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Tuesday, March 20, 2018

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 Kevin 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...
May in Montclair

May in Montclair opening ceremonies

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...

Bunny hop: The Big Rabbit comes to Montclair

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.news Sean Spicer tweeted last March: “what I would give to hide in a bunny costume again.” Spicer, the White House communications director, played the Easter bunny under George W. Bush. Everybody loves the Easter...

Montclair: springing into a new year

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.news The Gregorian calendar may say the new year begins on Jan. 1, but the new planting season begins in the spring. Some religions reflect that by starting the year in spring. For Wiccans...

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