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Pandemic Diaries Explore The New Not Normal

We told you about the Morris Museum COVID-19 History Project, where you can record your experience with the coronavirus pandemic. You can also share your stories at Pandemic Diaries. Baristaville's Debbie Galant took her existing...

Montclair Council ‘Urges’ People To Limit Leafblower Use, Votes Unanimously To Extend Quarter 2...

Montclair Council, at its regular conference meeting Tuesday, unanimously passed a resolution this evening to extend the Q2 property tax payment grace period to June 1. Council took immediate action to ensure the resolution...

‘We Got Dreams’ Music Video To Celebrate Montclair’s Class of 2020

Montclair singer/songwriter Lily Vakili wanted to do something positive to celebrate Montclair’s graduating seniors. Vakili, who is also mom to a Montclair High School senior and has lent her talents to Project Graduation fundraising events,...

Mayoral Candidates Discuss Education Issues at Montclair NAACP Youth Mayoral Candidates Forum (VIDEO)

Montclair mayoral candidates -- Dr. Renee Baskerville and Sean Spiller -- were asked to discuss student safety and other education issues at Friday night's Montclair NAACP Mayoral Candidates Forum. Two Montclair High school students, Montclair...

Montclair Mayoral Candidates Discuss Culture, BoE Appointments at Montclair PTA Council Forum

Montclair PTA Council hosted a virtual Montclair Mayoral Candidate Education Forum on Zoom Monday night, with more than 300 attendees (organizers state that 347 of the 420 registered people attended the event) logged in...

Montclair Mayor Robert Jackson Endorses Spiller, Montclair 2020 Team

Montclair Mayor Robert Jackson, who served two consecutive terms as mayor of Montclair, endorsed the Montclair 2020 team Tuesday evening. "I am proud to endorse the Montclair 2020 team in this year's municipal election," Jackson...

Jeh Johnson, Evie Colbert Named to NJ Governor’s Restart & Recovery Commission

Montclair's Jeh Johnson and Evie Colbert made Gov. Phil Murphy's list for New Jersey Governor's Restart and Recovery Commission Tuesday. Murphy announced the members of the commission, stating: "This team is unrivaled in terms of...

Rep. Payne To Hold Virtual Town Hall For Montclair Residents On Coronavirus Thursday

Montclair, NJ - Congressman Donald Payne, Jr. will do a Town Hall for Montclair residents to update them on the federal response to COVID-19 and to try and answer as many of their questions...

New Jersey COVID-19 Update: Seeing Stability, But State Must Reach Benchmarks Before It Can...

New Jersey is seeing slowing of the virus, Gov. Phil Murphy announced Monday. “We have achieved relative stability. We’re now seeing those rates slow. The number of newly hospitalized patients are on a downward trend,"...

Happy Orthodox Easter 2020

    It's a different kind of Orthodox Easter but the ceremony of the holy fire was witnessed by tens of thousands of Orthodox Christians around the world. Whether you are celebrating Orthodox Easter 2020 today...

U.S. Coronavirus Deaths Reach Record One-Day Total of 4,591, Scientists Predict Lockdown Again

The number of deaths in the United States from novel coronavirus nearly doubled from Wednesday. In the 24 hours ending at 8 p.m. Eastern time Thursday, 4,591 people were reported to have died from coronavirus,...

Montclair’s Rotating Quilt Show Brings Smiles

Fern Seaman, a kindergarten teacher at Nishuane Elementary, and Robin Schlager, Montclair's Second Ward Councilor, are friends who share a passion for quilting. Seaman and Schlager have been displaying a rotating quilt show for the...

Montclair Restaurants Pause, Pivot And Reinvent In Response to COVID-19

Montclair's food businesses -- restaurants, bakeries, delis -- have been able to stay open, but it's been anything but easy, due to social distancing regulations and the need for contact-less pick up and delivery....

Montclair High School Students Organize “Closing The Distance,” Online Performance To Support Toni’s Kitchen

Two juniors at Montclair High School, Lucy Solomon and Sarah Shiffman, have organized "Closing the Distance," online performances by local student artists and graduates to raise money for Toni’s Kitchen. They have set a goal...