Montclair Area

Remembering Michael Jackson

The King of Pop died one year ago today. Around the world, people are reflecting on the life of the superstar whose fortune and fame, it turns out, has soared out of the stratosphere. Since...

Who’ll Be This Year’s Montclair Idol?

Singers, dancers, stand-up comedians and entertainers - jump start your fame and fortune performing for Baristaville audiences to compete for the title of "Montclair Idol!" The three-day event takes place July 16, 17, and 18...

Congratulations Montclair Class Of 2010!

Hundreds gathered for graduation ceremonies at Montclair High last night; we were spared from rain showers, but not from tears of joy. Happy graduates were rockin' and rollin', hanging out the windows of the...

Graduations, Indoors

Bloomfield High School had to hold its graduation indoors because of arsenic contamination at Foley Field. Montclair's graduation is taking place indoors because of a threat of thunderstorms -- even though the sun's out...

Montclair Police Blotter: Watch Your Windows

Lt. Scott Buehler of the Montclair Police Department tells us of two burglaries that took place yesterday (one of Montclair Ave.; the other on Columbus Ave) where access was gained by cutting a...

Wardrobe Need a Revamp? From Discards to Glam in Baristaville

Women and girls can expect to find wardrobe and accessory treasures at two unusual shopping events this weekend. Both events take place on Saturday, June 26 from 10am-4pm. Happy hunting, gals -- let us...

No Swimming at Essex Pool Today: Opening Delayed Again

It may be 100 degrees (again) but there will be no cooling off at the Essex Pool today (again) due to unfinished resurfacing. The pool, which was originally slated for its usual Memorial Day...

Remember Brookdale Soda?

Ah a hot summer afternoon, back in the day, when basements were still called cellars ... and they all contained a nice stash of the local favorite, Brookdale Soda. It was made and bottled...

Classic Cars Cruise Through Bloomfield

The Bloomfield Center Alliance will be sponsoring their 8th annual Summer Cruise Nights that will feature class and custom cars every Wednesday night. Cars will be lined up along Broad Street throughout June, July and...

Baristaville Summer Concert Series

Summer is finally here and so are the free concerts series around Baristaville. Concerts start tomorrow. Which ones will you see? Little Falls The summer in the Park Concerts Series for Little Falls will take...

R.I.P. Terry Webster, GR History Maven

Glen Ridge mourns the loss of long-time resident and town historian, Eleanor S. Webster who passed away last week in Newton Square, PA. Known around town as Terry, the co-founder of the Glen...

Good News for Libraries

The State Budget bill S3000 was introduced yesterday. Glen Ridge Library Director John Sitnik sends us word on the budget for libraries. It restores $4.299 million to the NJ Library Network and also keeps the...

Bring on the Heat

It's officially summer and things are getting hot. Temperatures are expected to hit 90 degrees this week. What are you doing to stay cool? How will you stay cool this week?customer surveys

Man Assaulted on Gates Avenue

A man was assaulted by five men on Saturday around 1:10 a.m.m Lt. Scott Buehler reported. Police were flagged down by a 39-year-old Montclair resident who stated that five black males at the corner of...