Candlelight Tours of the Crane House & Historic YWCA

See the period holiday decorations artfully designed by the Garden Club of Montclair in the Crane House & Historic YWCA. Executive Director Jane Eliasof leads special candlelight tours that tell the history of our holidays past from the 1700s to the 20th century. Taste some wassail and other period refreshments by the hearth fireplace. Registration required to 973-744-1796 or mail@montclairhistorical.org. $20/person; $15 for members. 110 Orange Road, Montclair, NJ. www.montclairhistory.org.

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  1. Montclair History Center
  2. 9737441796
  3. mail@montclairhistorical.org
Thu, December 07
7:00 pm — 9:00 pm
Add to My Calendar 12/07/2017 7:00pm 12/07/2017 9:00pm America/New_York Candlelight Tours of the Crane House & Historic YWCA

See the period holiday decorations artfully designed by the Garden Club of Montclair in the Crane House & Historic YWCA. Executive Director Jane Eliasof leads special candlelight tours that tell the history of our holidays past from the 1700s to the 20th century. Taste some wassail and other period refreshments by the hearth fireplace. Registration required to 973-744-1796 or ...

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Take Pride, Bloomfield! Kickoff Event Promises Greater Academic and Social Involvement in LGBTQ Issues

January 19, 2018

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- Wednesday evening, over 30 residents gathered at the Bloomfield Public Library to participate in the launch of Take Pride, Bloomfield! an academic and social project examining LGBTQ issues from academic and cultural perspectives. Take Pride, Bloomfield! will run from January 2018 through June 2018, and will feature a museum visit, book group discussions, a documentary screening, ...

Martin Luther King Day Interfaith Service Recognizes Outstanding Community Members and Bloomfield Middle School Essayists

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- Bloomfield’s 16th Annual Martin Luther King Day celebration took place Monday at New Light Baptist Church. Bloomfield Councilwoman Dr. Wartyna Davis gave a welcome address to the nearly 100 people in the church, and later presented community and keynote awards to three Bloomfield residents for their civic involvement throughout the year. Bloomfield Civil Rights Commission ...

Bloomfield Police Blotter January 8 - 14, 2018

January 19, 2018

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

Shoplifting:

1/8/18- Officers responded to 60 Orange Street (Home Depot) on a report of a shoplifting. Upon arrival, the complainant stated they observed a white male in a brown jacket place stolen items into a red van and drove away. The items were Milwaukee ...

TAPinto SOMA Named an Official Electronic News Source in Maplewood

January 19, 2018

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - TAPinto SOMA and Village Green were designed as official electronic news sources to which notices and other matters are to be provided under the Open Public Meetings Act, after the unanimous passage of Resolution 17-18 at the Maplewood Township Committee Meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 16.

The resolution included that the designation of the official electronic news sources ...

State Law Blocks Planned Nationwide Search For New Maplewood Police Chief

MAPLEWOOD,NJ - Maplewood will not conduct a nationwide search for a new police chief despite promising such a move last year after complaints led to the ouster of veteran chief Robert Cimino, instead planning now to promote someone from within.

Maplewood Mayor Vic DeLuca announced the change in plans during Thursday night’s Hilton Neighborhood Association meeting where acting ...

Jersey Shore’s ‘The Situation’ Sorrentino Admits to Tax Evasion, Heading to Florida for Reunion Show

January 20, 2018

NEWARK, N.J. — Michael “The Situation” Sorrentino of “Jersey Shore” reality television fame has admitted in court that he cheated on his income taxes and faces up to five years in prison.

Sorrentino, 36, pleaded guilty today, January 19, to one count of tax evasion, admitting that in 2011 he concealed his taxable income by making cash deposits into bank accounts ...

Vehicle Theft in Summit Results in Guns Drawn on Summit P.D. Detectives in Irvington

SUMMIT, NJ - An overnight vehicle theft in the Hilltop City has led to Summit Police Department detectives having guns drawn on them at a tow-recovery yard in Irvington. The detectives were at the facility to process and recover the vehicle after it had been brought there from another address, also in Irvington. While there. two unidentified suspects, in possession of the vehicle's ...

Ocean County Freeholders Firmly Against Drilling Off the New Jersey Coast

January 13, 2018

TOMS RIVER - The Ocean County Board of Freeholders are strongly opposed to a Trump administration plan to expand offshore oil and gas drilling to the waters of nearly every coastal state in the nation..

The proposal by the Trump Administration includes 47 potential lease sales in 25 of the 26 planning areas — 19 sales off the coast of Alaska, seven in the Pacific region, 12 in the Gulf ...

Letter to the Editor: Make the Road New Jersey Condemns End of Protected Status for 250,000 Salvadorans

January 8, 2018

Today the Trump administration announced the end of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Salvadorans. Effective Sept. 9, 2019, nearly 200,000 people who have been living and working legally in the U.S. for almost two decades, who have American families, homes and businesses, will be subject to deportation. 10,000 Salvadoran TPS holders currently reside in New Jersey.

Make the Road New ...

NJSIAA: Bills Grant Super Powers to 20 Schools; Upcoming Vote Puts Kids at Risk

As a 100-year-old, independent, private, and voluntary non-profit association serving the needs of 435 public and non-public high schools and nearly 300,000 student athletes, we have an unwavering commitment to promoting and protecting education-based interscholastic athletics. At our core, we are committed to ensuring a safe and competitive environment, while also enhancing the educational ...

Get Off the Couch. Walk the Dog. Live Longer.

January 16, 2018

“Sitting is the new smoking”. This is the new mantra in cardiology and global population health. Sitting, or a sedentary lifestyle, has long been known as a risk factor for the development of heart disease. Excessive sitting is also associated with a higher mortality rate. Is sitting really as bad as smoking for your health? Why is sitting so detrimental? What strategies can combat a ...

Mark Zuckerberg Should Be Concerned About His Legacy; Punishing Legitimate Media Organizations and Small Businesses Isn’t the Answer; Regulation Is

Facebook recently announced it will be changing its feed and algorithms so that news from publishers and posts from businesses will be relegated in favor of posts about your neighbor’s cat. 

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that Facebook is making these changes because he is concerned about his legacy and that of the company he founded. If ...

Where are the women of color in the #MeToo Movement?

As one of only two women on the City Council in Newark, I have been following the growing #MeToo movement with great interest. 

I am thrilled that so many women finally feel comfortable enough to come forward and tell their story of sexual harassment and abuse at the hands of powerful men.

At the same time, I am also disheartened that so few of those coming forward have been women of ...

Bengals Athletic Update January 16, 2018

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - 

 Swimming competed at the Essex County Championship. Bloomfield’s nascent squad fielded relay teams for the first time. 

 Wrestling prepped for the Essex County Tournament with hard fought matches against Cedar Grove and Belleville. Although coming up on the short side of the scoreboard the grapplers continue to improve.

Bengals Athletic Update January 8, 2018

Welcome to the newest member of the Bengal family as Track Head Coach Dana Lavorne gave birth to a baby girl on Saturday January 6. Name-TBA.

 Congratulations to Wrestling Coach Ryan Smircich on his first career victory as Bengal mentor. The squad bested Secaucus 44-36 with Xavier Gulley winning a key bout at heavyweight.   

 Girls Bowling swept Nutley to ...

The Unquiet Grave by Sharyn McCrumb

The Unquiet Grave by Sharyn McCrumb (Atria Books, 2017)

 

Sharyn McCrumb is, quite simply, an American gem, and one of my favorite authors. From her books set in Appalachia with strange characters who remind us of our pioneer past, to St. Dale, a masterpiece about the legendary car racer, Dale Earnhardt in McCrumb's NASCAR series, McCrumb's poetic language and attention to ...

Maisie Dobbs by Jacquelline Winspear

Maisie Dobbs by Jacqueline Winspear (Soho Press, 2003)

In the song “The Schuyler Sisters” from the Broadway musical Hamilton, sister Angelica sings, “ I've been reading 'Common Sense' by Thomas Paine. So men say that I'm intense or I'm insane, You want a revolution? I wanna a revelation . . .” because she and her sisters are “looking for a mind ...

The People Versus Alex Cross by James Patterson

The People Versus Alex Cross by James Patterson (Little, Brown, 2017)

 

Alex Cross, subject of James Patterson's 25th book in this venerable, fast paced detective series, is in big time trouble again. Even though his great nemesis is dead, Gary Soneji has a way of plaguing Alex from the grave, through his son, Dylan Winslow, and dastardly accomplices.

Using one of the major ...

In the Unlikely Event by Judy Blume

In the Unlikely Event by Judy Blume (Vintage Books, 2015)

 

I loved In the Unlikely Event by Judy Blume. Set in Elizabeth, NJ in the early 1950s, the landmarks, famous people of the era, name brand products, and cultural background are so familiar to those of us who grew up in Central Jersey that it's impossible not to relate to the novel on a personal level. The small city of ...

Two Kinds of Truth by Michael Connelly

Two Kinds of Truth by Michael Connelly (Little, Brown, 2017)

 

Being a book reviewer has its pitfalls, the biggest of which is the “the false start.” This is when I get half way through a book and realize that I will have nothing concrete to say to my readers about it, and finishing the book would be a waste of my time. Since Beth's Books will be celebrating its third ...

Victoria and Albert: A Royal Love Affair by Daisy Goodwin and Sara Sheridan

Victoria and Albert: A Royal Love Affair by Daisy Goodwin and Sara Sheridan (St. Martin's Press, 2017)

Several months ago I reviewed the magnificent compendium Hamilton: The Revolution by Lin Manuel Miranda. This charming edition is a must for anyone who is planning to see the Hamilton in order to become familiarized with the libretto and prepare him/herself for an extra-ordinary ...

Special Needs Prom to be Sponsored by Tim Tebow Foundation

January 19, 2018

NEW JERSEY – Young adults ages 14 and older with special needs are invited to a very special prom night experience, courtesy of the Tim Tebow Foundation.

The foundation will be sponsoring its annual Night To Shine prom at locations across northern New Jersey on Feb. 9 from 6 to 9 p.m.

Attendees can ride to the event in a limousine, they will be treated to hair and makeup treatments, ...

Partners for Health Foundation Launches Community Impact Awards

PARTNERS FOR HEALTH FOUNDATION LAUNCHES COMMUNITY IMPACT AWARDS, SEEKS NOMINATIONS

Up to $100,000 will be distributed among 10 award winners in 2018

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Partners for Health Foundation will celebrate its 10-Year Anniversary by recognizing people and organizations who are making extraordinary contributions to health and well-being in the 15 communities it serves. The Foundation ...

Reserve Now for Free Children’s Dental Care Event At Mountainside Medical Center

Montclair, NJ –Mountainside Medical Center will participate in the American Dental Association’s “Give Kids a Smile” program on Friday, February 2, providing free dental care by appointment from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for children 12 years old and younger. 

“Our dentists and other dental team members are among more than 40,000 nationwide who are joining forces ...

Red Cross blood shortage prompts urgent call for blood and platelet donations during National Blood Donor Month

This January, National Blood Donor Month, the American Red Cross has an urgent need for blood and platelet donors of all blood types to make an appointment to give now and help address a winter blood donation shortage.

Severe winter weather has had a tremendous impact on blood donations already this year, with more than 150 blood drives forced to cancel causing over 5,500 blood and platelet ...

Obituaries

On Sunday Dec. 31, 2017, lifelong Montclair resident Jeffrey Alan Gaskin, 61, was called home from ...
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Andrew James Blaskewicz 70 of Clifton died Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at his Clifton residence.
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