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Montclair NAACP Youth Council Boycotts Montclair Together Forum with MPD

The NAACP Youth Council will boycott the Montclair Together meeting with the Montclair NAACP and Blue Wave and the Montclair Police Department. Genesis Whitlock, NAACP Youth Council of Montclair President and Shayla George,...

YMCA of Montclair Begins Food Distribution Program to Meet Community Need

The YMCA of Montclair is helping to feed people who are facing financial hardships during the COVID-19 health crisis. The Y has partnered with the Community FoodBank of New Jersey and the Seashore Fruit and...

Food Distribution Event at Essex County Codey Arena in West Orange Thursday

Essex County, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. and the Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders will present an Emergency Food Distribution Event on Thursday, June 4th at Essex County...

Montclair Police Chief Speaks Out on Murder of George Floyd

Montclair Police Chief Todd Conforti and the Township Governing Body released a statement Monday in response to the murder of George Floyd: Our Township has long been recognized as one of the most diverse in...

Montclair Moms of Color, Joined By Montclair Mutual Aid, Offers Support To Moms in...

Montclair moms Phadera Dunn and Shaviece Osborne wanted to create and support a village of moms in Montclair and the surrounding communities. Together, they founded Montclair Moms of Color (MMOC) in October 2019, with...

Montclair Together: Montclair NAACP, BlueWaveNJ To Hold Virtual Meeting With Montclair Police Leadership

The Montclair Chapter of the NAACP announces a Town Hall Series on the Criminal Justice System. The first program will feature Montclair Police Chief Todd Conforti and Deputy Chief Wil Young this Tuesday, June...

Glen Ridge Mourns George Floyd, Stands In Support of Black Lives Matter at Vigil...

Hundreds of Glen Ridge residents, joined by a group of residents from Montclair, made their way to the gazebo at the Glen Sunday, many bearing signs, to attend a vigil against racism put together...

Glen Ridge To Hold Vigil Against Racism Sunday

Glen Ridge will hold a peaceful, socially-distant gathering/vigil against racism today (Sunday 5/31). Residents are encouraged to walk from their homes to the area near the gazebo at the Glen; Glen Ridge police will...

Bloomfield Mayor Michael Venezia to Host Virtual Vigil Tonight For George Floyd

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- Following the tragic death of George Floyd, Mayor Michael Venezia has announced a virtual vigil for tonight at 5:00pm. The event will be open to the public and...

Montclair Interim Superintendent, Montclair Mayor Elect Give Statements on Murder of George Floyd

Montclair officials offered statements Friday regarding the murder of George Floyd, a 46-year-old black man, who died Monday after pleading for help as a police officer pressed his knee on Floyd's neck to pin...

Free COVID-19 Testing Available to All Bloomfield Residents Beginning June 4

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- The Bloomfield Health Department is offering free COVID-19 tests to residents starting June 4. Testing will be done on Tuesdays and Thursdays between 10:00am-2:00pm at varying locations. “As the state...

Baristanet Profile: Robert Genovese

Name:  Robert Genovese Where do you live? Montclair, New Jersey When did you move there? About 15 years ago from Brooklyn, NY Where did you grow up? Greenwich Village, NYC How do you make a living? OR What is your...

Montclair, You Did It! $80K in Contributions Reached for Toni’s Kitchen

In late April, three local funders joined the Township of Montclair to address the escalating food need during the COVID-19 pandemic. Partners for Health Foundation, The Schumann Fund for New Jersey, the Montclair Fund...

Montclair 4th of July Parade Cancelled For First Time in More Than 100 Years

For the first time in over 100 years, Montclair's annual 4th of July Celebration has been cancelled. All planned public activities related to the holiday are part of the cancellation, including the parade and...