Off-road bikers’ structures dismantled, enforcement increased

Last week, Essex County officials announced they are stepping up enforcement against illegal off-road biking in county parks. 

Look: It never rains but it pours

Photographer Kate Albright took some pictures and video of the heavy rain we had in Montclair yesterday, July 10, 2020.

Obituary: Cereta Myrie

Cereta Myrie (aka “Aunt Sadie”) of Montclair, beloved mother, faithful servant of our Lord and Savior, and an incredible seamstress, succumbed in her battle...

Obituary: Alfred Wayland Iversen

Alfred Wayland Iversen died peacefully in his home in Montclair surrounded by his family on June 27.  He was 81.Al was born on May...

Montclair justice advocates call for police transparency

Montclair justice advocates are asking the police department and town for increased transparency, including the use of body-worn cameras by officers.

Obituary: Project Graduation co-founder Lorraine Ghibaudi

Lorraine Ghibaudi, a research scientist who co-founded Montclair’s Project Graduation, died peacefully in her sleep on Mother’s Day, May 10. She was 85.

PHOTOS: BOUNCE gardens bring light, support

The Bounce Gardens Planting Hope Project engaged children, families and organizations throughout Montclair in decorating cheerful banners for essential service sites, senior residences and landmark locations.

Life under lockdown: tending to turtles

Ted and Lily Wright built an island for turtles in Edgemont Memorial Park, and are enjoying how life under lockdown is bringing them closer together.

Video: Parents celebrate grads with music

David Greenbaum, working with Eric Bruggeman, Jerry Fried, made a musical video for MHS seniors, with performances by parents, teachers, coaches.

Traditional, futuristic Native American art of Virgil Ortiz

The art of Virgil Ortiz is rooted in Native American traditions, and also futuristic; MAM'S Native American art collection also received a grant.

Lily Vakili Band uses MHS images in video

Lily Vakili wrote "We Got Dreams" before COVID-19 hit, but after hearing her daughter say "Just normal would have been great," the band changed the video to include images of graduating seniors.

Montclair Orchestra performs socially distanced “Pomp and Circumstance” for Class of...

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsWith graduations being disrupted for the Class of 2020, the Montclair Orchestra put together a special parting gift for Montclair’s high school...

Skate park, bike ramps and free-form sports fill a void

At the skate park, at home, in parks and on trails, Montclairians are finding "free-form" sports help them keep fit and happy.