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Downtown Millburn Offers Free Parking for Holiday Season

November 17, 2017

MILLBURN, NJ - The free parking season kicked off this week in downtown Millburn and in lots around town. Beginning on Wednesday, November 15, the free parking will last through the holiday season. The suspension of parking fees in downtown have traditionally started on Black Friday, but shoppers will get extra time away from the meters to encourage the community to shop at local ...

Holiday Lights Spectacular Opens at Turtle Back Zoo

WEST ORANGE, NJ — After reaching its 12th-consecutive attendance milestone in 2016 with 795,558 visitors, the Turtle Back Zoo invites the public to the 11th annual Holiday Lights Spectacular, featuring 50 figures illuminated by one million lights both at the zoo and the surrounding Essex County South Mountain Recreation Complex.

Officially opened on Friday, the Holiday Lights ...

Rutgers Men's Basketball Players Visit Saint Barnabas Pediatrics Department

LIVINGSTON, NJ — RWJBarnabas Health and Rutgers Athletics hosted a Community Relations Program, as Rutgers student-athletes made systemwide hospital visits on Wednesday. Rutgers men’s basketball team members Deshawn Freeman, Geo Baker and Corey Sanders volunteered their time by visiting with pediatric patients and their families at RWJBarnabas Health’s Saint Barnabas ...

Golda Och Academy Selected for Names, Not Numbers Holocaust Documentary Film Project

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Golda Och Academy proudly announced this week that it has been selected to participate in the "Names, Not Numbers Inc©" program—an interactive, multimedia Holocaust project created by educator Tova Fish-Rosenberg. 

According to Golda Och Academy (GOA), this program transforms the traditional study of the Holocaust into an ...

Friends of the Livingston Animal Shelter Advises Township on Infrastructure and TNR Needs

LIVINGSTON, NJ — As construction begins at the new Livingston Animal Shelter, members of the Friends of the Livingston Animal Shelter (FOLAS) advisory committee attended Monday’s mayor and council meeting to make recommendations on how to improve shelter operations and how to address the township’s feral cat problem with a more productive Trap Neuter and Release (TNR) ...

Mars Wrigley Awarded $31 Million to Open Offices in Newark Ironside Building

NEWARK, NJ - A 10-year, $31.5 million Grow New Jersey grant application put forth by Mars Wrigley Confectionary US LLC was approved Tuesday by the state Economic Development Authority.

The chocolate and candy giant has plans to move offices into the Ironside Newark building, a seven-story, mixed-use project owned by Edison Properties and slated to open next year.

Capital investment in ...

Skin Surveillance Program Available at Saint Barnabas Medical Center

LIVINGSTON, NJ — As skin cancer continues to be the most commonly diagnosed cancer in the United States, early detection is vital to successful treatment. In response, The Melanoma Program at Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC) has partnered with MoleSafe USA to begin offering a Skin Surveillance Program to provide the community with access to diagnostic screening for the early ...

Bellevue Theatre in Montclair Closes its Doors Forever, Maybe

UPPER MONTCLAIR, NJ - Residents were surprised to learn that the beloved Bellevue Theatre located at 268 Bellevue Avenue in Upper Montclair would be abruptly closing its doors after 95 years. The Bellevue Theatre opened on May 13, 1922.

The last movie was shown on Sunday at 7:45 p.m., as dozens of residents flocked to the theatre in a nostalgic display of ...

Mars Looking to Open Offices in Ironside Newark Building

NEWARK, NJ - The maker of M&M candies may be coming back to Newark.

The company that got its start in 1941 in Clinton Hill, is looking to open an office in downtown's Ironside Newark building.

Mars Wrigley Confectionary US LLC has applied for 10-year, $31.5 million Grow New Jersey grant to open an office in the seven-story, mixed-use project owned by Edison Properties and ...

Madison-Millburn Thanksgiving Day Game Ends This Year

MADISON, NJ – Thanksgiving Day marks an annual custom for Madison varsity football: the holiday rivalry game against Millburn High School. School officials recently announced that this Turkey Day will be the last for the 85-year tradition.

Coaches and administration from both schools took part in the decision, according to Madison athletic director Sean Dowling and Millburn athletic ...

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