Grace Presbyterian Church Community Picnic in Montclair

Kick off Autumn 2019 at the Grace Presbyterian Church Community Picnic!

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  1. 973.744.2565
  2. office@gracemontclair.org
Sun, September 15
11:15 am — 2:00 pm
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Kick off Autumn 2019 at the Grace Presbyterian Church Community Picnic!

153 Grove Street Montclair, NJ 07012

Grace Presbyterian Church

153 Grove Street
Montclair, NJ 07012

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19th Annual Walkerthon Takes Over Nutley's Franklin Ave. This Friday

September 23, 2019

NUTLEY, NJ - The legacy of Nutley Public School's John H. Walker will be remembered Friday night with the 19th annual Walker-thon.

Considered by many to be a fundraiser walk, the event is a time for those who went through the Nutley Public School system to remember and honor the legacy of John H. Walker. The legacy of Walker is not limited to the students whose lives he touched, but also ...

The Big 5 for OVER 50's: Preventive Care You Can Start Yourself

Dr. Grishma Bambhroliya (pronounced: Bom-BROLE-yah) is Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Group’s newest Primary Care Physician. Her passion for preventive medicine empowers patients to listen to their bodies and take charge of their total health. For those over the age of 50, she says, total health requires extra vigilance, and here she offers her top five tips for those ...

Is it Time for New Jersey to 'Get in the Game', and Permanently Move Up Our Presidential Primary?

Each week former New Jersey State Assemblymen and former gubernatorial candidates John Wisniewski (Democrat) & Jack Ciattarelli (Republican) will tackle New Jersey's most pressing issues. This week: New Jersey's late Presidential Primary

On the Democratic side, there more than 20 candidates running for President -- there might be some very crowded state primaries. On ...

Gun Safety Legislation

Each week former New Jersey State Assemblymen and former gubernatorial candidates John Wisniewski (Democrat) & Jack Ciattarelli (Republican) will tackle New Jersey's most pressing issues. This week:

Gun Safety Legislation

This week, Senator Bob Menendez called on upon Senate Majority leader Sen. Mitch McConnell to allow a vote on gun safety measures. At a ...

Charles Kucinski on School Security

September 20, 2019

School Security

It has been a year since the Nutley Board of Education first introduced armed security officers at JHWMS and NHS.  It is my opinion that the School Safety Officer (SSO) has proven to be a good addition to our security program not only for the day to day benefits the position brings to the District, but also the extension of their presence at after-school ...

Nutley Board of Education Candidate Statement: Danny Carnicella

My name is Daniel A. Carnicella and I am excited to announce my candidacy for re-election to the Nutley Board of Education. I am a graduate of Nutley High School. Class of 1993, owner of an Insurance and Financial Consulting firm in Nutley, a homeowner, and most importantly a parent.

At an early age I learned that in order to implement positive change one needs to be involved. For this reason, ...

An Independent Thinker

You may have seen in the last few elections people running together on one ticket for the BOE and wondered what the benefit was. Well, for those running, the benefit is that perhaps if someone likes one of them they will vote for all three. But for you, the constituent, there is no benefit. There's no benefit to three people joining the board who decide to blindly follow each other.

Frank DeMaio for Nutley Board of Education Candidate Statement

Because there is nothing more important than our children’s education, I have decided to seek a full term on the Nutley Board of Education.

As a former Educator/Administrator I realize that we need to strike a balance between what we need to do educationally and what we can afford to do. I believe that I can help make the right decisions for our children without taxing our people out of ...

Dominick Ritacco: Nutley Board of Education Candidate Statement

Because of my unwavering love for my children, and my deep-rooted interest in our community, I have made the decision to run for the Nutley Board of Education.

My name is Dominick Ritacco, and I am blessed with an amazing wife, Elizabeth, and our three young children, Dominick (age 6), Vincent (age 4) and Ava (age 1). I am a vaccine research and development scientist for Pfizer, and own and ...

Vito D'Alessio: Candidate for Nutley Board of Education Election on Nov. 5, 2019

My name is Vito D’Alessio, and I am running for the Nutley Board of Education because it will enable me to continue to serve my community and make a lasting impact on the lives of our citizens and, most importantly, our children. My wife, Tara, has been a teacher for more than twenty-seven years, and together we have raised two incredible sons, both of whom recently graduated from Nutley ...

Official Notice: Special Meeting of Nutley Board of Education

July 29, 2019

July 29, 2019

In accordance with the Open Public Meetings Act, P.L. 1975c.231, this is to advise that the Nutley Board of Education will hold a Special Meeting on Thursday August 8, 2019 at 6 p.m. in the Media Center of John H. Walker Middle School.

Upon opening the meeting, the Board will go into Closed Executive Session for an undetermined period of time for personnel matters and ...

70 Years Ago, Camden Man Became Nation's First Mass Murderer

His name, like the names of his victims, is nearly forgotten. 

But what Howard Unruh did 70 years ago today in Camden, N.J. foreshadowed the insanity of mass shootings we live with today.

Insanity is the operative word here. From lockdown drills in nursery schools to bullet resistant backpacks, random mass shootings have become part of the “uniquely American” cultural ...

OPINION: Why I Support a New Amphitheater at Essex County Turtle Back Zoo

September 23, 2019

It has been almost 25 years since a large crowd of children, parents and teachers gathered in the parking lot at Essex County Turtle Back Zoo to save this treasure from being closed. Today, Turtle Back is a thriving, dynamic destination where our 900,000 visitors annually see endangered species and learn about conservation and the importance of animals.

When I was serving as Freeholder ...

Essex County Turtle Back Zoo Amphitheater

It has been almost 25 years since a large crowd of children, parents and teachers gathered in the parking lot at Essex County Turtle Back Zoo to save this treasure from being closed. Today, Turtle Back is a thriving, dynamic destination where our 900,000 visitors annually see endangered species and learn about conservation and the importance of animals.

When I was serving as Freeholder ...

West Orange Council Asks County to Send Master Plan for Proposed Zoo Expansion

September 18, 2019

WEST ORANGE, NJ – A resolution urging Essex County to “present a Master Plan for public review and consideration by the Planning Board along with a traffic study [and environmental impact study] before any further development plans are presented” for the expansion of the Turtle Back Zoo was adopted by at 4-1 vote during this week’s township council meeting.

Councilwoman ...

New Coffee House on Halsey Street Newark Emphasizes Quality

NEWARK, NJ - Domenico Luccarelli has been in the retail business for most of his life. But when his family market in Holmdel was sold, he wanted to find a new line of work.

Interested in running his own business, he began exploring franchise opportunities, and eventually settled on Sweetwaters Coffee & Tea, a small but growing coffeehouse founded in 1993 in downtown Ann Arbor, Mich., near ...

Cheech Vs. Cheech: Comic Files Suit Against Somerville Coffee Shop

September 22, 2019

SOMERVILLE, NJ — Local entrepreneur and business owner Steven Chiocchi, who opened “Cheech’s Own” coffee house on the corner of Main Street and Division Street earlier this year, is being sued by comedian Richard “Cheech” Marin, who claims the popular coffee shop and its product line are cashing in on his name and celebrity.

The suit was filed in the Central ...

Artist/activist Places 800-pound Opioid Spoon at J&J Headquarters

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - When Domenic Esposito's youngest brother was in the throes of addiction, the family would find burnt spoons - the tale tell sign that he had been doing drugs - scattered around the house.

Esposito's heart broke each time they found one.

So the artist-turned-activist picked an oversized spoon with cooked opioid as a symbol of protest.

Esposito placed one of his ...

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Summer Program at Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall University Gives High School Students Hands On Educational Experience

September 20, 2019

NUTLEY, NJ - Fourteen New Jersey high school students graduated from the Medical Internship Navigating Diversity & Science (MINDS) Program. at Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall University this August. The 14 students were chosen from a pool of almost 300 applicants to the internship program, now in its second year.

Paola Tenezaca, a rising senior at Hackensack ...

North Jersey High School Students Graduate from Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall University MINDS Program

NUTLEY, NJ - Fourteen New Jersey high school students graduated from the Medical Internship Navigating Diversity & Science (MINDS) Program. at Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall University on Thursday Aug. 22. The 14 students were chosen from a pool of almost 300 applicants to the internship program, now in its second year.

Paola Tenezaca, a rising senior at ...

Vegan Shawarma’s Plant-Based Foods Recreate Tastes of an Israeli Childhood

September 19, 2019

Consumers identifying themselves as vegan has increased from just 1% to 6% between 2014 and 2017, a 600% increase, according to a report in Forbes. Growth of plant-based alternatives to meat and dairy products is on the rise. Vegan (no animal products, including dairy) products are growing in popularity even among those who don't consider themselves vegetarian ...

Jersey Shore Outdoors: LBI Area Fishing Report

September 17, 2019

LONG BEACH ISLAND REGION - The end to the 2019 summer flounder season in New Jersey is drawing near with the final day this Saturday, September 21. Predicted strong winds will roil the ocean up for most of the rest of the week and likely mean a slow finish to the season.

I fished the Little Egg Reef with fishing buddies Joe Hummel and Dave Rinear last week, and we returned to the dock ...

National Suicide Prevention Week

September 9, 2019

September 9, 2019

Dear Parent/Guardian(s) and Families,

Today begins National Suicide Prevention week. According to the 2019 State Fact Sheets data from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, on average one person dies by suicide every 11 hours in New Jersey. Suicide continues to be the 14th leading cause of death in the state and is the second leading cause of death for New Jersey ...

NUTLEY POLICE DEPARTMENT BLOTTER SEPT. 7, 2019 through SEPT 12, 2019

September 13, 2019

9/7/19

Fraud -  Headquarters received a walk in report regarding credit card fraud.  The victim stated that they received an email from their credit card company notifying them of a charge totaling $2,128.71, that the victim did not make.  Another email was received regarding another purchase in the amount of $750.00, also not made by the victim.  The financial ...

The Jaffe Briefing - September 23, 2019

TRENTON – A dollar fifty? Really? In this state, where we pay thousands and thousands of dollars a year in property taxes, sales taxes, income taxes and many, many other taxes, the Motor Vehicle Commission wants $1.50 for an “online convenience fee” for basic transactions. Puh-leeze. The state put an end to this dumb fee in 2016 to help speed up wait times at MVC offices, ...

Bloomfield College Trustee, Jim Axelrod, Named Chief Investigative and Senior National Correspondent at CBS

September 23, 2019

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Three-time Emmy award winning journalist, Jim Axelrod, who joined the Bloomfield College Board of Trustees in 2014, has been named chief investigative and senior national correspondent at CBS. Prior to this appointment, he was the senior national correspondent for CBS News, reporting for CBS This Morning, the CBS Evening News, CBS Sunday Morning, and ...

Totowa's First Annual Turkey Trot 5k Challenge!

The Borough of Totowa Board of Recreation, in conjunction with the Totowa Library Foundation, will be holding its first annual Turkey Trot 5K Challenge!  The race is approximately 5 kilometers, or 3.1 miles, and will be held on Sunday, November 24 at 10:00 am.  This race is for everyone, whether you are looking to walk, jog, run competitively, or just enjoy a little exercise ...

Civil Service to Host Public Employment Job Fair

The NJ Civil Service Commission (CSC) will host a series of public employment job fairs throughout the State starting this Fall.  Members of the public are encouraged to attend these free events, which will be held in locations in North, Central, and South Jersey. This will be an ideal opportunity to network with state recruiters to discuss employment opportunities with public government ...

Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarity

Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarity (Flatiron Books, 2018)

 

The title of Liane Moriarity’s 2018 novel, Nine Perfect Strangers, is quite clever as it is a double entendre. The nine people who gather at Tranquillum House have never met before; they are, in fact, perfect strangers to one another. What is it that has inspired each of them to go on retreat, led by an enigmatic ...

Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens (G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 2018)

 

Where the Crawdads Sing is Delia Owens’ first novel, although she and her husband have published three internationally acclaimed non-fiction books about Owens’ experiences as a wildlife scientist in Africa. Where the Crawdads Sing scored a Number 1 spot on the New York Times Bestseller List, winning ...

Clean and Lean by Ian K, Smith, M.D.

Clean and Lean by Ian K. Smith, M.D. (St. Martin’s Press, 2019)

 

I have battled the bulge my whole life. Most people have, especially as they get older. To help people like me, and to provide new information to those who have achieved the ideal body weight and muscle tone, Ian K. Smith, M.D. is back with his new book on good health habits, Clean and Lean. Once again, ...

TAPinto Featured Franchisee: Faith Ballantine-Armonaitis of TAPinto Hasbrouck Heights/Wood-Ridge/Teterboro

The featured TAPinto franchisee for September 2019 is Faith Ballantine-Armonaitis of TAPinto Hasbrouck Heights/Wood-Ridge/Teterboro.  The loss of the weekly newspapers in Hasbrouck Heights and Wood-Ridge motivated Faith, a communications professional and active community volunteer, to start TAPinto in her area.  

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