Following a wonderful turnout for December’s Holiday Express, UCC is kicking off the New Year with a Cookies, Coats & Cocoa distribution event on Friday, January 22 from 3 p.m. - 6 p.m. at Newark’s West Side Park (600 S. 17 Street, Newark).
Mayor Ras J. Baraka and other dignitaries will celebrate the City of Newark’s 33rdannual “Sing in Praise of King” observance on Monday, January 18, at 8 p.m. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the entire observance will be “virtual,” and can be viewed on the city’s Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/CityofNewark, or on its Government Access TV stations, Channel 78 (Altice), or Channel 28 (FIOS).
According to officials, on January 11, 2021, Acting Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll, First Assistant Prosecutor Maggie Calderwood and Detective Supervisor Patrick LaGuerre joined the student-athletes and coaches of Fairleigh Dickinson University Athletes for Change and Equality, to share an inspirational message and participate in a Q&A with members.
Before the pandemic, few people would have mentioned sewing as a key life-saving skill, but times have changed. Just ask Academy of the Holy Angels freshmanGeorgette “Gigi” Ochs and her childhood friends, sisters Paloma and Giuliana Di Geronimo, all of whom spent the last year sewing over 400 protective face masks for staff at Lenox Hill Hospital.
Newark Evening Adult High School has opened registration for its spring semester. Newark Evening High School is a high school program for adults over the age of 18 who have not earned their high school diploma.
The Honorable Mayor Tony Vauss, the Irvington Neighborhood Improvement Corporation (“INIC”), with the Department of Health and Senior Services' assistance, provided 25,643 meals to Irvington’s senior citizens since March 2020.
Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer is proud to announce the expansion of the Trident Program in Berkeley Township Municipal Court. The Ocean County Helping Hand Trident Program is an Ocean County Prosecutor led Municipal Court Diversion Program.
The Academy of the Holy Angels released its first Epiphany Concert video on January 6. Members of the public are invited to enjoy the concert, which AHA President Melinda Hanlon described as “a beautiful and collaborative effort.”
For those who want to lower their risk of Type 2 diabetes and improve their overall health, Clara Maass Medical Center, a facility of RWJBarnabas Health is offering a free, online program to educate members of the community on how they may reduce their risk for developing Type 2 diabetes.
Starting in September 2021, young women in Grades 6, 7, and 8 will prep for success at the Academy of the Holy Angels Middle School. The middle school, which renews AHA’s tradition of educating young girls, will be located on the first floor of Kelleher Hall.
On Monday, January 11, 2021 a team of assessors from the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police (NJSACOP) will examine all aspects of the Glen Ridge Police Department’s policies and procedures, management, operations, and support services Chief Sheila Byron-Lagattuta announced today.