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Rescue Roundup: 40 Standardbreds Saved; 25th Thoroughbred Place With Pony Clubber

November 22, 2017

MILLSTONE TWP., N.J. — When more than 40 Standardbreds were found in immediate danger of shipping to foreign slaughterhouses, the Standardbred Retirement Foundation and Save Our Standardbreds from Slaughter sprung into action.

With just two days before the deadline the call for help went out and, with the help of a deadline extension, all were saved. Several of the horses are in ...

Large Coyotes Spotted in Passaic Valley Area, May Be Dangerous

Woodland Park, NJ- In the Passaic Valley area there have been numerous coyote sightings.  These siting stretch from the Totowa PAL to the Great Notch Inn.  THe sightings usually occur in the evening hours and the coyotes can be extremely dangerous.  There are a number of coyotes in the town ranging various sizes and seem to stand their ground.  It is recommend not to approach ...

League of Conservation Voters’ executive director Ed Potosnak tapped to serve Gov. Elect Phil Murphy

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Ed Potosnak has been appointed to Gov. Elect Phil Murphy's transition team. 

“With the election of Gov. Murphy, New Jersey has a tremendous opportunity to re-claim national leadership on critical environmental issues facing the state," Potosnak said. "I’m honored to help make Gov.-Elect Murphy’s vision for 100 percent clean ...

Irish pub to replace Old Bay restaurant in New Brunswick, following final farewell in December

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The longtime Old Bay establishment will be replaced by an Irish pub, once the restaurant closes its doors for good in December.

The opening date of the new restaurant, “Blackthorn Irish Pub & Restaurant,” hasn’t been finalized, but the target date is February or March, with renovations starting in January.

Patrons can expect live music on ...

Essex County Historic Holiday House Tours are Dec. 2 and Dec. 3

November 21, 2017

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. invites the public to celebrate the holiday season and participate in the Annual Essex County Historic Holiday House Tour. This year, the tour includes 15 Essex County historic sites, which will be decorated for the holidays and open to the public for a weekend tour. The tour includes Essex County Kip’s ...

Santa Has Arrived and It Is Time To Suit Up For His Flight Crew

SHORT HILLS, NJ – Visiting Santa at the Short Hills Mall is more than just a quick picture with the North Pole legend; it is an immersive experience to get everyone into the spirit of the holiday season. The one-of-a-kind setup lets children join "Santa's Flight Academy" and traverse a larger than life re-imagination of the North Pole as a member of Santa's ...

Holiday Lights Spectacular Opens at Turtle Back Zoo

WEST ORANGE, NJ — After reaching its 12th-consecutive attendance milestone in 2016 with 795,558 visitors, the Turtle Back Zoo invites the public to the 11th annual Holiday Lights Spectacular, featuring 50 figures illuminated by one million lights both at the zoo and the surrounding Essex County South Mountain Recreation Complex.

Officially opened on Friday, the Holiday Lights ...

Verona Fire Department Shares Tips for Safely Deep Frying Your Thanksgiving Turkey

November 21, 2017

VERONA, NJ - It’s almost Turkey Time and the Verona Fire Department wants to make sure its residents have a safe and happy Thanksgiving. They recently shared this video along with these tips from the NJ Office of Emergency Management on the Verona Fire Department Facebook page.  

"Planning on deep frying your turkey this year? Check out this video before you do to prevent ...

'Rory the Lion' Helps Raise Funds for Fallen Paterson Firefighter

PATERSON, NJ - When Kerry Rivera passed away earlier this year following an off-duty accident his brothers and sisters in the Paterson Fire Department immediately launched an efforts to provide whatever support they could to Rivera’s surviving wife and three children.

“In firefighting, perhaps more than in any other profession, the men and women we serve alongside truly are ...

Fire Department Fundraiser Benefits Two Bloomfield Cancer Survivors

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - In what has become yet another firehouse tradition, the Bloomfield Fire Department has stepped up to the plate this October raising money for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Starting on October 1st, Local 19, the union representing Bloomfield firefighters, began selling special T-shirts to its members with bright pink lettering and fire department ...

Manhole Cover Explosion on Bloomfield Ave. Rattles Sleeping Montclair Neighborhood

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair firefighters rushed to the area near 316 Bloomfield Avenue after neighbors reported hearing an explosion around 1 a.m. on Sunday.

Upon investigation, firefighters discovered that a manhole cover had exploded and requested the assistance of PSE&G officials.

Beth Harper, a spokesperson for PSE&G, said, "The explosion was caused by ...

Bloomfield and Montclair HS Football Rivalry Continues as Teams Compete for Investors Bank Cup

November 19, 2017

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The Montclair Mounties will play the Bloomfield Bengals as both high school football teams battle during the annual Investors Bank Cup game on Wednesday, November 22, 2017.  

Scheduled to kick off at 6:00 p.m., the game is being played on Bloomfield High School’s Foley Field, located on John F. Kennedy Drive North in Bloomfield, New Jersey.

New Jersey Transit Offers Rail Shuttle Trains for Sunday's NY Giants vs Chiefs Game

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ -- New Jersey Transit will offer rail shuttle service to the Meadowlands Sports Complex for the NFL game between the New York Giants and the Kansas City Chiefs.

Service to MetLife Stadium begins at 9:41 a.m. from the Secaucus station, with the final Meadowlands-bound train leaving Secaucus at 2:01 p.m. Commuters are encouraged to purchase round trip tickets at their ...

NJSIAA Tackles Gender Identity, Drone Technology with New Policies

ROBBINSVILLE, NJ – Transgender student-athletes in New Jersey high schools can now play sports based on their gender identity without a medical consultation.

The executive committee of the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association enacted a new policy Wednesday through which students can notify the school administration of their identified gender and participate in sports ...

Verona Fire Department Shares Tips for Safely Deep Frying Your Thanksgiving Turkey

November 21, 2017

VERONA, NJ - It’s almost Turkey Time and the Verona Fire Department wants to make sure its residents have a safe and happy Thanksgiving. They recently shared this video along with these tips from the NJ Office of Emergency Management on the Verona Fire Department Facebook page.  

"Planning on deep frying your turkey this year? Check out this video before you do to prevent ...

Try this Pumpkin Bread Pudding Recipe From Caprial Pence instead of Pumpkin Pie this holiday season

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Back in the 1990's I discovered Caprial Pence on PBS. She has owned a few restaurants, was honored by the James Beard Foundation, and has authored several cookbooks including American Bistro Fare.

One of my favouite American Bistro Fare recipes, and one that I have made several times (so much so that I no longer need the recipe) is Pumpkin Bread ...

Thanksgiving Fun Facts & Trivia

NEW JERSEY – Turkey or ham? Perhaps a turducken?

Whichever traditional centerpiece you go with this Thanksgiving, there’s a chance it wasn’t served during the first holiday dinner in 1621. Historians believe the Plymouth Pilgrims and Wampanoag tribe shared lobster, rabbit, nuts, carrots, eggs, and dried fruits during the original three-day celebration.

For 154 years, ...

Bloomfield's Classic Rum-Spiked Cranberry Jelly Recipe

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -  Bloomfield resident Jenn Stilwell's cranberry jelly recipe is now the worst kept secret in the township.

Stilwell's jelly has been the subject of a great deal of chatter in town over the past few days. Then on Sunday afternoon. local business leader Izabela Van Tassel declared it "the best." Within hours, under cover of ...

Fire Department Fundraiser Benefits Two Bloomfield Cancer Survivors

November 20, 2017

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - In what has become yet another firehouse tradition, the Bloomfield Fire Department has stepped up to the plate this October raising money for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Starting on October 1st, Local 19, the union representing Bloomfield firefighters, began selling special T-shirts to its members with bright pink lettering and fire department ...

More than 1100 Bloomfield Residents will benefit from Mayors Annual Thanksgiving Dinner Distribution

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Bloomfield Mayor Michael Venezia, Councilman Nick Joanow, and Township Administrator Matthew Watkins were among the local leaders who distributed 336 turkeys to Bloomfield residents Sunday morning. Sunday's distribution included a turkey and all of the sides including dessert to make this Thanksgiving special.

Councilman Joanow explained that Several local ...

Food Pantry puts out urgent call for Frozen Turkey

MONTCLAIR, NJ - The Human Needs Food Pantry put out a call this morning for turkeys.

More than half of the clients of the pantry live in Bloomfield. Some Bloomfield residents pick up their food at the pantry, many elderly and home bound clients have their food delivered to them in Bloomfield. 

The message reads: 

WE NEED TURKEYS! We start distribution to our clients today ...

Rescue Roundup: 40 Standardbreds Saved; 25th Thoroughbred Place With Pony Clubber

November 22, 2017

MILLSTONE TWP., N.J. — When more than 40 Standardbreds were found in immediate danger of shipping to foreign slaughterhouses, the Standardbred Retirement Foundation and Save Our Standardbreds from Slaughter sprung into action.

With just two days before the deadline the call for help went out and, with the help of a deadline extension, all were saved. Several of the horses are in ...

Female Shih Tzu found in Bloomfield

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Found dog today (11/21/17) approx 9 a.m. near Gillespie Rd and Ridge Rd Bloomfield.

Female, shih tzu, wearing flea collar, no tags/chip not updated. Please call 973-748-0194

Online Auction of Coolers Donated By McLain Ward Benefits Omega Horse Rescue

Coolers awarded to McLain Ward’s top horses over the years are being auctioned off online to benefit Omega Horse Rescue Fund.

The Silver Oak Jumper Tournament is organizing the auctions through it website.

An auction that ended on Nov. 15 and included the American Invitational championship cooler awarded to Sapphire in 2008, raised $2,300.

Sapphire earned two Olympic medals before ...

Bloomfield Mayor Michael Venezia elected to Executive Board of NJ League of Municipalities

November 20, 2017

TRENTON, NJ - Bloomfield Mayor Michael Venezia was elected to the executive board of the New Jersey League of Municipalities on Thursday November 16. The NJLM represents New Jersey's 565 municipalities. 

The NJLM represents the interest and needs of New Jersey's local elected officials to county, state, and federal governments.

Honorable James L. Cassella of East ...

Bloomfield recognized by NJ League of Municipalities for Innovation in Governance

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - Bloomfield was recognized for Innovation in Governance today at the New Jersey League of Municipalities Annual Conference.  Bloomfield received an Honorable Mention for the 'Open Public Records Portal.'

The awards were established to highlight exemplary local government programs that provide provide innovative and practical approaches to solving ...

Q&A: How Governor-Elect Murphy Can Lead a Successful Transition

How New Jersey’s incoming governor handles the next several weeks can “make or break his first year in office,” according to Rutgers experts.

Fortunately, Governor-elect Phil Murphy can turn to Rutgers University-New Brunswick and its Eagleton Center on the American Governor for guidance on how to make the most of the crucial period leading up to ...

Brooklyn Company Moving to Paterson, Creating 50 Jobs

November 19, 2017

TRENTON, NJ- The New Jersey Economic Development Authority has approved a 10-year, $3,869,000 grant that will allow the Yoland Corporation, a Brooklyn-based manufacturer, to move its headquarters to Paterson.

Yoland, which has a contract with the US Defense Department to manufacture illumination parachutes and other textiles for the military, will receive the award thanks to the Grow New ...

Mars Wrigley awarded $31 million to open offices in Newark Ironside building

A 10-year, $31.5 million Grow New Jersey grant application put forth by Mars Wrigley Confectionary US LLC was approved Tuesday by the state Economic Development Authority.

The chocolate and candy giant has plans to move offices into the Ironside Newark building, a seven-story, mixed-use project owned by Edison Properties and slated to open next year.

Capital investment in the 110,000 ...

Ralph Lauren, Quest Diagnostics Receive NJEDA Awards to Move to On3 Campus in Nutley

TRENTON, NJ - The New Jersey Economic Development Authority approved Grow New Jersey Assistance Program Grants for Ralph Lauren and Quest Diagnostics to to make a capital investment and locate in Prism Capital's On3 redevelopment project of the former Hoffman-La Roche campus.

Ralph Lauren is to receive a 10 year $33.1 million dollar Grow New Jersey award. The project ...

Organ Rededication and Recital at Vincent Church Nutley Sunday at 2 p.m.

November 17, 2017

NUTLEY, NJ - Vincent Church will be rededicating its pipe organ and have an organ recital on Sunday afternoon, November 19 at 2:00 p.m.

The recital will be performed by Erik E. Carlson with choral assistance by the Vincent Church Chancel Choir.  The recital will be a presentation of music through the Church Year.

Carlson graduated magna cum laude from the Hartt School of Music ...

Our Lady of the Lake School Provides Rigorous Academics in Nurturing Environment

VERONA, NJ - For more than 90 years, Our Lady of the Lake School has been educating students and preparing them for life in general.  What started out as a small parish school in 1923 has grown to a multi-building campus with a reputation for providing quality education, earning it two consecutive National Blue Ribbon awards.  

"At Our Lady of the Lake, we offer a rigorous ...

Tim Tebow Comes to Liquid Church Parsippany and Draws over 1000 People

PARSIPPANY, NJ -  Dressed in a white button down shirt, Tim Tebow came to the stage to a standing ovation, and spoke for approximately 20-25 minutes at Liquid Church's first Parsippany service to nearly 1,000 people.

The service began on time with 3 opening songs performed by a large band, and many attendees sang along with the lyrics displayed on multiple large screens.

Pastor Tim ...

Over 1 Million New Jerseyans Expected to Drive on Thanksgiving Weekend

November 21, 2017

FLORHAM Park, NJ -- AAA estimates that more than 1 million New Jerseyans will journey 50 miles or more from home during Thanksgiving weekend, the highest volume for the holiday since 2007 and a 4.1 percent increase in travelers from 2013.

The majority of New Jersey travelers (nearly 89 %) will celebrate the holiday with a road trip, and this year it will cost them less money than in previous ...

Emirates to purchase 40 Boeing 787-10 Dreamliners in $15.1 billion deal

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - US aircraft manufacturer Boeing and Emirates airlines announced a $15.1 billion aircraft purchase for 40 787-10 aircraft resulting in the creation of thousands of US jobs. The deal was announced at the 2017 Dubai airshow. 

The 787-10, also know as the 787-X, is 18 ft longer than the 787-9 yet shares more than 95% commonality with its smaller ...

Holiday Season Kicks Off at Disneyland Resort Anaheim with New Fun and Returning Traditions

ANAHEIM, CA - The magic of the holiday season has taken over Disneyland and Disney California Adventure now through January 7 at the Disneyland Resort in Southern California. The entire resort transforms into a winter wonderland filled with seasonal attractions, joyful entertainment, jolly décor and themed treats that make every day feel like a holiday. 

At Disney California ...

AAA: Oct. 30 survey shows New Jersey gas prices up four cents

FLORHAM PARK, NJ - AA's October 30 survey shows that the price of a gallon of gasoline in New Jersey is four cents more this week than last week,

Prices were declining each of the last six weeks. In the past week the price of a gallon of gas rose every day last week bringing the average price to $2.48. 

Today's price is 11 cents less than a month ago, but 40 cents higher than a ...

League of Conservation Voters’ executive director Ed Potosnak tapped to serve Gov. Elect Phil Murphy

November 22, 2017

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Ed Potosnak has been appointed to Gov. Elect Phil Murphy's transition team. 

“With the election of Gov. Murphy, New Jersey has a tremendous opportunity to re-claim national leadership on critical environmental issues facing the state," Potosnak said. "I’m honored to help make Gov.-Elect Murphy’s vision for 100 percent clean ...

Essex County Environmental Commission Honored with Achievement Award

Essex County, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced that the Association of NJ Environmental Commissions awarded the Essex County Environmental Commission with its Environmental Achievement Award for an ongoing series of roundtable programs where environmental issues are discussed.

“We commend the Environmental Commission for creating a venue ...

Belmar Creates Beachscape ‘Garden’ to See How it Grows in Dune Planting Project

BELMAR, NJ — A small beachfront experiment is under way on a patch of sand near the 12th Avenue playground.

Tucked into a corner between the boardwalk and the playground’s north side, a crescent-shaped area is filled with dozens of tender young plants of various shapes and sizes, neatly positioned around several large landscape boulders and along wooden snow fencing. It’s a ...

Verona Fire Department Shares Tips for Safely Deep Frying Your Thanksgiving Turkey

November 21, 2017

VERONA, NJ - It’s almost Turkey Time and the Verona Fire Department wants to make sure its residents have a safe and happy Thanksgiving. They recently shared this video along with these tips from the NJ Office of Emergency Management on the Verona Fire Department Facebook page.  

"Planning on deep frying your turkey this year? Check out this video before you do to prevent ...

Let's Walk the NORTH end of the Morris Canal

We walked the South end now Join Us as we walk the NORTH end of the historic Morris Canal 

READY T0 WALK THE NORTH END?

Join us on a 1-hour historical with Morris Canal Greenway enthusiast Rich Rockwell along the NORTH END

of the Morris Canal

Sunday, Nov 26th

Walk begins at 9 AM RSVP

Bring some friends and family 

https://www.meetup.com/Lets-WalkProgram/ OR ...

Montclair Councilwoman Baskerville to Serve on Murphy’s Transition Team

MONTCLAIR, NJ -  Montclair Township officials have announced that Councilwoman Renee Baskerville, MD, has been named to serve on Governor-elect Phil Murphy’s transition team on the Healthcare Committee.

During the course of the next two months, Dr. Baskerville will participate in making recommendations on healthcare policy issues and initiatives as the new administration prepares to ...

Newark man to stay behind bars ​for alleged connection to New Brunswick fatal shooting

November 18, 2017

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A suspect arrested in connection with a fatal shooting of a New Brunswick man will remain behind bars for now, after the courts determined he was a public safety threat and flight risk​.​

The suspect, 26-year-old Newark resident Michael Martin, also known as “Maniac,” appeared ​in front of  Middlesex County Superior Court Judge Michael A. Toto on November ...

Montclair Attorney Pleads Guilty In Fraud Ring that Bilked Nearly $4 Million from Insurance Carriers

TRENTON – Mark Gertner, of Montclair, has pleaded guilty to third-degree criminal running and is awaiting sentencing in a medical fraud ring that bilked nearly $4 million from insurance carriers, Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino and the Office of the Insurance Fraud Prosecutor announced Wednesday. He was named along with 5 other defendants.

A former North Jersey chiropractor, ...

Essex County College placed on probation by Middle States Commission

November 21, 2017

Essex County College has been placed on probation by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, according to a documented official action taken by the Commission at their Nov. 16 meeting.

The college was warned a year ago by the Middle States Commission--the entity which grants accreditation to area colleges--that it was in jeopardy of losing its ...

Rutgers grad students pushing for university response on Congress tax bill

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers ​University ​graduate students are pushing the university president for assurance that he’d advocate for them against a potential tax-hike by Congress, which ​many argue ​could hit graduate students particularly hard.

The House of Representatives plan, which passed last week, would turn the tuition remission for graduate and teaching assistants into a ...

Our Lady of the Lake School Provides Rigorous Academics in Nurturing Environment

VERONA, NJ - For more than 90 years, Our Lady of the Lake School has been educating students and preparing them for life in general.  What started out as a small parish school in 1923 has grown to a multi-building campus with a reputation for providing quality education, earning it two consecutive National Blue Ribbon awards.  

"At Our Lady of the Lake, we offer a rigorous ...

$2.5 billion mixed-use project approved for Raritan River waterfront

November 16, 2017

SAYREVILLE, NJ -North American Properties (NAP), a privately-held, multi-regional real estate operating and development company with properties across the United States, recently announced “Riverton,” a 418-acre, shovel-ready waterfront redevelopment on the Raritan River, in a joint venture with New Jersey-based PGIM Real Estate.

In what is considered the largest mixed-use project ...

Verona Fair in the Square is Dec. 2

VERONA, NJ - The Township of Verona presents the 21st Annual Winter Festival Fair in the Square on Saturday, December 2nd from 12-5 pm in the Verona Civic Center.

Join us for a fun-filled afternoon for the entire family with crafts, food, photos with Santa & MORE!

A special tree lighting event with Santa starts at 4:30 pm with the Verona Fire Department.

Mahopac’s Frank Lloyd Wright House Back On the Market

MAHOPAC, N.Y.— If you have about $15 million to spare, you can own the Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired home, which comes with its own island, on Lake Mahopac.

The iconic home, once rumored to have been purchased by Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt (those rumors were false), is back on the market with a selling price of $14,920,000.

The sale is being handled by high-end real estate brokers ...

League of Conservation Voters’ executive director Ed Potosnak tapped to serve Gov. Elect Phil Murphy

November 22, 2017

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Ed Potosnak has been appointed to Gov. Elect Phil Murphy's transition team. 

“With the election of Gov. Murphy, New Jersey has a tremendous opportunity to re-claim national leadership on critical environmental issues facing the state," Potosnak said. "I’m honored to help make Gov.-Elect Murphy’s vision for 100 percent clean ...

Montclair Councilwoman Baskerville to Serve on Murphy’s Transition Team

MONTCLAIR, NJ -  Montclair Township officials have announced that Councilwoman Renee Baskerville, MD, has been named to serve on Governor-elect Phil Murphy’s transition team on the Healthcare Committee.

During the course of the next two months, Dr. Baskerville will participate in making recommendations on healthcare policy issues and initiatives as the new administration prepares to ...

Q&A: How Governor-Elect Murphy Can Lead a Successful Transition

How New Jersey’s incoming governor handles the next several weeks can “make or break his first year in office,” according to Rutgers experts.

Fortunately, Governor-elect Phil Murphy can turn to Rutgers University-New Brunswick and its Eagleton Center on the American Governor for guidance on how to make the most of the crucial period leading up to ...

Brighten the Indoors with Colorful Amaryllis Blooms

November 20, 2017

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Brighten those gray winter days with a few colorful, easy-care amaryllis. The 6- to 10-inch trumpet shaped blossoms are sure to generate a smile and brighten your mood. And consider sharing the fun of growing these beauties with friends and families. Watching the bulbs transform into beautiful blossoms is an experience everyone will enjoy – and it’s a gift that ...

Verona Fair in the Square is Dec. 2

VERONA, NJ - The Township of Verona presents the 21st Annual Winter Festival Fair in the Square on Saturday, December 2nd from 12-5 pm in the Verona Civic Center.

Join us for a fun-filled afternoon for the entire family with crafts, food, photos with Santa & MORE!

A special tree lighting event with Santa starts at 4:30 pm with the Verona Fire Department.

Holiday Boutique Vendor & Craft Show To Benefit Montville Animal Shelter

A perfect place to shop for Holiday Gifts, Teacher’s gifts, your favorite someone or a little something for yourself (or furry friend) while knowing you will also be helping homeless pets.

Shoppers will find everything from specialty foods to kids and adult clothing, unique home  items, accessories, pet items and much, much more. Direct Sales Vendors include Pampered Chef, ...

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Bloomfield and Montclair HS Football Rivalry Continues as Teams Compete for Investors Bank Cup

November 19, 2017

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The Montclair Mounties will play the Bloomfield Bengals as both high school football teams battle during the annual Investors Bank Cup game on Wednesday, November 22, 2017.  

Scheduled to kick off at 6:00 p.m., the game is being played on Bloomfield High School’s Foley Field, located on John F. Kennedy Drive North in Bloomfield, New Jersey.

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Wed, November 22, 6:00 PM

Foley Field , Bloomfield

Bengals vs. Mounties at Investors Bank Cup

Sports

Thu, November 23, 6:00 PM

Daughters of Miriam, Clifton

Alzheimer’s New Jersey® Clifton Support Group

Education Health & Wellness

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Sat, November 25, 8:00 PM

New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Newark

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra: Radio HIts Live: ...

Arts & Entertainment

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Fri, December 1, 8:00 PM

Outpost in the Burbs at First Congregational Church, Montclair

Outpost in the Burbs presents An Evening with ...

Arts & Entertainment

Sat, December 2, 1:00 PM

Montclair

Essex County Holiday House Tours

Education

Bloomfield Police Department Blotter November 6 - 12, 2017

November 16, 2017

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The following police blotter has been issued by Lt. Anthony Sisco of the Bloomfield Police Department.

Shoplifting:

11/6/17- Officers responded to 600 Bloomfield Ave Family Dollar on report of a shoplifting. Upon arrival the store manager stated she observed a Black female, wearing a green Jacket, Black Tank Top, Tan sweat pants, and black sneakers take a ...

Honored to be elected 5th District Freeholder in Essex County

November 9, 2017

I am honored to have been elected 5th District Freeholder in Essex County.

 As I have done as Councilman in Bloomfield, I pledge to create a positive and inclusive work atmosphere so together we can achieve our many goals on behalf of the community.

Among the many priorities, I will work diligently with both County and Municipal leaders on fiscal matters, public safety, smart ...

Santa Has Arrived and It Is Time To Suit Up For His Flight Crew

November 20, 2017

SHORT HILLS, NJ – Visiting Santa at the Short Hills Mall is more than just a quick picture with the North Pole legend; it is an immersive experience to get everyone into the spirit of the holiday season. The one-of-a-kind setup lets children join "Santa's Flight Academy" and traverse a larger than life re-imagination of the North Pole as a member of Santa's ...

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Newark gives thanks to its partners in giving

The evening was all about giving thanks at Habitat for Humanity of Greater Newark’s Golden Hammer Awards.

The organization, which serves to build affordable housing for low-income families in Essex, Hudson and Union counties, gathered Thursday at Newark’s Priory Restaurant to thank benefactors, members and volunteers for their continued support in bringing hope to the ...

Large Coyotes Spotted in Passaic Valley Area, May Be Dangerous

November 22, 2017

Woodland Park, NJ- In the Passaic Valley area there have been numerous coyote sightings.  These siting stretch from the Totowa PAL to the Great Notch Inn.  THe sightings usually occur in the evening hours and the coyotes can be extremely dangerous.  There are a number of coyotes in the town ranging various sizes and seem to stand their ground.  It is recommend not to approach ...

Irish pub to replace Old Bay restaurant in New Brunswick, following final farewell in December

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The longtime Old Bay establishment will be replaced by an Irish pub, once the restaurant closes its doors for good in December.

The opening date of the new restaurant, “Blackthorn Irish Pub & Restaurant,” hasn’t been finalized, but the target date is February or March, with renovations starting in January.

Patrons can expect live music on ...

Belmar’s Annual Beach Badge Giveaway Kicks Off on Black Friday

November 21, 2017

BELMAR, NJ — In a push to promote “shop local,” Belmar once again is sponsoring its annual Beach Badge Giveaway this holiday season.

Here’s how it works: Participants who submit the most receipts from the largest number of different Belmar businesses will receive free 2018 season beach badges. To be eligible, original receipts must be dated from November 24 to December ...

Canadian Aquaculture Giant Gobbles Up Last American Bait Fish Grinder as Major Decision Looms

November 10, 2017

In case you haven’t heard, a multinational fish farming company (Cooke Inc.) has made a deal to purchase Omega Protein Inc. and take them into the private sector. While the ink is not dry on this deal, it is obvious that the American fishing community will not be part of this new portfolio. There is no doubt that new, private ownership will continue to disregard the needs of the ecosystem ...

Vote for Michael Heller for Board of Education

I urge all Bloomfield voters to support Michael Heller's re-election to the Bloomfield Board of Education.

Mr Heller is an experienced educator and computer expert. He is multi-linguaal, fluent in Spanish, English, and German.

He has two beautiful daughters in the Bloomfield Public Schools. He is very dedicated to quality education for all Bloomfield students.

He is critical, ...

The Two Family House by Lynda Cohen Loigman

The Two-Family House by Lynda Cohen Loigman (St. Martins Griffin, 2016)

 

Author Lynda Cohen Loigman states, “The Two-Family House is a story I thought about for at least ten years before I ever wrote a word. I spent countless hours over a full decade thinking about how Rose, Helen, Abe, and Mort would behave in difficult situations, and how they would feel when faced with ...

Let's Walk the NORTH end of the Morris Canal

November 21, 2017

We walked the South end now Join Us as we walk the NORTH end of the historic Morris Canal 

READY T0 WALK THE NORTH END?

Join us on a 1-hour historical with Morris Canal Greenway enthusiast Rich Rockwell along the NORTH END

of the Morris Canal

Sunday, Nov 26th

Walk begins at 9 AM RSVP

Bring some friends and family 

https://www.meetup.com/Lets-WalkProgram/ OR ...

Montclair and Bloomfield High School Football Rivalry Continues as Teams Compete for Investors Bank Cup

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The Montclair Mounties will play the Bloomfield Bengals as both high school football teams battle during the annual Investors Bank Cup game on Wednesday, November 22, 2017.  

Scheduled to kick off at 6:00 p.m., the game is being played on Bloomfield High School’s Foley Field, located on John F. Kennedy Drive North in Bloomfield, New Jersey.

Annual Turkey Drive To Help Provide For New Jersey's Hungry

HILLSIDE, NJ – Close to 300,000 New Jersey children face hunger every day. Many of their families don’t have the means to enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving dinner – turkey, stuffing and all. To ensure food-insecure people across the state have what they need to share a holiday meal, the Community FoodBank of New Jersey has been purchasing thousands of turkeys and will gather even ...

A Night of Redemption

FLORHAM PARK,N.J.-MetLife Stadium was a beautiful hue of green on Thursday night, November 2nd, as the New York Jets took the field.  67 degrees at game time under an almost full moon, with absolutely no breeze, was the perfect setting for the New York Jets to take home a win against their division rivals, the Buffalo Bills.

After a delectable meal at Gencarelli's of Lyndhurst, a ...