Pelham was a 'fearless freedom fighter for civil rights, education and social justice.'
A lifelong resident of Montclair, Pelham fought for civil rights and opportunities for the underserved in a community he loved dearly.
If you played at Tierney's open mic, you were there because of James Tierney. He loved bringing music to Montclair.
James “Jim” Patrick Tierney of Upper Montclair, a co-owner of Tierney's Tavern, died peacefully in his sleep on Friday, July 30, at age 52.
Dennis “Dee Tee” Thomas — co-founder of Kool & The Gang and a longtime Montclair resident — died in his sleep Saturday, according to a statement from the band. He was 70.Thomas, born in...