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Montclair Crime: Stolen Packages, Cell Phone Theft, Shoplifting

The week in crime from Captain Scott Buehler, Montclair Police Department: Thefts December 10, 2019 (Church Street): An employee at a parking lot stated that a customer was advised that the fee to park was $10....

Dr. Renee Baskerville To Hold Fourth Ward Community Meeting, Monday, December 30

Fourth Ward Councilwoman Dr. Renee Baskerville will host a community meeting on Monday, December 30, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m., at Montclair Fire Headquarters, 1 Pine Street. All are welcome and encouraged to attend. Representatives...

Bloomfield Man Charged in Belleville Homicide

Harry Gonzalez, 29, of Bloomfield has been arrested and charged with the murder of Ralph Jeudi, 32, of Hillside. Gonzalez allegedly shot Jeudi on December 10 and dumped his body in the parking lot of...

Montclair Community Farms Receives Grant from Montclair Foundation

Montclair Community Farms recently received a $2,500 grant from the Montclair Foundation in Montclair. This grant will help further Montclair Community Farms' mission to serve as a local hands-on resource that engages and educates...
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Bloomfield Celebrates Holiday Season With Free Ice Skating, Tree Lighting and Santa Claus!

Bloomfield residents celebrated the start of the holiday season Monday night with the Township’s annual Holiday Tree lighting event, sponsored by the Bloomfield Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department. As usual, families were greeted...

Holiday Happenings Staycation At The YMCA of Montclair

When school is closed, the Y is open. Working parents can register their children Pre-K through 7th grade in the Staycation program. Your child will enjoy a variety of activities which may include swimming,...

Look Up! There’s An Elf On The Move in Montclair

https://www.instagram.com/p/B6BUNtkHOhu/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link He's the Saxum elf and if you haven't spotted him yet, make sure to look up next time you are in Montclair Center this holiday season. Right now, you'll find him here at 66...

Luna Stage Presents World Premiere of American Rookie, January 11-January 20

Luna Stage presents the World Premiere of American Rookie written and performed by Dipti Bramhandkar and directed by Padraic Lillis. Part coming-of-age tale, part social commentary, and part comedy, this one-woman show explores what...

Montclair High Students Create Caring Cabarets to Benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Five Montclair High School sophomores -- Andie Earl, Mareau Hall, Millie Thomas, Shannon Huhn, and Sofia Saidi -- are the producers of Caring Cabarets, an event to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital that...

Montclair’s Good Plans Cafe Gets Thumbs Up For Vegan Menu

If you are looking for a good local spot to get vegan fare (especially now with news of Mundo Vegan's closing in 2020), Good Plans Cafe offers an entire menu that's 100% vegan and...

Lights on Myrtle Is Back! Montclair’s Mega Watt Holiday Light Experience

Lights on Myrtle, Montclair's homegrown holiday light spectacular, is back this season, and it's bigger and better than ever. Lights on Myrtle, created by Matt Carino, who pulls out all the stops to create a...

Baristaville Open Houses: Sunday, December 15

This week's open house column is sponsored by Kate McDonough. This week, homes in Montclair, Glen Ridge, Bloomfield and Verona offer turn of the century charm to modern open concept. 19 Woodland Avenue, Glen Ridge List Price:...

Montclair Center Announces Holiday Window Decorating Contest Winners

Montclair Center's businesses have been pulling out all the stops to create a winter wonderland for holiday shoppers. There was even a Window Decorating contest for the best holiday themed storefronts. More than 100 businesses...

Weekend Family Fun: Improv, Madeline, Kwanzaa, Theater, Art, Music and More

Happy weekend! Got plans? We've rounded up some fun and family-friendly activities happening in and around the area. Check 'em out! This weekend, Garden State Model Railway Club (575 High Mountain Road, North Haledon) will...

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