Montclair Crew Adds National Champions to Growing List of Achievements

Montclair Crew Adds National Champions to Growing List of Achievements

The Montclair Boys 1st Varsity 8 are National Champions. After a landmark victory in Philadelphia at the Stotesbury Cup, the boys shook off post-victory tiredness and won a national championship the next weekend. In the end, it almost seemed inevitable. From the finish line on the Cooper River, it is hard to tell who is in […]

The Montclair Board of Education delays the release of public records.

The Montclair Board of Education delays the release of public records.

The Montclair Dispatch has waited two weeks for the public records to be returned – we have not received one sentence of the documents requested. The Montclair Dispatch serves to provide the public with the access to information they have a right to know. The Montclair Board of Education has delayed the release of the public records […]

The Montclair Board of Education Has a Transparency Problem

The Montclair Board of Education Has a Transparency Problem

In the wake of the recent controversial personnel decisions made by the Montclair Board of Education, many have questioned the legitimacy of the operation due to a lack of transparency.   After Laura Hertzog and Franklin Turner were sworn in as President and Vice President of the Montclair Board of Education, there were pledges of […]

Montclair Resident Walter Springer Creates Petition Supporting Jeff Gannon

Montclair Resident Walter Springer Creates Petition Supporting Jeff Gannon

  On May 22, 2017, Montclair resident and parent, Walter Springer, created a petition to raise awareness to the Montclair Board of Education’s personnel decisions. In a rapid response to the dubious demotions and terminations of several Montclair public school employees last week, local Montclair parent Walter Springer has created a petition to reinstate both Athletic […]

MFEE Fundracer 2017 Brings Community Together to Raise Needed Funds

MFEE Fundracer 2017 Brings Community Together to Raise Needed Funds

The MFEE Fundracer Sequel 2017 captured the essence of the Montclair community: Team Frick and Frack wins 4 1/2 hour marathon endurance race across Montclair. Sequels are rarely better. After the first MFEE Amazing Fundracer in 2016, expectations this year for the newly emerging annual tradition were high. This was for good reason. The first Fundracer, in 2016, was […]

Gannon, MHS Athletic Director Demoted Under Cloud of Controversy

Gannon, MHS Athletic Director Demoted Under Cloud of Controversy

 Jeff Gannon, Montclair’s beloved and respected Athletic Director was demoted because of a central office clerical error at the BOE board meeting on May 15, 2017. Jeff Gannon had been working for Montclair High School for 18 years, and was enjoying heaps of success as athletic director. Montclair’s rowing team had become state champions, becoming the […]

Donations to MFEE Matter

MFEE will be hosting the Amazing Fundracer: the Sequel on May 21! All donations will benefit the educational system of Montclair.

Donations to MFEE Matter

It doesn’t matter how much you donate because every dollar counts to MFEE! Since 1991, Montclair Fund for Educational Excellence (MFEE) has brought the community within Montclair together through its fundraising and support for high-quality education. Montclair residents can be continually assured that there are no limits on their children’s academic goals due to the […]

Paul Shaffer is Ready To Keep Rocking

Paul Shaffer was musical director for David Letterman for over 30 years - now he’s bringing new music around the country with his longtime band.

Paul Shaffer is Ready To Keep Rocking

The World’s Most Dangerous Band will appear at Montclair’s Wellmont Theater on April 21 for their fifth show in a nationwide tour. For many years, all fans needed to do to listen to Paul Shaffer’s music was turn on late night television. The veteran multi-instrumentalist has worked with David Letterman since 1983, a consistent and […]

Killswitch Engage at the Wellmont Theater

Killswitch Engage will combine with legendary rockers Anthrax to throw down one of the most high-voltage shows the Wellmont Theater has seen.

Killswitch Engage at the Wellmont Theater

The bands have both amassed a colossal following during their times performing, and are bringing their Killthrax Tour to Montclair. For metal lovers, the name Killswitch Engage has become somewhat household. Since their conception in 1999, the band has risen to dizzying heights in the genre. The band was created in Westfield, Mass. and formed […]