Party like it’s 1799 — A look how Montclair’s early residents spent their winters

The Montclair History Center's History Happy Hour series is back.

In Brief: Yogi Berra museum closes for in-person visits

The Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center has closed for in-person visits through the end of the year due to the rising rates of COVID-19 in the community and across the country, the museum...
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Montclairian’s father, Jerry Yellin, a WWII hero

The late Jerry Yellin, father of Montclairian Michael Yellin, flew one of the last missions to Japan, and helped heal veterans. He is the subject of the new film, "Jerry's Last Mission."

Montclair’s Crane House nominated for best holiday tour

Private tours can also be booked throughout December.
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Celebrating Montclair’s Italian-American history

The history of Italian-Americans in Montclair goes back over 100 years. October was Italian-American heritage month.

Montclair announces Historic Preservation Awards

The Montclair Township Historic Preservation Commission has announced the 2020 recipients of the Historic Preservation Awards program.

In remembrance: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg discusses law, Shakespeare at MSU in 2017

This is reprint of an article published by Montclair Local three years ago, almost to day, when Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg visited Montclair.

9/11: Remembering those lost 19 years ago

Montclair held a Sept. 11 ceremony on Friday at the Watchung Plaza 9/11 Memorial. About 20 people gathered as flowers were placed on the memorial. The names of the nine Montclair victims were read.

History & Heritage: Lazy days of summer, 1935

In this week's History & Heritage column, Molly Hone discusses a picture of readers in the Main Library's garden from 1935.
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Life under lockdown: a recipe from Mina Edison, wife of Thomas

Beth Miller can't be at Glenmont, the residence (now museum) of Thomas Edison, under lockdown, but she connects with visitors through cooking.