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Have You Heard?

It was the week of waiting for a lot of seniors -- waiting for those college acceptance letters. If you've got some good news share it here, commisserate if you've got a wait-listed kid...

Fashionista Alert

Thread, a new Baristaville fashion stop, quietly opened its doors last Thursday. We had a peek inside the white washed shabby chic boutique, to check out the cool-colored must-have threads. It all shouts SUMMER! ...

From The Closet To The Bookshelf

Former New Jersey Governor James Mc Greevey gave us his “I am a gay American" speech in August 2004, but apparently that, and the ensuing media frenzy, wasn’t enough. The Ex-gov, compelled to share...

Thrill Seekers

Friday, March 31 Annual College Club of Montclair Used Book Sale “If you have never been to this annual used book sale – you have been missing a great event” says Adriana O’Toole. It’s...

Big Doings In Real Estate

It's the stuff of real estate fantasies. Over in Glen Ridge, check out the big ticket sale of this grand Ridgewood Avenue manse that came complete with the ultimate in sweetheart deals. Read it...

Campus Fire Safety: Now You’ll Know

It’s a bizarre coincidence, that yesterday’s fire at the Montclair State University student dorm occurred the same day legislation was passed requiring colleges and universities to provide prospective and current students with fire...

The Rich Get Richer

Here's the fantasy. You're sitting around one day and somebody just offers you an insane amount of money for your house. Let's think big. A million dollars. No bigger. Two million. Shucks, it's...

Montclair State Dorm Evacuated

From our favorite cyberarian Arnie, we learn that 7Online was circling Baristaville today reporting on an early morning fire in Bohn Hall, a high-rise dormitory, that lead to an evacuation at Montclair State...

Another Tear Down In Bloomfield

On April 6, Bloomfield's zoning board will hear a developer’s plan to tear down the small two-story office building at 1246 Broad Street – next to Brookdale School and Provident Bank – and replace...

Last Laugh For Comic Cop

Club Soda Kenny is off the force.  Sgt. John Feder, the former West Orange cop -- who jokes about taboo topics in a raunchy comedy routine -- has retired with full pension, payment for...

Residents Score A Home Run For Woodman Trees

It√¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢s official√¢‚Ǩ¬¶a vote by the Board of School Estimate Tuesday night squashed the million dollar basball park renovation at Montclair√¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢s Woodman Field.  More than 30 trees, some dating to the 1850√¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢s, were saved in...

Jill Carroll Safe At Last

Now, we have to believe that miracles can happen.  Jill Carroll, the journalist abducted and held by unknown gunmen for 82 days, was released this morning in Baghdad. Jill was delivered unharmed to...

Arrest in Glen Ridge Murder Case

The Verona man who was a suspect in the December murder of Joan Galligan (left) was arrested today in Florida. The suspect, Herbert Maisenbacher, 57, is being held in Florida, pending extradiction to...

Enjoy it While it Lasts

Ace photographer Scot Surbeck, who took this picture of a raccoon skull yesterday in Montclair, wants to remind everybody that life is fleeting. Go smell the crocuses before they smell you.

Clever Commute