Montclair reacts to PARCC changes

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news New Jersey has plans to start scaling back PARCC tests in schools. The state announced the first phases of a gradual plan to...

Art is in the angle for Scarlett Givner

Steampunk Rainbow Photographs by Scarlett Givner Displayed through July at Local Coffee, 107 Watchung Ave. Artist reception Thursday, July 12, 6-8 p.m. Localcoffeemontclair.com By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.news It is the artist’s first exhibition....

‘Madness’ documents loopholes in mental health system

That Way Madness Lies... Directed by Sandra Luckow Thursday, July 19, 7:30 p.m. and Friday, July 20, 7:30 p.m. Montclair Film, Cinema505, 505 Bloomfield Ave. Q&A with director Sandra...

Open house July 12 at Fred Astaire Dance Studio

This post is sponsored by Fred Astaire Dance Studio. Ready to try something new? The Fred Astaire Dance Studio, formerly on Valley Road in Upper...

All Write Now: persistence and lightbulbs

Inspiration comes when you work at it.

MONTCLAIR 150: More notable athletes who call Montclair home

by Andrew Garda garda@montclairlocal.news Formulating a list can be a daunting task, especially in Montclair where there’s a long list of amazing athletes. That was the case in putting together Montclair Local’s 150th anniversary special edition,...
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Montclair Fishing: Anglers unite at Edgemont Park

by Andrew Garda garda@montclairlocal.news Any fisherman will tell you that every day is a perfect day to fish, but last Saturday, as Montclair’s Annual Kids’ Fishing Derby kicked off, Lynne Williams couldn’t have asked for a...

Montclair Soccer: Rookie’s face-assisted hat trick helps RBII to easy victory

by Andrew Garda garda@montclairlocal.news With a 5-1 lead and just under 13 minutes to go, the Red Bulls II and their fans would normally feel pretty confident. However, during Friday evening’s game against the Richmond Kickers, things...

Montclair Rowing: Montclair rowers reach semifinals at Henley Regatta

by Andrew Garda garda@montclairlocal.news After winning their first three races, Montclair rowers made it to the semifinals of the Henley Regatta, the sport’s best-known event worldwide, marking the best result ever for a Montclair boat. Athletes traveled...

Montclair Athletics: Track project derailed by extra costs, rising oil prices

by Andrew Garda garda@montclairlocal.news The Woodman Track project is delayed, as the Montclair Board of Education voted to reject the single bid they received at their June 18 meeting. While three companies were interested in bidding...

In desperate need: Residents asked to water new trees

Who’s watering Montclair’s new trees? Apparently, no one. “An alarming number” of the 332 trees newly planted by the township are dead and dying due to a combination of lack of water and the harsh, hot summer weather.

Obituary: A. John DiMilia

A. John DiMilia Sr., 81, of West Caldwell formerly of Montclair, died on Saturday July 14, 2018. Mr. DiMilia was owner and president of John...

Obituary: Gail Davoll

Gail Davoll, 75, of Upper Montclair, died on Friday July 13, 2018, surrounded by her family. Ms. Davoll was born and raised in Bolton, England,...