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Montclair Figure Skater Lindsay Thorngren Eyes 2022 Olympics

Montclair, NJ - Montclair High School freshman Lindsay Thorngren always puts her left skate on first, then her right. She read somewhere that Olympic medalist and two-time World Champion figure skater Nathan Chen does that...
Alexis Sablone and members of Skate Essex and Montclair Skate Club at the Montclair Skatepark

Future Olympic Skateboarder Alexis Sablone Visits Montclair’s Skate Park (VIDEO)

When school gets out, the Montclair pop-up skate park on the tennis courts near Rand Park fill up with skateboarders of all ages riding on homemade obstacles. Now that vibrant skate community is about to...

The Meaning Behind the New Montclair Mural at Brick + Dough

Walk by the corner of Frink and Walnut Streets in Montclair and you’ll be met with a striking new mural with a message about morality. On the exterior of Brick + Dough: A Wood Fired...

Community Comes Together To Create Joy This Holiday Season for Nine Families

Montclair’s Ann Pollack wanted to do something to give back this holiday season. Knowing that so many are struggling financially as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, she took it upon herself to create some...
MHS girls soccer runs across the field with Mounties flags

Montclair High Boys’ and Girls’ Soccer Cap off Epic Seasons as Undefeated State Champions

It was an epic weekend for Montclair High School. The boys’ and girls’ soccer teams both put up dominating performances in back-to-back days to each take home the NJSIAA Northeast Group 4 championship. Even more impressive than...

When A Pandemic Struck, YMCA of Montclair Struck Back

When many local schools announced they would be conducting the school year through remote learning or hybrid options, YMCA of Montclair CEO Buddy Evans decided to pivot, yet again. He converted the space at the...

Meet Political Artist Amy Putman on Saturday, Oct. 24!

Looking for something to do Saturday afternoon? Head over to Modclair on Oct. 24 from 3 to 6 p.m. to meet Montclair artist Amy Putman and check out her political art showcase. The event showcases...
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Brick + Dough Comes to Montclair’s Walnut Street!

When Montclair’s Jason Rosenthal was diagnosed with COVID-19 in March, he was forced to ­shut the doors of his then Union City-based restaurant Brick + Dough. It was especially discouraging to shutter the doors of...

MFEE Kicks Off Second Round of “America to Me: Real Talk Montclair”

Genesis Whitlock was never conscious of her blackness when she lived in Antigua. That changed when she moved to Montclair, N.J. and began experiencing overt forms of discrimination, according to the Montclair High School senior. “I...

MSU’s Montclair Innovation Lab Opens with Intent to Kickstart Small Business

Now located in the heart of Downtown Montclair – bridging the physical gap between the town and Montclair State University – is the new Montclair Innovation Lab. The Montclair Innovation Lab, located at 10 Lackawanna...

MFEE’s “America to Me: Real Talk” Explores How To Deepen Racial Literacy

“What are you willing to do that is being asked of you by black and brown people?” That’s the question that Dr. Bettina Love, says white people need to be asking themselves during the Black...

Montclair State Students Aim to #EraseHate in “Considering Matthew Shepard” Concert

In 1988, University of Wyoming student Matthew Shepard was brutally beaten and left for dead by his peers – because he was gay. Thirty-one years later, Shepard’s legacy has lived on, inspiring a foundation and...

Montclair Girls Soccer Wins Sectional Title, Stays Undefeated!

Mental strength has been the No. 1 attribute all season long on the Montclair High School girls soccer team, according to Head Coach Ashley Hammond. And the Mounties proved their undeniable mental strength yet again...

Montclair Girls Soccer Takes ECT Title!

With an undefeated record of 15-0-1, the Montclair High School girls soccer team goes into every single game with the pressure of knowing that each opponent wants to be the ones who serve the...