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...

Montclair, let’s widen our circle of inclusion

By Joan Hocky For Montclair Local Recently my son and I attended a sensory-friendly program as part of Autism Awareness month at Van Vleck house, an architectural and environmental gem. Volunteers patiently and nonjudgmentally helped our kids...

Town Square: 5/11/17

By Candy Cooper I can’t decide where this story begins, though I know that I came to it in the middle and along the margins. Does it start in 1998, when a spirited 9-year-old girl,...

Town Square: 5/4/17

By Joan Hocky Recently my son and I attended a sensory-friendly program as part of Autism Awareness month at Van Vleck house, an architectural and environmental gem. Volunteers patiently and nonjudgmentally helped our kids plant seeds,...

Town Square: 4/27/17

Lisanne Renner, Friends of Anderson Park It’s a fine morning in August 1902 and John Charles Olmsted is visiting Montclair. A major figure in the nation’s most prominent landscape architecture firm, he is here to...

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: 4/13/17

By Cary Africk Montclair is a town with a big heart. We stand up for those less fortunate and respond with hard work and commitment. We seek to do “the right thing.” We support diversity. We...

Opinion: What happened to my father’s GOP?

By BOB RUSSOAs a teenager growing up in Newark in the 1950 and ’60s, I helped my father run his small business while attending great public schools. I saw him support President Dwight D....

Town Square: 4/6/17

By Bob Russo, at-large Township Councilman As a teenager growing up in Newark in the 1950 and ’60s, I helped my father run his small business while attending great public schools. I saw him support President...

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,...