Writer Felix E. Cruz says when he drove around Montclair this Fourth of July, only about 10% of homes had flags out in front.
Celeste Fiore of the Trans Affirming Alliance was disheartened by pushback against Montclair's new law making single-user bathrooms gender-neutral.
The author of a letter to the editor said Meir Kahane shouldn't be dismissed as a racist. "This assertion is clearly wrong," Kevin Dawud Amin writes.
Writer Cordelia Siporin says the funding level shows "a disturbing lack of leadership, poor priorities and an embarrassingly bad sense of optics and timing."
Writer David Korfhage says there are specific steps we should take as individuals, and Montclair should take as a township.
"Imagine public educational programs, a Montclair Pride Festival, special outings for seniors, youth programming, and recreational and other events," Peter Yacobellis writes.
Also: The Montclair Center BID urges you to buy gift cards to support local businesses that need a cash infusion now, during the pandemic.
Montclair Councilman Peter Yacobellis was deputy director of administrative services for New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo from 2011 to 2014.
Estep Nagy says "our school battles are now national news, and not in the good way, an easy shorthand for what to avoid."
Dr. Renée Baskerville proposes a campaign for Montclair: 'We’re Going to Be … COVID FREE!'