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Fri, February 28, 10:30 AM

Adult School Dept of Montclair Public Library, Montclair

T. Thomas Fortune: The Most Famous Person You ...


Add to My Calendar 02/28/2020 10:30am 02/28/2020 12:30pm America/New_York T. Thomas Fortune: The Most Famous Person You Never Heard of

T. Thomas Fortune was one of the most prominent African American journalist, newspaper editor and publisher of the late 19th & 20th Centuries. He was born into slavery in 1856 in Marianna, Florida. Fortune attended Howard University in 1876, with the intention of studying law, but veered off into journalism, and used his newspaper The New York Age (Brooklyn) to speak truth to power. He was a ...

50 South Fullerton Ave Montclair, NJ 07042

Sun, March 1, 2:00 PM

Geyer Family YMCA, Montclair

Camp Fair


Add to My Calendar 03/01/2020 2:00pm 03/01/2020 4:00pm America/New_York Camp Fair

YMCA of Montclair Camp Fair and Registration

The YMCA of Montclair is holding a free Camp Information Fair on March 1, 2-4 pm at the Geyer Family YMCA, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair. RSVP required at

Parents and kids can learn about the 12 summer camps the Y offers for campers ages 2-15 including camps located locally and at Camp at the Lake in West ...

159 Glenridge Avenue Montclair, NJ 07042
Il était une fois: French Storytime (Ages 3-8)

Mon, March 2, 4:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Il était une fois: French Storytime (Ages 3-8)

Arts & Entertainment Education Other

Add to My Calendar 03/02/2020 4:00pm 03/02/2020 4:45pm America/New_York Il était une fois: French Storytime (Ages 3-8)

3rd floor

Il était une fois" (Once upon a time) there was French Storytime! Storyteller Lynne Wilson shares bilingual French stories for little ones. Children will learn words and phrases. French speakers and non-French speakers are welcome. Lifelong Francophile Lynne Wilson lived in France for years and completed a certificate program at the Université de Paris and has ...

50 South Fullerton Ave. Montclair, NJ 07042

Mon, March 2, 7:30 PM

Maplewood Memorial Library, Maplewood

Maplewood Garden Club Presents “American Eden”

Arts & Entertainment Education Green Home & Garden Other

Add to My Calendar 03/02/2020 7:30pm 03/02/2020 9:30pm America/New_York Maplewood Garden Club Presents “American Eden”

Join the Maplewood Garden Club on Monday, March 2, at 7:30 p.m. at Maplewood Memorial Library, 51 Baker Street, Maplewood when historian Victoria Johnson presents “American Eden,” based on her fascinating new book of the same title. This is the story of how David Hosack—the doctor at the Hamilton-Burr duel—founded the first public botanical garden in the new nation in ...

51 Baker Street Maplewood, NJ 07040-1713

Tue, March 3, 1:00 PM

Jewish Family Service of MetroWest, Florham Park

A Journey Through Grief

Education Health & Wellness Other

Add to My Calendar 03/03/2020 1:00pm 03/04/2020 3:00am America/New_York A Journey Through Grief

A Jewish Family Service of MetroWest support group for older adults who have lost a spouse or significant other and are struggling with their loss and sorrow.
A support group can be a safe and confidential experience where group members can express their feelings in a supportive and non-judgmental environment.
A bereavement group can aid in the adjustment to a loss.

Tuesdays — 1/28, ...

256 Columbia Turnpike, Suite 105 Florham Park, NJ 07932
How Does Trauma Impact Adopted Children

Tue, March 3, 6:00 PM

New York

How Does Trauma Impact Adopted Children


Add to My Calendar 03/03/2020 6:00pm 03/03/2020 7:15pm America/New_York How Does Trauma Impact Adopted Children

Prospective adoptive parents and those already parenting can join Spence-Chapin for a FREE webinar to learn how trauma can impact adopted children and their families. During this interactive session, you will learn how trauma affects child development and relationships. You’ll also hear about strategies and resources to cope. This webinar will be presented by Beth Friedberg, LCSW, who has ...

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Ironbound Shirtmaker Converts Business to Mask Manufacturing

April 2, 2020

NEWARK, NJ — If there’s one skill the family behind Mel Gambert Custom Shirtmakers has become expert at since opening their first shop on Springfield Avenue in 1933, it wouldn’t necessarily be drafting patterns — it’s perseverance.

Joe Gambert, the family patriarch, became Newark’s custom shirt guy during the Great Depression with a $1,000 loan from his ...

Fire at Fantasy Island Amusement Park in Beach Haven

April 2, 2020

BEACH HAVEN — A large fire was reported at the Fantasy Island Amusement Park in Beach Haven Sunday night.

At approximately 10 p.m. Fantasy Island posted:

This evening there was a structural fire at the Ice Cream Parlor at Fantasy Island Amusement Park. As of 9:30pm the fire has been put out. Thanks to the incredible response of the many fire and police departments on Long Beach ...

Letter to the Editor: Managing a Public Health Crisis While Planning for Recovery

April 2, 2020

We, like many communities, have seen an increase in the number of COVID-19 cases. The Montclair Department of Health is reporting that we currently have 50 cases, with ten people who did not survive the illness. All of those who did not survive had underlying health conditions. To the families of those who have lost their lives, we offer our deepest sympathies.  

While difficult, we ...

Montclair Police Blotter: Possible Attempted Luring Incident, Bias Incident, Theft and More

March 19, 2020

BLOTTER 3-17-20
March 10, 2020 (Fairfield Street): Two complainants report that their backpacks were stolen
from a basement storage room at Watchung Booksellers.
March 15, 2020 (Glenridge Avenue): The complainant reported that a rock had been thrown
through the window of her motor vehicle, with a makeup bag and approximately $2 in change
taken from the ...

The CARES Act and What It Means for NJ Small Businesses

April 2, 2020

The $2.2 trillion coronavirus economic stimulus bill is providing a lifeline for small businesses in New Jersey and across the country in states that have been hit hard by the epidemic.

The cornerstone of the legislation for business owners is a bold a $349 billion lending program for companies that are currently struggling to make payroll and pay other bills. It also provides increased ...