Olga Rodriquez and Her Tale of the Texas Town Legends

Olga Rodriquez and Her Tale of the Texas Town Legends

Olga Muñoz Rodriquez is a born storyteller. After publishing an unprecedented bilingual newspaper out of Uvalde, Texas, she is taking her readers on a brand new journey, through her book, Texas Town Legends: Small town heroes survive a distant war and break the bonds of local economic, educational, racial and social oppression. The Montclair Dispatch […]

Plastic Bag Ban Passes Initial Hearing, but Many Residents and Business Owners are Still Unaware of the Ordinance and How It Will Affect Them

Plastic Bag Ban Passes Initial Hearing, but Many Residents and Business Owners are Still Unaware of the Ordinance and How It Will Affect Them

A plastic bag ban introduced and pushed by the Montclair Environmental Commission has passed its first hearing. Well on its way to becoming law, Montclair merchants are still unaware of the implications of the legislation and the changes it will bring. On Tuesday, June 25th, both the town council and town residents alike began a […]

Single-Use Plastic Bag Ordinance Raises Questions Among Montclair Business Owners

Single-Use Plastic Bag Ordinance Raises Questions Among Montclair Business Owners

Within the past week, an ordinance addressing the ban on single-use plastic bags, put forth by the Montclair Environmental Commission (MEC) was released. Under the proposed ordinance, the MEC is attempting to limit the use of plastic bags that do not comply with certain criteria. The proposed ordinance is now looking to require that all […]

Daniela Castro Interns at The Montclair Art Museum

Daniela Castro Interns at The Montclair Art Museum

Daniela Castro has been working with the Montclair Art Museum for years now, four years to be exact. She has always had a love for photography and drawings, in fact, she has had some of her art shown throughout the museum and the Montclair Public Library. When the opportunity came for Montclair High School students […]

Justin Brown Interns with Studio042

Justin Brown Interns with Studio042

At the end of every school year, through the Career Internship Program at Montclair High School, graduating seniors get the opportunity to participate in a four-week internship in a field of their choice. This year, as a graduating senior, I have begun my internship with Studio 042. While working for Studio 042, I will be […]

Drums of Thunder Plays Its Final Notes

Drums of Thunder Plays Its Final Notes

As the 2018-2019 school year in Montclair comes to a close, a familiar hum of drums will come to a halt, with militant precision, for one last time.   Louis D’amico, the legendary director of Hillside Elementary School’s “Drums of Thunder” will be retiring in June after more than 30 years. His retirement also signifies […]

The Clem Taylor Scholarship Fundraiser is Celebrated by Guests from Montclair and Beyond

The Clem Taylor Scholarship Fundraiser is Celebrated by Guests from Montclair and Beyond

On Saturday, March 23rd, family and friends from across the U.S. gathered in Montclair to commemorate the 4th annual Clem Taylor Scholarship Fundraiser. The award symbolizes a partnership between the Taylor family and the Montclair Scholarship Fund and provides a $10,000 scholarship to a deserving Montclair High School graduate. This year, marking the fifth anniversary […]