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Gov. Phil Murphy Visits Temple Ner Tamid, Pledges to ‘Never Relent’

  Bloomfield, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy pledged his unrelenting support at a meeting Tuesday with Rabbi Marc Katz, Cantor Meredith Greenberg and congregants of Temple Ner Tamid. Murphy, joined by Attorney General Matt Platkin...

Montclair NAACP and Montclair Police React to Brutal Beating Death of Tyre Nichols

Montclair, NJ - Around the country, protests over police brutality are taking place in response to the brutal beating death of Tyre Nichols in Memphis. "With great sadness, I watched the tape of the...

Local Towns and Officials Condemn Act of Hate at Bloomfield’s Temple Ner Tamid (UPDATED)

Updated with additional statements Bloomfield, NJ - Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) released the following statement Sunday after an unknown individual made an arson attempt at Temple Ner Tamid in Bloomfield. "At roughly 3:00 Sunday morning,...

Man Throws Molotov Cocktail at Temple Ner Tamid in Bloomfield

Bloomfield, NJ- On Sunday January 29, 2023 at approximately 9:30 am, Bloomfield Officers responded to Temple Ner Tamid on a report of property damage. Upon the officer’s arrival, it was quickly determined that a...

Op-Ed: Plan For Lackawanna Plaza Will Help Montclair Keep Its Promise

Diversity and integration are the stuff of strength, sustainability – even life itself. I see proof of it at our farm in Asbury, N.J. every day. It’s down in the soil, on the microbiological...

Baristanet Profile: Kim Marsh

Name: Kim Marsh Where do you live? Montclair, NJ When did you move there? 2010 Where did you grow up? In New York, out on Long Island. How do you make a living? OR What is your everyday passion? As a writing +...

Allegations Against Montclair Mayor at Center of Revised CFO Complaint (UPDATED)

UPDATE: See below comment from Councilor David Cummings Montclair, NJ - A new revised complaint by Montclair's chief financial officer focuses on Montclair Mayor Sean Spiller's role in allegations of whistleblower retaliation. In October 2022, Montclair's...

Behind the Scenes: Montclair Stars In ‘Maybe I Do’ Opening Friday

Montclair, NJ - The town of Montclair was starstruck last spring when the star-studded cast of "Maybe I Do" began filming in Montclair. It's not every day that Diane Keaton, William H. Macy, Susan Sarandon,...

Move Montclair Forward Petition Urges Town Council to Approve Lackawanna Plaza Plan

Montclair, NJ - Residents of Montclair are divided on what should happen with the Lackawanna Plaza redevelopment plan. One group started a petition calling for the Town Council to scale back the plan. A...

Weekend Events: Live Music, Art, Lunar New Year Celebration, and More!

This weekend events guide column is sponsored by Kate McDonough and Paul Gold. So many great local events to enjoy this weekend! From live music and concerts to comedy and theater, to films and social...

Out Montclair and Porta Bring You ‘Sunday Slayday Drag Brunch’

Montclair, NJ - Get ready to slay! Out Montclair is collaborating Porta in downtown Montclair to host a monthly dance party and monthly drag brunch to bring LGBTQIA+ people and allies together. The collaboration kicked off...

Montclair Gets pastaRAMEN – An Italian Ramen Sensation Opening Saturday

Montclair, NJ - You no longer have to choose between Italian or ramen. pastaRAMEN, a pop-up dining experience at secret locations in Montclair, New York, Miami and Los Angeles,  is now making its permanent home...

Essex County To Modernize Montclair’s Watchung Plaza Intersection with Traffic Signals

Montclair, NJ – Plans are being designed to modernize the intersection of Watchung Avenue and Park Street/Watchung Plaza in Montclair, Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced. The improvements will enhance pedestrian...

Glen Ridge Residents Unite To Stop Conservative Group From Banning Library Books

Glen Ridge, NJ - A conservative group is trying to get six books banned from the Glen Ridge Library and residents are mobilizing to fight it. It's a situation playing out in communities around...

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