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Remembering Jordan Tassy

Montclair, N.J. - Three days ago, Montclair came together with an outpouring of support for Jordan Tassy who was hospitalized with COVID-19 on March 16th. In a pastoral message, Rev Anya Sammler-Michael of the The...

Montclair Mayor To Be President of NJEA For 2021-23 Term

Montclair mayor Sean Spiller, who is currently New Jersey Education Association (NJEA) vice president, will be the next president of the NJEA. Spiller was the only candidate for president and was declared elected to that...

Bloomfield to Hold Community Meeting on the Impact of COVID-19 and Women’s Work

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- The women of Bloomfield’s Town Council and the Bloomfield Commission on Civil Rights will host a community meeting about how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted working women and their work....

Mondrian Making Its Way to Montclair’s Lorraine Avenue

A Mondrian-inspired design created by John Guadagnoli for 224 Lorraine Avenue drew a favorable reaction when it was presented during a March 18 Montclair Historic Preservation Commission meeting. The applicant, property owner Talib Hamid Al-Bayati,...

Montclair High School Student Shovels Snow and Collects Computers to Help Kids

Montclair, NJ -- Alex Veldran, a junior at Montclair High School, was looking for a way to increase his volunteer hours for his National Honors Society application and help other students without risking...

Purchase Art Now and Support The Mission of Montclair Mutual Aid!

Montclair Mutual Aid is hosting a First Anniversary Art Auction online now through March 28. The online art auction celebrates Montclair Mutual Aid's one year of work in the community — and proceeds will...

Cuteness Alert: Montclair Township Animal Shelter’s Puppy Adoption Day (VIDEO)

Montclair Township Animal Shelter (MTAS) held an event Sunday, featuring some adorable mixed hound puppies. Attendees heard about the Shelter’s rescue work during the past year, learned more about adopting rescue pets and...

Montclair Rallies To Support Young Man With COVID-19

A GoFundMe page created Monday Montclair's Jordan Tassy, has received an outpouring of support and raised more than $20,000 in seven hours. Tassy was hospitalized on March 16 after getting diagnosed with COVID-19 the...

Montclair, East Orange Represented in ‘Proudly She Served’ Portrait Series

The "Proudly She Served Portrait Series" by artist Steve Alpert pays homage to women in the United States military and veterans. The series features large-scale portraits of extraordinary women military officers and enlisted personnel...
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Phase Two of Rental of Coronavirus Emergency Rental Assistance Program Starts Monday

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- Renters and landlords that have been negatively impacted financially by the COVID-19 crisis may sign up for assistance from the state on Monday, March 22 at 9am. Phase two...

Montclair Township Council Releases Statement of Support for the AAPI Community

The Mayor and Council of the Township of Montclair released this statement Friday: We are deeply concerned about the violent attacks taking place in our country against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. The attacks appear...

Baristanet Profile: Monifa Brown

Name: Monifa Brown Where do you live? Montclair, NJ When did you move there? I moved to Montclair in 1998. Where did you grow up? I was born and raised in an interracial family in Brooklyn. From going to the school...

Bloomfield Parking Enforcement to Restart Monday, March 22

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- The township will begin enforcing parking regulations again on Monday, March 22. Enforcement will be phased in with warnings and education during the first week. “Due to COVID-19, our...

Councilor At Large Asks Residents to ‘Dream Big,’ Announces Out Montclair (VIDEO)

Montclair, N.J. - Councilor At Large Peter Yacobellis acknowledged COVID-19 heroes and shared his vision for Montclair in a wide-ranging virtual town hall meeting Wednesday night that covered topics including rent stabilization, a proposed...

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