Press Releases

October 15, 2018

It’s a wrap for the Great American Read! Enjoy the finale of PBS’s Great American Read on our spacious auditorium’s large screen. We’ll reveal the top ten Montclair favorites of the 100 Great American Read books! Programming for The Great American Read is offered as part of a grant from the ...

Read more »

MONTCLAIR, NJ - The Montclair Kimberley Academy girl’s and boy’s varsity cross-country teams both took second place among small high schools at the Greystone Invitational on Friday, October 12, in Morris Plans. Senior Anna Schaller (Montclair) placed third overall and first in the girls’ small ...

Read more »

The Cedar Grove Elks will hold its Bi-annual Fish Fry at the CG Elks lodge this Weds. 10/17 from 5 to 7:30 pm. It is being cooked once again by "tastefullybritish.com" a vendor used many times by the Elks for this successful fundraiser. Cost is $17 per dinner which includes Fish (or Chicken), ...

Read more »

Come meet and read with Cruz! Cruz is a retired racing greyhound! Greyhounds are the second fastest land animal (behind the cheetah) and can run up to 45 miles an hour. He lived in Florida, ran 104 races and won 17 of them. Now that he’s retired (at age 5), he enjoys walks, car rides, lots of naps, ...

Read more »

Find out how to construct a fantastic college essay from "soup to nuts!" Alisha is the founder of Davlin Tutoring. She holds an M.Ed. from Columbia University and an MFA from NYU. She has worked with more than 500 clients and students. As a former NYU outside undergraduate admissions reader, she ...

Read more »

MONTCLAIR, NJ – New Jersey Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson on Friday recognized and thanked audiologists who have participated in the New Jersey Hearing Project, which provides free refurbished hearing aids to eligible older residents. Johnson thanked the audiologists from throughout ...

Read more »

On September 27, 2018 over 70 students and faculty attended Suicide Awareness and Intervention Training at Essex County College. The 2 and ½ hour training was conducted by Caring Contact and sponsored by the Social Work Student Association and spearheaded by Adjunct Professor Mary Jenkins. The ...

Read more »

TRENTON, NJ – Women suffering from health-related hair loss will get a complimentary wig on October 15 as part of “Covered with Compassion."  The initiative is a wig giveaway sponsored by Assemblywoman Britnee N. Timerlake (D-Essex, Passaic), in partnership with Susan G. Komen North Jersey, East ...

Read more »

The Montclair Fund for Educational Excellence (MFEE), the Montclair Public Schools, and The Montclair Community Council for Young Children (MCCYC) are excited to launch You Got This! an engaging mini-conference for Montclair families with young children on Sunday, October 28, from 1:30PM  - 5:30PM ...

Read more »

On Sunday, October 28, 2018, runners and community members from across northern New Jersey will come together to participate in the Halloween 5K to Scare Hunger Away, being held at the Garret Mountain Reservation in Woodland Park, New Jersey. This Halloween-themed charity race is being hosted by ...

Read more »

What does it take to succeed in the world of fashion? A panel of women who have started fashion companies will share their stories, including tips, advice, lessons learned and more. Speakers include Fabiola Arias, owner and designer at Fabiola Arias LLC; Susan Hess, owner/designer ...

Read more »

Curious about eBooks, eAudiobooks, videos, or music? Or do you need help with your tablet or smartphone? eLibrary support drop-ins are back at the Edgemont House! Thursday, September 6 & 20, October 11 & 25, and November 15 & 29 at 10:30 am. Edgemont Park House is located on ...

Read more »

Anyone who already registered to attend will receive an e-mail about the new date and time once it is solidified. You may still register below to be added to the list. This registration page will be updated ASAP. Alex will be in conversation with a TBA partner at the event. The event is free ...

Read more »

When Farmer Chris from Quiver Farms, Pennsburg, Pennsylvania  walked into The Early School of Temple B’nai Abraham, in Livingston,  with apples, an apple press and grinder followed by  an array of animals─ 2 rabbits, 2 guinea pigs and a miniature horse named Conrad, it was beginning of an ...

Read more »

Bing Yao, PhD., senior physicist and manager of the Rocco Ortenzio Neuroimaging Center at Kessler Foundation in West Orange, New Jersey is studying the link between iron in the brain and cognitive fatigue in Multiple Sclerosis (MS). Dr. Yao’s new research study is exploring how too much iron in the ...

Read more »

THE REDPATH EVENT THE #METOO MOVEMENT: ONE YEAR LATER Wednesday, Oct. 24, 7:30pm, South Orange Middle School, Little Theater More than just a hashtag, the #MeToo Movement has become a global phenomenon. What has happened in the months since this powerful movement took the world by storm? ...

Read more »

Livingston, NJ – A panel of experts will be featured at an upcoming NCJW/Essex Lunch and Learn addressing #MeToo: What’s Next? The panel will discuss the #MeToo movement which has ignited a revolution, how we got here and how we move forward. The program will take place on Wednesday, November 7, ...

Read more »

Bing Yao, PhD., senior physicist and manager of the Rocco Ortenzio Neuroimaging Center at Kessler Foundation in West Orange, New Jersey is studying the link between iron in the brain and cognitive fatigue in Multiple Sclerosis (MS). Dr. Yao’s new research study is exploring how too much iron in the ...

Read more »

NEWARK, NJ - Celebrate the harvest season under the stars in the beautiful gardens of the Judith L. Shipley Urban Environmental Center, 32 Prince Street in Newark on Thursday, October 11th from 6:00 p.m. till 9:00 p.m. when Greater Newark Conservancy hosts its first annual Fall Food Fest in the ...

Read more »

Four Hands Flying! Extraordinary Husband-Wife Jazz Piano Duo  to Perform in Summit on October 27, 2018   There will be plenty of classic jazz and some funny marital banter when  Stephanie Trick and Paolo Alderighi take the stage in Summit on October 27th. The dynamic duo is appearing ...

Read more »

FAIRFIELD, NJ - Today the Mikie Sherrill for Congress campaign announced that for the third quarter in a row, Mikie Sherrill broke the New Jersey House fundraising record, with $2.7 million raised in the third quarter. This brings Mikie Sherrill’s total raise to $7 million, and she enters the last ...

Read more »

PHILADELPHIA, PA - Every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood. To help meet the constant demand for lifesaving blood donations and prevent blood shortages this winter, the American Red Cross is urging individuals and organizations to be winter heroes by hosting a blood drive. Right now, ...

Read more »

Juniors Seek Donations to Help Food Drive Succeed VERONA, NJ - The Junior Woman’s Club of Verona will kick-off this year’s Verona Fights Hunger Week on Sunday, October 14, 2018.  The town-wide food drive will run through Saturday, October 20, 2018.   Verona Fights Hunger Week is a town wide ...

Read more »

Join us for a talk and Q&A with former longtime Montclair resident Karen Shiffman Lateiner, author of Timeless Dance: A Story of Change and Loss. Please register at the link provided. This event will take place in the auditorium at the Montclair Public Library. Starts: 2018-10-17 Ends: ...

Read more »

Be SMART: A Conversation About Children, Guns, and Safety   Where:Bloomfield Public Library. Broad Street, Bloomfield When: Wednesday, October 17 Time: 11:00am   The Essex County Chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America invites you to attend a presentation of ...

Read more »

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair Kimberley Academy's Annual All-School Gathering will be held on October 5. Included among the special guests, will be Montclair Mayor Robert Jackson, who is also a 1973 graduate.  Headmaster Thomas W. Nammack will welcome 1,042 students, over 200 faculty and staff ...

Read more »

Are your friends and family prepared in the event of a fire?  October is Fire Prevention Month, the perfect time to learn about fire safety and develop a plan if danger strikes. In an effort to help families easily find fire safety information and learn more about the benefit of fire sprinklers, ...

Read more »

Fairfield, NJ -- The National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare announced their endorsement of U.S. Navy veteran and former Assistant U.S. Attorney Mikie Sherrill for New Jersey’s 11th Congressional District. “Mikie Sherrill understands and supports the critical roles that ...

Read more »

The Grover Cleveland Birthplace Memorial Association and The Montclair Orchestra are pleased to announce that Miss New Jersey, Jaime Gialloreto will assume the role of First Lady Frances Cleveland at her husband’s inaugural ball at the Women's Club of Upper Montclair on Saturday, November 10th, ...

Read more »

MONTCLAIR, NJ – Ten years ago, Montclair’s Wellmont Theater reopened as a live entertainment venue, and to celebrate, will host an anniversary “OkTENberfest” open house party on Saturday, October 27, from 1:00-6:00 p.m. To further commemorate this milestone, The Wellmont is releasing a portion of ...

Read more »