Jazz luminary to perform in benefit concert for Luna Stage

Jazz luminary to perform in benefit concert for Luna Stage

MONTCLAIR, NJ — Six-time Grammy Award-winning bassist Christian McBride will headline a concert to benefit Luna Stage of West Orange on Friday, June 1, at the Montclair Women’s Club. This jazz luminary will be joined onstage by special guests. The program will include cocktails, dessert, a silent auction and dancing after the concert. Proceeds will […]

Essex County students nominated for Rising Star Awards

Essex County students nominated for Rising Star Awards

MILLBURN, NJ — Since their inception in 1996, the Paper Mill Playhouse Rising Star Awards for Excellence in High School Musical Theater have ignited the careers of many notable performers, all of whom attended high school in New Jersey. Among the early nominees and winners are Anne Hathaway, Laura Benanti, Nikki M. James and more. […]

Legend Awards are presented to 6 Essex County senior citizens

Legend Awards are presented to 6 Essex County senior citizens

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — The Essex County Division of Senior Services hosted the annual Essex County Older Americans Heritage Month Celebration on Wednesday, May 9, in Cedar Grove. May is recognized as National Older Americans Month. During the ceremony, Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. presented Essex County Legends Awards to the following senior citizens: […]

‘Inspired Minds’ at work in SOPAC gallery

‘Inspired Minds’ at work in SOPAC gallery

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The South Orange Performing Arts Center’s Herb & Milly Iris Gallery, at 1 SOPAC Way, will host its annual Inspired Minds: Young Artist Exhibition, featuring 50 of the most talented Essex County high school artists, from May 17 through Aug. 17. This year’s exhibition, opening with a special reception on Thursday, […]

Business networking luncheon

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 Wednesday, May 16, at the Greek Taverna, 292 Bloomfield Ave. in Montclair. Women business owners from the area are encouraged to attend. Attendees will have plenty of […]

Vanguard to hold gun-control benefit concert

MONTCLAIR, NJ — On Saturday, May 12, at 8 p.m., Vanguard Theater Company will present “Sing For Our Lives” at the First Congregational Church, 40 S. Fullerton Ave. in Montclair, to benefit Moms Demand Action and Everytown for Gun Safety. Scheduled on the eve of Mother’s Day, this concert will focus on stories, songs and […]

Redwood principal receives 2018 Allan Morehead Memorial Award

Redwood principal receives 2018 Allan Morehead Memorial Award

MONTCLAIR, NJ — Redwood Elementary School Principal Timothy Beaumont received the 2018 Allen Morehead Memorial Award from Montclair State University’s College of Education and Human Services at the CEHS annual awards ceremony on April 25. The Allan Morehead Memorial Award is given to an MSU alumnus or alumna “committed to education and service, especially in […]

Explore Rosedale Cemetery with Durand-Hedden

Explore Rosedale Cemetery with Durand-Hedden

MONTCLAIR, NJ — For the last 178 years, Rosedale Cemetery’s 92 picturesque acres in Orange, West Orange and Montclair have been the chosen final resting place for many local families. On Sunday, May 6, the Durand-Hedden House will lead an informative spring walking tour of this venerable and historic cemetery. The entrance to Rosedale Cemetery […]

County to participate in Drug Take Back Day

County to participate in Drug Take Back Day

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — On Monday, April 16, Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. and the Essex County Division of Community Health joined with the Federal Drug Enforcement Administration, the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Team, the Essex County Police Chiefs Association and the Essex County Crime Prevention Officers Association to announce plans for Drug […]

Camp Marcella to hold tricky tray event

MONTCLAIR, NJ — Camp Marcella, a nonprofit N.J. camp for children with special needs or who are blind or visually impaired, will be hosting its first tricky tray fundraiser on Friday, May 11, at 7:30 p.m. in School of Business Room 140 at Montclair State University, 1 Normal Ave. in Montclair. The director, a former […]

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