Montclair presents film series on race, civil rights

MONTCLAIR, NJ — For the fourth year in a row, the Montclair History Center, formerly the Montclair Historical Society, will host a film and discussion series on issues related to race, segregation, integration and civil rights. This year, the series will be hyperlocal, with films based in Montclair. All programs are free, thanks to a […]

‘Information Void’ draws 200 attendees

‘Information Void’ draws 200 attendees

LIVINGSTON, NJ — With the threats to reproductive health care access becoming ever more real, according to a press release from NCJW/Essex, a program on Thursday, Jan. 26, “The Information Void: A Discussion of Reproductive Health Education,” drew a crowd of 200 people ready to take action. The program, sponsored by more than 20 organizations […]

Networking luncheon for business owners

MONTCLAIR, NJ — The MetroEast Region of the New Jersey Association of Women Business Owners is hosting its monthly Networking Luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 16, at the Greek Taverna, 292 Bloomfield Ave. in Montclair. The focus of this event is an attendee show and tell, where the business owners […]

Montclair YMCA Dolphins swimmers splash to success at Princeton invitational

Montclair YMCA Dolphins swimmers splash to success at Princeton invitational

The Montclair YMCA Dolphins entered 84 swimmers  at the DeNunzio Natatorium at Princeton University in an invitational swim meet sponsored by the Princeton Tiger Aquatic Club, Jan. 21-21. The meet featured 1,577 swimmers from 25 teams. More than a quarter of the Dolphins who entered to compete achieved top 10 finishes, including: Aurora Auld, 9; […]

‘Presidents Day for Kids’ with the Montclair History Center

MONTCLAIR, NJ — On Monday, Feb. 20, from 10 a.m. to noon, the Montclair History Center, formerly the Montclair Historical Society, will host a “Presidents Day for Kids” at the Crane House and Historic YWCA. Through hands-on activities and crafts, children will discover how past presidents, their wives and their children lived. Activities include an […]

McKim’s domestic architecture in Montclair

MONTCLAIR, NJ — On Sunday, Feb. 19, at 2 p.m., local architect and historian Mark Wright, of Wright and Robinson Architects, will present “McKim and His Followers: Domestic Architecture in Montclair.” He will speak about the oldest surviving house designed by Charles Follen McKim, founder of the famous 19th-century architectural firm of McKim, Mead & […]

Eyewitness to history: the African-American experience

MONTCLAIR, NJ — On Sunday, Feb. 19, from 1 to 4 p.m., explore 200 years of black history in Montclair and New Jersey through rare firsthand accounts, and primary and secondary source documents. Artifacts include a bill of sale for an enslaved person in the household, an 1800s newspaper, an 1840s New York Knickerbocker magazine, […]

Protesters gather outside Frelinghuysen’s office demanding meeting

Protesters gather outside Frelinghuysen’s office demanding meeting

MORRISTOWN, NJ — Constituents of New Jersey’s 11th Congressional district continued to press Republican Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen, who represents parts of Essex, Morris, Sussex and Passaic counties, to explain his views on a number of the new Trump administration’s policies. With signs and slogans of “Where’s Rodney?” and “We’re not going away,” voters from various […]

Spiritual drumming workshops

MONTCLAIR, NJ — Richard Reiter has led a spiritual drumming workshop since 1999, sponsored by Montclair’s Outpost in the Burbs. The response continues to be so positive that the Outpost has scheduled another four sessions for 2017 on Sundays, Feb. 26, March 26, April 30 and May 21, all from 3:15 to 5:15 p.m. Adults […]

Networking luncheon for business owners

MONTCLAIR, NJ — The MetroEast Region of the New Jersey Association of Women Business Owners is hosting its monthly networking luncheon Thursday, Jan. 19, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Greek Taverna, 292 Bloomfield Ave. in Montclair. The topic for this event is “New Year’s Solutions to Get Business Booming,” presented by personal […]