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'Poetry and Pastries' open poetry reading Sept. 26 in Chatham

CHATHAM - The "Poetry and Pastries" open poetry reading series will begin its 16th season at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 26, at Drip Coffee at 262 Main St. in Chatham, the former location of Cafe Beethoven. "Listeners are always welcome," remarked organizer Marcia Ivans. "The cost is $10, which includes f

NEWJERSEYHILLS.COM - 2017-09-21 03:45:00

Condo owners approve affordable-housing deal with Chatham Twp.

CHATHAM TWP. - Fifty-seven of the 72 condo owners in the Vernon Grove complex have approved a plan to keep the units classified as affordable housing until the year 2046. That was more "yes" votes than the two-thirds needed, the condo association's attorney, Daniel Barros, said at a meeting Tuesday,

NEWJERSEYHILLS.COM - 2017-09-20 02:40:00

3 sought in Newark gunpoint gas station robbery

NEWARK-- Police are searching for two men who held up a gas station early Tuesday morning and a third person who drove the getaway vehicle. A member of the public flagged down a police officer around 1:45 a.m. and informed them of the robbery at the Gulf station located at 242 Elizabeth Ave. Two men

NJ.COM - 2017-09-20 02:04:11

Meet the School Board Candidate: Ronald Epstein

This is one is a series of articles about candidates running in the Nov. 7 election. CHATHAM TWP. - Ronald Epstein has reached a point in his career where he has time to devote to public service. "I want to be more involved in my kids' education," he said when asked why he is running for a seat on t

NEWJERSEYHILLS.COM - 2017-09-21 04:00:00

LETTER: Learn symptoms of ovarian cancer

EDITOR: Once again, it is National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, and teal ribbons adorn Chatham, Madison and many other towns throughout the state and throughout the country. The Turn The Towns Teal campaign was initiated by my wife, Gail, in 2007 and has been carried on by the MacNeil family, und

NEWJERSEYHILLS.COM - 2017-09-21 04:00:00

Metropolitan Orchestra has openings for musicians

CHATHAM - The Metropolitan Orchestra of New Jersey is looking for musicians to join the orchestra for its 2017-18 season, with rehearsals in Chatham. Now in its 46th season, the Metropolitan Orchestra of New Jersey is a full symphonic orchestra composed of local musicians, both professional and amat

NEWJERSEYHILLS.COM - 2017-09-21 01:00:00

'Solidarity Sleepout' to raise awareness of homelessness

THE CHATHAMS - The Youth Interfaith Council will host a "Solidarity Sleepout" on Sunday, Oct. 8 and Monday, Oct. 9 to raise awareness and promote advocacy for children and teenagers who are experiencing homelessness. The goal of the event is to simulate one night of homelessness. Participants will h

NEWJERSEYHILLS.COM - 2017-09-20 14:00:00

Covenant House benefit set for Sept. 30 at Noe Pond Club

CHATHAM TWP. - The 34th Annual Benefit for Covenant House, hosted by the Morris Area Auxiliary, will be held from 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, at the Noe Pond Club at 395 Southern Blvd. in Chatham Township. The catered benefit will include festive cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, live music and a sile

NEWJERSEYHILLS.COM - 2017-09-20 13:15:00

What to do this weekend: Ghost hunting, 5K race

A "ghost hunting" is scheduled from 7:30 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23 at Historic Speedwell in Morristown. The program will be led by Specter Seekers Paranormal Society, composed of researchers with more than 25 years of paranormal experience. They will explore the Vail House at Historic Speedwell,

NEWJERSEYHILLS.COM - 2017-09-21 02:15:00

Fall Arts Preview: The best of art, theater, dance and literature in North Jersey

While Manhattan has the MoMA, the Met and the Great White Way, you don't have to leave the Garden State to experience world-class art and performances. As the weather starts to chill, head to the area's museums, playhouses, and galleries to see this season's best cultural events. There's something f

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-21 11:26:06

Conman took jeweler for $3M in gems by posing as record exec, name-dropping Jennifer Lopez

A $3 million suit accuses James Sabatino, 40, of shaking down a Manhattan jewler by pretending to be a music exec.(Miami-Dade Corrections and Rehabilitation Department) A Madison Ave. jeweler is suing for nearly $3 million after getting scammed by a jailed conman, according to a lawsuit filed in Ma

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-21 02:11:04

Insurance company sued over Jennifer Lopez jewelry scam

A Madison Avenue jeweler was duped into lending $3.2 million worth of merchandise to a conman who claimed superstar Jennifer Lopez was borrowing the baubles for a photo shoot - and now the boutique is suing its insurer. Vintage and contemporary pieces from Stephen Russell have been featured in Vogue

NEW YORK POST - 2017-09-21 02:46:35

LETTER: 'Welcoming Resolution' is not against the law

EDITOR: Madison's "Welcoming Community" resolution is not in violation of federal law. Section 7 of the resolution indicates the town will monitor attempts by the Federal Government to cut off funding. And, Section 8 indicates the town will monitor attempts by the Federal Government to compel action

NEWJERSEYHILLS.COM - 2017-09-21 03:45:00

Chabad to host Rosh Hashanah services at Brooklake Country Club

MADISON - Chabad of Southeast Morris County, based at 42 Park Ave. in Madison, is hosting High Holiday services that are open to all. For the first time, services for Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish new year, will be held at the Brooklake Country Club at 139 Brooklake Road in Florham Park. Services are op

NEWJERSEYHILLS.COM - 2017-09-21 03:45:00

Boxer Jake LaMotta, immortalized in 'Raging Bull,' dies at 95

circa 1949: World Middleweight champion Jake La Motta in the ring with Robert Villemain during their 12-round bout at Madison Square Garden, New York. La Motta was declared the winner to the crowds's disappointment. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images) MIAMI - Jake LaMotta, the former middleweight champ

PIX11.COM - 2017-09-20 15:33:12

7 On Your Side: High-end retailer leaves fledgling designer out big bucks

Calypso St. Barth is a high-end retailer with stores on Madison Avenue and other exclusive locales like the Hamptons and Short Hills, NJ. It's a far cry from one of their designer's studios located in her apartment, a 5th floor walk up in Brooklyn. That's why this former contractor is so mad she's h

ABC7NY.COM - 2017-09-20 21:17:56

Congregation Beth Torah invites community to celebrate High Holy Days

FLORHAM PARK - Congregation Beth Torah at 215 Ridgedale Ave. in Florham Park invites members of the Jewish community to services celebrating the High Holy Days, which include Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. The synagogue will celebrate Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year festival, with two services, bo

NEWJERSEYHILLS.COM - 2017-09-21 03:45:00

Newark man arrested for armed robbery, 2 others sought

NEWARK-- A 21-year-old city man was arrested Wednesday for his alleged part in an armed robbery Sept. 11, police said. Assamad F. Banks (Newark police) Assamad F. Banks was one of three men who allegedly robbed the woman at gunpoint shortly before midnight Sept. 11 in the 900 block of Frelinghuysen

NJ.COM - 2017-09-21 00:59:17

Madison to host two blood drives Thursday and Friday

MADISON - New Jersey Blood Services will conduct blood drives from 1 to 7 p.m. today, Thursday, Sept. 21, at the Ehinger Center on the campus of Drew University at 36 Madison Ave., and from 2 to 8 p.m. this Friday, Sept. 22, at the Madison Area YMCA at 111 Kings Road, both in Madison. New Jersey Blo

NEWJERSEYHILLS.COM - 2017-09-21 03:45:00

Madison Democrats launch campaign with picnic

Madison Democrats celebrated the start of the fall campaign season with their annual Kick-Off Picnic on Sunday, Sept. 10, at the Ridgedale Avenue home of Morris County Democratic Committee Vice-Chairwoman Marianne McConnell; enjoying the event, from left, are Madison Borough Council candidates John

NEWJERSEYHILLS.COM - 2017-09-21 03:45:00