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Monday, March 19, 2018

Honoring a saint, riding a ring of fire in Montclair

The Feast and Carnival of Saint Sebastian Wednesday, Aug. 23-Sunday, Aug. 27 Wednesday-Friday, 5-10 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 3-10 p.m. Kaveny Field and Christopher Street area Vespers service: Aug. 26, 7 p.m. Solemn high Mass:...

The Montclair Local staff is thankful, too

Happy Thanksgiving from the Montclair Local!

‘May in Montclair’ festivities open with maypole tradition

by Deborah Ann Tripoldi tripoldi@montclairlocal.news A rainbow of ribbons swirled in the air intertwining the Maypole as children performed the ritual dance for May in Montclair’s opening ceremonies at Watchung Plaza Monday, May 1. Before a crowd...

Montclair BID plans to revive First Night celebration

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news After what will have been a six-year hiatus, First Night Montclair may be resurrected this year. The Montclair Center Business Improvement District, known as the BID, is planning to revive the New Year's...

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...

Indoor ceremony remembers the fallen on Memorial Day

A great blue heron flying eastward was silhouetted against the white sky as the Montclair Police Department honor guard fired a salute to the fallen at the township’s annual solemn observance of Memorial Day...

Culture in brief: St. Peter Claver Day Sunday

The annual celebration of St. Peter Claver’s Feast Day and Homecoming will be on Sunday, Sept. 10, beginning with a Mass at 11 a.m. After Mass, the church will provide a meal prepared by...

Gifts and gelt: The miracle of Hannukah includes toys, in Montclair

The Festival of Lights isn't about gifts, but the week before Hanukkah there's always a rush at the toy stores.

Ramadan: less food, more words

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.news Not eating during the day is not the hardest thing about Ramadan, for Kevin Dawud Amin, of the Masjid Ul Wadud mosque on Bloomfield Avenue. It’s reading the entire Quran. Many people know that...

Tashlich is symbolic, and real: Montclair’s synagogues celebrate together

Congragation Shomrei Emunah and Bnai Keshet will celebrate Tashlich together on the first day of Rosh Hashana.

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