Montclair holds party for fire victims, firefighters

By Wilma A. Hurwitz, Photos By Kate Albright for the Montclair LocalAbout 100 people gathered for an evening of food, drinks and dancing at Ruthie’s BBQ & Pizza on Wednesday night. For seven of...
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Warm clothing drive is on in Montclair

The Montclair Police Department is partnering with Java Love at 49 Church St. and 244 Bellevue Ave. and Starbucks of Montclair, 572 Valley Road, to conduct a warm clothing drive.Residents are encouraged to...

PHOTOS: Counting their blessings at Pagan Thanksgiving

 PHOTOS BY KATE ALBRIGHT FOR MONTCLAIR LOCALGuests gathered at Fin restaurant in Montclair for the 28th annual Pagan Thanksgiving on Monday, Nov. 19. The restaurant was shut down for the night to allow guests...

PHOTOS: Montclair Fashion Show

PHOTOS BY KATE ALBRIGHTThe Montclair BID Fashion Show came to the Wellmont on Sunday, Oct. 14.  Organized by the Montclair Center BID, the highly anticipated runway show included minishows from leading Montclair boutiques, designers...
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Video: Watch the rubber duckies race

What is a duck derby? It's a community and family-friendly raffle in the form of a rubber ducky race.  Last weekend, hundreds came out to Edgemont Park to cheer the ducks on to victory.Click...

Culture in brief: save room for A Taste of Montclair

Save room for A Taste of Montclair, a smorgasbord of restaurants for a good cause, on Sept. 24.
Operation Back Pack

Operation Backpack: Help others get ready for school

Operation Backpack is collecting school supplies for children in need this summer through August. The drive has a goal this year of 200 backpacks and $2,500 in donations. Last year, the drive collected 185 filled...
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Feast, carnival return after two years off

By DEBORAH ANN TRIPOLDI tripoldi@montclairlocal.news Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church is bringing back its annual feast and carnival this month. The annual event hosted by the Pine Street church — which merged with Immaculate Conception...
Music Festival

Photos: Fun-draising Against Food Insecurity

A brief rain shower brought the seven bands indoors, at the Tierney's Tavern Fifth Annual Free Music Festival, but the fun continued with stand-up comedians, games, food, 'beverages' and more , to 'fun'draise for...