Photos: Montclair hearts bounce for Valentine’s Day

Montclair Bounce held a “warm–up event” on Feb. 9. The Heart Full of Bounce, in partnership with Elemental Interiors and Rose Brand at St. Luke’s Church, had about 60 people in attendance who all...
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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....

Eid-Al-Adha holiday tradition benefits local soup kitchen

By DEBORAH ANN TRIPOLDI tripoldi@montclairlocal.newsToni’s Kitchen in Montclair was the benefit of 150 pounds of meat recently donated by Peace Islands Institute. The annual donation is in celebration of the Muslim festival of Eid-al-Adha, which...

Buzz Aldrin teachers, PTA deliver Thanksgiving to neighbors

Buzz Aldrin Middle School house leaders held the annual Thanksgiving drive on Tuesday, Nov. 24, with this year's need even greater due to the pandemic.

Feasting in Limbo: Montclair’s Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church holds Mass and Procession

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Mass and Procession Sunday, July 16, 11:15 a.m. Mass, with procession following. Afterward, refreshments in the hall of OLMCOur Lady of Mount Carmel Church, 94 Pine St.By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.newsThe...

Montclair Local’s top picks for gifts that give back

Buying a thoughtful gift from a nonprofit means your gift does double duty.

Montclair Fourth of July Parade goes virtual

The parade is one of Montclair's most beloved traditions.

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.

Ramadan: less food, more words

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.newsNot eating during the day is not the hardest thing about Ramadan, for Kevin Dawud Amin, of the Masjid Ul Wadud mosque on Bloomfield Avenue. It’s reading the entire Quran.Many people know that...
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Real resolutions: New Year’s high and low

Montclair Local staff and Montclair residents share their "high," i.e. aspirational, resolutions, and "low," or very practical, ones.