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Sat, August 31, 8:30 AM

Brookdale Park, Montclair

5K Run/Walk For Warmth at Brookdale Park

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Add to My Calendar 08/31/2019 8:30am 08/31/2019 2:00pm America/New_York 5K Run/Walk For Warmth at Brookdale Park

Spread The Purple is hosting our 5th Annual 5K Run For Warmth Charity Race. The purpose of the race is to raise funds to better assist New Jersey's Homeowners, who struggle to pay for oil, stay warm during the winter months. This program was created to combat the raising heating oil prices hitting a record level high this year, even as natural gas prices plunge.

We invite the community to ...

West Circuit Drive Montclair, NJ 07043
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Sat, September 7, 9:00 AM

Glenfield Park Wally Choice Community Center , Montclair

S.O.F.I.A. 9th Annual Walk Against Domestic ...

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Add to My Calendar 09/07/2019 9:00am 09/07/2019 1:00pm America/New_York S.O.F.I.A. 9th Annual Walk Against Domestic Violence

Participating in the walk or becoming a sponsor will contribute to ongoing domestic violence awareness and prevention. Walk with us to show your support to victims and survivors in our community.

Registration begins at 9:00am and the walk begins at 10:00am

Individual participants is $20.00 and team captain registration is $45.00

49 Maple Avenue Montclair, NJ 07042
Arden Courts Presents Free Education Class: Dementia from the Inside Out with Reverend Tracey Lind

Tue, September 10, 4:30 PM

St. Michael's Episcopal Church, Wayne

Arden Courts Presents Free Education Class: ...

Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 09/10/2019 4:30pm 09/10/2019 6:00pm America/New_York Arden Courts Presents Free Education Class: Dementia from the Inside Out with Reverend Tracey Lind

Reverend Tracey LInd, author of "Interrupted by God, glimpses from the Edge," will speak at St. Michael's Episcopal Church at 1219 Ratzer Road in Wayne, NJ on September 10 from 5 to 6 p.m.

Reverend Tracey LInd and her spouse Emily Ingalls will share the insights they’ve gained from a life complicated by dementia. A retired Episcopal minister and city planner, Tracey was ...

1219 Ratzer Road Wayne, NJ 07474
Temple B'nai Abraham Celebrates the Installation of New Senior Rabbi David Z. Vaisberg

Fri, September 13, 6:30 PM

Temple B'nai Abraham, Livingston

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Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 09/13/2019 6:30pm 09/13/2019 8:30pm America/New_York Temple B'nai Abraham Celebrates the Installation of New Senior Rabbi David Z. Vaisberg

Temple B'nai Abraham is excited to celebrate the installation of their new Senior Rabbi David Z. Vaisberg, M.A.R.E.,M.A.H.L​.​, during Shabbat services on Friday, September 13, at 6:30 PM. Rabbi David Z. Vaisberg will be installed by Rabbi Lawrence A. Englander, founding Rabbi of Solel Congregation, Mississauga, Ontario…Rabbi Vaisberg’s hometown!

Prior to coming to ...

300 East Northfield Road (entrance on E Cedar St) Livingston, NJ 07039
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Sat, September 14, 9:00 AM

West Orange Farmers Market, West Orange

Knife Sharpening While You Wait at West Orange ...

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Add to My Calendar 09/14/2019 9:00am 09/14/2019 2:00pm America/New_York Knife Sharpening While You Wait at West Orange Farmers Market

Join Kitchen a la Mode at the West Orange Farmers Market every Saturday in September and get your knives sharpened while you shop.

80 Main Street West Orange, NJ 07050
West Orange Idol

Sun, September 15, 1:00 PM

OSPAC, West Orange

West Orange Idol

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Add to My Calendar 09/15/2019 1:00pm 09/15/2019 6:00pm America/New_York West Orange Idol

West Orange Idol is a Music Contest for West Orange residents! This year we are featuring Bands & Singers in a new venue!!

Sign up here NOW!!! http://bit.ly/2YnqYnp

We want to recognize your talents on Sunday, September 15, 2019. The event will be held from 1-6 pm at OSPAC (4 Boland Dr., West Orange, NJ 07052)

4 Boland Dr. West Orange, NJ 07052

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West Orange High School Cheerleaders Place Eighth Nationally in 2020

February 16, 2020

ORLANDO, FL — The West Orange High School (WOHS) varsity cheerleaders spent a whirlwind weekend in Orlando competing in the National High School Cheerleading Championship (NHSCC) and outscored more than 20 teams to place eighth nationally in the Large Varsity Non-Tumble Division.

The NHSCC, hosted by the Universal Cheerleaders Association, is the most ...

West Orange Resident Wins Gold New Jersey Special Olympics Winter Game

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange resident Jordan Cohn recently followed a family tradition and became an Olympic athlete in the Mount Creek Special Olympics New Jersey Winter Games, held at Mountain Creek earlier this month.

Cohn received a gold medal in the Intermediate Super G Alpine race and a silver medal in the Giant Slalom. 

Although this was Cohn’s first entrance into ...

Knox Rolls 300; West Orange Bowling Team Wins Division and ECADA Tournament Championships

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Kieryn Knox of West Orange High School rolled a perfect game Wednesday to cap an eventful week for the Mountaineers' bowling team.

Knox rolled his perfect 300 game to capture the ECADA Individual County Tournament Championship at Hanover Lanes. Knox shot a 706 Series to qualify for the Step Ladder round.

Owen Murphy placed fifth, Garrett Weinstein placed ...

Cardio Expert at Saint Barnabas Reveals Innovations in Heart Valve Repair

The days of open-heart surgery are medical history. Arash Salemi, MD, clinical chairman of cardiothoracic surgery at RWJBarnabas Health— Northern Region, calls a new procedure to replace failing aortic valves nothing less than “a game-changer.” The procedure, transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), offers a minimally invasive option for surgeons to replace an old, ...

Livingston Residents React to Sears Closing, Contemplate Potential Replacements

February 13, 2020

LIVINGSTON, NJ — As liquidation sales begin at the Sears located at the Livingston Mall, community members are reacting with mixed feelings to the news that the local retailer will be closing its doors later this year.

Recognizing that shopping habits “have been rapidly changing,” the Township of Livingston recently adopted a new Master Plan that re-examined uses in all ...

Things to Do with Kids from Feb. 21 to Feb. 27, 2020

From hearing stories read by Marley Dias for Black History Month, taking Giraffe tours, enjoying storytimes, playing D&D, joining a comic book club, and more – there’s something happening for everyone this week into next. There are also some fun activities for adults listed below, as well as crafts and more to help you celebrate Tell a Fairy Tale Day on February 26.

If you are ...

Long-term Planning Attorney and Author Yale Hauptman joins Bad to the Dad

No, there's nothing fun discussing your future nursing home - or how you're going to pay for it - but it's something we all have to think about. And the hosts of the Bad to the Dad podcast like to inform as well as entertain!

Yale Hauptman, elder-care planning attorney and author from Livingston, joins Coach Randy and Adam D to discuss the emotional and economical ...

Unmasked is More Than a Jukebox Musical

February 21, 2020

MILLBURN, NJ — Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musicals generally have fans humming the tunes on the way out of the theater, and “Unmasked” is no different; Paper Mill Playhouse patrons will be hard-pressed to choose which tune to sing as they leave at the end of each performance.

The difference at this world premiere is the meshing of the live actors singing many of his ...

Community Members, Family Foundation Mark American Heart Month with $2.5 Million Donation to Gagnon Cardiovascular Center Expansion

As individuals and organizations across the nation gather to raise awareness of heart disease during American Heart Month, Thomas P. and Sally Mac Mahon and Ken and Claudia Silverman have marked the occasion by giving $1.5 and $1 million, respectively, to further expand the largest cardiovascular program in the state — Gagnon Cardiovascular Institute at Morristown Medical Center. The ...

‘I’m Not a Monster,’ Man Who Brought Gun to Westfield School Grounds Says at Sentencing

February 21, 2020

ELIZABETH, NJ — The Delaware man who admitted bringing a loaded handgun and hollow point bullets to a school parking lot in Westfield offered a tearful apology at his sentencing Friday.

Superior Court Judge William A. Daniel sentenced Thomas J. Wilkie, 46, of Bear, Delaware, to a 5-year term in state prison. Wilkie must serve 42 months of that term before he becomes eligible for ...

The Adults in the Room

My house was recently designated as being “teen free”.

This is because my youngest two children just turned 20. They are twins. They are both in college, away from home. I only physically see them when they come home on breaks.

Turning 20 means they have run out of youthful brand names. After spending a lifetime transitioning from infants to toddlers to kids to tweens to teens ...