Jim Axelrod of CBS News to Present Peabody Award Winning Series “Heart of the Epidemic: West Virginia’s Opioid Addiction”

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Join Temple Ner Tamid on Friday, May 26 at 6:30 pm when Jim Axelrod, a member of Ner Tamid and a senior national correspondent for CBS News, will present a short film and lead a discussion on the opioid crisis, specifically as it plays out in West Virginia. In a multi-part investigation, CBS News looked at the state with the highest rate of overdose deaths on painkillers. Each year doctors write 1.8 million prescriptions for pain pills in West Virginia — the equivalent of a bottle of pills for every man, woman, and child in the state. In their Peabody-award winning series, CBS News examined the many-layers of the problem — exploring how doctors, pharmacies, wholesale distributors, and law enforcement have all contributed to this hideous epidemic. Continue Reading

Weekend Arts & Entertainment Calendar: May 18 – 21

BY  |  Thursday, May 18, 2017 8:38am  |  COMMENTS (0)

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Lots of great local events to enjoy this weekend! From live music and concerts, to comedy and theater, to films and social events, this is your guide to what’s happening this weekend:

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Weekend Arts & Entertainment Calendar: May 11 – 14

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Lots of great local events to enjoy this special Mother’s Day weekend! From live music and concerts, to comedy and theater, to films and social events, this is your guide to what’s happening this weekend:

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Food, Crafts and Live Music at the Glenridge Avenue Arts & Music Festival Saturday, May 13

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The Glenridge Avenue Arts & Music Festival (GLAM) will take place on Saturday, May 13 from 11 am to 6 pm. Featuring over 40 vendors, visitors can enjoy artisan foods, handmade goods and vintage clothing and listen to music from bluegrass to reggae to rock and roll. The rain-or-shine event will take place along Glenridge Avenue from Bloomfield Avenue to Forest Street in Montclair. Continue Reading

Weekend Arts & Entertainment Calendar: May 4 – 7

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Lots of great local events to enjoy this weekend! From live music and concerts, to comedy and theater, to films and social events, this is your guide to what’s happening this weekend:

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What to Do in May

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May

Mark your calendars! Here’s a roundup of what’s happening in the Montclair area in May:

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Weekend Arts & Entertainment Calendar: April 6- 9

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Weekend

Lots of great local events to enjoy this weekend! From live music and concerts, to comedy and theater, to films and social events, this is your guide to what’s happening this weekend:
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The 2017 Essex County Cherry Blossom Festival is Blooming!

BY  |  Tuesday, Apr 04, 2017 1:30pm  |  COMMENTS (2)

Essex County Cherry Blossom Festival

The annual Essex County Cherry Blossom Festival truly signifies the start of spring in our area. Now in its 41st year, the Essex County Cherry Blossom Festival has grown into a community and cultural showcase that celebrates the natural beauty of the nearly 5,000 pink cherry blossoms.

“The natural beauty of the cherry blossoms has been attracting visitors to the park since they were first planted there in the late 1920s. The festival has helped unify the community, highlighted the benefits of Branch Brook Park and the local neighborhood, and enabled the public to enjoy the blooming trees in a variety of ways,” Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. said. “We invite the public to come out and enjoy our display of 5,000 trees, which is larger than the national display in Washington, DC, and the most diverse collection in the world,” he added.

Take a look at the Cherry Blossom Cam for a live update on peak blooming

This year’s Cherry Blossom Festival begins on Saturday, April 8 and includes the following events:

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What to Do in April

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April

Mark your calendars! Here’s a roundup of what’s happening in the Montclair area in April:

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Weekend Arts & Entertainment Calendar: March 30 – April 2

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Montclair Literary Festival

Lots of great local events to enjoy this weekend! From live music and concerts, to comedy and theater, to films and social events, this is your guide to what’s happening this weekend:

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