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Fri, March 22, 6:30 PM

The Grove, Cedar Grove

HOPE STARTS HERE: The 2019 Komen North Jersey ...

Giving Back Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 03/22/2019 6:30pm 03/22/2019 11:30pm America/New_York HOPE STARTS HERE: The 2019 Komen North Jersey Pink Tie Party

Susan G. Komen North Jersey’s signature Pink Tie Party is a not-to-be-missed annual event that is the perfect mix of fun and philanthropy. The event raises funds to fight breast cancer right here in North Jersey communities and help get Komen closer to its goal of reducing the number of breast cancer deaths in the U.S. by half by 2026. The evening will pay tribute to Dun & Bradstreet ...

691 Pompton Avenue Cedar Grove, NJ 07009
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Sat, March 23

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Succeed2gether's Montclair Literary Festival: ...

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 03/23/2019 12:00am 03/24/2019 12:00am America/New_York Succeed2gether's Montclair Literary Festival: Children's Events

A full day of FREE children's/YA storytelling and activities at the Montclair Public Library, as part of Succeed2gether's Montclair Literary Festival 2019. Children's authors include Artie Bennett, Julia Sarcone-Roach, Eva Chen, Dan Yaccarino and Christopher de Vinck. YA authors include George O'Connor, Marc Aronson, Gayle Forman, Gae Polisner, Mark Oshiro, e.E. Charlton-Trujillo ...

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Sat, March 23, 5:15 PM

First Congregational Church, Montclair

Book Talk: Nathan Englander, kaddish.com

Arts & Entertainment Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 03/23/2019 5:15pm 03/23/2019 6:15pm America/New_York Book Talk: Nathan Englander, kaddish.com

In Nathan Englander’s latest novel, when Larry’s father dies, he turns to the website kaddish.com for help reciting the Jewish prayer for the dead. The celebrated Pulitzer finalist and prize-winning author of Dinner at the Center of the Earth, What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank etc. talks with novelist Julie Orringer (The Flight Portfolio) about his satirical tale of ...

40 South Fullerton Ave Montclair, NJ 07042
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Sat, March 23, 6:00 PM

Nutley Parks and Recreation Building, Nutley

Nutley Rotary Annual Beefsteak and Tricky Tray

Food & Drink Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 03/23/2019 6:00pm 03/23/2019 9:00pm America/New_York Nutley Rotary Annual Beefsteak and Tricky Tray

Our 35 Annual Nutley Rotary Beefsteak and Tricky Tray helps us fulfill our mission of helping the community!

The funds raised are used to support many Nutley residents and activities. Dictionaries are provided to all third-grade students in our town. Nutley Rotary sponsors several youth sports teams. We are in the 61st year of hosting a dinner to welcome new teachers to the Nutley School ...

44 Park Avenue Nutley, NJ 07110
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Sat, March 23, 6:30 PM

First Congregational Church, Montclair

Book Talk: An Evening with Joyce Carol Oates

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 03/23/2019 6:30pm 03/23/2019 7:30pm America/New_York Book Talk: An Evening with Joyce Carol Oates

Succeed2gether's Montclair Literary Festival is excited to welcome the universally acclaimed New Jersey novelist Joyce Carol Oates to Montclair for a conversation with artist and author Jonathan Santlofer about her latest work, including the dystopian tale of resistance, Hazards of Time Travel. The two writers will also discuss their respective memoirs of love, loss, and self-discovery: A ...

40 South Fullerton Ave Montclair, NJ 07042
Frida Kahlo:  Dreams, Demons and Devotion

Tue, March 26, 7:00 PM

Adult School Dept of Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Frida Kahlo: Dreams, Demons and Devotion

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Add to My Calendar 03/26/2019 7:00pm 03/26/2019 9:00pm America/New_York Frida Kahlo: Dreams, Demons and Devotion

Frida Kahlo’s paintings illustrate the anguish and passion of a fascinating and complicated life. The astonishing works of this Mexican and feminist icon will be looked at through the lens of her ethnicity, disabilities, and political activism.

50 South Fullerton Ave Montclair, NJ 07042
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Wed, March 27, 7:00 PM

Adult School Dept of Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Hidden Architectural Treasures of Passaic County

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Add to My Calendar 03/27/2019 7:00pm 03/27/2019 8:30pm America/New_York Hidden Architectural Treasures of Passaic County

Join Passaic County Architect, Andrew Thompson for a look at some of the historical treasures of Passaic County. He'll cover the restoration and re-use of 63 Hamilton Courthouse Annex, the Dey Mansion (Washington's HQ) and The Vanderhoef House, a Dutch Flemish farmhouse in Clifton NJ

50 South Fullerton Ave Montclair, NJ 07042

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July 17 Bloomfield Cruisers Event Canceled Due to Forecast

July 17, 2019

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. 

 

What's Open And Closed On July 4?

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 ...

‘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, ...

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 ...