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Black Bear Has Left Montclair Safely (UPDATED)

Montclair, NJ - A black bear that had made its way through Montclair Monday, spotted behind the main library and in backyards along Union Street, has been safely transported out of the township. Montclair Animal...

Montclair’s Bobbi Brown Schools TikTokker In Foundation Application

When it comes to foundation, less is more, as Montclair's makeup mogul Bobbi Brown showed in a TikTok video when she mimicked makeup artist Meredith Duxbury's heavy-handed application method. Duxbury was trying out Brown's new...

From Fellow To Mentor: Catch The Next Generation at APEX Ensemble’s Season Finale

Montclair, NJ - The season finale performance of the APEX Ensemble this Sunday in Montclair features soprano Felicia Moore and baritone John Brancy of Juilliard Vocal Arts Program, joined by the next generation of...

Goodbye Old Soccer Dome, You Served Montclair Well

Montclair, NJ - If you passed by the soccer dome in Montclair and came upon this scene, here’s what’s going on: “After 20+ years, the dome outlived its useful life,” says owner and local developer...

Montclair’s Illuminate Food Brings Farm Fresh Food and More To Your Door

If you like the convenience of a weekly food box, Montclair's Illuminate Food delivers food from area farmers to your door. Founded by Danielle Schwab in April 2020 with the goal of helping to...

Historic Train Car 2628 Will Come Home To Montclair’s Lackawanna Plaza

Montclair, NJ – It will not only be home to a future grocery store, anticipated to be the largest one in Montclair, but Lackawanna Plaza, site of the former historic Lackawanna Station, will also...

Two New Signs at Montclair’s Watchung Plaza, But One is An ‘Oops’

Montclair, NJ - If you headed down Park Street from Upper Montclair for bagels or coffee at Montclair's Watchung Plaza this morning, a new "Right Turn Only" sign was there to greet you at...

Where To Buy Recreational Marijuana on 4/21 in New Jersey

Starting Thursday, April 21 (no, not 4/20), adult recreational marijuana users 21 and older will be able to purchase recreational cannabis and cannabis products at 13 dispensaries across the state -- without a medical...

Get Mangú and Much More at Minia’s Montclair

Montclair, NJ - Breakfast served all day is a recipe for happiness. At Minia's in Montclair, that recipe includes mangú, the quintessential Dominican breakfast featuring fried Dominican-style salami, fried cheese, eggs over easy with...

Montclair Council Votes To Terminate Russian Sister City Relationship with Cherepovets (POLL)

Montclair, NJ - The Township Council of Montclair, in a move to show solidarity for the people of Ukraine, voted to terminate its sister city relationship with the Russian town of Cherepovets Tuesday, a...

Art in Motion: NJ Transit Creates Virtual Art Gallery

NEWARK, NJ — The art at Bay Street station and other New Jersey stations and transportation locations that commuters enjoy can now be viewed without leaving home. NJ TRANSIT announced today the launch of...

Out Montclair Spring Fling Event Raises $25,000 For Montclair Pride

Montclair, NJ - A crowd of close to 300 people partied Thursday night at Out Montclair's first-ever Spring Fling. The event, a fundraiser for Montclair Pride held at 18 Label Studios, raised $25,000 which...
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Montclair 4th of July Parade Returns; Parade Will Be Dedicated To Al Pelham

Montclair, NJ - Montclair, after a two year hiatus due to the pandemic, will celebrate the 4th of July with its annual parade. The Grand Marshals are Toni’s Kitchen and the Human...

Montclair Police Officer Suspended After Allegedly Using Racial Slur

Montclair, NJ - Montclair Police Department has suspended a Montclair Police officer after an investigation into the officer's alleged use of a racial slur, Montclair Police Chief Todd Conforti confirmed Thursday. "It came to my...

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