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Lost and Found

The child of a Baristanet reader lost the key to the family Prius while sledding Friday afternoon at Mountainside Park. The attached keychain is a rubber Salvador Dali "melting clock." If you have located...

Submissions from the Snow Sculpture Elite

Phooey on your carrot-nosed tri-spherical snow "men." Here come Baristaville's snow sculpture elite. First there was the snow cat. Now there is the snow dachshund, the snow Eiffel Tower, the snow...

Montclair Girls Hold Bake Sale For Haiti

Hillside 4th graders, and best friends, Lily Feinberg and Georgia Garrison have been baking for weeks (and freezing the goodies) in anticipation of their Haiti Needs Help bake sale to raise money to help...

Circus Science at The Newark Museum

We had so much fun at The Newark Museum's Circus Science event this morning. My girls swung from the trapeze, spun plates, walked on the low wire and enjoyed a really funny clown show,...

Canine Cotillion and Fur Ball Fundraiser Galas Set

If you're looking for an excuse to don your dazzling cocktail dress or dashing tuxedo--while doing something charitable for animals--there are two fund raising galas on the spring calendar this year. Although technically not in...

Snowy Fun

Thanks to everyone who sent in photos of their little ones having fun in the snow. Enjoy the pictures and have a wonderful weekend!

Fire Hydrant Help

From the Montclair Fire Department: Winter snowstorms create a special concern for the Montclair Fire Department, with snowfalls and street plowing often hiding fire hydrants under large mounds of snow, making them difficult to find...

Winter Storm Slideshow

Thanks to everybody who sent in pictures today. Here's our favorite; more after the jump. Hammock photo by Mara Novak. Other photos by S.J. Streeter, Paul Zalewski, John Davis, Bernadette Baum, S....

It’s Time for a Little Comical Queen Esther (and King A.)

Purim usually falls a little closer to St. Patrick's Day, but no matter. Temple Ner Tamid is ready with its annual Purim spiel, to be combined this year with a megillah reading, tomorrow night,...

Rate The Snow Plow!

Polls for Montclair, and in the jump, Bloomfield and Glen Ridge. How did Montclair do at clearing streets today?polls How did Bloomfield do at clearing streets today?opinion How did Glen Ridge do at clearing streets today?trends

Verona Schools Ban Formspring.me

Formspring.me is a website where you can send and receive anonymous questions, and learn more about people you find interesting by following their answers. You can also connect it to your Facebook account. Verona schools...

Oliver! The Show Must Go On

There's no business like show businessLike no business I knowYou get word before the show has startedThat your favorite uncle died at dawnTop of that, your ma and pa have partedYou're broken-hearted, but you...

Verona Crossing Guard Hit By Truck

MyVeronaNJ is reporting that a Verona crossing guard was hit by a pickup truck during yesterday's early dismissal for snow. Details here.

Oscar Short Films at the Clairidge

Sure, you have an opinion about "Hurt Locker" v. "Avatar," and you may or may not be rooting for Meryl Streep. But chances are you don't have any opinions about the short films that...

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