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Old Mogul Theater To Become Vanguard Institute For The Performing Arts

Montclair, New Jersey — Vanguard Theater Company began renovations this week at what was once the Old Mogul Theater at 180 Bloomfield Avenue, and what will soon be the Vanguard Institute for the...

Dance On The Lawn Goes Virtual On Sunday, September 13

Montclair, NJ - Dance on the Lawn will return this year with a virtual event in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Festival, celebrating its seventh year, will present “best of” Dance on the...

“Essex County Remembers” To Be Held Remotely, Live Streamed from Eagle Rock Memorial

West Orange, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced the annual “Essex County Remembers,” a solemn ceremony at the Essex County Eagle Rock September 11th Memorial that will mark the...

New Jersey Restaurants Can Reopen Indoor Dining at 25% Capacity Starting Friday

This Friday, New Jersey restaurants can reopen indoor dining at 25 percent capacity and with social distancing between tables, Gov. Phil Murphy announced Monday.

Montclair Property Owners Association Could Get List of Resident Email Addresses, Cell Phone Numbers

Montclair, NJ - Montclair Property Owners Association (MPOA) wants your email address and cell number. MPOA, who as a group are seeking to get a question on the ballot to repeal the rent control...

A Better Lackawanna: Public Can Listen In on Lackawanna Plaza Court Hearing From Home

Montclair, NJ - Priscilla Eshelman of A Better Lackawanna responded to our request for comment and offered this update on the Lackawanna appeal: "Both sides have submitted written arguments regarding the grounds of our suit;...
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Montclair Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Now at 504, MSU Reports Two Cases

Montclair, NJ- Montclair Township Health Department reports that as of 08-29-20, the confirmed number of COVID-19 cases in Montclair increased from 499 to 504; the number of individuals who did not survive the illness...

Montclair Police and Fire Investigating Car Fire on St. Luke’s Place

Montclair, NJ - Montclair Police responded to the area of 7 St. Lukes Place Saturday at approximately 11:59 pm, on a report of a vehicle fire. Upon arrival, police found a 2010...

Bloomfield Fire Department Takes Part in Implicit Bias Training

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- Bloomfield Firefighters have each taken part in a 90 minute interactive workshop on implicit bias. The goal of the workshop is to identify their role and responsibility in understanding, addressing and...

Shop Sweet Roots Produce Saturday and Support Entrepreneurial High School Students

Get out tomorrow (Saturday) and support local entrepreneurial high school students at the Sweet Roots Produce farm stand in the South End Business District (307 Orange Road). Purchase organic fruits, vegetables, herbs and more;...

Baristanet Profile: Tiffany Rolston Montesino 

Name: Tiffany Rolston Montesino Where do you live? Hawthorne, NJ When did you move there? Five years ago Where did you grow up? Paterson, NJ How do you make a living? OR What is your everyday passion? I...

Montclair College Students, Faced With Fall’s Uncertainty, Weigh Options and Make Choices

Montclair, NJ - Typically, when summer ends, college students pack up and head back to school for the fall. This summer has been anything but typical. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt life in the U.S.,...

Weekend Family Fun (At Home): Brady Rymer, Snowstorms, and More

Happy weekend! August is almost over, so let’s squeeze the last bit of fun out of it, shall we? We’ve found some activities and things to do that the whole family can get into....

UPDATE Double Take: Twin Sister of Montclair’s Renee Baskerville Appears in Video During Republican...

UPDATE: Lezli Baskerville says she will take action regarding Trump administration misappropriating her likeness. Statement below. In a video that appeared Thursday evening during Day 4 of the Republican National Convention, there was a familiar...

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