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Baristanet Profile: Robert Genovese

Name:  Robert Genovese Where do you live? Montclair, New Jersey When did you move there? About 15 years ago from Brooklyn, NY Where did you grow up? Greenwich Village, NYC How do you make a living? OR What is your...

Baristanet Profile: Taigi Smith

Name: Taigi Smith Where do you live? Montclair When did you move there? June 2012 Where did you grow up?  San Francisco, The Mission to be exact How do you make a living? OR What is your everyday passion? I make...

Baristanet Profile: Laura Carney

Name: Laura Carney  Where do you live? Montclair When did you move there? February 2010 Where did you grow up? Wilmington, Delaware How do you make a living? OR What is your everyday passion? In addition to writing my book, My...

Baristanet Profile: Pat Turano

Name: Pat Turano Where do you live? Nutley, NJ When did you move there? I moved to NJ in 1970 from Calabria Italy with my 5 siblings and my parents. Where did you grow up? I grew up in Italy...

Local Couple is Running #EverySingleStreet in Montclair to Raise Funds for Woodstock Farm Sanctuary

Steven Seighman loves animals, and that's why he supports the Woodstock Farm Sanctuary in its mission to rescue and care for farmed animals. To help raise funds to ensure the Sanctuary can continue supporting...

Baristanet Profile: Jaleesa Al Kassem

Name: Jaleesa Al Kassem Where do you live? Bloomfield, NJ -- Brookside.  When did you move there? September 2016. We had just bought our first house one month before our wedding. ☺ Where did you grow up? Spanish Harlem (NYC). Born...

Baristanet Profile: Caitlyn Cade

Name: Caitlyn Cade  Where do you live? Montclair (South End)  When did you move there? I moved to Montclair, with my husband and kiddos, about 6 years ago, from Jersey City.  Where did you grow up? I’m originally...

Baristanet Profile: Meridith Manlowe

Name: Meridith Manlowe Where do you live? I live in Upper Montclair. When did you move there? We moved here from Cedar Grove 14 years ago. Where did you grow up? I grew up in Exton, Pennsylvania. How do...

Baristanet Profile: Noel Gatts

Name: Noel Gatts Where do you live? Bloomfield right next to Brookdale Park When did you move there? We moved from the Bronx, NY in 2015 Where did you grow up? I was born in Manhattan while my parents were...

Gratitude on Gordonhurst

With rainbows and encouraging messages and lights up around our area to help lift the spirits of the community, it looks like one way some of us are coping is to stay positive. Every...

Keeping Kids Busy During a Social Distancing Spring Break

For close to four weeks, families have been struggling to balance childcare, learning, work, emotional and physical concerns, and play. So, hooray for Spring Break! Kinda sorta. While most teachers and students are looking...

Baristanet Profile: Jason Milleisen

Name: Jason Milleisen Where do you live? Upper Montclair When did you move there? My wife, Amy, and I moved to Montclair in 2013 after the birth of our 2nd daughter. Where did you grow up? I grew up on the...

Baristanet Profile: Carmela Martinez

Name: Carmela Martinez Where do you live? Little Falls, NJ When did you move there? 2015 - We moved here from the Upper West Side, NYC, soon after my son was born. Where did you grow up?...

Making School Work at Home: Local Advice on Adjusting to Remote Learning

Congrats families! We made it a full week into Montclair Public School’s program in Remote Learning! Breakfasts and lunches are being provided for students who qualify, Chromebooks and hotspots have been distributed to families...