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 […]

MGC celebrates Presby Memorial’s 90-year legacy

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Presby Memorial Gardens are a delight to behold in May when thousands of irises are in bloom. Come hear how this magical place was created through an act of democracy and love at a Maplewood Garden Club meeting on Wednesday, April 12, at 7:30 p.m. at the Maplewood Memorial Library, 51 […]

Walking tour of Rosedale Cemetery in Montclair

MONTCLAIR, NJ — Rosedale Cemetery was founded more than 150 years ago, marking a change in the way Americans buried their deceased. The five acres of parklike grounds tell fascinating stories of the people who shaped our history, the evolution of cemeteries and monuments, and the secret language of grave imagery and decoration. Executive Director […]

Tours of the historic Montclair houses

MONTCLAIR, NJ — On Sunday, April 23, from 1 to 4 p.m., get to know all of the Montclair History Center’s historic houses in one afternoon. Discover the people whose “many voices” and life stories shaped the community, and travel through the ages with the Crane House and Historic YWCA. Hear about the evolution of […]

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