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Sponsored: New SafeSplash State-of-the-Art Swim School in Cedar Grove

SafeSplash Swim Schools is building a state-of-the-art school in Cedar Grove’s Pilgrim Plaza. This colorful facility opens in March and will offer lessons for every age from 6 months to adult, as well as...

Walnut Street Lot To Be Discussed At Fourth Ward Community Meeting Tuesday

Councilwoman Renee Baskerville will host her next Fourth Ward Collaborative Community meeting on Tuesday, January 29, 7:00 p.m., at First Montclair House, 56 Walnut Street. Police Deputy Chief Wil Young will discuss public safety issues....

Third Season of Health Beat Radio Show to Air Monday

Health Beat, the Bloomfield Department of Health and Human Services’ radio show, will enter its third season on Monday, January 28, featuring an interview with yoga and mindfulness instructor Brendan Gibbons. The show airs at...

Local Colors: Private Moments in Public Spaces By Fern Bass Opens Thursday

Montclair artist Fern Bass is well known as a beloved local art teacher who has helped generations of children find their artistic voice. Bass, who has lived in Montclair for 26 years, shows her...

YMCA Of Montclair – 2019 Black History Month Program

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...

Baristaville Open Houses: Sunday, January 27

This week's open house column is sponsored by Kate McDonough. More than 60 properties for your viewing pleasure in a range of price points. Lots of great open house spelunking for young families and empty...

Jazz at the ACL Gallery This Sunday

The Arts Council of Livingston is thrilled to present Jazz at the ACL Gallery, a contemporary jazz performance featuring pianist Bob McHugh, with Roy Cumming on bass and sax/flute player Don Giantomasi. The...

Baristanet Profile: JoAnh Pitts

Name: JoAnh Pitts Where do you live? Montclair, NJ When did you move there? We moved to this house in April 2017. However, we have been living in Montclair since late 2009, when our first daughter...

Montclair HPC: Development Impact On Historic Preservation, Plus Two Application Reviews

The Montclair Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) heard remodeling applications referred to it for their historic relevance – one for the Zoning Board of Adjustment, the other for the Planning Board.  But the main item...

Weekend Family Fun: Pinkalicious, Magic, Pete the Cat and more!

The weekend is here! We’ve rounded up some fun and family friendly things to do in and around town. Check ‘em out! The Essex County Environmental Center will host Family Yoga on Saturday at 11:00...

Arrests Made in Shell Gas Station Armed Robbery in Bloomfield

Three men have been arrested and charged with Robbery, Unlawful possession of a weapon, and Conspiracy for an armed robbery that took place two weeks ago at the Shell Gas Station on Watchung Avenue...

Search For Man Who Exhibited Suspicious Behavior at Glen Ridge High School

New Jersey State Police Detective Sergeant Dennis Cappello, of the Forensic Photography and Composite Artist Unit, is assisting the Glen Ridge Police Department with identifying a man who exhibited suspicious behavior at Glen Ridge...

Montclair Police Department, PAL Offer Great Youth Programs

The Montclair Police Department and Montclair Police Athletic League are offering great youth programs: Junior Police Academy The Montclair Police Department (MPD) invites students in grades 5 to 8 to join the Junior Police Academy. Put...

MontClairVoyant: Montclair’s Decrease in Diversity, and Lackawanna Plaza Perversity

DEAR MONTCLAIRVOYANT, The night before the great Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s January 15 birthday, we learned at a Board of Education meeting that African-American student enrollment has dropped sharply in Montclair. Awful news...

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