Parents concerned with losing part of playground to Watchung Field expansion

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsParents are concerned over Watchung Field repairs and its expansion, which may take away a portion of the neighboring school playground.Of Montclair’s...

Black History Month: An intimate and ‘quintessentially American Story’

4th Wall Theatre presents Lynn Nottage's "Intimage Apparel," a play about an African American woman in 1905 who makes lingerie and seeks a better life.

Theater review: This ‘invasion’ is deadly: and that’s good.

"My Very Own British Invasion" at Paper Mill Playhouse ihas cracked the '60s jukebox musical. It's silly but hella fun-- and you get to sing, too.

Photos: 80s vs 90s pop music duel it out in...

Team 80s beats Team 90s music, 56.03 percent to 43.97 percent of the audience vote at the Wellmont's "Duel of the Decades" show Saturday...

Athlete Spotlight: Terrell White, Montclair High School, Wrestling

by Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsMORRISTOWN—Montclair High School senior wrestler Terrell White might have only recently returned from a toe injury, but he’s one step closer to making his way to Atlantic City and a chance at...

Montclair Swimming: MHS boys fall barely short in sectionals

by Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsWAYNE—The NJSIAA North Jersey, Section 1, Public A boys sectional championship ended with a thrilling 400 meter freestyle relay on Thursday, Feb. 14, but not the way No. 1-seeded Montclair High School...

Montclair Basketball: Immaculate girls trounce Tech, head to ECT finals

by Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsNEWARK— It's going to be all Immaculate, all the time Saturday afternoon at Essex County College.The No. 5-seeded ICHS girls basketball team did their part Thursday night as they sent defending champion...

Montclair Wrestling: White, Williams advance in NJSIAA individual tourney

by Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsMORRISTOWN—Twelve Montclair High School wrestlers entered the NJSIAA District 11 individual championships Saturday, but only one emerged to qualify for the Region tournament, as Terrell White took third in the 182-pound category.However,...

Montclair Basketball: Immaculate beats West Side, 64-51, heads back to ECT finals

by Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsWEST ORANGE—The boys basketball teams for Immaculate Conception and West Side high schools met for the third time this year Tuesday night. Each team had won a previous meeting during the regular...

Newly formed Girl Scout Troop offers some stability to homeless girls

Juliette’s House brings the Girl Scout Leadership Experience to girls living in the area’s shelters and transitional housing.

Obituary: Willie Vivian Shepard

Willie Vivian Shepard, 97, of Montclair, died on Feb. 17, 2019.She retired from New York University as a secretary after many years of service....

Obituary: Thomas Hooten Jr.

Thomas Hooten Jr., of Old Bridge, formerly of Montclair, died on Feb 5, 2019.Mr. Hooten retired after many years of service as a social...

Montclair Local pet of the week: Eliza

Eliza, 1-year-old playful sweetheart, is a fully vetted, FIV/FeLV negative. This young kitty was displaced after her owner was evicted from her home.She's...