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Remembering the founder of Montclair YWCA

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.news In the early 1900s, about 50 YWCAs existed for African American women and girls, all of them offshoots of white chapters except one — the YWCA of Montclair-North Essex in Montclair,...
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History and heritage: The old men, the sea and Montclair

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...

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.

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 Brewery celebrates black culture with microbrews

During Black History Month, the Montclair Brewery will be concocting a new brew every week for their Walnut Street business.
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Bonsal tree clearing, Clifton sewer relocation begins

By Jaimie Julia Winterswinters@montclairlocal.news The town of Clifton has begun felling trees on the northern edge of Alonzo F. Bonsal Preserve, beginning a year-long project to replace and relocate a sewer line in the Passaic...
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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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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.
Applegate Farm

Take a sweet trip back in time at Applegate Farm

Applegate Farm on Grove Street has survived the Civil War, the Great Depression and two World Wars.

Montclair remembers on Sept. 11

Montclair held a Sept. 11 ceremony on Tuesday at the Watchung Plaza 9/11 Memorial.