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Montclair Cooperative School Chess Tournament, June 18

The Montclair Cooperative School, 65 Chestnut Street in Montclair, will host an Open Chess Tournament on Sunday, June 18. Doors open 8 a.m., first round begins 9 a.m.  Fee is $40 at the door.  All students in grades 1-8, from any school, are eligible to compete. Trophies and ribbons will be awarded for top place finishers.  The event is an unrated, five-round Swiss tournament (G/15). There will be two sections: Section I for first to third graders, and Section II for fourth to eighth graders.  For more information about the Co-o chess tournament or chess summer camp, email SteveM@montclaircoop.org or visit http://montclaircoop.org/co-op-hosting-open-chess-tournament-june-18th.

Starts: 06/18/2017 at 12:00am

Ends: 06/18/2017 at 11:30pm

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Address: 65 Chestnut St

Venue: Montclair Cooperative School

City: Montclair

Zip Code: 07042

State: NJ

Contact Person: George Hayes

Phone: 9732238562

Email: georgeh@montclaircoop.org

Website: http//:montclaircoop.org

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/montclaircoop

Twitter: https://twitter.com/MontclairCoop

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Bloomfield Police Capture Package Thief Following Anonymous Tip

December 14, 2017

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - An anonymous tip from a witness led to the arrest of a man suspected of package theft. The arrest was made Wednesday afternoon after the theft of a UPS package from the porch of a home on North 15th Street. 

James Ramos, 33, was located with the stolen package in his possession by  Bloomfield Police Officer Robert Estelle and Detective James Peri and ...

Student Activists Disrupt Rutgers Board of Trustees, Call for Minimum Wage Increase

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Montclair Police Blotter: Holiday Decorations Stolen, Theft Through Unlocked Doors and More

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - The following blotter was issued by the Motclair Police Department on December 12, 2018.

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12-06-2017 (Glenridge Avenue) Mr. Jamal Liggins, 38yoa from Montclair, was arrested and charged with Disorderly persons for being intoxicated in the street and refusing to comply with officers. 

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – If anyone can portray God, it must be Kathleen Turner. Local theatre goers are fortunate indeed, to have the throaty, stage smart Turner in our midst.

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New Jersey Greets Governor-Elect Murphy With Cautious Optimism

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NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. – New Jerseyans see a glimmer of hope for the Garden State following Phil Murphy’s gubernatorial victory in November, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll.

After an increasingly pessimistic outlook about the state for the past two years, residents have slightly reversed course: while 60 percent believe New Jersey is still going off on the wrong ...