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Don’t Miss! Montclair African American Heritage Festival at Lackawanna Plaza, Saturday, June 4

Join the Montclair African American Heritage Foundation on Saturday June 4, 2022 for the Montclair African American Heritage Festival at Lackawanna Plaza, from 1-6 pm (TD Bank side of plaza/223 Bloomfield Ave., Montclair). The festival...
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New Jersey Increasing Police Presence at Schools Following Tragic Texas School Shooting

Gov. Phil Murphy announced Wednesday that increased law enforcement is being added as a precaution to New Jersey Schools a day after the horrific tragedy in Texas Tuesday, where a shooter killed at least...

Montclair Crime: Motor Vehicle Crime, Robbery, Theft, Arrest

The week in Montclair crime from Lieutenant Terence Turner, Montclair Police Department: Motor Vehicle Crime May 17, 2022 (Park Street): The complainants reported that they were conducting an appliance delivery to a residence when two cell...

Go Retro! YMCA of Montclair Hosts the 39th Annual Montclair Run, A Retro Race

Montclair, NJ — The YMCA of Montclair 39th Annual Montclair Run returns to its traditional Sunday in June on June 5 as a retro race. “We are looking forward to having another fun-themed race and...

Giveaway! Outpost in the Burbs Presents Hollis Brown Performing Rolling Stones’ “Aftermath” and Hollis...

Montclair, N.J. — Outpost in the Burbs presents Hollis Brown on Friday, June 3rd, 2022 at 8:00 p.m. This concert will take place at the First Congregational Church, 40 S. Fullerton Avenue in Montclair....

Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Acquires Van to Serve Crime Victims

Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, announced today that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office has acquired a van to better serve the more than 9,000 crime victims that receive services...

Big Changes at West Orange’s Essex Green and The Buzz About Former KMart Site

West Orange, NJ - If you haven't been to Essex Green in West Orange recently, there's a lot of change and construction at the shopping center built back in the 1950s. A Five Guys...

Montclair Crime: Shoplifting of Witchcraft Journal, Motor Vehicle Theft

The week in Montclair crime from Lieutenant Terence Turner, Montclair Police Department: Theft May 13, 2022 (Glenridge Avenue): An employee of ‘White Rabbit Black Heart’ reported a shoplifting at his store. An unknown person entered the...

Montclair Public Library To Show ‘Ukrainian Roots: Art by the Diaspora’

MONTCLAIR, NJ — Four Ukrainian artists-activists living in the US will feature their work at the Montclair Public Library Art Gallery (50 South Fullerton, Montclair) from June 1-30. (See accompanying poster.) The show...
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POSTPONED AAPI Montclair Second Annual Lantern Festival Is This Friday!

Update: Lantern Festival postposed due to weather concerns. A new date will be announced MONTCLAIR, NJ - Calling all volunteers for the second annual Lantern Festival for Justice and Remembrance on Friday, May 20th from...
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FDA Greenlights COVID Booster Shot For Kids Age 5-11

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration amended the emergency use authorization (EUA) for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine, authorizing the use of a single booster dose for administration to children age 5 through 11...

Petition Calling For Montclair Township to Stream Council Meetings & Allow Remote Public Comment

Montclair, NJ - One of the lessons learned from the pandemic was local government meeting the challenge of engaging constituents, even when in person meetings were not possible. The switch to more virtual...

Caldwell Public Library Makes Preservation New Jersey’s Most Endangered List

Caldwell, NJ - Preservation New Jersey relesed its 2022 list of the 10 Most Endangered Historic Places in the state and Caldwell Public Library is on it. Here's how the library is described: The Caldwell...

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