Montclair Historical Society holds garage sale

MONTCLAIR, NJ — Calling all antique lovers! The Montclair Historical Society’s museum shop in the Nathaniel Crane house is getting a makeover. Stop by for a good bargain from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, July 10, at 108 Orange Road in Montclair. Sale includes unique knick-knacks for your home, books, children’s toys, antiques and […]

VLJ creates a brighter day for bullying victims

NEWARK, NJ — Volunteer Lawyers for Justice raised $21,000 for anti-bullying efforts during a June 8 event run by its Generation Now Young Professionals Group. More than 100 business owners, bankers, lawyers, technology and insurance industry representatives, accountants and others turned out for the summer soiree and barbecue at the Essex Fells Country Club. VLJ […]

Demanding common-sense gun safety measures

MORRISTOWN, NJ — Members of NCJW/Essex met up with members of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America to visit the Morristown office of Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen to discuss the need for common-sense gun safety measures. From left are NCJW/Essex members Sandra Bayer of Livingston, Phoebe Pollinger of Montclair, Paula Green of South Orange, […]

Quilt exhibition inspires poetry reading

Quilt exhibition inspires poetry reading

MONTCLAIR, NJ — Inspired by the Nubian Quilter’s exhibition of quilts, “Common Heritage: Uncommon Quilts,” at the Crane House and Historic YWCA in Montclair, the Montclair Historical Society, the Friends of the West Orange Public Library and West Orange Arts Council teamed up on Sunday, June 26, to host a poetry reading in response to […]

Christie administration selects 32 higher education institutions to receive capital improvement grants

TRENTON, NJ — According to a press release from the administration of Gov. Chris Christie, Secretary of Higher Education Rochelle Hendricks has sent the Legislature her certified list of 35 higher education capital construction project grants that will boost technology, support the health sciences, and renovate laboratories and classrooms at 32 institutions across the state. […]

Essex County high school teens learn that 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. Participating Essex County high schools — Columbia High School in […]

Essex County to honor baseball legends Yogi Berra, Larry Doby and Monte Irvin with plaque dedication on June 6

NEWARK – On Monday, June 6, Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. will pay tribute to the legacies of Yogi Berra, Larry Doby and Monte Irvin by dedicating three bronze plaques in honor of the Baseball Hall of Famers at the Essex County Government Complex. The plaques are located along Legends Way, the promenade […]

Memorial Golf Tournament supports Daughters of Israel

MONTCLAIR, NJ — The Fern Forman Memorial Golf Tournament in support of Daughters of Israel was a huge success. Attracting more than 200 participants, the tournament was held on May 23 at Montclair Golf Club. In addition to the golf tournament, the event included a card and game party, cocktail reception and awards ceremony. The […]