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Community Leaders Officially Launch Out Montclair To Support LGBTQIA+ Community

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Leaders from across Montclair Monday officially announced the launch of Out Montclair, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization created to foster community with and provide support and solidarity for the LGBTQIA+...

Watchung Booksellers Hosts Author of ‘Bee People and the Bugs They Love’

MONTCLAIR, NJ -- Watchung Booksellers celebrates Earth Day with Master Beekeeper Frank Mortimer, author of “Bee People and the Bugs They Love,” as part of its Evening with the Author virtual events. He...

MontClairVoyant: NJSLA Confidential – Those Tests Aren’t Good

DEAR MONTCLAIRVOYANT, A few days ago, our school district sent out a letter that included seven sad words -- a number that brought to mind late comedian George Carlin's seven "dirty" words. What were...

Happy Easter 2021!

Baristanet wishes you and yours a safe, healthy and very happy Easter and a bunny good time for all!
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Essex County’s 2021 Cherry Blossom Festival Goes Virtual

Essex County, NJ – The 2021 Essex County Cherry Blossom Festival in Essex County Branch Brook Park in Newark will be held virtually because of the ongoing conditions created by the pandemic. “The...

MontClairVoyant: April Fools Follies Follow March Madness

DEAR MONTCLAIRVOYANT, If/when our town's elementary schools reopen April 12, students will easily social-distance much more than six feet from each other during this continuing time of COVID. Impressed? Sincerely, Protocol Pro's Prose Very impressed! Um, wait,...

Get Ready To Bounce This April with Montclair Bounce Upcoming Events

Montclair, N.J. - MONTCLAIR Bounce, a creative project to build community and resilience, announces upcoming events for April including programming for teens, seniors and families that offer mood-boosting ways to explore, discover and connect...

MontClairVoyant: A Season for Treason and Reason

DEAR MONTCLAIRVOYANT, Montclair is known for having many famous past and current residents. Can you alphabetically list some of them, while including one fake name at the end? Sincerely, Sela Britties Buzz Aldrin, Yogi Berra, Stephen Colbert,...

Watchung Booksellers Hosts Charlotte Bismuth, Author of Bad Medicine

MONTCLAIR, NJ -- Watchung Booksellers is pleased to host Charlotte Bismuth, author of “Bad Medicine: Catching New York’s Deadliest Pill Pusher,” as part of its ongoing Evening with the Author virtual events. She...

MontClairVoyant: COVID and Cuomo and Coming Construction

DEAR MONTCLAIRVOYANT, Mountainside Medical Center began offering COVID vaccinations to Montclair teachers three days after a March 12 press conference announcing that would happen. Great news? Sincerely, Go Tell It on the Mountainside Yes! The greatest March...

‘Native Gardening For Beginners’ with Essex Chapter of the Native Plant Society of New...

Montclair, N.J. - The Essex Chapter of the Native Plant Society of New Jersey announces a free webinar on Tuesday, March 30th from 7-8pm., entitled: "Native Gardening for Beginners." The event is free, but...

S2G’s Montclair Literary Festival Goes Global This Month With Authors from Around the World

Montclair, NJ –This year, Succeed2gether’s Montclair Literary Festival is Going Global, with authors speaking about their books from international locales, including Ireland, Spain, Dubai, South Korea and Barbados. The special series of events Global Voices...

MontClairVoyant: Settlement Means April Will Be the School-est Month

DEAR MONTCLAIRVOYANT, The Montclair School District (MSD) and Montclair Education Association (MEA) reached a settlement March 9 for elementary schools to reopen April 12 for hybrid learning. Comment? Sincerely, Post-March Demarche A bit of a tight deadline...

Montclair Public Library Presents Elizabeth Kolbert, Author of ‘Under A White Sky: The Nature...

The Montclair Public Library presents Pulitzer Prize-winning author and New Yorker staff writer Elizabeth Kolbert in conversation with Michelle Nijhuis, author of “Beloved Beasts,” on Sunday, March 21, 2021, at 4 p.m. Kolbert will discuss...

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