September is the right time to join the Scouts

September is the right time to join the Scouts

The Montclair Boy Scouts have been teaching preparedness and personal resilience since 1909. In an autumn season during which many Montclair residents remember very personally the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, we can also refresh our commitment to doing our best to be prepared for what life hands to us, whether with supplies, […]

‘The Plough and the Stars’ at Peak Performances

Using Ireland’s history as a backdrop, The Abbey Theatre’s The Plough and the Stars is a stark and bloody look at the effects of war and poverty.

‘The Plough and the Stars’ at Peak Performances

Ireland’s National Theatre presents the Sean O’Casey play ‘The Plough and the Stars.’ Ireland’s Easter Rising was a rebellion that occurred during Easter week in April of 1916. The goal was to end British rule in Ireland. This historical event is at the center of The Plough and the Stars, but the play is much […]

‘Figure a Sea:’ A Ballet Like No Other

Choreographer Deborah Hay, composer Laurie Anderson and the Cullberg Ballet of Sweden brought their collaborative talents to MSU with ‘Figure a Sea.’

‘Figure a Sea:’ A Ballet Like No Other

Kasser Theater presents ‘Figure a Sea.’ Even though it was only 7:15 p.m., I felt like I was late. Fifteen minutes before the start time and there was already a lot to see on stage at The Kasser Theater for Figure a Sea. Dressed in shades of blue and black, against a white floor and backdrop, […]

‘The Forgotten/L’Oublie(e)’ Review

French Circus Performer brings her surreal circus, ‘The Forgotten/L’Oublie(e),’ to the Kasser Theater to kick off a new season of Peak Performances.

‘The Forgotten/L’Oublie(e)’ Review

A meditation on loss, ‘The Forgotten/L’Oublie(e)’ explores darkness on many levels. On Thursday, Sept. 29, Peak Performances at Montclair State University began their 12th season with the American Premiere of Raphaelle Boitel in The Forgotten/L’Oublie(e). Boitel is well known in France as a circus performer and a contortionist. As a child she attended the National […]

MHS vs. West Essex Varsity Soccer

Discover the battle between MHS vs. West Essex Varsity Soccer through a picture essay by Chief Photographer, Scott Kennedy, of The Montclair Dispatch.

MHS vs. West Essex Varsity Soccer

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 […]

Snowden Will Leave You Angry and Thankful for ACLU

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 Will Leave You Angry and Thankful for ACLU

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 […]

‘Pokemon Go’: Travel Between Real and Virtual Worlds

How many of you remember Pokemon? Well it's back and even better than when you first remembered as 'Pokemon Go' takes you to a new world.

‘Pokemon Go’: Travel Between Real and Virtual Worlds

‘Pokemon Go’ takes video games to a whole other level! As many of you know, Niantic and the Pokemon Company have teamed up to create the newly released game, Pokemon Go. Since its release on July 6, Pokemon Go has reached top of the App Store on Apple phones and apps related to it, such as “Go […]

Michael Aymar Foundation: Tutoring Recap

The Michael Aymar Foundation has volunteered tutoring services every Saturday throughout the summer and of course, it displayed amazing results!

Michael Aymar Foundation: Tutoring Recap

The Michael Aymar Foundation’s free tutoring sessions were a success! In a previous article, you learned about the free tutoring opportunities available for middle schoolers at the West Orange Public Library on the behalf of the Michael Aymar Foundation. It occurred every Saturday starting July 9 from 10-11 a.m. It served to support families during […]

The Montclair Dispatch Internship

An inside scoop from Eve Mahaney about the endless opportunities of enhancing the learning experience of one's field of study at ‘The Montclair Dispatch.’

The Montclair Dispatch Internship

The Montclair Dispatch provides more than your average internship. As a college student, it is important to keep yourself busy during the summer, especially if it involves continuing to learn within your field of study as well as making money along the way. I have been fortunate enough to continue my internship with The Montclair Dispatch […]

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