Press Releases

March 24, 2019

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Broadway legend Rebecca Luker, the star of Cinderella, Mary Poppins, Showboat, The Secret Garden, The Sound of Music, and the Music Man, headlines the Montclair State Public Relations Student Society of America's seventh annual benefit for Autism New Jersey. Not just one Broadway ...

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After a pilot crash-lands on a remote island and tells of conflict and strife, Diana, an Amazonian warrior in training, leaves home to fight a war. In the process, she comes into her full powers and learns her destiny. Rated PG-13. Starring Gal Gadot, Chris Pine and Robin Wright; directed ...

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WASHINGTON - Approximately 70,000 pounds of Tyson Foods, frozen, ready-to-eat chicken strips may be contaminated with pieces of metal, announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The recall was initiated after two consumer complaints were ...

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PATERSON, NJ - The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Passaic County Film Commission have announced that the 15th annual Passaic County Film Festival will be held on Saturday, April 13. The event which will feature a variety of short films show on the big screen will take place ...

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Livingston, NJ,  – Have you ever been caught unprepared for the questions your children ask or wondered what they talk about when they think you’re not listening? The newest NCJW/Essex project, Carpool Conversations, aims to provide parents with the tools necessary to engage in conversations with ...

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WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service will provide a free online, web-based information session in two languages on Thursday, March 28, 2019, to help people understand how to do a ‘Paycheck Checkup.’ Doing a Paycheck Checkup means checking tax withholding using the IRS Withholding Calculator ...

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                (TRENTON) – On legislation (A-4498) that would revise procedures for expunging records of conviction, which was advanced today by the Assembly Appropriations Committee, sponsors Assembly Democrats Jamel Holley, Angela McKnight and Benjie Wimberly issued the following ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - After a recent vacation to Africa, Montclair resident Erica Gerstman and her family came home and wanted to find a way to make a difference in the lives of the children that have so much potential but have limited resources. She and her husband place a huge emphasis on teaching ...

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(Newark, NJ) – The Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders held its 2019 “Salute to the Irish” St. Patrick’s Day Celebration on Thursday, March 7, 2019, at the Hall of Records in Newark, New Jersey. The ceremony commemorated the heritage and traditions of the Irish community. This year’s event ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - On February 28th, The City of East Orange hosted a Black History Month Celebration & Lifetime Citizen Awards at Cicely Tyson School Performing Arts Center featuring Special Guest Speaker Lt. Governor Sheila Y. Oliver.  The theme was centered on the “Great Migration,” the ...

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Before Anderson Park existed, three houses and a fire station sat on the property. Find out where they went and other surprising stories about how this Olmsted-designed Essex County park came to be created over a century ago, how it shaped Upper Montclair, and how it led to the formation of other ...

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As the courtship season begins for peregrine falcons,residents of all ages and visitors from all over the world can observe and study one of the fastest animals on earth by, tuning in to the Union County Falcon Cam. “The Falcon Cam is a great opportunity for residents of all ages to experience ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — With the “good old summertime” now within reach, it's almost time to share time outdoors with friends and families at parties, barbecues, the local swimming pool, nearby lake or the ocean. With swimming pool openings approaching, the British Swim School is urging the public to ...

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Pillsbury Unbleached All-Purpose 5 lb Flour has been voluntarily recalled by parent company, Hometown Food Company. The company initiated a limited, voluntary recall on two lots of the flour due to possible Salmonella contamination.  According to the company, two specific lot codes may be ...

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  “Plant” your May event information in our annual Calendar of Events! May in Montclair tulip and daffodil bulbs have been planted and distributed free of cost to schools, park conservancies, houses of worship, and in the business districts all over town.   Now it’s time to light up our ...

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According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) 2017 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), approximately 19.7 million people ages 12 and older had a substance use disorder related to their abuse of alcohol or drugs. Identifying the signs of a substance ...

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WEST ORANGE, N.J.-- The Friendly Sons of the Shillelagh, Essex Division are planning their 51st Annual Dinner Dance for Saturday, May 4th at Mayfair Farms in West Orange. The event will begin at 6:00 with a cocktail hour with dinner and dancing to follow at 7:30 p.m. This year’s Honorees ...

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“Plant” your May event information in our annual Calendar of Events! May in Montclair tulip and daffodil bulbs have been planted and distributed free of cost to schools, park conservancies, houses of worship, and in the business districts all over town.   Now it’s time to light up our town ...

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The Morris Museum is pleased to present an afternoon of music by Johann Sebastian Bach on Sunday, March 24, 2019 from 12:00PM – 5:00PM as part of the international movement, Bach in the Subways. This program was started by Dale Henderson in New York City in 2011, as a way to bring classical ...

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The Undoing Racism Committee of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Montclair (UUCM) invites you to its annual jazz lunch to honor Women’s History Month. The lunch program will be held Sunday, March 24, 2019 from 12:30 to 2:30pm in Fletcher Hall, Unitarian Universalist Congregation at ...

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WASHINGTON – The Internal Revenue Service today renewed its effort to encourage taxpayers to review their tax withholding using the IRS Withholding Calculator and make any needed adjustments early in 2019. Doing a Paycheck Checkup can help you avoid having too little or too much tax withheld ...

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St. Paul Baptist Church will host a Gospel Jazz Concert at the Montclair Art Museum on Saturday, April 6, 2019.  This audience-engaging “Praise Groove with Jazz” event which begins at 2:00 P.M. is an expression of the church’s desire to intentionally connect with our neighbors through community ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - On February 28th, The City of East Orange hosted a Black History Month Celebration & Lifetime Citizen Awards at Cicely Tyson School Performing Arts Center featuring Special Guest Speaker Lt. Governor Sheila Y. Oliver.  The theme was centered on the “Great Migration,” the ...

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Summit resident and Bentley University student Jackson Stern has been named to the Next Generation Committee of Summit-based Family Promise, the national leader addressing the issue of family homelessness.  Millennials (born 1981 - 1996) have surpassed baby boomers as the largest adult ...

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Back by popular demand, CPAW NJ is again pawtnering with People for Animals (PFA) and Acme Markets on Valley Road to bring PFA’s SpayStation Mobile Surgical Unit (aka Neuter Commuter) to Montclair. Low cost spay/neuter services will be available the last Tuesday of every month. We hope that over ...

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Since the age of 18, Audrey Gholston had struggled with her weight. “Like a lot of women, I started gaining weight after I had my first child,” said Gholston. “I tried different weight loss methods but I always gained back any weight that I had lost.” After more than a decade of weight ...

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Five days, 67 events, 137 authors. That is what you can expect when Succeed2gether’s Montclair Literary Festival takes place later this month from March 20 to March 24, with the main festival day on Saturday March 23. The organizers of the festival added two more ticketed events just this past ...

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Adults of all ages will benefit from this free seminar.  Learn how to make the best end-of-life choices for you and your loved ones.  Experts will address life insurance, living wills, powers of attorney, funeral arrangements, and more.  Join us to lessen the emotional and financial bereavement ...

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  Morristown, NJ -- New Jersey Theatre Alliance (“the Alliance”) is offering over 70 performances and programs for children and adults free-of-charge or at significantly discounted rates during its 22nd annual Stages Festival (“Stages”), a statewide, month-long event. Events will take place at ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ - AAA is reminding drivers that the change to Daylight Saving Time may create distraction on the roadway and challenges for drivers who lost an hour of sleep. Daylight Saving Time begins Sunday March 10 at 2 a.m. “As we spring forward, drivers should be aware that the time ...

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