Montclair film: fun, funny, fundraising on Red Nose Day

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.newsAbbot and Costello.Laurel and Hardy.The Blues Brothers.French and Saunders.Parker Bowles and Hall.Who? Luke Parker Bowles, board officer of Montclair Film, and Tom Hall, executive director of Montclair Film, banter and bounce jokes off...
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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...

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...

BID: Styling for a cause at the Montclair Fashion Show

Locals will walk the runway at the Wellmont, in the Montclair Fashion Show

Montclair businesses, groups, houses of worship start Harvey relief projects

By ERIN ROLL and LINDA MOSS roll@montclairlocal.news moss@montclairlocal.newsMontclair has mobilized to help the victims of Hurricane Harvey, with fundraising and relief efforts launched by local groups, houses of worship, and at least one taco truck.The most...

Montclair African American Heritage festivities begin

Montclair African -American Heritage Parade and Festival Memories Dance: Friday, June 2, 8 p.m., cafeteria, Montclair High School George Inness Annex, 141 Park St.Parade: Saturday, June 3, 10:30 a.m., steps off Maple and Bloomfield...

Culture in brief: Ravioli class and dinner at Montclair restaurant

Chef Barret Beyer will lead a free class on how to make homemade ravioli at Punto Rosso Ristorante, 6 Park St., on Thursday, Aug. 17, at 3 p.m.Afterward, Beyer and Punto Rosso’s chef, Ryan...
Operation Back Pack

Montclair-area groups collecting school supplies for children in need

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsAugust is zipping by, which means the start of back-to-school shopping for many families.According to the National Retail Federation, a retail trade association, the average family will spend more than $660 for...

Culture in brief: Kool Kids Foundation ‘Oldies but Goodies’ party in Montclair benefits kids

Sakinah Bell and her husband, Kool, of Kool and the Gang, are holding an “Oldies but Goodies Exclusive Party” on Saturday, Oct. 21, at 8 p.m., at the Montclair Women’s Club, 82 Union St.,...

Montclair Fund for Educational Excellence starts Publicly Proud campaign

Montclair Fund for Educational Excellence (MFEE) is in the midst of its “Publicly Proud” Annual Appeal campaign to significantly enhance the educational experience for all 6,700 students in the Montclair Public Schools. MFEE’s goal...