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Bloomfield Partners with Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School for Addiction Presentation

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- The Bloomfield Public Library along with the Bloomfield Health Department and Bloomfield Municipal Alliance Committee are partnering with Rutgers Robert Johnson Wood Medical School to give an addiction information session....

AIM Saturday Social Celebrates Black History Month with ‘Hooe Family Presentation’

Join AIM’s next Saturday Social, on February 27 at 2:00pm, featuring Montclair resident, educator, and researcher Betty Holloway. Betty’s presentation, “The Hooe Family and the Shaping of the African American Community of Montclair,” is...

‘Creating an Inclusive K-12 Curriculum for Engaged Citizenship’ Hosted By Montclair Area LWV

Events surrounding the 2020 elections reveal the worrisome rise of anti-democratic forces fueled by misinformation and misplaced grievances. Now more than ever, young people must be taught how to be engaged citizens. Engaged citizenship...

NJ Transit Introduces ‘Flexpass’ Ticket Option In Response To Changing Commuter Patterns

NEWARK, NJ –NJ TRANSIT has introduced a pilot ticketing option called FLEXPASS, which allows for more flexible travel options that better accommodate customers’ current commuting patterns which continue to evolve due to the ongoing...

Bloomfield Center Alliance Introduces Accelerate Your Success Program To Support Small Businesses

Bloomfield, NJ – The Bloomfield Center Alliance (BCA) is pleased to announce its new small business initiative – Accelerate Your Success! – a program focused on providing training and technical assistance in marketing and...

Baristanet Profile: Victoria Gallucci

Name: Victoria Gallucci Where do you live? The South End of Montclair When did you move there? June 2020. I lost my Bloomfield apartment in a fire in 2019 and found my new  home in Montclair’s South...

Montclair Meets Matterhorn: Personal Trainer Gets Workout Creating Her Own ‘Swigloo’

When the monster storm hit last week, some people shoveled, some kids built snow people or had snowball fights. And, admittedly, some of us watched a lot of Netflix. But Sabine Percelay, a personal...

Essex County and Bloomfield Partner For Emergency Food Distribution Event, Feb. 11

Essex County, NJ - Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr., the Essex County Board of County Commissioners, Bloomfield Mayor Michael Venezia and the Bloomfield Township Council will present an Emergency Food Distribution Event...

Montclair Brewery and Harlem Brewing Company Honor Gil Noble in Black History Month Collaboration

Montclair, NJ - In honor of February’s Black History Month, Montclair Brewery has collaborated with the Harlem Brewing Company to release the Noble Like It Is porter brewed in honor of Gil Noble, former...

Essex County Commissioners Honor Rufus I. Johnson for His Tenure on Board

Newark, NJ – On January 27, 2021, the Essex County Board of Commissioners adopted a resolution honoring and commending fellow Commissioner Rufus I. Johnson for 12 years of service as an Essex County...

New Jersey Increases Indoor Capacity To 35% Capacity at Restaurants, Performance Venues, Gyms

New Jersey's restaurants can expand their indoor dining capacity to 35% capacity -- an increase of 10 percent -- effective Friday, February 5th, Gov. Phil Murphy announced Wednesday. Murphy also lifted the statewide 10:00 PM...

A Stronger Montclair Leaf Blower Ordinance Passes First Reading, But Questions Raised

Montclair is about to take the next step in its long-conflicted relationship with leaf blowers. Montclair's Town Council voted 5-2 to approve the first reading of an ordinance that would put greater restrictions on...

Montclair Community Partners Collaborate To Provide Daytime Shelter From Cold For Those In Need

The Non-Profit Subcommittee of the Township of Montclair’s COVID-19 Task Force convened emergency meetings last week (January 27 and 28) to address yet another crisis triggered by the pandemic: daytime respite from the cold...

Bloomfield Public Library Partners with Community Food Bank of NJ for SNAP 101 Presentation...

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- The Bloomfield Public Library is partnering with the Community Food Bank of New Jersey to give residents a presentation about SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program). The presentation will take place...