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Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen Steps Down, But Who Will Step Up?

Now that Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen will not seek a 13th term in Congress, the big question is which Republican will step up to run? John Van Wagner, president of the Montclair Republican Club, says there...

Gas Lamp Players Present Hairspray, February 9-11

Gas Lamp Players champion the timeless themes of perseverance, acceptance and racial integration in Hairspray, with four performances February 9-11, 2018 at Ridgewood Avenue School in Glen Ridge. The Main Stage production features a...

Montclair High School CGI Students Petition NJ Transit To Get “Official” High School Bus...

Students from Montclair High School's Civics & Government Institute (CGI) addressed residents and town officials at Dr. Renee Baskerville's 4th Ward Community meeting Tuesday night. The CGI students gave a presentation detailing the difficulties high...

Montclair High School Fencing Fights Way To First Place in Epee at District 5...

The Montclair High School fencing team’s boys and girls epee squads each fought their way to first place at the New Jersey Interscholastic Fencing Association District 5 Championship on January 28 at Montclair High...

Baristanet Valentine’s Day Dining Guide

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, so get busy and make plans for a special evening out. Many restaurants are offering special menus to celebrate this romantic night. Here are some of tasty...

Montclair Crime: More Theft From Unlocked Motor Vehicles

The week in crime from D/Lt. David O’Dowd, Montclair Police Department: Burglary/Theft 01-23-2018 (Hillside Avenue) Theft of a delivery vehicle, which had ben left running in the street. This vehicle was located within the hour,...

Montclair Animal Shelter Pet of The Week: Sweeney

Meet Sweeney...this 6 year old pooch will melt your heart and doggone it, he deserves a home. Come meet him at The Montclair Animal Shelter located at 77 North Willow Street.

Nominate Your Favorite Community Organization For A Partners For Health Community Impact Award

Partners for Health Foundation will celebrate its 10-Year Anniversary by recognizing people and organizations who are making extraordinary contributions to health and well-being in the 15 communities it serves. The Foundation recently announced it...

YMCA of Montclair Hosts 2018 Black History Month Events

The YMCA of Montclair is hosting a series of events in celebration of Black History Month that are free and open to the community. All events are held at the Y’s Park Street Branch...

Bury The Hatchet Comes To Bloomfield (Yes, Axe Throwing Is A Thing)

Love playing darts at the bar with friends? Now you can do it with axes! Baristaville is getting its own axe throwing establishment, Bury The Hatchet. Yes, axe throwing is a thing, and we can...

Come See The Montclair High School SVPA Winter Drama: The House of Blue Leaves,...

The School of Visual and Performing Arts (SVPA) at Montclair High School presents its Winter Drama 2018: The House of Blue Leaves. This dark comedy set in the 1960s takes the audience into a...

Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen To Retire, Won’t Seek Re-Election

Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen announced today that he will not seek re-election. Frelinghuysen, who has served as chair of the House Appropriations Committee since last year, announced his plans to retire today in a statement. “Today...

Montclair Teachers Join Educators Across the Country in #BlackLivesMatter Week of Action in Schools...

Last year, Seattle and Philadelphia educators organized Black Lives Matter actions in their schools. This year, educators in many more cities, including New York, Chicago, Boston, D.C., and Baltimore, are joining efforts to...

Six Bands, Signature Cocktails and More: Body & Soul, Jazz House Kids Winter...

Jazz House Kids presents its annual winter sensation, Body & Soul​ on Saturday, February 10, 2018​. Tickets begin at $150, and are now available online and by phone 973-744-2273. One of the area’s biggest and...

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