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Montclair Kids Have A Fun Time Fishing At Free Annual Fishing Derby

On July 14, the Montclair Police Athletic League (MPAL) collaborated with the Montclair Police Department, Montclair Anglers Association, Eureka Lodge #52, Montclair Police Foundation, and the Policemen’s Benevolent Association (PBA) Local #53 to host...
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Former Bloomfield Track Coach and Teacher Sentenced To Seven Years For Sexually Assaulting Students

A former Bloomfield track coach and teacher was sentenced Monday to seven years in state prison for sexually assaulting students. Leo Donaldson, arrested by the Essex County Prosecutor's Office in October 2016, was charged by...

Nigerian Prince Living in Montclair Charged With Employment Fraud Scam

Osmond Eweka, 31, a member of a royal family in West Africa, and a resident of Montclair, has been indicted for stealing more than $54,000 from at least 250 victims in three employment fraud...

Route 495 Lane Closures Start in August; Expect Severe Congestion and Delays Until Summer...

Get ready for some rough commuting. Route 495 lane closures necessary as part of the rehabilitation of the Route 495 Bridge over Route 1&9 and Paterson Plank Road in North Bergen are expected to begin...

Montclair Deputy Chief Appears on Fox & Friends

Montclair Deputy Chief Tracy Frazzano appeared on a “Fox & Friends” news segment Friday, speaking to the issue of violence against police officers. Montclair Deputy Chief Frazzano appeared as part of a law enforcement panel...

Handbag Trade-In Benefits NCJW/Essex Career Closet

The Career Closet, a program of the Linda and Rudy Slucker NCJW/Essex Center for Women, was the recipient of a special trade-in event at the fashion accessories store Brighton Collectibles that took place from...

On The Market: Price Drop On Montclair Home Bought By Jason Pierre-Paul

Former Giants Defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul, who played a key role in Big Blue’s Superbowl XLVI win over the New England Patriots, bought a house in Montclair on Stanford Place last year but that...

Glen Ridge Marching Band Headed to Ireland!

“This is a way to not just represent our band. It’s a way to represent our school and our community, as well as the state of New Jersey and the United States as a...

MILK Screening Celebrates World Breastfeeding Month

Montclair Film is partnering with Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center for a free screening of MILK (2015) on Wednesday, August 29th at 10:30 am at Montclair Film’s Cinema505. The screening, presented in celebration...

Montclair Community Pre-K Reaccredited By The National Association For The Education Of Young Children

The Montclair Community Pre-K (MCPK) is pleased to announce they have received reaccreditation by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). As one of only a few early childhood providers in...

West Orange Boy Tours America as Cast Member with “School of Rock” Musical

Jack Kimmel, an 11 year old from West Orange and a music student at School of Rock Montclair, has been performing in theaters across the country as part of the touring cast of...

Baristaville Open Houses: Sunday, July 29

This week's open house column is sponsored by Kate McDonough.   Almost 30 open houses in center city Baristaville (Montclair, Bloomfield and Glen Ridge). Venture to West Orange and you can see another 30 open houses....

Baristanet Profile: Kimya Nilsen

Name: Kimya Nilsen Where do you live? Downtown, Montclair When did you move there? 2012 from 1 mile down Harrison Avenue in West Orange Where did you grow up? Brooklyn BABY!! How do you make a living? OR What is your...

Mountainside Medical Center Physicians’ Group Donates $57,000 to MSU’s School of Nursing Program

As part of its ongoing commitment to patient-focused, community-oriented excellence, Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center today presented Montclair State University School of Nursing with a donation of $57,000 to fund scholarships for its...

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