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...

Photos: Montclair July 4 Parade

 Montclair's July 4, 150th-themed parade began at 11 a.m. and traveled along a 1.6-mile route on Bloomfield Avenue, Midland Avenue, Watchung Avenue and Valley Road ending at Edgemont Park, where a town picnic awaited...

Photos: Chabad Montclair’s Purim Pastry Prep Party

The kids and their parents make hamantaschen at the workshop in Chocolate Works Sunday afternoon, March 3, sponsored by Chabad Montclair. They ready for the Jewish holiday of Purim with the signature Purim pastry,...
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Valentine’s Day: Be mine, be yours, self-love

Self-love is as important as romantic love. Photographer Kate Albright takes pictures of Montclairites caring for themselves, for Valentine's Day.

Tashlich is symbolic, and real: Montclair’s synagogues celebrate together

Congragation Shomrei Emunah and Bnai Keshet will celebrate Tashlich together on the first day of Rosh Hashana.
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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...
Bastille

Dancing in the streets: Bastille Day 2019

Louisiana jazz, cocktails, a buffet and dancing are all part of the celebrations for Bastille Day at Van Vleck House & Gardens.

Downtown Montclair restaurants offer dining in, takeout for Thanksgiving

Some Montclair restaurants are offering takeout Thanksgiving Day meals and/or dining in on Thanksgiving, according to Montclair Center BID.  

Christmas worship in Montclair

Christmas in Montclair is celebrated throughout the township at many different houses of worship. Here are some local pageants, choir concerts and other holiday events: United Church of Christ, 40 South Fullerton Ave., is holding...
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Photos: sparkly holiday lights on Montclair homes

Montclair houses dress up in bright holiday lights and colors for the darkest time of the year.