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Culture in brief: Montclair Kimberley Academy to hold book fair

Montclair Kimberley Academy will host what it describes as the largest annual Scholastic Book Fair in the country from Nov. 5 through Nov. 8. This year’s theme is the Wild West. The book fair is...

Obituary: Ruby J. Pierson

Ruby J. Pierson, 96, of Montclair, died on Oct. 14, surrounded by family. Services were held on Monday, Oct. 23, at Trinity Presbyterian Church, Montclair. Mrs. Pierson served in the Army during World War...

Murphy to speak at Montclair Democratic Committee dinner

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy will be the keynote speaker at the Montclair Democratic County Committee’s (MDCC) annual dinner next week. The event at the Valley Regency in Clifton will also honor the local organizations...

VIDEO: Montclair residents discuss governor’s race at Voting Block potluck

As part of Montclair Local's participation with Voting Block NJ, a partnership of news organizations throughout the state, residents of Cloverhill Place in Montclair sat down to a potluck dinner on Sunday, Oct. 1,...

Sister-city group marches in Montclair, Columbus Day parade

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church this past Sunday rolled out the red carpet for a delegation from Montclair’s sister city Aquilonia, and also heard tell of a purported miracle that happened...
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Montclair ambulance crew members join hurricane relief team in Virgin Islands

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThree Montclair EMTs are in the Caribbean to help with recovery efforts from this fall’s hurricanes.The Montclair Ambulance Unit is one of several first responder teams from New Jersey that have sent...

Culture in brief: MSU teacher/musician raises money for Puerto Rico conservatory

MSU teacher Michael Aquino is holding an album release party on Saturday, Oct. 14, at 2 p.m. at the Bloomfield Public Library Little Theatre, 90 Broad St., Bloomfield. “City Stars” is Aquino’s second CD, and...

Soccer: Mounties nudge past Mount St. Dominic, 2-1—Rapid Reaction

by Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsWhile it wasn't as tidy or dominating as Montclair High School girls soccer coach Eric Weintraub wanted, the Mounties got the job done with their 2-1 win over Mount St. Dominic Thursday...

Montclair bookstore declares Clinton visit a success

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe lines for the event stretched well out the door and down the block, and it was likely the first book signing that required security sweeps from the Secret Service.Hillary Clinton came...

Culture in brief: Montclair Film launches sensory-friendly ‘505 FILM + FRIENDS’

Montclair Film has launched a program called “505 FILM + FRIENDS,” an inclusive sensory-friendly screening and socializing group for young people. The program will feature film screenings, discussions for small groups, and opportunities to...