At the YMCA, no kid is turned away from learning to swim

BY JAIMIE JULIA WINTERS winters@montclairlocal.news Drowning is the leading cause of death for children ages 1-4, and the second-leading cause of death for children ages 5-14,...

Montclairites ask what’s all the hype about hemp, CBD?

While Montclair residents wait for the possible legalization of marijuana, an issue now on hold in New Jersey, one of marijuana's prominent components, cannabidiol or CBD, can be found almost everywhere in town these days — in your latte, in baked goods and even at the local boutique. And residents seem to be lining up for it.
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Obituary: James W. Vaughan

James Vaughan, 99, of Cedar Grove, formerly of Montclair died on Friday, April 19, 2019. Mr. Vaughan was born in Nelson County, Va. He...
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College Bound: Great school, but how’s the ice cream?

When on a college tour, check out the ice cream, burgers, and local attractions of the college town, writes Pat Berry in her latest "College Bound."

In brief: Walk Lackawanna Plaza this weekend

Take a walking tour of Lackawanna Plaza this weekend.

Obituary: Anthony Ditore

Anthony Ditore, 79, of Verona, died on Thursday, April 18. Mr. Ditore was the owner of Friendly Stationary in Watchung Plaza in Montclair from 1979-1994. He...

Photos: Forest Street’s Clean Montclair team

Nicol Sobczyk and the newly organized Clean Montclair team meets at Montclair Bread Company for an Earth Day Forest Street Spring cleanup, Sat. April...

Photos: Crane Park Springs into Earth Day

Volunteers clean up and tend to the gardens in Crane Park for Earth Day on Saturday, April 20.
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Video: The Easter Bunny’s egg hunt in Watchung Plaza

The Easter Bunny arrives at the Watchung Plaza BID's annual Easter Egg Hunt after the morning shower to the delight of the crowd of...
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Culture in brief: free trees from township on Arbor Day

In honor of Arbor Day, on Friday, April 26 (2-5 p.m.) and Saturday, April 27 (10-1 p.m.), Montclairites can receive free native-to-New-Jersey trees.