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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.
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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...

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.,...

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...

Open Book/Open Mind holds 2nd-anniversary fundraiser

Everyone knows there are a lot of writers and journos in Montclair. During Superstorm Sandy, many of them wrote in the warmth of the Montclair Public Library.The library's warmth continues to appeal to the...

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...

Relief efforts for Harvey, Irma continue in Montclair

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsAcross Montclair this week, donation projects sprang into being as residents asked what they could do to help victims of Harvey — and Irma.From Sept. 11 to 15, several community groups will...
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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...

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...

YMCA’s Montclair Run hits the streets Sunday, June 3

by WILMA HURWITZ for Montclair LocalWhile Memorial Day on May 28 is considered the official start of summer, in Montclair the season truly begins with the YMCA/MRCA 10K and 2-mile Montclair Run. Always the first Sunday...