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Montclair Mayor Says Safety Must Be Top Priority When Returning To In Person Learning

Montclair Mayor Sean Spiller, who is also vice president of the New Jersey Education Association, made a statement Tuesday, regarding Montclair Public Schools and the recent cancelled opening of in-person learning. Everyone wants a...

Watchung Booksellers Hosts Mystery Writer Valerie Wilson Wesley

MONTCLAIR, N.J. – Watchung Booksellers will host award-winning mystery writer Valerie Wilson Wesley to celebrate the release of “A Glimmer of Death,” the first book in her new cozy mystery series. She’ll be in...

West Orange Arts Center Presents ‘Objet Trouvé: An Exhibit of Found Objects’

The West Orange Arts Council (WOAC) presents “Objet Trouvé, An Exhibit of Found Objects” curated by Carol Black-Lemon. The Objet Trouvé virtual exhibit on the West Orange Arts Council website (www.woarts.org) will...

Montclair Brewery Aids Fight Against Racial Injustices with ‘Black is Beautiful’ Beer Proceeds

Montclair, NJ - Montclair Brewery is participating in Black is Beautiful, a global beer collaboration spearheaded by Weathered Souls Brewing to help bring awareness to and raise funds to help protect those impacted by...

Essex County Health Professionals Receive Second Dose of Moderna Vaccine

Essex County, NJ – When Essex County opened its vaccination centers on Saturday, December 26th, these Essex County health professionals (pictured) were among the first in the county to receive the first dose of...

Montclair Education Association Describes Hostile Meeting, Shares Building Walkthrough Notes and Reports

Montclair, NJ - The Montclair Education Association is scheduled to attend a mediation Saturday with Dr. Ponds and a third party mediator, but in a statement released Friday, the Association says its leadership...

Superintendent Says Montclair Public Schools Will Not Open Monday For In Person, Hybrid Learning

Update: The MEA responds, says mediation will take place Saturday. "It is with deep regret that I inform you that I am unable to properly staff our schools for in-person, hybrid teaching and learning on...

Montclair Figure Skater Lindsay Thorngren Eyes 2022 Olympics

Montclair, NJ - Montclair High School freshman Lindsay Thorngren always puts her left skate on first, then her right. She read somewhere that Olympic medalist and two-time World Champion figure skater Nathan Chen does that...

Weekend Family Fun: Art, Pete the Cat, Space and More

Happy weekend! It's time to have some fun, family style! We rounded up activities everyone can enjoy. Have a look! On Saturday, Morris County Park Commission will host Maple Sugaring Demonstrations at Great Swamp Outdoor...

Montclair Public Schools In the News; BOE Meeting Raises Concerns About In-Person Opening

Will Montclair Public Schools open for in-person learning on Monday with teachers in the building? That remains uncertain. What is clear, after a more than four hour Montclair Board of Education meeting, is just...
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#SocialDistancing Arts & Entertainment: January 21–24

Your guide to the latest social distance events to enjoy this weekend.

Montclair Orchestra Donates Violins To Benefit Succeed2gether Students

Montclair, NJ— The Montclair Orchestra is pleased to announce a gift of six student violins to benefit local nonprofit Succeed2gether, an organization providing low-income students in the Greater Montclair area with a variety...

Trump, COVID-19 and Rent Control Prominent in Montclair Mayor’s State of Township Address

Montclair, NJ - Montclair Mayor Sean M. Spiller to deliver this State of the Township address at the beginning of tonight's Montclair Township Council meeting: My fellow Montclair residents. It is my great...

First-Ever Lighting of the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool To Honor Lives Lost To COVID-19

Americans will gather tonight, Tuesday January 19 at 5:30 p.m., for a shared national moment of unity and remembrance to honor the more than 400,000 Americans lost to COVID-19. The memorial is one of...