Montclair HS swim teams defeat Glen Ridge

Montclair HS swim teams defeat Glen Ridge

MONTCLAIR, NJ – On Wednesday night, Montclair High School swim teams faced off against Glen Ridge, picking up their fourth victory of the season.  The girls, scoring 112-58, took first in all but two events, including the 200 free and 500 free, which Glen Ridge’s Schuyler Ross won.  Montclair’s Sol Jordan won the 200 IM […]

Essex senior citizens invited to enter annual Legacies Writing Contest

Essex senior citizens invited to enter annual Legacies Writing Contest

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. and the Essex County Division of Senior Services invite Essex seniors ages 60 and older to submit an original story focusing on a special person, life-changing experience or significant period in their life to the 2019 Essex County Legacies Writing Contest. The deadline is Friday, March […]

Montclair HS swim teams defeat Columbia in first meet of the season

MONTCLAIR, NJ – Pumped to compete after weeks of 5:00 a.m. practices, the Montclair High School Mounties swim team dove all in this past Wednesday  to secure victory against Columbia during the first meet of the 2018-19 swim season. In the weeks preceding this meet, a teacher or two might have noticed Mounties swimmers asleep […]

Essex County’s IHN applauds ‘Sesame Street’ for recent character

MONTCLAIR, NJ — On Thursday, Dec. 13, “Sesame Street” reintroduced Lily, a 7-year-old Muppet who first struggled with hunger, and now struggles with homelessness and transition. The Interfaith Hospitality Network for the Homeless of Essex County lauds this effort by “Sesame Street” to address this issue. Child homelessness is at an all-time high, with more […]

Partners for Health Foundation honors local service providers

Partners for Health Foundation honors local service providers

MONTCLAIR, NJ — To celebrate its 10th anniversary, Partners for Health Foundation awarded 10 Community Impact Awards and grants totaling $100,000 to recognize nonprofit organizations and individuals making a significant difference in the health and well-being of local communities. The awardees were selected from 65 nominations that cited contributions in areas such as hunger, homelessness, […]

Don’t miss ‘The Best Christmas Pageant Ever’

Don’t miss ‘The Best Christmas Pageant Ever’

MONTCLAIR, NJ — Pleasant Valley Productions will stage “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Montclair, 67 Church St. in Montclair, on Friday, Dec. 14, at 7 p.m.; Saturday, Dec. 15, at 1 and 5 p.m.; and Sunday, Dec. 16, at 3 p.m. Just in time for the holidays, this widely […]

CHS student to star in ‘Nutcracker’ with NJ Dance Theatre Ensemble

CHS student to star in ‘Nutcracker’ with NJ Dance Theatre Ensemble

MONTCLAIR, NJ — Anna Pettigrew, 15, of South Orange, will join renowned professional guest artists when she performs “Toy Soldier” and “Archangel” in this year’s full-length production of New Jersey Dance Theatre Ensemble’s holiday classic “The Nutcracker.” Pettigrew is currently a sophomore at Columbia High School. NJDTE returns to the Memorial Auditorium at Montclair State […]

Take a holiday candlelight tour of Kip’s Castle

Take a holiday candlelight tour of Kip’s Castle

VERONA, NJ — Take a holiday candlelight tour of Essex County Kip’s Castle, 22 Crestmont Road in Verona, to view the stained glass Tiffany windows and learn the history of this hidden gem. Tours will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursdays, Dec. 6, 13, 20 and 27; Fridays, Dec. 7, 14, 21 and 28; […]

County to hold annual sustainable gingerbread house contest

County to hold annual sustainable gingerbread house contest

ROSELAND, NJ — This December, participate in the 2018 Sustainable Homes and Habitats Gingerbread Contest at the Essex County Environmental Center, 621B Eagle Rock Ave. in Roseland. The contest is free and there are a variety of categories in which participants can compete. The deadline to register is Saturday, Dec. 1, and all entries must […]

TSTI’s PrimeConnection celebrates first anniversary

TSTI’s PrimeConnection celebrates first anniversary

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — One thing members of Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel in South Orange prize is connection — to their synagogue and through the many ways in which TSTI brings its members together. One example is PrimeConnection, a group for adults in their prime of life that provides monthly opportunities to connect with peers at […]