Culture in brief: Kool Kids Foundation ‘Oldies but Goodies’ party in Montclair benefits kids

Sakinah Bell and her husband, Kool, of Kool and the Gang, are holding an “Oldies but Goodies Exclusive Party” on Saturday, Oct. 21, at 8 p.m., at the Montclair Women’s Club, 82 Union St.,...
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Montclair Ambulance Unit honors Irish pubs

The Healing of the Green?Montclair Ambulance Unit (MAU) is holding its sixth annual St. Patrick’s Day Benefit on Friday, March 3, from 7 to 11 p.m. at the Commonwealth Club, 26 Northview Ave. This...
Music Festival

Photos: Fun-draising Against Food Insecurity

A brief rain shower brought the seven bands indoors, at the Tierney's Tavern Fifth Annual Free Music Festival, but the fun continued with stand-up comedians, games, food, 'beverages' and more , to 'fun'draise for...

MHS graduate does 4,500 mile cross-country bike ride for autism awareness

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsTim Kennedy, a 2008 graduate of Montclair High School, decided that he would go on a bike ride this summer.A very long bike ride.Kennedy, a mental health professional who specializes in working...

Kool Kids Foundation holds ‘Oldies but Goodies’ party in Montclair

Get out your platforms and dance at the Kool Kids Foundation party, to raise funds for music and kids.
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Montclair Girl Scout Cookies never grow stale

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.newsIt may be snowing, but there are signs of spring: Crocuses are blooming (under the snow). Irish eyes are smiling this week and will go on celebrating St. Patrick’s Day through April.And a...
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Feast, carnival return after two years off

By DEBORAH ANN TRIPOLDI tripoldi@montclairlocal.news Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church is bringing back its annual feast and carnival this month. The annual event hosted by the Pine Street church — which merged with Immaculate Conception...
Bourbon & Biergarten

Straight up fun this weekend with barbecue in Montclair

by Deborah Ann Tripoldi tripoldi@montclairlocal.news To adapt to its growing popularity, the Montclair Food & Wine Festival’s Bourbon & Biergarten has moved to a new venue for its third year, and will be held at the...

Montclair Community Pre-K marks 20th anniversary

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMontclair Community Pre-K is marking its 20th anniversary this year.The entire school — past and current students, staff, and parents — was the grand marshal for this year’s Fourth of July Parade....
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Montclair arts groups speak out for the NEA

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.newsWhen Jazz House Kids first presented a Montclair Jazz Festival, “we were on a raised grass and rock platform in Nishuane park,” said Melissa Walker, founder and president of the festival’s producing...