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Friday, December 15, 2017

6/15/17 Town Square

By Elizabeth Voltman Ubuntu is a South African term that the Oxford English Dictionary defines as a quality that includes the essential human virtues, especially compassion and humanity. On Wednesday, June 7, Ubuntu permeated Montclair...

Town Square: 4/27/17

Lisanne Renner, Friends of Anderson Park It’s a fine morning in August 1902 and John Charles Olmsted is visiting Montclair. A major figure in the nation’s most prominent landscape architecture firm, he is here to...

Town Square: 3/30/17

By Sanford Sorkin Montclair patted itself on the back after being designated an Age-Friendly Community by AARP and the World Health Organization. Montclair received the designation in February 2015, and shares the honorific with Princeton,...

Town Square: 5/4/17

By Joan Hocky Recently my son and I attended a sensory-friendly program as part of Autism Awareness month at Van Vleck house, an architectural and environmental gem. Volunteers patiently and nonjudgmentally helped our kids plant seeds,...

Town Square: 4/6/17

By Bob Russo, at-large Township Councilman As a teenager growing up in Newark in the 1950 and ’60s, I helped my father run his small business while attending great public schools. I saw him support President...

Town Square: 4/20/17

By Gray Russell In Montclair, Earth Day — April 22 — is observed for the whole month, although as we all know, every day is Earth Day. It couldn’t fall at a better time in...

Town Square: 3/9/17

Editor’s note: The Montclair Local attempted to reach Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen by email and phone but as of press time, had not received a reply. The editors hope he will accept our invitation to...

Old Montclair, new Montclair: we’re all neighbors

by Robin Ehrlichman Woods for Montclair Local I wasn’t born in Montclair, and don’t have generations of relatives living here. We are first-generation residents, and that will probably stay the same in the future. That’s not...

Town Square: 6/1/17

By John Van Wagner, Montclair Republican Club This past May 18, history was made at the Bloomfield Town Pub. You heard it here first. There were no political luminaries there, no media coverage. Pub patrons on...

Town Square: 6/8/17

By Paula White, Montclair Achievement Gap Advisory Panel Montclair’s public schools strike a delicately engineered balance of racial composition, but they have yet to realize equity in academic challenge, opportunity and success. This gap is...

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