In Brief: July 4 celebration details

Montclair announced plans for the 69th annual Independence Day parade and celebration.
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Applegate Farm offers up sweet Santa, Turkey tradition

 By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsApplegate Farm has been serving up sweet little frozen holiday treats since the 1930s.Beginning this week, the farm will take about 100 orders for ice cream turkeys, Santas, bells, trees and...
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History & Heritage: Recalling First Night

From 1988 through 2011, Montclairians celebrated First Night with story, song, dance, and fireworks, recalls Mike Farrelly in the latest 'History and Heritage.'

Montclair BID plans to revive First Night celebration

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsAfter what will have been a six-year hiatus, First Night Montclair may be resurrected this year.The Montclair Center Business Improvement District, known as the BID, is planning to revive the New Year's...

Video: A Joyful Silent Night of Music fills Immaculate Conception RC Church

A dozen pieces of contemporary and classical Christmas music fill the air in the Immaculate Conception RC Church, Sunday, Dec. 16. The combined parish choirs, Cherubs and Choristers of St. Teresa of Calcutta Parish,...

Culture in brief: Gardens Aglow comes to Presby Iris Gardens

Gardens Aglow will return to the Essex County Presby Memorial Iris Gardens, 474 Upper Mountain Ave., on Friday, Oct. 20, from 6 to 9 p.m. The free event includes a display of carved botanic, floral,...

Montclair Culture in brief: childrens’ events Saturday for Bastille Day

The French Institute Alliance Fran├žaise is holding two days of Bastille Day events in Montclair. On Saturday, July 8, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., FIAF will open its Montclair French Library at its...

PHOTOS: Santa comes to town

PHOTOS BY KATE ALBRIGHTSanta makes the rounds in Upper Montclair courtesy of the Montclair Fire Department. The Montclair Community Band was on hand to greet Santa.

Photos: Boy Scouts sell Christmas trees for schools

Boy Scout Troop 13 and Cub Scout Troop 12 are selling Christmas trees, wreaths and other decorations to benefit local schools.

To your health: Eat a rainbow, and reduce stress

Eat a rainbow, count your blessings, and don't forget to workout, says Dr. Lauren Im-Imamura in the latest "To Your Health."