Remembering 9/11: Debbie Galant

The Barista, who is at a family reunion in Baltimore, departs from the usual royal "we" in remembering 9/11. I may have been the only person in the entire metropolitan area who missed the whole...

Remembering 9/11: Frank Chempanos

Glen Ridge resident Frank Chempanos worked five blocks away from the World Trade Center, and saw the second plane hitting the south tower, as well as people falling from the buildings. I heard a rumbling...

Remembering 9/11: Roberta Plutzik Baldwin

Glen Ridge resident Roberta Baldwin was on vacation when the planes hit. She offers this recollection. We were vacationing in Cape May and the people in the adjoining motel room told us to...

What’s Your Sign?

We caught this the first day of school in Glen Ridge. Whether the pumpkin's official or the work of some young Glen Ridge miscreant, we don't know. See any good ones at your...

Good News for the Unaffiliated

Congregation Shomrei Emunah, Montclair's Conservative synagogue, is advertising in the New Jersey Jewish News about free tickets for High Holy Day services. College students with ID are eligible, as are non-members who've never attended...

Candlelight Vigil

About 75 people showed up to hold candles in paper cups last night, as part of moveon.org's national vigil for the 1,000 US soldiers who have died in Iraq. The signs -- "1000 Dead"...

The Multi-Talented Michael Strahan

The NFL starts its official season on TV tonight, and all of football officialdom is holding its breath that there won't be a repeat of the Janet Jackson boobfest of last year's Superbowl. Among...

Slide Show at MAM

Studio Montclair is holding a slide show tonight from 7-10 at the Montclair Art Museum. The show will feature the work of local artists, including four slides by Glen Ridge photographer Walter Oliver.

Tax Assessor Says Accusation is False

Montclair tax assessor Joan Kozeniesky categorically denies a claim circulating that she took away a tax break from a 100-percent disabled veteran who is gay. “We have many veterans in town and nobody was...

The Last Bastion of Political Incorrectness

Q: How can you tell that a blondes been using your computer? A: There's White-out all over the screen. And 159 other blonde jokes, courtesy Kevin Allen, on Montclair Unmoderated. But wait! We just noticed this... Could...