Montclair coalition tackles food-access issue

By LINDA MOSS Coming up on the second anniversary of the Pathmark at Lackawanna Plaza closing, a coalition of Montclair organizations is exploring ways to help local senior citizens, as well as others impacted by...

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...

Finding joy, reading at the MCPK

Reading to little ones is as good for the reader as it is for the children, writes Merrill Silver about reading at the MCPK.

Culture in brief: local artists’ work available on notecards

Paintings by five local artists have been reproduced on notecards and are being sold through the Montclair Art Museum to raise money for future programming of the Montclair Institute for Lifelong Learning. The paintings were...

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...

COVID-19: Senior citizens’ day-to-day lives, routines affected by outbreak

With the COVID-19 outbreak shuttering schools and disrupting senior events in Montclair, community groups and organizations are working to ensure that Montclair’s vulnerable populations don’t fall further into need.

Developers: no quick fix to increase senior housing in Montclair

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsThere is no easy, “silver bullet” solution to creating more affordable housing for seniors and retirees in Montclair, a panel of local real estate developers said this week.“To address this problem is...

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,...

COVID-19: Facing challenges of social distancing

Scrabble, Fortnite, and other games; schedules, watching movies and cooking together, as well as talking on the phone, can all ease social distancing.
Bob Perdue

Montclair’s Bob Perdue celebrates 100th

By DEBORAH ANN TRIPOLDI Good friends and a five o’clock scotch and soda are centenarian Bob Perdue’s secret to long and celebrated life, he says. On Feb. 22, Perdue’s 100th birthday was feted with friends...