Washington Street YMCA memorial project takes another step forward

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsA memorial to Montclair’s former Washington Street YMCA is getting a little closer to reality.The YMCA was razed in 2005 to make...

Montclair Literary Festival: Age is but a number

Montclair Literary Festival has readings, workshops and book-signings for children and young adults, including one by a Montclair teen writer.

Montclair Literary Festival: Finding a common language, in translation

A panel on translation moderated by Montclair author Garth Risk Hallberg will explore how language can connect readers across cultures.

Culture in brief: ‘Divergent Evolution’ at Studio Montclair

“Divergent Evolution,” an exhibition featuring 23 artists from around the United States, is on view at Studio Montclair Gallery, 127 Bloomfield Ave., through April 10.

Montclair Literary Festival: Joyce Carol Oates explores ‘dead-end zeals’

Best-selling author Joyce Carol Oates will appear at Succeed2gether's Montclair Literary Festival on Saturday, March 23, to talk about her new book, "Hazards of Time Travel."

Montclair Cross Country: MKA’s Schaller commits to Northeastern

Montclair Kimberley Academy senior distance runner Anna Schaller had to find just the right fit for college, and she found it at Northeastern University.

Montclair Basketball: Immaculate boys fall short at Gill St. Bernard’s

Immaculate Conception's boys basketball team couldn't keep up with the potent Gill St. Bernard's squad, falling in the NJSIAA semifinals.

Montclair Basketball: ICHS girls NJSIAA run ends with Saddle River Day

The Immaculate Conception girls basketball team's season came to an end against Saddle River Day, but there is a lot to look forward to in the future.

Montclair Wrestling: MHS Williams makes history in NJSIAA girls meet

Montclair High School senior Jaala Williams was part of New Jersey sports history when she placed second at the NJSIAA girls wrestling championships.

Montclair Hockey: Mounties fall to Paramus, 3-0, in NJSIAA tournament

Montclair High School's hockey season came to an abrupt end during the NJSIAA Public A Tournament as they fell to Paramaus, 3-0.

Women’s History Month: Historic heroines and trailblazers of Montclair

By Kelly Nicholaides for Montclair LocalSome of Montclair’s female figureheads became the firsts in medicine, social justice, engineering, science, professional sports and fashion.“I was fascinated...

Obituary: Virginia Weaver

Virginia (Allen) Weaver, 89, of Montclair, died Friday, March 15, 2019 in Massachusetts.Mrs. Weaver was born and raised in Montclair where she was a...

Obituary: Octavies J. Nowell

Octavies Nowell, 91, formerly of Montclair, died on Sunday, March 10, 2019, at Regal Care Nursing Home in Connecticut, after many years of dealing...

Lead cases on the rise; Montclair Health Department monitoring children

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsWhen childhood lead poisoning became a priority statewide in 2018, Montclair health officials took action in their own backyard.The number...