Montclair Busy With Storm Clean Up, Clearing Roadways, Special Tree Debris Collection

Yes, that's a whole lot of tree that landed in Nishuane Pool. The tree crushed the fence and caused minor pool damage; a complete inspection cannot be made until tree is removed from pool, according...

UPDATE DeCamp Bus Line Suspending Service Due to ‘Sustained Effects of COVID-19 Pandemic’

UPDATE: DeCamp provided Baristanet with this statement: DeCamp Bus Lines, a privately-owned motorcoach company that has provided transportation services to northeast New Jersey since 1870, announced that as of midnight on Friday, August 7,...

Calling All Families: ‘Roll and Stroll’ To Support Family Connections

As the pandemic continues, Family Connections is working hard to stay open and continue supporting those in need. As a leading New Jersey non-profit, Family Connections supports children, adults, and families facing many of...

Tropical Storm Isaias Howls: Damaging Winds Down Trees, Knock Out Power

Howling winds and heavy rain battered New Jersey Tuesday as Tropical Storm Isaias touched down, tearing down trees and power lines. There was even a tornado sighting in Ocean City. Locally, trees have fallen...

Montclair Police Celebrate Seven-Year-Old Girl Who Took Quick Action To Help Sister in Pool

Montclair Police Chief Todd Conforti, accompanied by Deputy Mayor Bill Hurlock and the men and women of his department, honored a seven-year-old Montclair girl Friday, calling her a "true Shero." Seven-year-old Ruby noticed her younger...

Students For Justice, An MHS Alumni Group, Launch “Bottom Up: What’s Your Dream”

Students for Justice (SFJ), a group of Montclair High School alumni committed to protecting and investing in the lives of black femmes and LGBQTA+ individuals in the BIPOC (black, Indigenous and people of color)...
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Stormy Tuesday: Heavy Rainfall, Wind, Possible Flooding, Tornado Watch From Tropical Storm Isaias

Tropical Storm Isaias is coming to New Jersey today and expected to create hazardous weather. A tropical storm warning and flash flood watch is in effect through late Tuesday night; there is a...

Letter to the Editor: Gratitude for Teen Musical Activism

2020 is a lot of things, but without dispute it has truly been the year that our young people have stepped up to lead. In July, a local group called In Harmony Montclair (IHM)...

New Jersey Retightens Restrictions On Indoor Gatherings As Rate of Transmission Increases to 1.48

Gov. Phil Murphy announced Monday that New Jersey is retightening the restriction on indoor gatherings, with exceptions for weddings, funerals and religious and political events. Until further notice, indoor gatherings are now limited to 25%...

Montclair Film Responds To Montclair Design Week Concerns About Festival Overlap in October

Back in September 2019, Montclair Design Week made public its plan for events in October 2020, months before anyone knew there would a coronavirus pandemic. Then March 2020 began the shutdown. Montclair Film announced that...