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...

Montclair arts groups discuss forming alliance

By LINDA MOSSmoss@northjersey.com Arts groups in Montclair are discussing forming an alliance so they can pool their resources, to promote the town as a destination and to create a comprehensive calendar of events in the...

Next weekend: 28th annual African-American Heritage event

Photo courtesy of the Montclair African-American Heritage FoundationSave the dates for the Montclair African-American Heritage Foundation's Memories ball on Friday, June 2, and parade & festival on Saturday, June 3.The 28th annual event on Saturday...
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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...
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Never saying sorry: Women’s Empowerment panel in Montclair

by ANTOINETTE MARTIN for Montclair LocalWomen’s empowerment took the stage at the Wellmont on Tuesday, April 4, as a panel of local women offered evocative tips and insights into female strength and self-confidence.The panel included...

Exotic Car Rally to take place on Sunday, June 11

The fourth annual police-escorted Exotic Car Rally presented by Fresco Da Franco and Orange County Choppers will take place on Sunday, June 11, from noon to 2 p.m., at 15 Church St.The rally benefits...

Montclair food pantry thanks community for Thanksgiving donations

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsIt was shaping up to be a difficult Thanksgiving for clients of the Human Needs Food Pantry, but donors came through after the pantry appealed to the community on social media.The food...

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....

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...

MHS graduate does 4,500 mile cross-country bike ride for autism awareness

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsTim Kennedy, a 2008 graduate of Montclair High School, decided that he would go on a bike ride this summer.A very long bike ride.Kennedy, a mental health professional who specializes in working...