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 […]

Before you divorce, get the info

LIVINGSTON, NJ — When considering divorce, there are many elements that need explaining such as alimony, child support, division of assets and debts, and parenting agreements. The NCJW/Essex Center for Women is holding a women’s workshop that will do just that on Thursday, April 27, from 7:15 to 9 P.M. Join Pamela Cerruti, an attorney […]

Meet the Mayors of Essex County

CALDWELL, NJ — The seventh annual Essex County Meet the Mayors Event will be Saturday, April 1, from 9 to 11 a.m. at Greenbrook Country Club, 100 West Greenbrook Road, Caldwell. The mayors from all 22 Essex County municipalities have been invited to attend. This year’s panel will include Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr., […]

Thirty regional artists support art programs for artists with disabilities

ORANGE, NJ — Arts Unbound has announced the lineup for its fifth annual Friends of Arts Unbound art exhibit and benefit sale. Several new artists are joining familiar favorites to raise funds for the nonprofit gallery and art studio for people with disabilities and seniors. More than 30 artists will be supporting Arts Unbound programs […]

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