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Sat, March 2, 12:00 PM

NJPAC Center for Arts Education, Newark

Latin Afro Cuban Dance Master Class with Lyvan ...

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Add to My Calendar 03/02/2019 12:00pm 03/02/2019 2:00pm America/New_York Latin Afro Cuban Dance Master Class with Lyvan Verdecia at NJPAC!

REGISTER AT NJPAC.ORG/MASTERCLASS FOR ONLY $10!

Master classes at NJPAC Arts Education. Dance with some of the industry's top choreographers & educators!

Intermediate and advanced dancers ages 13 - 18

Saturday, March 2, 2019

12PM - 2PM

LYVAN VERDECIA was born in Havana, Cuba. He graduated from the National Ballet School of Cuba in 2013 and joined the ranks of the ...

24 Rector Street Newark, NJ 07102
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Sat, March 2, 1:00 PM

Franklin Avenue Nutley, Nutley

41st Annual Nutley Saint Patrick's Day Parade

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Add to My Calendar 03/02/2019 1:00pm 03/02/2019 3:00pm America/New_York 41st Annual Nutley Saint Patrick's Day Parade

Nutley's Biggest, Best Attended Parade Returns March 2 as the Nutley Irish American Association celebrates their heritage during the 41st Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade.

Everyone is Irish today!

The parade begins in the parking lot of Holy Family Church and makes it way to Franklin Ave. before concluding at the reviewing stand at John H. Walker Middle School.

350 Franklin Ave Nutley, NJ 07110
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Sun, March 3, 2:00 PM

Burgdorff Center for the Cultural Arts, Maplewood

Auditions: "Fiddler on the Roof" with the ...

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Add to My Calendar 03/03/2019 2:00pm 03/03/2019 4:00pm America/New_York Auditions: "Fiddler on the Roof" with the Maplewood Strollers

​The Maplewood Strollers is holding auditions for our May production of "Fiddler on the Roof" with music by Jerry Bock, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, book by Joseph Stein. We're seeking a multi-ethnic, multi-creed cast to bring this classic tale of tradition alive for the next generation! All roles open and available. For more information, visit www.thestrollers.org

10 Durand Road Maplewood, NJ 07040
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Mon, March 4, 7:00 PM

Burgdorff Center for the Performing Arts, Maplewood

Auditions for the Strollers' "Fiddler on the Roof"

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 03/04/2019 7:00pm 03/04/2019 10:00pm America/New_York Auditions for the Strollers' "Fiddler on the Roof"

​The Maplewood Strollers is holding auditions for our spring production of "Fiddler on the Roof" with music by Jerry Bock, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, book by Joseph Stein. We're seeking a multi-ethnic, multi-creed cast to bring this classic tale of tradition alive for the next generation! All roles open and available. For more information, visit www.thestrollers.org.

10 Durand Road Maplewood, NJ 07040
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Tue, March 5, 7:00 PM

Adult School Dept of Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Binge TV: The Handmaid's Tale - Sex, Gender, ...

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Add to My Calendar 03/05/2019 7:00pm 03/06/2019 3:00pm America/New_York Binge TV: The Handmaid's Tale - Sex, Gender, Dystopia

Examine discourses of language, power, gender, and sexuality by watching and discussing Hulu’s grueling adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s "The Handmaid’s Tale." We will unpack how elements of Atwood’s patriarchy are reflected in present-day discourses of romance, economy, and the female body.

50 South Fullerton Ave Montclair, NJ 07042

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Bloomfield Police Alert: Road Closures for Sunset Classic Thursday

June 25, 2019

Be advised that the Annual Sunset Classic 5 Mile Road Race will take place on Thursday, June 27, 2019.

Roadways will be shut down from  approx 6:30 PM- 9:00 PM.

The following major roadways will be closed for the event- Broad St between Belleville Ave & Watchung Ave, JFK Drive North/South between Belleville Ave & Hoover Ave, Essex Ave between Sunset Ave and Benson St.

Many ...

Bloomfield Shuttle Bus Expands Service In Anticipation of NJ Transit, Amtrak Schedule Change

 

BLOOMFIELD, NJ --To accommodate Bloomfield commuters, the Bloomfield Department of Parks, Recreation & Cultural Affairs is adjusting and expanding their shuttle bus service, which nearly one hundred residents rely upon each day.

Track repair on NJ Transit tracks owned by Amtrak, which is expected to begin Monday and last through September 6, will divert Midtown Direct rail ...

Swashbuckling Reigns with Ken Ludwig’s ‘Three Musketeers’

MADISON, NJ – The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey has opened its season with a dashing, madcap version of  Alexander Dumas’s  “The Three Musketeers.” Playwright Ken Ludwig has created a play for today’s audience, with contemporary touches and plenty of action.

The story, set in 1625 in Paris, brings a fourth musketeer into the mix as they challenge ...

'Beauty and the Beast' Brings Fairy Tale Dazzle to Paper Mill

MILLBURN, NJ  - The enduring fairy tale, “Beauty and the Beast” never seems to die. From the original 1757 story to a 1946 Jean Cocteau black and white film (which became a classic of French cinema) to a Disney animated film, a 2017 film with Emma Watson and Dan Stevens and, of course, to the musical version that played on Broadway.

The Paper Mill Playhouse has now added its ...

“Wings over New Jersey” columnist Jack Elliott Memorialized Sunday

My walk to high school in Summit each day took me past a large brick compound called the New England Village Garden Apartments.  The buildings were rectangular and, except for white Colonial door mantels, they were otherwise nondescript.

The village was filled with older people, who wanted to stay in town after unloading their homes. Each day, kids like me would walk by, oblivious to the ...

Despite Gilded-Age Mansion in Elizabeth, the Sisters of St. Walburga Live Modestly

The mansion on North Broad Street in Elizabeth is out of the Gilded Age, the classic kind you see on Bernardsville Mountain, tucked away in Short Hills or on the Watchung ridge roads of Upper Montclair.

Its architect, C.H.P. Gilbert, built some of the grandest townhomes on Manhattan’s Upper West Side and Park Slope in Brooklyn, for the turn-of-the-last century’s wealthiest elite, ...

Baraka, Urban Mayors Slam Trump as Mass ICE Raids Loom

June 24, 2019

NEWARK, NJ - Mayor Ras Baraka and others today took aim at President Donald Trump and re-affirmed their support for undocumented immigrants as a nationwide deportation raid looms. 

MORE: Baraka Blasts Slated ICE Raids Across Major Cities as ‘Political Stunt’

Trump said he would postpone the mass deportations for two weeks while he negotiates with Congress for ...

Newark’s Proposed Prohibition on Plastic Bags Isn’t Technically an Outright Ban

NEWARK, NJ - Councilman At-Large Luis Quintana held up a thick, blue plastic carry-out bag he was given from a cashier after making a purchase at an Ironbound pharmacy.

“This is not something I’m going to throw away,” said Quintana, showing that he was now using the bag to store clothes he intended to get dry cleaned. “I’m going to reuse ...

Additional Charge Filed Against Man Arrested Outside School in Westfield Last Week

June 17, 2019

WESTFIELD, NJ –  An additional charge of third-degree possession of a firearm in or upon the grounds of an educational institution has been filed against the man who came to an elementary school in Westfield last Thursday afternoon armed with a handgun and hollow point bullets, the Union County Prosecutor's office said Monday.

As reported last week, a tip from police in Delaware ...

Meet New Miss Jersey: Jade Glab of Belmar

 

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ — Belmar’s own Jade Glab is the new Miss New Jersey and will compete in the 2020 Miss America competition.

The 19-year-old was crowned Saturday night at Resorts Casino Hotel, chosen from among the top five finalists from an original field of 28 and earning her a $16,000 scholarship. A date and location for the Miss America competition has not yet been ...

House Passes Appropriations Funding with Pallone Amendment to Block Offshore Drilling in Atlantic

June 26, 2019

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Congressman Frank Pallone Jr. applauded the House passage of appropriations funding on Tuesday that includes his amendment to block offshore drilling in the Atlantic Ocean.

In 2017, President Donald Trump signed an executive order aimed toward allowing offshore oil and gas drilling along the East Coast. Pallone’s amendment included in the underlying legislation ...

NJ Pizzeria Hopes to Break Record with Enormous Flag Pizza

June 24, 2019

This story first ran on TAPinto Westfield.

The pizza slices served at Westfield's train station Saturday night were not from your average pie.

Burim Regjaj and his staff at Outta Hand Pizza assembled and baked the 9-foot by 4-foot Sicilian pizza showing the red, white and blue of the American flag for Westfield’s “Summer Movie Night Kickoff” festivities. The event drew ...

Steve Adubato Discusses Teen Abuse and Bullying with Marsha Atkind of the Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey

June 26, 2019

Marsha Atkind, President & CEO of the Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey, recently appeared on One-on-One with Steve Adubato to discuss the dual problems of bullying and teen abuse. 

While bullying is not a new problem, social media bullying is a recent and serious phenomenon. “Online platforms magnify bullying and make it much worse,” said Atkind. “With social ...

Breaking The Chain Through Education Combats Child Slavery with 5k Run and Walk in Montclair New Jersey

MONTCALIR, NJ -- It was a sunny day in Montclair's Brookdale Park for Breaking The Chain Through Education's Summer Kickoff 5k Walk and Run event.

"This is our first annual Brookdale Park 5k run," said BTCTE founder Evan Robbins. "We're hoping to have a lot of fun on a beautiful day."

BTCTE is dedicated to eradicating child slavery in Ghana, ...

The Jaffe Briefing - June 26, 2019




The Jaffe Briefing will be celebrating freedom next week, returning Monday, July 8


STATEWIDE - We're from New Jersey, dammit - we don't pump gas, we know all the back roads around our Parkway exit, and you can be sure we know where we are before we order a "pork roll" or a "Taylor ham." We're used to being ...

Cari Mora by Thomas Harris

Cari Mora by Thomas Harris (Grand Central, 2019)

 

Hannibal Lecter . . . Just the name sends chills down one’s spine. Lecter, who had a penchant for dining on human brains and “fava beans with a nice Chianti,” was first mentioned briefly in the 1981 novel The Red Dragon. However, Lecter takes center stage in the masterpiece of horror fiction, Silence of the Lambs, ...

Cari Mora by Thomas Harris

Cari Mora by Thomas Harris (Grand Central, 2019)

 

Hannibal Lecter . . . Just the name sends chills down one’s spine. Lecter, who had a penchant for dining on human brains and “fava beans with a nice Chianti,” was first mentioned briefly in the 1981 novel The Red Dragon. However, Lecter takes center stage in the masterpiece of horror fiction, Silence of the Lambs, ...

Farewell, Herman Wouk

Farewell, Herman Wouk

 

The author of my favorite novels, The Winds of War and War and Remembrance, Herman Wouk died at the age of 103 on May 17, 2019 at his home in Palm Springs, California.

As one of the warriors of the “greatest generation,”  Wouk enlisted in the Navy following the December 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor and was assigned to the U.S.S. Zane, which ...

New Inclusive Playground Coming To YMCA Of Montclair’s Geyer Family Branch

June 26, 2019

Nearly 1 in 3 children (ages 2-19) is overweight or obese, putting them at risk for serious health problems. In addition, nearly 1 in 4 children (ages 2-8) have a chronic health condition. Yet, only 1 out of 3 is physically active each day. [According to the Alliance for a Healthier Generation https://www.healthiergeneration.org/]. That’s why playgrounds are a critical source of ...

Transitional Care Unit at Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center Receives Highest Quality Rating from CMS

Montclair, NJ, [June 18, 2019] -- The Transitional Care Unit (TCU) at Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center, a post-acute skilled nursing facility located on the sixth floor of the hospital, received the highest ranking (Five Stars) by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The Five-Star Quality Rating System is based on three categories including Health ...

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention to Hold NJ State Capital Day

 

              Contact: Elizabeth Roithmayr-Clemens (eroithmayr@afsp.org), 908-514-6028

Suicide Prevention Advocates Host Capitol Day in Trenton

TRENTON, NJ (June 19, 2019) – Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States and the 14th leading cause of death in New ...

The YMCA of Montclair Announces Learn to Swim Week, Drop-in Classes and Summer Session

The Week of June 24th is an Exciting Time at Both Branches of the YMCA of Montclair

Montclair, NJ, June 13, 2019 – During the week of June 24th, the YMCA of Montclair will host Safety Around Water which is a learn to swim week at the Park Street and Geyer Family Branch. For a $25 registration fee, children ages 6 months+ through adults can take FREE swim classes. Five classes are ...

Obituaries

- Feb 8, 2018
Pao-Chin Bailey, of Bloomfield, was called home to be with her beloved husband Richard, on Friday ...
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Apr 30, 1941 - Feb 4, 2019
A musician who loved being outdoors and solving puzzles Daniel T. Meola. 77 of Nutley passed ...
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Steve Adubato Discusses Teen Abuse and Bullying with Marsha Atkind of the Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey

June 26, 2019

Marsha Atkind, President & CEO of the Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey, recently appeared on One-on-One with Steve Adubato to discuss the dual problems of bullying and teen abuse. 

While bullying is not a new problem, social media bullying is a recent and serious phenomenon. “Online platforms magnify bullying and make it much worse,” said Atkind. “With social ...