Montclair-area bikers prepare for Tour de Montclair

By KELLY NICHOLAIDES Nicholaides@montclairlocal.newsWhen 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,...
South End

Piece of Montclair’s South End history razed for 8-home development

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.news The former home of African-American sports hero and business leader Aubrey Lewis was razed last Wednesday, making way for eight single-family homes in the South End of Montclair. The home, built in...
ABCs of Montclair

Fall into fall with the ABCs of Montclair

Get out your phones, your datebooks, your Hipster PDAs — whatever you use — and put down some dates. Fall in Montclair is already hopping, and the season hasn’t even officially started yet!To help...

Montclair remembers on Sept. 11

Montclair held a Sept. 11 ceremony on Tuesday at the Watchung Plaza 9/11 Memorial.
roller skates

History and Heritage: roller skates, built for speed

Roller skates were trendy and fashionable, and Montclair Opera House, was a top venue, writes Mike Farrelly in the latest "History and Heritage."

In brief: Walk Lackawanna Plaza this weekend

Take a walking tour of Lackawanna Plaza this weekend.

News brief: Oral history project receives funding for phase two

The Montclair History Center spent most of 2018 - Montclair’s 150th anniversary - steeped in an oral history project hoping to capture as many Montclairites’ stories as possible. To date, 60 oral histories, with...

Commission fights to save historic Lackawanna train sheds that could be razed for parking

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.news“Montclair joyous in new terminal - Era of better feeling,” the New York Times headline read in 1913 after the opening of Lackawanna Terminal in Montclair. In 1981, railroad historian Mark...

Montclair family celebrating Apollo 11 launches rocket to the delight of onlookers

About 20 people showed up Saturday morning to witness the launch of a Saturn 5 model rocket to commemorate man’s first walk on the moon
Montclair African American Heritage Foundation Parade

In brief: African American Heritage parade and festival this weekend

The 2019 Grand Marshals of the African American Heritage Parade, set for June 1, are William Scott and Betty Halloway. The parade kicks off at 10:30 a.m. at Glenfield Park at Maple and Bloomfield...