Montclair Food and Wine Festival 2017

Montclair Food and Wine Festival 2017

Montclair’s Food and Wine Festival 2017 featured the very best that New Jersey has to offer. On July 15th, the Wellmont Theater in Montclair was transformed into an eloquent dining hall for the Bourbon and Biergarten celebration of Montclair’s Food and Wine Festival. The event displayed the finest restaurants and beverage companies from around the […]

Montclair Celebrates Annual 4th of July Parade

Montclair Celebrates Annual 4th of July Parade

Montclair Celebrates July 4th with 67th annual parade.  The town of Montclair celebrated Independence Day with the 67th annual parade through town. As expected, the parade was filled with live entertainment for all ages to enjoy. The parade started at 11:00 AM at Bloomfield Avenue and South Fullerton Avenue, with a picnic in Edgemont Park […]

Senior Class President Kennedy, MHS’17 Commencement Speech, “..Do Good, Be Kind and Very Brave.”

Senior Class President Kennedy, MHS’17 Commencement Speech, “..Do Good, Be Kind and Very Brave.”

Cristi Kennedy, President of the Montclair High School class of 2017 delivered her speech during the commencement ceremony on June 22, 2017 to a standing room only crowd of 2500 guests, faculty and graduates.             The six-minute speech, the first large public speech by Kennedy, was delivered with confidence, inflection […]

Montclair Dispatch Student-Writer Reflects on Local Media’s Accountability Role

Montclair Dispatch Student-Writer Reflects on Local Media’s Accountability Role

Montclair Dispatch student-writer Joe Michalitsianos reflects on the accountability role of local media in keeping the community informed.   A journalist’s job is hard. It is not the deadlines, the writing or the uncomfortable conversations needed to occur in the pursuit of information. No, a journalist’s job is hard because a journalist must hold everyone […]

Fresco Da Franco Italian Eatery Hosts Annual Exotic Car Rally

Fresco Da Franco Italian Eatery Hosts Annual Exotic Car Rally

The fourth annual Exotic Charity Car Rally was held Sunday, June 12, 2017. Fresco da Franco Italian Eatery, located right on Church Street, hosted the event. Church Street was filled with a myriad of Italian exotic cars. People were astonished by these lavish vehicles, as they took photos of and with the cars. Celebrity Paul […]

Walter Springer presents his BOE petition to a divided community

Walter Springer presents his BOE petition to a divided community

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 […]

Montclair Police Gather for Annual Torch Run for Special Olympics NJ

Montclair Police Gather for Annual Torch Run for Special Olympics NJ

The Montclair Police Department assembled for the Torch Run for Special Olympics New Jersey. Friday morning, June 9, 2017, members of the Montclair Police Department gathered together for the 34th annual Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics New Jersey. At 9:45 AM a group of members of the department, as well as family and […]

2017 Montclair African-American Heritage Festival

2017 Montclair African-American Heritage Festival

On June 3, 2017, the Montclair African-American Heritage Foundation held their 28th annual parade and festival. The Montclair African-American Heritage Foundation serves as an outreach to broaden minds and spirits, preserve history and culture, and to recognize and promote cultural resources as an essential element of Montclair’s economic and social well-being. The MAAHF is a […]

Montclair Alumni Gather for Annual Homer Robinson Day

Montclair Alumni Gather for Annual Homer Robinson Day

Montclair High School Lacrosse alumni of all ages gathered together to play in the annual blue vs white alumni game The 23rd annual Homer Robinson Day was held in Anderson Park on June 3, 2017. Homer Robinson Day celebrates the late Homer Robinson, assistant coach to the legendary Gil Gibbs who established Montclair High School Lacrosse. […]

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