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 ...

Home of the Week: 30 Mountain Rd., Denville Twp., NJ 07834

Come one, come all to 30 Mountain Road in Denville! This beautiful custom Colonial built in 2016 has everything you’re looking for. Located on a quiet cul de sac, this home is your private oasis. The first floor features a custom kitchen with a quartz center island, quartz counters, stainless steel appliances, and a walk-in pantry. The dining room flows in to the formal living room which ...

Non-Union Laborers Constructing Newark High School for Trades

August 16, 2022

A gleaming new public high school envisioned for training Newark students in the construction trades is being built with non-union laborers who are being underpaid for their work, according to complaints filed by workers and union officials.

Last year, Newark Public Schools entered into a $160 million lease with a real estate developer to build the future Newark High School of Architecture ...

New Monkeypox Vaccine Sites Announced in New Jersey

August 12, 2022

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey has announced five new monkeypox vaccination sites in Hudson, Middlesex, Morris and Passaic counties. The locations are for residents without a confirmed exposure who think they may have been exposed or are at a high risk for having been exposed to the virus.

There are 293 confirmed or probable monkeypox cases in New Jersey, as of August ...

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Thu, August 18, 10:00 AM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

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Thu, August 18, 6:30 PM

Paper Mill Playhouse Brookside, Millburn

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Sat, August 20, 12:00 PM

Nat Turner Park, Newark

Honoring the Spirit of Rebellion: a Celebration ...

Daviet Motorworks Expands Partners

August 17, 2022

History. Cars. Racing. When passion and opportunity collide, there is a unique moment when not smiling is impossible. This was the case with Neil Doshi, the new owner of Daviet Motorworks, as he recalled not only his history with the business, but his passion for cars, acumen as a mechanic, and love of racing. 

Tom Daviet, a Montclair native, has been the owner and lead mechanic of Daviet ...

Residents Concerned with 'Deteriorating' Conditions at Montclair Pools and More Parking Woes

August 17, 2022

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Local Sierra Club chapter president Bill Beren said that it must be “Environmental Night” at the Montclair Township Council’s August 16 meeting, as so many comments in the public comment section were about what the township is or could be doing for the environment.  But there were other issues too, such as the pools and parking for Montclair Neighborhood ...

Recalled: Diluted Cleaning Solution Inadvertently Introduced to Capri Sun Wild Cherry Juice

Approximately 5,760 cases of Capri Sun Wild Cherry Flavored Juice Drinks have been recalled due to diluted cleaning solution that was inadvertently introduced to the product line, announced Kraft Heinz.

The issue was discovered after the company received several consumer complaints about the taste of the affected product. The Company is actively working with retail partners and ...

Janet Torsney Selected as Permanent Montclair Public Library Director

MONTCLAIR, NJ - The Montclair Public Library board of trustees has hired a permanent library director, officials announced.

Following a nationwide search, the Montclair Public Library (MPL) board of trustees has chosen Janet Torsney as the Library Director. She has been serving in the capacity of interim director since the resignation of Peter Coyl in December.

Non-Union Laborers Constructing Newark High School for Trades

A gleaming new public high school envisioned for training Newark students in the construction trades is being built with non-union laborers who are being underpaid for their work, according to complaints filed by workers and union officials.

Last year, Newark Public Schools entered into a $160 million lease with a real estate developer to build the future Newark High School of Architecture ...

COVID-19 Test Mandate Ends for Unvaccinated Teachers, Child Care Workers & State Workers in New Jersey

TRENTON, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order Monday lifting requirements that school employees, child care workers and state employees who aren't vaccinated against COVID-19 must undergo regular testing.

Executive Order 302 applies to school districts and child care settings immediately and to state contractors as of September 1, 2022.

The decision follows updates ...

Christine Todd Whitman:  A Former Governor in the Present Tense, Staying Relevant 

TEWKSBURY TOWNSHIP, NJ — Former Governors of New Jersey have a tendency to mimic what General Douglas MacArthur said in his farewell address, that “old soldiers never die, they just fade away.”

The New Jersey State Constitution doesn’t allow Governors to be elected forever, limiting them to two terms. So, past Governors generally go into a world of big ...