Montclair-area bikers prepare for Tour de Montclair

By KELLY NICHOLAIDES Nicholaides@montclairlocal.news When she’s not flying as a commercial pilot, Jen Savitch gets on her bicycle for fitness and convenience — and her family embraces the lifestyle. Her sons, Ethan, 15, and Luke, 16,...

Culture in brief: Talk on NJ Colonial Architecture

The Victorian Society in America, Northern New Jersey Chapter, presents author David Veasey on Monday, Feb. 19, 8 p.m., in a talk titled “New Jersey’s Colonial Architecture Told in 100 Buildings.” The talk will...

In brief: Walk Lackawanna Plaza this weekend

Take a walking tour of Lackawanna Plaza this weekend.
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Bonsal tree clearing, Clifton sewer relocation begins

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.news The town of Clifton has begun felling trees on the northern edge of Alonzo F. Bonsal Preserve, beginning a year-long project to replace and relocate a sewer line in the Passaic...
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History and heritage: John Rudd, one of Montclair’s leading lights

John Herman Rudd was a successful businessman, who helped make Montclair great. He was named “businessman of the year” by the State Assembly in 1982.

Students honor two women at African American Achievement Dinner

Smith-Morgan, Rapoport honored by CGI.

News in brief: Washington Street YMCA dedication on May 18

A dedication ceremony for the Washington Street YMCA memorial plaque will be held at Charles H. Bullock School on May 18, 10 a.m. The Charles H. Bullock School, which opened in 2010, was built on...

Planning board to hold special meeting on Lackawanna

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.news Lackawanna Plaza plans proposed by Pinnacle and the Hampshire Real Estate companies for a mixed-use development will be heard by the planning board on Monday, May 14. The mixed-use project would transform...

Grover Cleveland descendants reenact inauguration, with Montclair Orchestra

Montclair Orchestra played as descendants of President Grover Cleveland, as well as celebrities and townspeople, reenacted the inaugural ball of 1893.

Mills Reservation was home to WWII searchlight platform, site of cathedral

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.news In early spring, a group of bird enthusiasts stand with binoculars in hand on top of round cement slab about the size of a small swimming pool nestled atop a 500-foot...