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May 14, 2022

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ - Essex County College has entered into a partnership with Caldwell University and St. George’s University (SGU) designed to enable ECC students a pathway for admission into SGU’s School of Medicine. The program is dubbed the 2+1+4 Partnership.   The partnership allows ECC ...

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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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BLOOMFIELD, N.J. – Two nationally prominent and distinguished citizens will receive honorary degrees from Bloomfield College on May 20, 2022 as part of the private, four-year College’s 149th commencement, President Marcheta P. Evans, Ph.D., announced today. Judge Jose L. Linares (Ret.) The ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ – Universal Technical Institute (UTI) Bloomfield’s campus leadership joined elected officials from Essex County, instructors, employers, and students to celebrate the recent opening of the technical school's Welding Technology Training Program. The 36-week program teaches students ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy declined the offer to show off his tap-dancing skills during his tour of Chatham High School on Friday morning, saying that he wasn't wearing the right shoes, but he also didn't dance around when it came to his assessment of the School District of the ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair State University's Board of Trustees authorized the University to provide financial support to Bloomfield College, if needed, to ensure the College can remain open through the 2022-23 academic year while the two institutions work toward their goal of establishing a ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - The Montclair School District is planning a bond referendum to pay for critical health and safety facility needs, including ventilation, officials announced Tuesday. The bond referendum is being proposed to address a problem that has been put in the spotlight because of the ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - 6th graders in Montclair will have lessons taught by Montclair Police officers, officials announced. Montclair Public Schools and Montclair Police Department hosted a kick-off of the Law Enforcement Against Drugs (L.E.A.D.) Program on Monday at Renaissance Middle School. Chief ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - After controversial statements surfaced from Vote Montclair founder, Erik D'Amato, numerous affiliates and supporters have severed ties. According to published reports, D'Amato, made statements bashing teachers unions. Vote Montclair is a Montclair advocacy group that helped ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - On Saturday, February 26, 2022, seven young men, 7th & 8th grade students in Essex County, took the stage as finalists in the 24th Annual Belford V. Lawson Oratorical Competition hosted by the Alpha Alpha Lambda Scholarship and Educational Foundation of Alpha Phi Alpha ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Parents took to social media last week to complain that their children were waiting in long lines to use the restroom at Buzz Aldrin Middle School. This was an immediate result of the administration closing bathrooms following vandalism, parents stated. Parents and students ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Head football coach John Fiore is leaving Montclair for new coaching job in Elizabeth, officials confirmed.  Regarded as one of the leading football coaches in the state of New Jersey, Fiore, 53, who has been the Montclair High School head football coach since 2010, has cited ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair State University is one of six schools in the nation to be named a partner institution of The Common App's Direct Admissions program for 2022. The Common App Direct Admissions program is designed to further access, equity and integrity in the college admissions process, ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Rutgers University-Newark is among the nation's top institutions with a high percentage of low-income students for “return on investment," according to a new report by the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce. Rutgers-Newark ranked first among schools where ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — In addition to recently being interviewed on CBS News about their work in advocating for two legislative bills mandating that all New Jersey students learn about the history and contributions of Asian American Pacific Islanders (AAPI) in their classrooms, members of the Livingston ...

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KEARNY, NJ – As the economy continues to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, New Jersey lawmakers and educational officials are optimistic schools in New Jersey will be able to get students back on track. As part of the roundtable, Menendez, along with U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-9) and New ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair State University has created a new opportunity for undergraduate students to prepare for public service. MSU is working in partnership with the Volcker Alliance to join the Next Generation Service Corps (NextGen Service), a national network of 11 higher education ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Nine candidates for the Montclair Board of Education are set to participate in a forum on February 17. Hosted by the League of Women Voters (of the Montclair Area), residents will have an opportunity to hear the platforms before casting their vote during the March 8 ...

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NEWARK, NJ — A Rutgers University–Newark scholarship program is getting a major expansion, aiming to make a college education more accessible and affordable to low-income students. The expansion of the scholarship program is planned to cover the full cost of annual tuition and mandatory fees for ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - A new member of the Montclair Board of Education has been chosen to fill the seat once held by the late Dr. Alfred Davis, Jr. Following public interviews conducted during a January 12 virtual special meeting of the board, the decision was announced that Mfreke (Monk) Inyang was ...

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UPDATE:  Following public interviews on January 12, Mfreke (Monk) Inyang was selected to fill Davis' seat on the Montclair Board of Education. MONTCLAIR, NJ - The League of Women Voters (LWV) of the Montclair Area will be hosting a virtual BOE Candidates Forum on Thursday, February 17 from 7 ...

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NEWARK, NJ — When New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) students begin their spring semester next week, they will start off remotely due to precautions being taken by the university amid a surge in new coronavirus cases and the emergence of the omicron variant.  NJIT’s spring semester is ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Four Montclair residents vying to fill a seat for the remainder of the open term on the Montclair Board of Education, once held by the late Dr. Alfred Davis, Jr. The four candidates are Aminah Toler, Brian Fleischer, Mfreke (Monk) Inyang, and Richard Reynics. Public interviews ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ -- The Montclair Public School District will be closed Friday, January 7 due to an impending snowstorm, school officials announced. However, according to district officials, COVID-19 testing will continue to take place at the George Inness Annex.  District officials sent the ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Students attending the Montclair Public Schools will be allowed to choose whether to attend class remotely or in-person, officials announced. As COVID-19 cases are on the rise, Montclair students will be able to attend class remotely for 10 days, starting on Wednesday, ...

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NEWARK, NJ – Scholarship opportunities provided by Rutgers University–Newark are expanding to help more students in Greater Newark fulfill their dream of receiving a college education. Rutgers-Newark administration officials announced this month that the university the school's Talent & ...

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  MONTCLAIR, NJ - At the final public meeting of the year last night, some parents requested the Board of Education provide students a remote learning option coming out of their winter break. Parents cited the climbing COVID-19 cases detected in the school district and the possibility of ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Legislation sponsored by Senators Nellie Pou and Joe Cryan that would require institutions of higher learning to implement and expand suicide prevention programs, provide students with more information on depression and suicide, and raise awareness of mental health services was ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - The district is facing personnel issues including an empty supervising position for school nurses and a shortage of substitute teachers. The supervising position has remained unfilled since February, according to Nurse Jerilyn Mullen, when former Supervisor of Nursing Betty ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair Board of Education member and local community Chiropractor Alfred Davis Jr., has died on Thursday., according to published reports. Those close to Davis, who is a longtime Montclair resident and business owner since 1981, began sharing tributes on social media. Board ...

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