Family Movie: The Iron Giant (Ages 6-11)

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Celebrate the 20th anniversary of “The Iron Giant!” In this masterful adaptation of Ted Hughes' Cold War fable, a giant space robot crash-lands on the coast of Maine in 1957. A boy named Hogarth discovers the robot and forms a friendship with him. When a paranoid government agent becomes determined to destroy the robot, Hogarth and beatnik Dean McCoppin must do what they can to save the misunderstood machine. Featuring the voices of Jennifer Aniston, Vin Diesel and Harry Connick, Jr. Rated PG.

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  1. Deivis Garcia
  2. 973-744-0500
  3. youthservices@montclair.bccls.org
Mon, August 05
2:30 pm — 4:00 pm
Add to My Calendar 08/05/2019 2:30pm 08/05/2019 4:00pm America/New_York Family Movie: The Iron Giant (Ages 6-11)

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Celebrate the 20th anniversary of “The Iron Giant!” In this masterful adaptation of Ted Hughes' Cold War fable, a giant space robot crash-lands on the coast of Maine in 1957. A boy named Hogarth discovers the robot and forms a friendship with him. When a paranoid government agent becomes determined to destroy the robot, Hogarth and beatnik ...

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Township of Bloomfield To Host Public Forum To Address Lead Issue Tonight at Civic Center

August 19, 2019

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The Township of Bloomfield is hosting a public forum on tonight, Monday, August 19 at 6:00 p.m.in the Civic Center at 84 Broad St. to address the lead issue.

After this weekend's announcement by City of Newark that some water filters given to residents to reduce lead levels may not be functioning properly, the Township of Bloomfield is announcing that it will ...

Lead Filter Tests Confirm Township-Issued Filters are Functioning Properly, Reducing Lead Levels as Expected

BLOOMFIELD,NJ -- Over the past year, the Bloomfield Health Department has been distributing PUR water filters to approximately 3,000 residents. After news broke that some similar filters distributed to residents in Newark had failed to adequately reduce lead levels, Bloomfield Mayor Michael Venezia immediately ordered a test of filters given out in the Township to determine if the same issue was ...

Rolling Stones in the Meadowlands: NJ TRANSIT Got It Right – Again!

NJ TRANSIT got it right – Again – during both of the Rolling Stones concerts held in the Meadowlands this month. Kudos to the agency and to the Governor’s office for stepping up again to find solutions to a very difficult situation.

When the Agency gets it right – it’s expected, and no one applauds. Of course, when issues occur, the Agency is challenged and too ...

‘The Rainmaker’ Brings Mesmerizing Emotions to Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey

MADISON, NJ - “The Rainmaker” is a play that speaks to the heart and done with such elegance and simplicity that it is unforgettable.

Written by N. Richard Nash, this play isn’t often performed.  Under the guidance of Artistic Director Bonnie J. Monte, the story is beautifully rendered by a cast that works fluidly together. It speaks so specifically to our longings and ...

Glimmerglass Opera Tackles Racial, Class Issues

COOPERSTOWN, NY – Glimmerglass Opera Festival has an outstanding reputation for first-rate singers, strong orchestras and glittering productions.

This year, the company also takes on a number of issues that are relevant to our time. “Blue” stands out as an innovative study of racial bias, family and loss. With music by Jeanine Tesori and lyrics, as well as direction, by ...

Where Do We Start the Larger Conversation About Guns?

Let's talk about our rights and our freedoms.

How many were free to shop at a Wal-Mart last two Sundays ago without fear that El Paso copycat would announce himself with the staccato fire of an AR-15?

You saw the stampede in the theater district in New York City when a motorcycle backfired. And the evacuation of a Wal-Mart in Union because of a false report.

We may have freedoms, but ...

In Praise of Fútbol, the Game We Call Soccer

What I’ve learned in my travels to Europe and South America in the last couple of years is how refreshing it is to get away from English.

Not being able to understand the banter of language around you is a chance to luxuriate in your own thoughts. You are in a crowd, but not part of it, free of the irritating banality of most conversations.

In a strange land I can sit and be oblivious ...

Newark to Downtown Businesses: Have Your Employees Work from Home Monday

August 21, 2019

Businesses located downtown are being asked to consider early dismissals or even allowing employees to work from home Monday because of gridlock expected as a result of the Video Music Awards at the Prudential Center.

“We’d like the downtown businesses treat this like a major blizzard – except we know it’s coming a few days in advance,” said Public Safety Director ...

Bloomfield Residents Pack Civic Center for Lead Discussion Forum

BLOOMFIELD, NJ – In the ongoing, year-long effort to educate residents about the possible buildup of lead in older homes and methods to reduce exposure, Bloomfield Township Council hosted a Community Public Forum on Monday evening, August 19 at the Civic Center on Broad Street prior to the Regular Council Meeting.

Hundreds of residents from Bloomfield and Newark, and several major media ...

The Elmora Troopers Win Over Rhode Island 2-0 Advancing in Little League World Series

August 20, 2019

WILLIAMSPORT, PA - Fans of the Elmora Troopers were on their feet cheering on Tuesday evening as the Elizabeth team took the win by a score of 2 - 0 over the Barrington, Rhode Island team in Williamsport, Pa.

The game was a 0-0 score until the top of the 6th inning when the Troopers came out with Sal Garcia starting off with a double and they didn’t stop until they scored two runs. The ...

Long-time Head of Rutgers Eagleton Institute of Politics to Step Down

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Ruth B. Mandel, who has served as director of Rutgers University’s Eagleton Institute of Politics for 24 years, will step down Aug. 31, Rutgers–New Brunswick Chancellor Christopher J. Molloy has announced.

She will take a one-year research leave before returning to her role as Board of Governors Professor of Politics and Senior Scholar at CAWP.

Mandel joined ...

Shore Community Mourns the Loss of Shore Fire Grille Owner Timothy Kohlheim, 36

August 16, 2019

STAFFORD, NJ - Thursday night, the shore community lost one of their own, Shore Fire Grille owner, Timothy Kohlheim. 

At approximately 9:30 p.m. on August 15, the Stafford Township Police Department responded to a motor vehicle collision on Route 72 west in the area of Marsha Drive involving two vehicles.

Their preliminary investigation "indicates a 2015 ...

Sprinkle this on Your Watermelon: Chile Lime Salt

August 18, 2019

Give the sweet summer watermelon a whole new flavor profile with chile lime salt.

Marty Silverman, manager of Savory Spice Shop in Westfield, said the shop’s Peruvian Chile Lime Seasoning is a big seller.

The lime adds brightness and the chile gives the fruit it a savory kick. But don't underestimate the importance of salt in the combo.

“Growing up, my dad, brother and I ...

Newark’s Water Crisis is As Much about Lack of Vision and Courage As It Is About Mismanagement and Malfeasance

August 19, 2019

Everyone knows it has always been a coveted desire to privatize Newark’s Water Department. The money such an agency would generate would be massive and would invite corruption. If you don’t believe me just look at what happened under the Newark Watershed Conservation and Development Corporation.

In 2013, an investigation by a State Comptroller revealed that there was ramped ...

An Open Letter to our Representative Mikie Sherrill, NJ-11

A lot of my friends, as well as myself, listen to the New York Times “The Daily” podcast and I was thrilled to post on Facebook Monday morning that our member of congress was the featured interview this week. It’s nice to see that you’re getting noticed and that can only help to gain attention for the things you want to accomplish for the district.

While I had some ...

Popular Asbury Park Donut Shop Gains Both Neighborhood and National Success

August 16, 2019

ASBURY PARK, NJ – In our newest episode, HomeGrown visits Purple Glaze Donuts, an award-winning bakery on Summerfield Avenue. Open for four years in Asbury Park, the donuts are made by a mother and son team, and have already become a celebrated part of the community.

The shop opened in 2015 and began having success shortly thereafter. “We’ve slowly gotten the word out,” ...

Mustard Seed DR Holding Diaper & Supply Drive in Paterson to Benefit Orphaned & Disabled Children

NEW JERSEY -- Mustard Seed Children is holding a Diaper & Supply Drive event on Saturday, August 17 from 10am to 8pm at East Side High School in Paterson, New Jersey. East Side High School is located at 150 Park Avenue in Paterson. 

Mustard Seed Communities is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to caring for the most vulnerable populations throughout the developing ...

The Jaffe Briefing - August 21, 2019

The Jaffe Briefing will be on vacation Monday, August 26, returning Tuesday, Sept. 3

JERSEY CITY – You live here, and you just want to get some sleep. But the city is home to a growing number of Airbnb homes; the ideal place for penny-pinching tourists eager to flee the NYC hotel rates. The Record reports that Airbnb has hijacked many local neighborhoods, with tourists shining ...

Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens (G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 2018)

 

Where the Crawdads Sing is Delia Owens’ first novel, although she and her husband have published three internationally acclaimed non-fiction books about Owens’ experiences as a wildlife scientist in Africa. Where the Crawdads Sing scored a Number 1 spot on the New York Times Bestseller List, winning ...

Clean and Lean by Ian K, Smith, M.D.

Clean and Lean by Ian K. Smith, M.D. (St. Martin’s Press, 2019)

 

I have battled the bulge my whole life. Most people have, especially as they get older. To help people like me, and to provide new information to those who have achieved the ideal body weight and muscle tone, Ian K. Smith, M.D. is back with his new book on good health habits, Clean and Lean. Once again, ...

The Killer Across the Table by John Douglas and Mark Olshaker

The Killer Across the Table by John Douglas and Mark Olshaker (William Morrow, 2019)

 

Why + How = Who

The formula above represents the manner in which criminal profilers assess the suspects in a serious crime. In the gripping new Douglas and Olshaker book, The Killer Across the Table, the authors write, “We study these people (criminals) not as psychologists or sociologists, ...

Clean and Lean by Ian K. Smith, M.D,.

Clean and Lean by Ian K. Smith, M.D. (St. Martin’s Press, 2019)

 

I have battled the bulge my whole life. Most people have, especially as they get older. To help people like me, and to provide new information to those who have achieved the ideal body weight and muscle tone, Ian K. Smith, M.D. is back with his new book on good health habits, Clean and Lean. Once again, ...

Bloomfield Resident Publishes Unique First Book

August 22, 2019

Bloomfield Resident Publishes Unique First Book

Bloomfield resident Karl Hughes has published his first book, offering readers insights into living a successful life.  Hammering Out a Living was born out of Karl’s passion for mentoring the young apprentices he meets as a carpentry instructor, but his messages on success are universal. 

The book’s unique format is 140 ...

The YMCA of Montclair Awarded $10,000 Major Grant from The Provident Bank Foundation

Montclair, NJ - The YMCA of Montclair announced today that it has received a Major Grant in the amount of $10,000 from The Provident Bank Foundation to support their initiative to build a new inclusive playground at the Geyer Family YMCA. This playground will benefit children who attend programs and camp at the Y and children who live in the area, as there is no public playground ...

A.J. Perri Founder Recognized As New Jersey Business Icon

On Tuesday, statewide business publication NJBIZ honored A.J. Perri founder Albert Perri, Sr. as a leader in Garden State business in the magazine’s annual Icon Honors Awards. Now in its third year, the awards program recognizes prominent figures in New Jersey business over the age of sixty for their notable success and demonstration of strong leadership both within and outside of their ...

New Exhibition at Montclair Art Museum: Odyssey of the Venutian Soldiers

MONTCLAIR, NJ – Virgil Ortiz: Odyssey of the Venutian Soldiers, a new exhibition at the Montclair Art Museum (MAM), showcases a striking light-infused wall mural and dramatic videos created by famed Pueblo artist, Virgil Ortiz. 

A number of Oritz’s exquisite ceramic vessels and figurines, on which the artist painted comic-book and sci-fi imagery that shows a ...

Obituaries

Mar 11, 1946 - Jul 17, 2019
James R. Matarazzo, Sr., 73, of North Caldwell, N.J., died on July 17, 2019. Visitation will be on ...
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- Feb 8, 2018
Pao-Chin Bailey, of Bloomfield, was called home to be with her beloved husband Richard, on Friday ...
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Popular Asbury Park Donut Shop Gains Both Neighborhood and National Success

August 16, 2019

ASBURY PARK, NJ – In our newest episode, HomeGrown visits Purple Glaze Donuts, an award-winning bakery on Summerfield Avenue. Open for four years in Asbury Park, the donuts are made by a mother and son team, and have already become a celebrated part of the community.

The shop opened in 2015 and began having success shortly thereafter. “We’ve slowly gotten the word out,” ...