The Noble East: Fine Dining Chinese Restaurant To Open in Montclair

BY  |  Thursday, Feb 11, 2016 12:30pm  |  COMMENTS (2)

The Noble EastDavid Hsiung, whose family has owned and operated restaurants since the 1970’s in Chinatown, NYC and currently owns Hunan Taste in Denville, will open up a fine dining Chinese restaurant in Montclair this March.

The Noble East will be located at 4 Alvin place in Upper Montclair.

Hsiung, who has lived in Montclair for 2 1/2 years, tells Baristanet that he intends to open an establishment that not only delivers fine Chinese food, but also allows the guest to have a beautiful and ornate dining experience.

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Winter Rabies Clinics For Montclair and Cedar Grove

BY  |  Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016 11:00am  |  COMMENTS (0)

Rabies Clinics

According to the American Humane Society, it’s important to keep your pet’s rabies vaccine up to date. Puppies and kittens should receive their first rabies vaccination at 12 weeks of age. Pets must be vaccinated again in one year, and then a three-year rabies vaccine is generally administered during the rest of your pet’s life.

The Montclair Health Department has scheduled winter 2016 rabies clinics for the dates below:

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Montclair Crime: Theft, Phone Scam, and Several Arrests

BY  |  Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016 10:00am  |  COMMENTS (0)

Montclair Crime: String Of Burglaries, One Seen by Homeowner on Remote SurveillanceThe week in Montclair Crime from D/Lt. David O’Dowd, Montclair Police Department:


02-02-2016 (Montclair Police Department) Dawn Ashe, 46yoa from Montclair, was arrested for Possession of Controlled Dangerous Substance (CDS).  Ms. Ashe was released on her own recognizance.

02-02-2016 (Maple Ave) The following Montclair residents were arrested for possession of (CDS): Nadir Ayers 28 yoa; Gerod Davis 23 yoa; Isaiah Boatwright 26 yoa; Iyonna Boatwright 24 yoa.  A $2,500/10% bail was placed on Mr. Davis, while the other arrestees were released on their own recognizance.

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Opera Theatre of Montclair Presents The Abduction From The Seraglio

BY  |  Tuesday, Feb 09, 2016 2:00pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

The Abduction From The Seraglio

Opera Theatre of Montclair will present full-length, fully-staged and costumed performances with an orchestra of Mozart’s comedic The Abduction From The Seraglio (“Die Entführung aus dem Serail”) beginning this Friday, February 12 through Sunday, February 14.

The Abduction From The Seraglio will be sung in the original German with English subtitles and dialogue and be conducted by German maestro Markus Grae-Hauck, a local favorite as well as an international conductor.

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Montclair Planning Board Considers Lorraine Ave Building, Glenridge Ave Master Plan Guidelines

BY  |  Tuesday, Feb 09, 2016 8:00am  |  COMMENTS (15)

A rendering of the proposed mixed-use building ion Loraine Avenue, just west of Valley Road.

A rendering of the proposed mixed-use building ion Loraine Avenue, just west of Valley Road.

After a few scheduling delays, the Montclair Planning Board finally got the hearings underway for Caldwell developer Michael Pavel’s proposed mixed-use building on Lorraine Avenue on the site of the old Warner Communications building at its February 8 meeting.  But the first hearing itself was delayed by ten minutes, as residents wishing to comment on the proposed air-ventilation system for the Park Street YMCA wished to speak.

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Shop Local: Valentines For Your Four-Legged Friend

BY  |  Monday, Feb 08, 2016 1:00pm  |  COMMENTS (1)


dog valentines

Valentine’s Day is this Sunday, February 14. Show your pup some love with a box of these adorable K9 Valentine Cookies from Montclair Feed & Pet Supply (204 Bellevue Avenue, Montclair). All cookies are wheat, soy. and corn free.




Montclair Pedestrian Safety Committee Report for 2015 Shows Crashes Down 16%

BY  |  Monday, Feb 08, 2016 9:00am  |  COMMENTS (1)

drive with careAccording to the latest report by the Montclair Pedestrian Safety Committee, pedestrian crashes in 2015 were down 16 percent. The number of pedestrians hit is still high though — 36 were hit and injured by a vehicle in 2015.

The Pedestrian Safety Committee was formed in 2013 to call attention to the increasing number of pedestrian and bicyclist accidents involving motor vehicles and to develop strategies to reduce those numbers. The committee comprises representatives from the Montclair Safe Routes to School and Health and Wellness Partnership, Montclair Township Police and Engineering Departments, Partners for Health Foundation, Bike&Walk Montclair, Essex County Community Traffic Safety Program and individuals from the community at-large.

Below is the Committee’s full report, shared by member Alex Kent, who is also a coordinator at Drive with Care in Montclair and a community liaison for Montclair Health and Wellness Partnership:

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Police Chase Ends at Montclair Y on Park Street on Sunday

BY  |  Monday, Feb 08, 2016 8:13am  |  COMMENTS (0)

Police Say Upper Montclair Man Threatened Group With Machete on ThanksgivingEarly Sunday afternoon, residents were concerned with large police presence of NJ State troopers and MPD on Park Street in Montclair. It was a police chase that started in Netcong, NJ and ended at the Montclair YMCA. Jo Ann Short, President/CEO of the YMCA of Montclair, sent out the following message to members:

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Montclair State University Earns Carnegie Designation For Doctoral Research

BY  |  Friday, Feb 05, 2016 1:30pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

Merrill Brown Named as the Inaugural Director For School of Communication and Media at Montclair State UniversityThe national Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, which is the widely recognized classification of U.S. institutions of higher education, has, for the first time, recognized Montclair State University as a Research Doctoral University.

Montclair State University was previously recognized as a Master’s 1 University (Larger Programs), but in the new classification, it was elevated to the Doctoral classification.

Doctoral universities are ranked at three levels: Research 1, which have the highest research activity; Research 2, which have higher research activity; and Research 3, which have moderate research activity. Among the public universities in New Jersey, only Rutgers-New Brunswick is a Research 1 university; NJIT and Rutgers-Newark are Research 2 universities; and only Montclair State University is a Research 3 university.

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Montclair PD Promotes Nine Officers to Higher Ranks

BY  |  Friday, Feb 05, 2016 12:00pm  |  COMMENTS (3)

Montclair PD

Picured — Bottom L-R: Sgt. Dean Berardi, Capt. Tracy Frazzano, Capt. Emil Dul, Capt. Stephen Graybush, Sgt. Terence Turner Top L-R: Lt. Stephanie Egnezzo, Lt. William Kagan, Lt. Thomas Flynn, Sgt. Christopher Locklear

Nine Montclair Police officers were promoted to higher ranks yesterday during a swearing in ceremony conducted by Municipal Clerk Linda Wanat in township Council Chambers:

Acting Captain Tracy Frazzano and Lieutenants Stephen J. Graybush and and Emil Dul were promoted to the rank of captain.

Acting Lieutenant Thomas D. Flynn and Seargeants Stephanie I. Egnezzo and William M. Kagan were promoted to the rank of lieutenant.

Acting Sergeant Christopher Locklear, Offier Dean M. Berardi and Detective Terence S. Turner were promoted to the rank of sergeant.

Watch the swearing-in ceremony on TV34



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This is such a great story. Really a great example of "community". Kudos to Andrew and Beth for getting this going. It takes courage, commitment, and love!

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