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Get Help! Free Public Services Available at Montclair Public Library

MONTCLAIR, NJ — A trio of public services has recently launched or restarted at Montclair Public Library. These services are free and can be reserved as one-on-one appointments. Two of the services...

Learn About The Gilbreth Family with Montclair History Center

If you're new to Montclair, you may not know that the Gilbreth family, of "Cheaper by the Dozen" fame, lived in Montclair. The Gilbreth family is known because of its size, but Frank and Lillian...

Bloomfield Ward Maps Change as Part of Redistricting Process

BLOOMFIELD, NJ – As part of the once every 10 years census, the ward maps have been adjusted to ensure that each ward has equal populations. District 1-12 has been moved to the...

Ariel Goldberg Shares Research on Trans, Queer Image Cultures at Bnai Keshet, February 19th

Author Ariel Goldberg, who currently teaches at The New School, Bard College and City College, will share via Zoom research and writing on their book-in-progress on the ethics of Trans and Queer image cultures...

Baristanet Profile: Lisa Tamburri

  Name: Lisa Tamburri Where do you live? Bloomfield When did you move there? I’ve lived here all my life. Where did you grow up? Broughton Ave in Bloomfield How do you make a living? OR What is your everyday...

Relief From The Cold: Montclair Township and Local Funders Support Daytime Warming Centers


Montclair, NJ – Daytime warming centers in three Montclair locations are now open for individuals without a permanent home at the Salvation Army, Toni's Kitchen, and the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Montclair (staffed by...

Montclair Council Votes To Extend Indoor Mask Mandate Through End of March

Montclair, NJ – Montclair Township Council voted on January 18 to extend the mask mandate for indoor public places in Montclair through the end of March. The original resolution would have seen January 21...

Bloomfield Resident Goes From Working at Bellevue Theatre to Producing Award-Winning Short Films

Bloomfield, NJ - For 13 years, Bloomfield resident Damon "Abwon" Clindinin worked at movie theaters including Bellevue in Montclair. He watched as moviegoers came in to see the latest films, dreaming of making his...

Petition Opposing Chick-fil-A at Garden State Parkway Rest Stop in Bloomfield

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The New Jersey Turnpike Authority announced plans earlier this month to bring a Chick-fil-A and a Starbucks to Bloomfield's Brookdale South rest stop of the Garden State Parkway, replacing the former...

Baristanet Profile: Maria Sanders

Name: Maria Sanders Where do you live? I feel like I live in 3 towns: Bloomfield (where we technically live), Glen Ridge (our official address) and Montclair (where I truly LIVE meaning it’s where I shop,...
MLK Day Services and Events

Local MLK Day Services and Events to Honor Dr. King’s Legacy

Several local ways to volunteer or honor Dr. Martin Luther King’s legacy.

MontClairVoyant: Omicron Is an Omelet of Ominousness and Omnipresence

DEAR MONTCLAIRVOYANT, Your latest thoughts on COVID in Montclair? Sincerely, Peter Pandemic I'm glad our schools didn't go all-remote, but I do have mixed feelings about the Temporary Hybrid Arrangement Thingy. That's THAT. DEAR MONTCLAIRVOYANT, Why...

AAPI Montclair and Montclair Art Museum Partner To Celebrate Lunar New Year!

MONTCLAIR, NJ - AAPI Montclair and the Montclair Art Museum (MAM) will host AAPI Montclair’s first Lunar New Year Celebration outdoors at the Montclair Art Museum located at 3 South Mountain Avenue in Montclair,...

OPINION: Essex-Hudson Greenway – A Legacy Project Embodying The Best of New Jersey

Recently, I had the much anticipated and long-awaited opportunity to stand with Gov. Phil Murphy and a coalition of elected officials, community leaders and civic organizations, as the governor announced that the State of...

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