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...
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...
Beltaine

Beltaine: May in Montclair and UUCM celebrate May Day

By DEBORAH ANN TRIPOLDI tripoldi@montclairlocal.news A 12-foot pole with colorful ribbons flowing from a circle of flowers stood in Watchung Plaza Tuesday, May 1, waiting to kick off the 40th annual opening ceremony for May in...