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Judge Rules in Favor of Montclair on Rent Control Ordinance

Montclair, NJ – Superior Court Judge Jeffrey Beacham earlier today ruled in favor of the Township of Montclair in the Montclair Property Owners Association suit seeking a referendum election to repeal Montclair's new rent...

Baristanet Profile: Pete Simon

Name: Pete Simon Where do you live? In the neighborhood of laddered streets between Grove Street and Ridgewood Avenue that have the border between Montclair and Glen Ridge running through them. I like to refer to it...

Dr. Baskerville Calls For Montclair NAACP Election To Be Put On Hold

The Montclair NAACP is scheduled to have an election Friday, but Dr. Renee Baskerville, who was nominated to run as president against longtime incumbent Albert Pelham, has asked the attorney for the National NAACP...

Bloomfield Mayor Encourages High Risk Residents to Register for COVID-19 Vaccine

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- With COVID-19 cases spiking across the state, Mayor Venezia is urging qualifying residents to register to get their COVID-19 vaccination as quickly as possible. The state is currently in phase...

Essex County Board of Commissioners Denounce Violence at Capitol

The Essex County Board of Commissioners unequivocally denounces the violent activities of the insurrectionists who stormed the Capitol Building in Washington, DC last Wednesday, January 6, 2021. The chain of events was horrific, despicable,...

Calling All Small Businesses! Sign Up At Montclair COVID Task Force

Are you the owner of a small business in Montclair? Montclair's Small Business COVID Task Force is taking action to help small businesses, but getting on their list is the key to getting the...

UPDATED Rep. Mikie Sherrill Says Members of Congress Gave Groups ‘Reconnaissance’ Tours of Capitol

UPDATE: (2:30 p.m.): Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11), joined by more than 30 members of Congress, have requested an investigation from the Acting House Sergeant at Arms, Acting Senate Sergeant at Arms, and...
Alexis Sablone and members of Skate Essex and Montclair Skate Club at the Montclair Skatepark

Future Olympic Skateboarder Alexis Sablone Visits Montclair’s Skate Park (VIDEO)

When school gets out, the Montclair pop-up skate park on the tennis courts near Rand Park fill up with skateboarders of all ages riding on homemade obstacles. Now that vibrant skate community is about to...

MLK Scholarship Fund Committee To Host Virtual Scholarship Breakfast, January 18

Montclair's MLK Scholarship Fund Committee has, for the past 31 years, celebrated Dr. Martin Luther King by hosting a Scholarship Fund Breakfast. The breakfast was both a fundraiser and an opportunity to acknowledge students...

Coalition on Race Hosts 20th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Event

The South Orange/Maplewood Community Coalition on Race is hosting its 20th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Observance and Luminary Project on January 18, 2021 at 2:00 PM. This year’s event will...

Montclair NAACP To Hold Elections January 15

The Montclair Chapter of the NAACP will be holding elections for Officers and the Executive Committee on January 15th, 2021. All active members as of December 15, 2020 will be eligible to vote....

Montclair Housing Series Workshop: Foreclosure and Other Options

This is a virtual workshop, offered as part of a six-class series covering topics that address obtaining and sustaining housing goals: Mortgage Forbearance Loan Modification Foreclosure Evaluating your options Free for Montclair residents and municipal employees. Wednesday, January 20, 3:00...

Letter to the Editor: Councilor Calls On Montclair Republicans to Repudiate Trump

I was shocked to see the chaos and lack of respect for our national capitol by the rioting mob on Wednesday, which was clearly responding to all the negative comments and direction from the...

YMCA of Montclair To Host Brave Space Community Dialogue

The YMCA of Montclair invites you to the first 2021 Brave Space Community Dialogue on the eve of MLK Day, Sunday, January 17, from 7-8pm: We will reflect on the day that Dr. Martin Luther...