Studio Montclair presents ‘State of the Art 2021’

Studio Montclair presents ‘State of the Art 2021’

MONTCLAIR, NJ — Studio Montclair presents “State of the Art 2021,” a combined in-person and virtual exhibit available for viewing through July 16. The show comprises 131 works — 55 pieces on view in the gallery and more than 70 available virtually. The virtual exhibit can be viewed in the gallery as a slideshow on […]

NAACP branch celebrates Juneteenth across several towns

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Oranges & Maplewood Branch of the NAACP will mark the Juneteenth holiday with flag-raising ceremonies across several Essex County towns represented in the branch’s catchment area. A special commemorative flag or banner has been designed to fly or hang over the municipal complexes in Belleville, Bloomfield, East Orange, Livingston, Maplewood […]

Essex–Hudson Greenway Project receives major federal, state and local endorsements

Essex–Hudson Greenway Project receives major federal, state and local endorsements

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Open Space Institute, along with the New Jersey Bike & Walk Coalition and September 11th National Memorial Trail Alliance, recently announced the critical support of federal, state and local elected leaders for the Essex–Hudson Greenway Project. N.J. Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver, U.S. Rep. Mikie Sherrill of the 11th Congressional District, Essex […]

Area students receive scholarships from cyber security competition

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The National Cyber Scholarship Foundation has awarded 63 New Jersey high school students with the coveted “National Cyber Scholar” designation following its 48-hour National Cyber Scholarship competition. The annual nationwide event for high school students is designed to evaluate aptitude in combating cyber threats and encourage them to become part of […]

NJDEP announces $20.7M in Clean Communities grants

NJDEP announces $20.7M in Clean Communities grants

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — During a May 26 news conference at Great Falls National Park in Paterson, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection acting Commissioner Shawn LaTourette announced the award of $20.7 million in grants to help municipalities and counties implement programs to clean up and reduce litter in communities across New Jersey. LaTourette also […]

Grand opening for Vanguard’s new theater in Montclair this June

Grand opening for Vanguard’s new theater in Montclair this June

MONTCLAIR, NJ — Montclair is getting a new theater and event space! The Vanguard, at 180 Bloomfield Ave., is ready for its close-up, with grand opening events planned for June 4 and 5, kicking off an opening month with events every weekend.  Vanguard Theater Company is having duplicate opening nights with each capped at 50-percent […]

‘Click It or Ticket’ crackdown encourages drivers, passengers to wear seat belts

TRENTON, NJ — As New Jersey begins to reopen ahead of the busy summer travel season, Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal and the Division of Highway Traffic Safety announced the upcoming launch of a statewide seat belt enforcement campaign aimed at promoting safe travels on New Jersey roadways. Starting Monday, May 24, and running through […]

$15.4M available in Essex to through Emergency Rental Assistance Program

$15.4M available in Essex to through Emergency Rental Assistance Program

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. announced that Essex County is now accepting applications for the 2021 Essex County Emergency Rental Assistance Program. There is $15.4 million available to be awarded. Renters and landlords who have been negatively impacted during the coronavirus pandemic and need help to pay rent or […]

Mountainside Medical Center celebrates National Hospital Week

Mountainside Medical Center celebrates National Hospital Week

GLEN RIDGE / MONTCLAIR, NJ — Beginning May 9, National Hospital Week is an opportunity to highlight hospitals, health systems and health care workers, as well as the ways they support the needs of their community. The American Hospital Association has recognized this year’s theme as “Inspiring Hope through Healing.” “Mountainside is far more than […]

Dozens of NJ clergy file state Supreme Court brief about harm of racial profiling

TRENTON, NJ — More than five dozen clergy members spanning 15 New Jersey counties filed a brief at the New Jersey Supreme Court, represented by the ACLU-NJ, that urges justices to take bold action to end racial profiling. The brief, filed on behalf of 66 New Jersey ministers, imams, rabbis and other leaders of a […]

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