Press Releases

January 21, 2019

Montclair, NJ, - Mountainside Medical Group announced today that Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center’s Chief of Thoracic Surgery Steven Herman, M.D., has joined the practice. Dr. Steven Herman holds several academic positions in prestigious institutions.  He is an Associate ...

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Rachel Dolohan, a New Jersey music teacher, experienced a great life change whenever she decided to visit Dr. Karl Strom, bariatric surgeon with Mountainside Medical Center. Prior to this visit, she had an initial bariatric surgery that was not successful. “When I first saw Dr. Strom, he ...

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Essex County, NJ – On Thursday, January 17th, Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. and Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura announced the Essex County’s Code Blue procedures are being activated because extreme cold weather and snow in the forecast. The Code Blue will be in effect ...

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Washington, DC -- Today, Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill of New Jersey secured an assignment on the House Armed Service Committee for the 116th Congress. The House Armed Services Committee is responsible for all aspects of congressional oversight of the Department of Defense and authorization of ...

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Governor Phil Murphy will deliver his 2019 State of the State address on January 15, 2019, outlining his plans to improve the financial security of middle-class families in New Jersey.   “We have made great progress over the last year building a stronger and fairer New Jersey, with vital ...

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Falls Creamery, located at 11 Paterson Ave. in Little Falls reopened this month after being closed for the holidays.  This winter they will be open Thursday to Sunday.  (Thursday 3-9 pm, Friday 3-10 pm, Saturday 1-10 pm, and Sunday 1-9 pm) In celebration of the winter season, Falls Creamery is ...

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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 ...

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker joined a group of 29 of their Democratic colleagues in introducing the Assault Weapons Ban of 2019. The bill will ban the sale, transfer, manufacture, and importation of military-style assault weapons and high capacity ammunition ...

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Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, announced on Friday that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office is seeking high school juniors to participate in the ECPO annual summer internship program. This five-week program is designed to teach high school students about careers in ...

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NEWARK NJ-  Freeholder Brendan W. Gill of Montclair and Freeholder Wayne L. Richardson of Newark were unanimously re-elected President and Vice President, respectively, of the Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders during the Board’s annual Reorganization Meeting held on Wednesday, January 9, ...

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TRENTON, NJ – The New Jersey Department of Human Services announced today that Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients will be receiving their February benefits early because of the continued federal government shutdown. Recipients who received a SNAP benefit in January and ...

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The Nutley Public Library invites you to our first Family Fun Night of 2019 on Monday, January 28 at 7:00 PM. Families with children of all ages can enjoy a story time and then play games afterwards! No registration required. For more information, visit youthservices.nutleypubliclibrary.org or call ...

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For over 45 years, Ray Kohere taught generations of Nutley residents and brought music and art to the world of many students through teaching, directing multiple choral groups and eventually moving on to the administration of the music programs in the school district. In addition, he shared his joy ...

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During the winter, the possibility of damage to your home can increase.  “Frozen pipes are often consequences of frigid weather,” explained Westfield State Farm Agent Christine Cosenza.  “A 1/8-inch crack in a pipe, for instance, can spew up to 250 gallons of water a day, causing flooding ...

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Washington, DC -- Today Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) announced her first co-sponsorship of legislation will be H.R. 8, a bipartisan universal background check bill.   “My first bill co-sponsorship in Congress is a bipartisan proposal for universal background checks,” said Congresswoman ...

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Montclair, N.J. - (January 2, 2019) – Mountainside Medical Group announced today that S. Charles Oh, M.D., has joined the practice, expanding its internal medicine group to include the subspecialty of gastroenterology. Dr. S. Charles Oh has been practicing medicine for nearly three decades.

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(Jan. 7, 2019) — The American Red Cross encourages people to help meet the urgent need for blood and platelets by resolving to give blood this January – National Blood Donor Month. The critical role of blood and platelet donors has been celebrated each January for nearly 50 years during National ...

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HARRISBURG, Pa. — The 103rd Pennsylvania Farm Show will honor agriculture’s rich heritage and promising future with this year’s theme, Inspiring Pennsylvania’s Story. The theme, which will be represented throughout of the weeklong event, will include related events like a daily story time for ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ – Halfway There, Montclair’s literary reading series, returns to the Red Eye Cafe (94 Walnut Street, Montclair) on Monday, January 14th. The evening will feature local writer Steph Auteri (A Dirty Word: How a Sex Writer Reclaimed Her Sexuality); Jennifer Baker, (Everyday People: The ...

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TRENTON – The New Jersey Division of Taxation reminds taxpayers to take advantage of the New Jersey Tax Amnesty program as the January 15 deadline is fast approaching. Tax Amnesty provides individuals and businesses with the opportunity to pay back taxes or file past returns with no penalties and ...

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Montclair, N.J. - (January 2, 2019) – Mountainside Medical Group announced today that S. Charles Oh, M.D., has joined the practice, expanding its internal medicine group to include the subspecialty of gastroenterology. Dr. S. Charles Oh has been practicing medicine for nearly three decades.

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From January 1st to January 31st 2019, the Nutley Public Library Youth Services’ Department will participate in the inaugural nationwide 2019 Winter Reading Challenge. We challenge each one of our youth patrons from babies to teens to read at least 620 minutes (20 minutes or more a day) during the ...

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The Strollers, Maplewood, NJ's premiere theater company, seeks a multi-ethnic cast for its production of "An Enemy of the People" by Arthur Miller, based on the work of Henrik Ibsen.  Audition dates: Monday, January 7, 7-10pm Tuesday, January 8, 7-10pm   Performance dates: Fri ...

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NJ Department of Human Services filed a public comment opposing the proposed rule that would negatively impact New Jerseyans’ health and well-being (TRENTON) – The New Jersey Department of Human Services filed a public comment strongly opposing the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s draft ...

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Fairfield, NJ -- Today Representative-Elect Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) named Ethan Saxon, a 12-year veteran of the legislative branch, as her Chief of Staff, senior campaign staff Kellie Doucette and Jill Hirsch as District Directors, and Jackie Burns as Communications Director. “We’re building a ...

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ROSELAND – A recent survey conducted by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind on behalf of Alzheimer’s New Jersey® found that an overwhelming majority of New Jersey residents with memory loss concerns (89%) visited a doctor to seek diagnosis. However, only about half (54%) of the physicians ...

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Winter Market • Sunday, February 10, 2019 • Online Vendor Registration Greenutley and the Nutley Farmers Market invite you to our first ever Winter Market on Sunday, February 10, 2019 1:30-5:30pm at Vincent Methodist Church, 100 Vincent Place, Nutley! Our Winter Market will offer a variety of ...

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The Woman’s Club of Upper Montclair invites you to their annual Holiday Concert  Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at 1:30 pm, 200 Cooper Avenue, Upper Montclair.  Featuring The Women’s Club Choir and Director Clarissa Anthony Schoch. The Chorus will be singing holiday music selections including: ...

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MANALAPAN, N.J. — New Jersey residents who are entering their senior year in high school this fall and are planning a career in agriculture or science may apply for the New Jersey Agricultural Achievement Award.  One winner will be selected and awarded a scholarship to honor their ...

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Essex County Turtle Back Zoo is recruiting volunteers for the 2019 Docent Class. Docents are volunteer educators who give educational talks, act as tour guides, and are stationed throughout the Zoo to provide information to visitors about the Zoo and its animal collection. This is a highly ...

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