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Sat, April 27, 10:00 AM

Mountsier-Hardie Garden , Nutley

Garden Conservancy Open Days Garden Tour - Nutley

Green Home & Garden

Add to My Calendar 04/27/2019 10:00am 04/27/2019 4:00pm America/New_York Garden Conservancy Open Days Garden Tour - Nutley

Visit the Mountsier Garden in Nutley, open for self-guided tours to benefit the Garden Conservancy, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

No reservations required; rain or shine.

It is the best time to see the strong bones of the garden, plenty of garden art and sculpture, and the bright colors of thousands of spring bulbs illuminating it!

Admission is $10 per person; children 12 and under free.

For More ...

205 Rutgers Place Nutley, NJ 07110
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Sat, April 27, 12:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Mariana Iranzi: Children’s Music Concert in ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 04/27/2019 12:00pm 04/27/2019 1:00pm America/New_York Mariana Iranzi: Children’s Music Concert in Spanish (Ages 3-10)

Auditorium

Mariana Iranzi returns to Montclair Public Library with a bilingual show for the whole family. Enjoy toe-tapping original children’s music that will make everyone sing, move and play. Shakers, scarves, puppets and a giant parachute are all part of the fun to be had in this musical adventure. Mariana Iranzi is a composer, educator, and performer who educated from Berklee ...

55 South Fullerton Ave. Montclair, NJ 07042
Mariana Iranzi: Children’s Music Concert in Spanish (Ages 3-10)

Sat, April 27, 12:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Mariana Iranzi: Children’s Music Concert in ...

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 04/27/2019 12:00pm 04/27/2019 1:00pm America/New_York Mariana Iranzi: Children’s Music Concert in Spanish (Ages 3-10)

Auditorium

Mariana Iranzi returns to Montclair Public Library with a bilingual show for the whole family. Enjoy toe-tapping original children’s music that will make everyone sing, move and play. Shakers, scarves, puppets and a giant parachute are all part of the fun to be had in this musical adventure. Mariana Iranzi is a composer, educator, and performer who educated from Berklee ...

50 South Fullerton Ave. Montclair, NJ 07042
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Sat, April 27, 8:00 PM

Church of the Immaculate Conception, Montclair

Oratorio Society of New Jersey Spring Concert

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 04/27/2019 8:00pm 04/27/2019 10:00pm America/New_York Oratorio Society of New Jersey Spring Concert

Join the Oratorio Society of New Jersey in its presentation of Karl Jenkins' "Stabat Mater", a concert with full orchestra led by conductor Sandor Szabo.

30 No. Fullerton Ave. Montclair, NJ 07042
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Sun, April 28, 12:00 PM

Montclair

Volunteer/"Advocat" Workshop with CPAW NJ

Education Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 04/28/2019 12:00pm 04/28/2019 3:00pm America/New_York Volunteer/"Advocat" Workshop with CPAW NJ

CPAW NJ is hosting a volunteer/"advocat" workshop where you will learn how to use your skills to help outdoor cats in your community. The event will take place at Mundo Vegan in Montclair.

20 Church St. Montclair, NJ 07042
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Sun, April 28, 1:00 PM

Paterson Museum, Paterson

Silk City Arts Meet & Greet

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 04/28/2019 1:00pm 04/28/2019 4:00pm America/New_York Silk City Arts Meet & Greet

Meet & Greet is our Silk City Arts monthly event where we showcase artwork,network with artists and art enthusiasts, and present our art initiatives!

Join us on Sunday, April 28th from 1-4 pm.

We will be presenting our annual partnership with The Wheelchair Sports Federation to spread awareness of adaptive sports and support the Arts!

A special thank you to Paterson Museum, Silk City ...

2 Market Street Paterson, NJ 07501
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Sun, April 28, 3:00 PM

Montclair Women's Club, Montclair

Fefu And Her Friends performed by Montclair State ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 04/28/2019 3:00pm 04/28/2019 5:00pm America/New_York Fefu And Her Friends performed by Montclair State University Students

As a culmination of their "Site Specific Theater Class," Montclair State University Students will be performing Fefu and Her Friends, with the unique spaces and history of our historic club informing their production of this play by María Irene Fournés. The play follows a group of women planning a charity event in the 1930's, exploring their lives, relationships and ...

82 Union Street Montclair, NJ 07042
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Sun, April 28, 5:00 PM

Brookdale Pet Center, Bloomfield

Learn to Speak Cat: Cat Behavior 101

Education

Add to My Calendar 04/28/2019 5:00pm 04/28/2019 7:00pm America/New_York Learn to Speak Cat: Cat Behavior 101

Learn how cats communicate through body language and behavior. This class is being taught by Karen Shinevar, who is the President of Montclair-based nonprofit, CPAW NJ.

Please pre-register at reg.bpc@gmail.com, space limited

Communities Promoting Animal Welfare NJ (CPAW NJ) is dedicated to keeping cats out of shelters by controlling the outdoor cat population and preventing surrenders.

1054 Broad Street Bloomfield, NJ 07003
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Mon, April 29, 10:30 AM

North Jersey Country Club, Wayne

Backpacks For Life 4th Annual Golf Outing

Food & Drink Giving Back Sports

Add to My Calendar 04/29/2019 10:30am 04/29/2019 10:00pm America/New_York Backpacks For Life 4th Annual Golf Outing

OUR 4TH ANNUAL BACKPACKS FOR LIFE GOLF OUTING WILL BE HELD ON MONDAY, APRIL 29TH, 2019 AT NORTH JERSEY COUNTRY CLUB IN WAYNE, NJ.

Join us for a unique golf experience while supporting our veterans in need! There are various opportunities to get involved and support this event.

REGISTER HERE:

https://www.backpacksforlife.org/bfl-events/golfouting2019

594 Hamburg Turnpike Wayne, NJ 07470
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Tue, April 30, 7:00 AM

Acme Markets Parking Lot, Montclair

Montclair Community Spay Day

Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 04/30/2019 7:00am 04/30/2019 3:00pm America/New_York Montclair Community Spay Day

Back by popular demand, CPAW NJ is again 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
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Tue, April 30, 7:00 PM

Adult School Dept of Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Antarctic Ice and Climate Change

Green

Add to My Calendar 04/30/2019 7:00pm 04/30/2019 8:30pm America/New_York Antarctic Ice and Climate Change

A science lecture on polar ice sheets, climate and sea level changes. Prior to the lecture, Dr. Passchier will be on a research ship as part of her participation in Antarctic Expedition 379 with the International Ocean Discovery Program (January - March 2019). She will share a summary of findings from the expedition.

50 South Fullerton Ave Montclair, NJ 07042
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Tue, April 30, 7:30 PM

Livingston Public Library, Livingston

Websites Made Easy

Business & Finance

Add to My Calendar 04/30/2019 7:30pm 04/30/2019 8:30pm America/New_York Websites Made Easy

Learn how to build a website for your business, side hustle, band and more. Ben Friedman, Director of Accounts at Village Marketing Co., a web design company in Bergen County NJ will give you the tips and tricks you need to keep your costs down, build a website that requires little maintenance and even how to design a website without learning any code. This seminar will answer common questions ...

10 Robert Harp Dr. Livingston, NJ 07039
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Wed, May 1, 6:00 PM

Forest Glen School, Bloomfield

Wednesday Night Vendor Fair and Gift Market

Education Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 05/01/2019 6:00pm 05/01/2019 8:00pm America/New_York Wednesday Night Vendor Fair and Gift Market

Come support Early Childhood Center at Forest Glen preschool HSA while shopping from numerous vendors. You can get your mother's day and teacher appreciation gifts done all in one night.

This event is FREE to families and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC, so please encourage your friends to join us!

280 Davey Street Bloomfield, NJ 07003
Homeschooling Open House (All ages)

Thu, May 2, 11:00 AM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair, NJ

Homeschooling Open House (All ages)

Education

Add to My Calendar 05/02/2019 11:00am 05/02/2019 1:00pm America/New_York Homeschooling Open House (All ages)

Auditorium
No registration required
Join the monthly gathering of families that homeschool and make new friends. Youth services librarian Enola Romano displays our collection of parenting books about homeschooling. Bring your favorite board game to share! For more information email Enola Romano at enola.romano@montclair.bccls.org.

50 South Fullerton Ave. Montclair, NJ , NJ 07042
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Thu, May 2, 6:30 PM

Unitarian Universalist Church, Montclair

Petit Fours Elegance

Food & Drink

Add to My Calendar 05/02/2019 6:30pm 05/02/2019 9:00pm America/New_York Petit Fours Elegance

This class is an introduction to the fine art of making petits fours. You will learn how to make a frangipane cake and prepare it for glazing. You will also learn proper glazing and decorating techniques in order to help you make awe inspiring confections suitable for any occasion.

67 Church St Montclair, NJ 07042
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Thu, May 2, 7:00 PM

Studio 355, Livingston

CBD and Cannabis as Medicine for Health & ...

Education Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 05/02/2019 7:00pm 05/02/2019 11:00pm America/New_York CBD and Cannabis as Medicine for Health & Wellness - Educational Event

With Adult Use legalization of marijuana coming to New Jersey, more and more people are seeking reliable information on cannabis-related health products and how to use them properly and effectively to treat themselves and their families.

It’s controversial. It’s confusing. It’s cannabis.

Cannabis has a rich history that spans back to the oldest civilizations.

355 Eisenhower Parkway Livingston, NJ 07039
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Fri, May 3, 4:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Family Movie: Brave (Ages 6-12)

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 05/03/2019 4:00pm 05/03/2019 5:30pm America/New_York Family Movie: Brave (Ages 6-12)

3rd floor
Princess Merida uses her bravery and archery skills to battle a curse and restore peace to the Scottish Highlands after she makes a wish that puts her entire kingdom in jeopardy. Starring the voices of Kelly MacDonald, Emma Thompson and Billy Connolly. Rated PG.

50 South Fullerton Ave. Montclair, NJ 07042
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Fri, May 3, 8:00 PM

Burgdorff Center for the Performing Arts, Maplewood

Maplewood Strollers Presents "Fiddler on the Roof"

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 05/03/2019 8:00pm 05/03/2019 10:30pm America/New_York Maplewood Strollers Presents "Fiddler on the Roof"

The Strollers community theater presents the classic musical Fiddler on the Roof, with music by Jerry Bock, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, and book by Joseph Stein. A true musical theater classic, Fiddler on the Roof transports the audience to the little village of Anatevka in Czarist Russia, where poor dairyman Tevye, his wife Golda, their daughters, and a colorful community of characters struggle ...

10 Durand Road Maplewood, NJ 07040
Stroke Day

Sat, May 4, 9:00 AM

Mountainside Medical Center, Montclair

Stroke Day

Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 05/04/2019 9:00am 05/04/2019 11:00am America/New_York Stroke Day

Stroke is the leading cause of preventable death in the United States, but a lack of awareness and resources can hinder efforts to change that. Join our Stroke Care team as they address the essentials for Stroke Health.

Topics and Presenters:

Stroke: Every Second Counts- Presented by Melissa Santoro, RN, Stroke Coordinator
Time is Brain- Presented by Nutley EMS and Dr. Arthur Calise, ...

1 Bay Avenue Montclair, NJ 07042
Plant and Vendor Event

Sat, May 4, 10:00 AM

Grace Church, Nutley

Plant and Vendor Event

Home & Garden

Add to My Calendar 05/04/2019 10:00am 05/04/2019 3:00pm America/New_York Plant and Vendor Event

Indoor & Outdoor Plants

of all kinds

as well as muliple vendors

Grace Church Nutley

200 Highfield Lane

Nutley

Please note plant sales will not commence prior to advertised start time.

200 Highfield Lane Nutley, NJ 07110

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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 ...