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...

Montclair arts groups discuss forming alliance

By LINDA MOSS moss@northjersey.com Arts groups in Montclair are discussing forming an alliance so they can pool their resources, to promote the town as a destination and to create a comprehensive calendar of events in the...

Relief efforts for Harvey, Irma continue in Montclair

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Across Montclair this week, donation projects sprang into being as residents asked what they could do to help victims of Harvey — and Irma. From Sept. 11 to 15, several community groups will...

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...

Montclair film: fun, funny, fundraising on Red Nose Day

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.news Abbot and Costello. Laurel and Hardy. The Blues Brothers. French and Saunders. Parker Bowles and Hall. Who? Luke Parker Bowles, board officer of Montclair Film, and Tom Hall, executive director of Montclair Film, banter and bounce jokes off...

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...

Open Book/Open Mind holds 2nd-anniversary fundraiser

Everyone knows there are a lot of writers and journos in Montclair. During Superstorm Sandy, many of them wrote in the warmth of the Montclair Public Library. The library's warmth continues to appeal to the...
Music Festivalvideo

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...

Next weekend: 28th annual African-American Heritage event

Photo courtesy of the Montclair African-American Heritage Foundation Save the dates for the Montclair African-American Heritage Foundation's Memories ball on Friday, June 2, and parade & festival on Saturday, June 3. The 28th annual event on Saturday...

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.,...