Intellectual freedom essential for libraries

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsA parent objects to her son’s choice in a library book because it conflicts with religious beliefs. A parent wants to have...

All Write Now: Writing for the love of writing

Oscar shorts: The Underdog turns 10

All of the Oscar-nominated short films will screen at Buzz Aldrin Middle School on Saturday, for the 10th annual "Underdogs."

Jazz House Kids swings at salon, with Laurie Anderson

Jazz House Kids swing in the RALPHPUCCI Salon, as Christian McBride meets avant-garde violin-multimedia artist for "Conversations with Christian."

Culture in brief: Artist Fern Bass, public and private

Montclair’s Fern Bass, a local artist and teacher who runs Bass Arts Studio, shows "Private Moments in Public Spaces" at Hillside Square through April 21.

Montclair Hockey: MKA falls to opportunistic Wesftield team, 4-1, in McInnis semis

By Andrew Garda garda@montclairlocal.newsPrior to No. 2-seeded Montclair Kimberley Academy's McInnis Cup game against 3-seeded Wesftield, Cougars head coach Tim Cook remarked that the Blue Devils were an opportunistic group."It'll be fine, and then all...

Athlete Spotlight: Dylan Ladda, Montclair Kimberley Academy, soccer

by Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsSenior Dylan Ladda has been a part of a lot of success with the Montclair Kimberley Academy soccer team over his four years of high school. However, the three sectional final appearances,...

Montclair Basketball: Mounties slip by Newark Central in ECT first round

Edward Kensik for the Montclair LocalThe Montclair High School boys basketball program wants to tell everybody that the school is not just a football school.The Mounties started to show that on Saturday, outlasting Newark...

Montclair Hockey: Mounties reach McInnis Cup semis, lose key player

by Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsThe No. 4-seeded Montclair Mounties hockey team advanced to the semifinal round of the 2019 McInnis Cup with a 4-1 win over 5-seeded Livingtson Monday, Feb. 11.So why did it feel so...

Montclair Basketball: Free throw struggles cost Mountie girls in ECT prelim

by Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsThe 34-seeded Montclair High School girls basketball team held the lead over 37-seeded Belleville for three quarters of their Essex County Tournament play-in meeting, but fell just short in the fourth, losing...

Recipe of the month: Madeleines for your Valentine!

Madeleines can be decorated for Valentine's Day, and make a lovely treat for your sweetie, writes food writer Steven DeSalvo.

Special bonds: Montclairites celebrate their special friendships

Compiled and photographed by Kate Albright  for Montclair LocalPhotographer Kate Albright met with and photographed locals to get their sweet stories on their “true loves.”...

Valentine’s Day round-up: Love stories we love to tell

We asked you to tell us about loving couples or loving gestures for Valentine's Day. Dogs, children, and old Hollywood... and two references to bagels!

Obituary: Charles Curt Grimm

Charles Curt Grimm, 87, of Falls Church, Va., died on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019.Mr. Grimm was born on April 13, 1931, in Passaic to...