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Garden State Film Festival Accepts 'One Last Cup', A Short Film by MSU Filmmaker

January 14, 2019

 

MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ - If he filmed an autobiography, Filmmaker Christopher Boncimino's might be titled "A Busy Man". His Short Film 'One Last Cup' was just accepted by the Garden State Film Festival. In addition, this Filmmaking student is part of the next generation of sci-fi programming with "Arthur Futuro". It is quite a story.

Christopher Boncimino ...

Montclair State University Choir to Debut at Carnegie Hall

NEW YORK – Music for Life International continues its decade-long tradition of global humanitarian concerts with Beethoven for The Rohingya, a benefit concert featuring Beethoven’s monumental Ninth Symphony, presented in the Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stageat Carnegie Hall on Monday, January 28, 2019. The Montclair ...

Original 1907 Times Square Ball Has Direct Link to New Jersey

NEW YORK, NY – Walter Fuhrman Palmer, the head electrician at the venerable New York Times newspaper more than 100 years ago, helped to create a legacy shared by tens of millions of people who have jammed Times Square on New Year’s Eve to celebrate the traditional countdown to the New Year.

Palmer, who lived in Warren, NJ, designed the first giant sphere to drop on Times Square, ...

How to Call Santa for Free Using Google

The North Pole, Earth —  Hello Santa? If you’ve always wanted to call Santa just for fun this-this is the year that you can do it. And the call to the big guy at the North Pole is free.

“Hey Google, call Santa” is all you have to say on your phone using the Google Assistant or using the Google home device. After saying “Hey Google, call Santa” you ...

Guide to Thoughtfully Giving Holiday Gifts and Making Donations

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - So often a particular phrase will be heard this time year, usually when a high-school age youth opens that gift from a distance aunt and finds a sweater he wouldn't dare wear, and his mother says, "It's the thought that counts."

Too often, says Larry Temkin, distinguished professor of philosophy at Rutgers University, the gift-giving is thoughtless, and ...

Ariana Grande Ice Skates in Montclair, Fans Discover Days Later

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Pop icon Ariana Grande visited Montclair on Saturday night to ice skate at the Clary Anderson Arena.

When she finally shared the photo to her instagram on Tuesday, fans flocked to and called the rink, only to learn that the singer had been there days prior.

 

According to published reports, the “Thank U, Next” singer and a few of her friends ...

Hundreds Attend Montclair Township Tree Lighting

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Hundreds of Montclair residents gathered to enjoy their visit with Santa, hot cocoa, live music and much more at the Montclair tree lighting this past Friday night.

The event, hosted by the Montclair Recreation & Cultural Affairs, the Montclair Center BID, and the FMBA, started at 5:00 with live music, followed by the tree being lit an hour later and Santa visiting ...

Broadway's Jelani Remy to Perform "Home for the Holidays: A Very Remy Christmas" at Cedar Grove High School

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Broadway star Jelani Remy will return to his hometown of Cedar Grove to perform a holiday concert on Dec. 17 at Cedar Grove High School entitled "Home for the Holidays:  A Very Remy Christmas."

 The Cedar Grove native and CGHS alumnus' credits include High School Musical 1 & 2, the role of “Simba” in ...

Montclair Township: Annual Tree Lighting; Santa to Visit Business Districts

MONTCLAIR, NJ - The Annual Tree-lighting and Visit with Santa will take place on Friday, December 7.

Hosted by the Montclair Recreation & Cultural Affairs, the Montclair Center BID, and the FMBA, the annual township tree-lighting will kick-off with a visit from a very special Victorian Santa. The event will take place at 6:00 p.m., on Church Street Plaza.

Kids can visit Santa and Mrs.

Montclair Township Annual Tree Lighting, Dec. 7

MONTCLAIR, NJ - The public is invited to attend the Annual Tree-lighting and Visit with Santa on Friday, December 7.

Hosted by the Montclair Recreation & Cultural Affairs, the Montclair Center BID, and the FMBA, the annual township tree-lighting with a visit from a very special Victorian Santa. The event will take place at 6:00 p.m., on Church Street Plaza.

Kids can visit ...

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Joyce Carol Oates at Succeed2gether’s Montclair Literary Festival 2019

January 13, 2019

Organizers of Succeed2gether’s Montclair Literary Festival are pleased to announce the initial author events for the third annual festival, which will take place from Thursday March 21 to Sunday, March 24, 2019. ​Joyce Carol Oates​, multi-award winning author of more than 40 novels as well as novellas, short stories and nonfiction, will be in conversation with author and ...