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...

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,...

Planning board to hold special meeting on Lackawanna

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsLackawanna 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...

Montclair 150: A town on the move, since 1868

An overview of the story of Montclair, from historian Mike Farrelly.
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History and Heritage: When everyone had a horse

Pedestrians vs. the automobile are a long-standing issue in Montclair. Before the speeding horseless carriage, Montclair was a many-horsed town.
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Downed trees wreak havoc on historical properties

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsThe series of late winter Nor’easters caused $7,500 in damage to two trees and the grounds at the Shultz and Charles Crane houses. Run by the Montclair History Center, officials there...
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Black History Month: Montclair’s Past in a historic photograph

Young African Americans gather at the Y, now the home of the Montclair History Center, in an undated photograph from the archives of the Library.
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Reenactment depicts 1868 Montclair

By Kelly Nicholaides for Montclair LocalA 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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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.