Athlete and Educator, Roosevelt ‘Dr. Speed’ Weaver, has a distinguished career of inspiring students to great heights – and great speeds.
Coach Roosevelt Weaver trained Track and Field Scholarship Recipient, Melanie Rodriguez of Bloomfield. Montclair resident, Roosevelt Weaver, has always had a love of running. Growing up in Atlanta, Ga., he realized that he had a talent for running very early, when he could outrun boys much older than he was. But he didn’t begin his official […]
If you’ve ever dreaded buying, selling or caring for your car, Mark Bordick will do it for you with his car concierge service MB Auto Care.
From finance to Ferraris: Mark Bordick trades in the corporate life to open MB Auto Care! Mark Bordick worked in Corporate America for 27 years. “My earliest thought of a career was to be like my Dad. I wanted his deal: suit and tie, leather briefcase, company car, expense account and a secretary,” he said. […]
Parents are seeing an improved potty training experience with Pee-kaboo Reusable Potty Training Sticker, a new product from entrepreneur Nina Nsilo-Swai.
First-Time Entrepreneur Nina Nsilo-Swai Finds Success with the Pee-kaboo Potty Training Sticker Parenthood brings many joys; however, potty training is not one of them. Many parents struggle with how to make this process as quick and painless as possible. Montclair resident and entrepreneur Nina Nsilo-Swai believes she just might have the solution. Nsilo-Swai’s company is […]
A coach and founding member, Andrea Johnson, remembers the beginnings of the Jaguar Track Club 20 years ago.
The Jaguar Track Club is dedicated to training young track and field athletes. Speed. The speed of a big cat or a sleek sports car – that’s what most people will think of when they first hear the word Jaguar. That’s exactly what members of the Jaguar Track Club are aiming for as well. The […]
Roosevelt Weaver talks about a unique program he developed for a local elementary school that had students speaking French and Wolof.
Roosevelt Weaver, a retired Principal, believes American schools need greater language exposure. Growing up in the segregated South, Roosevelt Weaver remembers how white boys and black boys would often find themselves on opposite sides of the train tracks. They would start throwing rocks at each other until the cops came and dispersed the group. “I realized […]
Theresa DeSalvio uses the original, darker version of ‘Pinocchio’ to explore heroin addiction in a short film inspired by a recent series of paintings.
Artist Theresa DeSalvio’s new film gives voice to families affected by addition. Theresa DeSalvio is a Glen Ridge artist who explores social issues in narrative form. She usually creates a body of paintings surrounding a single theme. In her most recent project, a series of paintings she calls “Tales,” she uses the character of Pinocchio […]
More than just a teacher, Michael Aymar was an inspiration to so many; now the Michael Aymar Foundation continues to help the students he loved.
A beloved teacher’s legacy lives on through Michael Aymar Foundation. Michael Aymar was one of those teachers, the ones that aren’t just doing a job but following a passion. It’s easy to spot them if you’ve ever been lucky enough to be in one of their classrooms. It’s a blessing and privilege to be in […]
Montclair entrepreneur, Nancy Silver, discusses taking the leap from her corporate career to owning her own business with Empyrean Massage & Bodywork.
From traditional massage to Reiki, there is something for everyone at Empyrean Massage & Bodywork. Are you stressed about the upcoming election? Or maybe it’s something a little less national that has you frazzled. No matter, Nancy Silver has some suggestions to relieve the tension and muscle aches that too often come with our super-fast-paced […]
Using Ireland’s history as a backdrop, The Abbey Theatre’s The Plough and the Stars is a stark and bloody look at the effects of war and poverty.
Ireland’s National Theatre presents the Sean O’Casey play ‘The Plough and the Stars.’ Ireland’s Easter Rising was a rebellion that occurred during Easter week in April of 1916. The goal was to end British rule in Ireland. This historical event is at the center of The Plough and the Stars, but the play is much […]
The College of the Arts at Montclair State delivers a stunning and controversial performance of the unforgettable and heart-wrenching musical ‘Aida.’
The story of two unique princesses, ‘Aida’ is captivating. Aida opens with a mysterious box-like structure on the stage that glows with a bluish light. There is not much time to think about what it means, though, because the story is immediately very absorbing. However, the box, which is actually a tomb, will come back […]