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Holiday Decorating Alert

If you enjoy creative holiday decorating with friends, then you'll love the wreath-making workshop this Saturday at the Van Vleck House & Gradens. In seasons past, I've plunged in with pliers, branch cutters...

Montclair’s 2nd Annual Restaurant Week Brings Charity To The Table

It's baaa-ack! This time around, I'm going to be making reservations way in advance for tables during Montclair's Restaurant Week. Last year, we enjoyed delicious prix fixe menus, and left with a few extra...

Santa Comes to Town (On a Fire Truck)

Santa's coming to town! He'll be visiting the business district (Orange Rd and Cedar Ave) in grand style on an MFD fire truck Saturday, Dec 5, bearing gifts and candy for all youngsters. Here's...

First Night Montclair 2010!

Count down to New Year's Eve! Montclair Township is ready for First Night 2010 with a full-on schedule of class acts for kids, teens, and adults. There's music, magic, theater, dance...and Bubblemania. Headliners...

H1N1 Vaccine Available To MSU Families

In addition to vaccinating the at-risk campus population, Montclair State University will be providing the H1N1 vaccine to family members of students and staff this week. H1N1 flu is now widespread in New Jersey and...

Hobnob With the Literati

Montclair-area authors will be touting their books tonight at a MEWS party at Fitzgerald's 1928 pub in Glen Ridge. Come, get a beer and talk agents and Oxford commas with the likes of Dana...

Au Pairs Enjoy Feast of Thanks, Far From Home

Some families in Montclair sat down to an extra special Thanksgiving feast last Thursday, with young international guests - their au pairs - many of whom experienced the holiday for the first time. The au...

Di Vincenzo To Run For Third Term

County Executive Joe Di Vincenzo, who has made it his mission to beautify Essex County and improve its financial health, will announce his candidacy for a third term on December 11 from a former...

Train Show at Grand Central a Hoot For One and All

Thomas and Friends would have been envious - it was all aboard the mini trains at the Grand Central Terminal on Saturday. No confusion or delay at this annual Holiday Train Show organized by...

Giveaway Winner: 4 tickets to see LUMA at NJPAC

Congratulations to dkollet, a Bloomfield mom of two girls! She won 4 tickets to see the LUMA lightshow on Saturday, December 5. Enjoy!

Cooking With Friends Makes The Holidays Sweeter

I know, because my neighbor Deb Ellis and I have been doing it for several years. Sometimes we make huge kettles of tomato sauce, using extra end-of-season produce from the Farmers' Market. Other...

Relay For Life Will Bring Hope And Help To Cancer Patients

The event is Relay for Life. Relay for Life is the American Cancer Society's signature fundraising event. In fact, it is the largest non-profit fundraising event in the world. Relay is...

Roots Unknown: Local Filmmaker’s Screening At Montclair Library

"Roots:Unknown" is an award-winning 30-minute documentary produced and directed by Montclair resident Zara Phillips examining the lifelong emtional impact adoption has on the adoptee and their families. A free screening of the film...

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