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Montclair Resident to Discuss History of Jews and the Mob Tonight


UPPER MONTCLAIR, NJ - Chabad of Montclair Presents a History of Jews and the Mob discussion by

 Myron Sugerman on Thursday, April 27 at 7:30 p.m.

The event will take place at the Montclair Women’s Club, located at 82 Union Street, Montclair.

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Montclair resident Myron Sugerman will dazzle you with the story of the mob’s impact on the American Nazi Party in the 1930’s and the mob’s role in supplying money and weapons to the underground armies during Israel’s fight for independence.

 Myron was born in Newark, NJ, during the Mob’s glory days, his father Barney “Sugie” Sugerman was good friends and business partners with the “A List” of Jewish, Italian and Irish leaders in the mob, including Meyer Lansky, Abner “Longie” Zwillman, Joe “Doc” Stacher, Gerard “Jerry” Catena, Richie “The Boot” Boiardo, Al Miniaci, Frank Brehenny and many others.

Hear the story from the self-proclaimed, 'Last Jewish Gangster.' 

Myron is the co-author with the award winning writer Michael Levin on a book about his life titled “The Last Jewish Gangster, from Meyer to Myron” which is scheduled to be released this summer

Lubavitch Center of Essex County, under the auspices of the Rabbinical College of America.

Light refreshments will be served. Suggested donation $10.00.

Please let us know you’re coming so we can plan accordingly, RSVP to, or RSVP via Eventbrite

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Cedar Grove Police: No Charges Filed in Memorial Middle School Social Media Incident

March 20, 2018

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Cedar Grove police announced that the investigation into a "concerning" comment made by a Memorial Middle School via social media in late February has concluded and no charges have been filed.

According to police, the comment, which was reportedly made on Instagram Live, could not be substantiated and there was no probable cause to file a charge.  Police ...

Bloomfield Commemorates Restoration of Historic Theodore Ward House at 41 Park Place

March 20, 2018

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The Bloomfield Township Council presented a proclamation to Lou and Cynthia Mandarakas for their restoration of the Theodore Ward House at 41 Park Place. The Mandarakases purchased the 130-year-old home in 2008 and financed the cost of interior and exterior restorations.

Built in 1887 by Theodore Hastings Ward, an early president of the Bloomfield Saving Bank, the Victorian ...

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March 20, 2018

TAPintoTravels - After three Nor’easters, you would think we could catch a break. They do say the fourth one is always the best.  This time, we should be very well practiced.

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