The History of Black Churches and the Voting Movement (Family Program)

Auditorium

Black churches played a pivotal part in the Civil Rights Movement including their galvanizing role in the enforcement of the 1965 Voting Rights Act. Celebrate their legacy with performances of spoken word poetry, gospels by the St. Paul Baptist Church Mass Choir of Montclair, spiritual hymns by Jacquelyn Graham, and a handbell performance of “Lift Every Voice and Sing.” Eddie Nicholas will emcee this event with special guest speakers, Reverend Dr. Bernadette Glover and Montclair Councilwoman Renee Baskerville, M.D.

Contact Information
  1. Jessica Trujillo
  2. 973-744-0500, ext. 2236
  3. youthservices@montclair.bccls.org
Sun, February 16
2:00 pm — 5:00 pm
Add to My Calendar 02/16/2020 2:00pm 02/16/2020 5:00pm America/New_York The History of Black Churches and the Voting Movement (Family Program)

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Black churches played a pivotal part in the Civil Rights Movement including their galvanizing role in the enforcement of the 1965 Voting Rights Act. Celebrate their legacy with performances of spoken word poetry, gospels by the St. Paul Baptist Church Mass Choir of Montclair, spiritual hymns by Jacquelyn Graham, and a handbell performance of “Lift Every Voice and Sing.” ...

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Nutley Community Blood Drive in Honor of Keith Jaret Mon. Jan 27

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Talking To Your Kids About School Violence And Antisemitism, Presentation with Nancy Kislin at Temple Ner Tamid Bloomfield

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Official Notice: Board of Education Meeting Jan. 28, 2020

January 16, 2020

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 Open Public Board Meeting on Tuesday,  January 28, 2020 at 6:30 pm in the Choir Room of the John H. Walker Middle School.

Formal action will be taken.
Edward J. Appleton
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Annual Notice Township of Nutley Rent Leveling Board 2020 Public Meeting Schedule

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Annual Official Notice Township of Nutley 2020 Holiday Schedule

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2020 HOLIDAY SCHEDULE

 




Wednesday


January 1, 2020


New Year’s Day




Monday


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Nutley Free Public Library February 2020 Programs

February 2020 Programs at Nutley Public Library

 

Saturday, February 1, 22, 29 at 11:00 a.m. – Drop-in Craft.  Stop by the Children’s Room to make a craft to take home.  For all ages while supplies last!  No registration required.

 

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On the SnapChat video of January 2020 featuring Nutley High School students

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Dear Dr. Glazer and members of the Nutley community, past and present,

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To the Editor: Not the First Time Montclair Leader Mentions Jews

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Fagioli is a familiar face ...

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Kiburi Tucker, Newark Political Scion, Ally of Mayor Baraka, Restarts Life After Prison

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Official Notice: Board of Education Meeting Jan. 28, 2020

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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 Open Public Board Meeting on Tuesday,  January 28, 2020 at 6:30 pm in the Choir Room of the John H. Walker Middle School.

Formal action will be taken.
Edward J. Appleton
Interim Business Administrator/
Board Secretary

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          Come as a flapper or come as you are,

          Dress as a gangster or silent screen star,

          It is going to be ...

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Bring Local News to Your Community While Creating a Profitable Business with TAPinto

The demand for local news is strong.  With traditional newspapers disappearing in communities across the country, new opportunities have become available for online news sites to fill the void. TAPinto is a network of 80 local news sites with more than 10 million readers visiting our sites annually. 

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Obituaries

Sep 7, 1933 - Jan 14, 2020
Loving Husband, Father and Grandfather Michael A. Conca, 86 of Nutley, passed away on Tuesday, ...
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