Archive for February, 2014

Living in Maplewood: Peer Mentor Training to Help Youth With Special Needs

Friday, February 7th, 2014

Peer Mentor Training to Help Youth With Special Needs (12 and up) DeHart Community Center 120 Burnet Ave Maplewood, NJ 07040 March 4, 2014 6:30 pm – 8:15 pm Eileen O’Neill, Behaviorist, will lead this training session for those interested in becoming a teen Peer Mentor for youth with special needs or simply learning more […]

Black Film Festival 2014 at the Newark Museum: Call for Entries

Friday, February 7th, 2014

Paul Robeson Awards 2014 Honoring the spirit of Paul Robeson, activist, performer and athlete, the Paul Robeson Awards were established in 1985 by the Newark Black Film Festival, as a biennial competition for aspiring filmmakers. The next Paul Robeson Awards will be held in 2014. Winners will be screened on Wednesday, July 30. To request […]

5 Reasons You Shouldn’t For Sale by Owner

Wednesday, February 5th, 2014

Some homeowners consider trying to sell their home on their own, known in the industry as a For Sale by Owner (FSBO). We think there are several reasons this might not be a good idea for the vast majority of sellers. Here are five of our reasons: 1. There Are Too Many People to Negotiate […]

Moving to Montclair: How Their Top Rated Magnet School System Works

Monday, February 3rd, 2014

I often consider Montclair, Maplewood and South Orange in the same subset of town choices to live due to their proximity to NYC and the Diversified Lifestyles. While they both have good school systems, Montclair stands out as unique with a Magnet School system, reminiscent of the NYC High School Programs, in that you submit […]