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Saturday, December 16, 2017

Residents petition to save South Fullerton maple tree

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Roughly 40 years ago Zorina Weber watched as a now-majestic maple tree was planted across the street from her house on South...

Photos: Montclair Arts Festival brought groups together

More than 25 arts organizations came to play in the first-ever Montclair Arts Festival, sponsored by the Montclair Arts Alliance, from Nov. 29 to...

Culture in brief: Montclair’s Bellevue Avenue Branch library holds winter strings...

In honor of the 103rd anniversary of the opening of the Bellevue Avenue Branch Library, there will be a Winter Strings Concert on Saturday,...

A welcome ‘Change’: Montclair Orchestra succeeds again

The Montclair Orchestra's second concert, "Change," was exhilarating, says reviewer William Amory.

It’s a wonderful Christmas burnout: ‘Peter Cratchit, Esq.’ in Montclair

A new play by Kerr Lockhart, which has a reading at St. James Episcopal Church on Sunday, Dec. 17, blends "A Christmas Carol" with "It's a Wonderful Life."

Basketball: Immaculate’s Salmon says Lions ready to compete for titles

by ANDREW GARDA garda@montclairlocal.news Competition and hunger. Watch a few minutes of any Lions boys basketball practice at Immaculate Conception and you’ll quickly learn that is what head coach Jimmy Salmon and his coaching staff are looking...

Basketball: Wallace looks to push Mounties hard this season

by Andrew Garda garda@montclairlocal.news The Montclair Mounties boys basketball team enters the 2017-18 season looking to build off the momentum from last season’s campaign, the first for head coach Gary Wallace. The Mounties went 17-11 during...

Basketball: New coach looking to reboot Mounties’ winning culture

by Andrew Garda garda@montclairlocal.news First year Mounties girls basketball coach Emily Hall may be new to head coaching, but she’s been a Mountie for a long time. While she spent the last year in Australia, attending Bond...

Basketball: Cougars look to disrupt opponents during 2017-18 season

by Andrew Garda garda@montclairlocal.news Montclair Kimberley Academy boys basketball coach Tony Jones has been enjoying the preseason. Last year was a tough one, he says, a year of growth. The team was young and motivation was...

Coding classes catch on with Montclair’s kids

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Want to learn how to build a robot? Write a computer program? Or just want to play around with circuits? If you’re a...

Gifts and gelt: The miracle of Hannukah includes toys, in Montclair

The Festival of Lights isn't about gifts, but the week before Hanukkah there's always a rush at the toy stores.

Cagey, fast fowl escapes capture in Montclair

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news A fast-moving guinea hen is eluding capture by residents and township animal-control officials as skillfully as the Road Runner escaped from Wile...

Obituary: Anton F. Pecha Jr.

Anton F. Pecha Jr., 81, died on Wednesday, Dec. 6, at Morristown Medical Center, surrounded by his family. A Funeral Mass will be offered in...

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