MontClairVoyant: BOE Also Means ‘Barrage of Education’ News

DEAR MONTCLAIRVOYANT, Three new Board of Education members were named. One departing BOE member lashed out in a statement. The district announced middle schools will reopen May 10 in hybrid mode. The Spring 2021...
Gender & Pronoun Terminology in 2021

Out Montclair Hosts its First Event: Gender & Pronoun Terminology in 2021

Get a better understand of why and how gender terminology and personal pronouns matter.
Bloomfield Public Library Seed Library

Bloomfield Public Library Creates Seed Library Just in Time For Earth Day

Choose a seed packet from the catalog, take it home to plant in your home gardens, and enjoy the blooms!

Watchung Booksellers to Host Deirdre McNamer, “Aviary”

A masterful exploration of the rich and hidden facets of human character.
Aging In Montclair

Aging In Montclair Explores Senior Living Options

Learn the differences among Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care, Nursing Care, and Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRDs).

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!
social distance events

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...

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