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James Brown Remake Has Montclair Resident in Running for Grammy

October 13, 2019

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair resident Jeremy Pholwattana is in the running for a Grammy.

Known best by his stage name, Jeremy Ryan, he has recently teamed up with the daughter of soul legend James Brown to release a remake of Brown's “Get Up Offa That Thang,” which has earned three category nominations. 

A music producer and songwriter, Ryan wrote and produced ...

Cedar Grove Police Blotter

October 15, 2019

On October 8, 2019 at 4:01 p.m., Ptl. Joseph Ligas responded to the Staples parking lot at 93 Pompton Avenue after an off duty officer reported that an individual was using CDS. The subject fled in his vehicle after he was approached by the off duty officer. The subject was identified and later arrested. The 25 year-old male from Essex Fells was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia. He ...

Godfather Actor Gianni Russo Tells Steve Adubato How the Film Changed American Culture

October 9, 2019

NEW JERSEY -- Godfather actor Gianni Russo was recently a guest on One-on-One with Steve Adubato, where he discussed his new book, Hollywood Godfather: My Life in the Movies & The Mob, and shared behind-the-scenes details about the famous film. 

In the first Godfather movie, Russo played Carlo Rizzi, abusive husband to Corleone sister Connie, as well as a family traitor, complicit in ...

New Jersey Date Night: Delightful Delis

October 14, 2019

Finding the perfect sandwich is almost as important as finding the perfect lunchtime date, and luckily New Jersey offers a plethora of options when it comes to delicatessens. The delis of the Garden State offer up a menu of the soups, sandwiches and black and white cookies that rival (and pehaps surpass) their New York counterparts. Making a date over pastrami is not only easy but also ...

The Glass You Choose Could Make That Wine Taste so Fine

The wine was very fine, but it was the glasses from which patrons sipped that were the main show at Ventanas in Fort Lee recently.

About 100 diners swirled, sniffed and sipped wines for about an hour while learning which wine glasses are best for what varieties and why.

“The rim diameter actually focuses the flow of the wine on your palate,” said Julio Ruix, regional sales ...

Make Our Easy Sausage and Peppers Soup

Our hearty Sausage and Peppers Soup, enhanced with a teaspoon of smoked paprika, is perfect for a chilly fall day.

If you don’t have a food processor, you can chop the vegetables and garlic by hand. Just don’t use a blender unless you want it, well, extra-soupy.

Sausage and Peppers Soup

1 medium red pepper, seeds and white membrane removed, cut into pieces

1 medium green ...

Street Smart NJ Program Increased Safety in 8 NJ Towns, Rutger Study Shows

October 14, 2019

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ  – Street Smart NJ campaigns on pedestrian safety at intersections in eight communities reduced traffic violations and increased safety, according to a two-part study by the Rutgers Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation (CAIT) and Rowan University.

The study examined the effectiveness and impact of Street Smart NJ campaigns in 2018 and 2019. It ...

Mountainside Medical Center Awarded Recertification in Disease Specific Programs

October 15, 2019

October 2019 ― Montclair, NJ ― Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center has earned recertification by the Joint Commission in Disease Specific Programs for Wound Care, Chest Pain and Stroke.   

 

In order to maintain successful compliance with the Joint Commission, facilities must regularly submit data and abide by rigorous performance measures.  ...