In brief: Montclair celebrates moon landing anniversary

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

Lecture/tour shows Italian-style architecture in Montclair

On Sunday, June 9, Van Vleck House & Gardens and Inserra Chair of MSU hosted a program highlighting Italian architecture in Montclair.

Montclair Historic Preservation 2019 awards announced

The Montclair Township Historic Preservation Commission held its 2019 Historic Preservation Awards Program on May 30 honoring nine buildings and people for work in preservation.The Commission is pleased to present the following awards:Bricks &...
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...
Washington Street Y

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...

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...

In brief: Walk Lackawanna Plaza this weekend

Take a walking tour of Lackawanna Plaza this weekend.

Women’s History Month: Historic heroines and trailblazers of Montclair

By Kelly Nicholaides for Montclair LocalSome of Montclair’s female figureheads became the firsts in medicine, social justice, engineering, science, professional sports and fashion.“I was fascinated with their stories, learned what prompted and moved them forward...

History and heritage: The distinguished Fernald family; nature or nurture?

Montclair's Fernald family were very accomplished, writes historian Mike Farrelly in the latest "History and Heritage. Genetic makeup, or instilled values?

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.