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Man Throws Molotov Cocktail at Temple Ner Tamid in Bloomfield

Bloomfield, NJ- On Sunday January 29, 2023 at approximately 9:30 am, Bloomfield Officers responded to Temple Ner Tamid on a report of property damage. Upon the officer’s arrival, it was quickly determined that a...

Montclair Brewery to Raise Funds For Howe House; Joins ‘Beer is Black History’ Collaboration

Montclair, NJ - As part of its annual Black History Month beer series, the Montclair Brewery will brew a special ale to help raise funds to preserve the historic home owned by James Howe,...

Essex County Commissioner Condemns Attempt to Ban Books in Glen Ridge

MONTCLAIR, NJ (Jan. 26, 2023) – Essex County Commissioner Brendan Gill issued a statement Thursday regarding a group's attempt to ban books from the Glen Ridge Public Library. "Few of our rights and freedoms...

Weekend Events: Live Music, Art, Lunar New Year Celebration, and More!

This weekend events guide column is sponsored by Kate McDonough and Paul Gold. So many great local events to enjoy this weekend! From live music and concerts to comedy and theater, to films and social...

Former Secretary and Montclair Resident Jeh Johnson Honored with Official Portrait

Former United States Secretary of Homeland Security and Montclair resident Jeh Charles Johnson was honored Tuesday in Washington, D.C., at a ceremony where an official portrait of Johnson was unveiled. Jeh Johnson served as...

Out Montclair and Porta Bring You ‘Sunday Slayday Drag Brunch’

Montclair, NJ - Get ready to slay! Out Montclair is collaborating Porta in downtown Montclair to host a monthly dance party and monthly drag brunch to bring LGBTQIA+ people and allies together. The collaboration kicked off...

New Jersey Youth Symphony Celebrates Black History Month with Dance, Oration and Music

The New Jersey Youth Symphony returns to the Patriots Theater at the War Memorial in Trenton on Saturday, February 4 at 7:00 p.m. to celebrate Black History Month with a dynamic educational program that...

Essex County To Modernize Montclair’s Watchung Plaza Intersection with Traffic Signals

Montclair, NJ – Plans are being designed to modernize the intersection of Watchung Avenue and Park Street/Watchung Plaza in Montclair, Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced. The improvements will enhance pedestrian...

Montclair Crime: Burglary at Grove Pharmacy; Motor Vehicle Crime

The week in Montclair crime from Lieutenant Terence Turner, Montclair Police Department: Theft January 18, 2023 (Glenridge A venue): Employees at ‘White Rabbit Black Heart’ reported that an unknown female entered the store and stole merchandise....

SOPAC Father-Daughter Exhibition Celebrates Black Art in Various Mediums

South Orange, NJ - It is often said that art inspires more art. That is certainly true for Kelvin and Corrine Slade, father-and-daughter artists featured in "SLADE: A Family Affair," an exhibition at The...

Jersey-Bound Holland Tunnel Overnight Closures Begin February 5

Starting February 5, if you are leaving the city to return to New Jersey late at night, you won't be going by way of the Holland Tunnel, except on Saturday nights. Overnight closures of the...

Maritime Photo and Art Exhibit – ‘The Return of Byron Huart: Before, After and...

Multi-disciplined photographer, artist, and maritime historian Byron Huart, formerly a Montclair resident, revisits his hometown with a brand-new, temporary exhibit now on view in Montclair Public Library’s Gallery. Visitors will see Huart's maritime photography and...

Montclair’s DeCamp Bus Lines Expands Commuter Services

Montclair, NJ – Good news for commuters along Grove Street in Montclair. DeCamp Bus Lines announced Thursday the expansion of its commuter services starting January 30, 2023. To better serve the needs...

Montclair Black Coalition Launches Black History Month Poster Contest

Montclair, NJ - The newly formed Montclair Black Coalition (MBC) has launched a Black History Month Poster Competition. The competition is open to all 5th through 12th grade students that are attending a...

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