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Yom Kippur

Purging the soul on Yom Kippur

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

St. Patrick’s Day: a Montclair Grand Marshal

Montclair's Michael D. Byrne has been tapped as Grand Marshal of this year's Newark St. Patrick's Day Parade, which will take place on March 13.

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...
báb

Bicentenary celebration of the Báb

The Bahá’i Faith Community of Montclair celebrates the bicentenary of the birthday of the Báb o Sunday, Oct. 27 at the Montclair Women’s Club.
Thanksgiving

A Montclair Thanksgiving survey

We conducted a little survey to find out some things about Montclairians and Thanksgiving. See our pie charts (get it?) for results.

‘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...