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Vote For My Boy Robert

Robert Russo's double dip event included the aforementioned ice cream -- and a serenade from his mom. Video here at PolitickerNJ. Meanwhile, members of Montclair's council-elect -- Jerry Fried, Nick Lewis, Kathryn Weller, Roger Terry,...

Need A Blood-Soaked Suit?

...Or maybe a bullet-riddled souvenir?... Just when we thought all the fanatic Sopranos-frenzy had died down, it seems the fever is still raging, according to Christie's auction house, who are auctioning the clothes off...

NEA Gives Montclair Big Wet Kiss

Good news for art-loving Montclair. Through its American Masterpieces initiative, The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) is awarding $220,000 in federal funds to Montclair State University and the Montclair Art Museum. The breakdown: * $70,000...

Montclair Dads Make Music Work For Peace

The inaugural concert of Music Works For Peace (MWP) rocks this Saturday, May 31, at 7:30 pm at Montclair's Union Congregational Church. The benefit concert raises funds for MWP, an educational not-for-profit, while they...

Gaslight Fire In The Glen (Ridge)

Residents of Woodland Avenue in Glen Ridge gathered round in excitement when one of the town's famed historic gas lamps caught on fire Saturday afternoon. PSE&G came and turned off the gas and said...

GR Principal Goes Supersonic

As a kid, Glen Ridge High School Principal Ken Rota always enjoyed watching the Blue Angels, the military team of show pilots, demonstrate their aerobatic talents from the ground. Last Thursday, Rota got to...

Little Station Needs A Fix

Three years after the fire, and nearly a year since the NJ Transit selected a Little Falls developer for reconstruction of the Upper Mountain train station, the distressed site remains a mess. Soon...

Selfish Gardener Uproots Irises

Early morning on Memorial Day, before the crowds descended upon the bloomfest, a vandal looking for some free heirloom irises paid a visit to Baristaville's Presby Iris Gardens. The new wrought iron fence...

NJ Ranks Among Lowest For Kids’ Healthcare

What's wrong with this equation? Experts says the Garden State is one of the nation's top spenders on health care, yet our kids are among the nation's most underserved. The Commonwealth Fund...

What’s All This Fuss About Double-Dipping?

In case the slow-motion Democratic nomination race isn't enough politics for you, we have a primary in New Jersey next week. We already had one primary this year, as you may recall, to help...

Wanted: For Stabbing

Montclair Police are looking for 21-year-old Montclair resident Brandon Brown in connection with a stabbing that took place on Mission Street in Montclair late Saturday afternoon. The victim, stabbed in left shoulder, was taken...

No More Happy Endings

A very busy week in Montclair. Last Wednesday, as some Montclair High students were getting soused for the prom, the Montclair Police Department's vice squad successfully conducted a sting operation at Aroma Therapy, a...

Prom Bust!

Seven Montclair high school students -- five 17-year-olds and two 18-year-olds -- were found with wine or liquor bottles in their possession at the Montclair Junior Prom last Wednesday night at Mayfair Farms. All...

No Truthiness in Twitterville

Behold the newest 21st-century internet scam: Twitter impersonation. Twitter, in case you don't know, is a social networking, micro-blogging site, that allows you to tell the world what you're doing in 140-character messages, as...

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