Looking for MLK day service work? Head to the YMCA

The YMCA of Montclair is holding two events on Jan. 20 and is looking for volunteers.

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.

Photos: CPAW NJ volunteers are all ears for outdoor cats

Volunteers help CPAW NJ (Communities Promoting Animal Welfare) maintain its spay/neuter van, purchase food and supplies and assist with the veterinary bills by 'Crafting for a Cause' cat-ear headbands for CPAW NJ to use...

‘In recent years, suburban hunger has been hidden. There’s a stigma’

In Montclair, a U.S. Census report in 2013-2017 estimated that 4,000 households were receiving food stamps,

Montclair Rotary, Trumpets and local dog lovers raise funds for dog bath

A brand-new dog bath was presented to the animal shelter by Montclair Rotary Club and its not-for-profitFoundation. 

Volunteer Spotlight: MHS senior Jessica Scheinbaum ‘Opts’ to help

By DEBORAH ANN TRIPOLDI tripoldi@montclairlocal.newsJessica Scheinbaum, 17, volunteers her time with Communities Promoting Animal Welfare NJ. Scheinbaum is a senior at Montclair High School and chose CPAW NJ for her internship in the school’s senior...

Volunteer Spotlight: Barbara Farber creates connections at MAM

By DEBORAH ANN TRIPOLDI tripoldi@montclairlocal.newsBarbara Farber of Montclair volunteers her time at the Montclair Art Museum, 3 South Mountain Ave. She works part-time in retail in the sales department. Farber managed sales showrooms full time...
Sheila Cole

2019 MFF – Volunteer Spotlight: Behind the scenes at Montclair Film Festival with Sheila...

Sheila Cole, of Montclair, volunteers for the Montclair Film Festival, and during the year, for Montclair Film. She began six years ago as a MFF volunteer.

UPDATE: Father and son with ties to Montclair fight forest fires

Montclair’s Code Enforcement Supervisor and firefighter Mike Reed and his son, Noah, were on the scene over the weekend helping out fire departments from Burlington and Ocean counties battle a massive wildfire.

Montclair nonprofits honored for their gifts to community

 By Wilma Hurwitz for Montclair LocalFive Montclair not-for-profits garnered Partners for Health Foundation awards and grants for the work they do in combating hunger and homelessness, youth resiliency, healthy aging and mental health.In total, 10...