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...
feast

Feast, carnival return after two years

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...

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...
Bourbon & Biergarten

Straight up fun this weekend with barbecue in Montclair

by Deborah Ann Tripoldi tripoldi@montclairlocal.news To adapt to its growing popularity, the Montclair Food & Wine Festival’s Bourbon & Biergarten has moved to a new venue for its third year, and will be held at the...

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-area groups collecting school supplies for children in need

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news August is zipping by, which means the start of back-to-school shopping for many families. According to the National Retail Federation, a retail trade association, the average family will spend more than $660 for...
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...

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 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...

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...