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Dancing with the Stars’ Maks and Val Tour Comes to NJPAC – August 10

Marking their first performance in the tri-state area since the COVID pandemic shutdown, Latin and ballroom champions Maksim and Valentin Chmerkovskiy return to New Jersey this summer. You already know and love the Chmerkovskiy...

Baristanet Profile: Jean Warsager

Name:  Jean Warsager Where do you live? (Town and/or neighborhood) Proud resident of Montclair, South End When did you move there?  I grew up in the South End of Montclair, and although I’ve lived in other...

Palato Caffe & Cucina: A New Italian To Love in Montclair

  Montclair has a new intimate spot for Italian dining and we started swooning over after our first bite. Palato Caffe & Cucina opened July 1 at 377 Bloomfield Avenue, across the street from Two South...

About Last Night…Epic Flooding in Montclair

Montclair, NJ - Montclair's Josh Crandall, who runs Clever Commute, is used to keeping commuters apprised of all kinds of transit congestion issues and delays. Yesterday the big story was epic flooding in...

Weekend Family Fun: Movies, Butterflies, Stage Performances and More

Happy weekend, everyone! It feels like Independence day was just yesterday, but here we are at the end of July! If you're ready to have some terrific summer fun, we've got some activities to...

MontClairVoyant: Municipal Elections and Other Column Confections

DEAR MONTCLAIRVOYANT, The township rejected Vote Montclair's petition to move municipal elections from May to November. Good move? Sincerely, Dee Cision No. Let the referendum happen. Switching to November could increase turnout as people also...

Montclair Rotary Club Marking 100th Year of Service With Goal to Donate $10K ...

Montclair, NJ - Rotary Club of Montclair is marking its 100th year of service to the community by setting a big challenge. The club plans to donate $10,000 to local not-for-profit organizations based in its...

Weekend Events: Live Music, Film, Comedy, a Beach Party Concert, and More!

Your guide to this weekend's events–both virtual and in-person.

Teens Volunteer at Bloomfield Church for New Archdiocese of Newark Service Program

Bloomfield, N.J. – A group of young Archdiocese of Newark parishioners volunteered to assist with maintenance projects at Sacred Heart Church in Bloomfield on July 24. Their efforts were part of “Days in...

Garden State Parkway Service Areas Named After Larry Doby, James Gandolfini, Whitney Houston

Montclair, NJ - Say goodbye to Cheesequake and hello to Jon Bon Jovi. Nine Garden State Parkway service areas are being renamed and the iconic honorees are names you will definitely recognize, including Montclair's...
U23 Men's Eight World Championships Team

Montclair’s Coplan Rows to Silver Medal at World Championships

Kenneth Coplan was upset when he found out his parents had gone behind his back and signed him up for a rowing camp run by the coaches at Montclair High School. Finally, after some convincing, the...

Montclair Crime: Break-In At Church Street Jewelry Store

The week in Montclair crime from Sergeant Terence Turner, Montclair Police Dept. Burglary July 20, 2021 (Church Street): At 5:05 AM, Officers responded to S&K Jewelers on a report of an activated burglar alarm. Upon arrival...

CDC Now Says Everyone Should Mask Up At School, Even If Fully Vaccinated

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has made a big change to masking guidelines Tuesday: Everyone in areas of substantial/high transmission should wear a mask, even if vaccinated. The CDC’s COVID Data Tracker...

Montclair Architect Nina Cooke John Wins National Competition to Design New Newark Monument

Montclair architect Nina Cooke John’s busy and accomplished year just outdid itself. Cooke John’s design for a Harriet Tubman tribute, “Shadow of a Face," will become the City of Newark’s newest monument in Washington...

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