BY Baristanet Staff | Monday, Aug 31, 2015 3:00pm
Looking to adopt a family cat? A cuddly cat at Cameron Animal Hospital, 417 Bloomfield Avenue in Montclair, needs a family.
Dolly is a 12-week-old black and white longhair female cat looking for love and attention. She was brought to Cameron Animal Hospital at 10 weeks old after someone found her alone, hiding in the bushes, after her mother was hit by a car. Now, Dolly needs a new home with a loving family. She was recently diagnosed with a congenital heart defect, so she needs a little extra attention. She is very playful and cuddly, and just wants to be close to someone.
Interested in meeting Dolly? Call Cameron Animal Hospital at 973-744-2052 or email here.
Photo Credit: Dr. Elizabeth Houston
BY Georgette Gilmore | Monday, Aug 31, 2015 1:00pm
Calling all filmmakers! The Montclair Film Festival just announced the opening of its annual film submission process for films to be included in the 5th annual Montclair Film Festival (April 29 – May 8, 2016).
Featuring a rich program of films in the Fiction, Non-Fiction, World Cinema, Short and Student Filmmaking categories, as well as a program dedicated to the work of filmmakers from New Jersey, The Montclair Film Festival offers emerging and established artists the possibility to present their films in a world-class screening environment, with curated competitions, Audience Awards, and opportunities to reach attending members of the national press.
“We are excited to begin our annual programming process,” said Montclair Film Festival Executive Director Tom Hall. “As the Montclair Film Festival continues to grow, we remain dedicated to our mission of introducing our audiences, press, and industry guests to the work of great filmmakers from around the world.”
BY Baristanet Staff | Monday, Aug 31, 2015 12:00pm
This week in Glen Ridge crime from Lieutenant Fred Egnezzo:
Date/Time: 8/22/2015 @ 1:04 AM
Incident: DWI Arrest
Description: Officer Sean Wilk arrested Ronald Freeman, 48 of Maplewood, N.J. for driving while intoxicated on Bloomfield Ave.
Date/Time: 8/23/2015 @ 2:35 AM
Incident: Possession of CDS Arrest
Description: Officer Brendan Sim arrested Nicholas Kosalka, 26 of Glen Ridge, N.J. for possession of Marijuana and Heroin on Washington St. He was transported to headquarters for processing, charged and released.
BY Baristanet Staff | Monday, Aug 31, 2015 11:00am
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Montclair’s Department of Planning and Community Development has developed an online interactive map to share zoning information with residents. The new map was adopted as the official zoning map for the Township at the August 25, 2015 meeting of the Township Council. The map is designed to conveniently and quickly serve as the first step in obtaining Township zoning information.
BY Baristanet Staff | Monday, Aug 31, 2015 9:30am
New for this fall, Preschool of Rock, the award-winning mommy and me music class is back with a twist. Experience the original live rockin’ musical adventure with a Spanish flair. See for yourself at the Open House on September 8 at 10 a.m. at Sharron Miller’s Academy for the Performing Arts. Families can meet instructors, explore exciting instruments, experience a free interactive performance and indulge in giveaways.
The high energy children’s music class will be filled with drumming, shaking, dancing, laughter and instrument discovery. Parents can expect drum circles, beat making, dramatic play and group singing plus hip music for children they can appreciate and enjoy as well.
BY Georgette Gilmore | Monday, Aug 31, 2015 9:00am
Make your reservations! Montclair Restaurant Week kicks off September 19. The nine-day event is the Montclair Rotary Club’s thank you to the restaurants, food crafters and businesses that support Taste of Montclair, the club’s annual March culinary event.
Brick Lane Curry House
During Restaurant Week, these participating restaurants will offer prix fixe menus or other specials for lunch and dinner. Early risers will discover breakfast specials:
BY Announcement | Sunday, Aug 30, 2015 1:15pm
Officials from Montclair, Glen Ridge and Essex County gathered Friday for a ribbon cutting ceremony announcing the official opening of the newly renovated George Washington Field on the Montclair Glen Ridge border on Baldwin Street.
The multi-use field now has a new CoolPlay synthetic turf which is designed to reduce surface temperature without reducing field performance. The new turf is suitable for a variety of sports including baseball, softball, field hockey, lacrosse and soccer. Continue Reading
BY Baristanet Staff | Sunday, Aug 30, 2015 10:56am
A reader, trying to locate a missing cat, writes…
We have been taking care of this stray white male cat for over a year but we have never been able to trap him. He has come to my house almost every day but now has been missing for about two weeks. If anyone sees him, please call 201-247-4481.
BY Baristanet Staff | Sunday, Aug 30, 2015 10:32am
Halfway There, a new literary reading series in Montclair, will launch its inaugural event on September 14 at Red Eye Cafe and will feature acclaimed area writers Matthew Thomas, Abby Sher and series co-founder and New Jersey native, Nicole Haroutunian. The event will be from from 6-8:30 p.m. with readings beginning at 7 p.m. followed by an audience Q&A.
Halfway There is a quarterly event that brings together established and emerging voices, as well as local and visiting writers of fiction, nonfiction and poetry. Continue Reading
BY Erica Dietsche | Saturday, Aug 29, 2015 10:39am
Approximately 75 properties are open in Baristaville this weekend, including the following four for under $400,000:
100 Glen Ridge Ave., Unit 1, Glen Ridge
List Price: $395,000
Association Fee: $290
Just listed, this end-unit townhouse has an open floor plan, hardwood floors, a master bedroom with a walk-in closet and a patio. The laundry room is on the second floor. There is a finished, walkout basement and a one-car attached garage. The six-room townhouse. the only property showing in Glen Ridge this weekend, was built in 1996 and renovated in 2014. Open 2 to 4 p.m. Continue Reading