Local Groups Offer Cooking Inspiration, Crowdsourced Grocery Shopping Intel During Pandemic

MONTCLAIR, NJ — One of the things you can still do while social distancing is eat. And while we know lots of readers are supporting local restaurants with takeout and delivery, you still have to...

Making School Work at Home: Local Advice on Adjusting to Remote Learning

Congrats families! We made it a full week into Montclair Public School’s program in Remote Learning! Breakfasts and lunches are being provided for students who qualify, Chromebooks and hotspots have been distributed to families...

New Jersey Has 935 New Positive COVID-19 Cases, Bringing Essex County Up to 273...

Update: Tuesday (8 a.m.): "As of March 23, the Montclair Health Department reports 13 positive cases of COVID-19 in Montclair; 2 individuals did not survive the illness. The Health Department understands the public’s concerns...

Montclair State University Announces PASS/FAIL Grading Options for Spring 2020

Montclair State University Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Willard Gingerich announced a flexible grading policy Monday to offer the maximum opportunity for success. Undergraduates will have the option to choose between receiving traditional...

Student At Bloomfield’s Berkeley School Shows How To Stay #BloomfieldStrong

We love how Berkeley fourth grade student Anilie Ali is showing us all how to be strong during these difficult days. Keep those inspiring messages of hope, support and resilience coming. Share them on...

Diabetes Foundation to Offer Free Diabetes Emergency Kits for Vulnerable Population during COVID-19 Coronavirus...

HACKENSACK, NJ –The Diabetes Foundationwill be offering free Diabetes Backup Emergency Kits early next week for individuals with all types of diabetes in cooperation with local and regional partners. “We are hoping...

Montclair To Hold “VIRTUAL” Board of School Estimate Meeting Monday

Montclair Schools announced how it will handle BOE meetings as we all practice social distancing. The first virtual meeting is tonight: The VIRTUAL Board of School Estimate meeting is 6:00 PM Monday, March 23, 2020....

Keeping Kids Busy Week Two: Backyard Mini Golf , Balloon Tennis, Geodes and Bubble...

It's Week Two of social distancing with young kids, so if you've run out of tricks to keep kids busy and happy, here are some new ones! https://www.instagram.com/p/B91jmUZng6N/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link Woodland Indoor Playground shared this activity on their...

Montclair’s Lights on Myrtle Shines Bright When We Need It Most

Walking the empty streets of Baristaville can feel like an episode of the Twilight Zone or Black Mirror. Then, there are moments that make us feel connected, like the chalk drawings popping up on...

Help Feed Our Healthcare Heroes (UPDATED)

UPDATE: Thank you very much for spreading the word about our campaign to deliver food to the healthcare workers at Mountainside Hospital. The response has been overwhelming and so heartening. This idea actually started...