Obituary: Elinor Garrison

Elinor Garrison of East Orange, formerly of Montclair, passed away on Monday, March 20, 2017. Visiting will be held on Saturday, March 25, from 1 to...
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Montclair teen builds homes and her future in AmeriCorps NCCC

By GWEN ORELorel@montclairlocal.newsLyric Gibson never imagined herself using a chainsaw.Now it’s one of her favorite things to do.“I love climbing ladders and hammering nails...
Mount Carmel

Mount Carmel mounts another plea to survive

In a yet another effort to save their parish, former members of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church have pleaded to Cardinal Joseph Tobin,...
Maria Chiovetta

Obituary: Maria Chiovetta

Maria Chiovetta, 80, of Montclair, formerly of Cerami, Sicily, died on Thursday, March 16, 2017. A funeral Mass will be held on Monday, March 20,...

‘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...
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Montclair Girl Scout Cookies never grow stale

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.newsIt may be snowing, but there are signs of spring: Crocuses are blooming (under the snow). Irish eyes are smiling this week and...
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Montclair parents workshop to be held next Saturday

A free parent workshop titled “Emotional Regulation and Mindfulness” will take place at Union Congregational Church, 176 Cooper Ave., on Saturday, March 25, from...
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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...
Syria Supper Club

Montclair-based Syria Supper Club links refugees, residents

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsLast Sunday 25 people came to a Syria Supper Club dinner in Montclair, partaking of dishes such as hummus, tabouli, rice with...
Resistance

Keeping up the ‘Resistance’

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsIn homes in Montclair and across North Jersey, residents are breaking bread with Syrian refugees, sharing food and conversation. These dinners, aimed...