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Bourbon & Biergarten

Straight up fun this weekend with barbecue in Montclair

by Deborah Ann Tripoldi tripoldi@montclairlocal.news To adapt to its growing popularity, the Montclair Food & Wine Festival’s Bourbon & Biergarten has moved to a new venue for its third year, and will be held at the...
St. Cassian

News in brief: St. Cassian 5K and Fun Run on April 13

Registration is underway for the fourth annual St. Cassian 5K and Kids Fun Run, which will be held Saturday, April 13, at Brookdale Park.The Fun Run is scheduled to begin at 8:30 a.m., while...

Montclair Community Pre-K marks 20th anniversary

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMontclair Community Pre-K is marking its 20th anniversary this year.The entire school — past and current students, staff, and parents — was the grand marshal for this year’s Fourth of July Parade....

With winter coming, Montclair organizations tackle bigger holiday needs

With the holidays and colder weather just around the corner, organizations have started to pivot as they figure out how to continue to serve the community.
NEA

Montclair arts groups speak out for the NEA

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.newsWhen Jazz House Kids first presented a Montclair Jazz Festival, “we were on a raised grass and rock platform in Nishuane park,” said Melissa Walker, founder and president of the festival’s producing...
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...

Angels wanted for light pack work in Montclair

Advice from Nilsen: • Choose a packing list here: https://www.voa-gny.org/what-goes-in-a-backpack• Monetary contributions can be made to the Montclair Team Crowdwise site www.crowdrise. com/montclair-community-operation-backpackFor more information, go to facebook.com/MontclairOperationBackpack, or email montclairobp@gmail.com.By ANTOINETTE MARTIN For Montclair Local“It...
Book Sale

College Women’s Club holds Used Book and Music Sale

The College Women's Club of Montclair held a Used Book and Music Sale April 3-7 at 26 Park St., Montclair. They will hold it again next weekend from April 12 to 14.Items for sale...

Group hopes to install memorial to Montclair’s Washington Street YMCA

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsFor many years in Montclair, there was a place on Washington Street that was very special to Montclair’s children and young adults, especially children and young adults of color.The Washington Street YMCA,...

Kettle Campaign kicks off, to meet greater needs

The Salvation Army Montclair Red Kettle Kick-Off kicked off its 130th season of giving in front of Coldwell-Banker Realty on Bellevue Avenue today, Nov. 28.