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...
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Montclair’s Bob Perdue celebrates 100th

By DEBORAH ANN TRIPOLDI tripoldi@montclairlocal.news 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...

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...
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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...

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...

Montclair Township’s senior of the Month: Edward Mancuso

Lifelong Montclair, an aging-in-place initiative of the Township of Montclair, has partnered with the Montclair Senior Citizens Advisory Committee and the Montclair Center BID to name a Montclair resident Senior of the Month, highlighting...

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,...
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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
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Montclair Advisory Committee seeks your input on future senior housing

 By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.news At the most recent Montclair Planning Board meeting, 96-year-old Samuel Debnam’s plan to subdivide his lot where he has had a home for 73 years was denied. Given rising property taxes,...
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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...