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Students Protest On Marion Road As Montclair Police Investigate Dispute Between Neighbors

UPDATE: July 2: Montclair Police sent this update statement previously released by Deputy Chief Wilhelm Young: On June 29, 2020 at approximately 12:23 PM, police responded to a dispute between neighbors regarding construction being done...
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Montclair Crime: Anti-Semitic Chalk Message On Road, Incidents of Theft

The week in Montclair crime from Captain Scott Buehler, Montclair Police Dept. Thefts June 24, 2020 (Hillside School): The caller reports that his bicycle was stolen from the area near the entrance of the school. June 24,...

Montclair Schools COVID-19 Parent Survey: More Than Half Would Send Kids To School in...

Montclair Schools have released the district's COVID-19 Parent Survey results, along with a message from outgoing interim Superintendent Dr. Nathan Parker. More than half of parents surveyed said they would send their children to...

Montclair To Broadcast Past Independence Day Parade Videos and Photos Saturday

For the first time in 100 years, Montclair has had to cancel its 4th of July parade, as well as the community picnic. If you've never seen the parade or want to relive one of...

The Bellevue Montclair To Screen ‘John Lewis: Good Trouble’ on Virtual Cinema

The Bellevue Montclair is launching The Bellevue Virtual Cinema and "John Lewis: Good Trouble" is the first film it will be playing. From then to now, John Lewis has been on the front lines of...

Gov. Murphy: New Jersey Indoor Dining Postponed ‘Indefinitely’

Plans to allow indoor dining to resume with reduced capacity in New Jersey's restaurants Thursday will not happen. "We had planned to loosen restrictions this week. However, after COVID-19 spikes in other states driven by,...

Making Virtual Summer Work for Families with Remote Camps, Fun and Learning

Summer vacation is going to be very different this year for everyone, but especially for school age children.  Baristanet has shared lists of activities for breaks before, but summer is a bigger challenge than...

Emergency Rental Assistance Available to New Jersey Residents Impacted by COVID-19

New Jersey r New Jersey residents struggling to pay their rent as a result of COVID-19 can get temporary assistance from the state. Qualifying applicants may be eligible for up to six months of...

Fresh Air Montclair Fashion Parade Highlights Local Designers with Wearable Art

Despite Sunday's sweltering 90-degree heat, the models and designers looked cool and breezy for the Fresh Air Fashion Parade in Montclair Center. Organized by Cynthia Walker of Start Out Fresh Intervention Advocates (S.O.F.I.A.) and...

Montclair’s MC Hotel Rooftop Lounge Reopens

Alto, the rooftop bar at Montclair's MC Hotel, has reopened after being closed for COVID-19. Enjoy the fresh air and the incredible rooftop view along with a handcrafted cocktail. Open Thursday- Sunday, click for...

Baristanet Profile: Deborah Guzmán Meyer

Name: Deborah Guzmán Meyer Where do you live? Montclair When did you move there? 2009 Where did you grow up? Although I was born in New York, my parents — both immigrants — decided to move back to the Dominican Republic...

(UPDATED) League of Women Voters, NAACP of Montclair To Rally For Change To Ensure...

Update: The rally on sponsored by The LWV of the Montclair Area and the NAACP on 7/1 has no connection to Renee Baskerville, and Baskercille is not a co-sponsor with League of Women Voters...

New Jersey Schools For Fall: Students Wearing Face Coverings, Hybrid Learning and Possibility of...

Gov. Phil Murphy released guidance for schools reopening in the fall Friday so districts can have the entirety of summer break to prepare. "We fully expect districts will share their preliminary scheduling plans at least...

NJ Student Blackout Representatives Demand Changes To Address Racism at Montclair Board of Ed...

Montclair High School senior Shayla George and Montclair Kimberley Academy students AJ Christian and Arnelle Larose addressed the Montclair Board of Education on Thursday, stating demands for changes to Montclair Schools. The three students were...

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