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Natalie Heard Hackett

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Business & Finance

Sustainability, Diversity, Affordability: A Community Conversation on Montclair's Future

May 1, 2016

MONTCLAIR, NJ - The future of Montclair was the topic of discussion during the Montclair Future Forum held at 67 Church Street.  The event was organized by a committee of ...

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March for Sanders Shuts Down Bloomfield Ave. on Saturday

May 23, 2016

MONTCLAIR, NJ - A crowd of nearly one hundred supporters for Bernie Sanders shut down Bloomfield Avenue in Montclair on Saturday to demonstrate their support for the Presidential ...

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Food & Drink

Chef Bryan Gregg is in the Final Running for the Chef's Taste Challenge; He Needs Your Vote

May 21, 2016

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Chef Bryan Gregg of Escape Montclair is trying to get to the Chefs Taste Challenge competition in New Orleans at the Ernest N. Morial Convention ...

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Montclair Student Awarded in Cherry Blossom Poster Contest

April 30, 2016

NEWARK, NJ - Robert Buza, a sixth-grader at St. Cassian School in Montclair, won a third place recognition for his participation in the Essex County Cherry Blossom ...

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Law & Justice

Madison Cop Lured Girl, 17, into Sending Nude Pix

May 26, 2016

MADISON – A Madison policeman got a 17-year-old girl to send him pictures of herself naked, an action that resulted in him pleading guilty today to possession of child pornography and losing ...

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Religions and Spirituality

Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church Supporters Petition the Pope for Help

May 25, 2016

MONTCLAIR, NJ - After learning the news of the Archdiocese of Newark's decision to close Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church in Montclair, devastated parishioners are seeking to overturn this ...

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Cedar Grove Town Council Says, 'Not In My Backyard' to Soccer Dome

May 17, 2016

CEDAR GROVE, NJ – The Cedar Grove Town Council unanimously voted to reverse the Zoning Board’s approval of Sports Domain Academy’s (SDA) proposed soccer dome at 20 Sand Park Road at ...

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Real Estate

Two Dozen City-Owned Properties To Sell Starting at $30K-$60K, May 20 and 27

May 12, 2016

EAST ORANGE, NJ -  The City of East Orange will host two public auctions to sell off two dozen city-owned properties on Friday, May 20 and Friday, May 27, 2016. The auctions will take place at ...

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Lost in Suburbia®

The Itsy Bitsy Bedmate

One morning as I went to make the bed, I peeled down the covers to smooth out the sheets and saw something very disconcerting.  There, on my side of the bed, about halfway down, was a large dark ...

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Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: It's Time to Focus on Children Again

May 18, 2016

Dear Editor, At Monday's Board of Education meeting, everyone agreed it's time to focus on children again; including the people who've dominated Board meetings with ...

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Police Blotter

Montclair Police Blotter: Luring Attempt Reported, Stolen Packages Found and More

May 19, 2016

MONTCLAIR, NJ - The following blotter was written and compiled by Lt. David O'Dowd of the Montclair Police Department on May 17. Arrest: 05-10-2016 (Bloomfield Avenue) Mr. Steven ...

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Liz on Theatre

‘A Song at Twilight’ Shimmers on Shakespeare Theatre Stage

MADISON, NJ – There’s never been anyone quite like Noel Coward for wit and wisdom in equal measure, as so beautifully rendered in the opening production of The ShakespeareTheatre’s ...

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