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MontClairVoyant: Another ‘Clash’ as the Council Seeks…’Complete Control’?

DEAR MONTCLAIRVOYANT, Most members of Montclair's Senior Citizens Advisory Committee (SCAC) have resigned following interference from the Township Council. Reaction? Sincerely, No Way to Treat Volunteers Sadly reminiscent of the TC's recent interference with Montclair's...

AIM Celebrates Black History Month: A Conversation with George Shirley

AIM’s February Saturday Social will feature legendary tenor and former Montclair resident George Shirley. During a career that spans more than 60 years, Mr. Shirley has won national and international acclaim as a...

MontClairVoyant: Slightly Less of a Nightmare on Elm Street

DEAR MONTCLAIRVOYANT, Last week, you fantasized about an "Alternate Universe Montclair" with small development rather than the too-big development we keep getting. The Planning Board subsequently approved a slightly downsized 10 Elm Street project....

Shop Local For Valentine’s Day Gifts and Sweets

Are you ready for Valentine's Day? It's almost here! Shop local for that special someone by checking out these shops in and around Montclair. Giftbar (465 Bloomfield Avenue) has an eclectic collection of items, including...

MontClairVoyant: In ‘Alternate Universe Montclair,’ Small Is All

DEAR MONTCLAIRVOYANT, It's alternate-universe time again, but first let's start in our real universe. What do you think of the three-story, 750-unit storage facility being proposed for a Grove Street site? Sincerely, Stuff and...

Montclair DJ Launches ‘Danceteria REWIND’ Show on Twitch

Montclair, NJ - Remember Danceteria? A Montclair DJ is bringing the music back. Radio mix show DJ, club DJ, and music producer Rafe Gomez will debut “Danceteria REWIND” on the Twitch livestreaming platform beginning...

MontClairVoyant: Many a Topic During Weather Not Tropic

DEAR MONTCLAIRVOYANT, I was so puzzled about two Montclair things that I stepped into the water in my apartment building's flooded basement last week. Dumb of me? Sincerely, Wet It Be, Wet It Be Not...

Celebrate Lunar New Year at American Dream

Usher in the Year of the Tiger and the good fortune it brings at American Dream with a series of festive performances, red envelope gifting, and holiday décor. YEAR OF THE TIGER PERFORMANCE SERIES Join American...

Newark Winter Village Ice-Skating Expands with New Special-Event Programming

NEWARK, N.J. – Newark Social announced a new lineup of special events in celebration of their Newark Winter Village event that runs through January 30. The Winter Village, which kicked off on December...

MontClairVoyant: Meditating on MLK and Montclair

DEAR MONTCLAIRVOYANT, Was Martin Luther King Day celebrated this past weekend with various events in and near Montclair? Sincerely, Local Locus Absolutely! Not sure if all area towns had events honoring MLK, but the closest...

Watchung Booksellers Hosts Asbury Park Historian Daniel Wolff

MONTCLAIR, NJ -- Watchung Booksellers will host author Daniel Wolff in a virtual talk about his new book “Fourth of July, Asbury Park: A History of the Promised Land.” He’ll be in conversation with...

MontClairVoyant: Hybrid Has Motored Back to Montclair

DEAR MONTCLAIRVOYANT, What do you think of our school district's hybrid compromise as the Omicron variant distressingly roars through Montclair and elsewhere? Sincerely, Both Sides Now Odd to teach some students as they sit in...

MontClairVoyant: Seeing COVID with 2021 and 2022 Vision

DEAR MONTCLAIRVOYANT, In Montclair and elsewhere, COVID cases are soaring due to Omicron, many students might not immediately return to in-person learning next month due to Omicron, some businesses have temporarily closed due to...

Fleet Feet Annual New Years Day Resolution Run Returns

Fleet Feet Montclair's annual New Years Day Resolution Run is back! The run starts from the store at 8:30 a.m., heading up to the Overlook of the Eagle Rock Reservation via a 5-ish, 10.5...

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