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...
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Wrapping gifts, sharing love at Shomrei Emunah

The personal touch makes all the difference when it comes to gift-giving. At Shomrei Emunah, congregants wrapped gifts for charity together .
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Meet the bell ringers, red kettle keepers of Montclair

By Kelly Nicholaides for Montclair LocalAt the start of the holiday season last weekend, Ernest Walker rings the Salvation Army bell standing next to a red kettle in front of the Acme on Valley Road.“Bless...

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...

Holidays: Local gifts that give back

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsGifts that give back and are local can be the perfect choice for those hard-to-buy-for people on your holiday list.Whether you have an art lover, historian, gardener or theater lover...
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Applegate Farm offers up sweet Santa, Turkey tradition

 By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsApplegate Farm has been serving up sweet little frozen holiday treats since the 1930s.Beginning this week, the farm will take about 100 orders for ice cream turkeys, Santas, bells, trees and...
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Montclair holds Veterans Day ceremony

Montclair Township will host a very special Veterans Day tribute on Sunday, Nov. 11 at Edgemont Park. In the event of rain, services will be held in the Municipal Building Council Chambers, 205 Claremont...
Trunk or Treat

Video: Trunk or Treat with Monclair PD

Hundreds of ghouls, goblins and ghosts headed to the Montclair Police Department’s 2nd Annual Trunk or Treat on Oct. 31 sponsored by the Montclair Police Foundation.The event held at the corner of Bloomfield Avenue...
Halloween

Program Notes: Scaring yourself sweet on Halloween

Halloween isn't a Jewish holiday, but I loved it best of all. Despite its scary overtones, the holiday itself is warm and gooey and cuddly.