Martin Luther King, Newark, and the Cool Spring of 1968

Newark's late 1960s story is often told through the interweaving of histories of black power and violence. By examining events too often overshadowed by the great attention paid to the uprising of 1967, this class offers new historical visions of Newark, black power, and the legacy of the 1960s.

*The original event date was rescheduled due to a weather emergency.

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  1. Adult School Dept. of Montclair Public Library
  2. 973-744-0500 ext. 2224
  3. info@adultschool.org
Wed, May 02
7:00 pm — 9:00 pm
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Newark's late 1960s story is often told through the interweaving of histories of black power and violence. By examining events too often overshadowed by the great attention paid to the uprising of 1967, this class offers new historical visions of Newark, black power, and the legacy of the 1960s.

*The original event date was rescheduled due to a weather emergency.

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Montclair Firefighters Assist in Early Morning Fire in Maplewood

September 18, 2018

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - There was a house fire at 10 Nelson Pl. in the early morning hours of Sept. 11, with Maplewood firefighters responding to a report of smoke at the home at about 3:20 a.m., according to a statement from Maplewood Fire Department Chief Michael R. Dingelstedt.

The first arriving engine reported heavy fire coming from the rear of the second floor, with Maplewood police officers ...

Flemington-Raritan School Fungus a $500K Problem

September 13, 2018

FLEMINGTON, N.J. – The cost to remediate the fungus problem at the schools in the Flemington-Raritan School District keeps rising as parts of some of its six schools remain closed to staff and students.

Fungus found in the schools prompted the district to postpone the first day of school for students from Sept. 6 to yesterday, Sept. 11.

“We had issues in all six of our ...

Montclair Police Blotter: Business Window Shattered, Recovered Stolen Vehicle and More

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - The following blotter was published by the Montclair Police Department on September 4, 2018:

Arrests:
08/29/2018 (Bloomfield Avenue): Cemeka Skeen, 39 y/o from Montclair was arrested on an open
warrant out of South Brunswick.
Burglary/Theft:
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fled the store with ...

'Age of Innocence' captures Wharton's 1870s New York

‘Age of Innocence’ captures Wharton’s 1870’s New York

By LIZ KEILL

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Douglas McGrath adapted the novel for a stirring, 95-minute production at the McCarter Theatre ...

'Brick City' takes on high school angst

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By LIZ KEILL

UNION, NJ – Premiere Stages at Kean University presents a new play by Nicole Pandolfo. “Brick City” is an exploration of two seniors in high school and their search for meaningful lives, while their teacher/mentor, Veronica, is also turning her life around.

There are a number of loose ends in ...

Join the Essex County Paper Shredding Day, Sept. 29

September 19, 2018

CEDAR GROVE, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. and the Essex County Department of Public Works invite Essex County residents to the Essex County Paper Shredding Day. It will be held as follows:

 

Date:            Saturday, September 29, ...