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

Ramadan: Montclair Muslims celebrate ‘an ongoing Thanksgiving’

By GWEN OREL and ANTOINETTE MARTIN orel@montclairlocal.news It’s very hot on the third floor of Glenfield Middle School. That makes the fast of Ramadan just that little bit harder for Frances Aboushi, who teaches there, and students...
maypole

‘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’s Fourth of July parade returns for 67th year

COURTESY OF MONTCLAIR TOWNSHIP The Lesbian & Gay Big Apple Corps band will once again perform at the township's Fourth of July parade. Montclair's annual Fourth of July parade with return for its 67th year on...

Photos: Have you come for a treat? or a trick?

Orange lights, dancing ghosts and scary pumpkins lurk on frontyards all over town.
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...

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...

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...
Samhain

Samhain: celebrating the time between

By DEBORAH ANN TRIPOLDI tripoldi@montclairlocal.news Kids will be looking forward to dressing up and parading in costumes to receive candy. Even some adults may enjoy that. While many people know Oct. 31 as Halloween, in Paganism...