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Hurricane Update 5:45 am and Onwards

Live blogging by flashlight in Glen Ridge.

Isn’t it Irenic?

Waiting for the hurricane on Twitter.

Emergency Information: Shelters and Phone Numbers

Print this out now in case of an emergency later.

Latest Updates from South Orange, Millburn, NYC, Montclair

Montclair declares a state of emergency starting at 6 p.m. on Saturday.

Hurricane Irene Has Montclair’s Siena Residents On Alert

What's the worst place to wait out Hurricane Irene locally?

Fatal Accident Involving Hillside Student Not Bike Related

When Jen Savitch wanted a place for her son to lock up his bike on Hillside School property, she learned that principal Michael Chiles did not want kids biking to Hillside. Savitch, who subsequently...

Fatal Accident Involving Hillside Student Not Bike Related

An accident that claimed the life of a Hillside student 18 years ago did not occur as a result of biking to school.

David Tyree Says Same Sex Marriage Will Equal “Anarchy”

Montclair football hero David Tyree stands against marriage equality in new video.

Siena Leaks As Pinnacle Eyes DCH Auto Site

Siena residents worry about Pinnacle's role in Montclair's future.

Leaks, Mold Plague Siena Condo Owners

The Tuscan-inspired Siena at Montclair sounds a lot more like Venice, as condo owners complain of water, water everywhere.

Coffee with…Gus Makris

Baristanet sits down with Gus Makris, co-owner of the Montclair Char-Broil Restaurant in Upper Montclair, and talks about America, Greece and Montclair's Russian spies. You're originally from Greece. Tell me about your life before...

Narcotics Bust On Mission Street

Detectives seized a 9 mm handgun, 2BB guns, brass knuckles, 2 pair of nun chucks, 3 folding knives, as well as 8 zip-lock bags of crack/cocaine and 1 small bag of marijuana from a...

Mayor Fried’s Campaign Against Elected BOE Raises Hackles

In emails to Baristanet and on the Watercooler, supporters of an elected BOE have expressed their displeasure at Mayor Fried's campaigning against an elected BOE and his absence at Monday night's forum held by...

Man Found Hanging In Watsessing Park

Essex County Sheriff's office is investigating a hanging death of a man in Watsessing Park. The man was found hanging from a tree this morning at around 8:30 a.m.. Tipsters who wrote to us...