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Remembering Tommy Leone

Thomas Leone, 56, of Sag Harbor, met with an untimely death while on his fishing boat. He had been missing since May 14. A long-time resident of Montclair, and graduate of Verona High School, several...

MSU, Can You Dig It?

It's no Indiana Jones adventure, but the allure of local history has got budding archaeologists digging around Montclair State University's Bond House. Last week, crews of students started surveying the lawns, digging exploratory...

DeCamp Deterring Terror

No, this isn't about a new customer relations program or keeping angry customers off the bus...You never know when a DeCamp bus may become the vehicle for terrorist activity, and "it's better to be...

Lock ‘Em and Hide ‘Em

Hey buddy, that's not one-way glass on your windshield. If you've got a portable GPS unit in your car, locking it up is not enough. Both Montclair and Bloomfield police departments have issued warnings...

Bomb Scare In Montclair

Last night around 7:45 pm, Montclair's bomb squad descended on the corner of Valley Road and Bloomfield Avenue. No blow-ups, though. Locals watched the dinner show - sans sound effects - from front...

Outback Dining

Patio umbrellas are opening up around Baristaville like springtime blossoms. The Baristas recently packed in a power lunch at a new al fresco dining spot. Find out where, on Food.

Gencarelli’s Little Hideaway

You'll have to walk past the kitchen, and out the back door to find Bloomfield Avenue's latest dining oasis at Gencarelli's Cucina. The Baristas recently inaugurated the secluded patio, bedecked with spring flowers,...

SATC or DITS?

Yes, we know it's not Sex and The Shore, but we're sure somewhere in Baristaville, ladies are making plans to see Sex and The City tonight en masse. In fact, I was invited to...

Crane Collapses On Manhattan Apartment Building

Moments ago, a crane came crashing down on an upper east side apartment building causing huge damage. The scene is described as if a bomb went off. It's another tragedy for NYC, as two...

Oh, What A Beautiful Morning!

Warm, sunny, low humdity and not a rain cloud in site -- it's a perfect spring day masquerading as summer. Commuters making their way to the station had an extra lift in their steps....

Put Your Old Bike To Good Use

Two opportunities to clean out the garage and recycle old bikes this weekend. In Montclair, the Watchung Community Corner is collecting gently used bikes, tricycles and helmets for Family Day Nursery and "We're Going Places,"...

The Ultimate Big Kid Toy

Loved trains as a kid? Always wanted to run your own train station? Got $150,000? NJ Transit is selling the Benson Street station in Glen Ridge. The minimum bid is $150,000, but the station...

SoBlo or SoMo?

Move over, Soho and Nolita -- you've got company. A decade ago, the streets below the Brooklyn Bridge were christened DUMBO by hipsters seeking to build a sense of community (and, well, to jack...

The Sandwich Theory

Does the dividing line between North and South Jersey really hinge on whether one says hoagie or sub? This man wants to find out and promises to answer all in New Jersey, The Movie....

Clever Commute