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Baristaville Open Houses: Sunday, September 1

This week's open house column is sponsored by Kate McDonough. There are around 20 properties in Baristaville for open house spelunking this holiday weekend. 926 Bloomfield Avenue 5G, Glen Ridge List Price: $189,900 Taxes: Not Available Lot...

Baristanet Profile: Laura Fortgang

Name: Laura Fortgang Where do you live? Verona When did you move there? 1995 Where did you grow up? New Providence, NJ (after six years in Venezuela as an ex-pat) How do you make a living? OR What is your everyday...

Labor Day Weekend Family Fun: The Lego Movie 2, Carnival, MakerSPACE, Corn Maze

Happy Labor Day Weekend! It’s the unofficial end of summer, but that doesn’t mean the fun has to end. Check out these family-friendly events happening in our area! On Friday St. Luke's Episcopal Church (73...

MontClairVoyant: Despite the Carnage, Montclair GOP Wants to ‘Mural-ize’ for Guns

DEAR MONTCLAIRVOYANT, Today's topics include too much upscale development and the Montclair Republican Club's depressing plan to possibly commission a pro-gun mural. Care to proceed alphabetically by discussing "development" before "mural"? Sincerely, Order in the Column...

Montclair Planning Board Reviews Art Park at Montclair Art Museum Application (VIDEO)

The Montclair Art Museum application came before the Montclair Planning Board Monday site plan approval regarding changes to enhance the museum's grounds. Major changes include the construction of a reflecting pool in front of museum's...

Wellmont Theater Partners with Mental Health Organization to Raise Awareness and Money For Suicide...

The Wellmont Theater is partnering with the Mental Health Association (MHA) of Essex and Morris Inc., to recognize September as “National Suicide Prevention Month.” The theater is set to work with the organization throughout...
Skin Cancer Screenings

Health Department to Offer Free Skin Cancer Screening

The Montclair Health Department has partnered with Hackensack Meridian Health, Mountainside Medical Center to provide a FREE skin cancer screening which will take place Monday, September 9, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at Montclair...

Girls Who Code: Free Clubs in NJ Application Now Open for 2019-20 School Year

Girls Who Code is an international non-profit working to close the gender gap in technology, offering FREE after-school clubs for grades 3-12. No computer science experience is required to run a Club. Girls...

Experience A Full Moon Restorative Yoga and Sound Bath Event

Join Woven Green and Zura Montclair for a very special Full Moon music and yoga event at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Montclair on Saturday, September 14, from 7:30 to 9:30 PM in the...
Montclair Crime

Montclair Crime: Tip Jar Stolen At Trend Coffee and Tea House

The week in Montclair crime from Detective Sergeant Terence Turner, Montclair Police. Theft August 22, 2019 (Bloomfield Avenue): An employee of Trend Coffee and Tea House reported that two individuals entered the business and stole the...
bloomfield fire department

Bloomfield Fire Department Seeks Input Wednesday from Residents for New Strategic Plan

The Bloomfield Fire Department is currently seeking input from Bloomfield residents on the new three year strategic plan that the department is in the process of developing. Residents are invited to attend the stakeholders...

The YMCA of Montclair 1891 Gala Honors Longtime Corporate Partner Investors Bank, And Individual...

The YMCA of Montclair will honor Investors Bank as this year’s corporate honoree for the YMCA 1891 Gala fundraiser being held at Mayfair Farms in West Orange on October 4, 2019. The Gala’s individual...

Coeur et Sol to Open Market in Bloomfield – Green Grocer Food Hub

Growing up on a small family farm in Hunterdon County, Chelsa Hernandez has always had a feel for agriculture. So it was no surprise when she left her busy career in retail several years...

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