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Two Musical Masters To Take Stage in Art Gallery in Montclair

June 23, 2017

MONTCLAIR, NJ - The sounds of "What If" will be presented in an intimate setting in the 73 See Gallery in Montclair on Sunday afternoon when Stephanie Griffin, principal violist of the Princeton Symphony meets up for a musical match with jazz bassist Hilliard Green to create "daring, utterly beautiful music," said organizers Seed Artists.

Griffin, cofounder of the Momenta ...

Make Music Day in Montclair, June 21
















This Wednesday, June 21st, is Make Music Day! This free community-based event takes place in 750 cities across 120 countries throughout the world. The Montclair Orchestra is glad to present musicians locally- join us lunchtime in Watchung Plaza, or early ...

Hampton House Furniture 3-day Liquidation Sale Begins Today

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Hampton House will be having a 70% off sale of all items in the store starting today at 10 AM. 

After announcing their retirement and store closing, Hampton House will begin liquidating every item in the store. 

Established in 1947, the Fisch family, who owns Hampton House, announced on their social media pages that they are going out of business due to ...

North Essex Chamber Honors Members and Awards Scholarships at Annual Leadership Banquet

June 15, 2017

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Guests of the 2017 North Essex Chamber of Commerce Leadership Recognition Banquet enjoyed a sit-down dinner and cash bar in the Garden Room at the Manor in West Orange on June 8 as they helped to celebrate outstanding NECC members, congratulate the annual scholarship recipients and induct the new board.

The award for Outstanding Community Leader was presented to ...

Cedar Grove Business Limitless Performance and Therapy Thriving Thanks to Owners' Love for Health

Two women started a Cedar Grove business to not only better themselves, but to help others become the best they can be, and although it wasn't always easy, both women said it has been nothing short of amazing.

Between planning a wedding and going through a pregnancy, Jaclyn Battistuz and Raina Koterba were extremely busy when they decided to start their own business. Despite what was ...

Several Montclair Teens Attend American Legion Jersey Boys State

June 20, 2017




















LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ - Several boys from Montclair were among thirty-four rising high school seniors from Essex county are attending the 72nd session of American Legion Jersey Boys State (ALJBS).

After the Fire: Seton Hall Fire Victims Inspire Montclair HS Students to Make Safe Choices

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Students attending Montclair High School and enrolled in the Career Internship program for seniors, were presented with an eye opening lecture on May 31. Students were presented with an intense lesson about fire safety, life choices and overcoming adversity.

After viewing the documentary, "After the fire," which is the story of Alvero Llanos ...

State of New Jersey Kicks Off 2017 #Jerseyfreshlove Photo Contest

June 16, 2017

VINELAND, NJ -- Get your camera ready, log onto Instagram, and get ready for the 2017 #JerseyFreshLove photo contest.. 

New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher and the 2016 winner of the Jersey Fresh Love social media photo contest, Ryan Briggs, owner of Outlaw’s Burger Barn and Creamery in Vineland, recently kicked off the 2017 #jerseyfreshlove Instagram-only ...

Jackals and Yogi Berra Museum Team-up for Game Night Special

Little Falls, NJ – June 13 – The Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center and the New Jersey Jackals are partnering this season to provide baseball fans with a unique all-around experience. For a special package rate of $15, visitors can combine a trip to the iconic Hall of Famer’s signature Museum with a Jackals game. The new doubleheader offer will kick off on Thursday, ...

North Essex Chamber Honors Members and Awards Scholarships at Annual Leadership Banquet

June 15, 2017

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Guests of the 2017 North Essex Chamber of Commerce Leadership Recognition Banquet enjoyed a sit-down dinner and cash bar in the Garden Room at the Manor in West Orange on June 8 as they helped to celebrate outstanding NECC members, congratulate the annual scholarship recipients and induct the new board.

The award for Outstanding Community Leader was presented to ...

Pedestrian Safety and Unfinished Construction, Poses Concern Among Montclair Residents

June 22, 2017

MONTCLAIR, NJ - At Tuesday night's town council meeting in Montclair, residents attended to address multiple areas of concern regarding traffic safety in the town. Following last week’s deadly motor vehicle accident involving a pedestrian on Grove Street, residents are growing increasingly concerned.

First resident to speak was Pat Kenschaft who believes one of the main ...

Baskerville to Host Meeting: Development in Montclair, Primary Topic

Montclair, NJ -- Fourth Ward Councilwoman Dr. Renee Baskerville will host a community meeting on Tuesday, June 27, at 7:00 p.m. in Fire Department Headquarters, 1 Pine Street.

Development in Montclair will be the major matter under discussion and will include Lackawanna Plaza, the Rectory and Montclairion II, as well as a new application for a seven-unit townhouse development ...

Essex County Freeholder Brendan Gill No. 2 on NJ List of 'Most Influential Officials RIGHT Now'

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ - Essex County Freeholder Brendan Gill is ranked as the second most influential official in New Jersey right now by InsiderNJ.

A Verona-based political website, InsiderNJ has named Gill among 85 elected officials in the Garden State, both Republican and Democrat. 

InsiderNJ describes Gill as: 

The Bruce Wayne/Batman personality plays mild-mannered ...

Trader Joe's Recalls 'Grainless Granola' over Listeria Concern

June 20, 2017

Trader Joe's is issuing a recall for 'Trader Joe's Grainless Granola' over potential contamination Listeria monocytogenes.

The lot being recalled has 'Best By' dates from 032018 to 041018. The SKU on the product is SKU# 56307.

All potetially affected product has been removed from store shelves and has been destroyed. No illnesses have been reported to ...

Beloved Dr. Jan Huston-Pryor Posthumously Named Physician of the Year

Montclair, NJ - Jan Huston-Pryor, M.D., medical director of the Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center Breast Health Program and a Mountainside Medical Group physician, has been named a finalist, posthumously, for Physician of the Year in the 2017 NJBIZ Healthcare Heroes Awards. The Healthcare Heroes program honors individuals and organizations that are making a ...

Montclair Firefighters Quickly Knock Down Apartment Complex Blaze

June 23, 2017

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair firefighters quickly extinguished a blaze that started in an apartment complex on Thursday afternoon.

Located at 50 Greenwood Avenue, the fire that started around 1p.m. in the multi-unit complex, was extinguished before it had a chance to do much damage to the rest of the building.

No injuries were reported at this time. Montclair fire officials could not be ...

Montclair Police Search for Masked Suspect, Reports Say

MONTCLAIR, NJ -  Eyewitnesses reported a heavy police presence along Harrison Avenue on Saturday evening after the Breaking News Network reported a search for a masked suspect on Melrose Pl.

 It was reported that the Montclair police were looking for suspects that fled in a vehicle going  eastbound. One of the occupants, reportedly wearing a ski mask, for an ...

Nutley Fire Truck Overturns on Chestnut Street Bridge over Third River in Nutley

NUTLEY, NJ - A Nutley Fire Department truck overturned on the Chestnut Street bridge over the Third River at approximately 9:45 p.m. Saturday night. The truck came to rest on its left side.

Officials on the scene were not able to comment on the situation or confirm what witnesses stated.When asked about injuries, firefighters on the scene stated they were not able to comment at this ...

TAPinto Travels: Weekend Suggestions To Entertain the Family

June 22, 2017

NEW JERSEY- Are you ready to celebrate the end of the school year? Many area schools are concluding for the summer, making kids primed to party. If you’re looking for something fun to do this weekend with the family in New Jersey, you must make time to check out the following local events.

 

State Fair

The State Fair has finally arrived again at the Meadowlands in East ...

Travel Ideas for Father's Day Weekend

 

Father’s Day is Sunday and North Jersey is brimming with activities designed to honor all of the dads in our lives. Dad is guaranteed to love spending time with his family at any one of the area’s many festivals and fairs this coming weekend.

Le Petit Market in Montclair Friday evening 

Shop evening hours on Glenridge Avenue from 6 to 9 PM.

Father's Day ...

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West Orange to Host Only Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall Viewing in New Jersey

June 23, 2017

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The Township of West Orange will pay tribute to the veterans of the Vietnam War when the “Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall” arrives at West Orange High School from July 1 to July 4 in Suriano Stadium.

This will be the only appearance of the Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall in New Jersey this year, and viewing is free to the public

The opening ceremony ...

Top Musicians to Perform at Juneteenth Celebration

June 17, 2017

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The organizers of Community Juneteenth have announced the lineup of performers to appear at a free Juneteenth program to be held at Willow Grove Presbyterian Church on Monday, June 19, at 6:30 p.m.

Well-known vocalist Stephen Fuller will be joined by Fred Fischer on keyboard, guitarist Liz Fischer, and the Plainfield UCC Church Choir. As a lead vocalist, Stephen Fuller has ...

Upcoming Events

Fri, June 23, 9:00 AM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Yoga on the Plaza!

Health & Wellness

Fri, June 23, 9:00 AM

Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary, Bernardsville

NJ Audubon: NJ Audubon Photographic Instructors' ...

Arts & Entertainment Green

Fri, June 23, 12:00 PM

Montclair Art Museum, Montclair

Inspired by Matisse: Selected Works from the ...

Arts & Entertainment

Letter to the Editor: Banking Industry the Frontline for Protecting Elderly from Financial Abuse

June 9, 2017

Older Americans are increasingly becoming targets for fraud and financial exploitation. Persons over the age of 50 control more than 70% of the nation’s wealth. Many seniors do not realize the value of their assets (particularly homes that have appreciated markedly).*

Fraudsters target older Americans because they may be experiencing cognitive decline, limited mobility or other ...

Outdoor Trends that Add Value to Your Home

June 23, 2017

June is here and it’s time to get outdoors plant your annuals Barbeque on that new grill or  host a patio party. But if your outdoor area isn't pleasing to look at, now is the time to get it in shape. Here are a few trends you'll want to focus on to give you the best value and punch to your outdoor space.

Indoor/outdoor living 

Outdoor living isn't just ...