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Wed, May 29, 7:00 PM

Adult School Dept of Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Mysteries of Igor Stravinsky's The Firebird

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 05/29/2019 7:00pm 05/29/2019 8:30pm America/New_York Mysteries of Igor Stravinsky's The Firebird

Join Maestro George Marriner Maull, three time Emmy-nominated Artistic Director of The Discovery Orchestra, as he explores Igor Stravinsky's Firebird Suite, the very accessible and listenable score drawn from Stravinsky's first big ballet commission from Sergei Diaghilev and his Ballets Russe, The Firebird (1910).

50 South Fullerton Ave Montclair, NJ 07042
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Thu, May 30, 10:30 AM

Adult School Dept of Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Four Greek Gods: Demeter, Apollo, Hermes and ...

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Add to My Calendar 05/30/2019 10:30am 05/30/2019 12:00pm America/New_York Four Greek Gods: Demeter, Apollo, Hermes and Aphrodite

These less famous cousin texts to Homeric epic reveal many interesting facets of the gods praised: we will read how Aphrodite fell in love herself, seduced a mortal lover, and got embarrassingly pregnant; how the baby Hermes invented the musical lyre and stole his brother Apollo's cattle during his first day of life; how Demeter searched for her lost daughter and along the way founded an ...

50 South Fullerton Ave Montclair, NJ 07042
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Thu, May 30, 5:00 PM

Ghost Hawk Brewing Company, Clifton

Beer & Cheese Pairing: Clifton Little League ...

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Add to My Calendar 05/30/2019 5:00pm 05/30/2019 9:00pm America/New_York Beer & Cheese Pairing: Clifton Little League Fundraiser

We are deeply saddened to hear that there was a break-in at the Clifton National Little League Field. Ghost Hawk Brewing Company and Cabot Creamery will be hosting a family-friendly Beer & Cheese pairing. The cheese is free and donated by Cabot and proceeds from beer sales that day will be donated to the Little League. Please come down to support the League.

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321 River Road #6 Clifton, NJ 07014
A Message from the Bronx:  The Origins of Hip-Hop

Thu, May 30, 7:00 PM

Adult School Dept of Montclair Public Library, Montclair

A Message from the Bronx: The Origins of Hip-Hop

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Add to My Calendar 05/30/2019 7:00pm 05/30/2019 9:00pm America/New_York A Message from the Bronx: The Origins of Hip-Hop

This class will take a look into the multi-directional beginnings of New York City’s hip-hop culture in the 1970/80s. It will focus on how music, art, technology, community, and social awareness were all integral components to it’s early success. The lecture will include listening examples and analysis, but requires no prior musical training.

50 South Fullerton Ave Montclair, NJ 07042
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
Celebrating Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Sat, June 1, 12:00 PM

The Woodland, Maplewood

Celebrating Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month

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Add to My Calendar 06/01/2019 12:00pm 06/01/2019 5:00pm America/New_York Celebrating Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Join us in celebrating the Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month at HAPI Fest NJ 2019. A free, family-friendly community celebration, HAPI Fest NJ will feature food, music, dance, interactive children’s workshops and activities.

SOMA Cross-Cultural Works, the non-profit organization behind the highly successful cultural festivals, Diwali Fest NJ, Lunar Fest NJ and Hola Fest NJ, is ...

60 Woodland Road, Maplewood, NJ Maplewood, NJ 07040
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Sun, June 2, 3:00 PM

Bloomfield Federation of Music, Bloomfield

Bloomfield Symphony Orchestra in Concert

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Add to My Calendar 06/02/2019 3:00pm 06/02/2019 5:00pm America/New_York Bloomfield Symphony Orchestra in Concert

The Bloomfield Symphony Orchestra, Israel Herman, conductor, will conclude its 87th Season on Sunday, June 2 at 3 PM in Bloomfield High School. The High School is located at 160 Broad Street. The orchestra will perform Edvard Grieg Three Pieces from the Incidental Music to Sigurd Jorsalfar, Op. 56, Robert Schumann Overture, Scherzo and Finale, Op. 52, and Felix Mendelssohn Symphony No. 5 in D ...

Bloomfield Middle School, 60 Huck Road, Bloomfield Bloomfield , NJ 07003
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Sun, June 2, 4:00 PM

Basking Ridge

The Importance of Being Earnest

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Add to My Calendar 06/02/2019 4:00pm 06/02/2019 6:30pm America/New_York The Importance of Being Earnest

The Lord Stirling Theater Company will perform “The Importance of Being Earnest” in the English Barn Theater at the Farmstead Arts Center, 450 King George Road, Basking Ridge, NJ. “The Importance of Being Earnest” will open on Friday, May 31, at 7:30PM, with additional performances on June 1 at 7:30PM, June 2 at 4:00PM, June 7 and 8 at 7:30PM, and June 9 at 4:00PM. Tickets ...

450 King George Road Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
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Mon, June 3, 7:00 PM

Adult School Dept of Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Edouard Manet: Pioneer of the Modern

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Add to My Calendar 06/03/2019 7:00pm 06/03/2019 9:00pm America/New_York Edouard Manet: Pioneer of the Modern

Classically trained, Édouard Manet saw himself in the tradition of the Great Masters, but he was a hero to the young rebels soon to be known as the Impressionists because he translated academic art into a wholly modern aesthetic. In his work, he portrayed contemporary life candidly and never blinked at reality or compromised his highly original vision. Shocking the art world of the 19th ...

50 South Fullerton Ave Montclair, NJ 07042
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Tue, June 4, 10:30 AM

Adult School Dept of Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Four Greek Gods: Demeter, Apollo, Hermes and ...

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Add to My Calendar 06/04/2019 10:30am 06/04/2019 10:30pm America/New_York Four Greek Gods: Demeter, Apollo, Hermes and Aphrodite

These less famous cousin texts to Homeric epic reveal many interesting facets of the gods praised: we will read how Aphrodite fell in love herself, seduced a mortal lover, and got embarrassingly pregnant; how the baby Hermes invented the musical lyre and stole his brother Apollo's cattle during his first day of life; how Demeter searched for her lost daughter and along the way founded an ...

50 South Fullerton Ave Montclair, NJ 07042

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Heat Warning for Bloomfield; Here’s How You Can Beat it

July 19, 2019

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — It’s getting hot outside so don’t do anything too strenuous.

The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning in effect from noon Friday until 8 p.m. Sunday. Heat index values, or how hot it feels with humidity taken into account, is anticipated to reach between 105 degrees and 110 degrees Friday and 115 degrees Saturday and Sunday, the ...

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

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 ...

‘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 ...

50 Years Later, Apollo 11 Remains Our Greatest Achievement

The 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11 commemorates the single greatest achievement in the history of mankind.

In our world of rankings, I don’t think anyone can argue the point.

A man walked on the moon.

A member of species earthbound for thousands upon thousands of years, left footprints on that mysterious silver globe in the sky that inspired wonder and fear since man’s ...

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 ...

'Newark Is What Keeps Me Up At Night,' Says Pediatrician Who Exposed Lead Levels in Flint

July 18, 2019

NEWARK, NJ - For Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha -- the pediatrician who exposed lead levels in Flint, Mich. -- Newark’s lead crisis is one of her major concerns.  

“Newark is what keeps me up at night right now,” Hanna-Attisha said during a community meeting in the Ironbound. “I don't know how this is not a front-page story on every single newspaper. When you look ...

Anthony Carrino, former Newark councilman, dies

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 ...

Pascrell Calls for Impeachment Inquiry of Donald Trump

July 18, 2019

WASHINGTON, DC – Longtime Congressman Bill Pascrell (D-NJ-09), referred to regularly as New Jersey’s number one fighter in Washington, and a frequent critic of Donald Trump, made his voice heard on Thursday in calling for an impeachment inquiry to be opened on the sitting president “for his repeated assaults on the United States Constitution.”

Saying that the ...

Off Duty Newark Cop Kills Wife in Jefferson

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 ...

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 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, ...

Essex County Freeholders Honor Students on Being Named Eagle Scouts with Bloomfield Boy Scout Troop

July 19, 2019

(Newark, NJ) – During a special presentation held at the Hall of Records on Wednesday July 10, 2019, District 5 Freeholder Carlos Pomares, along with Freeholder President Brendan Gill, honored Evan Harzer and Peter Gerard Haverick for achieving the distinction of Eagle Scout from Boy Scout Troop 22 of Bloomfield.

Freeholder Pomares sponsored and presented both honorees with the ...

District Administration Magazine Names Verona Public Schools Top 34 'Districts of Distinction' in Nation

"When schools recognize that emotions drive much of how and what we learn, students and educators flourish.” 

Marc A. Brackett, Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence
 

TRUMBULL, Conn.—(July 15, 2019)—In its July/August edition, District Administration magazine honors 34 school districts as “Districts of Distinction” across the nation.

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

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 ...

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 ...