Press Releases

March 8, 2018

RIVERDALE — Girl Scouts of Northern New Jersey will be hosting a Girl Scout alumnae networking and professional career coaching dinner for career-conscious alumnae and friends on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, from 6 to 8 p.m. at The Barnyard & Carriage House, 754 Totowa Road, Totowa, ...

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Building Homes, Changing Lives Campaign will unveil new branding, outdoor banners, the Diamond Jubilee Gala and the start of construction on $30 Million in redevelopment projects. EAST ORANGE, NJ - The East Orange Housing Authority (EOHA) will celebrate 60 years of service to the East Orange ...

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·         PSE&G is reporting 130,000 customers without power due to the heavy, wet snow that resulted in numerous downed trees and power lines across the service territory. Hardest hit counties include: Burlington, Essex, Middlesex, Somerset, Mercer and Bergen counties.  No PSE&G outages ...

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GOSHEN, N.Y. —  Visit the Harness Racing Museum on Sunday, March 18 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. for a presentation on the equine skeleton. Participants view a 3-D program and examine real horse bones to understand bone groups and their function. Then, they will create a trotter collage using a ...

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Partners for Health, the Montclair based non-profit that supports a network of organizations and empowers them to make local communities better places to live, is celebrating its 10-year anniversary by recognizing organizations and people who are making great contributions to health and well-being ...

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The Bloomfield Public Library is pleased to announce that it's Genealogy Club will meet on the Second Wednesday of each Month at 6pm.    Come in with your family stories, your brick walls and your expertise to discuss and share with fellow enthusiasts.  Novices or Brick Walled experts welcome.   ...

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Montclair Announces July 4th Festivities  **The theme of parade will celebrate Montclair's 150th Birthday** **Floats, marching bands, antique cars and community groups will participate** Montclair, New Jersey (March, 2018) – Montclair's annual 4th of July Celebration has been a ...

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In March, while basketball teams are fighting for the chance to be crowned champions, patients battling cancer and other illnesses are fighting for their lives. The American Red Cross is asking blood donors to help patients rebound by making a lifesaving donation this spring. Middle school ...

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A perfect place to shop for Spring Holidays, Mother's Day, 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 candles, chocolate, crochet Items,fudge, jewelry, kitchen Items, pet ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Learn more about what foods benefit your body at our upcoming event, Power Up Your Grocery Cart, which will be held on Thursday, March 22 at Mountainside Medical Center: http://www.mountainsidehosp.com/events/power-up-your-grocery-cart/ In honor of National Nutrition Awareness ...

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Struggling with preparing your tax return? New Jersey Citizen Action (NJCA) offers free tax preparation services for individuals and families making less than $54,000 in 2017. The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program is funded in part by Partners for Health, a Montclair-based ...

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BELLEVILLE, N.J. — Belleville Mayoral candidate Michael Melham has finalized the selection of Council candidates to round out the Melham ticket for the upcoming Mayor and Council Municipal Elections. Melham has tapped longtime residents Naomy De Pena and Thomas Graziano, both of whom are community ...

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Riding with HEART, Hunterdon Equine Assisted Recreation and Therapy, is seeking donations of new and gently used horse tack, equestrian clothing, and barn/farm equipment for its 2018 Spring Tack Sale to be held on March 24 and 25.  Items needed for the sale include saddles and tack (English, ...

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Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino issued a warning today to juveniles and others tempted to threaten schools on social media. In the wake of the shooting in Florida, Essex County has had three incidents of teens, ranging in age from 13 years old to 18 years old, making ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Michael Wolff, the author of FIRE AND FURY: INSIDE THE TRUMP WHITE HOUSE, will be at the Wellmont Theatre on May 18. Debuting at #1 on the New York Times and Amazon bestsellers lists, the book sold almost two million copies in its first four weeks, making it one of the fastest ...

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ESSEX COUNTY, NJ - Bridgewater resident Mitchell G. McGuire, 3rd, has been named the new chief of county investigators for the Essex County Prosecutor's Office, according to a release. Acting Capt. McGuire will be succeeding acting chief Quovella Spruill, who is retiring as of Feb.

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Please join us for the annual Argyle Fish and Chips dinner at Grace Episcopal Church, 200 Highfield Lane, Nutley, NJ, (973.235.1177) on Friday, March 9, 5pm until 8pm, continuous seating, Dine in or Carry out.  Adult $20, Child $10, kids under 3 eat free.  The dinner is a BYOB event.  Chicken ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - MEND, a non-profit working to alleviate hunger in Essex County, is accelerating its commitment to making fresh and healthy food available to its food pantry patrons, through the appointment of an Executive Director, enhanced programming, and a revitalized logo and website ...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE RELEASE: “Cuba Goes County” to be held at The Palmer in Cuba, NY. For more information or to schedule and interview, contact Theater Manager Michele Conklin at (585) 209-5512. The Palmer Opera House is hosting “Cuba Goes Country” on Sunday March 11th- at 2:00 ...

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Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino and East Orange Public Safety Director Sheliah Coley announced on Friday that Marckles Alcius, 31, with a last known address in Lowell, Massachusetts, has been charged with carrying out a truck attack on the Planned Parenthood East Orange Health ...

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) released the following statement: “To the families who lost loved ones during a school shooting in Parkland, Florida, today, know that your country’s compassion and thoughts go out to you. Our hearts break with yours. “To those injured, ...

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LEXINGTON, Ky.— Registration is now open for the 2018 USHJA Horsemanship Quiz Challenge, presented by The Plaid Horse, at ushja.org/HQC. USHJA members, ages 21 and under, are invited to put their horsemanship to the test from now through Sept. 1 for a chance to qualify for HQC Nationals, an ...

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This past weekend was a chance for the youngest members of the YMCA of Montclair Dolphins swim team to shine, as they turned in fantastic performances at the state championships. At the YMCA championships for swimmers ages 8 and under on Feb. 4 at Raritan Valley Community College, 13 Dolphins ...

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Enjoy a romantic Valentine’s Day evening with Hudson Shakespeare Co.’s presentation of “The Course of True Love” featuring Shakespeare couples and their respective love scenes with Shakespeare’s take on the different stages of love. ‘The course of true love never did run smooth’: Hudson ...

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Arts of Global Africa Saturday, February 17th - 12:00pm Tickets are $30 for adults | $25 for seniors, students, and children We're proud to partner with The Bloomfield Civil Rights Commission on an exciting trip to the Newark Museum's Arts of Global Africa exhibit. Arts of Global Africa ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The vast majority of parents who currently have children in the state’s public school system are highly satisfied with the quality of education their child receives: 80 percent say their child’s school is doing an “excellent” or “good” job. Public school parents are also quite ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ -  New Jerseyans are in a malaise these days when it comes to the Garden State: they are angry about the state’s economic climate, and even though they still rate the state positively as a place to live, they are mostly pessimistic about the direction the state is headed. While ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - The Montclair Inn is the recipient of a $100,000 grant from Partners for Health Foundation for their Bathroom Renovation Project, officials announced on Friday. In an effort to upgrade the building which is located at 27 Hillside Avenue, the non-profit is renovating three of the ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -  TAPinto.net has been named Partner of the Year by NJ News Commons, a network of more than 230 news organizations across New Jersey.  The award goes to a journalist or news organization that showed overall excellence in their work for 2017.     Joe Amditis, Associate ...

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See what a Blue Ribbon education is all about. Come visit Our Lady of the Lake School - a  2x National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence. Our Lady of the Lake School has a full-time preschool program, full-time kindergarten and grades 1 - 8. Our Lady of the Lake School's rigorous academics are ...

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