Operation Back Pack

Operation Backpack: Help others get ready for school

Operation Backpack is collecting school supplies for children in need this summer through August. The drive has a goal this year of 200 backpacks and $2,500 in donations. Last year, the drive collected 185 filled...
feast

Feast, carnival return after two years off

By DEBORAH ANN TRIPOLDI tripoldi@montclairlocal.news Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church is bringing back its annual feast and carnival this month. The annual event hosted by the Pine Street church — which merged with Immaculate Conception...
Music Festival

Photos: Fun-draising Against Food Insecurity

A brief rain shower brought the seven bands indoors, at the Tierney's Tavern Fifth Annual Free Music Festival, but the fun continued with stand-up comedians, games, food, 'beverages' and more , to 'fun'draise for...
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Alternative Facts homage to Lou Reed at Tierney’s Tavern’s Music Festival

https://youtu.be/hQHi01AtS14 Montclair band Alternative Facts crushes some Lou Reed, they're one of seven bands, along with stand-up comedians, games, food, 'beverages' and more at the Tierney's Tavern Fifth Annual Free Music Festival, a benefit for...

YMCA’s Montclair Run hits the streets Sunday, June 3

by WILMA HURWITZ for Montclair Local While Memorial Day on May 28 is considered the official start of summer, in Montclair the season truly begins with the YMCA/MRCA 10K and 2-mile Montclair Run.  Always the first Sunday...
Row for a Cure

Row for a Cure – exercise for ALS research

By DEBORAH ANN TRIPOLDI tripoldi@montclairlocal.news The Bloomfield Avenue sidewalk near the corner of Park Street will be blocked off Saturday, June 9, not for construction work this time but to raise money for ALS with the...
earth

Exploring space, loving earth:’Star Tours’ at Buzz Aldrin

The beauty of the earth is even more apparent from space. Astronomer Kevin Manning to visit Buzz Aldrin Middle School.

Community in brief: Brother to Brother pancake breakfast

The ninth annual Brother to Brother Family Winter Pancake Breakfast and Winter Clothing Drive will be held Saturday, Jan. 6, from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Montclair High School, 100 Chestnut St., in...

Montclair food pantry thanks community for Thanksgiving donations

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news It 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...

Montclair’s Human Needs Food Pantry sends out appeal for Thanksgiving foods

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news With a week to go before Thanksgiving, the shelves at Human Needs Food Pantry were alarmingly bare of Thanksgiving foods. So the staff put out an appeal for donations on social media Thursday...