Montclair Foundation gifts $1,000 to Main St. Counseling Center

MONTCLAIR / WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Montclair Foundation recently awarded a $1,000 grant to Main Street Counseling Center, a 37-year-old nonprofit community mental health agency based in West Orange that serves low-income and underinsured individuals and families throughout Greater Northern New Jersey. The grant will support Crisis Intervention Team training. This innovative weeklong workshop […]

Innovative suicide prevention training offered

MONTCLAIR, NJ — The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, the leading suicide research and prevention organization in the United States, is hosting a training session on suicide prevention that focuses on the whole family. This innovative style of therapy, “attachment-based family therapy,” is the only empirically supported family therapy model designed to treat adolescent depression. […]

County recognizes distinguished senior citizens

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. and the Essex County Division of Senior Services hosted the county’s annual Older Americans Heritage Month Celebration on Wednesday, May 10, in the Essex County Robert O’Toole Building in Cedar Grove Park. May is recognized as National Older Americans Month. During the ceremony, DiVincenzo presented […]

West Orange volunteer is honored

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Norma Schulze, who lives in West Orange and volunteers in Montclair, recently received an award from State Health Insurance-assistance Program for 10 years of service in Montclair. SHIP is administered by JFS MetroWest.

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, May 18, at the Greek Taverna, 292 Bloomfield Ave. in Montclair. The topic for this event is “Simply Networking & News — What’s New with You?” […]

Freeholders recognize exceptional youths

Freeholders recognize exceptional youths

NEWARK, NJ — The Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders held its annual “Essex County Celebrates Youth” program Wednesday, April 19, at the Hall of Records in Newark. This event is held each year to acknowledge and encourage outstanding young people throughout the county who have accomplished and contributed so much at a young age. […]

Celebrating 90 years of May bloom

MONTCLAIR, NJ — The trustees of the Presby Memorial Iris Gardens invite the public to celebrate its 90th anniversary this May. Come enjoy this living art known as the “Rainbow on the Hill.” “The Presby Memorial Iris Gardens again welcomes spring with its landmark display of blooms,” board President Nancy Skjei-Lawes said in a press […]

Montclair Kimberley Academy mourns cross-country and track and field coach and former marathon champion Tom Fleming

Montclair Kimberley Academy mourns cross-country and track and field coach and former marathon champion Tom Fleming

UPPER MONTCLAIR, NJ (updated Friday April 21, 10:38 a.m.)  – Tom Fleming, a longtime Bloomfield resident and former two-time winner of the New York City Marathon, died of an apparent heart attack while coaching his Montclair Kimberley Academy track and field team during a meet in Verona on Wednesday, April 19. He was 65. An […]

County to participate in Drug Take Back Day on April 29

County to participate in Drug Take Back Day on April 29

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Essex County Division of Community Health and Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. joined April 13 with the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Team, the Essex County Police Chief’s Association and the Essex County Crime Prevention Officers Association to announce plans for Drug Take Back Day and raise awareness about […]

Montclair Film recognizes students for artistry

MONTCLAIR, NJ — Montclair Film recently announced the winners of the 2017 Emerging Filmmaker Competition, a program co-presented by Partners For Health Foundation that screens work by students in grades four through 12 from the Tri-State Area and beyond. This year, more than 90 films were submitted in three categories: Cinemaniacs for grades four through […]

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