Libby’s Lunch: Foodies Flock From Near and Far for One Last Bite

August 1, 2020

PATERSON, NJ — Some 30 cars filled to capacity the two parking lots that surround Libby’s Lunch on McBride Avenue.

Word was out Monday evening that Libby’s Lunch — a restaurant long known for its chili dogs — would be closed permanently by the end of the week. Customers had come for one last chance to say goodbye to Libby’s.

“The food is what makes ...

Shakespeare Theatre Scores with 'Crazy Love'

Florham Park, NJ - It’s such a treat to see a live performance in these difficult times. But leave iit to Shakespeare Theatre’s fearless director, Bonnie Monte, to deliver a delightful and provocative evening of Moliere and Edna St. Vincent Millay.

The setting is the outside lawn at the Thomas H. Kean Theatre Factory in Florham Park. Located on Vreeland Road, the landscape of ...

Accessory Dwelling Units on Agenda for Maplewood Township Committee Meeting

August 3, 2020

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Maplewood Township has posted directions to participate in the August 4, Township Committee Meeting live-stream.

"Tuesday's meeting of the Township Committee will be a remote meeting. The meeting will be broadcast live on the township's Youtube Channel and via Zoom beginning at 7:30 P.M 

There will be no live broadcast ...

Tropical Storm Headed to NJ: Prepare for Strong Winds, Rain.

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The National Weather Service has issued a tropical storm warning for the region. The warning issued at 5:20 a.m. Monday says that winds could reach 58 to 73 mph on Tuesday.

Impacts could include damage to roofing and siding along with porches, awning and carports, according to the Weather Service. Trees may be snapped or uprooted, and some roads may become impassable ...

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Tue, August 4, 4:00 PM

Union Public Library VIRTUAL, Union

Book Publishing Overview/Writers Support Group

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Board of Adjustment Meeting

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Tue, August 4, 7:30 PM

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Township Committee Meeting

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Board of Health Meeting

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Montclair Police Honor a Seven-Year-Old Girl for Heroic Rescue

August 3, 2020

MONTCLAIR, NJ — A seven-year-old girl has been recognized by the Montclair Police Department after jumping into the pool and dragging her sister to safety.

Last week, Chief Conforti, accompanied by Deputy Mayor Hurlock and the men and women of his department, honored Ruby at her home.

Ruby realized her younger sister was in distress while swimming, and unable to get above water. She ...

This Week's Essex County Food Distribution Event Will Be in Orange

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — This week's Essex County Emergency Food Distribution Event will be Thursday, August 6, at St. Matthew AME Church in Orange to help families negatively impacted by the Coronavirus. The 1,000 boxes of food that will be distributed are meant to benefit families who are not able to afford food. 

It will be held as follows:

Date: ...

Tropical Storm Headed to NJ: Prepare for Strong Winds, Rain.

August 3, 2020

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The National Weather Service has issued a tropical storm warning for the region. The warning issued at 5:20 a.m. Monday says that winds could reach 58 to 73 mph on Tuesday.

Impacts could include damage to roofing and siding along with porches, awning and carports, according to the Weather Service. Trees may be snapped or uprooted, and some roads may become impassable ...

No Boyfriends or Girlfriends in Dorm Rooms. Limited Use of Dining Halls. No Parties: What Colleges Plan for Campus

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In mid-June, the Office of the Secretary of Higher Education issued guidance for New Jersey colleges, requiring them to make plans for restarting operations and address 10 areas ...

Dirty Dozen Part 1: Taxpayers should be on the lookout for these scams

August 4, 2020

All tax scams put taxpayers at risk. This is the first of two tips taking a closer look at the IRS Dirty Dozen tax scam list. This year, taxpayers should be especially, watchful for aggressive schemes related to COVID-19 relief, including Economic Impact Payments.

Here is a recap of the first six scams in this year's Dirty Dozen.

Phishing: Taxpayers should be alert to potential fake ...

Expanded, Modernized Valerie Fund Children’s Center Opens at Atlantic Health System’s Goryeb Children’s Hospital

Morristown, New Jersey, July 30, 2020 – To meet demand for the comprehensive medical care needed for children and adolescents with cancer and blood disorders, Atlantic Health System’s Goryeb Children’s Hospital today announced the opening of its expanded Valerie Fund Children’s Center.

The new Valerie Fund Children’s Center at Goryeb Children’s Hospital ...