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MontClairVoyant: Mayor Weighs In and Ballots Go Out

DEAR MONTCLAIRVOYANT, Mayor Jackson endorsed Sean Spiller as his successor this past Tuesday, April 28. Your reaction as voters mail back their ballots for Montclair's May 12 election? Sincerely, Chose a Choice Given that I enthusiastically endorsed Spiller's...

It’s ‘Takeout Tuesdays’ and ‘Gift Me Thursdays’ to Support Montclair Restaurants and Businesses

The Montclair Center BID is promoting “Takeout Tuesdays” and “Gift Me Thursdays” to support local restaurants and businesses. “Takeout Tuesdays,” a national initiative, encourages diners to continue ordering meals from their favorite places,...

MontClairVoyant: More Than One Selection for Montclair’s May Election

DEAR MONTCLAIRVOYANT, Before you discuss Montclair's May 12 election, are you angry that the recently formed Montclair Property Owners Association got a Superior Court delay of the rent-regulation measure passed this month by the Township...

Happy Orthodox Easter 2020

    It's a different kind of Orthodox Easter but the ceremony of the holy fire was witnessed by tens of thousands of Orthodox Christians around the world. Whether you are celebrating Orthodox Easter 2020 today...

MontClairVoyant: During Pandemic, ‘Silver Linings Playbook’ Is More Than a Movie

DEAR MONTCLAIRVOYANT, Does the coronavirus pandemic raging in our town and elsewhere have any silver linings? Sincerely, Or Bronze Linings Some, but it's not right to discuss the bright side of a scourge that's hurting so...

Montclair Bounce Offering Online Experiences To Cope and Come Together During Social Distancing

MONTCLAIR, NJ - The 2nd Montclair Bounce Festival scheduled for this Spring had to be indefinitely postponed due to COVID-19, but the organizers have come up with some timely and creative online experiences...

Montclair’s Rotating Quilt Show Brings Smiles

Fern Seaman, a kindergarten teacher at Nishuane Elementary, and Robin Schlager, Montclair's Second Ward Councilor, are friends who share a passion for quilting. Seaman and Schlager have been displaying a rotating quilt show for the...

Happy Easter!

We shared resources with you for attending virtual services, sourcing your holiday meal and finding treats for your Easter baskets. We gave you a bunch of fun activities for making Easter fun indoors with...

What’s On Your Social Distancing Playlist? Watch Sting Remotely Remix ‘Don’t Stand So Close...

It's what could be the social distancing anthem performed using social distancing. Watch Sting — former lead singer of The Police, perform the band's 1980 hit “Don’t Stand So Close to Me” in a...

Montclair History Center To Hold Socially Distant Annual Herb and Heirloom Vegetable Sale

Montclair, NJ- Montclair History Center announced plans for a socially-distant, safe version of its Annual Herb and Heirloom Vegetable Sale. Here's how it will work: Sale moves to Thursday, May 7 through Sunday, May 10....

MontClairVoyant: Before Adjourning, Council Satisfies Rent-Regulation Yearning

DEAR MONTCLAIRVOYANT, The Township Council voted 5-0-2 this past Tuesday, April 7, to pass a rent-regulation measure. Your three-letter reaction? Sincerely, Road to Dwellville Actually, I wrote three texts rather than three letters after the remote Council meeting,...

Happy Passover!

Passover begins this evening. Whether you are having a virtual Passover or finding your own new way to celebrate while social distancing, Baristanet wishes those celebrating a happy and joyous Passover! Chag Sameach!

Resources For a Special Virtual Passover

A social distancing holiday celebration.