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United Way Offers Free Tax Prep, Job Readiness Workshop

Dreading the next round of tax forms? Don't sweat it. From Feb. 6 through April 15, United Way of North Essex Family Success Center will provide free tax preparation for North Essex residents by...

This Week’s Highlights: December 30 – January 5, 2010

This week brings on a new year and a new decade--2010. Kids are home on winter recess, hopefully keeping busy playing with all their new toys from the holidays. If you need more to...

And Here’s Your Fallen Tree…

We expected it. Montclair High School 11th-grader Owen Satran documented it. This casualty from today's high winds once stood proudly in Montclair's Myrtle Ave. neighborhood.

Lost and Found

A woman lost her engagement ring on the streets of Montclair during a run. It is a gold band with a traditional solitaire design and it has immeasurable sentimental value. If anyone has information...

Glen Ridge Steps Up Recycling

The Borough of Glen Ridge just sent a New Year's present to all its residents: starting Jan. 1, recycling now goes from twice monthly to weekly and to single-stream, meaning that paper, cans, plastics...

Going for Cozy

I'd rather be in Miami right now, where the temperature is 69 º F, but since I'm not, I'll have to settle for cozy. Here's one of the coziest places I know: Frank GG's...

What’s Good?

Tis the season to watch movies, and if Facebook is any guide, the one you'll all be talking about is "Avatar." But we'll hand it over to you. Here's your open thread on year-end...

Swap Your Gently Used Toys at Temple Sholom

Now that the mountains of wrapping paper and boxes have been cleared, you may be wondering where to stash the remaining mounds of new, and pre-existing, toys, several of which may have been duplicated...

Montclair’s Biggest Party Of The Year – First Night 2010

Coming to a neighborhood near you...Baristaville's annual New Year's Eve entertainment extravaganza: First Night Montclair 2010 - spectacular performances of dance, music, magic, comedy - and more - in 17 downtown venues. Eileen Sheehan,...

Too Cold Out There? Get Your Skates On!

There's no better way to burn off the excesses of the holidays than to skate around an ice rink a few dozen dozen times. Luckily, there isn't a shortage of the slick frozen stuff....

Hold Onto Your Hats

Yes you can probably hear and feel it, but there's also one of those ALL-CAPS weather alerts in our mailbox today from EmergencyEmail.org. STRONG NW WINDS CAN BE EXPECTED TODAY IN THE WAKE OF AN ARCTIC...

Another Lawsuit for Bloomfield Redevelopment

Bloomed faces yet another lawsuit in the attempt to redevelop downtown Bloomfield Center. Bloomfield Parking Authority was given authorization to use eminent domain to seize property last year. This was the townships most recent attempt...

Family Fun at First Night

If you are spending New Year's Eve with your kids, First Night Montclair has some great shows and activities to entertain the little party revelers. While not exactly the New Year's Eve celebration...

Free Music Class

If you haven't tried Music Together with your little one, now is your chance to take a class for free. The winter session begins on January 11, so if you and your child have...

Clever Commute