Welcome to Montclair: reading builds community

"Montclair encourages readers to ask both “what am I reading?” and “with whom am I reading?” writes Kirsten Levingston, in "Welcome to Montclair."

Obituary: Marie D. Adler

Marie Adler (née Bochicchio), 88, of Montclair died Saturday, March 9 of old age, after spending a month in the hospital. A resident of Montclair...

College bound: with extacurricular activity, get involved, but be selective

Before you fill out your activity list, however, weigh quality over quantity, writes Pat Berry in the latest "College Bound."
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Obituary: Marjory S. Chavies

Marjory Chavies, 98, lifelong Montclair resident, died on Thursday, March 7, 2019.  Mrs. Chavies worked for NJ Bell in Montclair as an installation coordinator...

Obituary: Lynne Derby Graham

Lynne Derby Graham, formerly of Montclair, died Feb. 28, 2019 at her residence in West Orange.Mrs. Graham was born in Evanston, Ill. on July...
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Culture in Brief: Gardening at Essex County Environmental Center

Children and adults are invited to participate in nature and conservation activities during March at the Essex County Environmental Center. There are three sections...

Culture in Brief: Meditation event on March 14

On Thursday, March 14, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Bhante Suddhaso, co-founder and guiding teacher of Buddhist Insights (, described in a release as a nonprofit globally...

Brief: Vietnam veterans event to be held March 29

A Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day will be held March 29 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Wally Choice Community Center, 45 Maple...

Montclair Local Pet of the Week: Grandpa

Grandpa is a goofy guy who is short and stocky and nothing but sweet.Take this 3-year-old cutie home with you and you'll have...

Photos: Ash Wednesday

Worshippers after Mass at Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church, with ash on their foreheads, observing Ash Wednesday.