Thursday, August 13, 2020
Home Towns


NJ’s First Refill Shop Opens in Maplewood, Could Montclair Be Next?

Deanna Taylor-Heacock was a stay-at-home mom who had always had an entrepreneurial spirit. "If I saw an empty storefront, I would talk to my friends about what would go there," she said. "I always had...

JewBelong Explains Judaism to the Disengaged

Stacy Stuart and Archie Gottesman had worked together for 25 years when they decided they wanted to try a new venture. The team behind the iconic (and sometimes offensive) Manhattan Mini Storage ads, Stuart...

Montclair Author Explores Yiddish Theater Troupe

During World War I, as many Jews were being persecuted across Eastern Europe, a group of teenage refugees in Vilna, Russia (now Lithuania) came together to create a Yiddish theater troupe. The group had...
Montclair Celebrates 150th Anniversary

Montclair Celebrates 150th Anniversary With Special Events Planned Throughout the Year

To observe this milestone, there will be a re-enactment of the first town council meeting on Sunday, April 15.
Biggest Local Stories of 2018

Biggest Stories of 2017

Here’s a look back at the biggest local stories of 2017 brought to you by Baristanet.