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.

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...

Volunteer Spotlight: Jana Joyce creates more than just meals at Toni’s Kitchen

By DEBORAH ANN TRIPOLDI Jana Joyce, of Montclair, has been volunteering at Toni’s Kitchen, located at the St. Luke’s Episcopal Church on South Fullerton Avenue, for the last four years along with her daughter, Maya. Joyce...

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 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. 

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...

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...

‘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,

Volunteer Spotlight: Bruce Goldstein helps strangers with a smile

By DEBORAH ANN TRIPOLDI Bruce Goldstein, 74, of Montclair, volunteers five hours a day on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., to help at HackensackUMC Mountainside, also known as Mountainside Hospital. Goldstein...
Amit Kundra

Volunteer Spotlight: Amit Kundra combines basketball with tutoring

By DEBORAH ANN TRIPOLDI Amit Kundra, 17, of Montclair is a junior at Newark Academy in Livingston and is currently spending his semester in Washington, D.C., volunteering his time helping underprivileged kids. In a semester-long...