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Baristanet Profile: Dawn Fitch

Name: Dawn Fitch Where do you live? West Orange When did you move there? 2019 Where did you grow up? Bayonne How do you make a living? OR What is your everyday passion? I am the founder of Pooka Pure and...

Two West Orange Whole Foods Employees Test Positive For Coronavirus

West Orange Whole Foods remains open, but two employees who tested positive for the coronavirus are in quarantine, a company spokesperson says according to NJ.com. “Out of an abundance of caution, the store performed an...
Happiness Is A Baby Amur Leopard at Essex County's Turtle Back Zoo

Happiness Is A Baby Amur Leopard at Essex County’s Turtle Back Zoo

West Orange, NJ – It's just what we need right now -- cute baby photos of a female Amur leopard cub born at Essex County Turtle Back Zoo in West Orange. The cub, named...

Local Efforts to Make Masks, Donate Masks to Protect Healthcare Workers Against COVID-19

Montclair Design Week has organized a Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Donation Drive for local hospitals. If you have a surplus supply of PPE, click here to donate or volunteer or call 973-744-2544 for more...
st. patrick's day

St. Patrick’s Day Parades in West Orange and Newark Postponed Due To COVID-19

St. Patrick's Day parades in West Orange and Newark were postponed Wednesday night due to concerns about COVID-19. "We have been monitoring the COVID 19 situation closely and have been in constant contact with elected...

West Orange Man Charged with Having Sexually Explicit Photos of Children

Barry Eagel, 62, of West Orange, has been charged with second and third degree endangering the welfare of a child for distributing and possessing items depicting the sexual abuse and exploitation of children.   Members of the...

NJ’s First Refill Shop Opens in Maplewood, Could Montclair Be Next?

Deanna Taylor-Heacock was a stay-at-home mom who had always had an entrepreneurial spirit. "If I saw an empty storefront, I would talk to my friends about what would go there," she said. "I always had...

Montclair Child Development Center 50th Anniversary Celebrate! #MCDC50

Montclair Child Development Center (MCDC) will hold its first fundraiser celebrating 50 years of embracing every child, empowering their family, and strengthening our communities. The event will be held on Thursday, November 7, 2019,...

Random House To Host Book Launch For Edison Biography, at Thomas Edison National Historical...

Book Launch Reception: Saturday, October 26, 2019 “I do not find it so easy to talk about my Father...I have yet to find a biography of him that satisfies me as a picture of the...

SOPAC Awarded Major Grant from the Provident Bank Foundation

South Orange Performing Arts Center received a $10,000 grant from The Provident Bank Foundation to support its Education programs, including dance residencies at the South Orange and Maplewood Middle Schools, music residencies at City...

Suspect Charged in Maplewood Double Homicide Was In Relationship With Female Victim

Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II and Maplewood Police Chief Jim DeVaul announced Sunday that authorities have charged a suspect in connection with the killing of two people in Maplewood, on Saturday August 3, 2019. Shortly...

Authorities Investigating Double Homicide in Maplewood

Authorities are investigating an incident in which two people were killed early Saturday morning in Maplewood. Maplewood police officers responded to the area of Walton Road and Jefferson Avenue Shortly after 6 a.m. on...

Montclair to Hold Cancer Clinic for Uninsured Women in Essex County

The Montclair Department of Health & Human Services will host a cancer screening/health clinic for Essex County women who do not have health insurance. The clinic will be held Thursday, September 26, 9:00 a.m....

Baristanet Profile: Kamillah Knight

Name: Kamillah Knight Where do you live? West Orange, NJ When did you move there? October 2017 Where did you grow up? Montclair, NJ How do you make a living? Diversity and Inclusion Specialist Coffee, tea or … ? Tea What’s your idea of a...