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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...

COVID-19: Toni’s Kitchen rallies as services shutdown and need grows

Volunteers at Toni's Kitchen helped pack food for hundreds of children and their families on Saturday, March 21, during three shifts. 

Montclair Film to hold Arts Volunteer Fair

Montclair Film is holding an Arts Volunteer Fair on Sunday, Feb. 4, from 10 a.m to noon at the Investors Bank Film & Media Center, 505 Bloomfield Ave., Montclair.Members of the public are invited...

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.

PHOTOS: BOUNCE gardens bring light, support

The Bounce Gardens Planting Hope Project engaged children, families and organizations throughout Montclair in decorating cheerful banners for essential service sites, senior residences and landmark locations.
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Volunteer Spotlight: All you need is love and a cat

By DEBORAH ANN TRIPOLDI tripoldi@montclairlocal.news Jennifer McMillan, 48, of Montclair, volunteers her time at Montclair Township Animal Shelter. She spends seven days a week there tending to the cats and kittens. With her three kids in...
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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.

Montclair advocates gearing up to aid homeless

As social workers and volunteers who work with the area’s homeless prepare for winter, they are anticipating greater need due to the economic turndown since COVID-19 hit last March.
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Montclair woman is the first in town to join warm and fuzzy service team

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsMontclair just became home for puppy Jonquil III, a lab/golden retriever cross who will one-day know over 40 commands including pushing a wheelchair and picking up a dropped item as small...
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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...