Monday, October 21, 2013

Book Drive A Success!

AFT Local 1904's members donated over 200 children's books to Irvington Public Schools. Many thanks to Paul Martinez for coordinating this effort. 

Pictured here with our donation are Patricia Dowd, Director of Special Services for Irvington Public Schools, and Dr. Colleen Martinez, who works as a therapist in the district. 

Saturday, October 12, 2013

Homecoming 2013

AFT Local 1904 was there to greet the alumni/ae, students and their families, and other visitors at Montclair State University's 2013 Homecoming. Members of the Local handed out over 700 bottles of water, as well as AFT logo keychains, rain ponchos, stickers, pencils and the ever popular anti-bullying wristbands. Rocky even stopped by to say hello. 

Many thanks to our dedicated volunteers: Mei Ling Chow, Louise Davies, Michael Heller, Jennifer Higgins, Deb Solomine, Bill Sullivan, Neeraj Vedwan, and Rich Wolfson. The Local would also like to thank our student intern, Alan Akins, for doing all the heavy lifting. 

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Second Gubernatorial Debate on October 15, 2013

Montclair State University will host New Jersey’s second gubernatorial debate of the 2013 election season at the Alexander Kasser Theater on Tuesday, October 15, 2013, from 8:00 – 9:30 p.m. The debate between Governor Chris Christie and State Senator Barbara Buono will be broadcast statewide on NJTV, New Jersey’s public television network. The debate will be livestreamed on the websites of Montclair State University, NJTV, C-Span, WBGO 88.3FM, WKXW 101.5FM,  WNYC and WHYY/ Check local listings on NJTV’s website at Where to Watch.

To enter the lottery for a seat at the debate in the Kasser Theater, fill out this form by the end of the day on October 10th.