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Assemblywoman Britnee Timberlake To Honored at Virtual Montclair NAACP Thurgood Marshall Fundraiser, October 30

Assemblywoman Britnee Timberlake will receive the esteemed Thurgood Marshall Award at the 104th annual Thurgood Marshall Fundraiser of the Montclair NAACP. The event will be held virtually on Friday, October 30, 2020, from 7:30...

Baristanet Profile: Jacqueline Apicella-Dedios 

Name: Jacqueline Apicella-Dedios  Where do you live? I live in Belleville. One block over from Bloomfield. When did you move there? 2003. I was looking for a townhouse in Montclair or Bloomfield. At that time, I was...

Bloomfield to Host Community Conversation on Policing in Bloomfield Tuesday

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- The township will hold a community conversation on policing in Bloomfield this Tuesday at 7pm via Zoom and simulcast on the Township of Bloomfield Facebook page. The event is a...

COVID-19 Testing Dates For Essex County Residents Age Eight and Older

Essex County, NJ – Essex County announced its upcoming schedule of Coronavirus testing sites. The tests are are being offered to Essex County residents free of charge. To make an appointment, please visit www.EssexCovid.org...

Montclair High Senior Creates ‘Mail-In Ballot Breakdown’ Video

Confused about mail voting? "Mail-In Ballot Breakdown," a video directed and featuring Montclair High School senior Maggie Borgen and co-written by Borgen and the League of Women Voters of the Montclair Area, breaks it...

Little Falls School Student Tests Positive for COVID-19

A student at School No. 1 in Little Falls school district tested positive for COVID-19 The following message from the district superintendent was sent to parents of students who could have been exposed: In an abundance...

Montclair State University Welcomes Olympic Skaters, Coaches To Montclair State Arena

The Israeli Olympic Figure Skating team will now call the Montclair State University Ice Arena its training home. Skaters Alexey Bychenko, two time Olympic Singles competitor, European Championship Medalist . Mishel Moshaev & Artem...

Vanguard Theater Company Moves Forward With Mission To Open New Theater in Montclair

We're not going to allow COVID to kill this theater company. That was the message Vanguard Theater Company (VTC) sent loud and clear during a hard hat tour Friday at their new theater space in...

Newark Museum Acquires Major Work by Contemporary Black Artist Bisa Butler

The Newark Museum of Art has acquired a large-scale artwork by Essex County resident Bisa Butler, a rising star among contemporary Black artists in the United States, known for her quilted portraits celebrating Black...
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Montclair Ambulance Unit Takes Duck Derby Virtual

Montclair Ambulance Unit's Duck Derby is an annual fundraiser which enables MAU's mission and ensures life-saving operations. As an independent non-profit organization, MAU runs on patient insurance reimbursements only, and generous donor contributions....

Montclair’s Cuban Pete’s Violates COVID-19 Dining Restrictions For Third Time

Montclair's Cuban Pete's got a mention again in Gov. Phil Murphy's COVID-19 briefing Monday. Cuban Pete's was issued a summons for violating the executive order compliance for being well in excess of the capacity...

Glen Ridge Residents Join Together To Get Out The Vote

https://www.instagram.com/p/CF-n25cjjQh/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link Glen Ridge, NJ - Have you cast your vote yet? Maybe you and yours neighbors can meet up for a walk to the ballot box. Some 40 Glen Ridge voters walked Monday evening from the...

Bloomfield To Hold Town-wide Cleanup – Saturday, October 24

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- The township is continuing to take a proactive approach to keep Bloomfield beautiful, environmentally friendly and sustainable. Mayor Venezia and the Town Council in partnership with the Bloomfield Beautification...

Baristanet Profile: Arben Gasi

Name: Arben Gasi Where do you live? Bloomfield, NJ When did you move there? We moved to Bloomfield from Montclair in 2012 Where did you grow up? I was born in Sarajevo (Bosnia) and moved to France at age 12. How...