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Montclair Police Receives 1200 Cases of Sanitizing Wipes

Montclair Police Lieutenant Robert Romito, Deputy OEM Coordinator, obtained a donation of 1,200 cases of hand sanitizing wipes from Progressive Products of Rye New York, for use by various organizations in the Township. ...

Montclair’s Bellevue Theatre Takes Final Steps toward Expected Re-Opening in May 2022

Montclair, NJ - The Bellevue Theatre got one step closer to popcorn and movies Thursday night when its owners, father and daughter Jesse and Doreen Sayegh, testified before Montclair's Historic Preservation Commission regarding changes...

Baristanet Profile: Zane Keyes

Name: Zane Where do you live? Montclair, NJ, emphasis on hometown. I’m a Black small business owner who went to school here. When did you move there? At 10 years old Where did you grow up? South End border...

After Epic Flood and Pandemic Shutdown, The Max of Montclair Celebrates Re-Opening

Montclair, NJ - Like many Montclair businesses, the pandemic forced fitness & lifestyle gym "The Max Challenge" to shutter in March of 2020 to protect its thriving 500+ members and community. Months later,...

Weekend Family Fun: Art, Nature, STEM and More

The weekend is here again, and that means it's time to spend some time with the family doing something fun. We've rounded up some entertaining events happening in and around the area. Check 'em...

Montclair Husband Runs NYC Half Marathon in Honor of Wife with Brain Cancer

For Montclair husband and wife Brad Yankiver and Heidi Woo, the 2022 New York City Half Marathon was a true full circle moment. Back in 2010, the couple raced in the Pan-Mass Challenge, a 200-mile...

MontClairVoyant: VM Stands for ‘Vote Montclair’ and ‘Vigilance Mandatory’

DEAR MONTCLAIRVOYANT, Vote Montclair's two candidates won the Board of Education election on March 8. VM's founder subsequently wrote a gloating, ageist, anti-teacher-union piece that revealed a portion of the problematic education "reform"...
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Montclair Board of Education Invites Community to Special Meeting on Bond Referendum

Montclair, NJ —Montclair Board of Education invites the community to attend its Special Meeting on Monday, March 28 at 6:30 PM when a proposal for a bond referendum will be presented. The bond proposal...

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

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Montclair Reaches Rent Control Compromise (UPDATED)

Montclair, NJ - A compromise has been reached on the substance of a new rent control law in Montclair, putting an end to a two-year long fight by Montclair Property Owners Association against the...

Bloomfield College To Stay Open Through 2022-23 School Year; Forging Relationship with Montclair State

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair State University's Board of Trustees has authorized the University to provide financial support to Bloomfield College, if needed, to ensure the College can remain open through the 2022-23 academic year...

Montclair Public Library Announces Photography Exhibition, Todd Boebel/New Objectivity

Montclair, NJ — The Montclair Public Library is pleased to announce “Todd Boebel/New Objectivity”, is on view April 1st thru April 29th, 2022 during library hours, at the Main Library located at 50...

Montclair Orthodontist To Run Boston Marathon To Support American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Montclair orthodontist Dr. Ed Gold ran his first marathon in 2012. He decided then that whenever he ran a marathon, he would support a cause. For years, that cause has been the Montclair Public...

Letter to the Editor: Montclair Renters Need More Protection

As we write this letter, tenant advocates and some landlords are meeting to negotiate a new rent control ordinance. If an agreement is reached and approved by the Town Council, Montclair can avoid running...

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