Town Square: What to know about Lackawanna

By David Greenbaum, Caroline Kane Levy and John ReimnitzDavid Greenbaum, a design professional, and architect John Reimnitz are Montclair residents and members of the town Historic Preservation Commission. Caroline Kane Levy, a Montclair resident, is deputy director...
demonstration garden

Town Square: A demonstration garden is the new kid in town at Crane Park

A demonstration garden is the new kid in town at Crane Park: with a pollinator and bird garden integrating edible plants.

Montclair Local Town Square: What’s our roadblock to achievement?

by PAULA WHITE Special to Montclair Local If you haven’t yet seen the New Jersey Monthly magazine’s Top 100 High Schools list in its September 2018 issue, consider this a spoiler alert and stop reading now....
Jean Clark

Montclair Local Town Square: Jean Clark had a vision for Earth

by GRAY RUSSELL Special to Montclair Local When Montclair resident Jean Clark was a little girl, her family spent summers at the Adirondack camp owned by her grandfather, C.W. Anderson. There, during the 1930s, she developed...

Montclair Local Town Square: Inside the Succeed2Gether tutoring program

by CANDY J. COOPER Special to Montclair LocalHere come the second-grade Neupane twins, with their dark curly hair and pinkish garb, and still I can’t tell them apart. I name Lozina as Karuna and Karuna...

Montclair Local Town Square: Once upon a time, a Syrian love story

by JILLIAN GREEN DIGIACOMO Special to Montclair LocalAbdul Alargha came to New Jersey several years before he was able to secure the visas to bring Rana Kurdi and the children here to be with him....

Town Square: bringing the circus to Montclair

Montclair Film's Bob Feinberg reports on his trip to Sundance, and how it made him a film buff.

Old Montclair, new Montclair: we’re all neighbors

by Robin Ehrlichman Woodsfor Montclair Local I wasn’t born in Montclair, and don’t have generations of relatives living here. We are first-generation residents, and that will probably stay the same in the future. That’s not...

Town Square: 6/15/17

By Elizabeth Voltman Ubuntu is a South African term that the Oxford English Dictionary defines as a quality that includes the essential human virtues, especially compassion and humanity. On Wednesday, June 7, Ubuntu permeated Montclair...

Town Square: 6/8/17

By Paula White, Montclair Achievement Gap Advisory Panel Montclair’s public schools strike a delicately engineered balance of racial composition, but they have yet to realize equity in academic challenge, opportunity and success. This gap is...