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Bloomfield Public Library to Begin Phased-in Reopening on Monday

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- The Bloomfield Public Library will begin the process of reopening on Monday, May 3 by allowing residents with a library card to access computers for up to 45 minutes with...

Baristanet Profile: Jazmine Parker

Name:  Jazmine Parker Where do you live? East Orange Where did you grow up? East Orange. I've lived here all my life. How do you make a living? OR What is your everyday passion? I work in social...

Montclair High School Senior Honored For Service, Leadership

Montclair, NJ - The Essex County Board of Commissioners, during their annual Essex County Celebrates Youth Event, honored Montclair High School senior Genesis Whitlock for her service and leadership in the Montclair community. The...

Essex County Commissioners, Officials Honor Jordan Tassy At Nishuane Park

Montclair, NJ – Essex County Commissioner Brendan W. Gill joined Montclair 4th Ward Councilor David Cummings, Councilor At-Large Peter Yacobellis, Councilor-At-Large Robert Russo, Norma Tassy (mother of Jordan) and family and friends of Jordan...

Sponsored: Wow Mom With A Belegram This Mother’s Day

Looking for a one-of-a-kind gift this Mother's Day? Give the gift of song by ordering a Belegram today! Belegrams are a modern day, socially distant twist on singing telegrams from Montclair native, Daniel James...

Weekend Family Fun: Crafts, Music, Animals, and More!

Make way for May! Make way for the weekend, too! It’s time for some fun the whole family can enjoy. We’ve rounded up a selection of things to do this weekend whether you’d rather...

Impact100 Essex Hosts Panel with Nonprofit Leaders on Equitable Giving, Announces New Equity Grant

Impact100 Essex, a collective giving circle of 100+ Essex County women, earlier this month hosted “On the Ground” -- a virtual panel that discussed inequities facing local nonprofits competing for funding. Members considered how...

Team Up Montclair, Montclair United Soccer Club Partner With YMCA On Inclusive Playground

Montclair, NJ — The YMCA of Montclair is pleased to announce a $5,313 contribution from Team Up Montclair and Montclair United Soccer Club towards the Y’s fundraising goal to build an inclusive playground. This...

Montclair Schools Superintendent To Recommend Frances Aboushi as Bradford Principal

Montclair Public Schools’ Superintendent Jonathan Ponds will recommend the appointment of Frances Aboushi as Principal of Bradford Elementary School at the May 5 Board of Education public meeting. Aboushi, currently Assistant Principal at Glenfield...

MontClairVoyant: Mayorship Navigates an Ocean of Controversy

DEAR MONTCLAIRVOYANT, Some people don't like that Mayor Spiller has made Board of Education appointments when he's also a high-ranking New Jersey Education Association exec. Comment? Sincerely, They Look for the Union Label Being Montclair mayor is...

Montclair’s Skateboard Community to ‘Push for The Park’ at Rally Saturday

Montclair, NJ - Skate Essex, the non-profit organization supporting skateboarding for all in Northern New Jersey announces the “Push for the Park Rally”, starting at 11:30AM on May 1st at Watchung Plaza in Montclair...

Montclair Mayor Says He Would Be ‘Fully Supportive of Moving to Elected BOE’

UPDATE: Vote Montclair offered its own response to Mayor Spiller's statement. Mayor Sean. M Spiller released a statement Thursday regarding an Elected School Board Referendum: As Mayor it is my obligation to fulfill my duties...
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#SocialDistance Arts & Entertainment: April 29–May 2

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

Montclair Man Infuses Classical Compositions with Rock & Roll and R&B

With his new album, Modern Sounds in Classical Music, Eric Heilner fully embodies the concept of “coming full circle.” His deep family legacy of classical music, including his father who was a member of...

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