Montclair schools set out road map from listening sessions

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news During Monday night's BOE meeting at the George Inness Annex, Superintendent Kendra Johnson laid out a proposed road map for the district...

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 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...

Montclair Lacrosse: Mounties LAXers took part in 2017 camp

by Andrew Garda garda@montclairlocal.news Every summer, kids in Montclair are on the lookout for things to do. Among the many options they have are often some sort of sports camp, a job or some civil service. Last...

Montclair Athletics: District proceeding carefully on turf replacement

by Andrew Garda garda@montclairlocal.news When the Montclair school district installed the turf at Woodman, Fortunato and Watchung fields about 15 years ago, things were a bit simpler. In the years since, the choices in artificial turf...

Montclair Athletics: MHS continues to send athletes to top colleges

by Andrew Garda garda@montclairlocal.news People often praise student-athletes for their athletic prowess, but for Montclair High School’s athletic department, the focus is very much on the student part of the equation. MHS prides itself on helping students...

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,...