Day of service at the Crane House and Historic YWCA

MONTCLAIR, NJ — On Sunday, Sept. 10, the public is invited to join the Montclair Historical Society for a day of community service at the Crane House and Historic YWCA. Staff will host outdoor service activities such as gardening, chicken care and cleaning the gazebo for painting. The Montclair Historical Society is an independent not-for-profit […]

MHA earns grant to help the homeless within Essex

PATH expands in county via Mental Health Association

MONTCLAIR, NJ — The Mental Health Association of Essex County, headquartered in Montclair, has been awarded a grant of more than half a million dollars by the New Jersey Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services to provide outreach services to adults diagnosed as mentally ill who are homeless or at imminent risk of becoming […]

Junior historians: creating knowledge through research

MONTCLAIR, NJ — The Montclair Historical Society’s Homeschool Series is conducting an eight-week series program that focuses on key components of research-based history. The series uses the Crane/YWCA and Shultz House Museums’ artifacts, primary source documents, and living history to help students focus on concepts and questions that explore the past and how it correlates […]

Middle school students interview Eric LeGrand and Kim Jones at Write on Sports Camp

Middle school students interview Eric LeGrand and Kim Jones at Write on Sports Camp

MONTCLAIR, NJ — The annual “Write On Sports” Oranges summer journalism camp for middle school students was held from July 5 through 15 at Montclair State University, and continued to facilitate literacy and love of writing for West Orange students from Edison, Liberty and Roosevelt middle schools. Thirty-four students participated in the Oranges Write on […]

Montclair YMCA Dolphins swim team excels at 2016 Long Course Silver/Bronze Region A Championships at Rutgers University

Montclair YMCA Dolphins swim team excels at 2016 Long Course Silver/Bronze Region A Championships at Rutgers University

MONTCLAIR – In what is one of the largest swim meets of the long course season, 107 members of the Montclair YMCA Dolphins swim team competed at the 2016 Long Course Silver/Bronze Region A Championships, July 15-17, at the Sonny Werblin pool on the campus of Rutgers University. Due to the large number of qualifying […]

Montclair Historical Society holds garage sale

MONTCLAIR, NJ — Calling all antique lovers! The Montclair Historical Society’s museum shop in the Nathaniel Crane house is getting a makeover. Stop by for a good bargain from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, July 10, at 108 Orange Road in Montclair. Sale includes unique knick-knacks for your home, books, children’s toys, antiques and […]

VLJ creates a brighter day for bullying victims

NEWARK, NJ — Volunteer Lawyers for Justice raised $21,000 for anti-bullying efforts during a June 8 event run by its Generation Now Young Professionals Group. More than 100 business owners, bankers, lawyers, technology and insurance industry representatives, accountants and others turned out for the summer soiree and barbecue at the Essex Fells Country Club. VLJ […]