Visitors love ‘Jubilee’ at Montclair Art Museum

Visitors love ‘Jubilee’ at Montclair Art Museum

MONTCLAIR, NJ — The consensus after “Jubilee, a Celebration of African American Music” at Montclair Art Museum on June 26 was wildly positive. “Let’s do it again!” was a common refrain. The Rev. Jesse Branson Jr., minister of social justice at Union Baptist Church in Montclair, hosted the event, providing background on the evolution of […]

Mountainside Medical Center recognized for providing high-quality stroke care

Mountainside Medical Center recognized for providing high-quality stroke care

MONTCLAIR / GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Hackensack Meridian Mountainside Medical Center, located in Montclair and Glen Ridge, has received the American Heart Association’s Gold Plus “Get With the Guidelines” Stroke quality achievement award for its commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines, ultimately leading to more […]

Head coach and West Orange resident Tim White guides Montclair Kimberley Academy girls track-and-field team to banner season

Head coach and West Orange resident Tim White guides Montclair Kimberley Academy girls track-and-field team to banner season

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange resident Tim White, the head track and field coach at Montclair Kimberley Academy, had a fine spring season guiding the MKA girls to both the state prep B-Division team championship and the Super Essex Conference–Colonial Division title.  On the boys side, White helped direct one of the state’s top […]

‘Jubilee,’ a community collaboration of African American music and dance

MONTCLAIR, NJ — As part of Montclair Early Music’s mission to bring history to life through music, MEM is presenting “Jubilee,” an interdisciplinary program that traces the history of African American music and dance from Africa to Colonial times to the present. Isaac Watts introduced European hymns to the enslaved population. In turn, they incorporated […]

Twenty Essex County artists featured in upcoming exhibition at NJ State Museum

TRENTON, NJ — The New Jersey State Museum will present the 2022 New Jersey Arts Annual show “Reemergence” from June 25 through April 30. New Jersey is home to a diverse and robust artistic community; the New Jersey Arts Annual exhibition highlights the work of visual artists and craftspeople from around the state.  This year’s […]

AG’s Office releases recordings from fatal car crash in Glen Ridge

AG’s Office releases recordings from fatal car crash in Glen Ridge

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — On June 9, the Attorney General’s Office released video footage, a 9-1-1 call and radio communications that captured events surrounding a single-vehicle accident in Glen Ridge in which Gregory Dukes, 42, and Cecil Richardson, 47, both of Philadelphia, Pa., were fatally injured. The vehicle in which they were traveling accelerated away […]

Vanguard Theater presents the rock musical ‘Rent’

Vanguard Theater presents the rock musical ‘Rent’

MONTCLAIR, NJ — Vanguard Theater will present the rock musical “Rent” from June 17 through July 3. Leading the artistic team are Vanguard’s producing artistic director Janeece Freeman Clark, who recently directed Vanguard’s critically acclaimed production of “Next to Normal,” and music director Matt DeMaria, who served as music supervisor for the “Rent 25th Anniversary […]

Glen Ridge seeks RFPs for fire suppression services

Glen Ridge seeks RFPs for fire suppression services

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — The borough of Glen Ridge’s 10-year contract with the township of Montclair for fire suppression services and the use of George Washington Field is coming to an end this year, according to a recent press release from the borough. Similar to the process Glen Ridge followed 10 years ago, the borough […]