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School of Rock Montclair: Students Rock Out in Milwaukee with Notable Musicians

August 21, 2017

 

Teen musicians from School of Rock Montclair performed at Summerfest, an 11 day concert event that’s held annually in Milwaukee. 

Teen musicians from School of Rock Montclairperformed at Summerfest, an 11 day concert event that’s held annually in Milwaukee and is billed as “the World’s Largest Music Festival”.  This year’s ...

Watch the Solar Eclipse on TV 34 today

Montclair TV34 will broadcast the total solar eclipse stream from Middle State Tennessee University (MTSU) on Monday, August 21. The solar eclipse will be visible along a narrow path in the continental US from Salem, Oregon to Charleston, South Carolina, and right through the heart of Tennessee. This a once-in-a-generation event, brought to you LIVE by The Center for Educational Media at the ...

Montclair Jazz Festival Draws Record Numbers to Annual Summer Event

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Nishuane Park in Montclair welcomed Jazz aficionados and fans of good music for the 8th Annual Montclair Jazz Festival presented by Jazz House Kids on Saturday. The event, which according to organizers, has drawn over 10,000 people to the venue, showcases the talents of its students in a setting that places them on stage with noted world-class Jazz Musicians.

The ...

Before Trump Broke Up Biz Council, NJ's Johnson & Johnson CEO Resigned

August 17, 2017

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — The head of Johnson & Johnson decided to step down from President Donald Trump's Manufacturing Council today, prior to its disbandment, according to the company.

Alex Gorsky, chairman and CEO of the New Brunswick-based Johnson & Johnson, announced his exit in a statement, following reports published yesterday, Aug. 15., which said he planned to remain ...

Lisa Shaheen Joins Bloomfield College as Director of Student Financial Services

August 10, 2017




BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Bloomfield College has announced Lisa Shaheen as the new Director of Student Financial Services, following a nationwide search.
Shaheen, who started on August 1, will provide the overall management and strong leadership necessary for the effective administration of the Bloomfield College's student financial services and scholarship programs ...

Sussex County Democrats Greet Sen. Cory Booker at the Annual NJ State Fair

August 9, 2017

AUGUSTA, NJ – Democrat Senator Cory Booker visited the Sussex County Fair on Saturday, to add words of support to recognition of Sussex County Veteran Aldo Sayer.  Upon arrival Booker was surrounded by supporter and local democrat candidates including Senate candidate Jen Hamilton and Assembly Candidates Kate Matteson and Gina Trish. 

Booker took time to take selfies with ...

Gardening Event Planned with a Demonstration Twist

August 13, 2017

The Northeast Earth Coalition and Friends of Crane Park, Montclair will host a Community Gardening event that is free and open to the public

Date: August 20th from noon to 4pm.

Location: Crane Park - Glenridge Avenue and corner of Greenwood Avenue

The Northeast Earth Coalition, Inc. (NEEC) and Friends of Crane Park will have a community gathering at the park on ...

Travel: Shark River Dredging Project to Resume After Labor Day in Channels Off Belmar Marina

August 21, 2017

BELMAR, NJ — Dredging in the Shark River channels situated off the Belmar Marina will resume shortly after Labor Day.

Preparations currently are under way to remove the sediment that will open the western portions of the Shark River Channel and Shark River Channel Spur to full depth and width, making it easier and safer for commercial and recreational boaters to navigate those waterways.

ANIMAL SHELTER CONNECTS WITH NBC 4 NY & TELEMUNDO TO HOST PET ADOPTION DRIVE

August 8, 2017

Adoption fees to be waived for the event.

Montclair Township Animal Shelter (MTAS) will join with NBC 4 New York/WNBC and Telemundo 47/WNJU to host NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations’ Clear the Shelters third annual nationwide pet adoption drive on Saturday, August 19. On this day, MTAS will offer waived pet adoption fees as part of the nationwide Clear the Shelters ...

Christie Administration Rejects New Federal Plan to Explore Waters Off New Jersey for Gas, Oil

August 18, 2017

TRENTON, NJ — The Christie administration has gone on the federal record opposing plans that would permit natural gas and oil exploration off the coast of New Jersey.

Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin submitted formal comments on August 16 to federal officials affirming the state’s “steadfast opposition to natural gas and oil exploration in ...

Cedar Grove to Step Up Enforcement of "No Swimming" at Devil's Hole

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Cedar Grove police will soon have more authority to enforce the no swimming rule at Devil's Hole in the township.  Devil's Hole is a ravine in the Peckman River, located behind Foodtown and the apartments on Little Falls Road near Community Park.  It has long been a picturesque place to visit, but has also been a gathering place for young ...

Montclair Planning Bd: Pleased with Proposed Adjustments to 'Diva Lounge' Development Proposal

MONTCLAIR, NJ - The Montclair Planning board met on Monday night to discuss adjustments made to the plans for the redevelopment of the former Diva Lounge on Bloomfield Ave.

This building, which has been uninhabited for many years except for an auto repair business, is expected to be transformed into a mixed used facility containing both apartment buildings and retail space. However, many ...

Safety Tips for Monday's Solar Eclipse

August 17, 2017

BRANCHBURG NJ - The public anxiously awaits Monday's solar eclipse.  It will be the first solar eclipse in the United States since 1979.  Safety is extremely important for all eclipse viewers.  Kevin Schindler, Planetarium Associate and Technician at the Raritan Valley Community College Planetarium offered TAP and its readers some expert advice.

"Never look ...

Cedar Grove to Step Up Enforcement of "No Swimming" at Devil's Hole

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Cedar Grove police will soon have more authority to enforce the no swimming rule at Devil's Hole in the township.  Devil's Hole is a ravine in the Peckman River, located behind Foodtown and the apartments on Little Falls Road near Community Park.  It has long been a picturesque place to visit, but has also been a gathering place for young ...

U.S. News Announces Hackensack University Medical Center as Best Hospitals in New Jersey

NEW JERSEY -- U.S. News & World Report has released its annual list of Best Hospitals in the U.S. and in each state. According to the magazine, the analysis reviews hospitals' performance in clinical specialties, procedures and conditions. Scores are based on factors including survival, patient safety, and nurse staffing, among others. The rankings also looked at treatment of specialties ...

Montclair Police Department Hiring Montclair Residents

August 21, 2017

MONTCLAIR, NJ -  The Montclair police department is hiring Monclair residents. For more information, please see the following job announcement. All interested parties should go to www.policeapp.com to apply.

Job Announcement

Montclair Township, NJ Police Jobs

MONTCLAIR POLICE DEPARTMENT
NOW HIRING 
POLICE OFFICERS

This application is for Township of ...

Video: Keep Kids Safe on Snap Chat

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Parents and kids all over are using the app “Snap Chat,” but are you sure it’s safe? Did you know that there are features in the app that allow someone to follow you or your kids? It’s called “Snap Map” and it allows users friends to see their exact location. 

Snap Chat can be fun when used with caution, according to experts, ...

Cedar Grove to Step Up Enforcement of "No Swimming" at Devil's Hole

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Cedar Grove police will soon have more authority to enforce the no swimming rule at Devil's Hole in the township.  Devil's Hole is a ravine in the Peckman River, located behind Foodtown and the apartments on Little Falls Road near Community Park.  It has long been a picturesque place to visit, but has also been a gathering place for young ...

Residents Gather by Candlelight for Peace and Solidarity with Charlottesville

August 14, 2017

BLOOMFIELD / MONTCLAIR, NJ - Nearly 400 people gathered Sunday evening in Essex County Brookdale Park in a vigil of peace and solidarity with Charlottesvillle, Virginia after the domestic terrorist attack on Saturday. 

Men and women, young and old, families and single people, arrived at the archery fields by car, on foot, by bike, and with dogs in tow around 7 p.m. to come ...

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Bloomfield Man Fatally Shot By Police Following Domestic Dispute

August 18, 2017

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - A Bloomfield Police Officer was involved in a shooting on Greenbrook Drive Friday  morning, according to town officials and the Essex County Prosecutor's Office. 

Leroy Frank, 60, was shot and killed by a Bloomfield police officer on Friday after he lunged with a knife at another officer, Chief Assistant Prosecutor Thomas Fennelly said in ...

Travel: Shark River Dredging Project to Resume After Labor Day in Channels Off Belmar Marina

August 21, 2017

BELMAR, NJ — Dredging in the Shark River channels situated off the Belmar Marina will resume shortly after Labor Day.

Preparations currently are under way to remove the sediment that will open the western portions of the Shark River Channel and Shark River Channel Spur to full depth and width, making it easier and safer for commercial and recreational boaters to navigate those waterways.

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Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary, Bernardsville

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Mon, August 21, 9:00 AM

The Center for Contemporary Art, Bedminster

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Letter to the Editor: President Trump Has Abandoned Our Nation

August 21, 2017

The horror at the alt-right rally in Charlottesville is a seminal moment in our nation's history, which has been tragically lost on our president. We witnessed vestiges of hate thought to be buried in the past; Nazis carrying flags with swastikas, KKK members with torches chanting anti-Semitic and anti- racial slurs. Images seen on newsreels of Nazi Germany or on television coverage of ...

Family Festival at Crane Park, Sept. 23

August 21, 2017

FamilyFest, Saturday, September 23 at Crane Park!

 

FamilyFest, sponsored by Montclair Learning Center and The Little Gym of Montclair, promises to be a wonderful event for families with children, whether new to town or have been here for generations. The festival will begin at 12PM – 4PM on Saturday, September 23rdat Crane Park. 

 

FamilyFest will ...