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The Montclair Public Library Foundation Adds Seven Board Members and Welcomes Back a Familiar...

MONTCLAIR, NJ — The Montclair Public Library Foundation is excited to announce the appointment of seven new Directors to its Board, and welcomes back Rosemary Iversen, returning for a new term after a...

Bloomfield Church to Celebrate Black History Month with Mass, Listening Session

The Archdiocese of Newark’s African American, African, and Caribbean Apostolate will celebrate Black History Month with four special Masses and Synod listening sessions throughout the month of February. Though the Archdiocese traditionally commemorates Black...

SOPAC Announces More Than 40 Main Stages Show in 2022

South Orange, NJ - South Orange Performing Arts Center is coming back strong in 2022, offering more than 40 mainstage shows across various genres. Experience harmonious Singer-Songwriters, hilarious comedians, rollicking Rhythm & Blues artists,...

Montclair Mayor To Hold Small Business Town Hall

Montclair, NJ - Many Montclair businesses have struggled during the pandemic, with some having to close temporarily due to staffing shortages and other challenges. Montclair Mayor Sean M. Spiller will hold a second virtual...

Kekoa Foods Bounces Back Post-Covid with New Amazon Sales

2020 was a rough year for many small businesses, Kekoa Foods included. West Orange dads Daniel Auld and David Fullner launched the organic baby food company with a successful Kickstarter campaign in 2018 and...

Salt Truck Takes Out Traffic Light on Montclair’s Bloomfield Avenue

Montclair, NJ - A salt truck with its bed lifted took down a traffic light on Bloomfield Avenue at North Willow in Montclair during Saturday's major nor'easter storm. One person was injured at the...

Baristanet Profile: Alice Magdziak

Name: Alice Magdziak Where do you live? Bloomfield, by Brookside Park When did you move there? 2001, from Wanaque, NJ Where did you grow up? I was born in Liberty Center, Ohio and lived in Illinois, California,...

Montclair Dolphins Girls Smash Bests to Qualify for Top Regional USA Swimming Meet

Montclair Dolphin swimmers Kayleigh Surichaqui and Vicky Sluk smashed their personal bests at the January 14-16 AGUA Martin Luther King Jr. Invitational three-day swim meet in New York City to qualify for the top...

NJ Transit Gets Ready For Big Storm

There's a winter storm warning in effect beginning at 7 p.m. Friday with heavy snow expected for our area. All NJ TRANSIT services will operate on a regular weekday schedule today, Friday, January...

Weekend Family Fun: LEGO, Monster Jam and More

Happy weekend! We've rounded up some family-friendly fun in the area, so if you're looking for something to do, you're in the right place. Check 'em out! On Friday, celebrate International LEGO Day at American...

MontClairVoyant: Many a Topic During Weather Not Tropic

DEAR MONTCLAIRVOYANT, I was so puzzled about two Montclair things that I stepped into the water in my apartment building's flooded basement last week. Dumb of me? Sincerely, Wet It Be, Wet It Be Not...

Montclair Brewery Owner Wins Master Distiller Title on Discovery’s Moonshiners: Master Distillers

Montclair, NJ 𑁋Leopold (Leo) Sawadogo, co-owner and head brewer at four-year-old Montclair Brewery earned the highly coveted title on Wednesday, January 19th, during MOONSHINERS: MASTER DISTILLERS season 3, episode 9, “Shot of Redemption.”...

Petition To Make Lunar New Year A Montclair School Holiday Gains Ground

Montclair High School student Serena Lee, joined by the MHS Asian Student Union Board, started a petition to make Lunar New Year an official Montclair Public School holiday. Lee writes: My name is Serena Lee...

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