maypole

‘May in Montclair’ festivities open with maypole tradition

by Deborah Ann Tripoldi tripoldi@montclairlocal.news A rainbow of ribbons swirled in the air intertwining the Maypole as children performed the ritual dance for May in Montclair’s opening ceremonies at Watchung Plaza Monday, May 1. Before a crowd...
May in Montclair

May in Montclair opening ceremonies

               
Egg Hunt

Montclair holds Easter egg hunt at Glenfield Park

Mr. Bunny’s Springtime Fun was held Saturday morning, April 8, at Glenfield Park, 25 Maple Ave. The event was hosted by the Montclair Department of Recreation & Cultural Affairs, in conjunction with PBA Local...
Bunny

Bunny hop: The Big Rabbit comes to Montclair

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.newsSean Spicer tweeted last March: “what I would give to hide in a bunny costume again.”Spicer, the White House communications director, played the Easter bunny under George W. Bush.Everybody loves the Easter...
Community Seder

Montclair’s Bnai Keshet holds Community Seder

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.newsThis year’s Community Seder at Bnai Keshet will feature a theme of immigration.It’s particularly timely, with the president’s Muslim bans being fought in the courts.And two Bnai Keshet members, Melina Macall and...

‘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

Montclair: springing into a new year

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.newsThe Gregorian calendar may say the new year begins on Jan. 1, but the new planting season begins in the spring. Some religions reflect that by starting the year in spring.For Wiccans...
International

Montclair celebrates International Women’s Day

Today, March 8, is International Women’s Day. Women achieved the right to vote when the 19th Amendment passed in 1920, but had been marching for it since the middle of the 19th century. Notable...