Photos: Montclair July 4 Parade

  Montclair's July 4, 150th-themed parade began at 11 a.m. and traveled along a 1.6-mile route on Bloomfield Avenue, Midland Avenue, Watchung Avenue and Valley Road ending at Edgemont Park, where a town picnic awaited...
summer solstice

Holidays: Summer Solstice is June 21

By DEBORAH ANN TRIPOLDI tripoldi@montclairlocal.news The summer solstice occurred at 6:07 a.m. on Thursday, June 21. It also sometimes falls on June 20 or 22. The sabbat is known by many names such as the summer...
Memorial Day 2018

PHOTOS: Montclair honors fallen veterans on Memorial Day 2018

  Montclair held its annual Memorial Day tribute Monday, May 28, at Edgemont Park. Mayor Robert Jackson was the master of ceremonies. The Rev. Margo Walter, pastoral associate at Grace Presbyterian Church, performed the invocation and benediction...
Beltaine

Beltaine: May in Montclair and UUCM celebrate May Day

By DEBORAH ANN TRIPOLDI tripoldi@montclairlocal.news A 12-foot pole with colorful ribbons flowing from a circle of flowers stood in Watchung Plaza Tuesday, May 1, waiting to kick off the 40th annual opening ceremony for May in...
Passover

Passover: wine welcomes the holiday

Wine is important in the Passover Seder.
Palm

Reenacting the sublime on Palm Sunday: Holy Week begins

Palm Sunday is both joyous and solemn, Montclair clergy say.
Ostara

Ostara: Light of the Earth – symbols of new beginnings

By DEBORAH ANN TRIPOLDI tripoldi@montclairlocal.news Montclair resident Joe Longo, co-owner of Blu Lotus on Church Street, intends to balance a raw egg at precisely 12:15 p.m. Tuesday, March 20. Tuesday is the Spring Equinox, also known...

Photos: Latkepalooza in Montclair

Fried potato pancakes were the main course at Bnai Keshet's annual Hanukkah Latkepalooza.

Christmas worship in Montclair

Christmas in Montclair is celebrated throughout the township at many different houses of worship. Here are some local pageants, choir concerts and other holiday events: United Church of Christ, 40 South Fullerton Ave., is holding...