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Hasbrouck Heights Mothers of Preschoolers {MOPS} Event

Thu, January 24, 7:00 PM

Hosted by Bible Baptist Church, Hasbrouck Heights

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Add to My Calendar 01/24/2019 7:00pm 01/24/2019 9:00pm America/New_York Hasbrouck Heights Mothers of Preschoolers {MOPS} Event

MOPS is for YOU! Whether you are a working, stay-at-home, single or married mom, resolve to get to MOPS this month!! Hasbrouck Hts MOPS invites moms of kids ages 0-6 from any town to join us at our next event. Please RSVP by 1/22 so we have enough yummy snacks for you. Free MOPS Kids childcare provided by RSVP only. Monthly morning get together and outings too.

31 Passaic Avenue Hasbrouck Heights, NJ 07604
Preschool Balance Workshop: A Leap Into Science Endeavor

Fri, January 25, 4:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Preschool Balance Workshop: A Leap Into Science ...

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Add to My Calendar 01/25/2019 4:00pm 01/25/2019 5:00pm America/New_York Preschool Balance Workshop: A Leap Into Science Endeavor

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 with children’s books, for children and families to learn ...

50 South Fullerton Ave Montclair, NJ 07042
Preschool Balance Workshop: A Leap Into Science Endeavor

Fri, January 25, 4:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Preschool Balance Workshop: A Leap Into Science ...

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 01/25/2019 4:00pm 01/25/2019 5:00pm America/New_York Preschool Balance Workshop: A Leap Into Science Endeavor

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 with children’s books, for children and families to learn ...

50 South Fullerton Ave Montclair, NJ 07042
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Sat, January 26, 11:00 AM

NJPAC Center for Arts Education, Newark

Open House! Saturday & Summer Programs at NJPAC

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 01/26/2019 11:00am 01/26/2019 1:00pm America/New_York Open House! Saturday & Summer Programs at NJPAC

Join us for our Saturday and Summer Programs Registration Event!

During our Open House you can learn more about our Saturday and Summer performing arts programs and registration process. Prospective students will also have the opportunity to meet members of our faculty and participate in trial classes. Programs available for ages 10-18.

Spend the day with the NJPAC Center for Arts ...

24 Rector Street Newark, NJ 07102
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Tue, January 29, 7:00 PM

Adult School Dept of Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Jean-Michel Basquiat, and the "New Wave" Neo ...

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Add to My Calendar 01/29/2019 7:00pm 01/29/2019 9:00pm America/New_York Jean-Michel Basquiat, and the "New Wave" Neo Expressionism

New York City in the 1980s was a hotbed of creativity for a group of artists who embraced the energy of the streets as well as the media promotion and marketing that made many of them rock stars. Join us as we explore New York art in the early 1980s with lecturer Onnie Strother.

50 South Fullerton Ave Montclair, NJ 07042

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Red Cross Alert: Falling Blood Supplies Trigger Emergency Need for Donors

January 21, 2019

NEW JERSEY — The American Red Cross has issued an emergency call for blood and platelet donors to prevent a prolonged blood shortage.

The Red Cross collected some 27,000 fewer blood and platelet donations during the weeks of Christmas and New Year’s Day than is needed to sustain a sufficient blood supply. During this period, about 1,350 fewer blood drives were hosted ...

Bloomfield DPW Requests All Cars Be Removed from School and Township Lots

Now that the storm has passed, we ask anyone parked in a school or township parking lot to please move all vehicles by 12 noon on Monday Jan 21.

Any cars left in school or township parking lots will be ticketed and towed.

Garbage and Recycling pickups are on as scheduled for the week.

If you need to drive this evening, please use extreme caution as there is likely ice on the road with ...

Federal Employees at Newark Airport to Get a Helping Hand

January 22, 2019

NEWARK, NJ - The Community FoodBank of New Jersey will distribute food tomorrow to help federal employees at Newark Liberty International Airport amid the government the shutdown.

The organization will be at the airport tomorrow to give TSA, FAA, and Customs & Border Protection employees free fresh produce and boxes of nutritious, nonperishable food. A SNAP outreach coordinator ...

Ring Doorbell Helps Identify Alleged Package Thief in Newark

NEWARK, NJ - A North Ward resident has his Ring doorbell to thank for helping catch an alleged package thief, police said.

Gilfredo Santiago, 41, was arrested in connection with the Jan. 14 theft after police identified him through the homeowner’s Ring Home Security system, authorities said. Ring is a video doorbell that comes with a cellphone app which can alert a homeowner when motion ...

Priest with Ties to Rutgers Among Clergy Accused of Sex Abuse

January 17, 2019

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A Catholic priest who served at Rutgers University in the 1970s was on the list of 50 clergy members that a regional Jesuit organization this week say were credibly accused of child sex abuse.

On Tuesday, the Northeast Province of the Jesuits, which represents the Roman Catholic order of priests in parts of New Jersey, released a list that included Andrew ...

Man Arrested for Video Threat Against Paterson Police in Retaliation for Death of Jameek Lowery

PATERSON, NJ - A Paterson man faces charges for making terroristic threats against members of the Paterson Police Department. 

According to Police Director Jerry Speziale, Edward Lawrence Jones was apprehended at approximately 8:45 a.m. in the area of 92 Carroll Street in what he termed a “soft, professional arrest.” Two handguns were also recovered in the home.

In a short ...

Coast Guard Rescues Man Stranded on Icy Island in Frigid Navesink River

January 23, 2019

RUMSON, NJ — In biting winds and near-zero temperatures, U.S. Coast Guard crews Monday morning rescued a distressed individual stuck on a small island in the Navesink River.

At about 9:40 a.m. on January 21, watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Sandy Hook received notification from the Rumson Police Department that a 21-year-old man was stranded on the island — located west of ...

Belmar’s Beachscape Grows with New ‘Butterfly-Friendly’ Dune Planting at Fourth Avenue, Dune Grass along Ocean Avenue

BELMAR, NJ — Tucked along the east side of Belmar's boardwalk at Fourth Avenue is its newest “dune garden,” adding to the growing beachscape barrier designed to help protect the oceanfront from powerful storms.

Stretching from Fourth to Fifth Avenues, the 1,500-square foot area includes various types of dune grass, native and other suitable plants, and ...

Brooklyn Restaurateurs Bring New Flavors to South Orange

January 23, 2019

Two new restaurants recently opened near each other in South Orange, NJ, both with Brooklyn roots.

Owners of the upscale American The Fox & Falcon and Latin street food specialists Miti Miti were drawn to the area first for their families, seeking more space in the New Jersey suburbs than they could find in Brooklyn. It wasn’t long before their culinary roots came ...

Time For McConnell To End The Shutdown

January 22, 2019

Nobody, including Trump’s most ardent supporters, would really care if Trump ever built his stupid wall or not. His base supports him for reasons that are not necessarily policy concerns, but rather out of an irrational sycophantic allegiance to an individual whom they consider to be some anointed deity. So, who is really to blame for this reckless shutdown and why is it happening at ...

How MLK Makes Me Feel: From The Eyes of a Gen Z

“Faith is taking the first step, even when you don’t see the whole staircase,” “If you can’t fly, then run. If you can’t run, then walk. If you can’t walk, then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward,” and of course “I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by ...

Repetitive Strain Injury Can Be Further Prevented by Proper Stretching

As a musician, there is no greater feeling than losing yourself in your instrument. However, playing any instrument frequently can lead to developing a repetitive strain injury. This can cause pain and make it difficult to play the music you love.

When faced with a repetitive strain injury, treating it quickly and efficiently is the best way to help you return to playing without pain. It is ...

Bloomfield Bengals Athletic Update January 7, 2019

Winter Track competed at the Essex County Relays- girls medalists included; 4x200-5th, 4x400-3rd, 4x800-6th, Shot Put-6th. Boys placings; 4x400-3rd and Shot Put-4th.  

 

The Cheerleaders captured their second competition title of the year with a win at the Woodbridge Invitational.

 

Wrestling posted league wins over Belleville 42-21 and Montclair ...

How One Small Business Achieves Success by Empowering People with Disabilities

January 23, 2019

NEW JERSEY -- The founders of John’s Crazy Socks recently appeared on One-on-One with Steve Adubato to discuss their company and its incredible success. Founded in 2016, John’s Crazy Socks sells over 1900 varieties of socks, but is also driven by a social mission: to demonstrate to the world what people with disabilities can do.

John’s Crazy Socks was founded by the father ...

New Jersey Video Production Company Looks Back at Project Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

NEW JERSEY -- 2019 marks what would have been Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s 90th birthday, and this year, on the federal holiday that celebrates his legacy, East Main Media looks back on a very special project completed with Michele Adubato, CEO of The North Ward Center in Newark.

“The East Main Media team was honored to produce this video,” said CEO & Executive ...

The Jaffe Briefing - January 23, 2019

WHO'S ASKIN'? - Bada bing. Bada boom. "The Sopranos" are back. Casting has begun for a big screen prequel to the hit HBO series that brought Jersey-grown wiseguys into America's households. The late James Gandolfini's son, Michael, 19, is to play a younger version of mob boss "Tony Soprano," the role his dad made famous. Anybody who knows the plot behind ...

TAPinto Featured Franchisee: Ferlanda Nixon of TAPinto Denville

In less than 3 months, new owner/publisher of TAPinto Denville, Ferlanda Nixon, has nearly tripled the site's traffic and has made TAPinto Denville the go-to place to get original local news about the community. "Ferlanda is really rocking it in Denville. TAPinto Denville is experiencing incredible growth in such a short period of time since Ferlanda franchised TAPinto ...

Tony's Wife by Adriana Trigiani

Tony’s Wife by Adriana Trigiani (Harper and Collins, 2018)

When I was a teenager, dancing in my room to “Dancin’ Machine” by the Jackson Five or “Jungle Boogie” by Kool and the Gang, my father would, on occasion, poke his head into my room and query, “What are you listening to?” I knew that I was in for “the lecture,” how young people ...

Becoming by Michelle Obama

Becoming by Michelle Obama (Crown Publishers, 2018)

Becoming by former First Lady, Michelle Obama, is an autobiography that exudes the grace of a woman who exemplifies everything that a female can aspire to become in today’s world. Throughout the book, Obama follows the theme that she sets out in the early chapters; the theme of “becoming.”

The chapters are organized into ...

The Clean 20

The Clean 20: 20 Foods, 20 Days, Total Transformation  by Ian K. Smith, M.D. (St. Martin’s Press, 2018)

 

Dr. Ian K. Smith has written a delightful and easy to digest new book, The Clean 20: 20 Foods, 20 Days, Total Transformation. Unlike many diet books that are mired in technical language that become not only a bore but a chore to read, Smith’s writing style is not ...

Who Knew? 10,001 Household Solutions by Bruce and Jeanne Lubin

Who Knew? 10,001 Household Solutions by Bruce and Jeanne Lubin (Castle Point Books, 2018)

 

“What’s this book?” my friend, Linda, asked me picking up my new copy of Who Knew? 10,001 Household Solutions by husband and wife writing team,  Bruce and Jeanne Lubin.

Linda was paging through the volume already and commenting on how interesting and helpful the book ...

NJ Army National Guard Troop Deploys to East Africa to Fight Terror

January 23, 2019

Gottheimer Delivers Keynote Remarks on Critical Fight Against al-Shabaab, ISIS, homegrown lone-wolf terrorism

WESTFIELD, NJ -- Monday, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) delivered the keynote remarks at the deployment ceremony for the New Jersey Army National Guard’s 102nd Cavalry Regiment, C Troop, which is being deployed to the Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa ...

Strollers’ 2018–2019 Season Continues With New Family Favorite The Day the Rainbow Broke Up

The Strollers community theater continues its 87thseason with a new production of the family favorite, The Day the Rainbow Broke Up, by Casey Bell.The children’s show will be performed for two weekends in February at The Burgdorff Center for the Performing Arts in Maplewood, NJ.

First produced as a world premiere by the Strollers in 2017, the show was an instant crowd pleaser; ...

Mountainside Medical Group Adds Thoracic Surgeon Steven Herman, M.D.

Montclair, NJ, - Mountainside Medical Group announced today that Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center’s Chief of Thoracic Surgery Steven Herman, M.D., has joined the practice.

Dr. Steven Herman holds several academic positions in prestigious institutions.  He is an Associate Professor, Surgery at Hackensack Meridian Health School of Medicine at Seton Hall.  ...

Bariatric Surgery Changes Woman’s Life for the Better

Rachel Dolohan, a New Jersey music teacher, experienced a great life change whenever she decided to visit Dr. Karl Strom, bariatric surgeon with Mountainside Medical Center. Prior to this visit, she had an initial bariatric surgery that was not successful.

“When I first saw Dr. Strom, he discovered that my lap band had failed,” said Rachel. “He recommended that I have the ...

Obituaries

Mar 9, 1978 - Jul 13, 2018
Christopher J. Barra, Sr., lifelong resident of Bloomfield, passed away on July 13, 2018 at the age ...
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Jun 10, 1983 - Jun 17, 2018
Ryan M. Lucas, 35 Proud Marine Veteran and Nutley Firefighter Ryan M. Lucas, a lifelong ...
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How One Small Business Achieves Success by Empowering People with Disabilities

January 23, 2019

NEW JERSEY -- The founders of John’s Crazy Socks recently appeared on One-on-One with Steve Adubato to discuss their company and its incredible success. Founded in 2016, John’s Crazy Socks sells over 1900 varieties of socks, but is also driven by a social mission: to demonstrate to the world what people with disabilities can do.

John’s Crazy Socks was founded by the father ...