Obituary: Patricia Strain

Patty Strain of Montclair, died on Oct. 5, 2018, after a two-year battle with brain cancer.She was an active volunteer for the Human...
Marjory Chavies

Obituary: Marjory S. Chavies

Marjory Chavies, 98, lifelong Montclair resident, died on Thursday, March 7, 2019.  Mrs. Chavies worked for NJ Bell in Montclair as an installation coordinator...

Preservationists rally to protect historic Lackawanna train station

By LINDA MOSSmoss@montclairlocal.newsHistoric preservationists are rallying to oppose the proposed redevelopment of Lackawanna Plaza, which they claim will “dwarf” and diminish the site’s landmark...

Miss Black America to speak at NCNW awards luncheon

Seven Montclairites will be honored by the National Council of Negro Women on Saturday, March 24.
AmeriCorps NCCC

Montclair teen builds homes and her future in AmeriCorps NCCC

By GWEN ORELorel@montclairlocal.newsLyric Gibson never imagined herself using a chainsaw.Now it’s one of her favorite things to do.“I love climbing ladders and hammering nails...
PAWS Montclair

Montclair Local Pet of the Week: Buttercup

Buttercup is 8 years old and was pulled from a high-kill shelter in New York and recently sent to PAWS. Buttercup has been waiting...
Hidden Figures at Montclair History Center.

Culture in brief: Montclair History Center, Presidents, ‘Hidden Figures’

At the Crane House and Historic YWCA, on Monday, Feb. 19, 10 a.m.-12 p.m., children can discover how our past presidents (and their wives...

Eid-Al-Adha holiday tradition benefits local soup kitchen

By DEBORAH ANN TRIPOLDI tripoldi@montclairlocal.newsToni’s Kitchen in Montclair was the benefit of 150 pounds of meat recently donated by Peace Islands Institute. The annual donation...

COVID-19: Red Cross, New York Blood Center see massive shortage

With New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy's shelter in place order, blood donations are down, but the Red Cross and NY Blood Center desperately need donors.

Montclair resident joins Temple Ner Tamid as new rabbi

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMarc Katz is barely a month into his new role as rabbi of Temple Ner Tamid in Bloomfield. And the Montclair resident...