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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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Holiday Lights Spectacular Opens at Turtle Back Zoo

November 18, 2017

WEST ORANGE, NJ — After reaching its 12th-consecutive attendance milestone in 2016 with 795,558 visitors, the Turtle Back Zoo invites the public to the 11th annual Holiday Lights Spectacular, featuring 50 figures illuminated by one million lights both at the zoo and the surrounding Essex County South Mountain Recreation Complex.

Officially opened on Friday, the Holiday Lights ...

Hub City native, longtime boxer, facing off for global title in Atlantic City this weekend

November 17, 2017

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - New Brunswick native and legendary boxer Jorge “King” Diaz has certainly had his ups and downs over the years, and in some ways, he’s epitomized the rags to riches story.

Jorge was born in New Brunswick and throughout his youth, moved around to Puerto Rico, Franklin Township and North Brunswick, before finally settling down in Somerset some years ...

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Tue, November 21

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

NJ Audubon: The Wayrick Wildlife Art Gallery -- ...

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Tue, November 21, 10:30 AM

Seton Hall University, South Orange

Ryan Roa - It's Complicated

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Tue, November 21, 12:00 PM

Montclair Art Museum, Montclair

Philemona Williamson: Metaphorical Narratives ...

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Montclair Police Blotter: Juveniles Charged for Entering & Utilizing Vacant Apartment, and More

November 16, 2017

MONTCLAIR, NJ - The following is the blotter released by the Montclair Police Department on November 14, 2017:

11-13- 2017 (Mission Street) Four Montclair juveniles were charged with Defiant Trespass for entering
and utilizing a vacant apartment.

Burglary/Theft:
11-07- 2017 (Wayside Place) Burglary to a residence. No sign of forced entry. Jewelry was taken in this
incident.
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Historic Holiday House Tours at the Kingsland Manor

November 17, 2017

Essex County Historic Holiday House Tours at the

Kingsland Manor in Nutley

Saturday, December 2 and Sunday December 3

1 pm to 4 pm

A 1700s brownstone Dutch colonial steeped in history and decorated for the holiday season. Come explore this  historic Homestead of the Kingsland family and beyond, set  within park like grounds overlooking a pond and waterfalls.

Free ...