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Pop Warner Honors Montclair Bulldog Scholar-Athletes

Four Montclair Pop Warner Bulldogs cheerleaders were selected to the Pop Warner Eastern Region All-Academic scholar team for maintaining a 97 percent or better GPA in the classroom while performing in a physical activity...

Historical Society of Bloomfield To Host Morris Canal Greenway Hike

Join The Historical Society of Bloomfield, NJ (HSOB) for a three-mile hike conducted by Bloomfield Councilman Rich Rockwell and Ron Rice. Explore the path of the Morris Canal through Bloomfield using historic maps and...

Baristaville Open Houses: Sunday, March 31

This week's open house column is sponsored by Kate McDonough. More than 70 open houses in the greater Baristaville area are available this Sunday for your viewing pleasure. Today's menu includes colonials and split levels...

Spread The Love Today, on National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day, at Just Jersey,

This weekend shop local at Just Jersey, located at 179 Glenridge Avenue, to join the fight against hunger. The event commemorates the partnership between Just Jersey and Food for Thoughts Cards, in their...

From Biographies to Fiction, Female-Focused Book Choices Abound for Young Readers

Over the last several years, an explosion of girl-centered literature, both non-fiction and fiction, has brought women’s history and stories focused on girls to book shelves and libraries and classrooms. Yet, often, the default...

2019 Montclair Film Festival! Sneak Preview of Special Event Films, Mindy Kaling Q &...

This just in! Montclair Film has announced the Special Event films for the 8th annual Montclair Film Festival (MFF), May 3 - May 12: The festival opens on Friday, May 3, with a screening of...

Baristanet Profile: Carol Cohn

Name: Carol Cohn Where do you live? Montclair, NJ When did you move there? 22 years ago from New York City Where did you grow up? West Orange How do you make a living? I am an emerging Artist. After a long...

Weekend Family Fun: StoryTime, Family Yoga, B-The Underwater Bubble Show And More

Happy weekend!! We’ve rounded up a whole bunch of fun and family-friendly things to do in and around town. Check ‘em out! West Hudson Arts and Theater Company (65 Oakwood Avenue, Kearny) will present The...

Montclair HPC: Lackawanna Plaza Controversy, Carport and Addition Referrals

The Lackawanna Plaza redevelopment plan is the issue that won’t go away.  At least that was made clear that at the meeting of the Montclair Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) on Thursday, March 28, which...

MontClairVoyant: Montclair Republicans’ Dinner Pick Is Hard to Digest

DEAR MONTCLAIRVOYANT, Tonight, March 28, the "Montclair Republicans" organization is co-hosting a dinner at which Chris Christie is scheduled to speak. Did his record as New Jersey governor merit that invitation? Sincerely, Teflon Chaney Hmm...the "Bridgegate" and...

Montclair Board of School Estimate Wants To See End to Trend of Paraprofessional Cuts

Members of the Montclair Board of School Estimate met Monday to review a budget presentation by Schools Superintendent Kendra Johnson. Johnson said she and her team adopted a different approach, using pie charts to show...

Montclair Crime, Public Schools and Safety Concerns Discussed at First Ward Community Meeting

The usual issues of traffic safety and development came up at First Ward Councilor William Hurlock’s March 27 community meeting at the Bellevue Avenue branch of the Montclair Free Public Library.  However, Montclair crime...

Weekend Arts & Entertainment Calendar: March 28 – 31

Your guide to what's happening.

Glenfield Middle School Students Represent at Essex County Student Art Show

Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. congratulated students Thursday from Glenfield Middle School in Montclair who participated in the Art Educators of New Jersey Student Art Exhibit at the Essex County Hall of...

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