horse show

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.

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...
Lucy Stone

Montclair History & Heritage: Lucy Stone, suffragette heroine

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

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...

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...

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.

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...
South End

Piece of Montclair’s South End history razed for 8-home development

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.news The former home of African-American sports hero and business leader Aubrey Lewis was razed last Wednesday, making way for eight single-family homes in the South End of Montclair. The home, built in...
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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.