When Montclair native Nancy Burke decided to prioritize herself and her passions, she knew that meant completing her MFA at age 56, and finally creating the work that she needed to create– for herself. In Nancy Burke’s latest novel “Only the Women are Burning” (Apprentice House Press, October 1, 2020) three women are eclipsed by […]
The following is a press release issued by the Michael Aymar Foundation. The Montclair Dispatch congratulates the winners! A deserving family, and a strong partnership with Our Lady of the Lake School in Verona, has delivered three new Ambassadors for The Michael Aymar Foundation. The Michael Aymar Foundation is a 501(c) (3) Charitable Organization, founded in […]
The Michael Aymar Foundation awards its 2018 NASHDO Scholarship to Our Lady of the Lake School students. The Michael Aymar Foundation celebrates the season of giving by providing a $5,000 dollar scholarship to two students attending Our Lady of the Lake School in Verona. With the help of the school’s principal, Ben Ronquillo, the Aymar foundation […]
MFEE, along with Board of Education and Superintendent, has decided to make a statement in regards to the opposition of Montclair Charter.
MFEE states opposition to Montclair Charter! “For 25 years, the Montclair Fund for Educational Excellence (MFEE) has leveraged resources and support for the Montclair Public Schools. MFEE was forged with an understanding that in the challenging landscape of public school financing, our district cannot rely solely on state funding and tax dollars to provide an exceptional academic experience to […]
Support St. James Church Coat Drive Drop Off from Nov. 7 - Dec. 7 and receive 10% from either Le Willow Boutique or LeSalbuen Cafe Market.
Support the St. James Church Coat Drive with your generosity! Interested in act of kindness? Support the St. James Church Coat Drive beginning November 7 to December 7, 2015. Rather than throwing those coats that no longer fit or aren’t to your liking anymore, give it someone who could appreciate it! So take the time to […]
Celebrate with the Synchronettes for the fall event on October 22 from 6:30-9:30PM at the Turtle back Zoo's Carousel Plaza.
Celebrate fall and support a great cause with the Synchronettes. The Synchronettes skating team is hosting “Spiral into Autumn with the Synchroettes,” on Friday, October 23 at the Turtle Back Zoo. The event will feature music, prizes, carousel rides, and a barbecue buffet. The Synchronettes invite partygoers to bring teammates, families, and friends to celebrate […]
Nitro Express is an exciting, fast-paced thrill-ride even better than the first. I couldn’t read fast enough, and was racing through the pages to reach the conclusion, which blew me away. Fans of action, suspense, speed, and big guns will not want to miss this.
Nitro Express blows you away. In his second novel, award-winning screenwriter and author Robert Blake Whitehill has mercilessly yanked the hero, Ben Blackshaw, out of his comfort zone of Smith Island in the lower Chesapeake Bay, and tossed him into the concrete canyons of New York City. If this fish were not already out of his […]
"Deadrise is a first rate thriller, so engaging that I could not put the book down. I highly recommend this to all fans of the genre." ̶ Bill Jarblum, Feature Film Producer
Robert Blake Whitehill takes Espionage to a Unique Level in Political Thriller As a Maryland native, Robert Blake Whitehill grew up sailing the Chesapeake Bay and one of her most beautiful tributaries, the Chester River. As far as Maryland’s Eastern Shore goes, he is a From-Here, not a Come-Here. His intimate knowledge of the Chesapeake […]