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Baristanet Profile: Christiane Agkpo

Name: Christiane Agkpo Where do you live? North Caldwell, I lived in Montclair for 10 years before that. When did you move there? In 2015 when I was expecting my 4th child; we needed more space! Where did you...

In Harmony Montclair Presents 6th Annual Harmony Concert, A Fundraiser for S.O.F.I.A.

MONTCLAIR, NJ – In Harmony Montclair teens are ready to make a difference in the community with their time and talents! The Harmony Concert is a variety benefit show with singing, dancing, and many other...

Weekend Family Fun (At Home): Fourth of July Craft, Water Fun and More

Happy Independence Day Weekend! We’re staring down another holiday that’s bound to look unlike anything it has in the past, but there’s still plenty of room for fun. Check out some of the neat...

DesignShed Face Shields – Get Yours Available As A Kit – Made in Montclair

https://youtu.be/zVfhzSL3f8g Face shields are superior to masks in a number of ways. Now you can get your own, courtesy of Montclair Design Week's DesignShed. The shields, proudly designed and made in Montclair, use the same design...

Verona Opens Town Pool, Will Montclair Follow?

VERONA, NEW JERSEY - Verona opened its pool full time for residents only, starting on July 1. The pool will remain open through Labor Day (Sept. 7). Fees were reduced for the shortened season. Verona...

#SocialDistancing: July 2 – 5 – Arts & Entertainment at Home

Your guide to the latest happening online to enjoy from the comfort and safety of your home.

Gov. Phil Murphy Drops By As Montclair’s New Town Council Sworn in (VIDEO)

Gov. Phil Murphy couldn't stay for the swearing in of all the members -- newly elected and incumbents -- to the Montclair township council, but he was on hand to swear in Sean Spiller...

Montclair Mayor Robert Jackson’s Parting Words: Give New Council ‘A Fair Shake’

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair Mayor Robert Jackson officially ended his eight years as mayor of Montclair Wednesday when a newly elected council was sworn into office. Jackson, presiding at his last council meeting on...

Churches, Temples Find New Ways to Worship In The Time Of COVID

MONTCLAIR, NJ -- The COVID-19 pandemic has transformed nearly every aspect of public life in the country, including one of the most central -- how people worship. Zoom meetings, Facebook Live and Google Meets...

Students Protest On Marion Road As Montclair Police Investigate Dispute Between Neighbors

UPDATE: July 2: Montclair Police sent this update statement previously released by Deputy Chief Wilhelm Young: On June 29, 2020 at approximately 12:23 PM, police responded to a dispute between neighbors regarding construction being done...

Montclair Schools COVID-19 Parent Survey: More Than Half Would Send Kids To School in...

Montclair Schools have released the district's COVID-19 Parent Survey results, along with a message from outgoing interim Superintendent Dr. Nathan Parker. More than half of parents surveyed said they would send their children to...

Gov. Murphy: New Jersey Indoor Dining Postponed ‘Indefinitely’

Plans to allow indoor dining to resume with reduced capacity in New Jersey's restaurants Thursday will not happen. "We had planned to loosen restrictions this week. However, after COVID-19 spikes in other states driven by,...

Making Virtual Summer Work for Families with Remote Camps, Fun and Learning

Summer vacation is going to be very different this year for everyone, but especially for school age children.  Baristanet has shared lists of activities for breaks before, but summer is a bigger challenge than...

Fresh Air Montclair Fashion Parade Highlights Local Designers with Wearable Art

Despite Sunday's sweltering 90-degree heat, the models and designers looked cool and breezy for the Fresh Air Fashion Parade in Montclair Center. Organized by Cynthia Walker of Start Out Fresh Intervention Advocates (S.O.F.I.A.) and...