Montclair Area

Montclair Sends Return To Work Memo, Now Requiring Employees to Wear Face Coverings in...

Montclair Township employees received a COVID-19 Return to Work Plan Memo Thursday from Sharyn Matthews, director of human resources. The memo states: "We are beginning to see the spread of the coronavirus in New Jersey...

From Civil Rights to Black Lives Matter, a Community Conversation

From Civil Rights to Black Lives Matter, a Community Conversation featuring a panel of educators and racial justice activists, hosted by Restorative Justice Montclair (RJM), will take place via Zoom on Tuesday, June 30...

MSU’s Montclair Innovation Lab Opens with Intent to Kickstart Small Business

Now located in the heart of Downtown Montclair – bridging the physical gap between the town and Montclair State University – is the new Montclair Innovation Lab. The Montclair Innovation Lab, located at 10 Lackawanna...

Oakeside Bloomfield Cultural Center To Welcome Food Trucks for Taste on Wheels

Oakeside Bloomfield Cultural Center is excited to announce Taste on Wheels – a mobile version of its traditional Taste of Bloomfield. Since the Covid-19 pandemic has pre-empted Oakeside’s traditional Taste of Bloomfield restaurant festival, Oakeside...

Montclair Moms of Color Help Over 30 Families In Need of Necessities

Montclair Moms of Color, in collaboration with Montclair Mutual Aid, had a successful first food drive box give away and on Saturday, they continued their efforts to help provide for the Montclair Community...

Baristanet Profile: Leslie Rubisch

Name: Leslie Rubisch Where do you live? Montclair, NJ When did you move there? Six years ago, from Brooklyn, NY Where did you grow up? Medford, NJ How do you make a living? What's is your everyday passion? I’m...

Bloomfield Closes All Municipal Offices Friday in Honor of Juneteenth

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- Mayor Michael Venezia has ordered all municipal offices closed on Friday, June 19 in observation of Juneteenth, a holiday that commemorates the end of slavery. “It is a crucial step for our...

Bloomfield to Hold Second Community Conversation on Race, Wednesday, June 24

Mayor Michael Venezia will be hosting the second in a series of community conversations on race on Wednesday, June 24 at 7:00pm on Zoom. This second community conversation will focus on public health and...

MHS Alum and Harvard Grad Miles Weddle Creates Stand in Solidarity Fund

Ever since George Floyd was murdered by a police officer on May 25th, there has been a global outpouring of support for the Black Lives Matter movement, and ongoing protests against police brutality. There...

Jazz House Kids ‘Playing Through The Changes’ Benefit Concert – Live Stream, All Star...

An all-star line up is on deck to support Jazz House Kids at its one-night-only online benefit, “Playing Through the Changes.” The uplifting and inspiring virtual concert kicks off the urgent JAZZ HOUSE KiDS...

Montclair Township Announces Comprehensive Recovery Plan for Local Businesses

In an effort to assist township businesses, Montclair Township Council announced Tuesday it will put in place several measures as part of a comprehensive COVID-19 recovery and business re-opening plan. The plan, developed...

Support NJ Student Blackout – Essex Juneteenth Rally This Friday in Montclair

Montclair High School students organized an impactful Unity Walk on Sunday, June 8, drawing thousands to hear their experiences and walk with them to support Black Lives Matter movement. Now, NJ Student Blackout, a group...

Stage 2: Montclair Makes News As State Reopens Outdoor Dining, In-Person Retail and Child...

It's Reopening Day in New Jersey as in-person retail shopping, restaurants offer outdoor dining and childcare services are allowed to reopen today, Monday, June 15, with restrictions. For instance, retail store restrictions include limiting occupancy...

Essex County Leads State in COVID-19 Deaths, County Expands Free Saliva Testing Sites

Essex County is expanding its COVID-19 testing initiative to include satellite testing sites throughout the County in addition to continuing to operate its drive through testing center in Weequahic Park. The tests are...