Montclair girl does good: Ella Freund holds ‘Mitzvahpalooza’

'Mitzvahpalooza'Saturday, Oct. 7Studio Playhouse 14 Alvin Placestudioplayhouse.orgBy ROSEMARIE SALVATORE For Montclair LocalMusic means a lot to Glenfield Middle School seventh-grader Ella Freund, because she has grown up with it. Ella “lives and breathes music,” according...

Kool Kids Foundation holds ‘Oldies but Goodies’ party in Montclair

Get out your platforms and dance at the Kool Kids Foundation party, to raise funds for music and kids.
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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...

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...

Photos: MAAHF’s college scholarship kitty grows with Game Day Fun

The 5th Annual Montclair African-American Heritage Foundation Game Day fundraiser for this year's college scholarship attracts more than 80 young and old supporters to play board and card games in the Wally Choice Community...

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...
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Montclair Girl Scout Cookies never grow stale

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.newsIt may be snowing, but there are signs of spring: Crocuses are blooming (under the snow). Irish eyes are smiling this week and will go on celebrating St. Patrick’s Day through April.And a...

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...

Montclair family raising money, awareness for scleroderma

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsTen-year-old Claudette Johnson is a Hillside student. She’s on the school’s swim team, enjoys gymnastics and plays the piano.She is also coping with scleroderma.Claudette and her family — mom Christine Loccke, dad...

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...