Become a Member

Montclair Local is now a nonprofit charity. Your support can make us stronger. Click here to become a member.

image_pdf
International

Montclair celebrates International Women’s Day

Today, March 8, is International Women’s Day. Women achieved the right to vote when the 19th Amendment passed in 1920, but had been marching for it since the middle of the 19th century. Notable...
Winter Solstice

Facts of the Winter Solstice, Dec. 21

By DEBORAH ANN TRIPOLDI tripoldi@montclairlocal.news The Winter Solstice, which is known as the shortest day of the year, happens this year at 11:28 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 21. Here are some things to know about it.1....
Kwanzaa

Pride and heritage at Kwanzaa celebration in Montclair

Despite the pouring, chilly rain, an estimated 200 attended the 30th annual Kwanzaa celebration, Sunday, Dec. 16, at the Montclair Public Library..

In brief: Thanksgiving Day dinner served at Salvation Army

The Salvation Army Montclair Citadel will host its 36th annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner Thursday, Nov. 28, 12 p.m.

Alban Hefin: The light of the summer

by Deborah Ann Tripoldi tripoldi@montclairlocal.news The longest day of the year — and no, it’s not a Monday or Black Friday — falls on Wednesday, June 21. Summer begins that day at exactly 12:24 a.m. EDT. The first...
Kaveny

Community in brief: Festival of St. Sebastian coming

The 92nd carnival celebrating the feast of St. Sebastian will take place in Montclair next week, Wednesday, Aug. 22, through Sunday, Aug. 26, at Kaveny Field and Christopher Street. Wednesday through Friday, the festival...
Megillah

Purim is a carnival of identity

The Jewish holiday of Purim investigates identity. Purim carnivals will take place this Sunday, March 17; the holiday begins Wednesday.

Photos: Black churches and the Civil Rights Movement

The crowd at the Montclair Public Library Auditorium Sunday, Feb. 16, is educated and entertained by “The History of Black Churches and the Voting Movement.” The event explored the pivotal role of black churches in the Civil...
Samhain

Samhain: celebrating the time between

By DEBORAH ANN TRIPOLDI tripoldi@montclairlocal.news Kids will be looking forward to dressing up and parading in costumes to receive candy. Even some adults may enjoy that. While many people know Oct. 31 as Halloween, in Paganism...

Menorah lighting set for Sunday, Dec. 2

 Chabad of Montclair will host a Grand Menorah Lighting on Sunday Dec. 2, 4:30 p.m., at the Hinck Building Atrium at 486 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair.All are invited to a Hanukkah Wonderland with latkes, doughnuts...