Classical Music review: Montclair Orchestra’s ‘rabbit’ succeeds

Sunday’s well-attended concert by the Montclair Orchestra at the Central Presbyterian Church in Montclair charmed children and their families.

Non-lethal approach explored for geese problem

By Kelly Nicholaides for Montclair LocalCanada geese are welcome in Montclair, but their feces draw the ire of athletes on recreational Edgemont and Yantacaw fields that currently provide prime real estate for the fowl. The...

Montclair High School dance classes can’t fulfill PE credit, district says

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMontclair High School students can no longer take dance classes to fulfill their physical education requirement.The decision to reclassify dance as an elective was met with disappointment by about 20 students who...
environmental

Culture in brief: Environmental summit in Montclair

On Saturday January 19, 10 a.m.-5 p.m, the Northeast Earth Coalition presents the fourth "Acting Locally for a More Sustainable World Conference." 
Lackawanna

Lackawanna mall conversion funding in the ’80s raises questions at hearing

By Jaimie Julia Winters  winters@montclairlocal.newsIn 1982, Montclair entered into a public-private agreement for the conversion of the historic Lackawanna Plaza into a mall, the demolition of the existing overpass on Grove Street and  the construction...
carriage house

Does color matter? Montclair Historic Preservation Commission, developer battle over black and white

By Kelly Nicholaides for Montclair LocalFor prominent Montclair developer Steven Plofker, window frame paint color at the Carriage House located on the property shared by The George dominated his points of disagreement with the Montclair...
Light of Day Winterfest

Photos: Light of Day Winterfest at Outpost in the Burbs

Rockers came together to perform in a round robin style to benefit the Light of Day Foundation, at Outpost in the Burbs, on Friday, Jan. 11.
fruitcake

Dot’s Desk: Happy New Year fruitcake

Dorothea Benton Frank considers the history of the much-maligned fruitcake, in general and then in her own life. Her conclusion? Yum.
Curto

Literary snapshots in Kathy Curto’s ‘Not for Nothing’

Kathy Curto will read from her new book "Not for Nothing: Glimpses into a Jersey Childhood" in the Halfway There Reading series on Monday, Jan. 14.

Montclair Basketball: Immaculate girls take down Millburn, 66-46

by Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsThe Immaculate Conception girls basketball team improved to 6-3 on the season Tuesday night with a dominating 66-46 win over division rival Millburn. The victory continued their undefeated season in the Liberty...