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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.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...
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...

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.
Unity

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.

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

By Jaimie Julia Winterswinters@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...
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...
train sheds

Could saving Lackawanna train sheds derail supermarket?

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.news The need for a supermarket at the Lackawanna Plaza site, and parking to go with it, was weighed against historical preservation as testimony continued at the May 14 planning board meeting. Last...
Sterington House

History and Heritage: ‘Bent horn,’ and drama at the Sterington House

By MIKE FARRELLY For Montclair Local“History & Heritage” is a series on Montclair history, written by representatives of the Montclair History Center and the Montclair Public Library. Mike Farrelly is a trustee of the Montclair...