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TV Show Tomorrow at Unbelieva-Bill’s

This just in... As we know, Montclair is a popular destination for film crews. Here's a show we can all go to--if we can get up that early. Larry Hoff of New York's WPIX-TV (CW-Channel...

George Foreman Set to Knock Out Fans in Clifton

George Foreman, former Heavyweight Boxing Champion and Olympic gold medalist, is set to knock fans out tomorrow at Barnes and Noble in Clifton as he promotes his latest book, "Knockout Entrepreneur: My Ten-Count Strategy...

NJ Transit’s Brand New Entrance

No more mingling with the Long Island riffraff when you're running to board your Montclair train in Penn Station -- unless you want to. As of this morning, NJ Transit now has an entrance...

Memories of the St. Sebastian Fair

Did you make it to the St. Sebastian's Fair yesterday? We had a great time. The kids tried their first "dog corns." One of the carnies kept giving us a free ride after we...

Amigurumi Artist Ups Cute Factor in Montclair

(Revised to remove personal details upon the request of the interviewee) Ana Paula Rimoli was a busy mom of a two-year-old girl, Olivia, and working at a dead-end office job when what...

YMCA Park St Shuts for Maintenance This Week

The YMCA on Park St has shut its doors for a week for maintenance and will reopen on Sept 8. Details of the closure and alternative arrangements for the week are found here. Registration...

Montclair Police Investigate Claremont Armed Robbery

This just in from Lt. James J. Carlucci of MPD: Montclair Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred at the Clare-Pine Gulf Station on Claremont Ave at approximately 4:30 p.m. on August 29th. ...

Playground Closed at Edgemont Park

Update: The park is open and crowded (see left) on this gorgeous day. Crews are still filming goodness-knows-what. I couldn't get the crew to tell me what the photo shoot was about. But it...

PSA to Stop Teen Texting

NJ is one of two states that outlaws texting while driving--and our senator is working on a nationwide ban. I'm not sure this ban is enforced--I saw a NJ cop texting in his car...

School Begins For Adults, Too

The Adult School of Montclair, which began during the Great Depression, is going strong 75 years later during the Great Recession and opens its doors to registration tomorrow. The theme this year is the...

Presto, Pesto!

Maybe you've tried it at the Montclair Farmers Market. Or seen it at Whole Foods. Read about pesto, fresh and local, over on Food.

The Great College Migration Is On

Guess what a lot of people are doing this weekend, myself included? Does the image here give a clue? Do the words XL-twin mean anything to you? You probably guessed right. Families throughout Baristaville...

Local Pesto, Made With Care

Robert and Mary Silvestri of Clifton don't just talk about how much they love fresh, homemade pesto. They've done something about it--they're on a mission to share their delicious Romarsi brand pesto with the...

Burglary, Thefts, Fraud, Mischief

PLEASE, Folks. Lock your doors. Lt. James J. Carlucci, Detective Bureau Commander at Montclair PD reports another home was burglarized yesterday, as the residents were sleeping. Montclair Police are investigating a residential burglary that occurred...

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