High winds ahead. The National Weather Service is predicting gusts up to 55 mph tomorrow afternoon. Plus rain. With warnings that "poor drainage street flooding" is possible. Look out, Godfrey […]
Swashbuckling schoolbus drivers, slowpokes on the Garden State Parkway and piles of leaves in the middle of the road are the complaints that Bloomfield blogger Tom Biro has, now that […]
Spotted outside the Glen Ridge High School cafeteria today, according to a source inside the school: recruiters from the U.S. Army. They were giving away pamphlets and pencils. Hey, dude, […]
Nineteen members of Montclair State’s Delta Chi fraternity have been charged with hazing by the Rockaway Township police. Making the pledges run and roll in the mud in the dark […]
Word from the real estate community leaked out yesterday that Jay Schweppe, who sold his business last October to NRT, Inc., the parent company of Burgdorff, is stepping down from […]
The Big Apple Circus will be the main attraction at this year’s Montclair First Night — the New Year’s Eve celebration for families that features alcohol-free entertainment in venues spread […]
Sometimes the news, Barista-style, just writes itself. If we hadn’t been grabbed by the opening of this Boston Globe column, I don’t like to reveal that I live in Newton […]
Q: Who is Ken Jennings? Rumors of Jennings’ impending loss have circulated for weeks. Kotke.org has audiotape of the Final Jeopardy question he missed.
Baristanet correspondent Suzanne O’Connor, of Douglas Road in Glen Ridge, sends this picture of the giant, 100-year red oak that toppled in her yard around 4 am Sunday. "The tree […]
Wasn’t it just a few weeks ago that we reported that someone had started a Yahoo message board for Glen Ridge? Actually, it turns out that the Yahoo Glen Ridge […]
Straight from the Township of Montclair’s website: Santa’s Mailbox Kids can mail a letter to Santa and will receive a personalized letter in return. Letters can be mailed to: SANTA […]
After the deluge, a glorious sunset.
Baristanet reader Sharon Gill sent us this photo of flooding this morning on Godfrey Road in Montclair. Gutter and street work in the area (which went on for months) was […]
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