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MontClairVoyant: After Awful School Layoffs, You Could Hear a Spin Drop

DEAR MONTCLAIRVOYANT, Eighty-three school staffers -- including teachers and paraprofessionals -- have reportedly received "non-renewal" letters as our district tries to close a possible 2022-23 budget gap. Comment? Sincerely, Dismayed in May First of all,...

Montclair Crime: Shoplifting of Witchcraft Journal, Motor Vehicle Theft

The week in Montclair crime from Lieutenant Terence Turner, Montclair Police Department: Theft May 13, 2022 (Glenridge Avenue): An employee of ‘White Rabbit Black Heart’ reported a shoplifting at his store. An unknown person entered the...

Montclair Public Library To Show ‘Ukrainian Roots: Art by the Diaspora’

MONTCLAIR, NJ — Four Ukrainian artists-activists living in the US will feature their work at the Montclair Public Library Art Gallery (50 South Fullerton, Montclair) from June 1-30. (See accompanying poster.) The show...

Watchung Booksellers Welcomes Debut Author Naheed Phiroze Patel

MONTCLAIR, NJ -- Watchung Bookseller welcomes debut author Naheed Phiroze Patel to present her novel “Mirror Made of Rain.” She’ll be in conversation with Raluca Albu, online literature Editor at BOMB magazine on Thursday,...

Essex County Announces New LGBTQ Affairs Office

Essex County, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced the creation of the Essex County Office of LGBTQ Affairs and introduced Reginald Bledsoe from Newark as its first Director on Friday,...

Baristanet Profile: Amanda O’Brien Milleisen

Name: Amanda O'Brien Milleisen Where do you live? I live Montclair, right by Edgemont Park, with my husband of 16 years, our 14-year-old twins, 9-year-old son, 1 1/2-year-old standard poodle, and 9-year-old selectively loving cat. When did...

Look What’s Coming to Montclair’s Seymour Street Redevelopment

Montclair, NJ - You've probably already seen the giant posters in the Bloomfield Avenue windows of the Seymour Street development announcing that a Madison Reed Color Bar is coming to Montclair. Here's what else...

Attorney General Office Investigating Two Deaths in Glen Ridge Following Attempted Police Stop

Glen Ridge, N.J. – The Attorney General’s Office is investigating the death of a driver and a passenger of a motor vehicle who were fatally injured in a motor vehicle accident on Wednesday,...

Montclair To Have ‘Monstrous’ Movie Opening Friday

Yes, it's true. Christina Ricci used to live in Montclair. Now her latest film "Monstrous" is opening in her old neighborhood at The Clairidge with another Montclair connection. Local songwriter and producer Jeremy Pholwattana produced a...

MontClairVoyant: Events in May and June Might Make You Swoon

DEAR MONTCLAIRVOYANT, There's so much to do in Montclair during the spring. Where to start? Sincerely, May B. June Spring started this year on March 20 -- the date in 1916 when Albert...