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Baristanet Profile: Joseph Burgos

Name: Joseph Burgos Where do you live? Montclair, NJ When did you move there? 10+ years ago Where did you grow up? Long Island, NY (Wyandanch) How do you make a living? OR What is your everyday passion?  My passion begins with my...

YMCA of Montclair To Host Pride Brave Space Community Dialogue, June 22

The YMCA of Montclair is hosting a June event in its ongoing Brave Space Community Dialogue series. This event will focus on the unique experiences and challenges facing the LGBTQ+ community. The event is designed...

Bank On Something Beautiful: Montclair’s Bravitas Group Brings The National To Watchung Plaza

Montclair, NJ - There's something old -- and new -- coming to Montclair's Watchung Plaza. The Bravitas Group has acquired 17 Watchung Plaza in Montclair. Most recently the site of a Chase Bank, the...

La Casa de Don Pedro to Host Virtual Fundraiser Honoring Newark’s ‘Unsung Heroes’ of...

NEWARK, N.J. Newark-based nonprofit, La Casa de Don Pedro, a leader in social services and community development efforts, is hosting an interactive virtual fundraiser on June 17 at 5:30 p.m., titled “La Casa en...

From Walnut Street Eatin’ to a Garden of Eden: Discover La Serra Gardens

Where can you amble through lush, verdant grounds bursting with blossoms, unique and unusual varietals, and find a great selection of herbs, vegetables, and gorgeous potted plants for purchase? Take a short drive to...

Arizona State Dean Named Next President of Montclair State University

Jonathan G.S. Koppell has been selected as Montclair State University’s ninth president, the Board of Trustees announced Tuesday. A nationally regarded scholar of policy, organization and management who transformed the public affairs college at...
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Fatal Shooting in Maplewood; Columbia High School Junior Killed

Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, and Maplewood Police Chief Jim Duval announced today that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force is investigating a fatal shooting that...

Montclair Celebrates Pride Month With First New Progress Flag Raising (VIDEO)

Montclair officials at the state, county and local level turned out for the first ever Montclair Pride month flag raising. The Township of Montclair, as a result of efforts initiated by Councilor At Large...

Three Local Residents Join YMCA of Montclair Board

MONTCLAIR — The YMCA of Montclair is pleased to announce the addition of three new members to its board of directors, recently elected to three-year terms. The board is composed of up to 24 members...

Baristanet Profile: Marcia Almeida

Name: Marcia Almeida Where do you live? Montclair, near Applegate Farm When did you move there?  1972 Where did you grow up? Dominican Republic How do you make a living? OR What is your everyday passion? I am 70+...

Montclair High Seniors Make Their Mark at Chalk Art 2021

The Class of 2021 had the opportunity to express themselves during Senior Chalk Art 2021 Wednesday at Montclair High School with help from parent volunteers. Photos: Chanda Hall

DeCamp To Roll Out Buses For Commuters on June 14

Montclair, NJ - After more than 10 months of suspended operations due to the coronavirus pandemic, DeCamp Bus Lines is set to resume limited weekday commuter services beginning June 14th. "It's been a long,...

To Mask Or Not To Mask? Montclair Businesses Answer The Question Differently

It's been almost a week since New Jersey lifted its indoor mask mandate, with the recommendation, based on CDC guidance, that unvaccinated individuals continue wearing a face covering in public spaces - especially...

‘Love is Love’ – Montclair Councilor Yacobellis Reads Pride Month Proclamation

Councilor at Large Peter Yacobellis recognized the month of June as Pride Month, marking both an important moment for the Montclair community and a significant person moment as well. "It was 23 years ago that...

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