Empowerment

Never saying sorry: Women’s Empowerment panel in Montclair

by ANTOINETTE MARTIN for Montclair Local Women’s empowerment took the stage at the Wellmont on Tuesday, April 4, as a panel of local women offered evocative tips and insights into female strength and self-confidence. The panel included...

Culture in brief: Ravioli class and dinner at Montclair restaurant

Chef Barret Beyer will lead a free class on how to make homemade ravioli at Punto Rosso Ristorante, 6 Park St., on Thursday, Aug. 17, at 3 p.m. Afterward, Beyer and Punto Rosso’s chef, Ryan...

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 African American Heritage festivities begin

Montclair African -American Heritage Parade and Festival Memories Dance: Friday, June 2, 8 p.m., cafeteria, Montclair High School George Inness Annex, 141 Park St. Parade: Saturday, June 3, 10:30 a.m., steps off Maple and Bloomfield...

Montclair businesses, groups, houses of worship start Harvey relief projects

By ERIN ROLL and LINDA MOSS roll@montclairlocal.news moss@montclairlocal.news Montclair has mobilized to help the victims of Hurricane Harvey, with fundraising and relief efforts launched by local groups, houses of worship, and at least one taco truck. The most...

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 family raising money, awareness for scleroderma

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Ten-year-old Claudette Johnson is a Hillside student. She’s on the school’s swim team, enjoys gymnastics and plays the piano. She is also coping with scleroderma. Claudette and her family — mom Christine Loccke, dad...
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S.O.F.I.A.: raising awareness and hope, in Montclair

Walk Against Domestic Violence Saturday, Sept. 9, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Canterbury Park, Canterbury Drive and Planchet Drive Registration at supportsofia.org/events 862-251-6791, or info@supportsofia.org By GIOYA MCRAE For Montclair Local In Montclair, in New Jersey — or anywhere you go...
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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.

Exotic Car Rally to take place on Sunday, June 11

The fourth annual police-escorted Exotic Car Rally presented by Fresco Da Franco and Orange County Choppers will take place on Sunday, June 11, from noon to 2 p.m., at 15 Church St. The rally benefits...