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Distraught Owner Offers $1,000 Reward for Lost Dog

Baristanet reader and contributor Sue Kasdon tipped us off about this lost dog: Junior, a 15-year-old, gray miniature poodle, was lost in West Orange on January 18. Junior needs medication, has bad teeth, and is...

Hawkeye Photographer Gets Photo Of Hawk!

Alert Montclair photographer and travel agent Jill Siegel caught this beautiful shot of an impressive adult male Cooper's Hawk on Friday, Jan. 30, and was kind enough to share it with us. Now...

Small Works for a Big Cause, as Artists Unite for Haiti

This is a reminder about a really fun, creative and worthwhile event happening today (Sunday, Jan. 31) from 2 to 5 pm at the Brassworks Gallery at 105 Grove Street in Montclair. Purchase any...

Fairfield Policeman Shot Going to Work

Police and prosecutors have not yet released the name of a Fairfield police officer who was shot a block away from police headquarters on his way to work tonight. The officer, who was shot...

Photo of the Week: McSunset

We adore this photo of the McDonald's on Broad Street by Bloomfield Camera Club member SJStreeter, who uploaded it to the Baristanet Flickr group. Streeter also contributed the photo for this open thread on...

Chop, Chop In Bloomfield

Bloomfielder Debbie Rainone is very, very upset. She used to admire a lovely, mature, blooming wisteria in front of her house on Broughton, across from Demarest School, and maybe you did too. It...

Traffic Change on Rt. 280

Avoid 280-W going through Newark. The NJDOT has issued a warning that traffic will be slow due to a lane closing for bridge repairs. Read the news release in the jump. NJDOT temporarily closes one...

Arraignment Tomorrow in 2009 Verona Sunoco Murder

Raymond Perry and David Fate, who were arrested last March in connection with the February 2009 murder of Verona Sunoco station attendant Dan Pritchard, will be arraigned on February 9 before the Essex County...

Want a Free Mini Massage? Celebrate with Karuna Shala

Lots going on this weekend at Karuna Shala. Tomorrow (Friday, January 29) take a yoga class called 'Yoga Under the Moon' and help raise money for Little Kids Rock. Taught by Ivy,...

On Stage @ Montclair State University: Combat Soldiers’ Stories

"Into the Fire" tells the stories of combat soldiers' experiences with trauma and disabilities during their transition to civilian life. Montclair State is hosting a free performance of "Into the Fire" - a powerful...

Lost Dog Discovered in Downtown Montclair

A concerned citizen sent just sent this to us: There is a medium size, medium-light-colored dog roaming around Fullerton and Union avenues in Montclair He is super-friendly and looks to be well cared for,...

Baristaville’s New Indie Publisher

Congratulations to Amy Edelman, author of "Manless in Montclair," and a new publishing entrepreneur, for her write-up in New Jersey Monthly. Edelman has created a business indiereader.com that makes self-publishing sexy. And while we're giving...

This Weekend: Antiques, Writing Funny, Winter Farmer’s Market

An old favorite: today, Friday, Jan. 29 and tomorrow, Jan. 30, Glen Ridge Congregational Church hosts its annual antiques show with dozens of vendors. Hours are until 9 pm tonight and 10 to 4...

Give Kids a Smile Day

Next week, Friday, February 5, is Give Kids a Smile Day. Since starting in 2003, The New Jersey Dental Association has given almost $2.4 million in free dental services to children. Give Kids a...

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