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Wooden Spoon 'Oktoberfest Parking Lot Party' follows Official Grand Opening

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Fresh from their ribbon cutting and official grand opening, the Wooden Spoon on Bloomfield Center's 'Restaruant Row' is hosting their first 'Oktoberfest Parking Lot Party from noon to 6 p.m on Saturday. 

The family friendly event is being billed as a 'southern style Oktoberfest' with brats, a face painter, and 'The Big Hix' to play outside. 

The Wooden Spoon is located at 285 Glenwood Avenue in the space formerly occupied by Senorita's. 

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Essex County Opens New Sheriff's Patrol Headquarters in Newark West Ward

December 15, 2017

NEWARK, NJ - State, county and local officials gathered at the Essex County Sheriff’s Patrol Headquarters on Thursday, where the new modern facility for county police patrol operations was officially opened in Newark’s West Ward.

Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo, Jr., and Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura were joined by Newark Mayor Ras Baraka, ...

Former Rutgers Student Pleads Guilty to Involvement in University Cyber Attack

December 14, 2017

TRENTON, NJ - A former Rutgers student pleaded guilty to his involvement in a series of cyber attacks against the Rutgers University computer network, which left the internet crippled for days at a time, US Department of Justice Officials announced on December 13.

Paras Jha, 21, of Fanwood, faces up to 10 years in prison and a fine of up to $250,000, US officials announced, after he pled ...

Upcoming Events

Sat, December 16

Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary, Bernardsville

NJ Audubon: Volunteer Art Show!

Arts & Entertainment Green

Sat, December 16, 10:00 AM

West Essex High School, North Caldwell

Holiday Vendor Bazaar

Education Giving Back Health & Wellness Other

Sat, December 16, 10:00 AM

Cedar Grove Public Library, Cedar Grove

Stand up for Essex County's children - free ...

Giving Back Law & Justice

Reader More Offended by Comments Against President, than Cheeky Cow Logo

December 11, 2017

Compared to a cartoonish image of a cow with a big butt‎, I'm much more offended by Ms. Tingle's baseless smear of the President of the United States as a "sexual predator." I assume because she didn't name him and he's a public figure, it's OK to publish what otherwise would be considered libel. 

Ironically, although what Ms. Tingle wrote is likely ...

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

December 13, 2017

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


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. 

12-06-2017 (Bloomfield Avenue) Mr. Savon Hayles, 27yoa from Montclair, ...

'It's a Wonderful Life'from film to stage to radio

‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ shows surprising appeal as radio/stage production

By Liz Keill

MADISON, NJ – The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey has selected a nostalgic and heartwarming version of the classic Frank Capra movie from the 1140’s to entertain holiday audiences. “It’s a Wonderful Life” has somehow become a classic Christmas ...

Survey: Is Rent Control in Montclair's Future?

December 16, 2017

MONTCLAIR, NJ - The Montclair NAACP is seeking community input regarding rent prices in Montclair. Should there be a cap or not? They are encouraging all residents to take the survey and let them know your thoughts.

Are Montclair renters cost burden and need relief in the current rental market in Montclair? Have your voice heard.

This is the question that William Scott is posing to ...