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Baristanet Profile: Tracey Phalon

Name: Tracey Phalon Where do you live? Montclair, since 1994 Where did you grow up? Pompton Plains, NJ How do you make a living? Proud public school teacher Coffee, tea or … ? Coffee with soy creamer, please. What’s your idea...

OSNJ Announces 2018-2019 Season in Montclair; Choir “Meet-Up” on Sept. 4

The Oratorio Society of New Jersey will open its 66th season with a “Choir Meet-Up” Tues. Sept. 4 at 7 pm at First Lutheran Church in Montclair. “We are excited to put out a...

Bloomfield Resident To Make Roller Derby Debut As Garden State Rollergirls Head To Finals...

The Garden State Rollergirls (GSR) will battle it out on Saturday, Sept. 8 to see who will win the 2018 Intraleague Championship. Bloomfield resident (and Glen Ridge native) Fazeena Mohamed aka 'Fizz Whizbee' will...
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This Year’s Montclair Center Oktoberfest to Feature More Beers, More Vendors, and More Music!

Save the date for Montclair Center's annual Oktoberfest. This year's event will be bigger and better and will take place at Lackawanna Plaza on Saturday, September 22 from 12 noon-8 pm. Presented by the Pig...

Weekend Family Fun: Carnival, Scavenger Hunts, Dog Show, Scandinavian Festival

Labor Day Weekend! It’s the unofficial end to summer, but that doesn’t mean the fun has to stop. There’s still plenty to do before the kiddos head back to school (and we don’t just...

Savor the Arts at SOPAC with An Evening of Culinary Adventure and A Celebrity...

Nothing brings people together like an evening of tantalizing food and drink, in this case accompanied by music and a celebrity chef slam! On Tuesday, Sept. 25, 6-9 p.m., SOPAC hosts Savor the Arts...

MontClairVoyant: A Back-to-School Column That’s Inane, Except the Part About McCain

DEAR MONTCLAIRVOYANT, Do you agree with the decision, mentioned in an August 27 email from Superintendent Kendra Johnson, to have Montclair schools lower flags half-staff in honor of late U.S. Sen. John McCain? Sincerely, Ara Zona I...

MFEE, Montclair Public Schools and THE MCCYC Host Mini-Conference

The Montclair Fund for Educational Excellence (MFEE), the Montclair Public Schools, and The Montclair Community Council for Young Children (MCCYC) are excited to launch “You Got This!”, an engaging mini-conference for Montclair families with...

Join The YMCA of Montclair’s Swim Team

Join the YMCA of Montclair's Swim Team at YMCA of Montclair Dolphins 2018-2019 Swim Team Tryouts. Try out for the YMCA of Montclair Dolphin's Swim Team season. There is a $15 fee for all new...
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Upper Montclair’s Chelsea Square Turns 40 in September!

Chelsea Square looks great for 40 -- maybe it's all that skin cream. The go-to shop for thoughtfully curated bath and body products such as Kiehl’s, Crabtree & Evelyn, Geo F. Trumper and Caswell-Massey, Chelsea...

What Will New Montclair Liquor License Fetch Now That Another License Changes Hands, Selling...

A Montclair liquor license, which recently changed hands, is now considered the highest transaction amount in the history of the township by local officials. According to Juliet Lee, deputy municipal clerk, the state of...

Montclair Township Council Gets Feedback, Criticism About Two Redevelopment Projects

The Montclair Township Council’s August 28 meeting started out more like a Planning Board meeting than a council meeting. Residents approached the council in public comment to express their concerns about two major redevelopment...

Steps From A Supermarket Ghostland, Montclair’s Pig And Prince Grows A Garden in Lackawanna...

When Pig and Prince opened six years ago in Montclair, the restaurant, taking over the space of an old Hollywood Video store in the long neglected Lackawanna Station terminal building, brought the building's historic...

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