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Are You Ready For The Snow? NJ Transit Suspends Service Due to Winter Storm

A Winter Storm Warning is in effect from Sunday evening until 6 a.m Tuesday and heavy snow is expected with snow accumulations of 18 to 24 inches and winds gusting as high as 35...

Has Remote Learning Become The Grinch That Stole The Snow Day? (POLL)

Kids have done lots of things over the years in anticipation of a snow day -- from wearing pajamas backward to checking the predictions on the Snow Day Calculator. For many kids, there's nothing...

Paper Mill Playhouse: Video Auditions for 2021 Summer Musical Theater Conservatory for Young Artists

MILLBURN, NJ -- Paper Mill Playhouse welcomes audition videos from students 10- 18 years old seeking to attend the institution’s prestigious Summer Musical Theater Conservatory for young artists to be held this...

Montclair Public Schools Superintendent: District Still in Mediation; Considering Various Options

Montclair, NJ - The Montclair Public School District is still hopeful it can reach a resolution through mediation with the Montclair Education Association and is considering various options to reach an agreement, according...

Baristanet Profile: Rená Ambrose

Name: Rená Ambrose Where do you live? I live with my family and our cheeky Chihuahua in Montclair, 4th Ward. When did you move there? We moved here 6 years ago. Where did you grow up? I'm originally from...

New Jersey Crosses Vaccine Milestone; Gov. Murphy Calls For Patience

New Jersey has administered 724,371 vaccinations statewide as of mid-morning Friday – an increase of 43,770 from yesterday. "We’ve now put more shots in arms than we’ve had total confirmed and presumed positive test results,"...

Community Coalition on Race, SOMA Justice and SOMA Action host “Bloody Sunday” Memories of...

The South Orange/Maplewood Community Coalition on Race, SOMA Action Racial Justice Committee, and SOMA Justice will partner to bring Black History to life through a virtual presentation and conversation with Civil Rights activist, Joanne Bland,...

Weekend Family Fun: Outdoors, Indoors and Crafts

Happy weekend! Let’s have some fun as we bid farewell to January! Whether you want to get outside into nature, stay in for some virtual fun, or try out some at-home and offline activities,...

MontClairVoyant: School-Reopening Debate Is Heated During a Cold Winter

DEAR MONTCLAIRVOYANT, Montclair's 11 public school buildings met via Zoom to discuss whether they should reopen for families who want that. Can those brick-and-cement structures now ask you some questions, going alphabetically by school...
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#SocialDistancing Arts & Entertainment: January 28–31

Your guide to the latest social distance events to enjoy this weekend.

Montclair Education Association Says ‘District Will Not Agree To Request to Remain Remote’

UPDATE: "We are in consultation with the district’s attorney," said Superintendent Dr. Jonathan Ponds, Wednesday evening, in response to questions about the mediation and any further actions by the district. Montclair, NJ - No...

Judge to Dismiss MPOA Lawsuit; Rent Control Ordinance on Hold Until Feb. 19

Montclair, NJ – The Township of Montclair announced Tuesday that Superior Court Judge Jeffrey B. Beacham stated he would sign an order dismissing the lawsuit brought against the Township of Montclair by the Montclair...

Montclair Housing Series Workshop: Preparing for Income Tax Season

Montclair Housing Series Workshop: Preparing for Income Tax Season will take place virtually on Wednesday, February 17, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. It is offered as part of a six-class series covering topics that address...

Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Invites High School Juniors to Apply for Summer Internship Program

Newark, NJ – Essex County Prosecutor’s Office is looking for high school juniors to participate in its annual summer internship program. This exciting three-week program, designed to expose high school students to careers in...

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