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West Orange and Montclair Students Stranded on Buses, in Schools for Hours, Due to Storm

November 15, 2018

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Many West Orange and Montclair students remained stranded on their buses and some at their schools hours after the final bell rang Thursday, due to a powerful Nor’easter that slammed into tri-state area, as schools were being dismissed.

As of 9 p.m. on Thursday, West Orange children were still stranded.

Many school districts in New Jersey called for early ...

Pride Parent Council Wants To “BRING BACK PLAY”

EAST ORANGE, NJ - The Pride Parent Council set a huge goal for themselves that will bring great big smiles to the faces of the Pride scholars. Members are working to raise $20,000 to re-build a playground for the scholars of Pride Academy Charter School.  

This goal honors the achievement of past Parent Council members who were able to bring a playground to Pride Academy in 2012.  ...

Technology on Display During Student Fair at Essex Tech West Caldwell Campus

WEST CALDWELL, NJ – Hundreds of middle school students and their parents flocked to the student fair hosted by the Essex County School of Technology’s West Caldwell Campus on Saturday afternoon.  Visitors got to interact with administrators, faculty and current students, and participate in live demonstrations.

The district offers a full-service program that’s been ...

Research at Rutgers Dental School's New Labs Goes Beyond Oral Hygiene

NEWARK, NJ - Researchers at Rutgers School of Dental Medicine will now be able to explore treatments in cancers, autoimmune diseases and oral health issues in new labs that were today unveiled. 

The labs were built with a $16 million grant from the New Jersey Higher Education Bond Fund and took about two years to complete. The research that is done at the new facilities will also be used ...

School Bus Safety Legislation Clears NJ State Senate

TRENTON, NJ –    The New Jersey State Senate cleared ten bills on Monday aimed at improving bus safety and accident response, making bus drivers and companies more accountable and requiring every student to carry an identification card at school-sponsored, off-campus activities.

The school bus safety package was sponsored by  State Senator and Senate Transportation ...

VIDEO: Breakfast with Montclair HS Teen Author Karuna Savoie: Gripping Thriller for Timely Halloween Scare

BELMAR, NJ —It go a bit spooky at the Belmar Public Library — just in time for Halloween.

And the suspense broke out at 10 a.m. on Saturday, October 27. That’s when 17-year-old Karuna Savoie was featured during “Breakfast with the Author” to talk about her debut novel, “The Lore of Ramridge,” an action-packed thriller for anyone age 10 and ...

UTI-Bloomfield Hosts High Octane Grand Opening Celebration

BLOOMFIELD, NJ – Universal Technical Institute rolled out the red carpet to welcome local dignitaries, industry executives and business leaders during their official grand opening extravaganza Wednesday evening at their newest campus on Broad Street in Bloomfield.

UTI will offer training to about 800 students in Bloomfield.  The state-of-the-art campus, focused on automotive and ...

LeGrand Speaks to Buzz Aldrin Students: My Life Took A Detour on the Way to the NFL

MONTCLAIR, NJ - On October 4, Buzz Aldrin Middle School students were greeted with special guest, Eric LeGrand, for the Week of Respect kick-off campaign.

Sponsored by the PTA and school officials, the assembly was an opportunity for students to learn of the obstacles faced by LeGrand and how he overcame them on his road to recovery. His positive outlook inspired Buzz Aldrin students ...

“How to Protect Your Family from 'Not My Child' Syndrome.'" Tuesday in Bloomfield

BLOOMFIELD – The Bloomfield Municipal Alliance Committee (BMAC) and the Bloomfield Department of Health and Human Services are sponsoring "An Evening with Dianne Grossman" on Tuesday, Oct. 23, the final session in a four-part series for parents on raising teens in the digital age.

The free event runs from 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. at Bloomfield Middle School, 60 Huck Road, and is ...

Bloomfield College Announces Gov Murphy and First Lady Tammy Murphy as Honorary 150th Gala Chairs

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -  NJ  Governor Phil Murphy and First Lady Tammy Murphy will serve as honorary chairs for the Bloomfield College Sesquicentennial Gala. The gala will be held Saturday, December 1, 2018, at the Valley Regency at 6:30 p.m.

The black-tie Sesquicentennial Gala is being hailed as "the ultimate fundraiser for college student scholarships" by the ...


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Delayed Opening for Montclair Schools on Friday, Nov. 16

November 15, 2018

MONTCLAIR, NJ - All Montclair Public Schools and offices will have a two-hour delayed opening Friday, November 16th, due to the snow storm, officials announced.

Bus route pick-up times will be delayed by two hours.  If the normal bus pick-up time is 7:30 am, it will now be 9:30 am. 

In addition, the YMCA morning care program will also operate on a two-hour delay ...