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Young Montclair Chef to Have Healthy Dish Served to Students Across New Jersey

May 18, 2020

FAIRFIELD, NJ - An elementary student at Edgemont won a second place prize in Pomptonian Food Service’s 2nd Annual Healthy School Lunch Challenge. Eliza Chiu competed against other New Jersey students as they rolled up their sleeves and brought their A-game.

In honor of National Nutrition Month, each March students are challenged to whip up recipes that include a lean protein; ...

Brookdale Pet Center Delivers 1000 lbs of Pet Food to Montclair's Human Needs Pantry

BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- Brookdale Pet Center has put their money where their mouth is, or in this case, local animals' mouths.  Back on May 5th we reported that the Broad Street pet shop was raising money to provide 1,000 pounds of pet food to the Human Needs Food Pantry in Montclair, NJ. This week, they held true to their word by making their first delivery.  

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Curbside Pick Up Dinner Options Available at Paper Mill's Carriage House

MILLBURN, NJ — The Carriage House Restaurant, located in the F.M. Kirby Carriage House at Paper Mill Playhouse, proves that the culinary show must go on. Although the theater is dark, Carriage House and Chef Holly Guber are offering curbside pickup for dinners every Wednesday through Sunday, and brunch on Sundays. 

Don’t underestimate Sunday brunch — with quarantine ...

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Little Falls To Hold First-Ever Farmers Market Every Sunday Through October

May 21, 2020

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - The Township of Little Falls will be running their first-ever Farmers Market this year. It will be held every Sunday beginning May 31 through Oct. 18 from 9 a.m to 2 p.m. The market is being coordinated by Councilwoman Tanya Seber, along with Christine Habllitz, Event Coordinator for the Township. 

According to Seber, the market will be held in the parking lot of the ...

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Former and Late East Orange Mayor Thomas H. Cooke Jr.: A Legacy Remembered

May 27, 2020

(EAST ORANGE, NJ) - Former East Orange Mayor, Thomas H. Cooke, Jr. passed away the morning of May 18, 2020 at the age of 90. Mayor Cooke was a trailblazer and the City's second African American-elected Mayor from 1978 to 1986.

Most recently, Mayor Cooke was honored posthumously at the 2020 East Orange Memorial Day Celebration. In 2019, he was also awarded the Lifetime Citizens ...

NJ Graduations Can Start July 6. Ceremonies May be Split for Social Distancing.

May 27, 2020

NEW JERSEY — (Updated 11:48 a.m.) Amid increasing pressure from students and their families, Gov. Phil Murphy announced Tuesday that schools will be allowed to have in-person graduation ceremonies, something that would have previously been prohibited under the state’s COVID-19 social distancing orders.

The graduation ceremonies, Murphy said, will be permitted to begin July 6 as ...

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OPINION: A Pandemic Doesn’t Stop the Dedication to Newark

May 20, 2020

When I was a child, growing up on Quitman Street in Newark meant any adult could tell any child to straighten up and fly right, should they observe that child in need of such advice. The neighborhood was like an extended family, and people were thankful to have extra sets of eyes and ears to look out for one another as their days got busier and the world around them became more ...

Montclair Blotter: Neo-Nazi Stickers on Park Poles, Cars Rummaged Through, Theft and More

May 20, 2020

MONTCLAIR, NJ - The following blotter was published by the Montclair Police Department on May 19, 2020: 

Thefts
May 14, 2020 (Mission Street): The victim reports that packages containing over
$600 in merchandise were stolen from the front of his residence.

May 15, 2020 (Park Street): Police responded on a report of three motor vehicles
having been rummaged through. Eight dollars ...

Rep. Sherrill Hosts Food Security Roundtable

May 27, 2020

Parsippany, NJ -- Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) convened a roundtable discussion last week with local food pantries and meal programs to discuss the issue of food security during the COVID-19 pandemic. As noted by the Star-Ledger Editorial Board, 23 percent of Americans are food insecure, and in homes with children under 12, that number increases to 40.9 percent.

“Food ...