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Tue, May 28, 7:00 AM

Acme Supermarket, Montclair

Montclair Community Spay Day

Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 05/28/2019 7:00am 05/28/2019 3:00pm America/New_York Montclair Community Spay Day

Back by popular demand, CPAW NJ is pawtnering with People for Animals (PFA) and Acme Markets on Valley Road to bring PFA’s SpayStation Mobile Surgical Unit (aka Neuter Commuter) to Montclair. Low cost spay/neuter services will be available the last Tuesday of every month. We hope that over the course of the year we will be able to fix over 200 cats, saving thousands of ...

510 Valley Road Montclair, NJ 07043
American Constitutional History

Fri, May 31, 10:30 AM

Adult School Dept of Montclair Public Library, Montclair

American Constitutional History

Government

Add to My Calendar 05/31/2019 10:30am 05/31/2019 12:30pm America/New_York American Constitutional History

A history of the Supreme Court, its important cases and members, reflecting changing interpretations of the Constitution; its current makeup and future implications.

50 South Fullerton Ave Montclair, NJ 07042
How to Be Happy:  Ancient Wisdom and New Research

Wed, June 5, 7:00 PM

Adult School Dept of Montclair Public Library, Montclair

How to Be Happy: Ancient Wisdom and New Research

Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 06/05/2019 7:00pm 06/05/2019 8:30pm America/New_York How to Be Happy: Ancient Wisdom and New Research

Every human being wants to be happy, yet happiness eludes many of us. In this interactive session, we will expolre the timeless wisdom of the great religious trasitions as well as recent research for the insights, practices and self-understanding that promote happiness.

50 South Fullerton Ave Montclair, NJ 07042
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Wed, June 5, 7:00 PM

Adult School Dept of Montclair Public Library, Montclair

How to Be Happy: Ancient Wisdom and New Research

Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 06/05/2019 7:00pm 06/05/2019 8:30pm America/New_York How to Be Happy: Ancient Wisdom and New Research

Every human being wants to be happy, yet happiness eludes many of us. In this interactive session, we will expolre the timeless wisdom of the great religious trasitions as well as recent research for the insights, practices and self-understanding that promote happiness.

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

Thu, June 6, 11:00 AM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Hebrew Storytime with Rabbi Ariann (Ages 3 and up)

Education

Add to My Calendar 06/06/2019 11:00am 06/06/2019 12:00pm America/New_York Hebrew Storytime with Rabbi Ariann (Ages 3 and up)

Registration Required
3rd floor

Enjoy a bilingual storytime in Hebrew and English and 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.

50 South Fullerton Ave. Montclair, NJ 07042
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Thu, June 6, 6:00 PM

Studio 355, Livingston

CBD, Hemp and Cannabis Culture Health & Wellness ...

Education Food & Drink Health & Wellness Law & Justice

Add to My Calendar 06/06/2019 6:00pm 06/06/2019 10:00pm America/New_York CBD, Hemp and Cannabis Culture Health & Wellness Pop-Up Event

The best way to describe the Canna Pop-Up event is one part social event, one part education, one part foodie, one part art exhibit, and ALL parts for anyone with an open mind. Pop-up experiences last for only a brief period of time. They are transitory and as a result, exciting and compelling.

The Canna Pop-Up experience will elevate your senses to a higher level. We bring people together to ...

355 Eisenhower Parkway Livingston, NJ 07039
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Fri, June 7, 10:00 AM

Morristown City Hall, Morristown

Morristown Wear Orange Day: June 7, 2019

Education Health & Wellness Law & Justice Police & Fire

Add to My Calendar 06/07/2019 10:00am 06/07/2019 11:30am America/New_York Morristown Wear Orange Day: June 7, 2019

Morristown Wear Orange Day: June 7, 2019

Wear Orange Day, or Gun Violence Awareness Day, will be held on June 7th in Morristown, NJ. Please join Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, as we turn South Street orange, in honor of the 100 lives cut short by gun violence every day.

Wear Orange was started after Hadiya Pendleton, a 15-year old girl from Chicago, who was shot and killed.

200 South St. Morristown, NJ 07960
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Sat, June 8, 10:00 AM

Franklin Reform Church , Nutley

CMK Dementia Support Group

Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 06/08/2019 10:00am 06/08/2019 12:00pm America/New_York CMK Dementia Support Group

Offering support for families and caregivers
The Peer lead Group meets the second Saturday of the month at 10:00AM
We offer an opportunity to come together and share thoughts, information and provide emotional support
Questions or comments
Email – mkohnen1079@gamil.com
Text – 201-303-3462
We hope all who can will come and join us
All are welcome to share posts to this ...

45 Hillside Crescent, Nutley, NJ 07110
Myasthenia Gravis Walk

Sun, June 9, 9:00 AM

Brookdale Park, Bloomfield

Myasthenia Gravis Walk

Giving Back Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 06/09/2019 9:00am 06/09/2019 1:00pm America/New_York Myasthenia Gravis Walk

473 Watchung Ave Bloomfield, NJ 07003
Animal Dads: Children’s Author Ami Dobelle (Ages 3-8)

Sat, June 15, 12:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Animal Dads: Children’s Author Ami Dobelle (Ages ...

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 06/15/2019 12:00pm 06/15/2019 1:00pm America/New_York Animal Dads: Children’s Author Ami Dobelle (Ages 3-8)

3rd floor

No registration required

Author-illustrator Ami Dobelle reads her book “Animal Dads.” Learn about the "real animal dads" that inspired the book and play a fun game. Meet live Madagascar hissing cockroaches! Books will be available for purchase with free stickers and giveaways for children. For more information visit: amidobelle.com.

50 South Fullerton Ave. Montclair, NJ 07042
Animal Dads: Children’s Author Ami Dobelle (Ages 3-8)

Sat, June 15, 12:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Animal Dads: Children’s Author Ami Dobelle (Ages ...

Education

Add to My Calendar 06/15/2019 12:00pm 06/15/2019 1:00pm America/New_York Animal Dads: Children’s Author Ami Dobelle (Ages 3-8)

3rd floor

No registration required

Author-illustrator Ami Dobelle reads her book “Animal Dads.” Learn about the "real animal dads" that inspired the book and play a fun game. Meet live Madagascar hissing cockroaches! Books will be available for purchase with free stickers and giveaways for children. For more information visit: amidobelle.com.

50 South Fullerton Ave Montclair, NJ 07042
A Celebration of Peruvian Culture (All ages welcome)

Wed, June 19, 3:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

A Celebration of Peruvian Culture (All ages ...

Arts & Entertainment Education Food & Drink Other Travel

Add to My Calendar 06/19/2019 3:00pm 06/19/2019 9:00pm America/New_York A Celebration of Peruvian Culture (All ages welcome)

Peruvian-Inspired Crafts from Creativity Cafe

3 p.m., 1st floor Cafe

Storytime, Music and Dance with Rosa Carhuallanqui and PeruIncafolk

4:30 p.m., Auditorium

Music and Dance on the Plaza from Lula Valdivia and the Peruvian Extravaganza

7 p.m., Outdoor Plaza

No registration required

Celebrate Peruvian culture with an afternoon of traditional storytelling, dance and music by ...

50 South Fullerton Ave. Montclair, NJ 07042
North Star Songs: Codes and Symbols of the Underground Railroad (Ages 6-11)

Thu, June 20, 4:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

North Star Songs: Codes and Symbols of the ...

Education

Add to My Calendar 06/20/2019 4:00pm 06/20/2019 5:00pm America/New_York North Star Songs: Codes and Symbols of the Underground Railroad (Ages 6-11)

3rd floor
Registration Required

Enjoy readings of “Freedom River” by Doreen Rappaport (Coretta Scott King Honor for illustration), “Follow the Drinking Gourd” by Jeanette Winter, and other books about the underground railroad. Learn about the symbols and meanings hidden in music and folk art used by the heroic “conductors” of the railroad.

We'll ...

50 South Fullerton Ave. Montclair, NJ 07042
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Fri, June 21, 6:45 PM

Wilshire Grand Hotel , West Orange

AAngelsNJ 8th Annual scholarship and community ...

Education Food & Drink Giving Back Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 06/21/2019 6:45pm 06/22/2019 12:00am America/New_York AAngelsNJ 8th Annual scholarship and community honors Pink Gala "PinkTastic"

Montclair Councilwoman Dr. Renee Baskerville, Plastic Surgeon Dr. Ross Cooperman, West Side High School Principal Akbar Cook among several to be honored at the AAngelsNJ 8th Annual scholarship and community honors Pink Gala "PinkTastic, A Love Affair with Life" on June 21, 2019 at 6:45 pm at the Wilshire Grand Hotel, West Orange, N.J.

AAngelsNJ mission is to serve and provide ...

350 Pleasant Valley Way West Orange, NJ 07052

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What's Open And Closed On July 4?

July 2, 2019

NEW JERSEY - Independence Day is on a Thursday this year and July 4 is a federal holiday, meaning all banks, government offices, the stock exchange and the United States Postal Service are closed. The Jersey Shore is of course open and hopeful for a lot of visitors for the Fourth of July, but the neighborhood garbage won't be picked up.

Day camps get the day off as do schools that are open ...

Semper Fi Fund Benefit October 11 in Wayne to Help Injured Armed Forces Members

WAYNE, NJ – Semper Fi Fund is one of America's highest rated charities and dedicated to providing urgently needed resources and support for combat wounded, critically ill and catastrophically injured members of the U.S. Armed Forces and their families.

To assist in their efforts, IWF roars into town with a family-friendly Pro Wrestling Live Event on Friday, October 11, 2019, 7:30 pm ...

‘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 ...

Strong Fishing on Long Beach Island: LBI Fishing Update by Jim Hutchinson Sr.

July 15, 2019

LONG BEACH ISLAND REGION - Summer is here with hot weather and a great variety of fish to be found in the bay and ocean waters.

To sum up the folks at Fisherman’s Headquarters, “Mid-summer on LBI is crazy, especially this year.” Their analysis of the overall fishing picture is that fishing is good right now. They are taking note that the bay is filled with peanut bunker ...

11 Things I Wish Everyone Knew About Families with Severe Food Allergies

July 15, 2019

Cheryl Marks Young is a New Jersey food allergy awareness advocate and the creator and chief curator for The Allergy Ninja. Read more about her at the end of this article.

We all know that family with the “allergy kid.” You know, the ones that always bring their own food to parties and create a safe space between their kids and the party food. We are that family, and we have two ...

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

July 12, 2019

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 ...

Let Us Not Forget on This Fourth

Dear Editor,

As we pause to celebrate this Fourth of July as our independence of our country from England, I hope that we also respect those that helped to cause it to come about: The brave men who risked their lives to fight for and to create the great democracy we enjoy today. Men like Thomas Jefferson, George Washington, Benjamin Franklin and many more.

These men - and men like ...

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 16, 2019

STATEWIDE - Move along, Baby Boomers. That's the message of Generation X, as Rutgers researchers report that the Boomers are finally relinquishing the reigns of power in New Jersey and are now focused on retirement. RU Economist James Hughes is calling it "the greatest age structure transformation in population history," as the Boomers are leaving a significant void on the ...

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, ...

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 ...

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

July 15, 2019

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 ...

Have a sunnier tax season with these summertime IRS tax tips

Buying a home? Working a summer job? Volunteering? Activities that are common in the summer often qualify for tax credits or deductions. And, while summertime and part-time workers may not earn enough to owe federal income tax, they should remember to file a return to get a refund for taxes withheld early next year.

Here are some summertime tax tips from the IRS that can help taxpayers during ...

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 ...