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Bloomfield Citizen Police Academy Begins Soon; Residents Must Apply by Friday

This year’s Bloomfield Citizen Police Academy academy is open to Montclair and Glen Ridge residents also, and will be co-led by Montclair and Bloomfield law enforcement officers The highly successful, free yearly Bloomfield Citizen Police...

Montclair Zoning Board of Adjustment: Sign Company Remodeling, Bathroom Dormer, New Garage

The Montclair Zoning Board of Adjustment had a relatively light agenda for its January 23 meeting, its first meeting of 2019, and only six members were in attendance.  Half of the meeting was devoted...

Weekend Arts & Entertainment Calendar: January 24 – 27

Your guide to what's happening.

Pink Floyd Fans! “The Wall Live Extravaganza” Comes to Montclair’s Wellmont Theater

Richard Petit was eight years old when his brother brought home a record of Pink Floyd’s The Wall. The needle hit the record and the rest was history — Petit was hooked. Then, at 14, the...

Montclair Middle Schools Sponsor Free Screening of ‘Inventing Tomorrow’

Montclair's three middle school PTAs are co-sponsoring a special free screening of an award-winning and film festival favorite called "Inventing Tomorrow." Inventing Tomorrow is an inspiring documentary that follows 6 incredibly talented high school...

Refrigerator Malfunction Caused Saturday Fire At Grove Street Apartment Building

On January 19th, at 11:06am, Montclair Fire Department received a call reporting a house fire on Grove St. Units arrived to find smoke and fire coming from a first floor apartment. The...

Havdalah Café: Artists, Residents Gather at The Gift Bar, Saturday, January 26

Bnai Keshet's roving Havdalah Café invites the community to gather at The Gift Bar, 465 Bloomfield Ave. (near N. Fullerton), Montclair on Saturday January 26, 6:00-8:00 pm. for a variety of performances and...

YMCA of Montclair Opens New Functional Training Studio; Free Demo Classes!

The YMCA of Montclair has opened its new Functional Training Studio, a state-of-the-art workout space that includes an Assault Air Runner Treadmill, Assault Air Bike, Power Rack with assorted Bumper Plates, Kettlebells and...

Montclair Council: Library Funding, Hahne’s Lot Redevelopment, Shutdown Social

The Montclair Township Council held its first regular meeting of 2019 on January 22, and Mayor Robert Jackson and the councilors, (Second Ward Councilor Robin Schlager was absent), took the opportunity to begin hearings...

Montclair Crime: Man Exposes Himself To Female Jogger

The week in crime from D/Lt. David O’Dowd, Montclair Police Department: 01-15-2019 (Lincoln Street) A 16yoa female was jogging on Lincoln Street at approximately 7:50pm when she observed a dark colored sedan pull up along...
Aging in Montclair

Montclair’s Older Adults Have Different Needs, But Preparedness Is Key

With more and more people living longer these days, experts say it takes smart planning to ensure that they are properly cared for and looked after well into their golden years. According to Penny...

Caldwell Cinemas Reopens after Flood with Luxury Seating

When a flood last August forced the Caldwell Cinemas to close its doors, the owners of Bow Tie Cinemas had a choice to make: take their losses and leave or rebuild the 105-year-old theater. The...

Giveaway! Darci Lynne & Friends: Fresh Out of the Box at NJPAC

Winning NBC’s America’s Got Talent at just 12 years old by the most votes for a final performance in the history of the show, singer/ventriloquist Darci Lynne Farmer impresses audiences across the country with...

Montclair High Swim Teams Eager To Shine At Counties

On the heels of a busy week of swimming, with meets against Verona (winning 125-42 girls, 119-46 boys), Seton Hall Prep/Mount St. Dominic Academy, and Newark Academy, MHS’s swimmers took time over the weekend...

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