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Essex County Man Charged with Carjacking in Montclair

NEWARK, N.J. – An Essex County, New Jersey, man was charged today with carjacking in Montclair, New Jersey, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced. Andy Cook, 23, of Newark, is charged by complaint with one...

Montclair Councilor’s Online Fundraiser For Ukrainian Refugees Raises Over $10K in 24 Hours

MONTCLAIR, N.J. – Montclair Councilor At-Large Peter Yacobellis announced the launch of an online fundraiser to support Ukrainian refugees. The announcement follows Yacobellis’ recent collaboration with the local clergy association on a candlelight...

Gov. Murphy Comes to Glen Ridge To Celebrate Five Years, No NJ Transit Fare...

Glen Ridge, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy, joined by Lieutentant Gov. Sheila Oliver and Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo, visited Glen Ridge Train Station Monday to make an announcement about NJ Transit. "For the...

Montclair Premiere of ‘Gone Too Soon: The Life, Legacy and Loss of Newark’s Cultural...

Don't miss the Montclair premiere of "Gone Too Soon: The Life, Legacy and Loss of Newark’s Cultural Icons," a documentary that examines the lives and documents the artistic, cultural, and educational contributions, of several...

AAPI Montclair To Host First Color Run, Sunday, April 3 – Register Now!

MONTCLAIR, NJ – AAPI Montclair is hosting its first Color Run on Sunday, April 3, 2022 to celebrate the Spring festivals of Holi and Songkran. Holi is a popular Hindu festival, also known as...

Thousands of Rare Edison Disc Phonograph Recordings Released Online

WEST ORANGE, NJ – Thomas Edison National Historical Park (TENHP) announces the release of 2,400 historic Edison disc sound recordings, digitized and made available online in cooperation with the University of California, Santa Barbara...

Outpost in the Burbs Presents Light of Day WinterFest 2022 – North Jersey ‘Songwriters...

Montclair, N.J. — Outpost in the Burbs and The Light of Day Foundation present the Light of Day WinterFest 2022 - North Jersey - “Songwriters in the Round” on March 4th at 8:00 p.m....

Montclair To Get Its Close Up in ‘Maybe I Do’ Starring Diane Keaton, Richard...

Montclair, NJ - Wondering what William H. Macy was doing at Fascino yesterday, other than enjoying Montclair's very fine Italian? Macy is in New Jersey filming for a new movie - Paramount's "Maybe I...

Watchung Booksellers Hosts Neal Thompson, Author of ‘The First Kennedys’

MONTCLAIR, NJ -- Watchung Booksellers is pleased to welcome Neal Thompson, author of “The First Kennedys: The Humble Roots of an American Dynasty,” as part of its ongoing “Evening with the Authors” virtual events....

Baristanet Profile: Marissa Sanders-Young

Name: Marissa Sanders-Young Where do you live? I live in the South End area of Montclair. I moved to this side of town after I married my husband back in 2016. We both grew up here...

Cedar Grove BOE, Superintendent Email Apology After Silence Following Racial Slur at Meeting

https://youtu.be/KIr5QvwaTX0 Cedar Grove, NJ - Cedar Grove parents received an email apology from the BOE President and superintendent days after a February 16 BOE meeting where both remained silent following remarks made by a parent...

SOMA Schools To Keep Indoor Masking and Reassess; Will Montclair Announce Similar?

Montclair Schools Superintendent Dr. Jonathan Ponds, at Wednesday's Board of Education meeting, said parents could expect an announcement regarding masking in Montclair Schools on Tuesday, March 1st and how the district will respond to...

Weekend Family Fun: Art, STEM, Theater and More

Another weekend is upon us! Are you looking for some family-friendly fun? Well, you're in the right place! We've rounded up some things to do in the area. Check 'em out! On Saturday, Newark Museum...

Winter Storm Advisory: Snow, Sleet Expected For Morning Commute

https://youtu.be/4hvWKODCteA There is a winter weather advisory in effect from 10 p.m. Thursday evening to 1 p.m. Friday with mixed precipitation according to the National Weather Service. Total combined snow and sleet accumulations of...

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