Music Festival

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...
feast

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...

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...
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...
Ambulance Unit

Montclair Ambulance Unit honors Irish pubs

The Healing of the Green?Montclair Ambulance Unit (MAU) is holding its sixth annual St. Patrick’s Day Benefit on Friday, March 3, from 7 to 11 p.m. at the Commonwealth Club, 26 Northview Ave. This...
earth

Exploring space, loving earth:’Star Tours’ at Buzz Aldrin

The beauty of the earth is even more apparent from space. Astronomer Kevin Manning to visit Buzz Aldrin Middle School.
Empowerment

Taking a week for women in Montclair: Women’s Empowerment Week

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.newsFor women, empowerment can be as simple as wearing a well-fitting bra.And as meaningful as wearing clothes, instead of scrubs, home from the hospital after an assault.Next week, from Saturday, April 1,...
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...

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...

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...