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Holidays: Summer Solstice is June 21

By DEBORAH ANN TRIPOLDI tripoldi@montclairlocal.news The summer solstice occurred at 6:07 a.m. on Thursday, June 21. It also sometimes falls on June 20 or 22. The sabbat is known by many names such as the summer...

PHOTOS: Montclair Ambulance Unit’s annual St. Patrick’s Day benefit

The Montclair Ambulance Unit held its annual St. Patrick’s Day Benefit at the Commonwealth Club and honored Rev. Mellisa Hall on Friday, March 1. 

Culture in brief: St. Peter Claver Day Sunday

The annual celebration of St. Peter Claver’s Feast Day and Homecoming will be on Sunday, Sept. 10, beginning with a Mass at 11 a.m. After Mass, the church will provide a meal prepared by...
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...
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."

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.

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...