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...

Photos: Gardens are glowing

Pumpkins, popcorn and a lot of smiles can be seen at Presby Memorial Iris Garden during Gardens Aglow.
Community Seder

Montclair’s Bnai Keshet holds Community Seder

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.news This year’s Community Seder at Bnai Keshet will feature a theme of immigration. It’s particularly timely, with the president’s Muslim bans being fought in the courts. And two Bnai Keshet members, Melina Macall and...
Palm

Reenacting the sublime on Palm Sunday: Holy Week begins

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

Montclair’s July Fourth Parade offered glitz and heart

By ANTOINETTE MARTIN for Montclair Local Led by a boisterous bunch of marchers from the Montclair Community Pre-K holding signs identifying alumni classes over the last two decades, Montclair’s 67th annual July Fourth parade displayed high...
Egg Hunt

Montclair holds Easter egg hunt at Glenfield Park

Mr. Bunny’s Springtime Fun was held Saturday morning, April 8, at Glenfield Park, 25 Maple Ave. The event was hosted by the Montclair Department of Recreation & Cultural Affairs, in conjunction with PBA Local...
Passover

Passover: wine welcomes the holiday

Wine is important in the Passover Seder.

Feasting in Limbo: Montclair’s Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church holds Mass and Procession

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Mass and Procession Sunday, July 16, 11:15 a.m. Mass, with procession following. Afterward, refreshments in the hall of OLMC Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, 94 Pine St. By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.news The...

Montclair’s Human Needs Food Pantry sends out appeal for Thanksgiving foods

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news With a week to go before Thanksgiving, the shelves at Human Needs Food Pantry were alarmingly bare of Thanksgiving foods. So the staff put out an appeal for donations on social media Thursday...