COVID-19: New Jersey prepares for arrival of first vaccines

The state has a goal of vaccinating 70 percent of adults in New Jersey over the next six months. Health care workers are expected to be given priority for the first shipments of the vaccine, followed by other vulnerable populations, and then the general public. 

Obituary: Col. Warren E. ‘Skip’ Sweetser

Col. Warren E. 'Skip' Sweetser

County cancels deer hunt this winter

Essex County will not conduct its annual culling beginning in January, saying that manpower is instead needed for COVID-19-related events.

In brief: Local student helps create Lemeneid

Local middle-schooler Maxwell Kumahor helped create Lemeneid, with Rocket Club. The drink will be served to new tenants at Rezide Co-Living in Jersey City.

Gardening for Life: Finishing up the season

Leave the leaves, and reflect on your garden, and plans, as the fall season goes into winter, writes Jose German in "Gardening for Life."

Obituary: Ruth Brown-Taylor

Ruth Brown-Taylor

Kettle Campaign kicks off, to meet greater needs

The Salvation Army Montclair Red Kettle Kick-Off kicked off its 130th season of giving in front of Coldwell-Banker Realty on Bellevue Avenue today, Nov. 28.  

Life under Lockdown: friendship bracelets, for humanity

When COVID-19 hit, Hannah Giordano pivoted and started donating her money from friendship bracelets she makes to good causes.

weGodthis serves food, and friendship, to the homeless

weGodthis, an organization started by moms of students at Lacordaire Academy, serves the homeless in Newark — and is now officially a nonprofit.

In brief: Hanukkah storytime at Watchung Booksellers

Arthur Levine, author of the children's book "The Hanukkah Magic of Nate Gadol," will have a special seasonal storytime at Watchung Booksellers on Tuesday, Dec. 8.

Open Book/Open Mind: Montclair native Susan Glasser and Peter Baker

Montclair native Susan Glasser and husband Peter Baker appeared at Open Book/Open MInd in November to talk about their new book.

2020 MFF: ‘Zappa’ and voters and Montclair

The 2020 Montclair Film Festival features hometown connections with "Zappa," the Young Voter Project and more: virtually. Through Oct. 25.

Virtual audience for Montclair Orchestra at SOPAC

The Montclair Orchestra will perform with pianist Terrence Wilson on Oct. 22 at SOPAC. The audience will watch on livestream.

Montclair Athletes: 17 local athletes sign letters of intent

On Nov. 30, 2020, 17 athletes from Montclair High School and Montclair Kimberley Academy signed Letters of Intent to compete in college.