Networking luncheon for business owners in Montclair

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 Tuesday, Nov. 15, at the Greek Taverna, 292 Bloomfield Ave. in Montclair. The focus of this event will be an exploration of what attendees are most thankful […]

Paper Mill Playhouse announces 2016-2017 cast of its Broadway Show Choir

MILLBURN, NJ — Paper Mill Playhouse recently announced casting for its award-winning Broadway Show Choir. The Paper Mill Playhouse Broadway Show Choir is a tuition-free, audition-based, exhibition show choir that stems from Paper Mill Playhouse’s arts education and outreach programs. The choir consists of 80 singer and dancers between the ages of 15 and 22. […]

ReelAbilities to play in Montclair and West Orange

MONTCLAIR / WEST ORANGE, NJ — ReelAbilities is the largest disability film festival in the country and will be hosted from Oct. 30 through Nov. 5 at Montclair State University and at JCC MetroWest in West Orange. The festival is dedicated to promoting awareness and appreciation of the lives, stories and artistic expressions of and […]

NCJW honors two couples for philanthropy, leadership

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The National Council of Jewish Women, Essex County Section, held a “spotlight gala” to honor two couples who have shown unflagging support of the organization and to celebrate the 35th anniversary of the Linda & Rudy Slucker NCJW/Essex Center for Women, according to a recent release from the organization. The gala, […]

Annual ‘Strut Your Mutt’ returns to county

Update: Due to the forecast of rain, these two events have been moved to Sunday, Oct. 23. MONTCLAIR / MAPLEWOOD / MILLBURN, NJ — Essex County dog owners are invited to display their creativity and participate in Strut Your Mutt, Essex County’s annual Canine Halloween Costume Parade and Contest. This year, two parades have been […]

Attend fundraising dinner for Slow Food Northern NJ

MONTCLAIR, NJ — Come celebrate the autumn harvest at a four-course farm-to-table dinner to benefit Slow Food Northern NJ’s urban farm and school garden fund. Sylvia Becker and Daniel Stein of Wild Honey Catering will prepare a meal of fresh produce and meats sourced from local farms. The event will be held on Saturday, Oct. […]

Maplewood resident stars in ‘The Frog Princess’ at Studio Playhouse in Upper Montclair

MONTCLAIR, NJ — Maplewood resident Peter Curley stars as Prince Boris in ‘The Frog Princess,’ a charming and adventurous show for all ages by Catherine L. Howard, at Studio Playhouse in Upper Montclair. Performances are Saturdays and Sundays at 1:30 and 3:30 p.m. from Oct. 22 through Oct. 30. Additionally, a sensory friendly show for […]

Walking tours of Mt. Hebron and Rosedale cemeteries

MONTCLAIR, NJ — The Montclair Historical Society will hold walking tours of Mt. Hebron and Rosedale cemeteries in the weeks leading up to Halloween. The Mt. Hebron Cemetery tour will be Saturday, Oct. 22. Founded in 1863, the Mt. Hebron Cemetery was established on farmland donated by the area’s earliest Dutch settlers. Plots include some […]

Historic house tours in October

MONTCLAIR, NJ — Thanks to the Montclair Historical Society, the Crane House and Historic YWCA and The Shultz House museums will be open to the public on Sunday, Oct. 16, from 1 to 4 p.m. Tours of the Crane House & Historic YWCA are on the hour, with the last tour beginning at 3 p.m. […]

County honors two exceptional Italian-Americans

County honors two exceptional Italian-Americans

NEWARK, NJ — The 2016 Essex County Italian-American Heritage Month observance was held Wednesday, Oct. 5, in the lobby of the Essex County Hall of Records. Decorated in the festive Italian colors of red, white and green, the lobby was a standing-room-only backdrop for the cultural festivities. During the cultural event, Essex County Executive Joseph […]

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