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Preschool Balance Workshop: A Leap Into Science Endeavor (Ages 3-5)

Fri, April 5, 4:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Preschool Balance Workshop: A Leap Into Science ...

Education

Add to My Calendar 04/05/2019 4:00pm 04/05/2019 5:00pm America/New_York Preschool Balance Workshop: A Leap Into Science Endeavor (Ages 3-5)

Bellevue Avenue Branch, 185 Bellevue Ave., Upper Montclair

Children explore the concept of balance by listening to a story (“Balancing Act” by Ellen Stoll Walsh), balancing with their bodies, and creating balanced structures on simple teeter-totters. Leap into Science is a nationwide program from The Franklin Institute Science Museum that integrates open-ended science activities ...

50 South Fullerton Ave. Montclair, NJ 07042
Writers for a Reason (Ages 11 and up)

Fri, April 5, 4:30 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Writers for a Reason (Ages 11 and up)

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 04/05/2019 4:30pm 04/05/2019 6:00pm America/New_York Writers for a Reason (Ages 11 and up)

3rd floor

In this program, teen participants will be educated, entertained and inspired through Rhythm and Poetry (R.A.P.) and Spoken Word. After learning about the origins of rap and core elements of Hip Hop including Knowledge of Self, participants will enjoy a few different engaging lyrical lesson performances by Myster-E himself.

During the second half of the program, participants will ...

50 South Fullerton Ave. Montclair, NJ 07042
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Sat, April 6, 8:00 AM

College of Saint Elizabeth - Annunciation Center , Morristown

Conference and Resource Fair – Parents ...

Education

Add to My Calendar 04/06/2019 8:00am 04/06/2019 1:00pm America/New_York Conference and Resource Fair – Parents Empowered…Insider Strategies for Advocacy and Systems Change

The Alliance of Private Special Education Schools of North Jersey announces its 2019 Conference and Resource Fair, ‘Parents Empowered: Insider Strategies for Advocacy and Systems Change’.The event will feature keynote speakers and disability rights advocates including Assemblywoman Mila Jasey, Dr. Joseph Ciccone, Director of Education Programs, College of Saint Elizabeth, Paul ...

2 Convent Rd. Morristown , NJ 07960
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Thu, April 11, 6:30 PM

D* Fit, Montclair

Spin for A Child 2019

Giving Back Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 04/11/2019 6:30pm 04/11/2019 9:30pm America/New_York Spin for A Child 2019

CASA for Children of Essex County 11th Annual Spin For A Child

On Thursday, April 11th, CASA for Children of Essex County will have their 11th Annual Spin For a Child event at D*Fit in Montclair, NJ. This wonderful event brings together energy, enthusiasm, and concern for the most vulnerable, helpless and often forgotten children of our community: foster children.

The fundraising goal ...

4 + 8 Erie Street Montclair, NJ 07042
Chesstronauts (Ages 8-14)  

Fri, April 12, 4:15 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Chesstronauts (Ages 8-14)  

Education

Add to My Calendar 04/12/2019 4:15pm 04/12/2019 5:45pm America/New_York Chesstronauts (Ages 8-14)  

3rd floor

Registration recommended

The Chesstronauts have landed! Kids of all skill levels will receive high-quality and accessible instruction that will culminate in improved strategic thinking, problem solving and sportsmanship. Topics range from basic piece movements to advanced positional strategy. Along the way, from the honing of analytical abilities through mastery of the game, ...

50 South Fullerton Ave. Montclair, NJ 07042
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Sat, April 13, 8:00 PM

Old Canal Inn, Nutley

Special Dragons Rock For Autism

Arts & Entertainment Food & Drink Health & Wellness Sports

Add to My Calendar 04/13/2019 8:00pm 04/13/2019 11:45pm America/New_York Special Dragons Rock For Autism

Come Support Special Dragons! Saturday April 13, 8PM at Old Canal Inn!!! We have a great line up to include The Cheapp Moves; Head CheerLeader; The Mutts and Dean Machine!! Its going to be a great night and this is a great cause. Special Dragons is a non-profit Adaptive Karate program for children with autism and other special needs. This is a great athletic activity were the child progression is ...

2 East Passaic Ave Nutley , NJ 07110
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Sat, April 13, 8:00 PM

Old Canal Inn, Nutley

Special Dragons Rock For Autism at The Old Canal ...

Arts & Entertainment Food & Drink Health & Wellness Sports

Add to My Calendar 04/13/2019 8:00pm 04/13/2019 11:45pm America/New_York Special Dragons Rock For Autism at The Old Canal Inn

Come Support Special Dragons! Saturday April 13, 8PM at Old Canal Inn!!!

We have a great line up to include The Cheap Moves; Head CheerLeader; The Mutts and Dean Machine!!

Its going to be a great night and this is a great cause.

Special Dragons is a non-profit Adaptive Karate program for children with autism and other special needs.

This is a great athletic activity were the child ...

2 East Passaic Ave Nutley , NJ 07110
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Tue, April 16, 11:00 AM

Turchette Advertising , Fairfield

Blood Drive Sponsored by Turchette in Fairfield ...

Giving Back Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 04/16/2019 11:00am 04/16/2019 3:00pm America/New_York Blood Drive Sponsored by Turchette in Fairfield NJ

BLOOD DRIVE Sponsored By Turchette
Advertising
TUESDAY, APRIL 16, 2019
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
9 LAW DRIVE
FAIRFIELD, NJ 07004

Appointments are preferred,
walk-ins are welcome.
https://donor.cbsblood.org/donor/schedules/drive_
schedule/49334

All Donors will receive the following free
health screenings:

Cholesterol, Blood, Pressure, Temp, Iron, Pulse
& Blood Type

Donor ...

9 Law Drive Fairfield, NJ 07004
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Sat, April 20, 10:30 AM

Glen Ridge Country Club, Glen Ridge

Woman to Woman: Inspiring Better Health

Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 04/20/2019 10:30am 04/20/2019 1:30pm America/New_York Woman to Woman: Inspiring Better Health

You have memories to make and milestones to achieve. To do it all, you have to prioritize and nurture your health, no matter your age.

Learn about several common medical conditions that affect women of all ages and how to handle them at this special brunch for women, hosted by women. This free event will provide you, and your female friends and family, with the unique opportunity to learn more ...

555 Ridgewood Avenue Glen Ridge, NJ 07028
Earth Day Art: Collage with the Teen Advisory Board (Ages 5-10; teen volunteers)

Tue, April 23, 2:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Earth Day Art: Collage with the Teen Advisory ...

Education Green Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 04/23/2019 2:00pm 04/23/2019 3:30pm America/New_York Earth Day Art: Collage with the Teen Advisory Board (Ages 5-10; teen volunteers)

3rd floor

No registration required

Celebrate Earth Day with art! Members of the Teen Advisory Board will be on hand to help you create something special and honor nature. We’ll be recycling old magazines to create new, nature themed collages to take home.

50 South Fullerton Ave. Montclair , NJ 07042
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Wed, April 24, 7:00 PM

Adult School Dept of Montclair Public Library, Montclair

David Dubinsky and The ILGWU (Int'l Ladies ...

Business & Finance Government

Add to My Calendar 04/24/2019 7:00pm 04/24/2019 8:30pm America/New_York David Dubinsky and The ILGWU (Int'l Ladies Garment Workers Union)

Development of the garment industry, and its later decline – obstacles to unionization – the role of women garment workers in a man’s world – the Triangle Fire - biography of Dubinsky and how he came to power in the union.

50 South Fullerton Ave Montclair, NJ 07042
Hebrew Storytime with Rabbi Ariann (Ages 3-9)

Thu, April 25, 11:00 AM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Hebrew Storytime with Rabbi Ariann (Ages 3-9)

Education

Add to My Calendar 04/25/2019 11:00am 04/25/2019 12:00pm America/New_York Hebrew Storytime with Rabbi Ariann (Ages 3-9)

3rd floor

Enjoy a bilingual storytime in Hebrew and English with Rabbi Ariann. Children will also make an easy craft. Hebrew speakers and non-Hebrew speakers are welcome. Rabbi Ariann Weitzman is an Associate Rabbi and the Director of Congregational Learning at the Bnai Keshet Reconstructionist Synagogue. She is a passionate Jewish educator committed to truly innovative approaches to Jewish ...

50 South Fullerton Ave. Montclair, NJ 07042

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Classic Car Cruise Nights Wednesday’s in August at UTI Bloomfield

July 18, 2019

BLOOMFIELD, NJ – The Bloomfield Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department is partnering with the Bloomfield Cruisers, Universal Technical Institute and Shelbourne to present four Classic Car Cruise Nights on Wednesday’s in August from 6 to 9 pm in Universal Technical Institute’s parking lot at 1515 Broad Street.

All classic, show and specialty vehicles are invited to ...

July 17 Bloomfield Cruisers Event Canceled Due to Forecast

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The Bloomfield Cruisers event scheduled for Broad St. in Bloomfield Center tonight has been canceled because of the forecast.

The Cruisers event for next Wednesday will go on as scheduled.

Find out more about the Bloomfield Cruisers events on their Facebook page: Bloomfield Cruisers. 

 

‘Shakespeare’s Long Lost Play’ Takes Audience to Giddy Heights

MADISON, NJ – Since this rambunctious production takes place outdoors, we’re not too concerned with subtleties or even Shakespearean language.

This farce, “William Shakespeare’s Long Lost First Play (abridged),”  written by Reed Martin and Austin Tichenor is directed with verve and no-holds-barred by Brian B. Crowe. Martin apparently has a talent for this ...

Fireworks on the Fourth of July is a Jersey First

As you watch the rockets glare and bombs burst into the New Jersey skies this weekend, share this little bit of Jerseyana with the people on the blanket or lawn chairs next to you.

The first “fireworks” display to celebrate the anniversary of the Declaration of Independence was ordered by George Washington himself along the banks of the Raritan River.

Yes, fireworks on the ...

Art Deco Buildings Turned Newark from Frankenstein Monster to Place of Refinement

The art deco movement in architecture came to Newark in a big way in the early years of The Depression, just as it did across the river. 

Radio City Music Hall, Rockefeller Center, the Empire State and Chrysler buildings are all shining bronze and marble examples of the movement, and the grandeur and wealth of America.

The irony, of course, all were built in the early days of The ...

Anthony Carrino, former Newark councilman, dies

July 15, 2019

Anthony Carrino, a former Newark councilman who served during a turbulent period in the city's history, has died.

Carrino began his career in public service as a teacher at Barringer High School and as a Newark police officer.

In 1974, he requested a leave of absence from the police force in order to run for City Council and was elected that year to represent his native North ...

Victim in South Orange Fatal Fire Was LGBTQ Activist

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ – Authorities have identified the victim in Friday morning’s fatal house fire as a notable LGBTQ activist.

Cecilia Cranko, 48, died in the fire that burned down the single-family home she lived in on Ward Place, Essex County Chief Assistant Prosecutor Thomas Fennelly said in a news release Friday night.

Firefighters found Cranko unresponsive on ...

Off Duty Newark Cop Kills Wife in Jefferson

July 15, 2019

JEFFERSON, NJ - An off-duty police officer allegedly shot and killed his estranged wife late Sunday.  The Newark police officer also allegedly shot her boyfriend, critically injuring him.  This occured in Jefferson Township and according to Prosector, the male victim is in critical condition.  The children on the scene were unharmed. 

According to nj.com, the officer was ...

Library Funding Part III - BCCLS Explains Its Position

This is part 3 of the series on library funding and the BCCLS system.  For the first and second parts, please following the links.  Part 1, Part 2

(Only Bergen County libraries are eligible for funding from the Bergen County Freeholder grant.)

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ -  Bergen County Cooperative Library System secretary David Hanson defends changing the funding formula from net ...

Belmar’s Female Lifeguards Prove Practice Pays Off in Monmouth County All-Women's Tournament

July 17, 2019

ASBURY PARK, NJ — Coming off a first-place finish in the Howard Rowland Lifeguard Tournament, the Belmar Beach Patrol followed up with an impressive performance by its female members at the Monmouth County All-Women’s Lifeguard Tournament.

The 10-member team placed first in the run-swim-paddle-kayak medley, second in the rowboat competition and third in the paddle relay in the ...

Allergy Friendly Chocolate Pudding Fruit Tart

July 17, 2019

Cheryl Marks Young is a New Jersey food allergy awareness advocate and the creator and chief curator for The Allergy Ninja. Read her essay, “11 Things I Wish Everyone Knew About Families with Severe Food Allergies,” here.

Need a fun summer dessert that someone with food allergies can enjoy? Use their favorite fruit and cookies to make this tart. The easy homemade pudding is ...

Repeal The State Sales Tax on Medical Marijuana

July 17, 2019

Dear Editor:

On Tuesday, July 16, 2019, the Township Council endorsed an application by Chillin' Out located at 2006 Route 22 East, Scotch Plains, to the State to become a medical marijuana dispensary.

I voted in favor of that application, and I support medical marijuana and Chillin' Out's application to the state to dispense medical marijuana at their location in Scotch Plains ...

We Fixed What's Wrong at Our Essex County Correctional Facility

I can no longer sit idly by and allow the Star-Ledger to continue to smear my personal reputation and the reputation of the professional men and women of the Essex County Correctional Facility.

The constant editorials vilifying the work being done focus on an inspection from one year ago and ignore evidence repeatedly provided to the press that the concerns about the ECCF were addressed ...

Hoboken Real Estate Market Fueled by Families and New Businesses

July 12, 2019

HOBOKEN, NJ -- In Part 2 of HomeGrown: Hoboken, Host Stephanie Willoughby talks with two women business owners in the mile-square city about how Hoboken’s revival and growth has also made the city a more welcoming place for families.  

Pamela Kalman, Owner of PKL Properties, spoke about the thriving real estate market in Hoboken.  Kalman said that there is no ...

Steve Adubato Talks Sopranos Prequel and Gandolfini Legacy with Actor Matt Servitto

NEW JERSEY -- Teaneck, NJ native, actor Matt Servitto, appeared on One-on-One with Steve Adubato, where he discussed the upcoming Sopranos prequel movie currently being filmed in New Jersey.

Servitto, who played FBI Special Agent Dwight Harris on the show, said that with this year being the 20th anniversary of the airing of the Sopranos, James Gandolfini has been on his mind a lot these ...

The Jaffe Briefing - June 17, 2019

STATEWIDE - It's so hot that Vanilla Ice changed his name to just 'Vanilla.' It's so hot that Dick Cheney is waterboarding himself. It's so hot that two trees are fighting over a dog. Yeah, it's hot out there, says the National Weather Service, which has issued a days-long excessive heat watch for Mercer, Burlington, Camden and Gloucester counties - with the heat ...

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, ...

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, ...

Here’s how individual taxpayers can view their tax account info from the IRS

July 18, 2019

Taxpayers with questions about their federal tax accounts can hop over to IRS.gov for answers. Individual taxpayers can login to the View Your Account Information page to view specific details about their federal tax account information.

Taxpayers can view:

Their payoff amount, which is updated for the current day.
The balance for each tax year for which they owe taxes.
Their payment ...

Sherrill Raises $590,000 in Q2; Brings Cash on Hand to $1.1 Million

Parsippany, NJ -- Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) announced today she raised $590,000 in the second quarter of 2019. Sherrill bested her first quarter raise of $550,000, and now has more than $1.1 million cash on hand. 

 

“I’m grateful for the continued support for my work to secure tax relief, improve our transportation infrastructure, and strengthen our ...

Election Policies for November 5, 2019 General Election

Election Policies for November 5, 2019 General Election

Candidate Statements:  Candidates can submit a maximum of one candidate statement per week (including photos) at no charge. Statements can be submitted from Labor Day (September 2, 2019) until Saturday, November 2, 2019 at midnight EST (for publication on Saturday, November 2 or Sunday, November 3, 2019). Publication of candidate ...

"Summer Nights" Softball Clinic

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Cedar Grove High School Head Coach, Nikki Velardi and Staff are ready to work with players to enhance their game! The Cedar Grove Summer Nights Clinic provides a great opportunity for players from ANY TOWN to enhance agility, skills, and technique. Sessions will feature multiple drill stations and training techniques focusing on the fundamentals and teaching the proper ...

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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Hoboken Real Estate Market Fueled by Families and New Businesses

July 12, 2019

HOBOKEN, NJ -- In Part 2 of HomeGrown: Hoboken, Host Stephanie Willoughby talks with two women business owners in the mile-square city about how Hoboken’s revival and growth has also made the city a more welcoming place for families.  

Pamela Kalman, Owner of PKL Properties, spoke about the thriving real estate market in Hoboken.  Kalman said that there is no ...