Octavies Nowell

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...
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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...
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Culture in brief: National Council of Negro Women holds luncheon

Britnee N. Timberlake, 34th District Assemblywoman, is keynote speaker at the annual luncheon for National Council of Negro Women, Montclair Section.

Montclair Local Pet of the Week: Bubba

Bubba is such a good boy. If you're looking for someone to curl up on the couch with, have we got the guy for...
Fernald

History and heritage: The distinguished Fernald family; nature or nurture?

Montclair's Fernald family were very accomplished, writes historian Mike Farrelly in the latest "History and Heritage. Genetic makeup, or instilled values?

Montclair Athletics: MSU Hall of Fame football, baseball coach Fred Hill dies at 84

Legendary Rutgers University baseball coach Fred Hill Sr., who also spent seven years at Montclair State University, died on Saturday, March 2. He was 84.
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Purim is a carnival of identity

The Jewish holiday of Purim investigates identity. Purim carnivals will take place this Sunday, March 17; the holiday begins Wednesday.

Montclair Local Pet of the Week: Onyx

Onyx is a one-year-old cuddle bug and is on the hunt for a family of his own. Onyx is a little shy, but his...