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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...
refugee aid

Immaculate Conception church hosts talk on refugee aid

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThere are about 16 million people with refugee status worldwide, Maria Biancheri told an audience in Madonna Hall at Immaculate Conception Church...
Drums of Thunder

State, township give kudos to Drums of Thunder bandleader

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsLook around the walls of the first-floor hallway of Hillside Elementary School, and you’ll find photo after photo of Drums of Thunder...
Esther Sheps

Obituary: Esther Sheps

Esther Sheps, 100, died on Friday, March 31, 2017.  She lived for the past 11 years at Cedar Crest Village in Pompton Plains.  Born and...

Women’s Empowerment Panel gives notes

 Donna Miller, founder of C3 Workplace, moderated a panel on Women's Empowerment at The Wellmont Theater Tuesday, April 4. Speakers on the panel included  WOR...
Mary L. Barney

Obituary: Mary L. Barney

Mary L. Barney, 85, of Bloomfield, formerly of Montclair, died on March 28, 2017. Visitation will be Tuesday, April 4, at 11 a.m., with...

Township launches wind-alert system for trash collection

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news In an effort to reduce litter being scattered, starting this Saturday the Department of Community Services will initiate a two-level high-winds declaration...
Restaurants

Restaurants flock to ‘foodie town’

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Restaurateur Jack Tabibian is bringing Maine to Montclair. The Bergen County resident has spent roughly $200,000 to create Jack’s Seafood Shack, renovating space...
knitters

Montclair knitters warm the world

By ELIZABETH OGUSS oguss@montclairlocal.newsYou don’t have to be a knitter to join the Montclair Knitting Circle. You can bring your embroidery, your needlepoint, or even...
Empowerment

Taking a week for women in Montclair: Women’s Empowerment Week

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.newsFor women, empowerment can be as simple as wearing a well-fitting bra.And as meaningful as wearing clothes, instead of scrubs, home from...