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Athleta Now Hiring For New Store at Former Gap in Upper Montclair

The Gap in Upper Montclair closed in April, but the longtime clothing store on Valley Road will be replaced by another clothing store. Athleta, part of the Gap family of brands, is now hiring...

‘Opening Night, Opening Right’ – New Jersey Theaters Announce Proof-Of-Vaccination Policy

Showtime means showing proof of COVID vaccination at many of your local theatres and venues. Paper Mill Playhouse, Vanguard Theater and Luna Stage, along with South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC) are among a...
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Remembering Albert Pelham, Montclair NAACP President and Exec. Director of MNDC

Montclair is mourning an incredible loss today as Montclair NAACP shared the loss the organization's longtime, legendary leader: It is with a heavy heart that we share the sad news of the transition of our...

Essex County Clerk Warns of Passport Scams

Essex County, NJ - Due to the COVID-19 crisis and the current delay in passport services, there are multiple online scams that are using these unprecedented times as an opportunity to take advantage of...

‘Dog Days of Summer’ Turns 15, Raises Much Needed Funds and Supplies For Montclair...

The Dog Days of Summer - an annual pet portrait event hosted by Portraits by Michael Stahl -- celebrated 15 consecutive years with a completely booked weekend. Twenty-four families, with over 30 dogs, participated....

Montclair Mixed-Use Office Space To Get Mural Treatment

A proposed mixed-use office space at 6 Gates Avenue may get some excitement added to its facade by way of a new mural. The plans for the mural were discussed at the Montclair Planning...

Montclair Public Schools Reopening Town Hall (VIDEO)

Montclair Public Schools received more than 350 questions from families for its first reopening virtual town hall meeting Thursday evening, according to Montclair School Superintendent Dr. Jonathan Ponds, who led the meeting and was...

Essex County COVID-19 Booster Shots For Residents with Compromised Immune Systems Begin Saturday

Essex County, NJ - Following recommendations from both the CDC and FDA that anyone with compromised immune systems receive a third dose, or booster shot, of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccines, Essex County...

Montclair Councilor Asks Residents to Tell BOE Members to Fix Urgent School Infrastructure Issues

Montclair Councilor at Large Peter Yacobellis has sent an email he describes as "rocking the apple cart." Yacobellis is urging Montclair residents to contact members of the Montclair Board of Education asking them to...

CDC Recommends Pregnant Women Get COVID-19 Vaccine

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) made it official Wednesday, recommending that anyone who is pregnant, breastfeeding, trying to get pregnant now, or might become pregnant in the future should get the...

Montclair Town Council Says Yes To Recreational Cannabis Businesses

Montclair's town council discussed and passed local ordinances to allow for cannabis-related businesses at its Tuesday evening conference meeting. Councilor at Large Peter Yacobellis cited the overwhelming support for legalization of cannabis in New Jersey...

New Jersey Students, School Staff Will Be Required to Mask Up For Back To...

Start thinking about your back to school shopping list: Backpack, check. Notebooks, check. Masks, definitely. New Jersey's school staff and students from kindergarten to 12th grade will be required to wear masks in schools when...

NYC Requiring Vaccination Proof For Indoor Dining. Should New Jersey Do Same? (POLL)

New York City is mandating proof of vaccination to enter certain indoor businesses, including restaurants, entertainment venues and gyms, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Tuesday. The new approach to stop the Delta variant, dubbed the...

Montclair Schools To Discuss Reopening Plans at Virtual Town Hall, Thursday, August 12

Montclair School's district administrators on the reopening committee will hold a virtual town hall at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 12 to discuss the reopening plan for September. Parents and caregivers can send in...

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