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Opinion: In primary, local GOP looks for different kind of victory

by John Van Wagner for Montclair Local This past May 18, history was made at the Bloomfield Town Pub. You heard it here first. There were no political luminaries there, no media coverage. Pub patrons on that...

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,...

Montclair Local Town Square: What’s our roadblock to achievement?

by PAULA WHITE Special to Montclair Local If you haven’t yet seen the New Jersey Monthly magazine’s Top 100 High Schools list in its September 2018 issue, consider this a spoiler alert and stop reading now....

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: 5/18/17

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...
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Town Square: A demonstration garden is the new kid in town at Crane Park

A demonstration garden is the new kid in town at Crane Park: with a pollinator and bird garden integrating edible plants.

Town Square: 3/9/17

Editor’s note: The Montclair Local attempted to reach Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen by email and phone but as of press time, had not received a reply. The editors hope he will accept our invitation to...

Town Square: 5/25/17

By Sandy Sorkin I have a dilemma and I am not certain of a means to a compromise. I also have an acknowledgment. My wife and I have had numerous pets over the years, some very...

Town Square: What to know about Lackawanna

By David Greenbaum, Caroline Kane Levy and John ReimnitzDavid Greenbaum, a design professional, and architect John Reimnitz are Montclair residents and members of the town Historic Preservation Commission. Caroline Kane Levy, a Montclair resident, is deputy director...

Town Square: 3/16/17 – Why Voting Matters in New Jersey

By Cynthia M. Rogers, voter service chair, Montclair Area League of Women Voters No doubt diligent voters in Montclair and throughout New Jersey are still questioning how our presidential election system resulted in the election...