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Montclair Synagogue Hosts Iraqi-American Journalist to Speak About Abraham Path Initiative

Writer-journalist Anisa Mehdi, an Iraqi-American who serves as executive director of Abraham Path Initiative, a walking route on the West Bank, will speak via Zoom at Bnai Keshet’s Kaplan Minyan, Saturday, Dec. 12 at...

Gov. Murphy Suspends High School & Youth Sports; Tightens Outdoor Gatherings More

All indoor youth and adult organized sports are being placed on a full pause – effective 6:00 a.m. on December 5th through January 2nd, 2021, Gov. Phil Murphy announced Monday. "We’re seeing outbreaks related to...

Rutgers Leading Coronavirus Therapeutic Clinical Trial

Have you tested positive for COVID-19 in the past few days? Researchers are investigating a potential treatment for people recently diagnosed with SARS-CoV-2 who have no or mild symptoms Rutgers is leading a clinical trial...

Morris Museum Presents the Tapestries of Jon Eric Riis

Morristown, New Jersey - Now through May 2, 2021, the Morris Museum will present an exhibition of works by contemporary tapestry artist Jon Eric Riis (b. 1945, United States). Active for nearly six decades,...

Montclair State To Start Spring Semester Later, Eliminates Spring Break In Response To COVID-19...

Montclair State University has made changes to its spring 2021 calendar in response to the second wave of the pandemic. The changes include moving the spring semester’s start date to February 8 -- three weeks...

As Essex Hudson Greenway Gets Closer To Reality, A Glimpse At The Old Boonton...

The proposed Essex-Hudson Greenway project, a plan to convert unused railroad track along the Old Boonton like to a continuous 11-mile long, 100-ft wide outdoor recreation space that would span eight towns, continues to...

The Silver Family Foundation/The Bravitas Group Matching Gift Raises $222,583 For Toni’s Kitchen

It's the ultimate feel-good Thanksgiving story -- the community coming together with a big helping hand to raise much need funds to feed those in need. Bob and Rhonda Silver, longtime supporters of the work...

Weekend Family Fun: Scavenger Hunts, Crafts, and Online Activities

Happy Thanksgiving weekend! Every year, but especially this one, it’s important to take time out of each day to acknowledge all we have to be grateful for. But it’s still the weekend and that...

MontClairVoyant: Stuff(ing) and Nonsense During Thanksgiving Week

DEAR MONTCLAIRVOYANT, Let's start this column on a positive note: Montclair High's female and male soccer teams each won state championships. Your reaction? Sincerely, Win-Win Situation Fantastic! Other than that I'm at a loss for words -- which...

#SocialDistancing Arts & Entertainment: Thanksgiving Edition: November 26 – 29

Here’s what's happening this holiday weekend.

Montclair Featured in National AMEX ‘Shop Small’ Campaign

American Express released a new national 'Shop Small' ad featuring Montclair Thursday. The 60-second spot can be viewed here: https://youtu.be/4rEEDes3B1w For several years, until recently, Councilor-at-Large Peter Yacobellis served in a Chief of Staff role for...

Happy Thanksgiving!

This year, more than ever, we are thankful for our health, home and family and grateful for our Baristanet community - readers, supporters, community partners and advertisers. We wish you and yours a very Happy...

Pedestrian Struck at Upper Montclair Train Station

A man was seriously injured near Bellevue Avenue by a Montclair-Boonton Line train on its way to Montclair State University Wednesday. At approximately 4:37 PM, Montclair-Boonton Line train #6253, the 3:47 p.m. departure from...

New Jersey To Issue New Travel Guidance; Famous Jerseyans Urge ‘Wear A Friggin’ Mask’

New Jersey's First Lady Tammy Murphy shared a new campaign to get people to wear masks. "As we enter the holiday season, it’s important to stay vigilant about COVID-19. Bon Jovi, Bruce Springsteen and Jon...

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