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Tue, September 24, 7:00 AM

Acme Markets, Montclair

Montclair Community Spay Day

Health & Wellness Other

Add to My Calendar 09/24/2019 7:00am 09/24/2019 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
Monet to Rothko:  From Impressionism to Abstract Expressionism

Tue, September 24, 7:00 PM

Adult School Dept of Montclair Public Library, Upper Montclair

Monet to Rothko: From Impressionism to Abstract ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 09/24/2019 7:00pm 09/24/2019 9:00pm America/New_York Monet to Rothko: From Impressionism to Abstract Expressionism

What do Monet, Matisse and Mark Rothko have in common? Our favorite Impressionist and Post-Impressionist artists formed a direct line to the Abstract Expressionist and Color Field paintings of fifty years later, skipping right over all that Surrealism stuff.

185 Bellevue Ave Upper Montclair, NJ 07043
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Tue, September 24, 7:30 PM

Alexander Kasser Theater, Montclair

Peak Performances presents Falling & Loving

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 09/24/2019 7:30pm 09/29/2019 3:00pm America/New_York Peak Performances presents Falling & Loving

Two titans of avant-garde performance—director Anne Bogart and choreographer Elizabeth Streb—join forces for the first time to take on works by Obie Award–winning rebel playwright Charles Mee in an original production co-produced by Peak Performances. In FALLING & LOVING six actors from SITI Company and six dancers from STREB Extreme Action storm the stage and launch into ...

1 Normal Avenue Montclair, NJ 07043
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Wed, September 25, 3:30 PM

Washington Park, Newark

Wreath Laying Ceremony for Puerto Rican Victims ...

Government

Add to My Calendar 09/25/2019 3:30pm 09/25/2019 4:30pm America/New_York Wreath Laying Ceremony for Puerto Rican Victims of Hurricane Marine

Honor the memory of Puerto Rican brothers and sisters who died as a result of Hurricane Maria.

Reception to follow, featuring Puerto Rican Artists at The Newark Public Library.
SPECIAL GUEST: THE HONORABLE GOVERNOR PHIL MURPHY

Hosted by:
New Jersey Puerto Rico Relief Commission, the Office of the Governor, New Jersey State Senate, New Jersey State Assembly, Newark City Council and The ...

33 Washington Street Newark, NJ 07102
Continental Currency: The Money that Financed the Revolutionary War

Wed, September 25, 7:30 PM

Cedar Grove Public Library, Cedar Grove

Continental Currency: The Money that Financed the ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 09/25/2019 7:30pm 09/25/2019 9:15pm America/New_York Continental Currency: The Money that Financed the Revolutionary War

Please join the Cedar Grove Historical Society at the Cedar Grove Public Library, 1 Municipal Court, Cedar Grove, on September 25, at 7:30 p.m., when Ray Williams will present a program about how our early government kept our army running by issuing paper money. England’s attempt to undermine our economy by flooding the market with counterfeit bills and how this affected the common citizen ...

1 Municipal Court, Cedar Grove, NJ> Cedar Grove, NJ 07009
French Composers

Thu, September 26, 10:30 AM

Adult School Dept of Montclair Public Library, Montclair

French Composers

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 09/26/2019 10:30am 09/26/2019 12:30pm America/New_York French Composers

From the Baroque and Rameau, to the romantics, including Berlioz, to the impressionists Debussy and Ravel-- tracing the contributions of the French in classical music, with biographies and many musical examples.

50 South Fullerton Ave Montclair, NJ 07042
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Thu, September 26, 11:30 AM

Mayfair Farms, West Orange

Komen North Jersey Pink Champagne Lunch & Fashion ...

Giving Back Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 09/26/2019 11:30am 09/26/2019 2:00pm America/New_York Komen North Jersey Pink Champagne Lunch & Fashion Show

Join Susan G. Komen North Jersey for an afternoon of celebrating breast cancer survivors, and networking with passionate business leaders and advocates in the fight against breast cancer. The afternoon includes lunch with pink champagne, silent auction, performance by HeART in Motion, and a fashion show featuring survivors modeling fashions by Worth New York.

The Pink Champagne Lunch & ...

481 Eagle Rock Avenue West Orange, NJ 07052
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Fri, September 27, 6:30 PM

Trayes Hall at Rutgers University, New Brunswick

Wisdom in Action: NJ Lecture series by eminent ...

Health & Wellness Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 09/27/2019 6:30pm 09/27/2019 8:00pm America/New_York Wisdom in Action: NJ Lecture series by eminent Indian Philosopher

Learn how ancient wisdom can help make your life stress free, productive and purposeful.

A free lecture series at Rutgers University in New Brunswick.

A fascinating lecture series on the theme of ancient wisdom and its role in everyday life is being held from September 27-29 in New Brunswick, NJ. Our speaker is the eminent philosopher from India Sunandaji, the ...

100 George Street New Brunswick, NJ 08901
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Sat, September 28, 8:00 AM

Montclair Farmer's Market, Montclair

Visit CPAW NJ's booth at the Montclair Farmer's ...

Education Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 09/28/2019 8:00am 09/28/2019 1:00pm America/New_York Visit CPAW NJ's booth at the Montclair Farmer's Market

Come stop by our booth at the Montclair Farmer's Market (Walnut St. train station parking lot) for fun cat inspired activities for kids and learn about how you can help outdoor cats in your community.

Communities Promoting Animal Welfare NJ (CPAW NJ) is a nonprofit organization based in Montclair dedicated to keeping cats out of shelters by controlling the outdoor cat population and ...

Walnut Street Train Station parking lot Montclair, NJ 07042
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Sat, September 28, 11:00 AM

Verona Civic Center Square, Verona

Verona Arts Chalk Fest 2019

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Add to My Calendar 09/28/2019 11:00am 09/28/2019 4:00pm America/New_York Verona Arts Chalk Fest 2019

In participation with the Township of Verona, we are very excited to offer Verona's first ever Chalk Fest! Join us as we beautify our town with creative and cool chalk designs, while enjoying live music and delicious offerings from a variety of food trucks. Free for all to attend, participants will be able to register for an affordable suggested donation and receive their own square to ...

600 Bloomfield Ave. Verona, NJ 07044
Kick and Play: Super Soccer Stars (12 months - 24 months)

Sat, September 28, 11:00 AM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Kick and Play: Super Soccer Stars (12 months - 24 ...

Education Sports

Add to My Calendar 09/28/2019 11:00am 09/28/2019 12:00pm America/New_York Kick and Play: Super Soccer Stars (12 months - 24 months)

Registration Required

Auditorium

Enjoy a parent-child movement program. Super Soccer Stars instructors and their puppet friends take toddlers through physical activity. They'll develop pre-soccer skills while learning to balance, run and kick. Children must wear lace-up or Velcro sneakers and shatter-proof eyewear if they wear prescription glasses.

50 South Fullerton Ave. Montclair, NJ 07042
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Sat, September 28, 4:00 PM

Glenmont Home of Thomas Edison, West Orange

Thomas Edison's Glenmont Garden Party

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Add to My Calendar 09/28/2019 4:00pm 09/28/2019 6:30pm America/New_York Thomas Edison's Glenmont Garden Party

Join the Friends of Edison National Historical Park to celebrate Thomas Edison and Summer! Enjoy live music, local delicious food, and sip a signature cocktail while touring the beautiful Glenmont estate gardens. Friends of Edison members are $45; non-members $50. Order tickets by Sept.15, and get more info on www.friendsofedison.org.


12 Honeysuckle Avenue West Orange, NJ 07052
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Sat, September 28, 4:00 PM

Dey Mansion, Wayne

Dey Mansion Garden Extravaganza and Ribbon Cutting

Giving Back Home & Garden

Add to My Calendar 09/28/2019 4:00pm 09/28/2019 7:00pm America/New_York Dey Mansion Garden Extravaganza and Ribbon Cutting

Join the Friends of Dey Mansion Inc., for an evening of food, games, and live music to celebrate the completion of the Mansion's garden restoration project.

199 Totowas Road Wayne, NJ 07470
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Sat, September 28, 6:30 PM

Trayes Hall at Rutgers University, New Brunswick

Wisdom in Action: NJ Lecture series by eminent ...

Health & Wellness Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 09/28/2019 6:30pm 09/28/2019 8:00pm America/New_York Wisdom in Action: NJ Lecture series by eminent Indian Philosopher

Learn how ancient wisdom can help make your life stress free, productive and purposeful.

A free lecture series at Rutgers University in New Brunswick.

A fascinating lecture series on the theme of ancient wisdom and its role in everyday life is being held from September 27-29 in New Brunswick, NJ. Our speaker is the eminent philosopher from India Sunandaji, the ...

100 George Street New Brunswick, NJ 08901
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Sun, September 29, 6:30 PM

Trayes Hall at Rutgers University, New Brunswick

Wisdom in Action: NJ Lecture series by eminent ...

Health & Wellness Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 09/29/2019 6:30pm 09/29/2019 8:00pm America/New_York Wisdom in Action: NJ Lecture series by eminent Indian Philosopher

Learn how ancient wisdom can help make your life stress free, productive and purposeful.

A free lecture series at Rutgers University in New Brunswick.

A fascinating lecture series on the theme of ancient wisdom and its role in everyday life is being held from September 27-29 in New Brunswick, NJ. Our speaker is the eminent philosopher from India Sunandaji, the ...

100 George Street New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Game On: Wii and Board Games (Ages 4-17)

Mon, September 30, 2:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Game On: Wii and Board Games (Ages 4-17)

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 09/30/2019 2:00pm 09/30/2019 5:00pm America/New_York Game On: Wii and Board Games (Ages 4-17)

3rd floor
No registration required.

Are ‘wii board’ yet? Come enjoy many games that are a lot of fun and offer a little bit of friendly competition. We will provide various Wii games (including but not limited to) Wii Sports Resort, Just Dance, and Super Smash Brothers Brawl. In addition, we will offer various board games such as Don’t Wake Daddy, Creationary, LIFE, Clue, ...

50 South Fullerton Ave. Montclair, NJ 07042

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Bloomfield Continues Going Green with Purchase of Four Electric-Powered Chevy Bolts

January 27, 2020

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- The Township of Bloomfield has taken another important step in becoming more sustainable, recently purchasing and putting into use four new Chevy Bolts. These electric-powered vehicles were purchased with funding from the capital budget and the water utility fund. The cars will be used by construction code officials and water meter personnel. These functions of the township ...

'Unmasked' Takes High Energy Look at Andrew Lloyd Webber

No doubt Andrew Lloyd Webber is one of the most prolific composers in recent years. We’ve all heard the music of “Cats” “Phantom of the Opera,” “Evita” and a host of others. Paper Mill Playhouse honors him in this moving tribute

The show is  quite a pistache of well known, and not so well known, creations. It’s fascinating to see clips of ...

'Lost in Yonkers' Confronts Generational Angst

CHATHAM, NJ - The setting is a two-bedroom apartment in Yonkers, NY. The time is 1942. We learn that two young boys, Jay and Artie, are about to move in with their cold,domineering grandmother.

There’s a lot going on in this taut, smartly written play by Neil Simon. Braden Mellina as Jay, the older brother, and Arty (Logan Guvenel) are doing their best to accept this fearful fate. Janet ...

Police Continue Search for Missing 57 yo Nutley Resident

February 20, 2020

NUTLEY, NJ - Police continue their search for a missing 57 yo Nutley resident. Andres Fernandez was reported missing on Feb. 19.

Fernandez was last seen on Feb 13 loading suitcases into his vehicle. He left the country on Feb. 14, and returned on Feb. 18. His family did not hear from him upon his return, an alert was issued on Feb. 19

Det. Sgt. Anthony Montanari of the Nutley Police ...

Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders Award Contract to Dominion Voting Systems, Inc. for New Voting Machines

NEWARK, NJ — On Wednesday, January 22, 2020, during the Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders Conference/Board Meeting, the Board took another major step toward fulfilling Freeholder President Brendan Gill’s initiative to secure a safe, auditable voting process. The Board unanimously passed a contract between the County of Essex and Dominion Voting Systems, Inc., to provide voting ...

NJ Teen Reported Dead After Six-Story Fall from The Vessel in Hudson Yards in NYC

February 3, 2020

NEW YORK -- The body of a young man who was found on the ground near The Vessel, a sculpture at Hudson Yards in Manhattan, was identified as that of a 2019 Ridge High School graduate.

According to a published report in the New York Post, 19-year-old Peter DeSalvo of Basking Ridge did not survive a drop from the sixth floor of the structure on West 33rd Street in Manhattan Saturday evening ...

Trump Supporters Brave the Cold in Wildwood to Wait in Line

WILDWOOD, NJ – Thousands of President Trump supporters bundled up and wrapped themselves in red, white and blue scarves, mittens and hats to brave the cold for a chance to get a seat inside the Wildwood Convention Center for Tuesday’s rally promoted as  a big thank you from the president to south Jersey Congressman Jeff Van Drew , who switched his allegiance from the Democratic ...

8 Great Places to Celebrate National Margarita Day in New Jersey

February 20, 2020

Saturday, Feb. 22, is National Margarita Day. In honor of the holiday, we compiled a list of great places in New Jersey to imbibe one of the tasty tequila cocktails, whether you prefer yours on the rocks or frozen.

Salud!

Jose Tejas, Woodbridge and Fairfield. It doesn’t matter if you’re ordering fajitas or crawfish etouffee —  nothing goes better with a ...

Legendary Band Leader Paul Shaffer Tells Steve Adubato How He was Inspired by Comedy Icons Early in his Career

February 19, 2020

NEW JERSEY -- Paul Shaffer is widely known as the former Musical Director of both Late Night with David Letterman and The Late Show with David Letterman, during which he was often involved in skits and the general hijinx of the production. However, as Shaffer tells Steve Adubato, he wasn’t always comfortable being gregarious and, in fact, grew up being an introverted kid until a 1972 ...

The Ancient History of Valentine's Day

Valentine’s Day is widely known as the day of the year when love is celebrated, and indeed, February has been a month of romance for centuries. The St. Valentine’s Day we observe today evolved both from ancient Roman and early Christian history.

There are many legends about who St. Valentine was. One story dates from the third century A.D. Apparently, Emperor Claudius II of Rome ...

The Jaffe Briefing - February 20, 2020

TRENTON – Gov. Phil Murphy wants to change the way politics is done, which many will applaud. But will anything really happen? Hard to tell, as the governor is trying to implement this strange, new concept called “ethics.” We may need to look up the definition, but apparently it creates all these new rules to encourage transparency. Murphy is talking about more ...

TAPinto Featured Franchisee: Fred Aun of TAPinto Roxbury

The featured TAPinto franchisee for February 2020 is veteran journalist Fred J. Aun, owner/publisher of TAPinto Roxbury.  Fred's career as a journalist spans nearly 40 years and includes full-time reporting positions at five publications. He spent about 20 years with The Star-Ledger/NJ.com before moving to Ziff Davis Media and a decade of freelancing.      

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Chaos: Charles Manson, the CIA, and the Secret History of the Sixties

Chaos: Charles Manson the CIA, and the Secret History of the Sixties. John 

O’Neill and Dan Piepenbring  (New York: Little Brown, 2019).

It took me three weeks to read Chaos:Charles Manson, the CIA, and the Secret History of the Sixties. Although fascinating, with its detailed analysis of the true motives for the Manson crimes in Los Angeles, 1969, the prose was dense and a ...

Retro Review: Marjorie Morningstar by Herman Wouk

Retro Review:

Marjorie Morningstar by Herman Wouk (Doubleday, 1955)

A coming of age story, set in 1933, Marjorie Morningstar by Herman Wouk is a novel that still speaks to us. Written in 1955, Wouk’s strengths are in his character development, themes, and elegant prose. What is especially unusual about Marjorie Morningstar is that the author portrays the fanciful young protagonist, ...

The Turn of the Key by Ruth Ware

The Turn of the Key by Ruth Ware (Scout Press, 2019)

 

“3rd September 2017

Dear Mr. Wrexham,

I know you don’t know me but please, please, please you have to help me.”

 

With this intriguing opening, Ruth Ware launches her fifth  novel, The Turn of the Key, a mystery reminiscent of Gothic novels in its sinister and dark tone. However, the novel is ...

Tidelands by Philippa Gregory

 In my last review of Zombie by Joyce Carol Oates, I wrote that Ms. Oates had died last year.  Ms. Oates is alive and well. This is an error that needs correction, and apologies go to Ms. Oates for the error.

 

Tidelands by Philippa Gregory (Atria Books, 2019)

What separates Tidelands from other historical novels that Philippa Gregory has written, is that the heroine in ...

Theresa Venezia Presented With NJ Realtors Circle of Excellence Sales Award

February 21, 2020

Theresa Venezia, a realtor with Berkshire Hathaway Van Der Wende Properties has won the 2019 New Jersey Realtors Circle of Excellence Sales Award.  This prestigious award recognizes members who have demonstrated excellence in the field of salesmanship.

"It's been my honor and privilege to serve my community and the communities that surround Bloomfield. I would like to thank all ...

Gas Lamp Players presents Mamma Mia!

GAS LAMP PLAYERS INVITE ALL DANCING QUEENS (AND KINGS) TO “MAMMA MIA!” FEBRUARY 7-9

Glen Ridge, New Jersey (January 2020) – Gas Lamp Players is thrilled to bring ABBA’s glittering musical to Essex County as its annual Main Stage production.

 

Mamma Mia! has proven its popularity world-wide as both a musical, and then a film. Propelled by the ...

New Form 1040-SR, alternative filing option available for seniors

The Internal Revenue Service wants seniors to know about the availability of a new tax form, Form 1040-SR, featuring larger print and a standard deduction chart with a goal of making it easier for older Americans to read and use.

The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 required the IRS to create a tax form for seniors. Taxpayers age 65 or older now have the option to use Form 1040-SR, U.S. Tax ...

Obituaries

Sep 7, 1933 - Jan 14, 2020
Loving Husband, Father and Grandfather Michael A. Conca, 86 of Nutley, passed away on Tuesday, ...
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Apr 23, 1918 - Aug 19, 2019
Ruth G. Bedford, 101 passed away on Monday, August 19, 2019 at her home. Born in Nutley, NJ, Ruth ...
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Legendary Band Leader Paul Shaffer Tells Steve Adubato How He was Inspired by Comedy Icons Early in his Career

February 19, 2020

NEW JERSEY -- Paul Shaffer is widely known as the former Musical Director of both Late Night with David Letterman and The Late Show with David Letterman, during which he was often involved in skits and the general hijinx of the production. However, as Shaffer tells Steve Adubato, he wasn’t always comfortable being gregarious and, in fact, grew up being an introverted kid until a 1972 ...