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Historic house tour shows how early locals celebrated the holidays

This year’s annual Essex County Historic Holiday House Tour features 15 historic homes, including three in Montclair.
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History and heritage: When Montclair loved a horse show

In Part Two of an article on Montclair and the horse, historian Mike Farrelly looked at the days when Montclairites rode for sport and pleasure.

Montclair remembers on Sept. 11

Montclair held a Sept. 11 ceremony on Tuesday at the Watchung Plaza 9/11 Memorial.
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History and heritage: Unity concert series brought everyone to Montclair

Pablo Casals, Carl Sandburg, Clarence Darrow, Booker T. Washington: all came to Montclair as part of the Unity Concert and lecture series.

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...

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...
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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."
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In brief: Montclair celebrates moon landing anniversary

Montclair will host an Apollo 11 commemoration event to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing.
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Reenactment depicts 1868 Montclair

By Kelly Nicholaides for Montclair Local A reenactment of the April 15, 1868 formation of Montclair at Glenfield Middle School depicted a community’s desire to grow culturally and civically while clinging to its agricultural roots. Clad...
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PHOTOS: Washington Street Y dedication

On Saturday, May 18, a dedication ceremony took place at Charles H. Bullock School commemorating the Washington Street Y, which was located on the site where the school now sits. For many years, the...