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Fuming at Bloomfield High School

For the past month or so, fumes from construction at Bloomfield High School have seeped into classrooms on the north side of the building, causing some classes to have to relocate to the auditorium,...

Vietnamese Is In The House

Montclair's got a new restaurant and it's not Italian. Little Saigon, A Taste of Vietnam, adds some decidedly exotic Asian flavor to the culinary landscape in Baristaville (and we're not talking beef with...

Send a Salami Phone Card to Your Boy in the Army

This arrived in the e-mail box tonight:SUPPORT OUR TROOPS Help them Phone Home For the entire week of Monday December 27 through Friday, January 7th., the Glen Ridge Republican Club, in conjunction with the Bloomfield Chapter...

Saigon’s Return

Fans of the original Little Saigon on Franklin Avenue in Nutley, who mourned the restaurant's passing due to a fire, have been waiting, chopsticks poised, for its reopening in Montclair. Tucked away at...

Snow Alert

Does Temple Ner Tamid have a special line to the big guy upstairs? Well, if you think they do, you might want to plan your evening commute (and other activities) accordingly. The 6-8:30 pm...

Mood, Motion and Energy

Figurative Works: The Energetic Connection, featuring the work of Montclair artist Fern Bass, opened this week at the Montclair Public Library. If you want to go by and score some finger food (like you...

Buried Secrets of the Glen Ridge Taxpayer’s Office

Sounds a little like "Raiders of the Lost Ark" or at least Nancy Drew. Phil Read writes in today's Star-Ledger that Glen Ridge manager Michael Zichelli was digging around the recesses of borough hall...

Here She Goes

 Here goes the first part of the Marlboro Inn, tumbling down. From the camera of Liz George, about 9:30 am. Unlike the demo of the Hahne's building on November 19, which proceeded with pomp and...

Demo Started

The scarecrow sees all. The Marlboro Inn is coming down. Liz George is at the scene and will send us pictures shortly.

Powerless

Called in from the train to New York: a big chunk of Glen Ridge is without power this morning. The area extends from Ridgewood Ave. School to the Benson Street station. A resident said the...

Some People Can’t Resist a Rhyme

Conservatives may be an endangered species in Montclair, but Jerry Mosier, apparently, survived another year. Raymmmondo, who attended the birthday soiree, snapped a picture of Mosier (left) opening his biggest present. And then, we...

Demo Looks Close

Residents of the Marlboro Inn neighborhood spotted some large construction equipment on the property today, possibly signalling the beginning of demolition. Developer Steven Plofker, who plans to build 10 houses on the property, declined...

PSE & $#@&!(*@(*!

It was a dark and misty night. Electricity was in the air. And in the street. And everywhere.... Ok, ladies and gentlemen, PSE & G now has an official explanation for one of yesterday's live-wire...

First Fight Montclair

A private New Year's party on South Fullerton Avenue resulted in both a brawl and a stabbing. Police, responding to the Masonic Temple at 2 a.m. Saturday, found a Montclair man who was jumped...

Clever Commute