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Sat, April 27, 10:00 AM

Mountsier-Hardie Garden , Nutley

Garden Conservancy Open Days Garden Tour - Nutley

Green Home & Garden

Add to My Calendar 04/27/2019 10:00am 04/27/2019 4:00pm America/New_York Garden Conservancy Open Days Garden Tour - Nutley

Visit the Mountsier Garden in Nutley, open for self-guided tours to benefit the Garden Conservancy, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

No reservations required; rain or shine.

It is the best time to see the strong bones of the garden, plenty of garden art and sculpture, and the bright colors of thousands of spring bulbs illuminating it!

Admission is $10 per person; children 12 and under free.

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205 Rutgers Place Nutley, NJ 07110
Mariana Iranzi: Children’s Music Concert in Spanish (Ages 3-10)

Sat, April 27, 12:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Mariana Iranzi: Children’s Music Concert in ...

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 04/27/2019 12:00pm 04/27/2019 1:00pm America/New_York Mariana Iranzi: Children’s Music Concert in Spanish (Ages 3-10)

Auditorium

Mariana Iranzi returns to Montclair Public Library with a bilingual show for the whole family. Enjoy toe-tapping original children’s music that will make everyone sing, move and play. Shakers, scarves, puppets and a giant parachute are all part of the fun to be had in this musical adventure. Mariana Iranzi is a composer, educator, and performer who educated from Berklee ...

50 South Fullerton Ave. Montclair, NJ 07042
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Sun, April 28, 12:00 PM

Montclair

Volunteer/"Advocat" Workshop with CPAW NJ

Education Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 04/28/2019 12:00pm 04/28/2019 3:00pm America/New_York Volunteer/"Advocat" Workshop with CPAW NJ

CPAW NJ is hosting a volunteer/"advocat" workshop where you will learn how to use your skills to help outdoor cats in your community. The event will take place at Mundo Vegan in Montclair.

20 Church St. Montclair, NJ 07042
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Sun, April 28, 5:00 PM

Brookdale Pet Center, Bloomfield

Learn to Speak Cat: Cat Behavior 101

Education

Add to My Calendar 04/28/2019 5:00pm 04/28/2019 7:00pm America/New_York Learn to Speak Cat: Cat Behavior 101

Learn how cats communicate through body language and behavior. This class is being taught by Karen Shinevar, who is the President of Montclair-based nonprofit, CPAW NJ.

Please pre-register at reg.bpc@gmail.com, space limited

Communities Promoting Animal Welfare NJ (CPAW NJ) is dedicated to keeping cats out of shelters by controlling the outdoor cat population and preventing surrenders.

1054 Broad Street Bloomfield, NJ 07003
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Mon, April 29, 10:30 AM

North Jersey Country Club, Wayne

Backpacks For Life 4th Annual Golf Outing

Food & Drink Giving Back Sports

Add to My Calendar 04/29/2019 10:30am 04/29/2019 10:00pm America/New_York Backpacks For Life 4th Annual Golf Outing

OUR 4TH ANNUAL BACKPACKS FOR LIFE GOLF OUTING WILL BE HELD ON MONDAY, APRIL 29TH, 2019 AT NORTH JERSEY COUNTRY CLUB IN WAYNE, NJ.

Join us for a unique golf experience while supporting our veterans in need! There are various opportunities to get involved and support this event.

REGISTER HERE:

https://www.backpacksforlife.org/bfl-events/golfouting2019

594 Hamburg Turnpike Wayne, NJ 07470
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Wed, May 1, 6:00 PM

Forest Glen School, Bloomfield

Wednesday Night Vendor Fair and Gift Market

Education Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 05/01/2019 6:00pm 05/01/2019 8:00pm America/New_York Wednesday Night Vendor Fair and Gift Market

Come support Early Childhood Center at Forest Glen preschool HSA while shopping from numerous vendors. You can get your mother's day and teacher appreciation gifts done all in one night.

This event is FREE to families and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC, so please encourage your friends to join us!

280 Davey Street Bloomfield, NJ 07003
Homeschooling Open House (All ages)

Thu, May 2, 11:00 AM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair, NJ

Homeschooling Open House (All ages)

Education

Add to My Calendar 05/02/2019 11:00am 05/02/2019 1:00pm America/New_York Homeschooling Open House (All ages)

Auditorium
No registration required
Join the monthly gathering of families that homeschool and make new friends. Youth services librarian Enola Romano displays our collection of parenting books about homeschooling. Bring your favorite board game to share! For more information email Enola Romano at enola.romano@montclair.bccls.org.

50 South Fullerton Ave. Montclair, NJ , NJ 07042
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Thu, May 2, 6:30 PM

Unitarian Universalist Church, Montclair

Petit Fours Elegance

Food & Drink

Add to My Calendar 05/02/2019 6:30pm 05/02/2019 9:00pm America/New_York Petit Fours Elegance

This class is an introduction to the fine art of making petits fours. You will learn how to make a frangipane cake and prepare it for glazing. You will also learn proper glazing and decorating techniques in order to help you make awe inspiring confections suitable for any occasion.

67 Church St Montclair, NJ 07042
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Thu, May 2, 7:00 PM

Studio 355, Livingston

CBD and Cannabis as Medicine for Health & ...

Education Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 05/02/2019 7:00pm 05/02/2019 11:00pm America/New_York CBD and Cannabis as Medicine for Health & Wellness - Educational Event

With Adult Use legalization of marijuana coming to New Jersey, more and more people are seeking reliable information on cannabis-related health products and how to use them properly and effectively to treat themselves and their families.

It’s controversial. It’s confusing. It’s cannabis.

Cannabis has a rich history that spans back to the oldest civilizations.

355 Eisenhower Parkway Livingston, NJ 07039

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July 17 Bloomfield Cruisers Event Canceled Due to Forecast

July 17, 2019

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The Bloomfield Cruisers event scheduled for Broad St. in Bloomfield Center tonight has been canceled because of the forecast.

The Cruisers event for next Wednesday will go on as scheduled.

Find out more about the Bloomfield Cruisers events on their Facebook page: Bloomfield Cruisers. 

 

What's Open And Closed On July 4?

NEW JERSEY - Independence Day is on a Thursday this year and July 4 is a federal holiday, meaning all banks, government offices, the stock exchange and the United States Postal Service are closed. The Jersey Shore is of course open and hopeful for a lot of visitors for the Fourth of July, but the neighborhood garbage won't be picked up.

Day camps get the day off as do schools that are open ...

‘Shakespeare’s Long Lost Play’ Takes Audience to Giddy Heights

MADISON, NJ – Since this rambunctious production takes place outdoors, we’re not too concerned with subtleties or even Shakespearean language.

This farce, “William Shakespeare’s Long Lost First Play (abridged),”  written by Reed Martin and Austin Tichenor is directed with verve and no-holds-barred by Brian B. Crowe. Martin apparently has a talent for this ...

Fireworks on the Fourth of July is a Jersey First

As you watch the rockets glare and bombs burst into the New Jersey skies this weekend, share this little bit of Jerseyana with the people on the blanket or lawn chairs next to you.

The first “fireworks” display to celebrate the anniversary of the Declaration of Independence was ordered by George Washington himself along the banks of the Raritan River.

Yes, fireworks on the ...

Art Deco Buildings Turned Newark from Frankenstein Monster to Place of Refinement

The art deco movement in architecture came to Newark in a big way in the early years of The Depression, just as it did across the river. 

Radio City Music Hall, Rockefeller Center, the Empire State and Chrysler buildings are all shining bronze and marble examples of the movement, and the grandeur and wealth of America.

The irony, of course, all were built in the early days of The ...

Anthony Carrino, former Newark councilman, dies

July 15, 2019

Anthony Carrino, a former Newark councilman who served during a turbulent period in the city's history, has died.

Carrino began his career in public service as a teacher at Barringer High School and as a Newark police officer.

In 1974, he requested a leave of absence from the police force in order to run for City Council and was elected that year to represent his native North ...

Victim in South Orange Fatal Fire Was LGBTQ Activist

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ – Authorities have identified the victim in Friday morning’s fatal house fire as a notable LGBTQ activist.

Cecilia Cranko, 48, died in the fire that burned down the single-family home she lived in on Ward Place, Essex County Chief Assistant Prosecutor Thomas Fennelly said in a news release Friday night.

Firefighters found Cranko unresponsive on ...

Off Duty Newark Cop Kills Wife in Jefferson

July 15, 2019

JEFFERSON, NJ - An off-duty police officer allegedly shot and killed his estranged wife late Sunday.  The Newark police officer also allegedly shot her boyfriend, critically injuring him.  This occured in Jefferson Township and according to Prosector, the male victim is in critical condition.  The children on the scene were unharmed. 

According to nj.com, the officer was ...

Library Funding Part III - BCCLS Explains Its Position

This is part 3 of the series on library funding and the BCCLS system.  For the first and second parts, please following the links.  Part 1, Part 2

(Only Bergen County libraries are eligible for funding from the Bergen County Freeholder grant.)

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ -  Bergen County Cooperative Library System secretary David Hanson defends changing the funding formula from net ...

Belmar’s Female Lifeguards Prove Practice Pays Off in Monmouth County All-Women's Tournament

July 17, 2019

ASBURY PARK, NJ — Coming off a first-place finish in the Howard Rowland Lifeguard Tournament, the Belmar Beach Patrol followed up with an impressive performance by its female members at the Monmouth County All-Women’s Lifeguard Tournament.

The 10-member team placed first in the run-swim-paddle-kayak medley, second in the rowboat competition and third in the paddle relay in the ...

Allergy Friendly Chocolate Pudding Fruit Tart

July 17, 2019

Cheryl Marks Young is a New Jersey food allergy awareness advocate and the creator and chief curator for The Allergy Ninja. Read her essay, “11 Things I Wish Everyone Knew About Families with Severe Food Allergies,” here.

Need a fun summer dessert that someone with food allergies can enjoy? Use their favorite fruit and cookies to make this tart. The easy homemade pudding is ...

Repeal The State Sales Tax on Medical Marijuana

July 17, 2019

Dear Editor:

On Tuesday, July 16, 2019, the Township Council endorsed an application by Chillin' Out located at 2006 Route 22 East, Scotch Plains, to the State to become a medical marijuana dispensary.

I voted in favor of that application, and I support medical marijuana and Chillin' Out's application to the state to dispense medical marijuana at their location in Scotch Plains ...

We Fixed What's Wrong at Our Essex County Correctional Facility

I can no longer sit idly by and allow the Star-Ledger to continue to smear my personal reputation and the reputation of the professional men and women of the Essex County Correctional Facility.

The constant editorials vilifying the work being done focus on an inspection from one year ago and ignore evidence repeatedly provided to the press that the concerns about the ECCF were addressed ...

Hoboken Real Estate Market Fueled by Families and New Businesses

July 12, 2019

HOBOKEN, NJ -- In Part 2 of HomeGrown: Hoboken, Host Stephanie Willoughby talks with two women business owners in the mile-square city about how Hoboken’s revival and growth has also made the city a more welcoming place for families.  

Pamela Kalman, Owner of PKL Properties, spoke about the thriving real estate market in Hoboken.  Kalman said that there is no ...

Steve Adubato Talks Sopranos Prequel and Gandolfini Legacy with Actor Matt Servitto

NEW JERSEY -- Teaneck, NJ native, actor Matt Servitto, appeared on One-on-One with Steve Adubato, where he discussed the upcoming Sopranos prequel movie currently being filmed in New Jersey.

Servitto, who played FBI Special Agent Dwight Harris on the show, said that with this year being the 20th anniversary of the airing of the Sopranos, James Gandolfini has been on his mind a lot these ...

The Jaffe Briefing - June 17, 2019

STATEWIDE - It's so hot that Vanilla Ice changed his name to just 'Vanilla.' It's so hot that Dick Cheney is waterboarding himself. It's so hot that two trees are fighting over a dog. Yeah, it's hot out there, says the National Weather Service, which has issued a days-long excessive heat watch for Mercer, Burlington, Camden and Gloucester counties - with the heat ...

The Killer Across the Table by John Douglas and Mark Olshaker

The Killer Across the Table by John Douglas and Mark Olshaker (William Morrow, 2019)

 

Why + How = Who

The formula above represents the manner in which criminal profilers assess the suspects in a serious crime. In the gripping new Douglas and Olshaker book, The Killer Across the Table, the authors write, “We study these people (criminals) not as psychologists or sociologists, ...

Clean and Lean by Ian K. Smith, M.D,.

Clean and Lean by Ian K. Smith, M.D. (St. Martin’s Press, 2019)

 

I have battled the bulge my whole life. Most people have, especially as they get older. To help people like me, and to provide new information to those who have achieved the ideal body weight and muscle tone, Ian K. Smith, M.D. is back with his new book on good health habits, Clean and Lean. Once again, ...

Cari Mora by Thomas Harris

Cari Mora by Thomas Harris (Grand Central, 2019)

 

Hannibal Lecter . . . Just the name sends chills down one’s spine. Lecter, who had a penchant for dining on human brains and “fava beans with a nice Chianti,” was first mentioned briefly in the 1981 novel The Red Dragon. However, Lecter takes center stage in the masterpiece of horror fiction, Silence of the Lambs, ...

Cari Mora by Thomas Harris

Cari Mora by Thomas Harris (Grand Central, 2019)

 

Hannibal Lecter . . . Just the name sends chills down one’s spine. Lecter, who had a penchant for dining on human brains and “fava beans with a nice Chianti,” was first mentioned briefly in the 1981 novel The Red Dragon. However, Lecter takes center stage in the masterpiece of horror fiction, Silence of the Lambs, ...

Sherrill Raises $590,000 in Q2; Brings Cash on Hand to $1.1 Million

July 15, 2019

Parsippany, NJ -- Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) announced today she raised $590,000 in the second quarter of 2019. Sherrill bested her first quarter raise of $550,000, and now has more than $1.1 million cash on hand. 

 

“I’m grateful for the continued support for my work to secure tax relief, improve our transportation infrastructure, and strengthen our ...

Election Policies for November 5, 2019 General Election

Election Policies for November 5, 2019 General Election

Candidate Statements:  Candidates can submit a maximum of one candidate statement per week (including photos) at no charge. Statements can be submitted from Labor Day (September 2, 2019) until Saturday, November 2, 2019 at midnight EST (for publication on Saturday, November 2 or Sunday, November 3, 2019). Publication of candidate ...

"Summer Nights" Softball Clinic

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Cedar Grove High School Head Coach, Nikki Velardi and Staff are ready to work with players to enhance their game! The Cedar Grove Summer Nights Clinic provides a great opportunity for players from ANY TOWN to enhance agility, skills, and technique. Sessions will feature multiple drill stations and training techniques focusing on the fundamentals and teaching the proper ...

Have a sunnier tax season with these summertime IRS tax tips

Buying a home? Working a summer job? Volunteering? Activities that are common in the summer often qualify for tax credits or deductions. And, while summertime and part-time workers may not earn enough to owe federal income tax, they should remember to file a return to get a refund for taxes withheld early next year.

Here are some summertime tax tips from the IRS that can help taxpayers during ...

Obituaries

- Feb 8, 2018
Pao-Chin Bailey, of Bloomfield, was called home to be with her beloved husband Richard, on Friday ...
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Apr 30, 1941 - Feb 4, 2019
A musician who loved being outdoors and solving puzzles Daniel T. Meola. 77 of Nutley passed ...
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Hoboken Real Estate Market Fueled by Families and New Businesses

July 12, 2019

HOBOKEN, NJ -- In Part 2 of HomeGrown: Hoboken, Host Stephanie Willoughby talks with two women business owners in the mile-square city about how Hoboken’s revival and growth has also made the city a more welcoming place for families.  

Pamela Kalman, Owner of PKL Properties, spoke about the thriving real estate market in Hoboken.  Kalman said that there is no ...