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Experience The Not-Too-Spooky Halloween Drive-Thru at Sesame Place

Sesame Place has added an all new event option that allows families to get in the Halloween spirit safely. Experience Sesame Place in a completely different way during The Not-Too-Spooky Halloween Drive-Thru -...

Montclair Film Announces the Return of the Kids Art Project

During this unusual year, Montclair Film is thrilled to be able to bring back the MFF Kids Art Project. More than 1,300 students in Montclair public and private schools drew pictures of their favorite films...

Montclair High School Director of Counseling to Become Principal at Cedar Grove High School

More change for Montclair High School students this year, as Montclair High School Director of Counseling Dustin Bayer has followed former Montclair High School principal Anthony Grosso to Cedar Grove. Bayer has accepted the position...

Join ‘The Big Ride’ To End Alzheimer’s Disease With The Barber Twins at Glenfield...

The Barber Twins, Montclair's world class sprinting sisters Miki Barber and Me'Lisa Barber, have come up with a great way to celebrate their 40th birthday in their hometown -- The Big Ride. Join the Barbers...

‘Quiet Montclair’ Seeks To Reduce Gas Leaf Blower Use in Montclair

MONTCLAIR, NJ — A group called Quiet Montclair is making some noise about gas leaf blower use. A group of like-minded Montclair residents, who don't like the noise that gas leaf blowers create, have launched...

The Montclair Orchestra Announces Fall Season With Innovative Programming

MONTCLAIR, NJ – The Montclair Orchestra officially announced its fall season Tuesday with plans to broadcast concerts from SOPAC in October and the Van Vleck House & Gardens in November, as well as the...

Essex-Hudson Greenway Project Takes Another Step Forward

Newark, NJ - Taking a bike ride though Montclair, Glen Ridge, Bloomfield, Belleville, Newark, Kearny, Secaucus, all the way to Jersey City is the dream behind the Essex-Hudson Greenway (EHG). Essex County Freeholder Board...

Coffee & Cornbread Offers Southern Food, Vegan Food, All Organic, Really Good Food

Upper Montclair has a new feel-good spot for breakfast and lunch -- Coffee & Cornbread -- serving up "comfort food with a conscience." Coffee & Cornbread opened in the former SLA Thai spot in Upper...

Montclair COVID-19 Cases – Age 20 and Under Make Up 31% Of Cases in...

Montclair Township has begun to release data by age in its reporting of COVID-19 cases, something Mayor Sean Spiller told Baristanet the township would try to do. During the month of August 2020, Montclair had...

Montclair Residents Bombarded With Text Messages, MPOA Sends Open Letter

Montclair residents have flooded social media with images and complaints about receiving multiple text messages from Montclair Property Owners Association (MPOA), after a judge ruled that the Township had to hand over its contact...

Montclair State: 10 Reported COVID-19 Cases Since Reopening, Plans To Increase In Person Classes...

As many colleges and universities continue to conduct all or the majority of classes remotely, Montclair State University (MSU) has announced plans to increase in-person classes for its Spring semester from 40 percent (32%...

SOPAC Presents Independent Voices: Virtual Conversation with NY Times Columnist and Editor Bret Stephens,...

South Orange, NJ - South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC) will present its first event of the 2020-21 season, "Independent Voices: An Evening with Bret Stephens," moderated by Budd Mishkin. The event will...

Montclair High School Students Earn Commendations

Twenty-five Montclair High School students earned Commended Student honors in the 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program. These talented seniors received a letter of commendation and congratulatory letter from MHS and National Merit Scholarship Corporation...

Montclair Film Festival: Stephen Colbert & Friends to Perform Staged Reading of ‘Sometimes Live’

Fans of The Late Show's Stephen Colbert have followed him from his days as Chuck Noblet on Strangers with Candy to his work as a correspondent on The Daily Show, but what many don't...

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