New Jersey’s Disabled Community Feels Inflation the Most

Whether we push a shopping cart down the supermarket aisle or order through a delivery app, all New Jerseyans are noticing that grocery prices are on the rise. 

The cost of buying food has increased by 9.1% over the past year, according to government data released last month. Combined with fluctuating gas prices, rising rents as well as interest rates, inflation is forcing many of us to ...

Some Summer Suggestions From Homewatch CareGivers

Summer, a great time to Be Out and About and boost your health and wellbeing.  Being out in nature, natural sunlight is known to create positive energy in the body and for the spirit, when done safely and in moderation.

Experience Nature - In a research article by the Mental Health Foundation, UK, How Connection with Nature Benefits Our Mental Health, they found that “Our ...

Agent Spotlight: Kristen Murphy

Kristen Murphy, Sales Associate in the Morristown office, is the agent you’ve been looking for! Whether you’re looking to buy, sell, or rent, she is there to ensure the best possible outcome. Kristen understands how important and stressful the home search process can be and she’s committed to make it as smooth as possible for all her clients.

A Morris township native, now ...

Kearny Man Charged In Death of Newark Fire Captain

July 29, 2022

NEWARK, NJ – A Kearny man was charged this week in connection to the drug-induced death of a Newark fire captain, authorities announced.

Eliasel Baez, 42, of Kearny, was arrested for causing the drug-induced death of Newark Fire Captain Carlos Rivera, according to Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore Stephens.

Baez was charged with strict liability drug-induced death ...

New Jersey Extends Outdoor Dining Options Until November 2024

August 5, 2022

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy signed a new law Wednesday that extends outdoor dining in New Jersey until November 2024.

"There are restaurants and bars and growing numbers of breweries that are still relying on the outdoor dining spaces they were allowed to create to get themselves back financially to where they were pre-pandemic," Murphy said. "We want to see ...

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Mon, August 8, 7:30 PM

Montclair

Planning Board Meeting

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Tue, August 9, 7:00 PM

Essex County Yantacaw Park, Nutley

Jukebox Legends Play Essex County Yantacaw Park ...

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Wed, August 10, 6:30 PM

Millburn

Major Attaway at Brookside Cabaret

When we invest in Alzheimer’s and dementia research, we gain valuable insights. The investment must continue.

August 1, 2022

Research presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference 2022 (AAIC 2022) is providing new insight into dementia risk, prevalence, diagnosis, treatment, the long-term cognitive impact of COVID-19 and more. 

As one of the more than 6 million Americans, including 190,000 New Jerseyans, living with Alzheimer’s, I know the devastation of this disease and other ...

'Jersey Voices' Explores Mesmerizing Relationships

CHATHAM NJ - The annual selection of intriguing and original short plays is now on view at the Chatham Playhouse through August 7.

There’s something for everyone in the seven selections from several playwrights, with various themes.  “The Elusive Pursuit of Maximum Bliss” by Ken Preuss starts off the evening. Amanda Marino has directed Peter Despres as Max and Alyssa Fox ...

Oleta Adams Next Up at The Woodland, Maplewood, NJ

August 8, 2022

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Smooth Jazz New Jersey and the Maplewood Department of Arts & Culture team up with Smooth Jazz New York to present 4-time Grammy Nominee Oleta Adams on September 24 at The Woodland. With Oleta behind the Baby Grand piano, she brings her dynamic voice, and the music that brought her international fame. This show is sure to be a blockbuster. With the last two performances ...

Heat Advisory Issued for Montclair Area Through 8 p.m. Tues. Aug. 9

August 8, 2022

NEW YORK, NY - The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a heat advisory for our area through 8 pm. Tuesday Aug. 9.

The hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat-related illness to occur, especially to vulnerable populations and the elderly. On Monday and Tuesday, expect daytime temperatures to reach the mid-90s. 

 A Heat Advisory is issued when the combination of heat and ...

New App Lets Montclair Residents Report Issues Direct

MONTCLAIR, NJ - REPORT-IT-2-MTC is a new app that allows residents to report non-emergency issues around the township, officials announced.

Township officials stated, "See a pothole that needs fixing? Recycling not picked up? Report the issue to Montclair by using our QAlert app– REPORT-IT-2-MTC – from QScend Technologies, Inc., an industry leader in web-based ...

Montclair Traffic Alert: Glenridge Avenue Closure

MONTCLAIR, NJ - According to Montclair Township officials, Glenridge Avenue will be closed from North Willow to Forest Avenue between the hours of 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., from Monday, August 8 through Friday, August 12.

Construction crew will be installing glass panel artwork on the Midtown Parking Deck. 

Rutgers Scientists Ask Montclair Residents and Visitors to Send in Their Ticks

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Center for Vector Biology (CVB), part of the New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station at Rutgers University-New Brunswick, recently launched ‘New Jersey Ticks 4 Science!’, a citizen-led science project supported by the state that asks New Jerseyans to submit tick specimens they find to help track tick populations and help prevent tick-borne ...

New Jersey Extends Outdoor Dining Options Until November 2024

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy signed a new law Wednesday that extends outdoor dining in New Jersey until November 2024.

"There are restaurants and bars and growing numbers of breweries that are still relying on the outdoor dining spaces they were allowed to create to get themselves back financially to where they were pre-pandemic," Murphy said. "We want to see ...

Millburn High School Rising Senior Films Documentary of the Ukrainian Refugee Crisis in Poland

While the rest of us watched our televisions in horror as Russian troops invaded Ukraine, 17-year-old Millburn High School student Peter Ren booked an airplane flight to Poland to document Ukrainian refugees as they entered Poland. His film, The Cost of War, is an eyewitness account of Ukrainians at the Przemyśl train station, where 10,000 to 20,000 Ukrainians arrived ...