July 4th

Welcome to Montclair: This town loves her some July 4th

Montclair July 4th encouraged Kirsten Levingston to see the stripes as a ladder, not bars. She celebrates the holiday in her latest "Welcome to Montclair."

Look: Socially distanced, tricks and treats

Montclairians found creative ways to give treats to little tricksters, staying socially distanced, during COVID-19.

Gifts and gelt: The miracle of Hannukah includes toys, in Montclair

The Festival of Lights isn't about gifts, but the week before Hanukkah there's always a rush at the toy stores.
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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,...

Thoughtful Montclair gifts that give back

We scoured the area for gifts that are Montclair-related, and some that even give back to local not-for-profits.

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.

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.