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Saturday, March 24, 2018

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...

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...

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...

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...

MHS graduate does 4,500 mile cross-country bike ride for autism awareness

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Tim Kennedy, a 2008 graduate of Montclair High School, decided that he would go on a bike ride this summer. A very long bike ride. Kennedy, a mental health professional who specializes in working...

Angels wanted for light pack work in Montclair

Advice from Nilsen: • Choose a packing list here: https://www.voa-gny.org/what-goes-in-a-backpack • Monetary contributions can be made to the Montclair Team Crowdwise site www.crowdrise. com/montclair-community-operation-backpack For more information, go to facebook.com/MontclairOperationBackpack, or email montclairobp@gmail.com. By ANTOINETTE MARTIN For Montclair Local “It...

Montclair Girl Scout Cookies never grow stale

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.news It may be snowing, but there are signs of spring: Crocuses are blooming (under the snow). Irish eyes are smiling this week and will go on celebrating St. Patrick’s Day through April. And a...

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.

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...

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...

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