Montclair Area

Montclair Council Amends Budget To Allow For $100,000 Additional Library Support

Montclair's 2021 budget process had been fraught, with concerns about funding for the Montclair Public Library system becoming a hot button issue for many. On Tuesday, the council announced amendments to the 2021 Montclair...

Montclair Pool Badges Go On Sale Today; Pool Opening Schedule Announced

Montclair's Department of Recreation will begin selling pool badges for the 2021 swim season on Wednesday, May 5. Mountainside Pool will open on Saturday, May 29, and Nishuane Pool will open on Saturday, June 12,...

Bloomfield Civil Rights Commission to Host Voter Registration Information Session Wednesday

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- With the June 8 primary election just one month away, the Bloomfield Civil Rights Commission will host a voter registration information session this Wednesday, May 5 at 7 p.m. The...

Essex County Now Offers Walk-Up Vaccination – No Appointment Necessary!

Essex County, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced on Tuesday, May 4th that appointments are no longer needed to get a vaccine at Essex County’s vaccination centers at Kmart in...

Toni’s Community Closet To Host Blow-Out Yard Sale

Toni’s Community Closet is hosting a major yard sale on Saturday, May 8th from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (rain date May 15th) on the lawn of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 73 So. Fullerton...
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Outpost in the Burbs

Outpost in the Burbs Presents May Your Song Always Be Sung: A Benefit Concert...

Featuring Live-Streaming Performances by Over 15 Artists.

Remembering Olympia Dukakis, Oscar Winner and Longtime Montclair Resident

Olympia Dukakis, the Academy Award-winning actress who lived for 30 years in Montclair, has died at age 89 at her home in New York City. Best known for "Moonstruck" and "Steel Magnolias," Dukakis got...

Bloomfield Public Library to Begin Phased-in Reopening on Monday

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- The Bloomfield Public Library will begin the process of reopening on Monday, May 3 by allowing residents with a library card to access computers for up to 45 minutes with...

Baristanet Profile: Jazmine Parker

Name:  Jazmine Parker Where do you live? East Orange Where did you grow up? East Orange. I've lived here all my life. How do you make a living? OR What is your everyday passion? I work in social...

Essex County Commissioners, Officials Honor Jordan Tassy At Nishuane Park

Montclair, NJ – Essex County Commissioner Brendan W. Gill joined Montclair 4th Ward Councilor David Cummings, Councilor At-Large Peter Yacobellis, Councilor-At-Large Robert Russo, Norma Tassy (mother of Jordan) and family and friends of Jordan...

Impact100 Essex Hosts Panel with Nonprofit Leaders on Equitable Giving, Announces New Equity Grant

Impact100 Essex, a collective giving circle of 100+ Essex County women, earlier this month hosted “On the Ground” -- a virtual panel that discussed inequities facing local nonprofits competing for funding. Members considered how...

Team Up Montclair, Montclair United Soccer Club Partner With YMCA On Inclusive Playground

Montclair, NJ — The YMCA of Montclair is pleased to announce a $5,313 contribution from Team Up Montclair and Montclair United Soccer Club towards the Y’s fundraising goal to build an inclusive playground. This...

Montclair Mayor Says He Would Be ‘Fully Supportive of Moving to Elected BOE’

UPDATE: Vote Montclair offered its own response to Mayor Spiller's statement. Mayor Sean. M Spiller released a statement Thursday regarding an Elected School Board Referendum: As Mayor it is my obligation to fulfill my duties...

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