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Second MSU Bomb Threat in One Day

A second bomb threat -- this time on Freeman Hall, a dorm -- disrupted the routine of Montclair State students today. The dorm has been searched and reopened, but students enjoying "premium dinner night"...

Three Books to a Better You

It's coming up on Mother's Day, and Baristaville has three local authors pushing new books to help mothers, and women in general, improve their life game. From Julia Roberts, there's "Motherhood to Otherhood,"...

Remembering the Six Million

Today is Yom HaShoa, the annual memorial for the six million Jews who died in the Holocaust. The Montclair Clergy Association Community holds its annual Yom HaShoa Observance tonight (April 30) at B'nai ...

Bomb Threat At MSU

UPDATE: The student center has just reopened. 2:34 pm. We're receiving tips on a evacuation at MSU as a result of a bomb threat. Students received this email alert... "MSU: There is a bomb threat at...

Explore Montclair, With Us and the Star Ledger

Baristanet is again making news in the media world. This time, it's our partnership with the Star Ledger (yes, the Star Ledger!) to create a print guide to Montclair. Last week, Baristanet founder Debbie...

She’s Back!

The infamous Wet girl, whose presence on a Bloomfield billboard beckoning "gentlemen" to a go-go joint in Belleville inspired vandalism, is back. The torn billboard has been taped back up, but one slit remains,...

Thrive, Partnership or Unity? See Them All Tonight!

All the different Montclair slates got you dizzy? Don't know the difference between Unity and Partnership Montclair? Tonight's your night to hear the three mayoral candidates and their running mates debate. The League of...

Montclair’s New Parking Problem?

The thorny politics of parking in Montclair just got more prickly...Montclair Police Department's new procedures for overnight parking approval appeared on the township's website this week. No more spontaneous sleep-overs for Montclairians and their...

How Do I Love Thee, Webmaster?

Did you know there’s a day for honoring newspaper carriers? It's September 4. There's also Cartoonists' Day (May 3), Doctors' Day (March 30) AND Hairstylists' Appreciation Day (April 30). So why shouldn't there be...

Baristaville Parents, Get On The Ball!

If you're a parent living in today's over-programmed, competitive culture of kids' sports, you've probably wondered -- is it all too much? How much should we push our kids to perform? How...

Argh! Spam Attack!

If you had trouble logging onto Baristanet this morning, you weren't alone. Our site was intermittently inaccessible due to SYN flood. The partial outage went from about 7:40 am to 8:10 am, when our...

Wanted For Animal Cruelty

We usually receive mug shot renderings of murderers and rapists, but the picture at left is a first for the state of New Jersey. Sent to Baristanet by Paterson's Chief Animal Control Officer...

Stumbling Through the Forest

For a couple of years now, our all-time favorite web-surfing tool has been stumbleupon.com. Whatever your interests on the web, stumblers can help expand your "Favorites" list. Every day millions of StumbleUpon users discover great...

Montclair Man Blows Attempted Dope Heist

File under "What Was He Thinking?" 20-year-old Lawrence D. Murphy from Montclair took desperate measures to score some weed last weekend in State College, PA, resulting in a beating and his arrest. According to the...

Clever Commute