Montclair African American Heritage Foundation Parade

Photos: MAAHF Parade Flows Through Fourth Ward

This year's Montclair African American Heritage Foundation Parade rolls to Nishuane Park for the big festival on Saturday, June 2.

YMCA’s Montclair Run hits the streets Sunday, June 3

by WILMA HURWITZ for Montclair Local While Memorial Day on May 28 is considered the official start of summer, in Montclair the season truly begins with the YMCA/MRCA 10K and 2-mile Montclair Run.  Always the first Sunday...
Gin Blossoms

From ‘Allison Road’ to Seymour Street – Gin Blossoms to rock Montclair

Gin Blossoms With special guests Tonic and Vertical Horizon Thursday, June 7 at  8 p.m., doors open at 7 p.m. General Admission Wellmont Theater, 5 Seymour St. wellmonttheater.com By DEBORAH ANN TRIPOLDI tripoldi@montclairlocal.news Popular ’90s rock group The...

Montclair Library plans for increased staffing, programs

by KELLY NICHOLAIDES for Montclair Local The Montclair Library Board of Trustees adopted a 2018-2021 Strategic Plan on May 21, highlighting aggressive social media outreach, $8 million for capital improvements, up to $1.6 million in budget...
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Affordable housing: Council aims to bring Montclair in line with state law

by TINA PAPPAS for Montclair Local The council passed two ordinances regulating affordable housing with the goal of keeping the quota of 20 percent within any new Montclair development, creating flexibility of where affordable housing would...

National champions: Two Montclair crew boats capture top honors

by Margot Cochran for The Montclair Local  Montclair High School’s boys varsity eight and girls junior varsity eight capped a record-setting season for Mountie rowing by winning national championships in their respective categories at last...

Montclair Track & Field: Bigsby, Young-Bey help Mountie girls take 4th at sectionals

by Andrew Garda garda@montclairlocal.news CLIFTON—“Watch out for Montclair!” The track announcer at the NJSIAA North 1, Group IV sectional championship track and field meet was talking about Montclair High’s Nyjah Young-Bey as the junior kicked it into...

NJTV panel: Montclair’s Lower-income residents being left behind

by ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Montclair has a renowned school system, an array of restaurants and shops, six train stations and a wealth of cultural attractions that make it the envy of many communities. But it’s hard...
Tartuffe

Theater review: Tartuffe seduces and amuses

Tartuffe By Molière Through June 10 Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey 36 Madison Ave., Madison Shakespearenj.org, 973-408-5600 By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal Should Tartuffe be sexy? Yes, apparently. It is a brilliant choice of Bonnie J. Monte, director of Molière’s play...
energy

Can Montclair get cleaner energy at less cost?

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.news What’s a government energy aggregation and why is Montclair looking into joining one? Energy aggregation is when a town or a group of towns go out to bid for its residents as...