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Gov. Phil Murphy Visits Temple Ner Tamid, Pledges to ‘Never Relent’

  Bloomfield, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy pledged his unrelenting support at a meeting Tuesday with Rabbi Marc Katz, Cantor Meredith Greenberg and congregants of Temple Ner Tamid. Murphy, joined by Attorney General Matt Platkin...

Montclair NAACP and Montclair Police React to Brutal Beating Death of Tyre Nichols

Montclair, NJ - Around the country, protests over police brutality are taking place in response to the brutal beating death of Tyre Nichols in Memphis. "With great sadness, I watched the tape of the...

Allegations Against Montclair Mayor at Center of Revised CFO Complaint (UPDATED)

UPDATE: See below comment from Councilor David Cummings Montclair, NJ - A new revised complaint by Montclair's chief financial officer focuses on Montclair Mayor Sean Spiller's role in allegations of whistleblower retaliation. In October 2022, Montclair's...

Behind the Scenes: Montclair Stars In ‘Maybe I Do’ Opening Friday

Montclair, NJ - The town of Montclair was starstruck last spring when the star-studded cast of "Maybe I Do" began filming in Montclair. It's not every day that Diane Keaton, William H. Macy, Susan Sarandon,...

Move Montclair Forward Petition Urges Town Council to Approve Lackawanna Plaza Plan

Montclair, NJ - Residents of Montclair are divided on what should happen with the Lackawanna Plaza redevelopment plan. One group started a petition calling for the Town Council to scale back the plan. A...

Montclair Gets pastaRAMEN – An Italian Ramen Sensation Opening Saturday

Montclair, NJ - You no longer have to choose between Italian or ramen. pastaRAMEN, a pop-up dining experience at secret locations in Montclair, New York, Miami and Los Angeles,  is now making its permanent home...

Glen Ridge Residents Unite To Stop Conservative Group From Banning Library Books

Glen Ridge, NJ - A conservative group is trying to get six books banned from the Glen Ridge Library and residents are mobilizing to fight it. It's a situation playing out in communities around...

Try The Dance Workout Bobbi Brown Loves: Live with Lloyd Starts Friday

Montclair, NJ - In Baristaville, we follow all things Bobbi Brown. So when we saw Brown, who is 65 and a new grandma(!), having a blast dancing to disco and hip hop on Instagram...

Montclair Historic Preservation Commission Calls For Changes to Lackawanna Redevelopment Plan

Montclair, NJ - Change is coming. That's the takeaway from watching both the Montclair Planning Board and the Montclair Historic Preservation Commission, who have devoted their most recent meetings to reviewing the Lackawanna Plaza...

Montclair’s Man On the Moon, Buzz Aldrin, Marries at 93

Buzz Aldrin, Montclair's man on the moon, celebrated his 93rd birthday by getting married to Dr. Anca Faur. Faur, 63, is the executive vice president of Buzz Aldrin Ventures LLC. Aldrin announced the news on...

Montclair Teacher Honored at Martin Luther King Scholarship Breakfast

Montclair, NJ - If you've never attended Montclair's annual Martin Luther King Scholarship Breakfast, put it on your calendar for next year. This year was the 34th time the event has taken place and a...

Radio Free Montclair Offers a Better Lackawanna Plaza Redevelopment Discussion

"People fail to get along because they fear each other; they fear each other because they don't know each other; they don't know each other because they have not communicated with each other." -...

New Jersey Governor Wants To Change ‘Antiquated’ Liquor License Laws to Help Restaurants, Breweries

Montclair, NJ - Wine at La Rocca? Cocktails at Raymond's? Montclair's liquor license landscape could look a lot different now that New Jersey is one step closer to changing its antiquated and confusing liquor...

Another Pedestrian Hit in Montclair Neighborhood Where Residents Urge Drivers To Slow Down

Update: Essex County At-Large Commissioner Brendan W. Gill issued the following statement Thurdau in response to traffic accidents involving pedestrians in residential areas of Montclair: “I am very disturbed to learn another pedestrian/resident was...

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