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YMCA

Looking for MLK day service work? Head to the YMCA

The YMCA of Montclair is holding two events on Jan. 20 and is looking for volunteers.

Obituary: Reed Ellis Obituary

Reed Ellis Obituary
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Real resolutions: New Year’s high and low

Montclair Local staff and Montclair residents share their "high," i.e. aspirational, resolutions, and "low," or very practical, ones.
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A message in a bottle leads to a history hunt at Montclair State University

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsIt all started with the discovery of a bottle on a construction site.But it wasn’t just any bottle, it held a century-old...
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Holiday snaps and Ulrike Lechert-Lombardis

Ulrike Lechert-Lombardis shares holiday snaps of real candles on her Christmas tree — she had to have the holders sent from Germany.
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In brief: Imbolc and solstice at UUCM

UUCM Sacred Wheel, the Covenant of Unitarian Universalist Pagans, is hosting a Imbolc Celebration on Friday, Jan. 31, at 7:30 p.m. at UUCM, 67 Church St.
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Clergy, community leaders meeting calls for Montclair to work toward unity, justice

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsA group of Montclair-area clergy and community leaders has issued an open letter addressing a meeting on Jan. 6 to discuss how...

Obituary: Shirley Bacot Shamel

Shirley Bacot Shamel

Obituary: Canio Zarrillo

Canio Zarrillo, 92, a longtime Montclair resident, passed away on Dec. 24, 2019. Canio was the general manager of Brookdale Shoprite in Bloomfield for...

Obituary: Gloria Robin

Gloria Robin, 89, of Montclair, N.J., passed away on Dec. 28, 2019.Born and raised in Birmingham, Ala., to the late Sam and Susie Carruba....