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Syria Supper Club

Montclair-based Syria Supper Club links refugees, residents

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsLast Sunday 25 people came to a Syria Supper Club dinner in Montclair, partaking of dishes such as hummus, tabouli, rice with lentils and coconut cake, all prepared by a Syrian refugee...
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Elections: Long hours, hot days, cold nights don’t stop these door knockers

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsIn a state known for its toxic waste dumps, most homeowners don’t slam the door on a Clean Water Action canvasser, especially one that is nine months pregnant, said Montclair resident...

SiriusXM’s Obeidallah to conduct Montclair town hall with Murphy

BlueWaveNJ is teaming up with SiriusXM host, and North Jersey native, Dean Obeidallah to hold a town hall meeting in Montclair this Saturday with Democratic gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy, the progressive group said Tuesday."Mr....

Montclair civil rights leader apologizes after criticism over anti-Semitic remarks

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMontclair civil rights leader James Harris has apologized following criticism of comments viewed by community leaders to be anti-Semitic at the Dec. 30 Fourth Ward meeting.During the course of the meeting, which...
Frelinghuysen

Frelinghuysen to step down at end of term

One of Montclair’s congressional representatives will not be seeking reelection this year.Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-11) announced Monday that he will be retiring when his term expires at the end of 2018.“My years in public...

League, NAACP demonstration illustrates the importance of having your vote counted

 By JAIMIE JULIA WINTERS Photos and video by Kate AlbrightOn July 1, the day Montclair’s new mayor and council were being sworn in, 1,086 ballots fluttered in the wind outside of town hall — the...
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Montclair BOE adopts 2017-2018 budget

Montclair has adopted the budget for the 2017-2018 school year. The Board of Education approved the $120 million budget during a three-hour meeting at the George Inness Annex Monday night. The budget will now go...
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News in brief: Jeh Johnson, Jim Axelrod at Temple Ner Tamid

Former Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson will be in dialogue with Jim Axelrod of CBS News on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 7:30 p.m., at Temple Ner Tamid, 936 Broad St., Boomfield.They will speak...

Massive crowd welcomes Hillary Clinton to Montclair’s Watchung Booksellers

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe line literally stretched around the block — and well beyond — for Hillary Rodham Clinton’s book signing at Watchung Booksellers Tuesday evening.The former secretary of state, first lady and presidential candidate...

ELECTIONS: Mayoral candidates discuss education issues facing Montclair’s district

Montclair’s Parent Teacher Association decided to sponsor a mayoral candidates forum on educational issues