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TABLE of CONTENTS

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10 INSIDE ESSEX Exciting News and Happenings in the Area

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ave you ever asked “What’s going on this weekend?” “Who can I call for that service?” and “What’s on sale at my local favorite store?” The Suburban Essex Mobile web app (now in Beta) is the first in the nation digital platform to answer 58 those ubiquitous questions and much, much more.

50 Health & Beauty Directory 56 Diamond Minds 57 Ask the Expert: NJ Advanced Acupunturist Morgan Reade

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60 RESTAURANT GUIDE 67 REAL ESTATE August 2013 Home Sales

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Celebrate the pumpkin, an iconic symbol of fall. When the weather changes, pumpkins and spices will take center stage in your autumn cuisine. Started as a Thanksgiving staple, the Pumpkin has become an everyday sign of Fall; whether it be Pumpkin Ice Cream, Pumpkin Sweet Potato Chocolate or Pumpkin Spiced Bagels. Just walk down our aisles and become inspired.

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INSIDE ESSEX By Melissa Kane

Medical Spa Offers Products Online

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eginning this month, The Aurora DeJuliis, MD European Medical Spa’ s line of medical-grade skincare products will be available for purchase online at: www.AuroraDeJuliisMD.com. Dr. DeJuliis’ line of cosmeceuticals are specially formulated to fight the signs of aging using only natural ingredients including vitamins, antioxidants, retinoids, green tea, kojiic, lactic acid and peptides. “I’m very excited that patients and new clients alike will be able to purchase these wonderful, effective products on my website without having to come into our office,” Dr. DeJuliis said. “Additionally, I invite anyone who would like to learn more about our wonderful line of skin care products to come to our seminar, being held on Saturday, October 12, 2013, from 11am until 1 pm at our office.” For more information or to register for the skin care event, please call 973-338-6300. The Aurora DeJuliis, MD European Medical Spa is located at 8 Hillside Avenue, Suite 102, in Montclair. To order products or for more information, please visit www.AuroraDeJuliisMD.com.

Local Language School Now Offering ASL

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he Language Institute in West Caldwell is now offering American Sign Language. Private, semi-private and small group lessons are available for adults and children effective immediately. “I have gotten inquiries for ASL over the years, and decided it’s a service I would like to offer the community,” The Language Institute owner Phyllis Ignozza stated. “It is a modern language with its own grammar and syntax and, like studying any foreign language, offers insight into a new and vibrant culture and fosters sensitivity to linguistic and cultural diversity.” ASL classes are forming now in addition to the traditional offerings of Italian, Spanish, French, German, Russian, Mandarin, Japanese and English as a Second Language (ESL). To register or for more information, please contact The Language Institute, located at 175 Fairfield Ave., Suite 2C in W. Caldwell, by calling 973-228-1843, or by visiting www.thelanguageinstitute.com.

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For over 30 years the high quality, full service home renovation company, Boyette Design & Construction Inc. has been serving the suburban Essex County area. The Bloomfield based design and construction company also trades as Boyette Kitchens & Baths. With a visit to their newly remodeled showroom you will meet with an NKBA certified kitchen designer and a staff ready to assist with every detail from start to finish to achieve the best design possible for your remodeling project. With a licensed architect on staff this design build company can make your dreams a reality starting from the ground up. Clients can also gain ideas from the Boyette Kitchen & Bath showroom which offers a wide range of countertops, tile, sinks, faucets, lighting products and appliances. Boyette Kitchens & Baths exclusively features Wood-Mode and Brookhaven cabinetry. Boyette Kitchens & Baths is located at 214 Montgomery St. Bloomfield. For more information call 973-748-1020 or visit www.boyette kitchens.com.

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ezza, a restaurant specializing in fresh, rustic Italian cuisine, opened its doors in April. The restaurant is owned and operated by Chef John Bendokas, a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America. “In my restaurant, every ingredient matters,” Bendokas states. “I import my own olive oil and pastas. The bread is delivered daily from Sullivan Street Bakery in New York, and the gelato is picked up at least twice a week 10

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from il Laboratorio del Gelato on Manhattan’s Lower East Side. I do everything I can to use the freshest, highest quality ingredients, and I think that is reflected in our food.” The restaurant, located at 33 Eisenhower Parkway in Roseland, is open for lunch and dinner seven days a week. Catering, delivery and take out are also available. For more information on Rezza or to place an order, call 973364-8277 or visit www.rezzanj.com to view the restaurant’s current menu.


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empre Avanti, Inc.™, a newly established nonprofit organization that serves as a resource center for the Italian and ItalianAmerican community, opened for business on Friday, September 6, 2013, with a launch party at Diamond Spring Restaurant and Beach Club in Nutley. The event was attended by trustees, vendors and partners, as well as representatives from sponsor Investors Bank. Founded by executive director Rosanna Ibriano, the organization is located in Cedar Grove and will provide services to Italian individuals, businesses, organizations and associations in both the United States and Italy. Services provided by Sempre Avanti, which translates to “always moving forward,” will include the encouragement of strategic alliances and the strengthening of their shared heritage. For more information on Sempre Avanti, Inc.™, please call 973444-2317 or visit www.sempreavanti.org.

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r. Michelle Aristizabal, a Montclair-based Obstetrician and Gynecologist, has opened Wombkeepers Obstetrics and Gynecology Maternity Wellness Center. The practice offers what Aristizabal considers to be a balance between traditional OB/GYN and holistic medicine. “We are really changing the whole birthing experience,” she states. “We want women to feel comfortable when they come here, so we put thought into everything—from the cloth gowns to the sheets on the tables. I also wanted women to know that they can have a natural and holistic childbirth experience without sacrificing the experience and safety of a doctor.” The majority of the practice’s staff are trained doulas, and the office features only one exam room in an effort to “slow down” the pace and offer “truly personal, unrushed one-on-one” care to expectant mothers. For more information on Wombkeepers OB/GYN, visit their office, located at 109 Valley Road in Montclair. They can be reached at 973-655-9662 or by visiting www.wombkeepers.com.

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Suburban Essex Readers to Test Innovative New Web App (continued from page 13)

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Suburban Essex Mobile is a hyper-local, interactive digital directory and resource guide that caters to suburban Essex County residents. It features a comprehensive calendar of events that is continuously updated, as well as an interactive directory of restaurants, shops and professional services where you’ll be able see specials, get coupons and take virtual tours. Also contained in the web app is a weekly digital magazine that highlights the people, places, happenings and things of interest to the local community. Suburban Essex Mobile, which is free, is designed especially for iPads, tablets and smartphones, but also functions just fine on personal computers. Suburban Essex Mobile will be adding new pages every day and over the coming weeks, many new features. The web app will be providing information about local businesses not

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At the Silverstrom Group, there is nothing that we value more than the trust our patients place in our skills, and we work hard to reward that trust. We understand that you have countless choices when it comes to selecting a dental practice, which is why we go above and beyond to earn your confidence and be worthy of your patronage.

Easily find businesses that serve suburban Essex County. More than a listing, it delivers highly visual, media-rich information. found anywhere else on the web, such as restaurant specials, online ordering and local gift idea. In fact, David Black, one of the founders of Suburban Essex Mobile and publisher of this magazine, says that the restrictions of print and the advent of technology led him to develop the web app. “Now, with this web app, we are giving residents of suburban Essex County many more options and information that is continuously updated. With Suburban Essex Mobile you don’t just read—you hear, you watch, you touch—you experience! In this sense, it is the perfect companion to Suburban Essex Magazine.” EXTREMELY EASY TO NAVIGATE

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Get the inside scoop on the best dishes being served up at local eateries. Explore the app for great recipes and ideas that answer the question “What’s for dinner?” the directories into channels. In demonstrating the web app to potential users of all ages from teens to seniors, consensus has been that it is extremely easy to navigate and filled with useful information. JOIN THE FOCUS GROUP

Just as the local community continuously grows and changes, so too will Suburban Essex Mobile. Toward that end, Suburban Essex wants your help in providing exactly what you need. Applications are being sought now for focus group participants who will shape the future of the web app. To learn more about the program and how to apply to become a focus group participant, see the sidebar. So what are you waiting for? Grab your tablet or phone and explore your new resource at www.SuburbanEssex Mobile.com. 

group members may be featured in Suburban Essex Magazine and be eligible to receive gifts and prizes. If you would like to help impact the development of the web app, go to www.SuburbanEssexMobile. com for more details and sign up. Sign up deadline is October 16, 2013.

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CALENDAR of EVENTS O C T O BE R 2 0 1 3 TUESDAY, OCTOBER 1 SATURN: Exploring a Celestial Wonder From an ancient “wandering star” to a modern day celestial laboratory, Saturn tantalizes the eye, spirit and mind. Countless rings and dozens of moons harbor clues to the history of our solar system and help us understand our place in the universe. Ongoing. Newark Museum, 49 Washington St., Newark. Call 973-596-6550 or visit www.newarkmuseum. org.

NJAWBO MetroEast Meeting Maria-Elena Grant, of Awesome Rooms, LLC, will present Do it Differently This Year: Enjoy the Holidays and be Stress Free. 8-9am. Crane’s Mill, 459 Passaic Ave., West Caldwell. To register call 609308-2530 or visit www.njawbo-metroeast.org.

New Member Receptions Meet and network with new members at the NECC new member wine & cheese reception. This event is hosted by BLS Eldercare. Light fare and beverages will be served and complimentary give-aways will be made available. BLS Eldercare, 5 Regent St., Suite 508, Livingston. Call 973-226-5500 for information.

Re-Activating Chinese Antiquities 200 BC-2012 AD The sophistication of ancient Chinese bronze castings and jade carvings and the evolution of different calligraphic scripts have long fascinated Chinese artists and people world-wide. Ongoing. Newark Museum, 49 Washington St., Newark. Call 973596-6550 or visit www.newarkmuseum.org.

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Benjamin Phelan Exhibition

Diana Krall: Glad Rag Doll World Tour

A new series of sculptures by Brooklyn-based artist Benjamin Phelan that explores the relationship between digital animation, physical objects and visual perception. Runs thru Oct.18. University Galleries in the Ben Shahn Center for the Visual Arts at William Paterson University, 300 Pompton Rd., Wayne. Call 973-720-2654 for information.

Diana Krall is the only artist to have eight albums debut at the top of the Billboard jazz charts. The acclaimed vocalist and pianist has wowed critics and audiences alike with breathy interpretations of the Great American Songbook as well as original compositions that have made this three-time Grammy winner the most successful female jazz artist of the past 20 years. 8pm. Mayo Performing Arts Center, 100 South St., Morristown. Call 973539-8008 or visit www.mayoarts.org.

Computer Class: Quickbooks Learn to use this financial software to help manage your small business or home in an organized, efficient way. Pre-requisite: Familiarity with accounting terminology and principles; computer literate. Tuesdays 7-8:30pm. NCJW Center for Women, 70 South Orange Ave., Livingston. Call 973-994-4994 or visit www.centerforwomennj.org.

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NOW t hru OC T OBE R 30 t h T’ai Chi and Tea Chi Gung (Energy Arts) exercises. Tea specialist and Terra owner Grace Grund will share a different variety each week and educate participants about that tea. Tuesdays 10:15am. Montclair Public Library, 50 So. Fullerton Ave., Montclair. Call 973-744-0500 or contact Eveline Speedie at espeedie@msn.com.

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Morgan Russell Archives and Collection The Montclair Art Museum is the premier repository for the art and papers of leading American modernist Morgan Russell (1886–1953). The collection consists of thousands of works on paper; six oil paintings; two rare examples of sculpture; scores of sketchbooks and notebooks; and more than 300 photographs of Russell, his family, friends and associates, and his French studio. Ongoing. Montclair Art Museum, 3 South Mountain Ave., Montclair. Call 973-746-5555 or visit www.montclairartmuseum.org.

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This insanely funny comedy tells the tale of a guy with an extraordinary fear of marriage, his longtime girlfriend, and an unscrupulous gambler looking for another shot at love. Runs thru Oct. 27. Paper Mill Playhouse, 22 Brookside Dr., Millburn. Call for dates and times at 973-376-4343 or visit www.papermill.org.

George Inness Collection Examples from his earliest work of the 1840s to his profoundly original late work, which expresses the artist’s belief in the total unity of material and spiritual existence with broadly brushed, indivisible natural elements. Ongoing. Montclair Art Museum, 3 South Mountain Ave., Montclair. Call 973-746-5555 or visit www.montclairartmuseum.org.

The Essex County Penitentiary Revisited The Verona Historical Society hosts a guided tour (in photos) of the Historic and Intriguing Essex County Penitentiary built on the North Caldwell/ Verona border in 1873. 7:30pm. Verona Community Center, 880 Bloomfield Ave., Verona. Call 973857-1968 or visit our website www. veronahistorical.org.

October programs are Feeling Good About Yourself; Top 10 Divorce Mistakes and How to Avoid Them; and The Distracted Child: Strategies of Managing Hyperactivity. NCJW Center for Women, 70 South Orange Ave., Suite 120, Livingston Please call for dates and times 973-994-4994 or visit www.centerforwomenNJ.org for more information.

Peer Support Groups A safe place to discuss your feelings with other women in similar life circumstances. October groups are Young Widows and Women Coping with Separation & Divorce. NCJW Center for Women, 70 South Orange Ave., Suite 120, Livingston. Please call for dates and times 973-9944994 or visit www.centerforwomenNJ.org for more information.

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“Energy Lattice” exhibit by Benjamin Phelan & “Without Adornment” exhibit of photographs by George Tice. Runs thru Oct.18. William Paterson University Galleries, Court Gallery, 300 Pompton Rd., Wayne. Call 973-720-2371or visit www.wp-presents.org.

Master teacher Ned Coulter starts with improvisation and exercises where you’ll discover how actors think and soon find yourself on stage acting monologues and scenes from the world’s great plays. Tues. 7-9pm for 8 weeks. Luna Stage, 555 Valley Road, West Orange. Call 973-395-5551for information.

The Livingston League of Women Voters will hold a Candidates Night for the Livingston Board of Education. This free public meeting will include refreshments. 8-10pm. The Livingston Community Center, 204 Hillside Ave., Livingston. Call 973-994-1935 for more information.

The Essex Water Color Club Exhibit

Beginner’s Belly Dance Classes

Entering its 82nd year, the club is hosting its first ever exhibit of Associate members’ watercolor paintings. Exhibit will run through Nov.1st. The reception and awards presentation will be held Oct. 5 from 5-8pm. Refreshments will be served. Art at 1275 Studio and Gallery, 1275 Bloomfield Ave, Fairfield, Bldg. 1, Unit 3. Call 201-747-5969. Call 973-994-1597 or visit www.ewcclub.com for more information.

Join Francesca once a week and learn basic belly dance movements and exercises to strengthen the core of your being, release stress, and have fun. Every Wednesday at 6pm. AE Fitness, 122B Watchung Ave., Montclair. Call 973-493-7487 or email info@francescadance.com or visit www.francescadance.com.

Tai Chi Class Tuesdays 9:30-10:30am. Living Room of Main House, Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck St., Montclair. Call 973-744-4752 for additional dates and information.

“Jazz Stories” Through the use of audio recordings, video presentations, photography and other visual art, the exhibition JAZZ STORIES explores the cultural connectedness and influence of Jazz music in a variety of contexts and ranges. Wed. & Thurs.: 2-7pm. Fri. & Sat.: 1-4pm. Pierro Gallery, Baird Center, 5 Mead Street, South Orange. Call 973-378-7754 Ext. 3 for information.

Sisterhood Judaica Shop The shop is filled with beautiful merchandise offered at wonderful prices. 9am-4pm. Temple B’nai Abraham, 300 E. Northfield Rd., Livingston. Call 973994-2290 for information.

Great Decisions/Tragic Decisions Class Lecturer: Hy Kleinman. Noon -12:50pm Life Long Learning, Caldwell College. Call 973-6183543 for information.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 2 Nostalgia in October Film Festival “Picnic” starring William Holden and Kim Novak. Holden is a happy drifter who meets beautiful Novak and falls in love, but not before trouble visits the small town celebrating Labor Day unaware of a brewing love triangle. 1pm. Montclair Public Library, 50 South Fullerton Ave., Montclair. Call 973-7440500 for information.

Ideal Protein Educational Seminar Learn about this medically-supervised weight loss system, with an opportunity to try samples of program food and have all questions answered. 6:30-8pm. Mecca Integrated Medical Center, 333A Route 46 West, Suite 135, Fairfield. Call 973-9434300 for information.

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lf it’s hip, it’s here. G LO B A L - M O D E R N - V I N TA G E Adult Acting Classes There is an emphasis on individual growth by working on monologues and scenes from theater and film. The ninth week of class will culminate in an “Actor’s Workshop” where participants will be able to showcase the work they have done in class for friends and family. Wed. 7-9pm for 9 weeks. Luna Stage, 555 Valley Road, West Orange. Call 973-3955551for information.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 3 Celtic Thunder: Mythology This powerhouse Irish vocal quintet performs powerful ballads, popular hits and heartwarming songs from across the Irish music spectrum which reflect the powerful story of the Celtic people, their legends and their culture. 7:30pm. Mayo Performing Arts Center, One Center St., Morristown. Call 973-539-8008 or visit www. mayoarts.org.

“Noises Off” Production

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) A parody of the plays written by William Shakespeare with all of them being performed by only three actors. Oct. 3 & 4 8pm. Oct. 5 2 & 8pm. Nutley Little Theatre, 47 Erie Pl., Nutley. Call 877-238-5596 or visit www.nutleylittletheatre.com.

Team Zoey Golf Outing 10am-registration and brunch, driving range open. 12 noon-shotgun. 5:30pm-cocktail reception, hors d’Oeuvres, dinner and awards. Preakness Hills Country Club, 1050 Ratzer Rd., Wayne. For information visit www.teamzoey.com/golf.

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Open Poetry Reading Poetry reading from the animal anthology, “Animal Companions, Animal Doctors, Animal People: Poems, Essays, and Stories on Our Essential Connections,” editors, Hilde Weisert and Elizabeth Arnold Stone. 7pm. Montclair Public Library Bellevue Branch, 185 Bellevue Ave., Montclair.

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The Pampered Guest Launch “The Pampered Guest” is a new company offering decorative, individual soap creations. 7-10pm at Caldwell Flowerland, 329 Bloomfield Ave, Caldwell.

RSVP Required Write Group— Critiques for Novelists Called the funniest farce ever written, “Noises Off” presents a manic menagerie as a cast of second-rate actors rehearse a flop called “Nothing’s On”. Also Oct. 4 & 5. 8:00pm. Studio Playhouse,14 Alvin Place, Upper Montclair. Call 973-744-9752 or visit www.studioplayhouse.org.

Critiques for novelists and would-be novelists. Thursdays 10am. Montclair Public Library, 50 So. Fullerton Ave., Montclair. Call 973-7440500 or email Eveline Speedie at espeedie@msn.com. (continued on page 20)

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Little Explorers Fall Nature Program For 2 year olds. Also Oct.17. 9:30-10:15am. The Essex County Environmental Center, 621-B Eagle Rock Ave., Roseland. Call to register at 973-2288776.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 4 Winterpills Perform

Creatures of the Night Learn about a unique group of animals that are awake when we are fast asleep. To demonstrate what makes these creatures so amazing, Eyes of the Wild present several live animals for an entertaining and instructional hour. 6:30-7:30pm.Van Vleck Gardens, 21 Van Vleck St., Montclair. Pre-registration required. Call 973-744-4752 or e-mail education@vanvleck.org.

A History of American Women Lecturer: Eugene Lieber. 10am. Alumni Hall, Life Long Learning Center, Caldwell College, 9 Ryerson Ave., Caldwell. Call 973-618-3543

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Winterpills are an indie rock band. Its members are Philip Price, Flora Reed, Dave Hower, Dennis Crommett and Brian Akey. Special guests Pete Donnelly and the Wise Easy. 8-11pm. Fletcher Hall, Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Montclair, 67 Church St., Montclair. Call 973-744-6560 for information.

Tickets can be purchased for carnival games, kiddie corner, inflatable rides, and more. Entertainment includes Polka Dot, Music Together, GNGR, Zenith, and Faux Johnny. Food and drinks available for purchase. 4-9pm. Free. Our Lady of the Lake, 31 Montrose Ave., Verona. For more information or to order tickets, visit www.ollverona.org/oktoberfest, email oktoberfest@ollverona.org or call 973-239-5696.

New Moon Meditation Night for Women Facilitated by Sue Waldman, this class will help you relieve anxiety, obsessive thinking and improve your mood. Meditation yields physical, psychological and spiritual benefits. 8-9pm. Sue Waldman’s office, 320A Bloomfield Ave., Verona. Register at www. SueWaldman.com or call 973857-9090 for information.

Southern Fried Chicken Cooking Class Chef Jesse demonstrates how to prepare the best southern fried chicken you have ever tasted along with delicious side dishes. 6:30-9:30pm. Kings Cooking Studio, 778 Morris Tpke., Short Hills. Call 973-258-4009 for information.

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Family Film Night Make grilled kabobs and watch Hotel Transylvania under the stars! 5pm. The Roseland Free Public Library is located at 20 Roseland Avenue, Roseland. Call 973-226-8636 to sign up.

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Essex County’s Hazardous Waste Collection Day Not for commercial and industrial facilities. Free to all Essex County Residents. 8:30am-4pm. 125 Fairview Ave., (next to old hospital center), Cedar Grove. Call 973-7929060 or visit www.ecuanj.com for information on accepted items.

Jack Hanna: Into the Wild

Event includes delicious German cuisine, an assortment of beverages, tricky tray & raffles. Live music by Pet in the Middle, Eamonn Ryan, Undercover & a German Oompah band. 6-11pm. Must be 21. Proceeds from the event will support Our Lady of the Lake parish programs. Our Lady of the Lake, 31 Montrose Ave., Verona. For more information or to order tickets, visit www.ollverona.org/ oktoberfest, email oktoberfest@ollverona.org or call 973-239-5696.

Sawdust/Raku Firing Workshops

Hanna plays video highlights of his career/life interacting with animals and between videos Jack and his crew bring out a number of animals that he discusses. 4pm. Bergen Performing Arts Center, 30 N. Van Brunt St., Engelwood. Call 201-2271030 or visit www.bergenpac.org.

NJ’s Muscle Car Photography Event Photographers, models, motorcycle and muscle car enthusiasts are invited to Unique Photo’s Muscle Car Photography Event. Take photos of cars and bikes, learn different techniques for photographing models on cars and more. 11am-5pm Unique Photo, 123 Route 46 West, Fairfield. For more informaiton or to register, please call 973-377-2007.

These workshops are for hand builders and potters seeking the hands-on process of firing your ceramic work outdoors. These alternative firing methods will bring clay pieces to life in a beautifully, unpredictable and earthen manner, broadening any participant’s understanding of clay as an artistic medium. Sawdust Sat. Oct. 5, 10am and Raku Sun. Oct. 6, 10am. Mud & Soul Clay Studio of Fairfield, 6 Audrey Place, Unit #2, Fairfield. Call 973-521-7165 or visit www.mudandsoul.com for details.

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“Has Technology made God and Spirituality Obsolete?” This talk provides an answer (No!) from the perspective of the teachings of Christian Science. 2pm. First Church of Christ, Scientist, Montclair, 8 Hillside Ave., Suite 101, Montclair. Call 973-744-1280 or visit www.csmontclair.com.

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Come at noon for a snack, as we set up for Max’s “Painting From Life Demonstration.” Followed by Max describing his techniques followed by Q&As and a chance to purchase Max’s Videos & book Retrospective. Noon-4pm. Sponsored by Jerry’s Artist Outlet. Marriott Courtyard (Essex Green mall). Call 973-6690-0995 for information.

Visit the 108 Orange Road site, visit our chickens on the farm and watch Carolina Capehart cook over the open hearth. Visit the 30 North Mountain site to view the decoration changes the MHS made to better reflect how the Shultz family lived. Both sites are open from 1-4pm. Call 973-744-1796 for information or email us at mail@montclairhistorical.org. Visit our website at www.montclairhistorical.org.

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Rufus Wainwright Performs Rufus Wainwright has established himself as one of the most acclaimed male vocalists and songwriters of his generation. 7:30pm. Mayo Performing Arts Center, One Center St., Morristown. Call 973-5398008 or visit www.mayoarts.org.

Legendary Locals of Montclair Local authors Elizabeth Shepard and Mike Farrelly discuss their recently published book, Legendary Locals of Montclair. 1-3pm. Crane House, 110 Orange Rd., Montclair. Call 973-744-1796 or visit www.montclairhistorical.org.

Shred It Day Shred general items, financial documents, receipts & expenditures. Environmental Recycling Center, 590 Mt. Pleasant Ave., W. Orange. Free for all town residents. 11am-3pm.

Dr. Rose Oosting, a clinical psychologist in Montclair, will facilitate the first session which will focus on concerns, questions, and feelings toward the personal challenges of aging and/or caring for elderly parents. Also discussion on the loving and challenging conversations so important and necessary as family members age. 11:30am. Union Congregational Church, 176 Cooper Ave. Montclair. www.unioncong.org

Sunday Comics Enjoy the area’s best rising stars with special guests from major comedy clubs, radio & TV. The Special Guest will be Joe Fernandes. Reservations are recommended. Seating 7:30pm; Show 8pm, Upstairs at Tierney’s,136 Valley Rd., Montclair. Call 973731-2967 for more info and reservations.

Enjoy the wares of local craft merchants and railroad memorabilia dealers. See a unique collection of antique Farm Tractors, and view two operating model railroad layouts. Climb aboard the “Pumpkinliner” excursion train that follows the route of the Historic “Whippanong Trail”. Train departs every 45 minutes. Noon-5:30pm. 1 Railroad Plaza (intersection of Route 10 West & Whippany Road) in Whippany.

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Enjoy the sounds of Tycoon Dog as they perform in the zoo’s amphitheater. Weather Permitting. Noon-3pm. Turtle Back Zoo, 560 Northfield Ave., West Orange. Call 973-731-5801 or visit www.turtlebackzoo.com.

Two-hour weekly art classes include all supplies. Taught by Joanne DeFlorio, an accomplished artist and art teacher. Oakeside Mansion, 240 Belleville Ave., Bloomfield. Call 973429-0960 or visit www.oakeside.org for dates and times.

22nd Annual Street Fair Great rides, entertainment, a Beer Garden, quality arts & crafts, delicious ethnic and regional food. New merchandise like scarves and purses. And of course-the biggest 50/50 in the area. Sponsored by The Rotary Club of the Caldwells and The Kiwanis Club of Caldwell. Noon5pm. Bloomfield Ave., Caldwell. Visit www.caldwellstreetfair.com for more information.

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A video curriculum and support group for those who are contemplating or experiencing divorce. Also Oct. 13, 20 & 27. Trinity Covenant Church, 343 E. Cedar St., Livingston. Call 973-992-4044or visit www. TrinityCovenantChurch.com.

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Instruction by Jennifer HondruCelestin emphasizes harmony and connection, with insight into body, breath and mind. Open to students at all levels. Bring your own mat. 9:30-10:45am. Classes in the living room of Van Vleck House, 21 Van Vleck St., Montclair. To register, call 973-744-4752 for additional dates or e-mail education@vanvleck.org.

Now registering for private, semiprivate or small group instruction for adults and small group instruction for children age 4 and older. The Language Institute, 175 Fairfield Ave., Suite 2C, W. Caldwell. Call 973-2281843 or email information@thelanguageinstitute.com for scheduling information.

Knitting Class Class Leader: Ronni Strell. 1011:30pm. Also Oct. 21 28, Nov. 4 & 11. Life Long Learning, Caldwell Public Library, 268 Bloomfield Ave., Caldwell. Call 973-618-3543 for more information.

Thomas Edison, the Man and the Myths Class Lecturer: Gaye Olin. Noon12:50pm. Also Oct. 21 28, Nov. 4 & 11. Life Long Learning at Caldwell College, 9 Ryerson Ave., Caldwell. Call 973-618-3543 for information.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 8 What is Gluten and the Gluten Free Diet? Margaret Weiss Masiello, Rd, CDE, Kogan Celiac Center at Barnabas Health, will help provide answers to your questions. 7pm. Saint Barnabas Wellness Institute, Leon & Toby Cooperman JCC MetroWest, 760 Northfield Ave., West Orange. Call 973-322-5620 to register . (continued on page 24)

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Computer Class: Powerpoint

Reggie Jackson Booksigning

Using Microsoft PowerPoint, learn how to create slide presentations. Be creative and add animation, sound and graphics. Pre-requisite: Intro to WORD or WORD experience. Thursdays 9-11am. NCJW Center for Women, 70 South Orange Ave., Livingston. Call 973994-4994 or visit www.centerforwomennj.org.

Yankee great Reggie Jackson will be signing copies of his new book, The Making of Mr. October. 6-7:30pm. Books available for purchase. Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center, Montclair State University, 1 Normal Ave, Montclair. To RSVP call 973-655-2378.

Single Parent Support Group Meetings recur the second Tues. of each month. 7-9pm. Wombkeepers OB/GYN Maternity Wellness Center, 109 Valley Rd., Montclair. Contact Stefanie Shapiro at 510-825-251 or email stefanie.shapiro@gmail.com.

Tai Chi in Van Vleck Gardens Tai Chi is a centuries-old internal Chinese martial art practiced in a meditative, slow, gentle and graceful sequence of movements that has been shown to enhance health, relaxation and self-cultivation. 9:3010:30 am. Gardens at Van Vleck, 21 Van Vleck St., Montclair. To register, call 973-744-4752 for additional dates or e-mail education@vanvleck.org.

Pericles, by William Shakespeare Class Leader: Herman Gollob. Discussion and Film clips10-11:30am. Tues. thru Oct. Life Long Learning, Caldwell College, 9 Ryerson Ave., Caldwell. Call 973-228-4424.

The Bug Club The Bug Club is devoted to young people who want to explore the wonders of insects through field walks, games, stories and crafts. Ages 6-10. 4-5pm. Essex County Environmental Center, 621-B Eagle Rock Ave., Roseland. Advance registration required. Call 973-228-8776.

Mehndi – Art of Henna – Workshop For tweens, teens and adults. Learn to create beautiful designs and patterns on hands using Henna, the magical plant. Space is limited to 15 participants. The public is welcome to join for the lecture and demonstration. 11am-Noon. The Cedar Grove Library, 1 Municipal Plaza. Cedar Grove. Call 973239-1447 for information.

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Water Color Classes Verona Artist Ann C. Taylor will conduct a series of 10 classes, which will cover basic and advanced watercolor techniques for adult beginner and intermediate artists on Tuesday afternoons, from 1-3:30pm. Art@1275 Gallery, at Pio Costa Junction, 1275 Bloomfield Ave., Building #1, Unit #3 in Fairfield. Contact: 973239-6074 or actrtist@comcast.net.

Jazz Meets Tin Pan Alley Professor Robert Gold will introduce music by some of the great jazz singers and players. Enjoy the songs of Cole Porter, Duke Ellington, George Gershwin, and many more and participate in a lively discussion. 7:30pm. Montclair Public Library, 50 South Fullerton Ave., Montclair. Call 973-744-0500 ext. 2221for information.

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Take 6 Performs Take 6, celebrating 25 years, is the quintessential a cappela group and model for vocal genius. An intoxicating brew of gospel, jazz, R&B, and pop. 7:30pm. SOPAC, One SOPAC Way, South Orange. Call 973-275 1114 or visit www.sopacnow.org.

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For over 50 years Kreskin has been telling people things about themselves that only they or a close friend could possibly know! 8pm. Bergen Performing Arts Center, 30 N. Van Brunt St., Engelwood. Call 201-2271030 or visit www.bergenpac.org.

Nostalgia in October Film Festival “Drums Along The Mohawk” starring Henry Fonda and Claudette Colbert, is based on a best-selling novel by Walter D. Edmonds. 1pm. Montclair Public Library, 50 South Fullerton Ave., Montclair. Call 973-744-0500 for information.

Annual Fall Clean Up The Verona Park Conservancy will be holding its annual Fall Cleanup from 9-11am. Rain date October 26th. The Conservancy meets at 7:30pm on the third Thursday of every month at the Boathouse. Verona Park, Lakeside and Bloomfield Aves., Verona. Visit www.veronapark.org for information.

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With the Author Series Richard Muti, will read from “Essays for my Father: A legacy of passion, politics, and patriotism in small-town America” 7pm. Montclair Public Library, 50 South Fullerton Ave., Montclair. Call 973-744-0500 ext. 2221 for information.

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The High Water Mark Production Luna Stage opens its 21st season with the world premiere of a new comedy, The High Water Mark. 7:30pm. Thurs. at 7:30 p.m., Fri. and Sat. at 8pm and Sun. at 3pm. Runs thru Nov. 10. Luna Stage, 555 Valley Road, West Orange. Call 973-395-5551 for information.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11 John Sebastian & Tom Rush America’s answer to the British Invasion, Sebastian has remained in-demand as a solo artist, studio musician, TV/film scorer and songwriter. 8pm. SOPAC, One SOPAC Way, South Orange. Call 973-275 1114 or visit www.sopacnow.org.

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Natalie Cole Performs Natalie performs the hits you know and love as well as music from her new album, Natalie Cole in Espanol. 8pm. Mayo Performing Arts Center, One Center St., Morristown. Call 973-539-8008 or visit www.mayoarts.org.

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Perfectly Pumpkin Cooking Class High in fiber and bursting with vitamins, pumpkin is full of surprises. 11am-2pm. Kings Cooking Studio, 778 Morris Tpke., Short Hills. Call 973-258-4009 for information.

Frank Sinatra Tribute Renowned Big Band singer Tony Quarante will perform a Frank Sinatra tribute at the Montclair Women’s Club, 82 Union St.,1:30pm. Call for details 973 226 6043.

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Leaves are droppin’ and Bergen is rockin’ at A Fall Doo Wop Spectacular starring Bobby Rydell, Charlie Thomas’ Drifters, Kenny Vance & The Planotones , Emil Stucchio & The Classics and Barbara Harris & The Toys! 8pm. Bergen Performing Arts Center, 30 N. Van Brunt St., Engelwood. Call 201-227-1030 or visit www.bergenpac.org.

Little Explorers Fall Nature Program For 3 year olds. Also Oct.18 & 25. 11am-Noon. The Essex County Environmental Center, 621-B Eagle Rock Ave., Roseland. Call to register at 973-228-8776.

The North Essex Chamber of Commerce presents its 2013 Annual Casino Night. An exciting variety of games, including Roulette, Craps, Blackjack, Texas Hold’em, “The Big Money Wheel” and fun arcade games! Fun boardwalk food, prize giveaways, live music. Dress code: boardwalk casual. Upper Montclair Women’s Club, 200 Cooper Ave., Montclair. Call 973-415-6103 for information.

Tot Shabbat Join Rabbi Groffman and Cantor Epstein for a brief Tot Shabbat service at 5:30pm with a dinner to follow for children in grade 1 and below (siblings welcomed) and their families. The event is free, please RSVP with the temple office at 973239-1321. Temple Sholom of West Essex, 760 Pompton Ave., Cedar Grove. (continued on page 28)

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SATURDAY, OCTOBER 12 Help Create The Worlds’ Largest Print Come help break the Guinness Book of Records and make the Worlds’ largest Monotype Print. Food and entertainment! 1pm. Newark Museum, Washington Park, Newark. Parking is available at the Newark Museum. Call 973 768-1123 or 908 627-2891 for more information.

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A unique blend of musical-based comedy. Mature themes, language. 8pm. Mayo Performing Arts Center, One Center St., Morristown. Call 973-539-8008 or visit www.mayoarts.org.

Learn from Dr. Aurora DeJuliis simple techniques to achieve flawless skin. 11am-1pm. 8 Hillside Ave., Suite 102 Montclair. Call 973-338-6300 or visit www.auroradejuliismd.com.

The Hungry Hungry Games: A Parody “Reaping” big laughs is the aim of this spoof about archer Katniss and her death-defying adventures—catch it before the film release of “Catching Fire!” 3pm & 8pm. NJPAC, Victoria Theater, One Center St., Newark. Call 973-297-5828 or visit www.njpac.org.

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Sara’s Back! Highlights: Miniature goat cheese cakes; seared scallops and butter lettuce salad with grapefruit vinaigrette; creamy cauliflower soup with chorizo and greens. 11am-2pm. Kings Cooking Studio, 778 Morris Tpke., Short Hills. Call 973258-4009 for information.

9am-2pm. Livingston Senior/Community Center, Rear Parking Lot, 204 Hillside Ave., Livingston. Call 992-5000 or log onto livingstonnj.org for information on your items.

The Jonas Brothers Perform An American pop rock band. Formed in 2005. 8pm. The Wellmont Theatre, 5 Seymour St., Montclair. Call 973-783-9500 for more information.

Bossa Brasil Performs Bossa Brasil® will be performing standards of the Brazilian Jazz and Jazz repertoires. 10pm-1am. No cover, no minimum. Papillon 25, 25 Valley St., South Orange. Call 973-761-5299 or visit www.papillon25.com.

The Homegrown String Band Performs This “family that plays together” play a variety of instruments including guitar, banjo, fiddle, dulcimer, mandolin, harmonica, and doumbek, with percussive dancing thrown in for good measure! 2pm. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library Music Matters Series. Livingston Public Library,10 Robert Harp Drive, Livingston. Call 973-992-4600 ext. 254 for information.

Pumpkin Patch Create a molded or blown pumpkin, add a little color and you will have a one of a kind decorative piece for the holidays. Participants will be scheduled in half hour time slots. 10am-1pm. Also Oct. 17, 6-9pm. GlassRoots,10 Bleeker St., Newark. Call 973-3539555 or visit www.glassroots.org.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 13 Lesley Gore Performs Don’t miss this chart-topping pop singer who helped set the soundtrack of the 1960s. 7pm. NJPAC, Victoria Theater, One Center St., Newark. Call 973-2975828 or visit www.njpac.org.

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Angelina Ballerina Musical Young Angelina sets out to be to be the star dancer she’s always dreamed of becoming in this musical based on the popular books and TV series. Ages 4-10. 1:30pm & 4pm. Mayo Performing Arts Center, One Center St., Morristown. Call 973-539-8008 or visit www.mayoarts.org.

The Essex Water Color Club Demonstration A monthly meeting with a demonstration by NJ artist, Mark de Mos. 2-4pm. Refreshments will be served. Livingston Senior Community Center, 204 Hillside Ave., Livingston. Call 973-994-1597 or visit www.ewcclub.com.

The Frey Performs From the sleepy sprawl of America’s ‘Mile-High City’, Denver, Co., comes The Fray, a foursome whose melodic pop-rock songs and soaring vocals resonate with sprawling tapestries and tales of hopefulness and heartache. 8pm. Wellmont Theatre, 5 Seymour St., Montclair. Call 877-935-5668 or visit www.wellmonttheater.com.

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Sunday Comics Enjoy the area’s best rising stars with special guests from major comedy clubs, radio & TV. The Special Guest will be nationally touring comic/ speaker/author Elaine Williams. Reservations are recommended. Seating 7:30pm; Show 8pm, Upstairs at Tierney’s, 136 Valley Rd., Montclair. Call 973-731-2967 for more info and reservations.

Kessler Foundation’s 12th Annual Stroll ‘N Roll Stroll or roll around the beautiful Verona Park and enjoy activities fun for the whole family, including boardwalk games, magic acts, face painting, and delicious snacks. All proceeds support Kessler Foundation’s mission to change the lives of people with disabilities through research and employment. 9am-noon. Verona Park, Lakeside and Bloomfield Aves., Verona. Call 973-324-8456 for more information.

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Turtle Back Tots Program Get to know some nocturnal creatures of the night and how they get around in the dark with no nite-light. Ages 2-3. Also Oct. 16, 22 & 23.1011am. Call 973-731-5800 x275 or visit www.turtlebackzoo.com.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 16 Diana Krall: Glad Rag Doll World Tour 8pm. Mayo Performing Arts Center, 100 South St., Morristown. Call 973539-8008 or visit www.mayoarts,org.

Hope Lives Here Inspired by real-life stories of women who are teenage mothers, former foster children, and domestic violence victims, this eye-opening stage play sheds light on their journey before, during, and after coming to the safe haven of Sierra House. 1pm & 7pm. SOPAC, One SOPAC Way, South Orange. Call 973-275 1114 or visit www.sopacnow.org.

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Women’s Workshop: The Distracted Child Kristen Zeleny, LCSW, pediatric social worker with the Saint Barnabas Pediatric Developmental Center, will lead a seminar on symptoms of hyperactivity and attention issues in school-aged children and strategies for managing these symptoms in school and at home. 7:15-9pm. NCJW Center for Women, 70 South Orange Ave., Livingston. Call 973-994-4994 or visit www.centerforwomennj.org.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18 Colin Quinn Unconstitutional Colin Quinn offers his unique comedic perspective on our national character. 8pm. SOPAC, One SOPAC Way, South Orange. Call 973-275 1114 or visit www.sopacnow.org.

Brian Wilson and Jeff Beck Perform These two legends join forces for a 18-city tour. 8pm. The Wellmont Theatre, 5 Seymour St., Montclair. Call 973-783-9500 for more information.

Nostalgia in October Film Festival “Ship of Fools” starring Vivien Leigh and Lee Marvin, based on the book by Katherine Anne Porter, tells the story of passengers aboard a luxury liner bound from Mexico to Germany. 1pm. Montclair Public Library, 50 South Fullerton Ave., Montclair. Call 973-7440500 for information.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 17 With The Author Series Poet and Scholar Sandra Duguid will read from her recently published book of poetry, “Pails Scrubbed Silver.” Montclair Public Library, 50 South Fullerton Ave., Montclair. Call 973-744-0500 for information.

Patrizio Buanne Performs

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International singing sensation showcases his musical versatility that ranges from Italian favorites to timeless romantic standards to modern pop. 8pm. Mayo Performing Arts Center, 100 South St., Morristown. Call 973-539-8008 or visit www.mayoarts,org.

Come and make Oobleck, the slime of Dr. Seuss fame that is both liquid and solid! 6pm.The Roseland Free Public Library, 20 Roseland Ave., Roseland. Call 973-226-8636 to sign up.

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The evening promises to be an exciting celebration of past and present. As an added bonus, the Livingston Arts Council will participate in the Gala by hosting an Art Auction. Tickets are available In-person at Senior, Youth & Leisure Services, 204 Hillside Avenue, Livingston or by mail at Bicentennial Gala Committee, 357 So. Livingston Avenue, Livingston, NJ. 6:30pm. Crystal Plaza, 307 W. Northfield Ave., Livingston. Visit www.livingstontownship.org for information.

Put on your armor and come spend the night with Mr. Warmth himself – entertainment’s long-reigning “Merchant of Venom”. 8pm. NJPAC, Prudential Hall, One Center St., Newark. Call 973-297-5828 or visit www.njpac.org. (continued on page 32)

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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18 Kirk Franklin Contemporary gospel music gets an energy boost from this inspirational crossover vocalist. 8pm. NJPAC, Prudential Hall, One Center St., Newark. Call 973-297-5828 or visit www.njpac.org.

Kathleen Madigan: “Gone Madigan” An American Comedy Award winner for Best Female Stand-Up, Kathleen Madigan’s accessible and unpretentious style has earned her a devoted and growing following. 8pm. Mayo Performing Arts Center, 100 South St., Morristown. For tickets and information please visit www.mayoarts. org or call 973-539-8008.

William Paterson University’s Jazz Room Joanne Brackeen and Greg Osby Duo. 8pm. William Paterson University’s Shea Center for Performing Arts, 300 Pompton Rd., Wayne. Call 973-720-2371 or visit www.wp-presents.org.

Art Walk, A Little Night Art XII This self-guided art walk will feature tours of MAM’s current exhibits and original contemporary art in multiple galleries, shops and institutions around Montclair Center. 6-9pm. Go to www.MontclairCenter.com for a list of our venues.

Jimmy Webb Performs

Wine & Dine with Former Football Legends Surprise Guest appearances from former NFL Legends to benefit the Rose House Independent Living Program. Silent Auction. Live lounge music featuring DJ Don Dazzo. Catering from the Strip House Steak Restaurant coupled with Chilean wines. 6:30-8:30pm. Westminster Hotel, 533 West Mt. Pleasant Ave., Livingston. Call 917-362-4546 to RSVP.

Jimmy Webb is an American songwriter, composer, and singer. Special guest Kenny White. 8-11pm. Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 67 Church St., Montclair. Call 973-7446560 for information.

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IT’S ALL ABOUT YOU… Cyndi Lauper Performs

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 19 Giants of Jazz Now in its sixteenth year, Giants of Jazz has become an annual music phenomenon – literally a one-night festival. 8pm. SOPAC, One SOPAC Way, South Orange. Call 973-275 1114 or visit www.sopacnow.org.

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“Salsa, Syrah and Sauvignon Blanc” Dance Party This is not your typical wine tasting party, but a funfilled evening of dancing, paired with some favorite wines. Participate in a high-energy Beginner Salsa Class followed by a dance party. Arthur Murray Dance Center of Montclair, 365 Bloomfield Ave., Montclair. For more information or to register, call 973-744-1122

Based on the beloved book by Laura Numeroff Joffee, If You Give a Mouse a Cookie is adapted for the stage by Jody Davidson. It is an adventurous, fun-filled performance appropriate for ages pre-k through 5th grade. 11am. Centenary Stage, Little Theater, 715 Grand Ave., Hackettstown. Call 908979-0900 for information.

Oktoberfest Beer Tasting Event Featuring a tasting of 14 to 18 types of beers. An oompah band will provide entertainment, and food will be available for purchase. 4-9pm. Saint Peter’s Episcopal Church, 271 Roseland Ave., Essex Fells. Call 973-226-6500 or visit www.stpetersessexfells.org for more information. (continued on page 34)

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Styx Performs

Come experience the witty, intimate, and profound lyrics and deft musical surprises that makes their music such a special treat! Union Congregational Church, 176 Cooper Ave., Montclair. Visit www.unioncong.org for information.

Fine Art and Fine Crafts Fine art and fine crafts grace the 14th annual Fall Fine Art and Crafts Show. Over 160 exhibitors from New Jersey and throughout the Northeast will exhibit. The free to the public show is open on Saturday and Sunday 10am-5pm, rain or shine. The show will be accented with music and a variety of ethnic foods. Essex County Brookdale Park, Watchung, Bellevue and Grove Aves. in Bloomfield/Montclair.

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Montcliar Center Children’s Pumpkin Contest Montclair Center will partner with Matarazzo’s Farms and BaristaKids for a Children’s Pumpkin Contest! Families may purchase pumpkins from Matarazzo’s Farm and paint them with the Montclair Center BID. These pumpkins will then be taken to stores in Montclair Center to be part of their Fall Window Displays! BaristaKids will judge and announce the winners on www.Baristakids. com. 9am-2pm. South Park Street, Montclair. For more information, visit www.montclaircenter.com.

The Chicago band is known for melding the power of hard rock guitar, strong ballads, and elements of American musical theater. 8pm. Bergen Performing Arts Center, 30 N. Van Brunt St., Engelwood. Call 201-227-1030 or visit www.bergenpac.org.

Concerned Persons for Adoption Annual Halloween Party! Remember wear your costume and bring a Halloween themed snack. Activities and beverages provided! 2-4pm. The Presbyterian Center of West Orange, 20 Old Indian Rd., West Orange. Call Lynn Riker, 973986-5702 for information.

Glassblowing Saturdays Glassblowing Saturday offers participants a hands-on opportunity to check out the glassblowing experience before committing to a weekend or longer format class. Basic techniques for controlling and shaping molten glass will be covered. 10am-1pm. GlassRoots,10 Bleeker St., Newark. Call 973-353-9555 or visit www.glassroots.org. (continued on page 42)

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IN THE MARKETPLACE By Nicole Canfora Lupo, photos by Dan Epstein

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n the 30-plus years since starting his business, Champion Waste Removal owner Louis Mauriello has watched his longtime customers’ kids grow into adulthood and have children of their own. But that’s not a surprise—his friendly rapport, combined with a professional approach to every project he takes on, is proof that his company continues to thrive well into the 21st century. Mauriello began family-owned-and-operated Champion Waste Removal in the 1980s as a conventional garbage disposal company, but in the ensuing decades, he’s reinvented his business. “We specialize in residential and commercial cleanouts, not only on homes and businesses, but on construction sites as well—but bulk projects are certainly welcome,” he explains. When can Champion Waste Removal help? “If you are moving, you can call us to get rid of unwanted clutter. If you’ve had construction done on your house, you can rent one of our different size dumpsters—or we’ll come ourselves with a crew to physically remove debris.” 36

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The company—serving the Northern New Jersey counties of Essex, Passaic, Bergen, Morris, Union, Hudson and Sussex—is more than just cleanouts. Demolition projects are another specialty; of course, the crew cleans up after all demolition work is done. “We work with contractors and homeowners on kitchen and bathroom projects, basements, decks, Jacuzzis, sheds and more,” says Mauriello, who stresses that the list is “endless.” Occasionally, Champion takes care of bank-owned properties, cleaning out or winterizing these homes, as well as doing lawn maintenance on the empty homes during the warmer months. The company also has the Earth’s best interests at heart – “we’re very big on recycling,” he explains – so Champion’s staff sorts larger quantities of debris into cardboard, paper and scrap metal right onsite. While everyone expects professionalism when hiring a company to provide a service, it’s a pleasant surprise to receive compassion when the situation calls for it. “Every customer has a story—people who are less fortunate, or who

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are going through a hard time,” says Mauriello. “We do our best to put ourselves in the customer’s position. Often, I’m called to the homes of people who have been left with a huge pile of construction debris because a contractor didn’t finish the job. We’ll work with them on price and help them resolve their issue.” Forget automated answering systems— customers can contact Mauriello 24 hours a day, seven days a week, as the company’s main line is forwarded to his cell phone. “I would say 75% of the time you get me live! I’ve been able to maintain a blend of the new world that we work in, but still keep a lot of the old world in it,” he says proudly. Mauriello knows respect and accountability are two of the reasons customers keep coming back to Champion Waste Removal. “If you throw good out there, good comes back to you,” he says. “In my world, the glass is always half full!”  Champion Waste Removal 973-744-6766 www.championwasteremoval.com


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hen life temporarily takes a turn for the worse, Montclair residents have a safe place to go to pick up the pieces. Since March 1989 The Salvation Army of Montclair has provided clean, safe transitional housing through Cornerstone House. But Cornerstone House is far from being a typical homeless shelter. In fact, it’s the only homeless shelter of its kind in Suburban Essex County. “We help the people who fall through the cracks,” says Corps Officer Larry Ashcraft, operating officer of the Salvation Army Montclair Citadel. “Cornerstone House is a shelter for men, women and intact families. But we don’t take people right off the street.” Ashcraft explains that Cornerstone services people who have some type of income from a disability or have a low-paying job. “They’re the working poor who have been priced out of existing rental facilities or had some type of crisis that drained their finances,” he says. Cornerstone House also differs from other shelters in that it helps people prepare for independent living. Every week, Ashcraft says, the residents meet with a case worker who is actively engaged in helping them find better employment, more permanent housing, or resources that will qualify them for state benefits that they may not have known about.” Cornerstone House also provides residents with newspapers, phones and other tools to help empower them to achieve their goals of being independent again, and it also keeps a log of the resident’s progress. And there have been many success stories. For example, Ashcraft relays the story of a single mother and her two children who

were evicted from their apartment. The mother was laid off from her job, and her unemployment benefits were not enough to pay the rent on a monthly basis. Cornerstone House provided temporary housing for the family and counseled the mother. It also contacted some of the organization’s resources, and helped the woman find not one, but two, jobs so she could regain her independence and provide a home for her family. Cornerstone House has 23 beds, and while the residents share kitchen, dining, and recreational areas, the dormitory-style family bedrooms sleep no more than 4 people to a room and have private bathrooms. Ashcraft says the average occupant stays at Cornerstone House for 90 days. “Rarely do we have an opening, When someone leaves, we fill the bed within a day, sometimes in just a few hours,” he says. Cornerstone House receives financial assistance from Essex County and additional funding from United Way of Northern New Jersey. However, Ashcraft says the shelter is always in need of monetary donations and also such items as new, unopened towels and twin sheets and comforters. There are also plenty of volunteer opportunities, including training residents how to operate computers. “Last year we rendered 8,000 nights of shelter to residents,” says Ashcraft. And the shelter continues to be a source of emergency and transitional housing to those in need and a starting place for second chances. For more information or to donate to Cornerstone House, please visit The Salvation Army’s main office at 13 Trinity Place in Montclair, or by calling 973-744-3312. 

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Blending classic blues, swing, Latin, Klezmer, and country as they perform ballads and original arrangements of standards. Light refreshments will be served, 2pm. The Roseland Free Public Library, 20 Roseland Ave., Roseland. Call 973-226-8636 to sign up.

Sunday Comics Enjoy the area’s best rising stars with special guests from major comedy clubs, radio & TV. The Special Guest will be national headliner Mike Eagan. Reservations are recommended. Seating 7:30pm; Show 8pm, Upstairs at Tierney’s, 136 Valley Rd., Montclair. Call 973-731-2967 for more info and reservations.

Historic Skills Class— Woodworking A hands-on class where you can use the antique tools in the historical society’s tool collection. Taught by carpenter and furniture refinisher Dean Squires. Advanced registration is required. Montclair Historical Society, 108 Orange Road, Montclair. Call 973-744-1796 visit www.montclairhistorical.org.

“Heart-to-Heart Conversations on Aging” Stacey George will share information about options for care, and health and legal issues to consider, based on her work at Carative, LLC in Montclair which provides geriatric care management services for seniors. 11:30am. Union Congregational Church, 176 Cooper Ave. Montclair www.unioncong.org.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 21 The Hungarian State Folk Ensemble Their rich and colorful repertoire entitles the Ensemble to be regarded as one of the top touring groups in the world. 8pm. Bergen Performing Arts Center, 30 N. Van Brunt St., Engelwood. Call 201-227-1030 or visit www.bergenpac.org.

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Trinity Academy Pre-K–Grade 8 Open House Come learn what Trinity Academy has to offer, including full-day kindergarten program, advanced academics, top secondary school placements, sports and arts programs, in a nurturing environment. 12:302:30pm. Also Oct.27. Trinity Academy, 235 Bloomfield Ave., Caldwell. For info or to register visit www.trinityk8.org/openhouse.

Music Program at the Art Garage Johnston is currently writing and recording songs for his next album, tentatively titled Neon Repairman, and ready to entertain with great songs and story telling. 7pm. The Art Garage / StudioKids Art, 211 Glenridge Ave., Montclair. Call 973-744-6484 or visit www.ArtGarageNJ.com.

John Whitenight, a collector of Victoriana, will present an illustrated lecture on his book, Under Glass. His current collection contains over 175 domed displays. He will discuss the social history of the Victorian era and the reasons why people created these works of art. Presented by The Victorian Society in America Northern New Jersey Chapter. 8pm. Montclair Women’s Club, 82 Union Street, Montclair. For more information, contact christina.mayer@fmglobal. com or 973-744-5916.


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The ART of SENSE and SOUL Mosaic Dance Theater Company (MDTC) will premier The Ebony Horse, a dance/theater presentation of a favorite tale from the Arabian Nights. 3 pm. JCC Maurice Levin Theatre, 760 Northfield Rd., West Orange. Free of charge. Call 973-272-7152 for information.

Pumpkin Decorating Contest! Bring in a decorated pumpkin any time this week and it will be displayed at the library. Winners will be announced at the Halloween ball on Friday, October 30. The Roseland Free Public Library, 20 Roseland Ave., Roseland. Call 973-226-8636 to sign up.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 22 Eric Burdon Performs

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Women’s Workshop: Financially Empowering Women Laura Mattia, MBA, CFP, will lead this educational discussion, “Achieve Your Lifestyle-On Your Own Terms.” She will provide objective financial advice, which will enable you to make informed decisions to plan for a successful retirement. 7:15-9pm. NCJW Center for Women, 70 South Orange Ave., Livingston. Call 973994-4994 or visit www.centerforwomennj.org.

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A member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame since 1994, and hailed by Rolling Stone as one of the 100 Greatest Voices of All Time, Burdon’s music forged new territory while also topping the charts for more than 5 decades. Special guest Frankenstein 3000. 8pm. Bergen Performing Arts Center, 30 N. Van Brunt St., Engelwood. Call 201-227-1030 or visit www.bergenpac.org.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 23 Nostalgia in October Film Festival “Some Like It Hot” starring Marilyn Monroe, Jack Lemmon, and Tony Curtis is a film Leonard Maltin calls, “Legendary and Sensational from start to finish.” 1pm. Montclair Public Library, 50 South Fullerton Ave., Montclair. Call 973-744-0500 for more information.

Garden Discoveries classes inspire children about the natural world around them. Since each child learns in a different way, every class examines one topic through stories, outdoor exploration, and hands-on activities and specimens. 1-2pm, Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck St., Montclair. Pre-registration is required. To register, call 973-744-4752 or e-mail education@vanvleck.org.

AFTER – 42 lb. weight loss! BEFORE

“Hi Dr. Sean, it’s Sandra checking in. I ended the hCG diet down 22 lbs and have continued to go down another 4 lbs using the post-diet formula you suggested. My daughter Nancy is down 39 lbs total, which is an additional 8 lbs since our last day of the hCG diet. We’d love to come back in and get measured and ‘talk’ with you about doing it again to hit our goal. YOU DID IT! YOU RESET IT! IT WORKS!” —Sandra H. & Nancy L.

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Living an Authentic Life Class exercises will help you awaken and enhance your spiritual wisdom as you transform your negative feelings into positive ones and gain greater personal power. Through conversation, journaling, and meditation, you will practice moving toward deeper authentic living. 8-9:30pm. Sue Waldman’s office, 320A Bloomfield Ave., Verona. Register at www.SueWaldman.com or call 973857-9090 for information.

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Historical Highlights of New Jersey’s Counties

Charlie Daniels Performs

Join local historian Phil Jaeger at a meeting of the Cedar Grove Historical Society as he presents a Power Point program on historical highlights of New Jersey’s 21 counties. 7:30pm. Cedar Grove Public Library, 525 Pompton Ave., Cedar Grove. For more information, call 973-7467453.

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“Better than It Sounds” Concert The Bravo Alliance of Performing Artist will present this classical concert, a somewhat humorous look at the music of Wagner and his composer “Frenemies”. 7:30pm.Presbyterian Church of Livingston, 271 West Northfield Rd., Livingston. Call 201 337-8560 for information.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25 Gregg Allman Performs Since 1969, Gregg Allman’s keyboards and compelling vocals have powered the Allman Brothers Band. Enjoy a night of Southern rock and blues as only Gregg can deliver. 8pm. Mayo Performing Arts Center, 100 South St., Morristown. Call 973539-8008 or visit www.mayoarts,org.

Roger Hodgson Performs

Charlie Daniels is skilled at playing the guitar, fiddle and mandolin and is best known for his rebel anthems. Special guest Dusty Gray Band. 8pm. Bergen Performing Arts Center, 30 N. Van Brunt St., Engelwood. Call 201-227-1030 or visit www.bergenpac.org.

Halloween Pipe Organ Spooktacular! Thomas Mustachio will improvise on the sanctuary’s mighty pipe organ for this groundbreaking 1925 silent film. Fresh popcorn will be available. 8pm. Glen Ridge Congregational Church, 195 Ridgewood Ave., Glen Ridge. Visit Glen Ridge Community Concerts at www.glenridgecong.org/ Music/music.html

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 26 Madeleine Peyroux Performs Peyroux takes on the challenge of the music of Ray Charles in her new chart-topping release The Blue Room, reinterpreting his Modern Sounds in Country & Western Music in an exciting new light. 8pm. Mayo Performing Arts Center, 100 South St., Morristown. Call 973-539-8008 or visit www.mayoarts,org.

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Legendary Singer-Songwriter, formerly of Supertramp Roger Hodgson is recognized as one of the most gifted composers, songwriters and lyricists of our time! 8pm. Bergen Performing Arts Center, 30 N. Van Brunt St., Engelwood. Call 201-227-1030 or visit www.bergenpac.org.

Frightfully Fun and Delicious. Make the most creative and scrumptious creations. Ages 3-5 with adult. 1011:30am. Kings Cooking Studio, 778 Morris Tpke., Short Hills. Call 973-258-4009 for information.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 26

Highlights of the evening include Jerome Robbins’ jazzy, sassy Interplay with its Morton Gould score, George Balanchine’s neo-classical masterpiece Allegro Brillante and his superb matchup with George Gershwin. 8pm. Centenary Stage, Sitnik Theater, 715 Grand Ave., Hackettstown. Call 908-979-0900 for information.

Lecture/Concert: The Music of Irving Berlin Lecturer: Fred Miller.10am Alumni Hall, Life Long Learning, Caldwell College, 9 Ryerson Ave., Caldwell. Call 973-618-3543.

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SATURDAY, OCTOBER 26 Walking Tour What building in Upper Montclair displays the words of a 17th-century mathematician chiseled in stone? What parking lot was designed by Olmsted? Where did Margaret Sanger and Eleanor Roosevelt speak out? Discover the answers on this walking tour of the historic Upper Montclair Business District, which will chronicle the development of the area from rural settlement in the 1880s to burgeoning suburban town into the 1930s. Tour meets at the Upper Montclair Train Station at the south porch. Rain date Sunday, Oct. 27 from 11:30am-1:30pm. Proceeds to benefit the Montclair Historical Society and the Friends of Anderson Park. Call 973-744-1796 or visit www.montclairhistorical.org

John Pinette Performs

John Pinette is an American actor and stand-up comedian. He has toured the comedy club circuit since the 1980s and has appeared in cinema and television. 8pm. Wellmont Theatre, 5 Seymour St., Montclair. Call 877-935-5668 or visit www. wellmonttheater.com.

Welcome the Great Pumpkin! Participants will enjoy snacks, games and a craft project. An exciting activity this year will be a ‘make your own scarecrow’ project. Attendees are invited to bring an old shirt and pants; Oakeside will provide straw with which the children can stuff the clothes. Each partier will also have the opportunity to decorate a real pumpkin to use for the scarecrow’s head. Ages 6-9. Registration required. Oakeside Bloomfield Cultural Center, 240 Belleville Ave., Bloomfield. Call 973-429-0960 to register.

Mission Gold Watercolors Demonstration Reviews of this Watercolor, use the words “lush” & “vivid” & “brilliant” & “strong” & “natural.” Join us and learn and try for yourself. First comes the teaching & then comes your trying. Free raffle & discounts for attendants! 1-3pm. Jerry’s Artist Outlet, 495 Prospect Ave., Essex Green Mall, West Orange. Call 973-669-0995 for information.

Ghost of a Chance, A Comedy Mystery Follow the clues and wacky characters to figure out who killed the infamous ghost hunter Professor Zakariah Zabriskie. 7pm. Oakeside Bloomfield Cultural Center, 240 Belleville Ave., Bloomfield. Call 973429-0960 to register.

Pumpkin Math with Dads. We will have some fun doing math with our pumpkins and carve them into jack-o-lanterns. Bring your own pumpkin and carving kit. 10am. The Roseland Free Public Library, 20 Roseland Ave., Roseland. Call 973226-8636 to sign up. (continued on page 46)

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CALENDAR of EVENTS (continued from page 45)

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 27 Essex Water Color Club Show For 81 years, Essex Water Color Club artists have been meeting to share ideas, discuss watercolor techniques and exhibit their work. Associate member show runs through Nov. 1. Art @ 1275 Gallery, 1275 Bloomfield Ave #3 Fairfield. Call 201-747-5969 or visit www.ewcclub.com

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Brach Eichler Managing Member and Health Law Practice Chair John D. Fanburg and The Biggest Loser Finalist Jay Jacobs support this year’s fund raising effort by the firm to benefit the American Heart Association’s Essex County Walk.10am.The AHA event will be held at the ADP Corporate Campus, 1 ADP Blvd., Roseland.

Watch and participate in an exciting demonstration of Derwent Products (XL Graphite & Charcoal, Watercolor Pencils & more) & Conte (Crayons & Pencils). Learn from Product Representative Ann McCarthy and try these great art supplies for yourself. There will be lots of free samples and a free raffle. No registration required. This takes place on our sales floor. Noon-3pm. Jerry’s Artist Outlet, 495 Prospect Ave., Essex Green Mall, West Orange. Call 973-669-0995 for information.

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Enjoy the area’s best rising stars with special guests from major comedy clubs, radio & TV. The special guest will be Matt Christmas. Reservations are recommended. Seating 7:30pm; Show 8pm, Upstairs at Tierney’s, 136 Valley Rd., Montclair. Call 973731-2967 for more info and reservations

Dinosaur Train Live! The series encourages basic scientific thinking skills as the audience learns about life science, natural history and paleontology. 2pm. Bergen Performing Arts Center, 30 N. Van Brunt St., Engelwood. Call 201-227-1030 or visit www.bergenpac.org.

Scarf Making Join the Sisterhood of Temple Sholom of West Essex to create and make your own beautiful silk scarf using the Ebru technique! Ebru is a technique using liquid paint floating on water. You can create your own scarf using many different designs! RSVP to the temple office at 973-239-1321 in advance is a must! Temple Sholom of West Essex, 760 Pompton Ave., Cedar Grove.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 29 Startlight on Stage: Piano Quartets of Mozart, Brahms and Dvorak Enjoy chamber music in the round as you sit onstage surrounding the performers! Featuring Alexander Abayev, violin; Borys Deviatov, viola; Wanda Glowacka, cello; Laryssa Krupa Slobodyanik, piano. 7:30pm. Mayo Performing Arts Center, 100 South St., Morristown. Call 973-539-8008 or visit www. mayoarts,org.


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Sandy: One Year Later The devastation of Hurricane Sandy and New Jersey’s efforts to rebuild are the focus of a one-year anniversary remembrance, featuring performances and conversations. 7pm. NJPAC, Victoria Theater, One Center St., Newark. Call 973-297-5828 or visit www.njpac.org.

Come dressed in your Halloween costume or as your favorite book character. Make Halloween necklaces and enjoy some fun ooey gooey treats. 11:30am & 3:30pm. The Roseland Free Public Library, 20 Roseland Ave., Roseland. Call 973226-8636 to sign up.

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WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 30 Nostalgia in October Film Festival “Murder My Sweet” is a perfect film noir for those in the mood for a dark and moody detective story starring Dick Powell as based on Raymond Chandler’s famous Phillip Marlowe in Farewell My Lovely. Does crime pay? 1pm. Montclair Public Library, 50 South Fullerton Ave., Montclair. Call 973-744-0500 for information.

Fireside Meditation with John Welshons Enhance your ability to quiet your mind, focus your concentration and develop inner peace, tranquility and awareness. Experience the process of meditation in a group setting, and learn how to integrate the practice into your everyday life. Various schools of meditative thought will be briefly reviewed. 7-9pm. Van Vleck House 21 Van Vleck St., Montclair. To register, contact the Adult School of Montclair at www.adultschool.org.

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o you’ve recently enjoyed a spicy meal and now you’re “paying” for it with an acidy, burning feeling in your throat and chest. Most of us have experienced reflux and heartburn from time to time, but they usually go away on their own. For many people, however, these common digestive conditions are chronic and can take the “zest” out of their life (or at the very least their diet!). Gastroesophageal reflux disease—or GeRD—occurs when the valve that connects the esophagus to the stomach weakens, allowing food and acid or bile to back up into the esophagus. This backwash can irritate the lining of the esophagus and cause associated symptoms such as heartburn. Obesity, asthma, diabetes and pregnancy are among the health factors that can contribute to GeRD’s onset. The majority of GeRD cases are remedied with lifestyle changes and overthe-counter (OtC) medications. experts recommend maintaining a healthy weight and wearing loose clothing around your waist, both of which reduce pressure on your stomach. If possible, raise the head of your bed by about six inches to keep stomach contents from traveling backward; you can try either placing blocks under the bed feet or purchasing a specially made wedge from a medical supply store and inserting it between box spring and mattress. and if you smoke, quit, as a nicotine habit can adversely affect the function of the lower sphincter muscle of the esophagus. OtC meds for GeRD typically include antacids like Maalox and tums that quickly neutralize stomach acid; H2-receptor blockers such as Pepcid aC and Zantac that reduce the production of stomach acid; and proton pump inhibitors like Prilosec and Prevacid that block

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GERD stomach acid production. Very often, these medications are taken in conjunction with one another. If you still don’t find relief after taking them for a few weeks, your doctor can prescribe stronger H-2-receptor blockers and proton pump inhibitors, as well as prokinetic agents that strengthen the valve between the esophagus and stomach. Complementary therapies also may help alleviate GeRD. Herbal remedies such as licorice and chamomile, along with relaxation techniques and acupuncture, are used to reduce symptoms in some cases.

What, How and When to Eat • The key to controlling GeRD is identifying what foods cause your symptoms and then altering your diet accordingly. Start by documenting everything you eat, including the time of day, the details of your eating experience, and any symptoms you have afterward. • Generally, to combat GeRD you should avoid not only your personal trigger foods, but also foods that are spicy, fried, high in fat (especially trans fat) and very hot temperature-wise. Caffeine, garlic, onion, mint, chocolate, alcohol and tomato sauce are some of the most common trigger foods. What experts advise adding to your diet are papaya and pineapple, which contain enzymes that help break down proteins during digestion; omega-3 fatty acids, which assist in boosting immunity and can be taken as supplements or found in foods like salmon; and iodized salt, which aids in maintaining proper levels of iodine and sodium (low levels often are linked with reflux). How and when you eat are just as important to managing GeRD. eat smaller meals, slowly and in an upright position. after eating, don’t lie down or go to bed for at least a few hours. and drink a lot of water. as always, speak with your physician before taking any medications or trying complementary therapies to ensure they are safe for you to do so. When lifestyle changes, medications and diet modifications prove ineffective in minimizing or eliminating GeRD, your doctor may propose more invasive measures like surgery. s For more information: d-diet.com, gerd-diet.com, mayoclinic.com, sleepfoundation.org.

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Ear Nose & Throat Solutions of NJ Dr. Derrick Wallace 187 Washington Ave., Ste. 2, Nutley 973-235-0090 • www.entsolutionsnj.com Dr. Wallace is a board certified otolaryngologist specializng in the treatmet of diseases of the ear, nose and throat including the thyroid, sinuses, nasal breathing problems, hoarseness, sleep apnea and hearing related disorders.

RoseAnn Giannella D.M.D.P.A. 204 Eagle Rock Ave, Roseland 973-226-7407 roseanngiannelladentist.com Dr. Giannella, a solo practitioner since 1996, offers dental care for adults and children. Devoted to all phases of general dentistry, with an emphasis on cosmetics, the doctor and staff make it a priority to deliver quality dental care with minimal stress and discomfort. Bleaching, restoring, implants, porcelain veneers and esthetic bonding are available. Convenient office hours include evenings and most Saturdays.

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www.jagpt.com • info@jagpt.com JAG Physical Therapy is a comprehensive, outpatient physical therapy company which provides physical therapy care for general orthopedic, sports and soft tissue injuries, workers’ compensation cases and Medicare patients. JAG Physical Therapy has seven facilities throughout New Jersey located in West Orange, Warren, Cedar Knolls, Union, Hackensack, Woodbridge and Princeton.

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Green Hill, Inc. 103 Pleasant Valley Way, West Orange 973-731-2300 • www.green-hill.com www.gogreenhousehomes.com Green Hill has been providing compassionate, personal care for more than 144 years. Rely on them for Medicare rehabilitative services and long-term nursing needs, as well as Independent and Assisted Living care. They are proud to be a part of the Green House Home project, which is the first of its kind in New Jersey and only found at Green Hill. Call us to schedule a tour and learn more about the unique environment that a Green House Home can provide.

Mecca Integrated Medical Center 333A Route 46 W., Ste. 135, Fairfield 973-943-4300 • www.meccamedical.com Providing comprehensive, state-of-the-art, non-surgical treatment for back, neck and extremity pain,

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Oral & Maxillofacial Associates of Montclair/Nutley Philip Echo, DMD & William Ranucci, DMD 54 Plymouth St., Montclair • 973-746-3466 187 Washington Ave, Nutley 973-667-5844 • www.omaos.com

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in a fun, beautifully decorated, non-threatening environment. Sedation is performed by an anesthesiologist. Orthodontic and Speech therapy services are also available. Weekend hours and doctor on call 24 hours. No one leaves without a SMILE!

Spiro Plastic Surgery Scott A. Spiro, MD 101 Old Short Hills Road, Suite 510, West Orange 973-736-5907 • www.drspiro.com drspiro@drspiro.com Dr. Scott Spiro is a board certified plastic surgeon who specializes in cosmetic surgery of the breast, body contouring, facial aesthetic surgery, non-surgical facial rejuvenation by Botox and cosmetic fillers, non-surgical fat reduction by Coolsculpting, and breast cancer reconstruction.

Verona Dental Arts 184 Pompton Ave., Verona • 973-857-9034 www.veronadentalarts.com Dr. Michael Scurti uses advanced cosmetic dentistry techniques to give his patients the perfect smile. He has established a reputation for results in cosmetic dentistry providing patients with permanent, beautiful teeth that look and feel natural.

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Visiting Angels of Suburban Essex 14 Forest Ave, Caldwell • 973-226-9090 www.visitingangels.com The care of the elderly and disabled is the heart of this business operated by three sisters, all registered nurses from the Phillippines. Marilou, the director, uses a hands-on approach to assess and provide clients with home health caregivers tailored to their needs. The Visiting Angels of Suburban Essex believe in maintaining a person’s independence and dignity, especially in the senior years of his or her life when he or she deserves the most courtesy and respect.

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DIAMOND MINDS By Barry Farber

THREE STRIKES DON’T COUNT YOU OUT PART 2Continued from September… Three factors turned things around for Hearn. “First,” he says, “I recognized that I had a problem. I couldn’t keep wallowing in self-pity; I had to do something for myself. So I got psychiatric help. “Second, I filled my mind with positive things to change my thought process. I became a tape junky and it worked. I listened to Earl Nightingale and other positive and inspirational programs all the time, everywhere I went. After a while, these affirmations began to lift my spirits, and I started thinking more positively. “The third thing that really gave me hope was when I was invited to speak to a Rotary Club in Kansas City by a former Chiefs player. I really didn’t want to go. I was still depressed. But my buddy insisted. After the speech a man approached me and said he was the president of a national speaker’s bureau. He said, ‘You have a great story and you tell it well. Corporate America will pay you to do this because so many people are facing challenges in today’s world.’ I went home and told my wife, ‘I don’t know what all this is about, why I went through all this crap. But today a man told me I could have a big impact on a lot of people.’” These days, Hearn travels all over the country speaking to corpora-

tions, associations, and youth groups. Barry Farber “You can get anything you want in this life if you help enough people get what they want. That’s the theme by which I live my life,” says Hearn. “When I go out and speak today, certainly I get paid nicely, but some of the greatest paychecks are the emotional paychecks I get when people say, ‘I didn’t want to come to this meeting but it was mandatory. These things are so boring. But I’m glad I came today because you really touched me. You had a tremendous impact on my life today.’ It doesn’t get any better than that. If I never had the shoulder injury or had never gotten sick, I would not have had the opportunity to do this. I could’ve played 20 years in the big leagues without the opportunity to impact the lives that I do today.” As Ed Hearn shows us, you have to put your life and its challenges into the proper perspective. Don’t let little things become major stumbling blocks. With the right perspective, we realize they’re only ant hills we trip over. Then we get back up again and go on with our lives. Fire purifies gold. Heat tempers steel. Adversity builds character—if you face it with the right attitude. 

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ausea, rash, heartburn and stomach ulcers. Dizziness, drowsiness, fatigue and headaches. These maladies and more can be found listed on the labels of many pain relievers as possible side effects. It’s no wonder that more patients are seeking alternative treatments for pain and other conditions in order to avoid unpleasant reactions. At NJ Advanced Acupuncture, with one office in Verona, one in Madison and one to open next month in West Caldwell, head acupuncturist Morgan Reade offers patients another means for treating what ails them.

Q: Why would a patient opt for acupuncture over traditional medical treatment?

Q: Is acupuncture safe? Are there any risks or side effects?

A: Because we are detectives. We are the last people you come to

A: The needles are one-use disposable needles. Acupuncture is one

see after you have been to a primary care physician, a specialist or a chiropractor in order to figure out what everyone else could not. We dig deeper, and if we can’t help you, we will refer you elsewhere so that you can move forward.

Q: What is acupuncture and what types of conditions does it treat? A: Acupuncture uses needles to stimulate the nervous system into

healing. Chinese medicine views the body as a whole. We use the Chinese model integrated with Western medicine. Almost any condition can be treated with acupuncture. Most common conditions are pain, infertility, diabetes, skin and autoimmune conditions. Diet therapy and herbs or supplements are also included in treatment.

Q: Is acupuncture painful? A: Pretty much everyone who comes in is anxious and will say, “You are putting needles in me.” The needles are actually only the thickness of a hair. They stay on the surface and it’s almost painless. You might feel a little prick, but it’s less disturbing than a mosquito bite. Most people fall asleep or get deeply relaxed.

of the oldest treatments in history and safer than drugs or surgery. Possible bruising is the worst that could happen.

Q: How many treatments are typically needed? A: Treatment frequency is based on how long you have had a

problem. For example, a 10-year-old back injury cannot be fixed in one treatment. Every treatment is based on the person. There is no cookie cutter approach here. We start with a full health history and a parental health history and may need to refer you for blood work. Usually six to twelve visits once or twice a week will suffice.

Q: How much are treatments and are they covered by insurance? A: Most good insurance plans are covering acupuncture treat-

ments. The average is $80 per treatment, and there is a consultation fee. s

NJ Advanced Acupuncture

750 Bloomfield Avenue, Verona • 6 Green Village Road, Madison 201-400-2261• www.njadvancedacupuncture.com

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BON APPÉTIT By Janet Curran Perlman, photos by Dan Epstein

GREAT EATS at PUDSTERS,

WHERE THE PAST MEETS THE FUTURE

A

bustling, energetic and fun vibe grabs you like a smile as soon as you walk through the doors of Pudsters, West Caldwell’s newest eatery. Open since July 1st, Pudsters is already attracting flocks of locals who have heard about this family restaurant’s terrific eats, all served in an intriguing venue that mixes 21st century technology with yesteryear’s nostalgia. The brainchild of Michael Sobon and whimsically named after his English bulldog, Puddy, much of Pudsters’ interior hearkens back to an earlier, simpler era of family dining, when hamburgers, frankfurters and fries ruled. Today, explains Sobon’s partner and friend Patrick O’Brien, Pudsters elevates these simple offerings from the past by using specially blended proprietary Black Angus beef, ground by butcher Pat LaFrieda, in their remarkably moist hamburgers, searing them to seal in the juices. Sitting next to us, a woman leaned over and raved, “I’m a hamburger connoisseur, and this is a pretty darn good burger.” Single Burgers here are $4.89, doubles and the cheese-added Puddy melt, $6.19. Every month features a burger special: October’s will be the “Huggy Burger,” a BBQ burger with white cheddar, crispy bacon, quality house-made crispy frizzled onion straws and Sweet Baby Ray’s brand BBQ sauce, served on a grilled Martin’s potato roll. Frankfurters are a Polish-style mix of pork and beef, crafted for Pudsters by a small New England firm and served on a grilled New England style roll. “I was a total cynic when it came to frankfurters,” said my guest, “but these are really outstanding.” Be creative and spice up your frankfurter with a generous assortment of free toppings. Frankfurters are $2.29, “loaded” Pudsters, $3.39, Romeos with bacon and “the works,” $4.89. For the vegetarians, the $6.95 portabella mushroom burger rules. Fries and onion rings are welcome sides, particularly the delicious $4.69 white truffle parmesan fries.

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Pudsters pays homage to the past with a meticulously rendered chalk drawing of a vintage Coca Cola advertisement, depicting an old-fashioned Main Street America scene. But after all, this is a place where the past enthusiastically meets the future—witness the nearby Coca Cola Freestyle machine that offers 150 “design your own” drinks. And next to a traditional Crosley’s 50’s jukebox is the Rockbot®, a social music platform that serves as a virtual jukebox, controlled by customers through a Smart phone app that allows browsing and requesting songs from the catalog and voting “thumbs up” or thumbs down” on the music queue while waiting for their choice to play. Stop at the cozy yogurt station for a dazzling assortment of flavors, and take some time at the iPad® counter to check your mail or play some games. Service at Pudsters is terrific. Order your entire meal at the front counter, and it appears quickly at your table, courtesy of a super friendly waitstaff, all nattily attired in Pudsters’ signature newsboy caps and hand-tied bowties, available on Pudsters’ website, along with other Pudsters’ clothing items. “I wanted to create something that is a reflection of me,” says Sobon of Pudsters. “I am grateful that I have had the opportunity to make a dream come true—and to make my parents proud!” 

Pudsters 632 Bloomfield Avenue, West Caldwell 973-618-1200 www.pudsters.com Hours of operaton: Sun-Thu: 11am-11pm, Fri-Sat: 11am-11pm


Patrick O’Brien


RESTAUR ANT GUIDE Upstairs Sports Bar Football Season Is Here! Watch All the Action on Large Flat Screen TVs Drink & Food Specials During Every Sports Event

285 Glenwood Ave, Bloomfield 973-743-0099 www.SenoritasMexicanGrill.com

Goodman’s Restaurant & Deli

400 Springfield Ave, Berkeley Heights • 908-898-0900 www.GoodmansDeli.net Since 1943, Goodman’s Restaurant & Deli has been serving up classic, Jewish-style (not Kosher) delicacies. Goodman’s is best known for its delicious homemade meats. Goodman’s has the best Char Broiled Burgers around as well as Chicago Style Hot Dogs and Italian Beef Sandwiches. Voted “Best Reuben in the State,” you’ll be sure to leave satisfied. BYO, MCC, $MOD, LP, H, TO.

BLOOMFIELD Anthony’s Cheesecake

Take Out and Delivery Available

Reserve Our Party Room for Showers, Birthdays or Meetings (35-100 people)

VERONA’S ORIGINAL #1 BAGEL SHOP Home of the Handmade Bagel

Over 25 Varieties of Bagels Baked Fresh Daily Free Lunch Delivery in Most Areas Party Platters Available

BERKELEY HEIGHTS

71 Washington St., Bloomfield 973-415-8885 www.AnthonysCheesecake.com With a menu that extends far beyond just traditional cheesecake, Anthony’s Cheesecake feels more like a jazz lounge than a bakery. Offering breakfast, lunch and dinner and an eclectic menu of specialty items including homemade pastries, pies, quiches, breads, and, of course, cheesecake, Anthony’s Cheesecake offers something to appeal to every taste. $IN-$MOD, BYO, H, OD, SP, MCC, TO

Try our Pumpkin Muffins!

Senorita’s Mexican Grill

285 Glenwood Ave, Bloomfield 973-743-0099 www.SenoritasMexicanGrill.com With 270 seats, two floors provide a festive, family-friendly atmosphere perfect for receptions and private events. Senorita’s offers traditional Southwestern fare including fajitas, quesadillas, enchiladas and more. A vegetarian menu and delivery are available. Enjoy the bar’s daily happy hour specials. H, LP, SP, MCC, $IN-$MOD, TO, D

652 Bloomfield Ave (Corner of Grove Ave) • Verona 973-857-9408 • www.VeronaBagels.com VISIT OUR OTHER LOCATION:

673 Bloomfield Ave • West Caldwell • 973-228-0848

The Best of Greek and Mediterranean Cuisine MAHI-MAHI Pan-roasted Mahi Filet with Scampi Shrimp, Asparagus, Cremini Mushroom and Sweet Potato

CALDWELL OCHA Restaurant

• Local Delivery Service • Daily Lunch Specials • Weekly Dinner Specials

6230 Town Center Way Livingston, 2nd Floor

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403 Bloomfield Ave., Caldwell 973-228-8856 www.ochasushinj.com OCHA Restaurant has reopened after a month of expansion and remodeling. Come in and enjoy the food in a relaxed and modern space. Now providing new dishes including California Uni, Baby Yellowtail, Kobe Beef, Pad Thai and much more.


FRESH, LOCAL AUTUMN DISHES AT LUNELLO

CEDAR GROVE LuNello

Come to LuNello and enjoy true FARM to TABLE cuisine provided by our acclaimed chef and our local farmers!

182 Stevens Ave, Cedar Grove 973-837-1660 www.LuNello.com Since LuNello opened in 1990, Chef Seger’s modern Italian flair mixed with traditional culinary skills has created a whirlwind of praise. Enticing presentation and courteous staff are integral to LuNello’s success. The elegant setting is the perfect compliment to the menu. Whether dining in the Dining Room or enjoying a cocktail in the handsome bar, LuNello works to create the ultimate experience. MCC, $EXP, LP

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FAIRFIELD Calandra’s Mediterranean Grill

118-124 Route 46 E, Fairfield 973-575-6500 www.CalandrasMedGrill.com Calandra’s Mediterranean Grill is a familyfriendly Italian restaurant featuring an open kitchen with an open wood burning grill and open wood burning stone pizza deck oven. Enjoy outside seating in the spring and summer. ENT, OD, MCC, $MOD, LP, H, TO

Cucina Calandra

216-234 Route 46 East, Fairfield 973-575-7720 www.CucinaCalandra.com Cucina Calandra is a family friendly restaurant featuring a menu emphasizing Sicilian Southern Italian cooking. Offering traditional pastas, Sicilian-style thick crust pan pizza and meats prepared over custom-made open wood mesquite grill. Enjoy outside seating in the spring and summer. ENT, H, OD, LP, MCC, $MOD, TO (continued on page 62)

632 Bloomfield Ave, West Caldwell

973.618.1200

Sun-Thurs 11am-10pm Fri-Sat 11am-11pm

www.Pudsters.com FEATURED SEASONAL FLAVORS: Pumpkin Pie Egg Nog Apple Pie Candy Cane Mint Chocolate & More October 2013

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LITTLE FALLS Bellissimo’s Ristorante

1 Newark Pompton Turnpike (Route 23 South), Little Falls 973-785-4255 Bellissimo’s offers high quality Italian specialties including a Seafood Combination tower, Boroncino from Italy, Kobe steaks cooked to order, freshly made Papardelle with lobster in a pink sauce, filet mignon and more. Private rooms are available. MCC, TO, VP, RR, OD, TO

Newly Expanded & Renovated

Ocha

Neo - Japanese Cuisine

403 Bloomfield Avenue, Caldwell | 973.228.8856

Rare, The Steakhouse

440 Main St, Little Falls 973-256-6699 www.RareSTK.com Rare is now open and serving steaks cooked to customers’ liking in addition to lamb, veal, poultry, fish, and side dishes. Two rooms are available for private parties. Relax at the spacious bar before or after dinner. RR, VP, MCC, $IN-$EXP, MN

LIVINGSTON Il Vicolo Ristorante

is Back!

With original owner David Gabbay PURVEYORS of FINE FOOD & DRINK Lunch: Mon-Fri Noon-3pm Dinner: Mon–Thu 3-10pm, Fri & Sat 3-11:30pm

Private rooms from 12 to 100 available

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113 S. Livingston Ave, Livingston 973-740-0016 www.IlVicoloRestaurant.com Owners Jimmy and Benny take pride in using only the freshest ingredients in the preparation of innovative Italian cuisine. Combining the finest Old World recipes with nouvelle cooking techniques results in a cuisine that is fresh and exciting. The setting looks and feels like a home away from home with its beautifully appointed, yet still intimate dining room. Party availablve. LP, MCC, RR, $IN-$MOD, BYO

“Casual Italian Dining” B OPEN 6 DAYS A WEEK BYO Lunch: Tue-Fri 11:30am-3pm Dinner: Tue-Sat 4pm-10pm, Sun: 3pm-9pm

113 South Livingston Ave, Livingston (across from Livingston Cleaners)

973-740-0016 www.ilvicolorestaurant.com SUN, TUE, WED, THUR: SPECIAL PRIX FIX DINNER $21


Ritz Diner

72 East Mt. Pleasant Ave., Livingston • 973-533-1213 • 973533-6949 The “go to” diner in Essex County cited it’s consistency and fresh food as the main reason for their devoted fan base. There is something on the menu for everyone. Winning Best Diner in the 2011 and 2012 Best of Essex reader’s choice awards is a testament to their quality and popularity with local residents. MCC, $MOD, LP, H, TO

Thavma Mediterranean Grill

t r a t t o r i a

Early in his career, our chef burned a carrot.

6230 Town Center Way 2nd Fl., Livingston 973-992-8999 www.ThavmaGrill.com Thavma offers the very best of the Mediterranean by combining Greek and Middle Eastern specialties to create an unforgettable dining experience. All preparations and cooking are done fresh daily on the premises to give you the freshest seafood and grilled meat dishes. Lunch and dinner are served daily with takeout and limited delivery service for dinner only. Call for details. BYO, $MOD, ENT, OD, LP, NR, H, MCC, TO

He sent an apology to the farmer who grew it. [every ingredient matters]

33 Eisenhower Pkwy | Roseland, NJ 973.364.8277 | www.rezzanj.com

MILLBURN Ms. Lin Chinese Cuisine

59 Main Street, Millburn • 973-912-8838 www.MsLinMillburn.com Ms. Lin Chinese was established by the chef and staff of former restaurant Ling Ling to carry on its success and reputation for excellence. They focus on delivering the best taste while providing the lowest cholesterol and trans fat and only using fresh ingredients. They offer an open kitchen with a warm, friendly dining room. Ms. Lin Chinese provides convenient take-out and delivery for lunch and dinner and specializes in off-premise catering. BYO, $MOD, LP, NR, H, MCC, TO, D

Fresh, Healthy & Authentic

MONTCLAIR Palazzo

11 South Fullerton Ave, Montclair 973-746-6778 www.PalazzoNJ.com Enjoy gourmet food prepared by proprietor/chef John Giglio in a relaxing atmosphere, complete with a dark wood panel wine bar and embellishments in warm faux-finished tones, rich gold fabrics and deep hues, highlighted by the baby grand piano featuring live music every Wed through Sat evening. Wine bar/BYO, ENT, H, LP, MCC, $MOD, SF, RR (continued on page 64)

Chef’s Signature Shanghai Meatballs

4-Time Best of Essex Winner – Best Chinese Restaurant & Takeout • Only Fresh Vegetables & Ingredients • The Finest Ingredients & Marinades • Cook with Cholesterol-Free, Trans Fat-Free Canola Oil

DINE-IN

DELIVERY • CATERING

• Delicious Lunches & Dinners Delivered to Your Home or Office

199 Bellevue Avenue • Upper Montclair • 973.509.8878 ORDER ONLINE: www.TSMaCC.com Monday-Thursday 11am-10pm, Friday-Saturday 11:30am-10:30pm, Sunday 11am-9:30pm

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ROSELAND

UPPER MONTCLAIR

VERONA

Rezza

TS Ma Chinese Cuisine

Verona Inn

33 Eisenhower Parkway, Roseland 973-364-8277 www.RezzaNJ.com A Roman trattoria serving truly authentic, gourmet Italian cuisine and Roman-style pizzas. The menu is crafted from all naturallygrown foods sourced locally whenever possible and imported from artisians in Italy. At Rezza, every ingredient matters. BYO, H, OD, LP, MCC, $MOD, TO, D

SUMMIT La Pastaria

327 Springfield Ave, Summit 908-522-9088 www.LaPastaria.com With dishes including Polenta with Mushroom Medley, Cavatelli with Ricotta, this cozy, causal restaurant puts an upscale spin on Italian food. Their special Dinner for 4 menu gives diners the option of sharing in a fine familystyle meal complete with a salad and focaccia bread to share Mon-Fri, cash and carry only. $IN-$MOD, BYO, H, RR, SP, LP, MCC, TO

199 Bellevue Ave, Upper Montclair 973-509-8878 www.TSMAChineseCuisine.com T.S. Ma presents a menu that features topnotch Chinese fare that focuses on serving the freshest, healthiest, and most authentic Chinese cuisine available. They only cook with fresh vegetables and cholesterol and trans fat free canola oil. Three-time winner of Best Chinese Restaurant and Best Chinese Take-Out. They feature a warm dining room, as well as a website with online ordering and delivery. They specialize in catering for special occasions. BYO, MCC, $MOD, LP, H, TO

‘Best thiN Crust Pizza iN New Jersey’

Winner, Star Ledger Pizza PatroL, 2010 Winner, BeSt of eSSex, 2010, 2011 & 2012

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624 Bloomfield Avenue, Verona 973-239-0544 www.VeronaInn.com Simply the best in bistro and pub fare including a selection of specialty burgers, tacos and potatoes (tots and fries) as well as more than 40 craft beers. Check the website for details of the daily specials—Sunday Bloody Sunday, Millionaire Mondays, Wimpy Tuesday, Date Night Wednesday, Girls Night Out Thursday, TFI Friday and SuperSize Saturday. Their Facebook page will showcase what sports are being shown on their big screens. $IN-$MOD, ENT, SP

“It’s all about the Steak” BEST STEAK – Best of Essex 2010 Suburban Essex Readers’ Choice Awards

440 MAIN STREET • LITTLE FALLS 973-256-6699 • WWW.RARESTK.COM LUNCH MONDAY - FRIDAY

DINNER MONDAY - SUNDAY


NoW opeN

contemporary new american cuisine

RESTAURANT SYMBOLS BYO: Bring your own ENT: Entertainment as noted H: Handicapped accessible OD: Outdoor dining (in season) NR: No reservations accepted RR: Reservation required/suggested LP: Lot parking SP: Street parking

VP: Valet parking available MCC: Most credit cards accepted $IN: Inexpensive-$10 and under $MOD: Moderate $11 to $16 $EXP: Expensive-$17 and up TO: Take-out available D: Delivery available MN: Menu on SuburbanEssex.com

Prices based on average entree price excluding beverages & gratuity.

WEST CALDWELL Gennaro’s Cucina

40 Clinton Rd, West Caldwell 973-287-6307 www.GennarosCucina.com Chef Gennaro Romeo combines thirty years of experience with a passion for food to prepare authentic Italian family recipes daily. With exceptional cuisine at a great value, Gennaro’s Cucina provides the perfect casual atmosphere in a dining room reminiscent of an outdoor Italian bistro. BYO, D, LP, $IN-$EXP

r e S ta u r a N t a N D B a r

globally inspired created by chef chris lukic Dinner Monday thru Saturday 5-10pm Lunch Tuesday thru Friday 11:30am-2:30pm Happy Hour Monday thru Thursday 5-7pm Wine Flights on Monday

1099 N BroaD St, BLoomFieLD

973.893.3681 WWW.yeLLoWpLumNj.com

Pudsters

632 Bloomfield Ave, West Caldwell • 973-337-8451 www.pudsters.com Now open since July 1st, Michael Sobon has created a restaurant that blends the nostalgic values of quality, pride and the importance of family with modern conveniences and hi-tech touches. Pudsters offers delicious old-fashioned burgers at an affordable price, all served up by a friendly, attentive staff. BYO, NR, MCC, $IN, LP, SP, H, TO

Fresh Italian Classics

in a Warm Friendly Atmosphere

WEST ORANGE Highlawn Pavilion

Eagle Rock Reservation, West Orange • 973-731-3463 www.highlawn.com Characterized by panoramic views of the New York City skyline, Highlawn Pavilion on Eagle Rock Reservation offers scenic dining at its finest. The exceptional French-infused American fare is equally matched by the restaurant’s world-class service. Highlawn is increasingly becoming the venue of choice for weddings, anniversaries, birthdays and other special occasions. Live music is offered every Friday and Saturday in the Piano Room. $EXP, OD, RR, ENT, VP, MN s

Gennaro’s Cucina Old World Italian Cuisine

DINEIN • DELIVERY • CATERING • CARRY OUT

40 Clinton Road, West Caldwell • 973.287.6307 LOCATED IN BROADWAY SQUARE MALL, NEXT TO HARMON

www.GennarosCucina.com Home of the Best Coffee Ice Cream 56 Fabulous Flavors

STUDENTS AFTER SCHOOL SPECIAL

476 Pleasant Valley Way West Orange • 973-731-6011 www.markandjuliesicecream.com

(equal or lesser value)

BUY ONE GET ONE

FREE

Mon-Fri with this coupon only. Limit 1 per visit. May not be combined with any other offer. Exp. 10/31/13.

HALF OFF PIZZA

HALF OFF ENTREE

Toppings extra. Cannot be combined with any other offers. Must present coupon. Expires 10/31/13.

Dine-In Only. Cannot be combined with any other offers. Must present coupon. Expires 10/31/13.

Buy 1 pie at reg. price get a 2nd of equal or lesser value for half price.

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Buy entree at reg. price get a 2nd of equal or lesser value for half price

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Real estate sales

August 2013 Home sAles Caldwell

Address 14 Magnolia Ln 20 Parkway W 35 Arlington Ave 13 Park Ln 19 Birkendene Rd 28 Knollwood Ter

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homes were sold in August, up 2% from July and up 16% from a year earlier. High end sales showed the strongest growth with 27 selling for over $1MM compared with 15 in July. Accordingly, the average sales price, $570,200, was up 8% from July. However, the median sales price dropped slightly, from $475,000 to $472,500. The median days on market of sold properties was 31, up from 28 in July. 145 homes sold in their first month on the market, down 9% from 159 in July but up 36% compared with 107 in August, 2012.

List Price 365,000 395,000 499,900 539,000 549,000 899,000

Cedar Grove

72 Yorkshire Dr 275,000 11 Anderson Pky 289,900 54 Ozone Ave 318,500 44 Highpoint 319,000 222 Stevens Ave 335,000 705 Holly Ln 349,000 235 Grove Ave 349,900 53 Cedar St 358,000 27 Anderson Pky 384,000 21 Squirehill Dr 399,000 21 Eastwood Pl 419,000 481 Fairview Ave 449,900 100 Cedar Grove Pkwy 459,900 138 Young Ave 479,000 50 Winding Way 539,500 47 Chestnut Ct 549,000

Bed/Bath Sale Price 2/2.2 350,000 3/1.1 385,000 4/3.1 475,000 4/2 521,000 3/1.1 539,000 5/5.1 870,000

3/1.1 5/2 4/1 2/2.1 3/2 2/2 3/1.1 3/1.1 3/3 3/1 3/1.1 3/2.1 3/2 4/2 3/2.1 4/3.1

255,000 295,000 330,500 297,500 312,500 349,000 343,000 365,000 380,000 385,000 399,000 441,000 476,000 465,000 539,500 520,000

9 Oakwood Ct 665,000 38 Forest Hills Way 698,888 13 Laura Dr 795,500 136 Eileen Dr 889,000 17 Suzanne Ct 1,199,000

essex Fells

218 Fells Rd 266 Fells Rd 13 Hathaway Ln 65 Hathaway Ln 25 Devon Rd

799,000 869,000 1,149,000 1,150,000 1,395,000

Glen ridGe

38 Willow St 8 Sommer Ave 2 Adams Pl 372 Forest Ave 96 Osborne St 150 Hawthorne Ave 96 Essex Ave 3 Mitchell Pl 348 Washington St 155 Sherman Ave 18 Summit St 231 Sherman Ave

369,000 379,000 389,000 459,000 519,000 529,000 549,900 599,000 599,000 599,000 675,000 700,000

4/4 5/5 4/3.1 3/3.1 4/4.1

700,000 740,000 790,000 895,000 1,100,000

4/2.1 4/2.1 7/3.1 7/3.1 6/5.1

820,000 840,000 1,105,000 1,050,000 1,350,000

3/2.1 348,900 3/1.1 405,000 3/1.1 389,000 4/2.1 505,000 5/2 576,600 3/1.1 511,000 5/2.2 560,000 3/3 620,000 5/2.1 572,500 4/3.1 650,000 6/3.1 807,600 5/2 780,000 (continued on page 68)

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Real estate sales (continued from page 67) 6 Mitchell Pl 749,000 50 Forest Ave 779,000 14 Ardsley Rd 789,000 166 Linden Ave 849,000 66 Highland Ave 929,000 463 Ridgewood Ave 999,000 298 Forest Ave 1,175,000

livinGston

87 Elmwood Dr 13 Claremont Ave 155 E Northfield Rd 23 Charles St 179 E Cedar St 13 S Cedar Pky 90 Kimball Ave 17 Riker Hill Rd 21 Longview Rd 83 Sykes Ave 59 Bryant Dr 35 Mounthaven Dr 101 Turlington Ct 75 Palmer Dr 10 Hazelwood Ave 64 Trocha Ave 47 Amherst Pl 13 Wychwood Rd 5101 Pointe Gate Dr

337,000 350,000 359,900 365,000 374,900 385,000 387,000 399,000 399,914 400,000 425,000 429,000 435,000 438,000 445,000 449,000 449,000 450,000 459,000

5/2.1 4/2.1 6/3.1 6/3.1 7/3.1 5/4.1 6/4.1

717,000 885,000 769,000 969,000 1,300,000 990,000 1,175,000

3/1 3/1 3/1.1 3/1.1 3/2.1 3/1.1 4/2 3/1.1 3/2 3/2 3/1.1 3/2 2/2 3/2.1 3/1.1 4/1.1 4/1.1 3/1.1 2/2

325,000 340,000 350,000 380,000 347,594 415,000 410,000 390,000 380,000 385,000 438,000 435,000 435,000 432,000 455,000 449,000 467,000 450,000 415,000

64 Glendale Ave 70 N Mitchell Ave 49 Glendale Ave 45 Winchester Rd 31 Falcon Rd 609 Binghampton Ln 331 W Northfield Rd 608 Turlington Ct 311 Kensington Ln 20 Sterling Dr 51 Wynnewood Rd 9 Northfield Ct 81 Falcon Rd 28 Cliffside Dr 13 Sparrow Dr 4 Bear Brook Ct 6 Coddington Ter 213 East Cedar St 8 Pebble Beach Dr 100 Kimball Ave 31 North Dr 51 N Hillside Ave 92 N Rockledge Dr 9 Beresford Ln 236 W Hobart Gap Rd 39 Coddington Ter 49 Morningside Dr 6 Driftwood Dr 108 Shrewsbury Dr 52 Tremont Ter

469,000 469,000 510,000 518,000 519,000 519,900 520,000 539,000 549,900 579,000 585,000 589,000 589,999 599,000 599,000 599,900 619,900 625,000 649,000 679,900 688,000 725,000 730,000 750,000 819,900 849,000 849,000 929,000 949,000 989,000

VINYL SIDING, ROOFING & WINDOWS Roof Cleaning

Roofing

Gutter Cleaning

5/2 4/2 3/2 3/2.1 4/2.1 3/2.1 5/3 3/2.1 3/2.1 4/2.1 4/2.1 3/2.1 4/3 4/2.1 5/2.1 5/3 4/2.1 4/4 3/3.1 5/3 5/3 4/3.1 4/2.1 3/2.2 5/3.1 4/3.2 5/3.1 4/2.1 5/5.1 4/2.2

455,000 469,000 510,000 528,000 535,018 529,000 490,000 529,000 545,000 579,000 595,000 600,000 590,000 580,000 656,500 625,000 565,000 615,000 645,000 750,000 735,000 700,000 735,000 725,000 800,000 850,000 849,000 925,000 1,050,000 960,000

16 Mayhew Dr 25 Hearthstone Ter 44 Billingsley Dr 9 Morton Rd 16 Canterbury Rd 5 Scarsdale Dr 15 Nottingham Rd

995,000 999,999 1,050,000 1,175,000 1,250,000 1,299,000 1,399,000

MontClair

29 Cross St 200,000 10 Crestmont Rd, 4-R 235,000 415 Claremont Ave, 3F 265,000 101 Gates Ave, G8 274,000 173 Willowdale Ave 299,000 50 Pine St, 9H 299,999 66 S Fullerton Ave, 12 529,000 21 Harvard St 589,000 106 Montclair Ave 619,000 2 Madison Ave 649,000 69 Essex Ave 689,000 120 Essex Ave 689,000 18 Franklin Pl 699,000 16 Prospect Ave 719,000 94 Warren Pl 789,000 41 Warren Pl 799,000 68 Hawthorne Pl 975,000 39 Lloyd Rd 1,050,000 85 Porter Pl 1,095,000 181 Christopher St 1,450,000 147 Union St 1,495,000

5/4.1 5/5.2 5/5 5/4.1 5/3.2 5/4.3 5/4.1

975,000 1,112,000 1,041,750 1,075,000 1,200,000 1,250,000 1,375,000

2/2 2/2 2/2 2/1 3/2 2/2.1 3/3 4/2 4/2.2 3/2.1 4/2.1 4/3.1 5/2.1 6/5.1 5/3.1 5/3.1 6/4.1 6/3.2 5/4.1 6/3.1 4/4.2

227,000 215,000 240,000 269,000 325,500 300,000 529,000 650,000 609,000 640,000 702,000 825,000 700,000 849,000 814,000 799,000 1,060,000 1,201,000 1,046,500 1,475,000 1,500,000

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1,575,000 1,799,000 1,799,500 2,695,000

north Caldwell

24 Grandview Ave 1040 Stephanie Dr 255 Smull Ave 24 Andrea Dr 15 Roosevelt Blvd 25 Maple Dr 10 Timber Dr 34 Oak Pl 2 Robin Hill Rd 14 Willowbrook Dr 15 Summit Dr 17 Summit Dr 11 Summit Dr 5 Dogwood Pl 4 Wildwood Dr 15 Oxford Rd 26 Hamilton Dr W 4 Lakeside Ave 47 Beachmont Ter

299,000 355,000 374,800 429,000 459,000 550,000 610,000 749,000 749,000 749,000 759,000 769,000 769,000 769,900 839,000 899,000 995,000 1,399,000 1,600,000

roseland

197 Eagle Rock Ave 55 Stonegate Dr 6 Gates Ave

225,000 279,000 329,000

7/3.1 6/5.1 7/4.3 7/5.2

1,575,000 1,700,000 1,750,000 2,630,000

2/1 3/2.1 4/2 2/2.1 3/2 5/2.1 4/2.1 3/2.1 4/2.1 4/3 4/3.1 4/3.1 4/3.1 4/3 5/4.1 4/3.1 4/3.1 5/5.2 4/3.1

295,000 345,000 357,500 429,000 430,000 600,500 597,500 725,000 739,000 715,000 759,000 769,000 769,000 770,000 806,000 815,000 980,000 1,375,000 1,600,000

3/1 2/2.1 3/1

165,000 270,000 332,000

18 Oak Drive 67 Passaic Ave 14 Harkey Ct 21 Pitcairn Dr 18 Camlet Ct 16 Camlet Ct

389,900 465,000 499,000 525,000 560,000 599,000

3/1.1 5/3.1 2/2.2 4/2.1 3/2.1 3/2.1

Upper MontClair

530 Valley Rd, 2R 166,000 530 Valley Rd, 3C 228,800 588 Up Mountain Ave 385,000 657 Grove St 469,000 215 Alexander Ave 489,000 19 Nassau Rd 499,000 205 Lorraine Ave 499,000 41 Fairview Pl 559,000 96 Haddon Pl 585,000 5 Garfield Pl 599,000 24 Laurel Pl 649,000 8 Wellesley Rd 649,000 99 Haddon Pl 650,000 102 Inwood Ave 739,000 90-1/2 Wildwood Ave 749,000 6 Seneca Pl 769,000 3 Bellevue Ave 789,000 201 Highland Ave 799,000 575 Highland Ave 889,000 526 Park St 985,000 101 Cooper Ave 1,200,000 30 Heller Dr 1,350,000

0/1 1/1 3/1 4/2.1 4/2.1 3/2 4/2.1 4/2.1 4/2.1 4/2.1 4/2.2 4/2 4/2.1 6/3.1 4/3 5/3.1 5/4.1 4/3 4/4.1 6/3.2 7/4.2 4/4.1

380,000 440,000 475,000 525,000 545,000 575,000

155,000 251,000 418,000 460,000 460,000 500,000 615,500 555,000 611,301 594,000 661,000 765,000 720,000 785,000 851,000 830,000 775,000 876,000 889,000 985,000 1,050,000 1,335,000

384 Up Mountain Ave 1,549,000

5/5.1

1,625,000

11 Wedgewood Dr, Bldg1, Unt90 117,000 120,000 1 Claridge Dr, 310 139,000 1/1 2 Green Acres Dr, 9 178,000 2/1 16 Green Acres Dr, 56 215,000 2/1 197 Linden Ave 285,000 3/1 122 Grove Ave 299,000 3/1 11 Morningside Rd 328,000 3/2 28 Douglas Pl 389,900 3/1 24 Linden Ave 390,000 3/1.1 260 Grove Ave 399,000 4/2.1 18 Highland Ter 419,900 3/2.1 96 Linden Ave 449,000 3/2 3 Windemere Rd 458,600 3/1.1 56 Forest Ave 459,000 5/3 80 Hillside Ave 469,000 4/1.1 32 Floyd Rd 469,900 3/2.1 110 Claremont Ave 495,000 5/2.1 99 Hillside Ave 499,000 5/2.2 1 Halsted St 499,900 3/2 12 Balston Dr 529,900 3/2.1 63 Otsego Rd 575,000 4/3 60 Otsego Rd 599,999 4/2.1 2 Dodd Ter 599,999 4/2.1

1/1

verona

125,000 170,000 190,000 280,000 280,000 320,000 385,000 367,000 435,000 413,500 500,000 458,000 425,000 460,000 470,000 495,000 477,500 500,000 540,000 575,000 575,000 570,000

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Real estate sales (continued from page 69) 666 Bloomfield Ave, 30 224,900 7 Elmwood Ter 229,000 580 Bloomfield Ave, 10A 229,900 189 Westville Ave 319,000 25 Beverly Rd 399,000 16 Park St 399,000 14 Holiday Dr 419,000 51 Park Street 425,000 7 Redman Ter 495,000 93 Annin Rd 499,000 5 Eastern Pkwy 529,000 5 Crane Ave 565,000 10 Whitaker Pl 575,000

west oranGe

43 Conforti Ave, 12 124,900 43 Conforti Ave, 88 129,900 31 Osborne Pl 199,000 39 Virginia Ave 219,900 74 Watson Ave 229,000 88 Leonardo Dr 237,000 384 St Cloud Ave 238,000 39 Johnson Rd 239,000 110 Walker Rd 239,900 267 Mt Pleasant Ave, B 247,200 21 Oak Crest Rd 250,000 6 Curtis Ave 269,900 5 Byrne Rd 269,900 29 Carteret St 275,000

2/1 3/1 2/1 3/1.1 4/1 4/1.1 3/1.1 3/1.1 3/1.1 3/2.1 4/2.1 6/3 4/2.1

212,500 230,000 230,000 340,000 390,000 405,000 410,000 426,000 500,000 475,000 522,000 591,000 570,000

1/1 2/1 3/2 6/2.2 3/1 2/2.1 2/1 2/1 4/1.1 3/3.1 4/2 3/1.1 3/1.2 3/2.1

120,000 205,500 185,000 215,000 227,000 224,000 248,000 239,000 230,000 200,000 240,000 255,000 271,000 290,000

25 Benvenue Ave 8 Holmes St 19 Holmes St 5 Calvin Ter 15 Normandy Ter 7 Fairway Ave 2 Bauer Dr 229 Clarken Dr 280 St Cloud Ave 22 Birch St 17 Dawson Ave 27 Schindler Ter 3 Mt Pleasant Pl 64 Greenwood Ave 3 Coolidge Ave 33 Larkin Cir 141 Querques Ln 2A Buckingham Rd 96 Mayfair Dr 5 Oxford Ter 53 Sunnyside Rd 3 Clarken Dr, 3 42 Ferris Dr 21 Schindler Ter 11 Schindler Ter 21 Burnett Ter 16 Schindler Ter 25 Woods End Rd 5 Bongart Dr

295,000 299,000 299,000 299,900 309,000 309,900 309,900 310,000 310,000 315,000 315,000 320,000 325,000 329,900 330,000 330,000 335,000 340,000 340,000 345,000 345,000 345,000 349,900 359,000 359,000 369,000 369,000 369,900 375,000

2/1 4/2 3/1 4/2 5/2 3/2.1 3/2.1 2/2.1 3/2.1 3/1.1 3/2 3/2.1 3/1.2 3/2.1 4/2.1 3/3.1 3/2.1 3/2.1 4/3 4/2 4/3 2/2.1 5/3 3/2.1 3/2.1 3/3.1 3/2.1 3/2 3/2.1

285,000 280,000 310,000 294,000 305,000 295,000 321,000 300,000 320,000 330,000 305,000 300,000 325,000 305,000 330,000 330,000 365,000 320,000 351,000 335,000 340,000 375,300 375,000 349,000 359,000 369,000 375,000 350,000 370,000

45 Orange Heights Ave 379,000 74 Cummings Cir 379,000 16 Belgrade Ter 385,000 44 Ferris Dr 389,500 1355 Pleasant Valley Way 395,000 14 Dogwood Rd 399,000 70 Nicholas Ave 399,000 92 Cummings Cir 399,900 40 Maple Ave 414,500 10 Devon Dr 419,000 67 Gregory Ave 425,000 5 Clearview Ter 429,000 27 Boland Dr 439,000 27 Connel Dr 445,000 6 Steven Ter 449,000 50 Gilbert Pl 459,000 7 Ridgeway Ct 459,900 37 Collamore Cir 475,000 20 Whalen Ct 479,900 11 Club Blvd 509,000 11 Haller Rd 595,000 15 Baxter Ln 599,000 1 Edgehill Rd 599,000 4 Haggerty Dr 749,900 12 Howell Dr 769,900 18 Luth Ter 774,900 17 Bloomfield Way 775,000 2 Haggerty Dr 799,000 22 Baxter Ln 825,000

4/2.1 2/3.1 3/2.1 5/3 3/2 3/1.1 4/2.1 2/3.1 4/2 4/3 6/3.2 3/2.1 3/2.1 4/2.1 4/4.1 4/3.1 4/2.1 4/2.1 3/3.1 5/3.1 5/3.1 3/2.1 6/3.2 4/3.1 5/3 4/3.1 4/2.1 4/3.1 3/4.1

378,500 365,000 378,000 370,000 374,000 393,000 395,000 399,900 398,000 419,000 400,000 404,000 422,000 420,000 435,000 450,000 436,000 470,000 470,000 516,000 570,000 583,000 599,999 730,000 755,000 735,000 713,500 759,900 795,000

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“Our collection days provide a place for residents to properly and safely dispose of contaminants, materials that should be kept out of our water supply and waste stream. I encourage you to participate and help protect our precious environment for future generations.”  JOSEPH N. DIVINCENZO, JR.

Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr., Essex County Executive, the Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Essex County Utilities Authority Invite you to:

Essex County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day Saturday, October 5, 2013 8:30am to 4:00pm New Location: 125 Fairview Avenue, Cedar Grove (Next to the old Hospital Center)

Essex County Computer and Electronics Recycling Day

Saturday, October 19, 2013 9:00am to 3:00pm New Location: 125 Fairview Avenue, Cedar Grove (Next to the old Hospital Center)

Materials being collected at the Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day include pesticides and herbicides, automotive fluids (antifreeze, motor oil, steering fluids, etc.), gasoline and kerosene, paint thinners and solvents, household cleaning fluids, oil based paints and stains, darkroom and photographic chemicals, car batteries, chemistry sets, driveway sealer, home fire extinguishers, barbecue type propane tanks, aerosol spray paints, pool chemicals, fluorescent light bulbs and ballasts, 9V, Nicad and rechargeable batteries, and mercury and products containing mercury.

Items being accepted at the Computer and Electronics Recycling Day are computers, monitors, printers, fax machines, scanners, telecom equipment, speakers, televisions, keyboards, main frames, VCRs, stereos, DVD players, toasters, irons and cellular telephones.

We will not be accepting latex paint, unlabeled or unidentified materials, asbestos, regulated medical waste or infectious waste, commercial or industrial waste, empty containers, explosives, munitions, ordnance or reactive materials, smoke detectors and carbon monoxide alarms, and household batteries (AA, AAA, C, D).

We will not be accepting smoke detectors and carbon monoxide alarms.

Commercial and large quantity users may not drop off items. Essex County residents must provide proof of residency at the site. These programs are free and open to all Essex County residents. For more information, call the Essex County Utilities Authority at 973-792-9060 or visit www.ecuanj.com.

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