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Treelicious Orchards Celebrates Fall at their Annual Apple Festival & Benefit

November 8, 2018

PORT MURRAY, NJ -- A good time was had by all at the Apple Festival hosted by Treelicious Orchards this October. An annual event, the festival is a benefit for The Ben Samuels Children's Center for Inclusive Early Care and Education at Montclair State University.

Visitors picked their own apples at the peak of perfection, with six different varieties to choose from. The event also ...

Sneak Peek at Macy’s Thanksgiving Day 2018 Parade Balloons

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ – Holiday season anticipation was in the air – literally – as balloons and robotic floats to be used in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade were being tested Saturday morning in a parking lot behind Meadowlands Racetrack in East Rutherford.

Christmas magic was made as the balloons came to life in front of an informal gathering of more than 1,000 ...

CGHS Students Participate in All-State Chorus

Congratulations to the two students who will be representing Cedar Grove High School as part of this year’s All-State Choir!

The New Jersey Music Educators Association (NJMEA) held auditions in April; senior Peter Corso was named to the Mixed Chorus, and sophomore Morgan Tencza was named to the Treble Chorus.

Corso will perform with the Mixed Chorus under the direction of Dr.

Halloween Home and Decor Contest 2018 Winners

Each Family below will receive a $100 gift certificate to use at the Chamber Business of their choice for Service or Product. Click here to see the Member list.


Babicz Family


108 Ridge Road



Evangelista Family


59 Union Street

Most ...

Save the Dates: Holiday Lights Spectacular at Turtle Back Zoo

WEST ORANGE, NJ - The annual Holiday Lights Spectacular at Turtle Back Zoo returns in 2018.

The 'spectacular' returns for weekends in November, then takes place every night in December. 

Save the dates: Holiday Lights Spectacular

Friday, Saturday, Sunday: November 16- 18, November 23-25, November 30- December 2

Every Night: December 7 - 31 

Closed: December ...

Photo of the Day: Verona Residents and Pup Take 3rd Prize in 'Strut Your Mutt' Costume Contest

Sydney and Grace Fradette, and their dog Maple, took third place in the most creative costume category at the Essex County Strutt your Mutt Canine Halloween Costume Contest held at the South Mountain Dog Park on Oct. 20.  Maple was dressed as a Starbucks "pupacino."  The Fradettes and Maple are pictured with Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. (Photo by Glen ...

Images from the Montclair Fashion Show 2018

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Hundreds of people gathered at the Wellmont Theater on October 14 for the 2018 Montclair Fashion Show.

Coordinated by the Montclair Center BID, the runway show highlighted the fashions and services by local Montclair businesses. The much-anticipated event opened with a vintage fashion walk to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Township of Montclair. The ...

Verona Juniors Host Boo Fest on Oct. 27

The Verona Juniors are getting into the Halloween spirit with Boo Fest, a Kids Costume Dance Party. 

Boo Fest will take place Saturday, Oct. 27, from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. at the H.B. Whitehorne Middle School gym (Entrance located behind Terry’s Pharmacy). Admission is $5 per person (kids under 1 are free) and includes bagels, beverages, music and pumpkin craft. Prizes ...

"Gardens Aglow" Presented at the Presby Memorial Iris Gardens on Friday

UPPER MONTCLAIR, NJ - The Essex County Presby Memorial Iris Gardens in Upper Montclair will take on a the glow of Halloween on Friday evening.

Beginning at 6 p.m. through 9 p.m. the public is invited  to view an elaborate display of carved botanic, floral and Halloween themed pumpkins created by students at “Gardens Aglow.”   Local high ...

Trick or Treat in Downtown Verona

Children and parents are invited to don their costumes and venture into Downtown Verona along Bloomfield Ave. after school on Halloween, October 31st from 2-4pm before heading out to trick or treat in their neighborhoods! 

The event will kickoff from the Verona Civic Center, 600 Bloomfield Ave. where the Junior Woman’s Club will have a table with a list of participating business, a ...


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Cedar Grove Chamber of Commerce Halloween Home Decor and Costume Contest

October 25, 2018

Some great Prizes and a chance to spend your certificate at a Chamber Member location for products or services!


1. Go online and enter an application – Don’t be Ghoulish and miss out!   These should be entered no later than Sunday 28, 2018 NOON

2. More info will be circulated by E-mail from the Chamber or

3. Be sure you are on ...