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.

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...

Photos: Aging in Montclair seniors celebrate growth with a holiday party

Aging in Montclair's (AIM) "A Renaissance New Year's Party." The growing (100 new members in 2019 alone) non-profit marks the decade's end of their 2015 founding, with raffles and refreshments, music and gift-giving at the...

Town at odds with parking over green space

By Jaimie Julia Winters Paving over paradise is the debate in Montclair over the renovations to Edgemont Park. Seniors want more parking outside Edgemont House, the facility they are using for township-sponsored programs, while town...

Montclair Advisory Committee seeks your input on future senior housing

 By Jaimie Julia Winters 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,...

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...

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,...

In brief: Sea turtle talk, and social at AIM on Saturday

A talk on sea turtles from workers at Turtle Back Zoo is the highlight of a social held by AIM, aging in Montclair, on Saturday, Aug. 31.

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...

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.