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Eagle Scout Delivers On New Bike Repair Stand At Glen Ridge Train Station

Glen Ridge, NJ - After nearly 18 months of pandemic delays, prospective Eagle Scout Zane Pagano led a group of Troop 855 Scouts in building a self-service bike repair stand at the Glen Ridge...

Catch The Harlem Quartet at Morris Museum, Thursday, August 26

Don't miss your chance to see the Harlem Quartet at The Morris Museum, on Thursday, August 26 at 8 pm. The Grammy Award-winning Harlem Quartet is as adept at Mozart as they are at...

Watchung Booksellers Hosts In Person Wellness Workshop with Catherine Duca

MONTCLAIR, NJ -- Watchung Booksellers is pleased to host an in person workshop with therapist Catherine A. Duca, author of “Unmasked: Discover the Hidden Power of Your True Self” on Wednesday, September 1 at...

Baristanet Profile: Chad Smith

Name: Chad Smith  Where do you live? Montclair - South End  When did you move there? Life-Long Montclair Resident  Where did you grow up? South End of Montclair  How do you make a living? OR What is your everyday passion? Owner...

Montclair Artist Carol Cohn Announced as Grand Marshal for 11th Annual S.O.F.I.A. Walk Against...

For its 11th Annual Walk Against Domestic Violence on Saturday, September 18th, Start Out Fresh Intervention Advocates (S.O.F.I.A.) welcomes the community to affirm support for those affected by domestic violence and intimate partner violence....

Rep. Sherrill Reacts to Loss of Legendary Montclair Leader Albert Pelham

Parsippany, NJ–– Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) joins local officials in reacting to the passing of Albert Pelham, President of Montclair NAACP and executive Director of the Montclair Neighborhood Development Corp.: “I am deeply saddened by...

Weekend Family Fun: Movies, Performances, History and More

Hello weekend! Are you ready for some family-friendly fun? We've rounded up some events and activities to help you spend your time. Gas Lamp Teens will present Into the Woods on Friday and Saturday evenings...
Baristanet Year In Review 2021

Remembering Albert Pelham, Montclair NAACP President and Exec. Director of MNDC

Montclair is mourning an incredible loss today as Montclair NAACP shared the loss the organization's longtime, legendary leader: It is with a heavy heart that we share the sad news of the transition of our...

MontClairVoyant: Our ‘Old School’ Town Wants New Money for Schools

DEAR MONTCLAIRVOYANT, Why was the Board of Education initially hesitant to start the process of trying to raise lots of money for much-needed fixes for our town's mostly old school buildings? Sincerely, Not Pro-Procrastination ...

Essex County Clerk Warns of Passport Scams

Essex County, NJ - Due to the COVID-19 crisis and the current delay in passport services, there are multiple online scams that are using these unprecedented times as an opportunity to take advantage of...
weekend events

Weekend Events: Live Music, Film, Comedy and More!

Your guide to this weekend events, both virtual and in-person, to enjoy.

Montclair History at Home Explores 19th Century Crime That Rocked Montclair

In the summer of 1879, residents of the sleepy suburb of Montclair were shocked to learn of a deadly altercation on Orange Road, when John Armstrong, an Irish immigrant coachman, was fatally shot by...

Radio Phenomenon Keeps Growing: Building Community During COVID and Beyond

One afternoon in late April of 2020, during the height of COVID quarantining, radio DJ Glen “Jonesey” Jones had a thought. Since he was broadcasting from home, and not at the WFMU 91.1 FM...

Create Your Own Gelato Dream Team with APEM’s Flavor Playlist Contest

Bloomfield's APEM Creamery is known for its creative flavors and theme weeks -- there has been Christmas in July and Italian Week this summer, as well as flavors inspired by all things New Jersey. Now...

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