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 […]

Second Sunday Family FunDay: Fall Harvest Day

MONTCLAIR, NJ — On Sunday, Oct. 16, from 1 to 4 p.m. at 108 Orange Road, the Montclair Historical Society and Montclair Community Farm Coalition are partnering for a fall harvest event. This event was rescheduled from Oct. 9 due to the rain. Activities include museum tours, hearth cooking demonstrations by the fire, apple tasting […]

Ghost tales at the Shultz House

MONTCLAIR, NJ — Calling all members of the Montclair Historical Society who enjoy hearing stories that give you goosebumps. Members and volunteers of the Montclair Historical Society will celebrate Halloween as staff members share stories and firsthand experiences that have happened in the Shultz House museum; this event will be on Sunday, Oct. 16, from […]

Locals to be recognized by Rutgers School of Law alumni

NEWARK, NJ — The Rutgers School of Law-Newark Alumni Association will hold its annual recognition gala and cocktail reception on Wednesday, Nov. 9, at 15 Washington St. in Newark, the site of the former Rutgers Law School building, which recently underwent a multi-million dollar renovation. The Rutgers School of Law-Newark Alumni Association will honor three […]

County announces eight winners in photography contest

ROSELAND, NJ — Eight local residents received awards in the annual Essex County Parks Photography Contest. Winners were awarded in adult and youth categories and were recognized on Saturday, Sept. 24, during the annual Fall Family Festival at the Essex County Environmental Center in Roseland. “We congratulate the winners of the Essex County Parks Photography […]

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