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...
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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...

Group hopes to install memorial to Montclair’s Washington Street YMCA

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news For many years in Montclair, there was a place on Washington Street that was very special to Montclair’s children and young adults, especially children and young adults of color. The Washington Street YMCA,...

Montclair Community Pre-K marks 20th anniversary

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Montclair Community Pre-K is marking its 20th anniversary this year. The entire school — past and current students, staff, and parents — was the grand marshal for this year’s Fourth of July Parade....

Kool Kids Foundation holds ‘Oldies but Goodies’ party in Montclair

Get out your platforms and dance at the Kool Kids Foundation party, to raise funds for music and kids.

Culture in brief: Kool Kids Foundation ‘Oldies but Goodies’ party in Montclair benefits kids

Sakinah Bell and her husband, Kool, of Kool and the Gang, are holding an “Oldies but Goodies Exclusive Party” on Saturday, Oct. 21, at 8 p.m., at the Montclair Women’s Club, 82 Union St.,...

Montclair girl does good: Ella Freund holds ‘Mitzvahpalooza’

'Mitzvahpalooza' Saturday, Oct. 7 Studio Playhouse 14 Alvin Place studioplayhouse.org By ROSEMARIE SALVATORE For Montclair Local Music means a lot to Glenfield Middle School seventh-grader Ella Freund, because she has grown up with it. Ella “lives and breathes music,” according...