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Bank On Something Beautiful: Montclair’s Bravitas Group Brings The National To Watchung Plaza

Montclair, NJ - There's something old -- and new -- coming to Montclair's Watchung Plaza. The Bravitas Group has acquired 17 Watchung Plaza in Montclair. Most recently the site of a Chase Bank, the...

Montclair Celebrates Pride Month With First New Progress Flag Raising (VIDEO)

Montclair officials at the state, county and local level turned out for the first ever Montclair Pride month flag raising. The Township of Montclair, as a result of efforts initiated by Councilor At Large...

Watchung School Parents Want Playground Saved (VIDEO)

https://youtu.be/0FCYs42B6pw Back in April 2019, Watchung Elementary School parents were concerned about the Watchung Field project, a $1.3 million proposed field expansion plan, that would make Watchung’s playground the smallest play space of the town’s...

To Mask Or Not To Mask? Montclair Businesses Answer The Question Differently

It's been almost a week since New Jersey lifted its indoor mask mandate, with the recommendation, based on CDC guidance, that unvaccinated individuals continue wearing a face covering in public spaces - especially...

‘Love is Love’ – Montclair Councilor Yacobellis Reads Pride Month Proclamation

Councilor at Large Peter Yacobellis recognized the month of June as Pride Month, marking both an important moment for the Montclair community and a significant person moment as well. "It was 23 years ago that...

Leases Begin in July For New Rental Community, Clarus Glen Ridge

It's thisclose to the deliciousness that is Nicolo's and a short stroll to the Bay Street Train Station. Glen Ridge's new residential community, Clarus Glen Ridge, has a July grand opening planned, according to JMF...

Sweet Sensation: Lines Out The Door For Upper Montclair’s Il Laboratorio del Gelato

It didn't matter that the holiday weekend was mostly cold and rainy -- in fact, you would have thought it was the middle of summer with lines outside the door and around the corner...

No Parade or Picnic: Montclair Cancels Fourth of July Celebration For Second Year

Montclair, for the second year in a row, will not hold its traditional Fourth of July parade and picnic. In 2020, the parade was cancelled due to the pandemic for the first time in...

Party With Narda! Memorial Day Block Party in Bloomfield

The weather is bleak today, but by Monday, fingers crossed, we hope it improves for a Memorial Day Block Party hosted by Narda's Ginger Punch. The fun, family event will be held on Monday,...

DeCamp Bus Company Expects To Offer Limited Commuter Service By Mid June

DeCamp Bus Company suspended its commuter service to New York City in August 2020, due to "sustained effects of the COVID-19 pandemic." Now, the bus company is making preparations for limited commuter service to...

Vote Montclair: Referendum On Elected BOE Headed to Ballot in November

If there are no legal challenges or other changes, you can expect to see a referendum question on the ballot on November 2, asking Montclair voters if they want an elected Board of Education. The...

Montclair Gets Task Force to Help School District Return to Full-Time In-Person Learning

Montclair public school students are not yet fully back in school, but a new task force, geared to getting the district ready to transition back to full time, in person learning for the fall,...

‘Return of The Bellevue Theatre’ – Montclair Landmark Venue Could Open By Fall 2021

Montclair movie fans have something to look forward to this fall -- the next generation of the Bellevue Theatre, in time for its 100th anniversary. Following some starts and stops with Highgate Hall, LLC, a...

Montclair’s Cutest Couple, The Colberts, Chat About Montclair Film and Much More

Jennifer Garner was their babysitter before she was "Jennifer Garner." When the pandemic changed everything, the Colbert children stepped in to help get the show on the air. Evie sometimes lets Stephen know when...

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