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Sunday, December 17, 2017

Montclair Culture in brief: childrens’ events Saturday for Bastille Day

The French Institute Alliance Française is holding two days of Bastille Day events in Montclair. On Saturday, July 8, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., FIAF will open its Montclair French Library at its...

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 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...

And toddlers shall lead them: July 4th in Montclair

By ANTOINETTE MARTIN For Montclair Local The young — the very young — shall lead us at the Montclair July 4th parade. The 67th annual parade kicks off Tuesday at 11 a.m. on Bloomfield Avenue, follows a...

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...

Montclair: The light of the summer

by Deborah Ann Tripoldi tripoldi@montclairlocal.news The longest day of the year — and no, it’s not a Monday or Black Friday — falls on Wednesday, June 21. Summer begins that day at exactly 12:24 a.m. EDT. The first...

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...

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...

Ramadan: less food, more words

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

‘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...

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