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May 12, 2022

MONTCLAIR, NJ — A lantern festival will be hosted in Edgemont park on Friday, May 20 from 7 to 9 PM, organizers state. For the second year, in honor of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) in the Montclair area, Edgemont Park will be lit with thousands of lanterns. Organizers stated ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Alumni and former staff of Glenfield Middle School in Montclair are being sought for an all-class reunion being planned for June 12. In celebration of its 125th anniversary, the reunion/community event is being planned to mark the milestone. According to a release from the ...

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WAYNE, NJ – While America is moving forward from a global pandemic that changed all of our lives, the tragedies continue – just quieter with less publicity. Perhaps because we have become numbed by the sheer numbers and exhausted by the weight of tragedy and just want to move on. On Monday, ...

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CLIFTON, NJ - The Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) will be playing at the Upper Montclair Country Club in the LPGA Cognizant Founders Cup tournament from May 9-15.  Organizers state that participants will vy for a $3 million dollar purse, which is the largest of any LPGA Tour event ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - New York Times bestselling author Theresa Brown, RN, will debut her new book HEALING: When a Nurse Becomes a Patient, in Montclair, organizers announced. On Thursday, April 28 at 7pm, Brown will appear in-person at Watchung Books in Montclair, in conversation with author and ...

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TOTOWA, N.J. - The Borough will hold the third annual Totowa, NJ Car Show on Sunday, April 24 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. It will be held at 515 Union Blvd. (the Wells Fargo parking lot). Registration is the day of the show from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. Cost to enter a vehicle is $30 day of the show.  ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - The Montclair High School varsity cheerleading team took home a first place cheer and dance title, officials announced.  On April 3, the varsity cheer team traveled to Virginia to participate in a competition. They came home with a Cheer and Dance Northeast title. The team took ...

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Nutley Little Theatre presents PERFECT ARRANGEMENT by Topher Payne, directed by George Seylaz. It’s 1950 and new colors are being added to the Red Scare. Two US State Department employees, Bob and Norma, have been tasked with identifying sexual deviants within their ranks. There’s just one ...

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The World Premiere of The New Musical   Written by Charles Messina Directed by Kenneth Ferrone Choreographed by Sarah O’Gleby Music Directed, Orchestrated and Arranged by Sonny Paladino   The show will play through April 24, 2022. Opening Night is set for Sunday, April 3.  Signature ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - The Montclair Planning Board had a relatively light meeting on March 28.  Chairman John Wynn was away (Vice Chair Keith Brodock ran the meeting in his stead), and there were no new applications to hear. A resolution memorializing Anthony Sapp’s plan to make a dwelling unit out of a ...

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Parsippany, NJ–– Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) announced today the launch of her fourth annual Congressional Art Competition for NJ-11 students. The competition offers high school students a chance to showcase their creativity and artistic expression. After being held remotely for the ...

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READINGTON, NJ --- William Hobbs has been named festival director for the New Jersey Lottery Festival of Ballooning and for the Rock, Ribs & Ridges music and food festival, two highly popular destinations on New Jersey’s summer destination calendar.   The 39th annual New Jersey Lottery ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ – The Montclair Public Library will receive full funding, according to Township officials. On March 10, the Board of Trustees approved a revised budget request of $3,367,267 from the Township of Montclair, which includes $2,867,267 in mandated funds and $500,000 in discretionary ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The weather was almost perfect. Some may say it was the luck of the Irish. However, to the Nutley Irish American Association, it was the work of their beloved late president, Thomas J. McEnery. Although cloudy at first with threats of rain, not a drop fell and the sun emerged by the ...

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The 69th Annual West Orange St. Patrick's Day Parade will be held on Sunday, March 13 at 12:15 p.m., beginning at the corners of Mt. Pleasant Avenue and Main Street. Back in 2020, the Parade Committee selected Mellen Dangler as the 2020 Grand Marshal. She will finally lead the parade tomorrow.

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NEWARK, NJ — The St. Patrick's Day Parade in Newark this Friday will provide ample opportunity to celebrate Irish-American culture and pride, but it will also celebrate some notable New Jersey residents. As a lead-up to the annual parade, which was canceled in 2020 and 2021 due to the ...

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NEW JERSEY -- When the COVID spread across America in early March 2020, it wreaked havoc on the “St. Patrick’s Season” for both 2020 and 2021. Not only did the pandemic put the kibosh New York City’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade, the largest in the world on March 17, but it also led to the cancellation ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ – One local restaurant has a cause for celebration after receiving news that their application for a liquor license was approved. Fresco Da Franco, located on Church Street, took to social media last week to announce the news. After Montclair town council passed a resolution on ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - A ceremony was held on Wednesday commemorating the reopening of Watchung playground and field. The official opening of the Watchung Playground and Field Hockey and Boys Lacrosse Field was a much anticipated event, as dozens of youth gathered to try out the new ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - The Montclair Township Council met on February 15 and went through a light agenda of resolutions up for a vote, but the meeting was dominated by public comment, including a conversation with the Montclair African-American Clergy Association (MAACA). MAACA was seeking clarity ...

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NEWARK, NJ – Area filmmakers are invited by the Newark Museum of Art to submit their cinematic works for the 2022 Newark Black Film Festival and Paul Robeson Awards. The festival has historically featured the Paul Robeson Awards, a biennial competition that allowed filmmakers to submit and ...

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MILLBURN, NJ – Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director; Michael Stotts- Managing Director), recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, has announced casting for the world premiere of The Wanderer, the new Broadway-bound musical based on the life and music of Rock ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ — The Montclair Public Library Foundation has received a $10,000 grant to support programming, officials announced. The Investors Foundation has given the generous contribution to support the Montclair Public Library’s author conversation series, Open Book / Open Mind, making ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ – A Black History Month inspired craft beer will be available at Montclair Brewery to honor legends.  This year’s series will include the Aubrey Ale, brewed to honor Montclair’s local icon, Aubrey Lewis Sr., and the ThomSank Independence Ale, in honor of Thomas Sankara, Burkina ...

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MILLBURN, NJ – Immediately following the opening performance of Clue on January 30, Producing Artistic Director Mark S. Hoebee and Managing Director Michael Stotts made a surprise announcement from the stage that Paper Mill Playhouse has received a significant contribution to upgrade stage ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair Dolphin swimmers Kayleigh Surichaqui and Vicky Sluk smashed their personal bests at the January 14-16 AGUA Martin Luther King Jr. Invitational three-day swim meet in New York City to qualify for the top regional USA Swimming meet at the end of the season in March. It ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Out Montclair is collaborating with Montclair Brewery to create a specialty craft beer to celebrate the first annual Montclair Pride Festival in June. According to organizers, they are also hosting a competition to create the beer can label and other promotional materials for ...

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Paper Mill Playhouse Announces A Renewed Commitment to Local Visual Artists  with the reopening of The GALLERY AT PAPER MILL   MILLBURN, NJ -- Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director, Michael Stotts-Managing Director), is proud to announce the reopening of ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair Brewmaster has been featured on a Discovery+ series. Master brewer Leo Sawadogo from the Montclair Brewery has a new title to his name after winning the master distiller prize on the Discovery+ series “Master Distillers”. Sawadogo's Baobob bourbon (from the baobob fruit ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - On Sunday, January 16, members of Union Baptist Church of Montclair will join with other Christians, Jews, Muslims and other persons of faith to celebrate the life and legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in an Interfaith Worship Service beginning at 11:00 a.m. via ...

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