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MontClairVoyant: When a Judge Won’t Budge, Democracy Holds a Grudge

DEAR MONTCLAIRVOYANT, Is it accurate to say a Superior Court judge ruled September 11 against counting wrongly-rejected ballots from Montclair's all-mail spring election? Sincerely, Richard Right Accurate except for the word "Superior," because there was nothing "Superior" about...

A Violinist, An Emoji and A Lawsuit: Former Shanghai Quartet Member Sues Montclair State...

Yi-Wen Jiang was a longtime member of the renowned Shanghai Quartet, known worldwide for melding traditional Chinese folk music, masterpieces of Western musical literature and cutting-edge contemporary works. Now Jiang is suing his former...

MC Residences Approved: Orange Road Gets 40 Units; Montclair Gets $150K For Affordable Housing

The plan for MC Residences, a development on the site of Ferrara’s Auto Body, between Valley & Bloom and the MC Hotel, first came to Montclair Development Review Committee back in October 2018. The...

Bloomfield COVID-19 Testing to Take Place Saturday’s Beginning September 19

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- Mayor Venezia and the Township Council have announced additional Bloomfield COVID-19 testing dates for residents. Testing will take place on Saturday’s beginning September 19 and will occur in the municipal parking...

Remembering Deborah ‘Diz’ Friedman, 1969-2020

Her sun rose in Manhattan, New York, on January 9, 1969. Deborah "Diz" Friedman was born to parents Robert Friedman and the late Gretchen Ferguson Friedman. Growing up in Montclair, New Jersey,...

Lamp For Haiti Virtual Gala to Feature Montclair High School’s Passing Notes

When Cheryl Marshall-Petricoff, Director of Development for Lamp for Haiti, the community based medical clinic in Cite Soleil, one of the poorest neighborhoods in Haiti, was planning its fundraiser for September 24, she...

Want to Avoid The Crowded Car? Try NJ Transit New ‘How Full Is Your...

NEWARK, NJ – NJ TRANSIT is launching new features on its mobile app Monday in a pilot program that allows rail and bus customers to see how full their ride is before they...

Authors Share Insights Into 2020 Election, Future of Politics at Montclair Literary Festival

Donald Trump’s fear mongering is gaining traction with voters in key states, disliking the president doesn’t mean a person will vote for Joe Biden and voters could care less about policy issues. These are...

Montclair Fire Dept. Promotes 3, Including First Female Officer

Montclair, NJ – A swearing-in ceremony was held last week to promote three members of the Montclair Fire Department (MFD), including the first woman to become an MFD officer. Robert Pizzuti was promoted to Battalion...

Judge Dismisses Case Asking For Count of Rejected Ballots in Montclair Municipal Election

A judge dismissed a lawsuit brought by a group of Montclair residents, including Dr. Renee Baskerville, asking for a count of rejected votes in Montclair's May 12 municipal election by mail. Baskerville, who ran...