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...
Porch on Walnut

PHOTOS: Come sit awhile on the Porch on Walnut

“Porch on Walnut” opened on Saturday, Sept. 15.

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: John Lytle cooks up compassion with MESH

By DEBORAH ANN TRIPOLDI tripoldi@montclairlocal.newsJohn Lytle, 64, of Montclair, volunteers an average of three hours a week on Wednesdays for Montclair Emergency Services for the Homeless. Lytle has been a MESH volunteer for seven and...

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. 

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,

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.

Montclair Salvation Army helps homeless get back on their feet

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsLast November, sick and tired of living out of his car after alcohol and heroin had taken his marriage, his job and apartment, Jack Smith walked into the Salvation Army on...

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...