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Support Local Black-Owned Businesses Now – Here’s How

Since our founding in 2004, Baristanet has always dedicated ourselves to support our local businesses.

Remember Montclair’s Another Stone in the Wall House on Park Street? It’s For Sale

Upper Montclair's whimsical stone wall house at 517 Park Street is on the market, listed at $629,000. Here's some of that backstory about the home and owner Larry Bloom, from Mike Shortt, back in 2015: Driving...

Got DeCamp Tickets? Coach USA To Assist DeCamp Commuters by Cross Honoring Through August

Coach USA says it will step up to help New Jersey commuters who may be stuck without a way to get to New York after DeCamp Bus Lines suspends all service Friday at midnight...

Baristanet Profile: Mohamad Al-Kassem

Name: Mohamad Al-Kassem Where do you live? Bloomfield, NJ When did you move there? I moved to Bloomfield in 2016, just before I married my beautiful wife. Where did you grow up? I was born in Syria and raised...

Montclair Shares PSE&G Outage Update For Those Still Without Power

PSE&G expects at least 85% of its customers still without power to be restored by Friday night, but some difficult restorations may continue through the weekend -- possibly into Monday. Crews are working 24/7. As...

Salvation Army Commanding Officer Walking 26 Miles Throughout Montclair Saturday To Raise Awareness For...

Major Brett DeMichael, Commanding Officer from the Salvation Army New Jersey Division/Montclair Corps, will be walking 26 miles throughout Montclair on Saturday, August 8th starting at 8:00 AM. DeMichael is doing the marathon to raise...

Montclair Busy With Storm Clean Up, Clearing Roadways, Special Tree Debris Collection

Yes, that's a whole lot of tree that landed in Nishuane Pool. The tree crushed the fence and caused minor pool damage; a complete inspection cannot be made until tree is removed from pool, according...

UPDATE DeCamp Bus Line Suspending Service Due to ‘Sustained Effects of COVID-19 Pandemic’

UPDATE: DeCamp provided Baristanet with this statement: DeCamp Bus Lines, a privately-owned motorcoach company that has provided transportation services to northeast New Jersey since 1870, announced that as of midnight on Friday, August 7,...

Tropical Storm Isaias Howls: Damaging Winds Down Trees, Knock Out Power

Howling winds and heavy rain battered New Jersey Tuesday as Tropical Storm Isaias touched down, tearing down trees and power lines. There was even a tornado sighting in Ocean City. Locally, trees have fallen...

Students For Justice, An MHS Alumni Group, Launch “Bottom Up: What’s Your Dream”

Students for Justice (SFJ), a group of Montclair High School alumni committed to protecting and investing in the lives of black femmes and LGBQTA+ individuals in the BIPOC (black, Indigenous and people of color)...
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Stormy Tuesday: Heavy Rainfall, Wind, Possible Flooding, Tornado Watch From Tropical Storm Isaias

Tropical Storm Isaias is coming to New Jersey today and expected to create hazardous weather. A tropical storm warning and flash flood watch is in effect through late Tuesday night; there is a...

Montclair Film Responds To Montclair Design Week Concerns About Festival Overlap in October

Back in September 2019, Montclair Design Week made public its plan for events in October 2020, months before anyone knew there would a coronavirus pandemic. Then March 2020 began the shutdown. Montclair Film announced that...

Bloomfield to Conduct Survey to Identify Properties That May Be Designated as Local Historic...

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- In a continued effort to honor and preserve the historic character of Bloomfield, the Mayor, Town Council and Historic Preservation Commission are beginning a survey of historic resources in the...

NJ Legislature Passes Senator Gill’s Bill Establishing Crime of False 9-1-1 Call as Bias...

MONTCLAIR – On July 30th, The New Jersey Senate unanimously passed S-2635, sponsored by Senator Nia Gill, which includes false incrimination and filing a false police report as a form of bias intimidation and...