee Receives 2017 Althea Gibson Leadership Award

NEWARK, NJ — Margie Heller, Administrative Director Community Health and Outreach of RWJBarnabas Health in Livingston, received the 2017 Althea Gibson Leadership Award on Wednesday at the Annual Essex County Women’s History Month Celebration.

The Essex County's Annual Women's History Month Program, hosted by Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo, was held in the ...

West Orange’s Muhammad Elgammal Named One of Ten “New Faces of Civil Engineering”

ARLINGTON, VA — Muhammad Elgammal, 27, of West Orange was honored as one of ten “New Faces of Civil Engineering” at the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) gala in Arlington, VA this weekend.

Elgammal is an associate civil engineer at The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. As one of the ASCE honorees, Elgammal is described as a professional under 30 ...

66th Annual West Orange St. Patrick’s Day Parade Packs Main Street

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Amid bagpipes, fife and drums, marching bands, Irish dancing and more, the 66th annual West Orange St. Patrick’s Day Parade wound its way through Main Street on Sunday.

Grand Marshal Kevin Kinney and Deputy Grand Marshals Gwen Glazier, Marian Reilly Cardace and Robert Hoehn walked the route as the music of multiple organizations filled the downtown air.

Meet the Honorees for the 66th Annual West Orange St. Patrick's Day Parade

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Main Street from Township Hall to Eagle Rock Avenue in West Orange will be closed from 9 a.m. to 3 a.m. on Sunday for the 66th Annual West Orange St. Patrick's Day Parade. Access to businesses will be limited.  

Meet the 2017 Honorees:

Grand Marshal Kevin Kinney:

Kinney, a longtime West Caldwell resident and local realtor, grew up in East ...

North Essex Chamber of Commerce Seeks Sponsors for 17th Annual "Taste of Essex"

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The North Essex Chamber of Commerce (NECC) is hosting its 17th annual “Taste of Essex” event ‪on Monday, April 3 from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at The Manor in West Orange. Sponsorship opportunities are still available for this event.

"Taste of Essex" raises money for the Chamber Foundation, which provides scholarships for deserving ...

Rotary Club of West Orange Hosts 13th Annual Taste of the World

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Nearly 50 businesses from West Orange and neighboring towns highlighted their best offerings at the Rotary Club of West Orange’s 13th annual Taste of the World event on Monday at Mayfair Farms on Eagle Rock Avenue.  

The evening event featured food and beverage tastings, live entertainment and a silent auction with 100 percent of the net proceeds going ...

RWJBarnabas Health to Provide Free Cardiac and Concussion Screenings to Young Local Athletes

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The health professionals at RWJBarnabas Health said that saving even one life by providing free cardiac and concussion screenings at the upcoming Matthew J. Morahan III (MJM) Health Assessment Center event on Saturday would mean they are doing their job.

The MJM center is hosting a free cardiac and concussion baseline screenings to young athletes on Saturday from 8 a.m.

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