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La Casa de Don Pedro to Host Virtual Fundraiser Honoring Newark’s ‘Unsung Heroes’ of...

NEWARK, N.J. Newark-based nonprofit, La Casa de Don Pedro, a leader in social services and community development efforts, is hosting an interactive virtual fundraiser on June 17 at 5:30 p.m., titled “La Casa en...

Watchung Booksellers Hosts Summer Storytimes in the Green!

Watchung Booksellers is happily hosting more outdoor storytimes in Watchung Plaza Green this summer. On Friday, June 11, author Adam Gustavson will launch his new book "The Froggies Do NOT Want to Sleep” with...

Montclair Crime: Samurai Sword Goes Missing From Summit Avenue

The week in crime from Sergeant Terence Turner, Montclair Police Department Theft June 3, 2021 (Summit Avenue): The complainants reported several items missing from their residence. They stated that over the course of several months, a...

From Walnut Street Eatin’ to a Garden of Eden: Discover La Serra Gardens

Where can you amble through lush, verdant grounds bursting with blossoms, unique and unusual varietals, and find a great selection of herbs, vegetables, and gorgeous potted plants for purchase? Take a short drive to...

Montclair Education Association: 36 Staff Member Positions Cut ‘Draconian’

Montclair Education Association, in a statement Tuesday, questioned 36 staff positions being cut when the district is not in a financial deficit, and called for transparency regarding the reason behind these cuts. The full statement...

Arizona State Dean Named Next President of Montclair State University

Jonathan G.S. Koppell has been selected as Montclair State University’s ninth president, the Board of Trustees announced Tuesday. A nationally regarded scholar of policy, organization and management who transformed the public affairs college at...

Bloomfield Center Food Tours Return!

Bloomfield Center Alliance is bringing back its popular food tours that introduce you to all the delicious options in Bloomfield Center! The next tour on Saturday June 26th will include: Flavor-packed bites at 4-5 restaurants A quick...
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Fatal Shooting in Maplewood; Columbia High School Junior Killed

Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, and Maplewood Police Chief Jim Duval announced today that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force is investigating a fatal shooting that...

Watchung Booksellers Welcome ‘The Happiness Thief’ Author Nicole Bokat

MONTCLAIR, NJ -- Watchung Booksellers welcomes Nicole Bokat, author of “The Happiness Thief,” as part of its ongoing Evening with the Authors virtual events. Bokat will be in conversation with novelist Tess Callahan on...

Essex County Fishing Derby Events – Free For Kids 15 and Younger

Get ready for Essex County's 2021 Fishing Derbies! The free events will be held in six locations in the Essex County Park System. "Our fishing derbies are an excellent opportunity for our children to enjoy...

Watchung Booksellers Celebrates Virtual Book Launch of ‘In the Heights: Finding Home with Lin-Manuel...

MONTCLAIR, NJ -- Watchung Booksellers is thrilled to share a very special In the Heights Virtual Book Launch on Tuesday, June 15 from 8:00 to 9:00 pm with creators Lin-Manuel Miranda, Quiara Alegria Hudes...

Montclair Celebrates Pride Month With First New Progress Flag Raising (VIDEO)

Montclair officials at the state, county and local level turned out for the first ever Montclair Pride month flag raising. The Township of Montclair, as a result of efforts initiated by Councilor At Large...

Three Local Residents Join YMCA of Montclair Board

MONTCLAIR — The YMCA of Montclair is pleased to announce the addition of three new members to its board of directors, recently elected to three-year terms. The board is composed of up to 24 members...

Baristanet Profile: Marcia Almeida

Name: Marcia Almeida Where do you live? Montclair, near Applegate Farm When did you move there?  1972 Where did you grow up? Dominican Republic How do you make a living? OR What is your everyday passion? I am 70+...

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