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Toni's Kitchen Expands Healthy Backpack Program in Bloomfield

November 19, 2018

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Toni’s Kitchen partners closely with local institutions including the Bloomfield Public Library, preschools, and aftercare programs to ensure that children have fresh, healthy food reliably available.  All-Ways Advertising President, Robert Lieberman, took note of this work and recently stepped in to help expand the number of families reached in ...

NJ Department of Education Announces Return of Troops to Teachers Program

Trenton, NJ – The New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) announced the return of the “Troops to Teachers” program to support the transition of veterans and members of the Armed Forces to careers in teaching. Over the next five years, the NJDOE will receive nearly $1 million to support and promote the program.

Troops to Teachers is a national program designed to ...

Building Dedicated to Rutgers Alumnus Anchors Engineering School

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - In yet another expansion of its facilities, Rutgers University this week dedicated a new four-story, 106,000-square foot Richard Weeks Hall of Engineering, named in honor of a 1950 university graduate who has made major donations to his school.

The building on the Busch campus now anchors Rutgers' School of Engineering complex, and is the most recent facility built as ...

Montclair Schools Switch Course and Abruptly Close Schools for Friday, Nov. 16

MONTCLAIR, NJ - After announcing on Thursday that Montclair Public Schools would have a 2-hour delayed opening, school district officials decided to close schools for the day.

District officials stated that staffing was te reason for the sudden change. The announcement came around 8:15 a.m. on Friday morning, through the following message:

"An unexpected change in weather conditions in ...

West Orange Students Stranded on Buses, in Schools Due to Storm

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Many West Orange students remained stranded on their buses and some at their schools hours after the final bell rang Thursday, due to a powerful Nor’easter that slammed into tri-state just as schools were being let out.

Robo-calls were sent to parents Thursday afternoon warning that buses were traveling slowly and students would be delayed getting home. The Board ...

Rutgers-Newark Professors Protest Pay Differences Across All 3 Campuses

NEWARK, NJ - It’s a tale of three cities in the eyes of a labor union at Rutgers University.

The Rutgers AAUP-AFT says certain full-time tenure-track faculty who teach at the Camden and Newark campuses are paid less than their counterparts in New Brunswick. The union held a rally today on the Newark campus to protest the differences in pay and called for wage increases across at all ...

Pride Parent Council Wants To “BRING BACK PLAY”

EAST ORANGE, NJ - The Pride Parent Council set a huge goal for themselves that will bring great big smiles to the faces of the Pride scholars. Members are working to raise $20,000 to re-build a playground for the scholars of Pride Academy Charter School.  

This goal honors the achievement of past Parent Council members who were able to bring a playground to Pride Academy in 2012.  ...

Enroll Now for Winterim and Spring 2019 at County College of Morris, Apply Today to Take Advantage of the Best Selection of Courses  

RANDOLPH, NJ — Applications for both the Winterim and Spring 2019 semesters are now being accepted at County College of Morris (CCM). By applying early, students are presented with the best opportunity to enroll in classes that take place on the days and times that best fit their schedules. Enrolling in Winterim classes also is a good way to stay on track to graduate.

 Two Winterim ...

Technology on Display During Student Fair at Essex Tech West Caldwell Campus

WEST CALDWELL, NJ – Hundreds of middle school students and their parents flocked to the student fair hosted by the Essex County School of Technology’s West Caldwell Campus.  Visitors got to interact with administrators, faculty and current students, and participate in live demonstrations.

The district offers a full-service program that’s been recognized by publications ...

Heller, Walker, Berger, Morse Victorious in Bloomfield BOE Race

BLOOMFIELD, NJ – Ten candidates were vying for four positions on the Bloomfield Board of Education.  When the dust settled late Tuesday evening, the tabulations saw Michael Heller, Ralph Walker, Shane Berger and Ben Morse emerge victorious in decisive fashion.

Eight candidates were jockeying for the three, 3-year term seats.  Heller was first at 4,821 votes, followed by Walker ...

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Gradfest, To Benefit Project Graduation 2019, Rocks Tierney’s this Thursday, Nov. 15t

November 12, 2018

Gradfest, a rocking parents-night-out fundraiser for Montclair High School’s Project Graduation 2019, is set for Tierney’s this Thursday, November 15th. The show features three great bands, including two with MHS parent musicians, as well as comedy from another MHS mom. There will also be a raffle and wonderful baskets being auctioned off to raise funds for graduating ...