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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Montclair’s South Park St. Farmers Market, poorly planned, badly executed and unwanted by the merchants. Kennedy calls for it to be moved or terminated.
Montclair’s South Park St. Farmers Market is a failure. Montclair’s Farmers Market on South Park St. opened for its 18-week 2016 season on Tuesday, June 7 from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. The market opened to a chorus of negative reactions from the farmers and merchants alike. According to Scott Kennedy, Co-Owner of Studio042, “The BID […]
Certified Montclair Green Businesses such as Studio042 are being honored at Pig and Prince for their efforts to maintain a green friendly environment.
Studio042 is the first Montclair Business to Display Montclairs Green Business Certification! Gray Russell, Montclair Township’s Sustainability Officer congratulates Scott Kennedy, CEO of Studio042 as the first Montclair business to display the new Green Business decal. Studio042 is the first of the initial five businesses to earn and display the new Certified Montclair Green Business window […]
Why read the Montclair Dispatch? Find out what makes our publication special and how it creates opportunities, specifically for young adults.
Understand what the Montclair Dispatch is all about! The New York Times. The Wall Street Journal. USA Today. The Star Ledger. Chances are you’ve heard of the aforementioned publications. You’ve likely purchased one of them before, and may even pay for a regular subscription. Why? The news is necessary. 24-hours a day, seven days a […]
The Montclair Center BID's appeal has recently been declined by the New Jersey Supreme Court, The BID remains a "Public Agency".
NJ Supreme Court declines to hear appeal in Montclair BID OPRA dispute. The Supreme Court of New Jersey declined on Friday to hear and therefore lets stand an Appellate Court’s ruling declaring the Montclair BID is a “Public Agency”. and, therefore, subject to the OPRA laws. Fridays decision not to hear the appeal means a June 2014 ruling […]