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...

BID: Styling for a cause at the Montclair Fashion Show

Locals will walk the runway at the Wellmont, in the Montclair Fashion Show
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S.O.F.I.A.: raising awareness and hope, in Montclair

Walk Against Domestic Violence Saturday, Sept. 9, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.Canterbury Park, Canterbury Drive and Planchet DriveRegistration at supportsofia.org/events 862-251-6791, or info@supportsofia.orgBy GIOYA MCRAE For Montclair LocalIn Montclair, in New Jersey — or anywhere you go...

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...

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...

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...
Bourbon & Biergarten

Straight up fun this weekend with barbecue in Montclair

by Deborah Ann Tripoldi tripoldi@montclairlocal.news To adapt to its growing popularity, the Montclair Food & Wine Festival’s Bourbon & Biergarten has moved to a new venue for its third year, and will be held at the...

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...