Montclair: We’ll Pay You $134,004 to Live Here

Joe Hartnett can't by a house in Montclair for love or money. According to a story in today's Ledger, Hartnett, Montclair's new-ish town manager, who comes from Rahway, hasn't...

And People Complain About County Government

Here's some happy news for a change. The Essex County Lawn Bowling Club doesn't have to travel to Central Park anymore to practice its sport. The green in...

We’re Not Afraid of a Few Anarchists

The New York Post reports that Starbucks has told its baristas not to wear their uniforms off-duty during next week's GOP wingding, for fear that some unruly types will...

We Guess She Had it Coming

Calling the irony police for the second time this week. First we had Munch's "The Scream" painting stolen at gunpoint in Oslo. Now we have Elisabeth Kubler-Ross, the death...

How Many Buddhists Does it Take

... to clean up Verona Park? Fifty, apparently. Members of the Tzu Chi Buddhist Foundation of Cedar Grove recently spent a Saturday morning getting the park ship-shape, a job...

Reading, ‘Riting and Riveting

Glen Ridge High School may be having a problem with its lockers, but Bloomfield High School looks like a war zone. And with it being just two weeks...

Hank Borowy, Major League Pitcher, Dies

Hank Borowy, a major league pitcher in the 1940's who hailed from Bloomfield, died Monday. His funeral mass will be held tomorrow in Bloomfield. Borowy played for both the...

I Can’t Help Myself!

I don't know about you but I can't seem to finish all the tomatoes I've been buying at the farmer's market. I've made them so many different ways I'm...