Seeing Double

Sunday, Oct 31, 2004 11:18pm  |  COMMENTS (1)

Chatelain_twins Lisa M. Gomberg, mother of the twins pictured left, wants other Montclair parents of multiples to know that there’s a Yahoo group just for them: The group boasts 38 sets of multiples.

Here’s a Tree That Died in Vain

Sunday, Oct 31, 2004 9:12am  |  COMMENTS (1)

Just dropped off at our house: a brochure for the Civic Conference Committee’s candidates for Glen Ridge Borough Council, Elizabeth Brewster and Linda Seyffarth.
The two women are running unopposed.

The Election’s Tuesday…MAKE UP YOUR MINDS ALREADY!!!!

Sunday, Oct 31, 2004 7:02am  |  COMMENTS (1)

A poll only for the undecided:


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It’s Later Earlier Than You Think

Sunday, Oct 31, 2004 12:58am  |  COMMENTS (4)

Clocks_2Time to set your clocks back. All 351 of them… The stove, the VCR, the fax machine, the microwave, the coffee maker, your alarm clock, the kids’ alarm clocks, the one in the bathroom, the other one in the bathroom…

For Some of Us, the Smiling Tooth is Scary Enough

Sunday, Oct 31, 2004 12:01am


Spiders, ghouls, zombies and rats, all on display at the home/office of general dentist Wayne S. Gangi, just over the Baristaville border on Grove St. in Clifton.

The Political Yard Sign Arms Race

Saturday, Oct 30, 2004 5:34pm  |  COMMENTS (5)

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It starts so simply. A Kerry sign on one yard, a Bush sign next door or across the street. A Kerry sign is added, then a Bush sign. And on and on and on. Such a war had been happening on Hillside Ave. in Glen Ridge, according to lots of observers in that neck of the woods, but when we went by today, all the Bush-Cheney signs were gone. Stolen? Possibly. Was the Bush-supporting household convinced by their Kerry-supporting neighbor? Maybe. Or perhaps the signs were just getting in the way of the gardeners. (No one answered the door when we rang the bell.)

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A Special for Book Lovers

Saturday, Oct 30, 2004 8:00am

√¢‚Ǩ≈ìThe Hooker and the Nun√¢‚Ǩ¬ù, √¢‚Ǩ≈ìKill 2 Birds & Get Stoned√¢‚Ǩ¬ù, √¢‚Ǩ≈ìThe Joy of Sex√¢‚Ǩ¬ù, √¢‚Ǩ≈ìThe DaVinci Code√¢‚Ǩ¬ù and √¢‚Ǩ≈ìThe Secret Life of Bees√¢‚Ǩ¬ù are a few of the titles you’ll be able to find at the Unitarian Church of Montclair book sale today from 9 to 4.
Book lovers who arrive between 9 and 10 pay a $5 early-bird fee. After that, admission is free. Hardcover books are $2, softcovers 50 cents to $1. Books go to half price from 1 to 3, and from 3 to 4, they’re a dollar for a whole bag!
The church is located at 67 Church St., Montclair.

About the Size of Footballs; So Don’t Throw Them

Friday, Oct 29, 2004 10:31pm

Congratulations to New York Giants defensive end Michael Strahan, of Montclair, and his wife Jean, who gave birth to twin girls, Isabella and Sophia, yesterday.

Independent Press Endorses Tamborini

Friday, Oct 29, 2004 1:59pm  |  COMMENTS (1)

The Independent Press of Bloomfield yesterday endorsed Republican challenger Ray Tamborini for mayor.

Inn Demo Blocked Til December

Friday, Oct 29, 2004 10:04am  |  COMMENTS (20)

A group calling itself the Marlboro Inn Preservation Association (MIPA) has received a temporary restraining order blocking developer Steven D. Plofker from demolishing the Marlboro Inn — at least until a Dec. 3 court hearing.
Plofker told Baristanet about the restraining order.
The lawsuit, which names the Montclair town council, Marlboro Park Partners and Plofker, was filed on Wednesday, the day after Plofker filed the paperwork to get his demolition permit. Essex County Judge Sebastian Lombardi signed the restraining order on Wednesday.

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I'm struck by how much attention is being paid to the details of a parking lot, as opposed to the attention paid to the future impact of the monstrous projects being planned.

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