Holiday lights

Photos: sparkly holiday lights on Montclair homes

Montclair houses dress up in bright holiday lights and colors for the darkest time of the year.

Special bonds: Montclairites celebrate their special friendships

Compiled and photographed by Kate Albright  for Montclair LocalPhotographer Kate Albright met with and photographed locals to get their sweet stories on their “true loves.” The following stories celebrate the special bonds between these friendships.Elodie...

The Montclair Local staff is thankful, too

Happy Thanksgiving from the Montclair Local!

Montclair food pantry thanks community for Thanksgiving donations

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsIt was shaping up to be a difficult Thanksgiving for clients of the Human Needs Food Pantry, but donors came through after the pantry appealed to the community on social media.The food...

Menorah lighting set for Sunday, Dec. 2

 Chabad of Montclair will host a Grand Menorah Lighting on Sunday Dec. 2, 4:30 p.m., at the Hinck Building Atrium at 486 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair.All are invited to a Hanukkah Wonderland with latkes, doughnuts...

Montclair’s July Fourth Parade offered glitz and heart

By ANTOINETTE MARTIN for Montclair LocalLed by a boisterous bunch of marchers from the Montclair Community Pre-K holding signs identifying alumni classes over the last two decades, Montclair’s 67th annual July Fourth parade displayed high...

Honoring a saint, riding a ring of fire in Montclair

The Feast and Carnival of Saint Sebastian Wednesday, Aug. 23-Sunday, Aug. 27 Wednesday-Friday, 5-10 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 3-10 p.m.Kaveny Field and Christopher Street area Vespers service: Aug. 26, 7 p.m. Solemn high Mass:...

Indoor ceremony remembers the fallen on Memorial Day

A great blue heron flying eastward was silhouetted against the white sky as the Montclair Police Department honor guard fired a salute to the fallen at the township’s annual solemn observance of Memorial Day...

VIDEO: Holiday fun with Montclair’s Van Vleck Winter Wonderland

 https://youtu.be/Q0KpvG6yiZ8Children chase Thomas the Tank Engine and the O-scale electric trains around the tracks in the greenhouse at the annual Van Vleck Deck the Halls Winter Wonderland, part of the holiday fun with Santa...

Culture in brief: St. Peter Claver Day Sunday

The annual celebration of St. Peter Claver’s Feast Day and Homecoming will be on Sunday, Sept. 10, beginning with a Mass at 11 a.m. After Mass, the church will provide a meal prepared by...