Montclair

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...

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...

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,...

Mountainside Meals Effort To Help Feed Healthcare Heroes Returns

Due to the Omicron surge and rising COVID-19 cases, an effort to support healthcare workers has returned, with a reopening of the GoFundMe in support of the team at Mountainside Hospital. Mountainside Meals organizers...

Snow Coming: Montclair Declares State of Emergency Effective at Midnight

Notice from Montclair's Office of Emergency Management: The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for our area which will be in effect from midnight tonight until noon tomorrow. Total anticipated snow accumulation...

More Montclair Businesses Struggling to Stay Open with Staffing Due To COVID

Montclair, NJ - Montclair area businesses have been struggling with COVID since March 2020. Early on they had to pause and then pivot. This year, as a result of the Omicron surge, many have...
Montclair Skate Park

A Permanent Montclair Skate Park Slides Slightly Closer to Reality

Remember when Montclair's township council passed a resolution for a permanent Montclair skate park back in July. Then, Skate Essex, a non-profit established to help local communities create safe skateboarding spaces and programs for...

Montclair Public Library Presents Khalil Gibran Muhammad and Jake Silverstein in Conversation with David...

On Thursday, January 13, at 7 p.m., Montclair Public Library presents a conversation with two major contributors to "The 1619 Project," the bestselling landmark reframing of American history with slavery and race at its...

Where Does The Money Go? Town Hall Series To Explore Montclair Municipal Budget,...

MONTCLAIR, N.J. - Montclair Councilor-at-Large Peter Yacobellis announced Monday the first of a series of virtual Town Halls on Montclair's Municipal Budget and Taxes, to take place on January 26th at 7:00 p.m. The...
Baristanet Year In Review 2021

Looking Back Locally: Baristanet Year In Review 2021

A look back at the biggest local stories of 2021 brought to you by Baristanet.

Montclair Firefighter Injured At Elizabeth Road House Fire

A fire initially located in the basement of an Elizabeth Road house, made its way into the walls and then spread to the home's first and second floors. Montclair Fire Department received a call...

Montclair Township Launches Directory of Local Nonprofit Organizations

Montclair, NJ – The Township of Montclair launched the “Directory of Nonprofit Organizations in Montclair, NJ” this week – a months-long joint project of Mayor Sean M. Spiller’s COVID19 Task Force Nonprofit Committee, headed...

Wellmont Arts Plaza Makes the List of APA’s Great Places in New Jersey

Montclair's newest public space -- The Wellmont Arts Plaza -- is officially great! The plaza has made the list of The New Jersey Chapter of the American Planners Association 2021 Great Places in...

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