In brief: Edgemont House gets much needed upgrades

The latest improvements of air conditioning at Edgemont Park House were unveiled on Aug. 8 with a small gathering of public officials, township staff and local senior citizens.The facility became the home for...

In brief: Local nonprofits partner to reduce social isolation among homebound

Connections at Home New Jersey (CAH) and the Montclair-based Human Needs Food Pantry have partnered to offer seniors and the homebound a social worker via video chat.
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In brief: Edgemont Park House to be closed for HVAC repairs

Edgemont Park House will be closed Thursday, July 25 and Friday, July 26

In brief: Seniors get double their vouchers worth at farmers market

Starting Saturday, July 20, at the Montclair Farmers' Market (MFM), and for the rest of the summer season, senior vouchers are given double value or "Double Bucks". This means that when a senior redeems,...

Essex County Senior Legacies Writing Contest awards

Four Montclair residents received awards for the 2019 Essex County Senior Legacies Writing Contest. Roger Birnbaum of Montclair had a winning story with "A Night at the Opera," Robin Ehrlichmann Woods of Montclair had...

News in brief: Aging in Montclair social on March 30

Aging In Montclair invites the community to their monthly Saturday Social on March 30, from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Coffee Booth in the Salvation Army Building (on the middle level) at 13...

In Brief: Seniors in Taxis program revived

Through a Community Impact Awards from the Partners for Health Foundation grant the township will revive its Seniors in Taxis program that ended the first of the year.With the $6,600 grant, the township will...
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Photo: Seniors see at Paint & Sip

On Thursday, May 17, the residents of Van Dyk Manor, Montclair), participated in a Paint & Sip event, the first of its kind at an area nursing home. Each artist was provided with a...
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Volunteer Spotlight: Bruce Goldstein helps strangers with a smile

By DEBORAH ANN TRIPOLDI tripoldi@montclairlocal.news Bruce Goldstein, 74, of Montclair, volunteers five hours a day on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., to help at HackensackUMC Mountainside, also known as Mountainside Hospital. Goldstein...
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Survey asks, should Montclair implement rent control?

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsA survey launched in December on whether Montclair should implement rent control will remain open until the end of the year as the NAACP seeks more input from the renters that...