Montclair historic houses decorated for the holidays

MONTCLAIR, NJ — Visit the Montclair Historical Society museums decked out for the holiday season! Tours of the historic houses incorporate the holiday traditions throughout the country’s more than 200-year history, as well as stories of the houses and the people who lived and played in them. The houses will be open every Sunday prior […]

Body of missing Montclair woman found in West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray and Montclair Police Chief Todd Conforti have announced that  the body of a Montclair woman, who had previously been reported as missing, was found during the morning hours of Dec. 1. At approximately 11:30 a.m., law enforcement officers located the remains while searching in […]

South Orange siblings on pointe in Montclair

MONTCLAIR, NJ — South Orange siblings Anna Pettigrew, 13, and Will Pettigrew, 16, will join renowned professional guest artists when Anna stars as Clara and Will performs the role of Lead Chinese Boy in this year’s full-length production of New Jersey Dance Theatre Ensemble’s beloved holiday classic “The Nutcracker.” Celebrated dancers Peter Brandenhoff, Rosemary Sabovick-Bleich, […]

Secret speakeasy at the Shultz House

MONTCLAIR, NJ — Calling all flappers and dapper dans! There’s a secret speakeasy at the Shultz House, 30 North Mountain Ave. in Montclair, on Sunday, Dec. 11, from 4 to 6 p.m. DJ Mac spins the oldest lo-fi peppy tunes on his 100-plus-year-old gramophones, playing 78rpm records from his own collection plus records from a […]

See historical houses in expanded holiday house tour

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Celebrate the holiday season by participating in the annual Essex County Historic Holiday House Tour. This year, the tour includes 15 Essex County historic sites, which will be decorated for the holidays and open to the public for a weekend tour. The tour includes Essex County Kip’s Castle and the Walther […]

Sustainable Jersey announces 2016 awards, certifications

EWING, NJ — Sustainable Jersey recently announced the recipients of the 2016 Sustainable Jersey municipal awards and the 74 towns that have achieved certification. The announcement was made at the annual Sustainable Jersey luncheon at the New Jersey League of Municipality Conference in Atlantic City. Maplewood, Millburn and South Orange were awarded the Collaboration Award […]

County honors veterans in ceremony

County honors veterans in ceremony

NEWARK, NJ — Essex County presented the seventh annual Essex County Veterans Day Observance in Veterans Memorial Park in Newark on Thursday, Nov. 10. During the ceremony, Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. recognized county employees Michael Festa, a U.S. Army veteran, and Clarence Jackson, a U.S. Navy veteran, with Essex County Community Star Awards. […]

Jazz House Kids to perform in NYC

NEW YORK CITY — The Montclair-based Jazz House Kids Music + Education Fund addresses the crisis in arts education today by bridging the gap for underserved schools and families in need. Jazz House Kids does much more than teach musicians: It gives students an artistic edge through tested programs and a world-class curriculum, striving to […]

Help Essex high schoolers learn ‘Love Shouldn’t Hurt!’

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Does your teenager know the warning signs of an abusive relationship? One in three teens experience verbal or physical abuse from a dating partner. This statistic is the reason that “safe dating” education is now required by law in New Jersey, according to a press release from NCJW/Essex. Essex County high […]

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