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Saxum Elf

In brief: return of the Saxum elf

Saxum Real Estate brings back their 12-foot holiday figure, the Saxum Elf, to perch over Montclair for the third year in a row.

Photos: Drive-by Santa Claus in Montclair

Mr. and Mrs. Claus give out smiles and goody bags in the parking lot of De Novo European Pub on Saturday, Dec. 12.

Photos: Drive-in Hanukkah in Montclair

Chabad Montclair held a "Drive-In" spectacular for Hanukkah on Sunday, Dec., 13, in Lackawanna Plaza, featuring a giant menorah and more.

Nights of 100,000 lights- Myrtle Avenue display is brighter than ever

It’s become a tradition for Montclairians to take in Carino’s elaborate holiday display, Lights on Myrtle, but this year, during the pandemic, the family wanted to go all out.
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A Hanukkah menorah brings light in darkness

The Hanukkah menorah which symbolizes the holiday is a variation on the synagoguge menorah. Its many forms represent how Jews assimilate.

Buzz Aldrin teachers, PTA deliver Thanksgiving to neighbors

Buzz Aldrin Middle School house leaders held the annual Thanksgiving drive on Tuesday, Nov. 24, with this year's need even greater due to the pandemic.
Thanksgiving

A Montclair Thanksgiving survey

We conducted a little survey to find out some things about Montclairians and Thanksgiving. See our pie charts (get it?) for results.
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Shop local for Montclair-centric gifts

Robin Woods, Montclair Local's girl about town, visits a number of shops to find Montclair-centric and interesting gifts for 2020.

Montclair Local’s top picks for gifts that give back

Buying a thoughtful gift from a nonprofit means your gift does double duty.

Downtown Montclair restaurants offer dining in, takeout for Thanksgiving

Some Montclair restaurants are offering takeout Thanksgiving Day meals and/or dining in on Thanksgiving, according to Montclair Center BID.