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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...

Montclairites remember moon landing

We asked our readers to send us their personal memories of July 20, 1969. 
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Montclair African American Heritage Foundation trolleys to the past

A trolley tour sponsored by the Montclair African American Heritage Foundation took passengers through Montclair's African American history.

Wheeler, Oakcroft residents concerned with property rights with historic designation

About 30 residents of Oakcroft and Wheeler streets concerned with property rights spoke out against declaring their two neighborhoods as local landmark districts at the Dec. 10 Montclair Historic Commission meeting.

Serving up a food tour in Montclair

Walk. Talk. Taste Montclair! Montclair History CenterSunday, Dec. 10, 2 p.m.mail@montclairhistorical.org, 973-744-1796 to register montclairhistory.orgBy LARK LO For Montclair Local The Montclair History Center will serve some of the best dishes the town has to offer at...
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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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Montclair 150: App, events announced for anniversary celebration

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsWith a multitude of events planned throughout the year to celebrate Montclair’s Sesquicentennial, the town is launching an app, Montclair 150, which will list a calendar of events. Montclair businesses are...
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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.

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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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.