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Montclair Mask Mandate To End This Month, No Masks Required Indoors Beginning March 1

Montclair Councilor at Large Peter Yacobellis moved, with Deputy Mayor Bill Hurlock seconding, a motion to repeal Montclair's mask mandate as of 11:59 p.m. on February 28th, making March 1st the starting day where...

Will This Montclair Intersection Finally Get A Makeover?

Montclair, NJ - Remember when the Montclair master plan came out and it included a traffic light at Watchung Plaza. That was back in 2013. Fast forward to 2022 and we are still talking...

Cocktails on Church Street: Fresco Da Franco Gets Montclair Liquor License

Montclair, NJ - In a town with a limited number of liquor licenses, scoring one is always big news. Montclair's town council passed a resolution Tuesday authorizing the person-to-person and place-to-place transfers of Alcoholic...

Experience the Music of Ukraine, India & More at SOPAC

South Orange, NJ - Travel the world without leaving New Jersey. From Ukrainian Folk to North Indian Bhangra and Spanish Flamenco, experience the sounds of various cultures and countries at SOPAC. Red Baraat...

Call for Proposals for S2G’s Montclair Literary Festival 2022

Montclair, NJ – Succeed2gether’s sixth annual Montclair Literary Festival, which will take place in early May 2022, is seeking proposals from the community. The festival will run from Thursday, May 5 to Sunday, May...

Montclair Education Association Wants to Be Consulted on Any Changes to Masking in Schools

Gov. Phil Murphy announced that effective March 7, less than a month from now, New Jersey would lift the mask mandate in schools. The statewide requirement that all students, educators, staff, and visitors wear masks...

New Jersey Schools To Lift Mask Mandate on March 7

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy made official today what he has been hinting at since January 2022: Effective Monday, March 7, the statewide mask mandate in schools will be lifted. "We can responsibly take the...

Take A Taste Trip To Hungary by Way of Nutley: Kurly Kürtősh Chimney Cakes

If you've never heard of chimney cakes, they are a beloved street food in Hungary. But you only have to go as far as Nutley to try them. The perfect antidote to the winter...

Petition Opposing Chick-fil-A at Garden State Parkway Rest Stop in Bloomfield

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The New Jersey Turnpike Authority announced plans earlier this month to bring a Chick-fil-A and a Starbucks to Bloomfield's Brookdale South rest stop of the Garden State Parkway, replacing the former...

Restaurant Course Correction: Raymond’s Brings Back Original French Toast

Call it their New Coke blunder. Raymond's in Montclair has been known for one dish probably more than any other -- French toast. Then, one day, the restaurant decided to experiment with a different...

Bloomfield Mayor, Councilman Oppose Proposed Chick-fil-A on Garden State Parkway

UPDATE: Montclair Councilor at Large Peter Yacobellis joins Bloomfield Mayor and Councilor in opposing a Chick-fil-A at Brookdale South. "The New Jersey Turnpike Authority should know better than to welcome a company with a 0%...

No More McDonald’s on Brookdale South GSP; Chick-fil-A and Starbucks Coming

Say goodbye to Grimace, Mayor McCheese and Ronald. The McDonald's restaurant -- along with that nostalgic drive thru and retro McDonald's characters at Brookdale South -- has closed. When we told our college-age daughter...

More Montclair Businesses Struggling to Stay Open with Staffing Due To COVID

Montclair, NJ - Montclair area businesses have been struggling with COVID since March 2020. Early on they had to pause and then pivot. This year, as a result of the Omicron surge, many have...
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A Permanent Montclair Skate Park Slides Slightly Closer to Reality

Remember when Montclair's township council passed a resolution for a permanent Montclair skate park back in July. Then, Skate Essex, a non-profit established to help local communities create safe skateboarding spaces and programs for...

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