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How to get in touch with the Montclair Local

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Our office number is 862-277-5200.

To reach our advertising team, email or call 862-277-5200.

To reach Kevin Meacham, editor, email or call 862-277-5202.

To reach Jaimie Julia Winters, assistant editor, email or call 551-486-7479.

For business and general news, email

Contact Erin Roll with school and general news at or 862-277-5128.

Contact Gwen Orel with arts and community news at or or 862-277-5138.

Email Andrew Garda with sports news at

To contact our publisher, Heeten Choxi, email

Send letters to the editor to Please include your home address and phone number. (That information will not be published.)

Submit calendar listings to Whenever possible, please include the information in the body of the email, not as an attachment.

Social announcements

The Montclair Local will gladly publish your social announcements: births, engagements, civil unions and weddings, significant wedding anniversaries, and milestone birthdays age 80 and up. In most cases, announcements will be in the print edition within two weeks after we receive them in our office.

Please write the information in the body of an email and send to, or mail or hand deliver announcements and photos to our office at 309 Orange Road, Montclair, NJ 07042. Send high-resolution jpgs in either black and white or color; hard copies of vintage photos for anniversary announcements are accepted but you must pick them up if you want them back.

For more information, email Deborah Ann Tripoldi, editorial assistant, at


The Montclair Local publishes obituaries at no charge. Funeral homes may email the information to

Family members submitting obituaries must provide the name of the funeral home handling the arrangements.

In addition to basic information such as funeral arrangements and survivors, obituaries may also include parents’ names, place of birth, education and work history, volunteer and community service, and hobbies. If there is no obvious link to Montclair, please let us know what the connection is.

For more information, email