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Town Square: 3/23/17

By Pegi Adam, Lisa Korn, Jim Price, and Jessica Sporn A group of Montclair residents worked tirelessly to persuade the Montclair Township Council to declare our town a “Sanctuary City,” joining many of our neighboring...

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...
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Town Square: A primer on Montclair government

Montclair voters will vote for a mayor and council in the township's municipal elections, which will be held via mail-in ballot on May 12.

Town Square: MAM statue’s placement worth saving

By Lisanne RennerBefore the now-landmarked Montclair Art Museum was built, the museum was already the proud owner of a sculpture that had won a silver medal at the famed Paris Exposition of 1900:  “The...

Town Square: 3/30/17

By Sanford Sorkin Montclair patted itself on the back after being designated an Age-Friendly Community by AARP and the World Health Organization. Montclair received the designation in February 2015, and shares the honorific with Princeton,...

OPINION: Mayor Jackson endorses Spiller, slate in Montclair’s municipal election

by MAYOR ROBERT JACKSONI am proud to endorse the Montclair 2020 Team in this year’s municipal election.After reviewing platforms and the candidate forum, I am convinced that this Team is best positioned to carry...

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: 4/20/17

By Gray Russell In Montclair, Earth Day — April 22 — is observed for the whole month, although as we all know, every day is Earth Day. It couldn’t fall at a better time in...

Town Square: 5/18/17

By Aimee Huber, executive director of First Choice Women's Resource Center and Gina Shaw As the parent of a Hillside student who will be attending Glenfield in the fall, I was shocked and appalled to...