90 kids with special needs enjoyed a day of surfing, sun and tacos at Asbury Park, courtesy of the Best Day Foundation’s New Jersey Chapter. 90 kids with special needs and their families joined 300 volunteers at the 8th Avenue Beach in Asbury Park, New Jersey on Saturday July 22nd and Sunday July 23rd […]
Joan Short, CEO of Montclair’s YMCA permitted to resign after taking home $1.5 million dollars in compensation while leaving the YMCA $8,659,028 in debts still standing*. Short finally reached the end of her rope with Montclair. The nearly 7 year reign for Joann Short as CEO of the Montclair YMCA has finally come to […]
Walter Springer presented his petition with 1045 signatures to the Montclair Board of Education on June 7th. Through the petition members of the community expressed their outrage at the controversial personnel decisions made by the Board of Education on May 15th. Walter Springer’s Petition calls for a full and complete public review of the former Interim […]
On Saturday, April 8, 2017, Montclair High School Mens Varsity Lacrosse defeated Montclair Kimberley Academy 9-7 at MKA .
Montclair High School Mens Varsity Lacrosse defeated Montclair Kimberley Academy! Co-Captain Matt Comini, #77, Senior scored 4 goals with one assist to help Montclair High Defeat MKA. Montclair’s Mens Varsity next will play Caldwell High School at home on Fortunato Field at 4:30 on Tuesday, April 11th. To follow the Montclair High […]
Brazen idiot thief steals $3,750 Mountain Bike from Montclair's Diamond Cycle and is caught on video. There will be a $250 reward!
Thanks to Diamond Cycle’s video, they can report their theft in broad daylight! At 3:42 PM on Tues. Mar. 8, 2017, a 25 year old male walked into Diamond Cycle in Montclair and rode off on another customer’s $3,750.00 Cannondale mountain bike. Unfortunately for the thief, as so often happens when idiots act before thinking he […]
The fourth annual Mountie Pride Fun Run 2016 that took place on Sun. Sept. 25 was one for the books as there were 475 runners and a plethora of supporters.
Mountie Pride Fun Run consisted of a 5K/1 mile walk! This article is best told through the gallery of photographs that accompany this article. The Montclair Fund for Educational Excellence, MFEE, held it 4th annual Fun Run on Sat. Sept. 25. Under a clear deep blue sky the gun went off at 1:09:14 pm sending 475 […]
Discover the battle between MHS vs. West Essex Varsity Soccer through a picture essay by Chief Photographer, Scott Kennedy, of The Montclair Dispatch.
Montclair High School vs. West Essex Regional High School’s Boys Varsity Soccer game portrayed in a complete photo essay. Photos are simply one of the best ways readers can get complete a picture of a story. It allows readers to experience what exactly happened within that moment. A reader can feel every emotion that subject is feeling, envision […]
Through efforts of the ACLU and Edward Snowden, they have made an epic contribution during confusing times to the people of the United States of America.
Snowden the new Oliver Stone political thriller was screened by the ACLU of New Jersey on Tues. Sept. 13 for ACLU-NJ supporters and other members of the public four days before the film debuted nationwide. For the rest of the nation, The Snowden movie will leave you angry and thankful for the ACLU. I urge my readers […]
As spring arrives and the weather becomes more enjoyable, Montville’s Baseball-8U brought their a-game to Montclair for the first game of the 2016 season.
Montville Baseball-8U comes out swinging. Montville Township’s 8U baseball team traveled to Montclair for their first game of the season. Under overcast skies and temperatures in the low 50s at game time, the spectators huddled under coats and blankets as the team took the field in their new spring uniforms. While the game did not […]
Montclair's Watchung Plaza Park held the 2016 Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 26 and it was a del-egg-full event for all ages.
Montclair’s 2016 Easter Egg hunt was hopping with fun! The Montclair Easter Egg Hunt at Watchung Plaza Park, now into its second quarter century, went off just after 11:15 a.m. on Saturday, March 26. Approximately 300 people and one very large bunny turned out for the annual event hosted by Dr. Janyne Mizraji, co-owner of Family […]