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Fresh Air Montclair Exhibitions Brings Vibrant Art Experience to The Street

We can't go inside our favorite galleries or the Montclair Art Museum yet, but now art is coming to the streets, showcased in storefronts now quiet due to COVID-19. Take a masked walk and...

‘We Are in Stage 1’ – New Jersey’s Multi-Stage Reopening Plan

Gov. Phil Murphy detailed plans Monday for reopening the state and what the road back to recovery from COVID-19 would look like. "This isn’t going to be quick," Murphy said. "We’re going to move deliberately...

Dr. Baskerville: “We Have To Make Sure Every Ballot That Should Be Counted Is...

Montclair has announced the winners of its municipal election, but mayoral candidate Dr. Renee Baskerville says it's not over. Baskerville writes: In NJ's inaugural pilot test of an all vote by mail election (VBM) where 8%...

It’s Official: Essex County Election Results Are Certified; Montclair Received Notification of Winners

Essex County Clerk Chris Durkin confirmed that the Montclair Municipal Election results have been certified. Below are the official results of the 2020 Montclair Municipal Election, certified by the Essex County Clerk: Mayor – Sean M....

Playing Through The Changes: Jazz House Kids Announces Two New Online Programs for Summer...

Jazz House Kids is playing through the changes. Every year, the Jazz House Kids summer program culminates with the Montclair Jazz Festival, this year's People's Choice pick for Best Music Festival, and a summer highlight...

Updated Results For Montclair Municipal Election: Spiller Leads Baskerville By 195 Votes

Updated Montclair municipal election results posted on Essex County Clerk's website Friday still show Sean Spiller as the unofficial winner of the Montclair mayoral race. Dr. Renee Baskerville narrowed the gap between them, with...

The Borough of Glen Ridge Says Goodbye To Officer Charles Roberts

The people of Glen Ridge came outside, standing in the sunshine, with their hands on their hearts, to honor Officer Charles Roberts. Roberts' death marked the first time in Glen Ridge’s 125-year history that a...

Pomp and Circumstance! The Montclair Orchestra Celebrates Graduating Class of 2020 (VIDEO)

https://youtu.be/p93vhykx-5M With the pandemic lockdown impacting many graduation ceremonies worldwide, The Montclair Orchestra under the direction of Music Director David Chan, recorded a virtual performance of the piece synonymous with graduation, Pomp and Circumstance (Elgar:...

Watch ‘Til You Drop: Red Nose Day Ultra Movie Marathon For A Great Cause

Red Nose Day, a campaign with the mission to end child poverty, is next Thursday, May 21, but Tom Hall is celebrating tonight. Joined (virtually) by Scoundrel Films and Bellevue Montclair's Luke Parker Bowles,...

It’s Raining Votes At Essex County Clerk Office, Montclair Voter Turnout at 10,011 and...

Hey Montclair, we actually voted this time! Montclair votes came in like a microburst Wednesday at the Essex County Clerk's office, mailing in more than 1500 votes, bringing the new total number of ballots returned...

Montclair 2020 Municipal Election: Candidate Reactions and Reflections (UPDATED)

Baristanet asked candidates in the Montclair municipal election for reactions to both the unofficial election results and their campaign experience as a whole (Baristanet will update with any additional responses we receive from candidates): Maggie...

Montclair Election: Unofficial Results Show Spiller Taking Mayoral Race, Wins For Incumbents

Montclair unofficial municipal election results posted on Essex County Clerk's website show Sean Spiller as the projected winner of the Montclair mayoral race. Almost all of his other Montclair 2020 Progress in Action slate...

Mascot Friends Join Montclair State’s Rocky The Red Hawk To Spread Positive Message (VIDEO)

https://youtu.be/e2YqsY1U5dc Daniel Waffenfeld, currently a graduate student at Montclair State University who serves as graduate coordinator for Team Rocky (the organization for Montclair State's mascot, Rocky the Red Hawk) had an idea to spread some...

Montclair In The Time of Corona (VIDEO)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=62Kuc8MBYpA Baristanet reader Christine Scott created this video, "Montclair In The Time of Corona" using footage taken from her bike rides around town the past few weeks, to show the impact of the coronavirus on...