Press Releases

October 18, 2018

(TRENTON) – New Jersey First Lady Tammy Murphy and New Jersey Department of Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson on Tuesday announced $38 million in new investments in child care to help more families find services they need and to advance quality child care. “Children are the foundation ...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: Tuesday, October 16, 2018 Contact: Rev. Dr. Campbell B. Singleton, III, Senior Pastor Email: cbsmaestro@hotmail.com. Location: 14 Midland Avenue, Montclair, New Jersey 07042   Christian Education Ministry Sunday On Sunday, October 21, 2018, at 11:00am, Union ...

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On September 27, 2018 over 70 students and faculty attended Suicide Awareness and Intervention Training at Essex County College. The 2 and ½ hour training was conducted by Caring Contact and sponsored by the Social Work Student Association and spearheaded by Adjunct Professor Mary Jenkins. The ...

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On Sunday, October 28, 2018, runners and community members from across northern New Jersey will come together to participate in the Halloween 5K to Scare Hunger Away, being held at the Garret Mountain Reservation in Woodland Park, New Jersey. This Halloween-themed charity race is being hosted by ...

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ASBURY PARK, NJ - Garden State Equality (GSE) is holding its 9th Annual Equality Walk on October 13th and 14th in three separate locations: Atlantic City (8/13), Asbury Park (8/13), and Montclair (8/14). Elected officials, including Congressman Pallone and Congressman Gottheimer, are expected to ...

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PHILADELPHIA, PA - Every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood. To help meet the constant demand for lifesaving blood donations and prevent blood shortages this winter, the American Red Cross is urging individuals and organizations to be winter heroes by hosting a blood drive. Right now, ...

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FAIRFIELD, NJ - Today the Mikie Sherrill for Congress campaign announced that for the third quarter in a row, Mikie Sherrill broke the New Jersey House fundraising record, with $2.7 million raised in the third quarter. This brings Mikie Sherrill’s total raise to $7 million, and she enters the last ...

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Are your friends and family prepared in the event of a fire?  October is Fire Prevention Month, the perfect time to learn about fire safety and develop a plan if danger strikes. In an effort to help families easily find fire safety information and learn more about the benefit of fire sprinklers, ...

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The Grover Cleveland Birthplace Memorial Association and The Montclair Orchestra are pleased to announce that Miss New Jersey, Jaime Gialloreto will assume the role of First Lady Frances Cleveland at her husband’s inaugural ball at the Women's Club of Upper Montclair on Saturday, November 10th, ...

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Fairfield, NJ -- The National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare announced their endorsement of U.S. Navy veteran and former Assistant U.S. Attorney Mikie Sherrill for New Jersey’s 11th Congressional District. “Mikie Sherrill understands and supports the critical roles that ...

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Director Alex Oleksij, President of Nutley Little Theatre and Nutley resident, has announced his cast for the classic, award-winning drama The Heiress, by Ruth and Augustus Goetz. The actors are Anne Bobis of Lincoln Park, Brandon Conti of North Washington Township, Lizzie Engelberth of ...

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Join us at the Nutley Public Library on Saturday, October 13 at 2:00 pm to watch the feature film screening of The Black Monk (2017) by acclaimed, Emmy-nominated, and award-winning Essex County filmmakers Marylou and Jerome Bongiorno. Many scenes were filmed in Nutley and Newark, NJ. Afterwards, ...

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Come on a virtual tour of Overbrook and the nearby Essex County Penitentiary with local Historian Robert L. Williams and learn of the history of both fascinating places along with some of the ghost Stories. Share your experiences and recollections of both whether you were a former employee or ...

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Inaugural Breakfast in Belleville Held for Mayors, Councilpersons, Town Administrators and Health Officers Belleville, NJ - Clara Maass Medical Center (CMMC) held its inaugural Breakfast Event for Mayors, Councilpersons, Town Administrators and Health Officers on September 25th in The Learning ...

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The Grover Cleveland Birthplace Memorial Association and The Montclair Orchestra are pleased to announce that Miss New Jersey, Jaime Gialloreto will assume the role of First Lady Frances Cleveland at her husband’s inaugural ball at the Women's Club of Upper Montclair on Saturday, November 10th, ...

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Donate with Results: 1. Our 6th graders will earn $$ for events to make their last year at Demarest a special one! (we receive money per pound of soft goods collected) 2.  Items will not be cut into rags; they will be donated to local thrift shops and in areas in need of clothing!!! 3. You ...

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Celebrate the harvest season under the stars in the beautiful gardens of the Judith L. Shipley Urban Environmental Center, 32 Prince Street in Newark on Thursday, October 11th from 6:00 p.m. till 9:00 p.m. when Greater Newark Conservancy hosts its first annual Fall Food Fest in the Garden. Enjoy ...

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Make creations from your wildest imagination at the Nutley Public Library's LEGO Play Time on select Saturdays!  LEGO Play Time is a free drop-in program for ages 5 and older. Stop by the Children's Room from 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM on September 22, October 6, November 10, and December 1 for crafts, ...

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4th Wall Theatre, a non-union NJ theatre company, will hold open auditions for all roles in the special holiday kickoff production of its 2018-19 season, SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM, music, and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and conceived by James Lapine. 4th Wall’s production will be directed by Kate Swan ...

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On Saturday, September 15th, the New Jersey Children's Alliance, a statewide nonprofit dedicated to improving access to quality, comprehensive services to victims of child abuse, will host their 5th Annual Heroes for Children 5K and Family Fun Run/Walk at the Clipper Pavilion in the Turtleback Zoo ...

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Montclair Native Son to Perform French Piano Masterpieces  at Temple Sholom of West Essex in October September, 2018-- Pianist Evan Mitchell will present a piano concert entitled “En Blanc et Noir” celebrating French composers on Sunday, October 14 at 2pm at Temple Sholom of West Essex, 760 ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ — Montclair resident and Essex County Freeholder President Brendan W. Gill will be the Guest of Honor at the Annual Halfway to Saint Patrick’s Day Reception sponsored by Newark’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee, Inc. “Brendan has been a strong proponent for all things Irish in ...

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On Saturday, September 15, the YMCA of Montclair is holding Glow After Dark Family Edition, a healthy way for kids ages 6+ and their families to get their glow on. From 7:30-10pm, at the Y’s Park Street Branch (25 Park Street in Montclair) families can glow in the dark while doing their best ...

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ST. BONAVENTURE, NY -- St. Bonaventure University’s Board of Trustees voted Friday to rescind an honorary degree awarded to former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, former archbishop emeritus of Washington. McCarrick was also Bishop of the Metuchen Diocese and Archbishop of the Newark Diocese. In an ...

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Start cleaning out your attic, garage, and closets, and join us at the 3rd Annual Glen Ridge Town-Wide Yard Sale! This year's sale is Saturday, September 29 from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm. The event will be held rain or shine.  Sales can be held at your Glen Ridge residence or at the Hillside Commuter ...

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The Nutley Family Service Bureau will present “The Garden Party” on Sunday, September 23, 2018 from 4:30-7:30 p.m. at The Mountsier-Hardie Garden.  The party promises to be an event to remember, featuring:  food from top local restaurants, wine tasting, and an eclectic mix of jazz, classical, and ...

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NJ 11th for Change presents a conversation about this critical issue with journalist and MSNBC analyst Jonathan Alter, Professor Tara George, Head of the Journalism and Television/Digital Media programs at Montclair State U., and Joel Simon, Executive Director of the Committee to Protect ...

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We remain steadfast in our belief that all students can achieve at a high level and maximize their individual potential. To become a model school district, one that excels in every category, we must dedicate ourselves to educating the whole child. Verona High School is ranked as one of the Top NJ ...

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WANTAGE, N.J. — Horsemen and those without horses are invited to the Lusscroft Farm Labor Day Horse Camping Trail ride. Arrive any time after noon on Friday, Aug 31 and stay through Sept. 3. There are 15 stalls available. The Lusscroft trail system has some new, well-marked trails. Other ...

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The NJ FMBA is pleased to announce that for the second year in a row we will be honoring veterans of the Vietnam War. We have planned a ceremony that will be held on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 during our annual convention. We are inviting all NJ FMBA members and their family members to join ...

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