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Bloomfield Chorale to perform 'Memories and Reflections' on Historic Green in June

May 27, 2019

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Bloomfield Choarale invites the community to 'Memories and Reflections,' an afternoon of musical images at Bloomfield Presbyterian Church on the Green on Saturday June 8 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

The concert will include The Seal Lullaby by contemporary composer Eric Whitacre, Erev Shel Shoshanim (Evening of Roses) a Love Song by Josef Hader, The Road Not Taken by ...

Jersey Shore: Memorial Day Weekend LBI Area Entertainment Lineup

LONG BEACH ISLAND - It is Memorial Day weekend!  The official kickoff to the 2019 summer season.

The Tide Table Group of Restaurants is our Presenting Sponsor for our 2019 summer entertainment guide. 

Old Causeway Steak and Oyster House: 1201 E. Bay Avenue in Manahawkin

Friday 10 p.m:   Rock Lobsters
Saturday 10 p.m:   Sneak Attack
Sunday 10 p.m. The ...

MHS Sisters On The Runaway Club Fashion SHow, May 17

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Sisters on the Runway (SOR) will be hosting a fashion show fundraiser on Friday, May 17.

SOR is a student run non-profit organization at Montclair High School, that raises money for victims of domestic violence.

Come out and support Montclair High School students in their biggest fundraiser of the year — the Spring Fashion Show.

Due to the generosity of local ...

Hertzog Resigns from Montclair BOE at Tense Thursday Meeting

May 21, 2019

MONTCLAIR, NJ – It seems that every Montclair Board of Education Meeting this school year has been an adventure, and that was no different on Thursday evening as past-president Laura Hertzog resigned from the board during the public meeting.

 

It’s been a years’ worth of meetings containing tension between the Montclair Education Association and the board over the ...

McCourty Twins Encourage Rutgers Grads To Chase Their Dreams

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Long before Jason and Devin McCourty became Super Bowl champions, even before they rose to football stardom at Rutgers, they were two 155-pound weaklings filled with doubt.

The takeaway, the winners of four Super Bowl rings between them told some 18,000 graduates at Sunday morning’s Rutgers-New Brunswick commencement, is never fear failure even if ...

Advice from Rutgers Class of '19: Don't Party Too Much, Do Your Homework

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Mike Guastaferro was in for a rude awakening when he arrived at Rutgers University.

"I came in from high school where I was (on the) honor roll and all that stuff," he said. "I came into chemistry my freshman year and got my butt handed to me. I was on academic probation my first semester."

It was a reality check for the microbial biotechnology major.

Law Enforcement Officials Investigating Possible Mail and Voter Fraud in Cedar Grove Town Council Election

May 21, 2019

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Federal and state law enforcement officials are now involved in the Cedar Grove Town Council election over five vote-by-mail ballots improperly delivered to the Newark Post Office and brought forth by The Essex County Board of Elections. 

Election board officials received a letter from an employee at the Newark Main Post Office, which is open 24 hours, stating that ...

Cedar Grove Councilman Kumburis' Late Night Post-Election Visit Angers Resident

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - According to Cedar Grove Township ordinance 190-14 soliciting, peddling and canvassing shall only be conducted during the hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.  That did not stop Councilman Harry Kumburis, who lost re-election by 33 votes on Tuesday, from knocking on doors after 10 p.m., allegedly targeting voters who had requested a vote-by-mail ballot but not ...

Cocktail Discovery: Boulevardier at Oakley Kitchen and Cocktails in Nutley

May 24, 2019

NUTLEY, NJ - Campari, Jack Daniels, and Sweet Vermouth walked into a bar, and they became  the Boulevardier. 

As gastronoms discover new flavors and pairings at the Oakely Kitchen and Cocktails, some classic cocktails, that are 'new to you' are being redicovered by the next generation of Nutley residents. The 'Boulevardier' is fast becoming the most talked ...

Law Enforcement Officials Investigating Possible Mail and Voter Fraud in Cedar Grove Town Council Election

May 21, 2019

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Federal and state law enforcement officials are now involved in the Cedar Grove Town Council election over five vote-by-mail ballots improperly delivered to the Newark Post Office and brought forth by The Essex County Board of Elections. 

Election board officials received a letter from an employee at the Newark Main Post Office, which is open 24 hours, stating that ...

No Progress in 'Path To Progress' Meeting; Senate Pres. Sweeney Rushed Off Stage

NEW BRUNSWICK –  It was scheduled to last an hour and a half. It lasted just over 20 minutes.

Senate President Steve Sweeney rushed off stage Thursday night in the middle of a raucous town hall meeting, unwilling to sit and be shouted down when he tried to hype his "Path to Progress" legislation in front of a pro-union audience at Douglass College's Trayes ...

Double Hip Replacement Gives Mountainside Nurse New Outlook

May 24, 2019

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Annie Mueller has been a nurse at Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center since 1992. In recent years, she started experiencing intense hip pain.

“Being a nurse, I was afraid to have the issue addressed because I knew what I was likely going to have to undergo a hip replacement,” said Mueller.

After a vacation with her husband, Mueller knew ...

Mountainside Medical Center: Dinner for Seniors Each Tuesday

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Mountainside Medical Center will be hosting an Older Adult Dining Program every Tuesday.

Dinner will be held in the Cafeteria every Tuesday from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.located on the ground floor of the hospital.

Cost is $6.00 and includes
an entrée, two sides, dessert, small fountain drink or hot beverage.
• Must show membership card to the cashier
• ...

House Fire on Watchung Ave. Bloomfield, Montclair, Nutley, Belleville Units Assist

May 27, 2019

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Crews from the Bloomfield Fire Department responded to a house fire on Watchung Ave. on Saturday May 25. The call came into the deparment at about 11:35 a.m.

Units from Montclair, Nutley and Belleville arrived on the scene to provide assistance and support for Bloomfield.

The fire took place at 515 Watchung Ave, just past Emerson Terrace if driving from Broad St.

Archdiocese of Newark Defends Itself Amid Criticism Over LBGTQ Mural

May 27, 2019

HACKENSACK, NJ – The Archdiocese of Newark is defending itself after coming under fire amid reports that the Catholic Church demanded that an LGBTQ-themed mural be toned down.

Students at the Bergen County Arts & Science Charter School, a public school that rents space from Holy Trinity Church in Hackensack, claimed earlier this week that a student-created mural on a pillar ...

McCourty Twins Encourage Rutgers Grads To Chase Their Dreams

May 20, 2019

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Long before Jason and Devin McCourty became Super Bowl champions, even before they rose to football stardom at Rutgers, they were two 155-pound weaklings filled with doubt.

The takeaway, the winners of four Super Bowl rings between them told some 18,000 graduates at Sunday morning’s Rutgers-New Brunswick commencement, is never fear failure even if ...

Jersey Shore: Memorial Day Weekend LBI Area Entertainment Lineup

May 24, 2019

LONG BEACH ISLAND - It is Memorial Day weekend!  The official kickoff to the 2019 summer season.

The Tide Table Group of Restaurants is our Presenting Sponsor for our 2019 summer entertainment guide. 

Old Causeway Steak and Oyster House: 1201 E. Bay Avenue in Manahawkin

Friday 10 p.m:   Rock Lobsters
Saturday 10 p.m:   Sneak Attack
Sunday 10 p.m. The ...

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Can 24-Hour Soccer Match in Military Park Change Perceptions About Newark After Dark?

May 27, 2019

NEWARK, NJ - Throwing a 24-hour soccer game in Military Park isn’t just a way for one online sports review startup to publicize its website.

It will also change perceptions about Newark after dark, the website’s founder says.

"My pitch to the city was what sends a better message that Newark is safe - your downtown Newark is safe - than having people running around ...

Singin’ and Dancin’ in the Rain at the Komen North Jersey Race for the Cure

May 27, 2019

Sunday, May 5th may have been a wet and soggy day at Liberty State Park in Jersey City, but the downpour couldn’t keep away the “outpouring” of support—an estimated 1,000 people, in fact, braved the weather and came out to participate in the annual Susan G. Komen North Jersey Race for the Cure. ABC-TV Eyewitness News Reporter Anthony Johnson served as Emcee; and there ...

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Tue, May 28, 7:00 AM

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Montclair Community Spay Day

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Wed, May 29, 7:00 PM

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Mysteries of Igor Stravinsky's The Firebird

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Thu, May 30, 10:30 AM

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Four Greek Gods: Demeter, Apollo, Hermes and ...

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Montclair Police Blotter: Arrest for Package Theft, Burglary and More

May 22, 2019

MONTCLAIR, NJ - The following blotter was compiled and realeased by the Montclair Police Department on May 21, 2019:

Arrest:
05-20-2019 (Glenridge Avenue) Mr. Anthony Webber (55yoa from Montclair) was arrested in connection
with a package theft from Trinity Place on 05-14-2019. He was also arrested on open warrant out of
Bloomfield.

Burglary/Theft:
05-14-2019 (Trinity Place) Theft ...

‘Skylight’ Takes Emotional Leap for Two Mismatched Lovers

PRINCETON, NJ – Kyra is living on the edge in an upstairs flat in north-west London. When her former employer, and lover, Tom, comes to see her, he is horrified that she will put up with such a sad, paint-peeling habitat.

But we learn, in David Hare’s fascinating “Skylight,” she is making a statement as well as finding fulfillment in teaching poor children in a rundown ...

Aldi Markets Recall Potentially Contaminated Flour

May 27, 2019

FLEMINGTON, NJ – Aldi supermarkets have announced a recall of flour sold in its stores that may contain E. coli bacteria.

The recall applies to “Bakers Corner All Purpose Flour” which the supermarket chain sold in 11 states, including New Jersey.

The flour affected by the recall was sold in a five-pound bag with the UPC code “041498130404.”

To be cautious, ...