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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...

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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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...

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...

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...

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...

Montclair coalition tackles food-access issue

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news 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...

Montclair senior Ben Ali takes home gold medal

At National Night Out, on Tuesday, Aug. 1, Ben Ali of Montclair demonstrated his karate skills on Church Street.They are impressive.In January, Ali, 71, won the Ambassador Award for Martial Arts from National Martial...
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Edgemont house parking plans hit snafu

By Jaimie Julia Winterswinters@montclairlocal.newsPortions of the $900,000 Edgemont Park upgrade are not meeting with the approval of seniors who frequent the park house.Along with other improvements planned throughout the park, plans call for the...