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MontClairVoyant: Omicron Is an Omelet of Ominousness and Omnipresence

DEAR MONTCLAIRVOYANT, Your latest thoughts on COVID in Montclair? Sincerely, Peter Pandemic I'm glad our schools didn't go all-remote, but I do have mixed feelings about the Temporary Hybrid Arrangement Thingy. That's THAT. DEAR MONTCLAIRVOYANT, Why...

No More McDonald’s on Brookdale South GSP; Chick-fil-A and Starbucks Coming

Say goodbye to Grimace, Mayor McCheese and Ronald. The McDonald's restaurant -- along with that nostalgic drive thru and retro McDonald's characters at Brookdale South -- has closed. When we told our college-age daughter...

Mountainside Meals Effort To Help Feed Healthcare Heroes Returns

Due to the Omicron surge and rising COVID-19 cases, an effort to support healthcare workers has returned, with a reopening of the GoFundMe in support of the team at Mountainside Hospital. Mountainside Meals organizers...

Baristanet Profile: Samad Savage

Name: My name is Samad Savage, but my friends and local Montclarians call me Samad or Mâd. Where do you live? Montclair, the town that produced me. When did you move there? 1996, When I was born. Where did...

Opinion and Blogs Editor at The Times of Israel To Speak Saturday at Bnai...

Montclair native Miriam Herschlag is the opinion and blogs editor at The Times of Israel in Jerusalem where she oversees the largest and most diverse platform of first-person content in Jewish publishing. Herchlag...

Snow Coming: Montclair Declares State of Emergency Effective at Midnight

Notice from Montclair's Office of Emergency Management: The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for our area which will be in effect from midnight tonight until noon tomorrow. Total anticipated snow accumulation...

MontClairVoyant: Hybrid Has Motored Back to Montclair

DEAR MONTCLAIRVOYANT, What do you think of our school district's hybrid compromise as the Omicron variant distressingly roars through Montclair and elsewhere? Sincerely, Both Sides Now Odd to teach some students as they sit in...

More Montclair Businesses Struggling to Stay Open with Staffing Due To COVID

Montclair, NJ - Montclair area businesses have been struggling with COVID since March 2020. Early on they had to pause and then pivot. This year, as a result of the Omicron surge, many have...

Montclair Township Animal Control Seeking Info On Dog Left at Nishuane Park

It sounds unthinkable that someone would leave a dog out in the freezing cold, but Montclair Township Animal Control is seeking information about a small tan dog found at Nishuane Park Monday. Here is...
Montclair Skate Park

A Permanent Montclair Skate Park Slides Slightly Closer to Reality

Remember when Montclair's township council passed a resolution for a permanent Montclair skate park back in July. Then, Skate Essex, a non-profit established to help local communities create safe skateboarding spaces and programs for...