Montclair Top Stories

May 14, 2021

MONTCLAIR, NJ - The Bellevue Theatre, located in Upper Montclair, is slated to reopen in the fall or early 2022, officials announced this week. During an intimate ceremony held Thursday at the movie venue located at 260 Bellevue Avenue, the Bellevue Theatre President Doreen Sayegh, on behalf ...

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About 1 million people in the United States suffer from ulcerative colitis, an inflammatory bowl disease that causes inflammation and sores in the digestive tract. Gastroenterologist Dr. Oleg Shulik recently worked with a patient to develop a holistic approach to treatment that allowed her to stop ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair business Ray’s Luncheonette has been awarded a $40,000 grant from American Express, officials announced on Wednesday. Ray's was among 25 historic and culturally significant restaurants in the U.S. that were selected by American Express, in partnership with the National ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Essex County will distribute food in Glen Field Park on Thursday, May 13 Starting at 9 AM. 500 boxes of food will be giving on a first come, first served basis. Recipients are required to wear masks. In addition, cars will be required to line up along Maple Avenue to receive a ...

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Mountainside Medical Center will begin a new Post-COVID exercise program individually designed for those who have had COVID-19 to improve their strength, flexibility, endurance and activities of daily living.  The goal of the program is to improve quality of life and promote positive lifestyle ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - The Montclair Center BID is pleased to announce Springboard Montclair, a small business start-up grant competition that will help fund two businesses to lease space in downtown Montclair.  Applications will open on Monday, May 10 at montclaircenter.com.  All applications must be ...

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MONTCLAIR, New Jersey (May 9, 2021) – National Hospital Week begins on May 9. National Hospital Week is an opportunity to highlight hospitals, health systems and healthcare workers and the ways they support the needs of their community. The American Hospital Association has recognized this year’s ...

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HILLSIDE, NJ — The Community FoodBank of New Jersey (CFBNJ), Mercer Street Friends, and NORWESCAP announced that the Salvation Army Montclair Citadel was among the selection of 292 partner food pantries, soup kitchens, and other local food assistance charities to receive grants through a ...

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MADISON, NJ - Madison girls lacrosse improved to 7-2 following Saturday’s 10-3 victory over Montclair Kimberley. The Dodgers had 15 shots on goals and 18 ground balls. Shea Baggett scored three goals, Bridget Hanley added two goals and three assists, Brooke Kleiven finished with two goals and an ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair Public Library will present Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Barry Meier in conversation with Michael Isikoff, chief investigative correspondent at Yahoo News about Meier’s new book, “Spooked,” covering the rise of the private spying industry. This program, ...

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MONTCLAIR, New Jersey (May 3, 2021) – Hackensack Meridian Mountainside Medical Center has launched a “Name the Robot Contest” for the hospital’s new da Vinci XI system.  The hospital is asking local community members to put their creative thinking caps and suggest a nickname for the robot. The ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ — Mountainside Medical Center has announced today its acquisition of Immedicenter offices in Bloomfield and Clifton. The offices will be renamed Hackensack Meridian Mountainside Immedicenter. Serving the community for over 35 years, Immedicenter provides patients with immediate ...

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NEW JERSEY — New Jersey's"Shot and a Beer" program which encourages eligible residents, ages 21 and over to get vaccinated has expanded.  Any New Jerseyan who gets their first vaccine dose can take their vaccination card to a participating brewery will receive a free beer. The program will end on ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Members of the community demanded the Board of Education (BOE) conduct a thorough investigation into mistreatment allegations described in a letter from Supervisor of Buildings and Grounds Robert Kelley in Wednesday’s BOE meeting.  The letter refers to a “years-long pattern of ...

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MONTCLAIR, New Jersey – National Nurses week begins on May 6, the birthday of the founder of modern nursing, Florence Nightingale. This annual celebration acknowledges the work nurses do for others and provides an opportunity to thank them for the work they do each day. Last year, the World ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - The Montclair Township Council's May 4 meeting was expected to be long, due to controversial decisions made for the 2021 municipal budget that would attract dozens of residents to the public comment part, and it was.  Concerns from councilors over items up for a vote made the ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - The Montclair Planning Board finally resolved the issue of the Orange Road parking deck at its May 3 meeting. The final approval for Montclair Acquisition Partners (MAP) to extend the floors on the parking deck in place of a lift-and-slide system was passed after negotiations on a ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ – Alec Grabowski has been named chief operating officer (COO) for Hackensack Meridian Mountainside Medical Center.  He replaces Tim O’Brien, who was promoted to chief executive officer in August 2020. Grabowski comes to Mountainside Medical Center with over a decade of healthcare ...

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Summer is just around the corner, and with it comes a bevy of pastimes requiring arm strength. Whether swimming, swinging a bat or pushing a lawnmower, our upper extremities get plenty of use during warmer months. It is a good time to talk about how we can help you take extra care of your body, ...

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  MONTCLAIR, NJ - These local, eco-friendly businesses help Montclair residents stay green in convenient and innovative ways.    Java’s Compost - Feed the Earth without leaving your doorstep   Composting is easier said than done—while rewarding, it takes infinite patience. Thanks to ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - The Chatham boys lacrosse team may have shown a glimpse of the team it can be this season in the fourth quarter when it pulled away for its 6-2 win over Montclair on Saturday at Cougar Field. Goals by Jack Berger, Ted Manitta and Cullen Decker keyed a 3-0 surge in the fourth ...

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Montclair, NJ (April 2021) – Spine surgery may sound scary, but for many people living with failed back surgery syndrome (FBSS), revision spine surgery is a welcomed procedure that may improve their quality of life in ways they have not experienced in years. Medical Director of Mountainside ...

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Montclair, NJ– Mountainside Medical Center recognizes and encourages global efforts to improve the healthcare experience for patients, their families and caregivers. The hospital is celebrating Patient Experience (PX) Week April 26 – April 30, 2021. PX Week is brought to the healthcare community ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ  – Frances Aboushi will be recommended as Principal of Bradford Elementary School at the May 5 Board of Education public meeting, officials announced. Aboushi, currently Assistant Principal at Glenfield Middle School, is expected to begin transitioning to her new role on May 6. An ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Several Montclair police officers were recognized on Wednesday for their service to the community. During a celebration held at Edgemont Park, Robin Lavorato, Executive Director of the Essex Health and Wellness Recovery Center at Saint Michael’s Medical Center recognized ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Lauren Kaiser of Montclair will have her work displayed at Farmstead Arts during its spring art show – EXUBUERANCE! This virtual exhibit features the diverse works of eighteen artists whose works are inspired by the energy, beauty and hope of a new spring. The show will run ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Following a groundswell of support for an elected Board of Education in Montclair, Mayor Sean Spiller broke his silence on Thursday. He stated that he is in support of whichever method the residents decide is best. Spiller said, "I have the utmost confidence in the judgement of ...

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WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06), Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ), Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ), Congressman Tom Malinowski (NJ-07), Congressman Bill Pascrell (NJ-09), Congressman Albio Sires (NJ-08), Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11), Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - The leading issue at Tuesday's Fourth Ward community meeting, was the proposed Essex-Hudson Greenway project that would transform a retired railway line from Montclair to Hoboken into a linear green space for walking, cycling, conservation and passive recreation. Hosted by Fourth ...

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Montclair, NJ — The YMCA of Montclair is pleased to announce a $5,313 contribution from Team Up Montclair and Montclair United Soccer Club towards the Y’s fundraising goal to build an inclusive playground. This planned colorful and creative playground located at the Geyer Family Y will be available ...

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