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Bloomfield’s Tom Fleming Sunset Classic, Sponsored by Brookdale Shoprite, Returns!

BLOOMFIELD, NJ – The 34th running of the Tom Fleming Sunset Classic returns next Thursday night, June 30th. Registration for the races and packet pickup starts at 5:00 PM at Foley Field, with...

Montclair Police Officers Go Back in Time To Learn About One of their Own

Montclair, NJ – Montclair Police Chief Todd Conforti and Det. Sgt. Charlie Cunningham had an opportunity learn a bit of history about their department last week when they visited with former Montclair resident Jean...

Baristanet Profile: Cleyvis Natera

Name: Cleyvis Natera Where do you live? Upper Montclair, near Applegate’s Ice Cream Shop When did you move there? December 2012 Where did you grow up? I was born in the Dominican Republic, migrated to NYC when I was ten...

Local Reaction To SCOTUS Decision Overturning Roe v. Wade; Solidarity Rally in South Orange

Today, the Supreme Court ruled to overturn Roe v. Wade in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, eliminating the constitutional right to an abortion after almost 50 years and sending shock waves through communities...

Weekend Events: Live Music, Book Talks, Theater and More!

This weekend events guide column is sponsored by Kate McDonough. So many great local events to enjoy this weekend! From live music and concerts to comedy and theater, to films and social events, this is...

New Jersey To Have Historic Back to School Sales Tax Holiday, Cutting Cost of...

From August 27th to September 5th, New Jersey will have a back-to-school sales tax holiday – cutting the cost on school supplies, school art supplies, school instructional materials, computers and school computer supplies. "We’re committed...

Watchung Booksellers Hosts Local Author James Broderick

Watchung Booksellers welcomes local author James Broderick to share his novel, "The Last Words of James Joyce" with playwright Bruce Benway on Wednesday, June 29 at 7:00 p.m. "The Last Words of James Joyce" follows...

Sponsored: Montclair’s July 4th Parade and Picnic are Back!

The Montclair July 4th celebrations are back, bigger and better than ever. The region’s largest Independence Day parade returns after a two-year hiatus brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. The parade will take place...

Montclair Police, Animal Control Seeking Information on Brutal Killing of Fox By Illegal Trap

Montclair, NJ - It's not unusual to see a beautiful fox trot across a street or a backyard in Montclair, but yesterday, Montclair residents woke up to something horrific and inhumane - a fox...

Montclair’s Stephen Colbert Calls Capitol Incident ‘Puppetry in The First Degree’ (VIDEO)

Late Show host and Montclair resident Stephen Colbert explained what happened at the U.S. Capitol, when a Late Show team joined by Triumph the Insult Comic Dog were arrested last week and charged with...

It’s Make Music Day! Enjoy Music Today All Over Montclair

You'll be hearing music all over Montclair today as musicians celebrate Make Music Day, joining more than 1,000 locations around the world that annually throw music celebrations on June 21. Here are a list of...

Learn About Montclair’s New Rent Control Ordinance at Webinar

The Montclair Branch NAACP Housing Committee and The New Jersey Tenant Organization will host a tenant educational workshop with Joan Pransky, a tenant advocate and attorney, on the new Montclair Rent Control Ordinance, on...

Toni’s Kitchen Breaks Ground on Major Expansion Initiative

Montclair, NJ - Toni’s Kitchen, a food ministry of St. Luke’s Church in Montclair, celebrated breaking ground on a significant expansion of their space on Saturday, June 18. Founded 40 years ago in 1982,...

Adopt A Mountie Program Launched To Support MHS College Bound Seniors In Need

MONTCLAIR, NJ – Montclair Councilman Peter Yacobellis has teamed up with long time community leader Aminah Toler of Montclair Mutual Aid, Donna Montague; Daniel and Megan Roberts to launch a program to help...

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