JCS observes fall holidays

MONTCLAIR, NJ — The Jewish Cultural Society, which serves northern New Jersey, will observe Rosh Hashanah on Sunday, Oct. 2, at 7 p.m. and Yom Kippur on Tuesday, Oct. 11, at 8 p.m. in rented space in the Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 67 Church St. in Montclair. Both erev hour-long programs of secular humanistic readings and […]

JFS of MetroWest to administer Wise Aging initiative

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Jewish Family Service of MetroWest has been awarded a grant by the Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey to administer a Wise Aging initiative in the MetroWest communities. The program, which is a partnership with 12 local synagogue groups plus the JCC MetroWest, will help Jewish people in their second adulthoods, their […]

Bloomfield HS cross-country program hosts successful Brookdale Invitational

Bloomfield HS cross-country program hosts successful Brookdale Invitational

BLOOMFIELD – The Bloomfield High School cross-country program hosted the Brookdale Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 10, at Brookdale Park. The following are the winning teams: Frosh Small School Boys- St. Rose HS Frosh Small School Girls- Bernards HS Frosh Large School Boys- Montclair HS Frosh Large School Girls- Bloomfield HS Varsity Boys Large School -Montclair […]

Four Essex County schools achieve sustainability certification in 2016

EWING, NJ — Sustainable Jersey for Schools announced Sept. 6 that 83 schools achieved the Sustainable Jersey for Schools certification in 2016, though many others are working toward it. The 83 schools come from 24 different school districts across 13 New Jersey counties. In two years, 118 schools have achieved Sustainable Jersey for Schools certification. […]

Walking tour with the Montclair Historical Society

MONTCLAIR, NJ — What better way to learn about your local history than through a historic walking tour? Join the Montclair Historical Society on Saturday, Sept. 24, for a stroll from the Van Vleck House at 21 Van Vleck St. to the Crane House and Historic YWCA at 108 Orange Road and discover the rich […]

Senior citizens receive awards for amazing artworks

Senior citizens receive awards for amazing artworks

CEDAR GROVE, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. congratulated 28 Essex County artists who received awards in the annual Essex County Senior Citizens Juried Art Show on Aug. 29 at an awards ceremony at the Essex County Hospital Center in Cedar Grove. “I congratulate the winners and all the artists who participated in […]

September at Montclair Historical Society

MONTCLAIR, NJ — The Montclair Historical Society is an independent not-for-profit organization that has been dedicated to preserving, sharing and educating others about Montclair’s history since 1965. For additional information, visit www.montclairhistorical.org. Throughout the month of September, the society will hold the following events. On Friday, Sept. 9, from 3 to 7 p.m., attend the […]

Historic house tours in Montclair

MONTCLAIR, NJ — On Sunday, Sept. 18, the Montclair Historical Society will open its historic sites for tours. Discover the “many voices” of the Crane House and Historic YWCA at 108 Orange Road. Learn about the important role each person had who lived, worked and relaxed in that house. Bring your children along with you […]

NJ Transit continues quality of commute improvements at Port Authority Bus Terminal

NEWARK, NJ — Following the success of last year’s reorganization and consolidation of services within the Port Authority Bus Terminal, NJ Transit is again partnering with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey for Phase Two of improvements to the quality of commute, according to an Aug. 23 press release. Beginning Sept. 3, […]

Verona woman brings Eastern practices to Essex County

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Each week, approximately 30 local residents show up at the Cedar Grove Public Library to practice qigong, which is described by livescience.com as “an ancient Chinese exercise and healing technique that involves meditation, controlled breathing and movement exercises.” Their teacher, Verona resident Miriam Shankman, also provides classes through the Montclair Adult […]