Studio Montclair presents ‘Womyn’s Werq’

Studio Montclair presents ‘Womyn’s Werq’

MONTCLAIR, NJ — Studio Montclair presents “Womyn’s Werq,” on exhibit from March 5 to April 9 at Studio Montclair Gallery, 127 Bloomfield Ave. in Montclair. An opening reception will take place on Sunday, March 7, from 2 to 4:30 p.m. There will be a Zoom curator talk on Thursday, March 11, at 7 p.m. The […]

Sustainable Essex Alliance to enter second round of program

Sustainable Essex Alliance to enter second round of program

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Sustainable Essex Alliance will enter the second round of the Sustainable Energy Aggregation program in April, offering an alternative power company from PSE&G to the seven towns that combine to make up the alliance: Glen Ridge, Glen Rock, Livingston, Maplewood, Montclair, South Orange and Verona. Livingston and Glen Rock were […]

Essex County commissioners celebrate African American Heritage Month

Essex County commissioners celebrate African American Heritage Month

NEWARK, NJ — On Feb. 17, the Essex County Board of County Commissioners virtually held its 2021 African American Heritage Month celebration via Zoom. The ceremony commemorated the heritage, culture, resilience and spirit of the African American community, and acknowledged the contributions of Essex County’s African American residents.  Commissioner President Wayne Richardson began the program […]

Montclair synagogue hosts Israeli-Palestinian duo of bereaved parents

MONTCLAIR, NJ — Parents Circle Families Forum bereaved members Robi Damelin, of Tel Aviv in Israel, and Layla Alsheikh, of Bethlehem in the West Bank, will Zoom in live to Bnai Keshet in Montclair on Saturday, Feb. 27, at 11 a.m. to share their stories of loss and reconciliation. Participate in a discussion of the […]

Montclair Orchestra announces fall season

Montclair Orchestra announces fall season

MONTCLAIR, NJ — The Montclair Orchestra officially announced its fall season with plans to broadcast concerts from the South Orange Performing Arts Center in October and the Van Vleck House & Gardens in November. All concerts and programs will be available for virtual viewing. For more information, visit www.montclairorchestra.org. With arts organizations across the country […]

Essex County’s 2020 leaf collection schedule

Essex County’s 2020 leaf collection schedule

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County’s 2020 leaf collection schedule for county roads begins at the end of October. Residents whose properties are on county roads may place their leaves in biodegradable bags or sweep the loose leaves into piles at the curb. To organize leaf collection on county roads, Essex County is divided into […]

Freeholders pass resolution supporting Essex-Hudson Greenway Project

Freeholders pass resolution supporting Essex-Hudson Greenway Project

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — On Wednesday, Sept. 23, the Essex County Freeholder Board passed a resolution supporting the establishment and construction of the Essex-Hudson Greenway. On its completion, the Essex-Hudson Greenway will be a continuous 11-mile-long, 100-foot-wide outdoor recreation space, spanning eight towns, from Montclair, Glen Ridge, Bloomfield, Belleville, Newark, Kearny and Secaucus to its […]

Energy aggregation program to end in SOMA, Glen Ridge, other towns

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Two years ago, five Essex County municipalities — Glen Ridge, Maplewood, Montclair, South Orange and Verona — formed the Sustainable Essex Alliance to promote high-quality green energy and reduce the cost of electricity for residents. In March 2019, the SEA awarded a 17-month cooperative energy contract to Direct Energy Services to […]

County recognizes 33 senior artists in annual juried art show

County recognizes 33 senior artists in annual juried art show

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. congratulated 33 Essex County artists who received awards in the 2020 Essex County Senior Citizens Juried Art Show. This year’s contest was conducted virtually because of the coronavirus pandemic.  “We are proud to have been able to conduct this year’s senior art show virtually, which […]

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