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Tickets Available for 'Diva Beauty Pageant' Hosted by the Jefferson Foundation, Aug. 26

MONTCLAIR, NJ - On Sunday August 26, join the Jefferson Foundation at Montclair Art Museum for a evening of fashion entitled, "Diva Beauty Pageant."

Jo-Ann Jefferson, business owner of Jefferson's Cafe, has hosted this event for many years raising funds for the annual scholarship program.

Scholarship Applicants - Must submit a 500 word essay entitled, "Why I Need a Scholarship" that details why they should be selected.

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Essays must be emailed ASAP, as deadline has passed to:
Jeffersonfoundation@yahoo.com

Participants include: 
Mayor Robert Jackson - Keynote Speakr.
Katherine Nicholas - DIVA Pageant contestant                  
Eddie Nicholas - "The Judge" in the skit "Here Comes the Judge"
Albert Pelham - Speaker and Honoree
Bonni Taylor - Honoree
MAAHF - Honoree

For information: jeffersonfoundation@yahoo.com

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Bloomfield Applies for Sustainable Jersey Grant to Fund Initial Planning for Transformative Green Energy Future Proposal

September 23, 2017

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Bloomfield took a major step forward toward a green future with an application for a $10,000 Sustainable Jersey grant. If awarded, the grant would fund large-scale Solar Panel and Electric Vehicle Charging facilities in the area of the municipal complex. 

"This grant funding will hopefully allow us to take the first step toward what we envision as ...

Little Falls PTA Board Members Step Down After Funds Go Missing

September 23, 2017

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Over 120 local parents and guardians filled the gymnasium at School No. 2 during last night's School No. 2 and No. 3 Parent Teacher Association (PTA) meeting. The board addressed allegations of missing funds which were earmarked for student activities. It was also announced that the PTA board treasurer and budget and finance committee chairperson had stepped down ...

Upcoming Events

Sat, September 23

The Wayrick Wildlife Gallery, at the Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Gallery, Bernardsville

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Arts & Entertainment Education Green

Sat, September 23, 9:00 AM

Clipper Pavilion, West Orange

4th Annual Heroes for Children 5k and Family Fun ...

Giving Back Health & Wellness

Sat, September 23, 10:00 AM

Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary, Bernardsville

NJ Audubon: Digital Photography Workshop 1: ...

Education Green

To the Editor: EPA Cuts and Congressman Frelinghuysen

September 13, 2017

To the Editor:

The Environmental Protection Agency is under great threat. While chaos and confusion swirl around the Trump White House, and the public is distracted by the Russia Investigation, the egregious behavior of the president regarding Charlottesville, tweet upon crazy tweet and rallies, there is undermining of regulations in various departments. These regulations, passed by both ...

Sam Shepard's 'Simpatico' takes off

Sam Shepard’s “Simpatico” has a forceful workout at McCarter Theatre.

By Liz Keill

PRINCETON, NJ – If you’re at all familiar with the works of Sam Shepard, you know that he writes about gritty, unforgiving characters in what appear to be hopeless situations.

In “Simpatico,” we learn that Vinnie and Carter are former partners in a race horse ...

Montclair Women's Club to Hold Open House and Free Workshop, Sept. 27

September 21, 2017

The Montclair Women’s Club  is preparing for an exciting year of events as we enter our 103rd year serving the Montclair area.  On Wednesday September 27th at 7pm, we will be hosting an Open House with a free workshop to follow at 7:30pm, Women in Transition:  Accessing Your Innate Wisdom by Beth Taylor Hart. Our Open House, to be held at our 82 Union Street clubhouse, is an ...