Become a Member

Montclair Local is now a nonprofit charity. Your support can make us stronger. Click here to become a member.

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...
Memorial Day 2018

PHOTOS: Montclair honors fallen veterans on Memorial Day 2018

  Montclair held its annual Memorial Day tribute Monday, May 28, at Edgemont Park. Mayor Robert Jackson was the master of ceremonies. The Rev. Margo Walter, pastoral associate at Grace Presbyterian Church, performed the invocation and benediction...

Special bonds: Montclairites celebrate their special friendships

Compiled and photographed by Kate Albright  for Montclair LocalPhotographer Kate Albright met with and photographed locals to get their sweet stories on their “true loves.” The following stories celebrate the special bonds between these friendships.Elodie...
high

Real resolutions: New Year’s high and low

Montclair Local staff and Montclair residents share their "high," i.e. aspirational, resolutions, and "low," or very practical, ones.

Montclair BID plans to revive First Night celebration

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsAfter what will have been a six-year hiatus, First Night Montclair may be resurrected this year.The Montclair Center Business Improvement District, known as the BID, is planning to revive the New Year's...
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...

Road closures for July 4

Some streets will be closed Thursday, July 4, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. for the Montclair July 4 Parade.

Montclair food pantry thanks community for Thanksgiving donations

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsIt was shaping up to be a difficult Thanksgiving for clients of the Human Needs Food Pantry, but donors came through after the pantry appealed to the community on social media.The food...

PHOTOS: Santa comes to town

PHOTOS BY KATE ALBRIGHTSanta makes the rounds in Upper Montclair courtesy of the Montclair Fire Department. The Montclair Community Band was on hand to greet Santa.

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Montclair honors veterans

PHOTOS BY KATE ALBRIGHTMontclair hosted its annual Veterans Day tribute on Monday, Nov. 11, at 11 a.m., in Edgemont Memorial Park.Mayor Robert Jackson was the Master of Ceremonies. This year's event included remarks from...