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Treasure Hunts

Is anyone out there having an Independence Day garage sale? If you are liberating yourself from your junk, and have it out for sale, list it here. And if anyone...

I’ll Take That Chili To Go

Here's another bizarre incident from the files of the Montclair Police Department: Last week, a woman named Mrs. Malarkey told police she was angry to find the permit only section of the South Fullerton...

Thrill Seekers

Friday, June 30 SYMPHONY &FIREWORKS IN THE PARK: Want to start holiday weekend started with a big bang? Get your blankets, beverages, and buddies to Brookdale Park tonight for a free concert by...

Lights, Camera, Pizza?

While Bloomfield wants to be the next Sundance, Montclair currently has bragging rights as the suburb of choice for Madison Avenue. All those lighting trucks, dressing rooms and film crews several readers spotted yesterday...

Look Out Sundance, Now There’s Bloomfield

Mayor Ray McCarthy announced yesterday an initiative to recast Bloomfield as "the Sundance of the East, the movie - friendly capital." The plan is to cut permit fees, and get local contractors,...

Good Riddance Ret

RET RET RET RET RET...for two weeks it was ALL OVER the Bloomfield train station, defacing the trompe l'oeuil windows and doors, walls and railings by the passenger platforms. On Monday morning, a...

No Yada Yada At Montclair’s Budget Hearing

Well, of course Phil Read was there...but council members were shocked that in a town whose residents have a penchant for outspoken debate, no one else showed up at Tuesday's municipal budget hearing. Council...

Only Twelve Years ‘Til College

We hear that the Montclair Board of Ed has mailed out "The Kindergarten Letters." It's official angst time - parents of five year olds can start fretting about how their kid's kindergarten...

Goodbyes Suck

When they first came to Montclair, we were excited. Now, a little more than half a year later and not enough customers, Marc & Eric have decided to pack it up, put the...

Madam XXX Has Montclair Connection

Upper Montclair resident, Robert Voccola, 68, was named yesterday by recently arrested New York City Madam, Andreia Schwarz. The Brazilian bombshell, who lists her occupation as "investor", claims Voccola invested a lot...

You Can Run But You Can’t Drive

We know no one wants to relive the traffic hell that assaulted unsuspecting drivers in Upper Montclair during Giro NJ. So Glen Ridgers, AND BLOOMFIELDERS, we're giving you a heads up: be prepared...

Out Of The Ballpark Price For Field Renovation

Tipster Jim Langell is really p.o'd about the hefty $850,00 being spent to renovate Woodman Field. To him, it's an issue of the Board of Ed's misaligned priorities: High school science...

We are Never Shocked

Barista, On Wednesday June 28, 2006 at 9:45 PM there was a power outage at and around the Wachung Plaza in Montclair. The outage was on Park St. from Watchung Ave to Bellevue Ave....

As Long As It’s Not Olive

You're invited to join a 'National Day of Action for an Oil-Free Congress" -- a demonstration to urge leaders to promote alternative sources of energy and break dependence on foreign oil, tonight from...

Clever Commute