Photos: Latkepalooza in Montclair

Fried potato pancakes were the main course at Bnai Keshet's annual Hanukkah Latkepalooza.
cocktails

Holiday: cocktails of the season (ho ho)

Food writer Steven DeSalvo goes on a cocktail crawl and discovers three yummy, festive drinks. He suggests not trying all three in one night.

Montclair’s Fourth of July parade returns for 67th year

COURTESY OF MONTCLAIR TOWNSHIP The Lesbian & Gay Big Apple Corps band will once again perform at the township's Fourth of July parade.Montclair's annual Fourth of July parade with return for its 67th year on...
Yom Kippur

Purging the soul on Yom Kippur

Local rabbis consider Yom Kippur a cleansing day, not a dreaded one.

Photos: Have you come for a treat? or a trick?

Orange lights, dancing ghosts and scary pumpkins lurk on frontyards all over town.
bell ringer

Meet the bell ringers, red kettle keepers of Montclair

By Kelly Nicholaides for Montclair LocalAt the start of the holiday season last weekend, Ernest Walker rings the Salvation Army bell standing next to a red kettle in front of the Acme on Valley Road.“Bless...

‘There once was a girl from Montclair…’

We asked, you answered. In honor of the day that’s in it, as they say, we asked you to send us your best limerick. Limericks are, according to Wikipedia, “a form of poetry in five-line,...
Ostara

Ostara: Light of the Earth – symbols of new beginnings

By DEBORAH ANN TRIPOLDI tripoldi@montclairlocal.news Montclair resident Joe Longo, co-owner of Blu Lotus on Church Street, intends to balance a raw egg at precisely 12:15 p.m. Tuesday, March 20. Tuesday is the Spring Equinox, also known...
MLK

Annual church service to honor MLK

By DEBORAH ANN TRIPOLDI tripoldi@montclairlocal.newsThe Martin Luther King Jr. Day service is important to the Rev. Bernadette Glover of St. Paul Baptist Church because the community comes together in a celebration of King’s work, and...