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Remembering Nicky Mesiah

Montclair, NJ - Her gourmet toffee was legendary and so was her smile. Montclair is mourning the passing of Nicky Mesiah, known to many fans as Miss Nicky. Community service was important to Mesiah, who was...

Montclair’s Bellevue Theatre Takes Final Steps toward Expected Re-Opening in May 2022

Montclair, NJ - The Bellevue Theatre got one step closer to popcorn and movies Thursday night when its owners, father and daughter Jesse and Doreen Sayegh, testified before Montclair's Historic Preservation Commission regarding changes...

Montclair Reaches Rent Control Compromise (UPDATED)

Montclair, NJ - A compromise has been reached on the substance of a new rent control law in Montclair, putting an end to a two-year long fight by Montclair Property Owners Association against the...

Montclair Orthodontist To Run Boston Marathon To Support American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Montclair orthodontist Dr. Ed Gold ran his first marathon in 2012. He decided then that whenever he ran a marathon, he would support a cause. For years, that cause has been the Montclair Public...

Montclair Raises the Ukrainian Flag

Montclair, NJ - Walk by the flagpole at Church Street and Bloomfield Avenue and you will see it. Montclair is flying the Ukrainian flag in Montclair Center to show solidarity to the people of...

Montclair’s Lackawanna Grocery Store: Larger Than Other Montclair Stores, Will Carry Name Brands

It's not going to be an 80,000 square foot supermarket, but the grocery store at the center of the Lackawanna Station redevelopment will be about half that size -- larger than any of the...

Vote Montclair Founder ‘Apologizes’ For Causing Distress, Says He Should Have Known Better

On Friday, after news of an opinion piece published Monday caused the organization he founded to implode, Vote Montclair's Erik D'Amato sent an apology of sorts to the organization's email list. D'Amato did not...

Elephant Plate and BOOMCHIA – Two New Tasty Montclair Eateries Are Vegan Friendly

Montclair has two new businesses catering to the vegan palate, but you don't have to be vegan to discover their deliciousness. Elephant Plate opened at 10 Lackawanna Plaza in Montclair, with a mission to make...

Vote Montclair ‘Implodes’ After Founder Goes Off on Teachers with Seniority

Vote Montclair was the group that worked to get Montclair's Board of Education to change from appointed to elected and saw two candidates it endorsed get elected to the BOE. But its founder, Montclair...

Montclair Coffee Shop Has ‘Front Row Seat’ To Dangerous Watchung Plaza Intersection

Montclair, NJ - Local Coffee Montclair is centrally located in vibrant Watchung Plaza, making it a great place to stop for a coffee after a morning walk or before hopping on the train. Because...

Montclair Public Library To Get Funds It Needs – $3,367,267 From Township

Montclair, NJ - The Montclair Public Library and all the Montclair residents that rely on it and were concerned about municipal funding can breathe a sigh of relief. "As we proceed through the budget...

The Clairidge Presents 50th Anniversary Screenings of ‘The Godfather’

Fifty years ago today -- March 14, 1972 -- 'The Godfather' premiered. It quickly became a blockbuster and ultimately regarded as one of the greatest films of all time. It's hard to imagine the...

Montclair Mayor Announces Ending Relationship with Cherepovets, Russian Sister City (UPDATED)

Updated with comment from Councilor Yacobellis below. Montclair, NJ - Cherepovets is one of four Montclair sister cities, but Montclair is looking to end its 30+ year relationship with the Russian city, taking a stance...

New York City Man Identified As Shooting Victim Found at Eagle Rock Reservation

The victim found by hikers on a hiking trail at Eagle Rock Reservation on the West Orange and Montclair border has been identified as Kelsey Steels, 31, of New York City, Acting Essex County...

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