Angels wanted for light pack work in Montclair

Advice from Nilsen: • Choose a packing list here: https://www.voa-gny.org/what-goes-in-a-backpack• Monetary contributions can be made to the Montclair Team Crowdwise site www.crowdrise. com/montclair-community-operation-backpackFor more information, go to facebook.com/MontclairOperationBackpack, or email montclairobp@gmail.com.By ANTOINETTE MARTIN For Montclair Local“It...

YMCA’s Montclair Run hits the streets Sunday, June 3

by WILMA HURWITZ for Montclair LocalWhile Memorial Day on May 28 is considered the official start of summer, in Montclair the season truly begins with the YMCA/MRCA 10K and 2-mile Montclair Run. Always the first Sunday...

Next weekend: 28th annual African-American Heritage event

Photo courtesy of the Montclair African-American Heritage FoundationSave the dates for the Montclair African-American Heritage Foundation's Memories ball on Friday, June 2, and parade & festival on Saturday, June 3.The 28th annual event on Saturday...

Relief efforts for Harvey, Irma continue in Montclair

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsAcross Montclair this week, donation projects sprang into being as residents asked what they could do to help victims of Harvey — and Irma.From Sept. 11 to 15, several community groups will...

Montclair businesses, groups, houses of worship start Harvey relief projects

By ERIN ROLL and LINDA MOSS roll@montclairlocal.news moss@montclairlocal.newsMontclair has mobilized to help the victims of Hurricane Harvey, with fundraising and relief efforts launched by local groups, houses of worship, and at least one taco truck.The most...

Montclair Community Pre-K marks 20th anniversary

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMontclair Community Pre-K is marking its 20th anniversary this year.The entire school — past and current students, staff, and parents — was the grand marshal for this year’s Fourth of July Parade....

Open Book/Open Mind holds 2nd-anniversary fundraiser

Everyone knows there are a lot of writers and journos in Montclair. During Superstorm Sandy, many of them wrote in the warmth of the Montclair Public Library.The library's warmth continues to appeal to the...
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Photos: Fun-draising Against Food Insecurity

A brief rain shower brought the seven bands indoors, at the Tierney's Tavern Fifth Annual Free Music Festival, but the fun continued with stand-up comedians, games, food, 'beverages' and more , to 'fun'draise for...

Community in brief: Brother to Brother pancake breakfast

The ninth annual Brother to Brother Family Winter Pancake Breakfast and Winter Clothing Drive will be held Saturday, Jan. 6, from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Montclair High School, 100 Chestnut St., in...
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Alternative Facts homage to Lou Reed at Tierney’s Tavern’s Music Festival

https://youtu.be/hQHi01AtS14 Montclair band Alternative Facts crushes some Lou Reed, they're one of seven bands, along with stand-up comedians, games, food, 'beverages' and more at the Tierney's Tavern Fifth Annual Free Music Festival, a benefit for...