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Join Aging in Montclair for a Discussion on Hemp in Healthcare, Apr. 27

April 18, 2019

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Aging In Montclair invites the community to their April Saturday Social on April 27 from 2:00 to 4:00 pm at The Salvation Army Building located at 13 Trinity Place In Montclair in the Coffee Booth.

This month there will be a presentation on CBD (the non-psychoactive component found in hemp).  

The speaker, Joel Greengrass, is an MS Warrior and CEO of Theramu.

Want to Be a Host Family for a NJ Jackal Player? Here's how

MONTCLAIR, NJ - The NJ Jackals are looking for host families in the Montclair area for the minor league baseball players.

The New Jersey Jackals have announced that they are seeking out local area fans and families to host a New Jersey Jackal for the 2019 season.

According to the release, the Host a Jackal program is a way to get to know the players and to go above and beyond ...

Facebook Lost Our Trust; The Government Rates Higher (infographic)

April 14, 2019

Wynnewood, Lower Merion Township, PA —  According to a study The The Pew Research Center public trust in the government has been steadily eroding and remains near historic lows, with only 17% of Americans today saying that they can trust the government in Washington, DC to do what is right.  The data goes back as far as 1958.

A new poll recently conducted by NBC and the Wall ...

Montclair State University Students Launch National #FocusImmigration Campaign

April 19, 2019

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair State University's School of Communication and Media launched a #FocusImmigration thunderclap project to shed new light on the pressing issue of immigration.

On April 10, the project culminated with a School colloquium and two-hour News Lab telecast that was broadcast statewide. One of the project's most exciting successes was the worldwide ...

Montclair BoSE Unanimously Approves $131M School Budget for 2019-20

MONTCLAIR, NJ – After several months of tension and spirited debate between the Montclair Education Association and the Board of Education, the Montclair Board of School Estimate unanimously approved a $131,943,069 budget for the 2019-20 school year during a public meeting Thursday evening at the George Inness Atrium.

 

Leading the meeting were Mayor Robert Jackson, Schools ...

Booker Kicks Off Presidential Campaign Where Political Career Began

April 14, 2019

NEWARK, NJ - Cory Booker returned to the city where his political career was sparked, hoping that his presidential campaign catches fire with a progressive message steeped in terms of love and empathy at the start of a bruising primary battle. 

"This community taught me all about not that feel-good, easy-going love. It is strong, courageous and defiant love. The kind of love that ...

Botched Ballot Quickly Corrected In South Orange

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - Residents who vote by mail will be getting a new ballot mailed to them this week, since there was an error on the ballots they received last week.

Municipal and county officials scrambled over the weekend and earlier this week to correct the ballots, which according to South Orange Village Clerk Kevin Harris, listed two candidates running for village trustee ...

Statewide Litter Survey Shows a 53 Percent Drop in Trash on New Jersey Streets and Highways

April 11, 2019

TRENTON, NJ - When the New Jersey Clean Communities Council (NJCCC) learned the findings of a comprehensive report showed litter along streets and highways has been reduced by 53 percent over the past 13 years, the obvious question was: What about the other 47 percent?

That is why the NJCCC has launched a statewide media campaign in 2019 to inform residents about the findings of the report, as ...

Statewide Litter Survey Shows a 53 Percent Drop in Trash on New Jersey Streets and Highways

TRENTON, NJ - When the New Jersey Clean Communities Council (NJCCC) learned the findings of a comprehensive report showed litter along streets and highways has been reduced by 53 percent over the past 13 years, the obvious question was: What about the other 47 percent?

That is why the NJCCC has launched a statewide media campaign in 2019 to inform residents about the findings of the report, as ...

NJ to Lower Flags for Westfield High School Principal Who Died in Selfless Act

April 13, 2019

WESTFIELD, NJ – Across the state, flags will fly at half-staff on Monday in honor of the Westfield High School Principal, who died from complications that followed his donation of bone marrow to a boy in France.

Gov. Phil Murphy has ordered the flags lowered in honor of Dr. Derrick Nelson, 44. The community has been mourning Dr. Nelson’s loss since his passing on April ...

Chromebooks Now Available at Montclair Public Library for Students to Borrow, Officials Say

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Chromebooks are now available for use by Montclair Public School students at the Montclair Public Library, officials announced Tuesday.

“Our goal is to help our students have a successful future by providing the technology they need,” said Peter Coyl, MPL Director.  

The purpose of the initiative is to support academic success by providing ...

Want to Be a Host Family for a NJ Jackal Player? Here's how

MONTCLAIR, NJ - The NJ Jackals are looking for host families in the Montclair area for the minor league baseball players.

The New Jersey Jackals have announced that they are seeking out local area fans and families to host a New Jersey Jackal for the 2019 season.

According to the release, the Host a Jackal program is a way to get to know the players and to go above and beyond ...

Unhappy with NJ Politicians? You're Not Alone; Rutgers-FDU Poll Finds Less Than Half of NJ Residents View Top Leaders Favorably

April 10, 2019

NEW BRUSWICK and MADISON, NJ – When it comes to likeability, New Jersey’s current and former elected officials leave a lot to be desired, Garden State residents say. The inaugural joint survey from the polling units at Rutgers University’s Eagleton Institute of Politics and Fairleigh Dickinson University finds that not a single politician scores a favorable ...

Essex County Mayors Gather at Annual Breakfast

WEST ORANGE, NJ – Mayors from Essex County met with New Jersey Sen. President Steve Sweeney, D-Salem and New Jersey Assemblyman Jon Bramnick, R-Westfield to discuss issues in their communities.

The atmosphere was friendly at Mayfair Farms on Saturday as mayors met for the ninth annual breakfast sponsored by several local chambers of commerce. Mayors grabbed plates filled with scrambled ...

Driver of Waterloo-Bound School Bus Indicted on Homicide Charges for 2018 Fatal Crash

April 11, 2019

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The driver of a school bus involved in a 2018 crash on Route 80 in Mount Olive - an incident that killed two people and injured 40 - has been indicted on charges including homicide, authorities said..

The indictment charges the bus driver, Hudy Muldrow, 78, of Woodland Park, with two counts of second-degree reckless vehicular homicide and 25 counts of fourth degree ...

Nicolo's Bakery Vandalized

April 18, 2019

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Nicolo's Bakery, located on Baldwin Street, was vandalized on April 14 when a suspect knocked over a large panter and broke the glass front door.

According to police, an unknown person knocked over a large planter in front of the store and then threw a brick through the glass front door after business hours, when the store was closed.

65-Year-Old Delivery Driver Struck in Head with Rock After Intercepting Theft Attempt in Montclair

MONTCLAIR, NJ - A suspect assaulted a 65-year-old food delivery driver after being caught rummaging the vehicle.

On April 12, the delivery driver returned to his vehicle parked at Lackawanna Plaza to discover that a side window had been broken and a suspect was rummaging through his vehicle.

According to police, as the suspect exited the vehicle, he punched the victim in the face ...

Montclair Police Search for Man Suspected of Robbing 7-Eleven Store

MONTCLAIR, NJ - The cashier at a 7-Eleven store on Bloomfield Avenue reported to police that he was a victim of a strong arm robbery on April 3, police officials say.

The suspect is described as a light skinned male, early 20-30s, 5'6" in height, with a thin build. 

It was reported that the suspect entered the store and demanded that they return a vape pen that he had ...

Mystery of 'God Loves You' Rocks Found in Bloomfield Park, Solved

April 19, 2019

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The mystery surrounding all of those "God Loves You" painted rocks appearing in Essex County Brookdale Park over the last month has been solved. They are a part of a greater message about sharing God's love shared by members of Brookdale Reformed Church.

TAPinto Bloomfield first noticed the 'God Loves You' rocks earlier this month while walking in ...

Chatham Girls Lax Win in Breast Cancer Fundraiser vs Montclair

April 16, 2019

CHATHAM, NJ - The Chatham girls lacrosse team has been leaning on its defense for most of the season, waiting for the offense to catch up.

Signs that the offense may be heating up came on Monday during Chatham's 17-8 win over Montclair at windy Haas Field.

"Our defense has had some stellar games," Chatham coach Helen Oliver said. "Defense has been our anchor and ...

Funeral Mass For Seton Hall Baseball Coach Mike Sheppard Sr. Set For Saturday

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ – Many people in the Seton Hall community will remember Michael Sheppard Sr. as a standout baseball coach and a family man.

They will also remember Sheppard Sr. for his motto, “Never lose your hustle.”

Sheppard Sr., 82, died on Saturday, April 6, Seton Hall University officials announced on the university's website.

A funeral Mass will be held ...

Want to Be a Host Family for a NJ Jackal Player? Here's how

MONTCLAIR, NJ - The NJ Jackals are looking for host families in the Montclair area for the minor league baseball players.

The New Jersey Jackals have announced that they are seeking out local area fans and families to host a New Jersey Jackal for the 2019 season.

According to the release, the Host a Jackal program is a way to get to know the players and to go above and beyond ...

Long Beach Island's New Landmarks: The LBI Hotel and the Arlington Beach Club Nearing Completion

April 17, 2019

SHIP BOTTOM - If you have traveled to Long Beach Island recently you have seen the two new large structures at the entrance to Ship Bottom. LBI is changing and changing rapidly with these two properties. 

Hotel LBI is close to completion.  It is a project by the Mercer Management Group which also owns the Mallard Island Yacht Club, The Mainland at the Holiday Inn and the Bonnet ...

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Django a Go Go Music Festival And Camp Comes To Maplewood

April 16, 2019

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Beginning April 23, a group of virtuoso guitarists from around the globe will descend upon town to participate in the Third Annual Django a Go Go Music Festival and Camp.

Consisting of workshops, informal jams and public performances, the festival is hosted by the Township of Maplewood and produced by award-winning musician Stephane Wrembel.

A proud ...

Long Beach Island's New Landmarks: The LBI Hotel and the Arlington Beach Club Nearing Completion

April 17, 2019

SHIP BOTTOM - If you have traveled to Long Beach Island recently you have seen the two new large structures at the entrance to Ship Bottom. LBI is changing and changing rapidly with these two properties. 

Hotel LBI is close to completion.  It is a project by the Mercer Management Group which also owns the Mallard Island Yacht Club, The Mainland at the Holiday Inn and the Bonnet ...

Upcoming Events

Sat, April 20, 9:30 AM

Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary, Bernardsville

NJ Audubon: Nature Infused Yoga -- Spring Series

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Glen Ridge Country Club, Glen Ridge

Woman to Woman: Inspiring Better Health

Health & Wellness

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St. Luke's Episcopal Church, Montclair

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Montclair Police Blotter: Bakery Vandalized, Victim Assaulted After Catching Thief and More

April 17, 2019

MONTCLAIR, NJ - The following blotter was released by the Monclair Police Department on Tuesday, April 16, 2019:

Arrest:
04-13-2019 (Walnut Street) Ms. Catrina Perkins, 27yoa from Paterson, was arrested on an open warrant
out of Newark.
04-14-2019 (Glenridge Avenue) Mr. Omar Soriano, 31yoa from Newark, was arrested and charged with
Hindering, Resisting, and Trespassing after being observed ...

Montclair Resident Named to Honors List at Fairleigh Dickinson University

April 19, 2019

MADISON, NJ (04/18/2019)-- Taymar Walters, of Montclair, NJ, a student at Fairleigh Dickinson University's Florham Campus, located in Madison, NJ, has been named to the Honors List for the Fall 2018 semester.

To qualify for the Honors List, a student must carry a 3.5 or better grade point average out of a possible 4.0 and be enrolled in a minimum of 12 letter-graded hours (four ...