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Montclair Councilman Peter Yacobellis To Host Virtual Town Hall

Montclair Councilor-At-Large Peter Yacobellis will host his first virtual Town Hall since taking office On March 17th at 7 p.m. All Montclair residents are invited to attend and ask questions. "Last May Montclairions from all...

NJSO and Paper Mill Playhouse Present ‘Tonight’ – At-Home Performance, March 2

Stage stars Belinda Allyn and Matt Doyle join an NJSO string quartet for an at-home performance of “Tonight” from West Side Story on March 2 at 7 pm. The performance is part of a...

Montclair Parents File Federal Class Action Suit Against District, BOE and Superintendent

MONTCLAIR, NJ – A group of Montclair parents, who have filed a class action lawsuit against the Montclair School District, the Board of Education and the Superintendent as defendants, are looking to bring students...
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#SocialDistance Arts & Entertainment: February 25–28

Your guide to the latest social distance events to enjoy this weekend.

Dizzy Gillespie All Stars Dazzling in Virtual Performance on the SOPAC Stage Thursday!

Missing live music? Don't miss The Dizzy Gillespie All Stars as they take the virtual stage at the South Orange Performing Arts Center Thursday, February 25 at 7:30PM. Featuring Cyrus Chestnut, Freddie Hendrix,...

Bloomfield Police Arrest Suspect in Robbery Who Threatened To Set Newsstand on Fire

BLOOMFIELD, N.J.- On Monday February 22, 2021 at approximately 7:58pm, Bloomfield Police Patrol units responded to 137 La France Avenue (DJH News Stand) on a report of a robbery that had just occurred. Upon...

Studio Montclair Presents ‘Womyn’s Werq’ – Opening March 5

Montclair, N.J. – Studio Montclair presents “Womyn’s Werq,” on exhibit from March 5 to April 9 at Studio Montclair Gallery, 127 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair. The exhibit, described by curator Donna Kessinger as an “old...

New Jersey Legalizes Weed: Montclair Dispensary Rebrands; Lightshade Looks For Approval

Montclair, N.J. - New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed historic adult-use cannabis reform bills into law Monday, legalizing and regulating cannabis use and possession for adults 21 years and older. “Our current marijuana prohibition...

Judge Reverses Montclair Rent Control Ruling; Special Election Possible for Ordinance

Montclair, NJ – The Township of Montclair announced that Superior Court Judge Jeffrey Beacham earlier today reversed his January 15 ruling on the Township's rent control ordinance, adopted April 7, and ordered the...

Two Properties, Totaling 22 Acres, Will Be Preserved in Verona For Public Use

VERONA, NJ—In December 2020, The Land Conservancy of New Jersey assisted the Township of Verona in acquiring two properties for preservation, totaling 22 acres — a big deal for Essex County, with its dense...

Outpost in the Burbs Presents ‘Music for Meals’ – A Virtual Concert Fundraiser –...

Montclair, N.J. -- Outpost in the Burbs presents “Music for Meals,” a virtual concert fundraiser on Thursday, March 4th at 7 p.m. This fundraiser will benefit the community service work of the Outpost as...
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SOMA For Safe Return To School To Rally Monday to Open South Orange &...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Maplewood, N.J. SOMA For Safe Return to School, a group comprised of South Orange and Maplewood parents, plan to rally outside of Maplewood Town Hall Monday, urging Superintendent Dr. Ronald Taylor, the...

What Should Montclair Center BID Focus On For Downtown Montclair? Take the Survey

Complete a brief survey to help guide the future of Montclair Center! The survey is part of a strategic planning process for the Montclair Center Business Improvement District (BID). Survey questions address issues pre and...

Montclair Police Organize Parade to Celebrate Armour Harding Brown Turning 100

Montclair, N.J. - Montclair Police helped honor a special local centenarian -- Armour Harding Brown. Deputy Chief Young, Lieutenant Williams, and Officer Rusiniak accompanied by Montclair Police Patrol Division, Montclair Fire Department, Montclair Ambulance Unit,...