Head coach and West Orange resident Tim White guides Montclair Kimberley Academy girls track-and-field team to banner season

Head coach and West Orange resident Tim White guides Montclair Kimberley Academy girls track-and-field team to banner season

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange resident Tim White, the head track and field coach at Montclair Kimberley Academy, had a fine spring season guiding the MKA girls to both the state prep B-Division team championship and the Super Essex Conference–Colonial Division title.  On the boys side, White helped direct one of the state’s top […]

‘Jubilee,’ a community collaboration of African American music and dance

MONTCLAIR, NJ — As part of Montclair Early Music’s mission to bring history to life through music, MEM is presenting “Jubilee,” an interdisciplinary program that traces the history of African American music and dance from Africa to Colonial times to the present. Isaac Watts introduced European hymns to the enslaved population. In turn, they incorporated […]

Twenty Essex County artists featured in upcoming exhibition at NJ State Museum

TRENTON, NJ — The New Jersey State Museum will present the 2022 New Jersey Arts Annual show “Reemergence” from June 25 through April 30. New Jersey is home to a diverse and robust artistic community; the New Jersey Arts Annual exhibition highlights the work of visual artists and craftspeople from around the state.  This year’s […]

AG’s Office releases recordings from fatal car crash in Glen Ridge

AG’s Office releases recordings from fatal car crash in Glen Ridge

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — On June 9, the Attorney General’s Office released video footage, a 9-1-1 call and radio communications that captured events surrounding a single-vehicle accident in Glen Ridge in which Gregory Dukes, 42, and Cecil Richardson, 47, both of Philadelphia, Pa., were fatally injured. The vehicle in which they were traveling accelerated away […]

Vanguard Theater presents the rock musical ‘Rent’

Vanguard Theater presents the rock musical ‘Rent’

MONTCLAIR, NJ — Vanguard Theater will present the rock musical “Rent” from June 17 through July 3. Leading the artistic team are Vanguard’s producing artistic director Janeece Freeman Clark, who recently directed Vanguard’s critically acclaimed production of “Next to Normal,” and music director Matt DeMaria, who served as music supervisor for the “Rent 25th Anniversary […]

Glen Ridge seeks RFPs for fire suppression services

Glen Ridge seeks RFPs for fire suppression services

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — The borough of Glen Ridge’s 10-year contract with the township of Montclair for fire suppression services and the use of George Washington Field is coming to an end this year, according to a recent press release from the borough. Similar to the process Glen Ridge followed 10 years ago, the borough […]

2022 Essex County SummerMusic Concert Series to take center stage

2022 Essex County SummerMusic Concert Series to take center stage

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The 2022 Essex County Free SummerMusic Concert Series brings a diverse group of musicians and entertainers to perform at locations throughout the historic Essex County Park System and provides residents with an evening leisure activity. This year’s series features three concert and fireworks spectaculars, five concerts in Brookdale Park, 12 concerts […]

Men of Essex, Inc., to hold 64th Essex Awards ceremonies on June 15

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Men of Essex, Inc., has selected Newark Academy tennis phenom Nicolas Kotzen as the recipient of the 64th annual Essex Award.  Kotzen was a standout tennis player and was selected first team all-state and All-American. He will attend Columbia University on a full tennis scholarship in the fall. The 64th […]

Studio Montclair presents “Critique Group Showcase” this summer

Studio Montclair presents “Critique Group Showcase” this summer

MONTCLAIR, NJ — For the first time, Studio Montclair presents an exhibit of work by 34 artists who have participated in Studio Montclair’s popular critique group initiative. It will be on exhibit from June 11 through July 15 at Studio Montclair Gallery, 127 Bloomfield Ave., Montclair. An opening reception will take place on Saturday, June […]

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