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Business owners, residents ponder new growth in Fourth Ward

On the busy intersection of Grove and Walnut streets in Montclair’s Fourth Ward, the area is dotted with F. Paul Kaveny Field, mom-and-pop eateries, a small insurance company, podiatrist office, dry cleaner and homes.

Tune in: Drums of Thunder to appear on Today Show July 4

BY ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsHillside School's Drums of Thunder will appear on NBC's The Today Show tomorrow, July 4.The corps' appearance will include band director Louis D'Amico giving a drum lesson to the show's hosts and...

Football: Mounties second half surge routs West Orange, 48-7—Rapid Reaction Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsWEST ORANGE—It was a tale of two halves for the Montclair High School football team as the Mounties struggled in the first half and then walloped the West Orange Mountaineers in the...

Gold/scopophilia*: A space for artists and friends

Gold/scopophilia* is run by a Montclair mom and artist Jen Wroblewski, who wants to demystify art owning and collecting for Montclairites.

Take three with Eric Mintel Trio, honoring Dave Brubeck

On Friday, Feb. 22, The Eric Mintel Trio played a tribute concert to Dave Brubeck at Trumpets Jazz Club. Mintel cites Brubeck as an inspiration.

Montclair ice cream shop’s logo stirs up controversy

By LINDA MOSS The new downtown Dairy Air Ice Cream Co. was blasted this week for its derrière-themed name and provocative cow logo, which some found offensive and demeaning to women. The kerfuffle has apparently...
Fancy facades

Fancy facades maintained, resurrected on Bloomfield

Building owner finds owls under siding. Montclair Savings building to be maintained.

Kendra Johnson discusses vision for Montclair schools

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsOn Friday, May 4, Kendra Johnson was into her fourth day as Montclair’s new superintendent of schools.And so far, it’s been going well, Johnson said.“The adjustment has been quite smooth, being that...
Miss Black America Pageant

PHOTOS: Miss Black America Pageant

PHOTOS BY KATE ALBRIGHTOn Saturday, June 15, the Miss Black America Pageant took place at Glenfield Middle School. The day included a children's fashion show, and the pageant itself, which was open to young...

Montclair Jazz Festival: A DJ with a familiar face

Old school funk and soul dance partyFriday, July 28, 8 p.m. - 12 a.m.18 Label, 973-744-22743By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.newsThe spirit of James Brown will hover over one of the first events in the ramp-up to...