Halloween

Program Notes: Scaring yourself sweet on Halloween

Halloween isn't a Jewish holiday, but I loved it best of all. Despite its scary overtones, the holiday itself is warm and gooey and cuddly.

Photos: The Zombies Walk Amongst Us

Zombies get to walk the streets of Montclair, as cars stop and they terrorize the shopkeepers and patrons along Church, South Park streets and Bloomfield Avenue after their free makeovers in East Side Mags....
houses

Photos: Montclair houses of horror

Montclairites get creative this time of year with spiderwebs, skeletons and ghouls on their houses. Do you dare walk down the street? Maybe stay in the car. That is, unless you’re safely in a mask....
Halloween

Halloween: Traditional customs, frightful fun

Halloween customs in different traditions, and some new ones, too.

Eid-Al-Adha holiday tradition benefits local soup kitchen

By DEBORAH ANN TRIPOLDI tripoldi@montclairlocal.news Toni’s Kitchen in Montclair was the benefit of 150 pounds of meat recently donated by Peace Islands Institute. The annual donation is in celebration of the Muslim festival of Eid-al-Adha, which...
Yom Kippur

Purging the soul on Yom Kippur

Local rabbis consider Yom Kippur a cleansing day, not a dreaded one.
Kaveny

Community in brief: Festival of St. Sebastian coming

The 92nd carnival celebrating the feast of St. Sebastian will take place in Montclair next week, Wednesday, Aug. 22, through Sunday, Aug. 26, at Kaveny Field and Christopher Street. Wednesday through Friday, the festival...
saint

Photos: fun at the Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel

Young and old came out to play at the carnival and march in the Procession for the Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel.

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...