Holidays: Local gifts that give back

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.news Gifts that give back and are local can be the perfect choice for those hard-to-buy-for people on your holiday list. Whether you have an art lover, historian, gardener or theater lover...
sweet tradition

Applegate Farm offers up sweet Santa, Turkey tradition

  By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.news Applegate 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...
Memorial Day 2018

Montclair holds Veterans Day ceremony

Montclair Township will host a very special Veterans Day tribute on Sunday, Nov. 11 at Edgemont Park. In the event of rain, services will be held in the Municipal Building Council Chambers, 205 Claremont...
Trunk or Treat

Video: Trunk or Treat with Monclair PD

Hundreds of ghouls, goblins and ghosts headed to the Montclair Police Department’s 2nd Annual Trunk or Treat on Oct. 31 sponsored by the Montclair Police Foundation.The event held at the corner of Bloomfield Avenue...
Halloween

Program Notes: Scaring yourself sweet on Halloween

Halloween isn't a Jewish holiday, but I loved it best of all. Despite its scary overtones, the holiday itself is warm and gooey and cuddly.

Photos: The Zombies Walk Amongst Us

Zombies get to walk the streets of Montclair, as cars stop and they terrorize the shopkeepers and patrons along Church, South Park streets and Bloomfield Avenue after their free makeovers in East Side Mags....
houses

Photos: Montclair houses of horror

Montclairites get creative this time of year with spiderwebs, skeletons and ghouls on their houses. Do you dare walk down the street? Maybe stay in the car. That is, unless you’re safely in a mask....
Halloween

Halloween: Traditional customs, frightful fun

Halloween customs in different traditions, and some new ones, too.

Eid-Al-Adha holiday tradition benefits local soup kitchen

By DEBORAH ANN TRIPOLDI tripoldi@montclairlocal.news Toni’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...
Yom Kippur

Purging the soul on Yom Kippur

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