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Culture in brief: bats and more at Van Vleck

Van Vleck House & Gardens offers “Summer Fun in the Garden” on Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2:30-4 p.m. The program, geared toward kids and family, will include a mini lesson or discussion in the Van...
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Montclair Local Pet of the Week: Tater Tot

Tater Tot is a 2 year old girl who is just delicious. She’s up for a jog in the park or a snuggle on the couch. It doesn’t take much to get her tail...

Montclair Local Pet of the Week: Optimus

Optimus is 2 years old and has been in the shelter too long.He’s a good boy and deserves a family to call his own.Come meet Optimus. The Montclair Township Animal Shelter, 77 North Willow...

Where did they go? Chimney swifts no longer roosting in Buzz Aldrin School

In past Septembers, the sight has been remarkable.  Hundreds of chimney swifts flitted around Buzz Aldrin School’s towering chimney.
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Montclair Local Pet of the Week: Diamond

Diamond was surrendered to an inner city shelter, for no apparent reason other than maybe her age because she was too old to bear puppies anymore and the shelter believes she was used for...

Culture in brief: Tricky Tray at PAWS

Animal rescue group PAWS of Montclair will hold its annual Holiday Bazaar and Tricky Tray on Saturday, Nov. 11, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Commonwealth Club, 26 Northview Ave. Last year’s bazaar...

Montclair Local Pet of the Week: Bogey

Bogey is a pup above par, just like his name. At only 1 and half years old, he’s wise and wonderful. He is wishing for a family to call his own. Give this guy...

Montclair Local Pet of the Week: Sasha

Sasha is 3-years-old. She is the sweetest girl around and loves everyone she meets. She's guaranteed to make you smile. Come meet Sasha.The Montclair Township Animal Shelter, 77 North Willow St., is open daily...
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History and heritage: When Montclair loved a horse show

In Part Two of an article on Montclair and the horse, historian Mike Farrelly looked at the days when Montclairites rode for sport and pleasure.

Montclair Local Pet of the Week: Portia

Portia is a perfect therapy cat. She’s a very gentle, affectionate lap cat, who also enjoys a few games. She would be the perfect kitty to bring for pet therapy since she’s very good...