SOS: Donate to the John J. Harvey Fireboat!

SOS: Donate to the John J. Harvey Fireboat!

After its launch in 1931, the John J. Harvey fireboat went on to serve the New York Harbor and the city of New York until 1994. The John J. Harvey was a technological marvel for its time, with powerful internal combustion engines, making her the fastest fire fighting boat of her time. In September of […]

Support the Montclair Cobras Terrific 12U Team!

Support the Montclair Cobras Terrific 12U Team!

Montclair’s very own junior football program, The Montclair Cobras, is working hard to bring home another championship. The Cobras 12U Division recently won the Garden State AYF League championship on November 10th, leading them to a near-national championship season. The Montclair Dispatch congratulates the Cobras on a successful year! The Cobras are a non-profit program […]

Spice Pops and So Much More: Lynley Jones and the Creation of Adventure Kitchen

Spice Pops and So Much More: Lynley Jones and the Creation of Adventure Kitchen

If you are a visitor of the Saturday Montclair Farmers’ Market, you will have likely come across the beautiful colors and delicious smells and tastes of Adventure Kitchen. The Montclair organization, founded by Lynley Jones, provides market attendees with tasty samples, refreshing ice pops, and easy recipes. But, there is so much more to this […]

Crazy Mocha’s Journey to Becoming a Montclair Staple

Crazy Mocha’s Journey to Becoming a Montclair Staple

Since 2016, Crazy Mocha has served as a coffee, work, and study hotspot for the Montclair community. Located on the corner of North Fullerton and Bloomfield Ave, with large tables and comfortable couches, this spot quickly became a favorite among Montclair residents, to work, socialize, or more often, a bit of both. Now, the Montclair […]

The MC Hotel Celebrates Its Star-Studded Grand Opening

The MC Hotel Celebrates Its Star-Studded Grand Opening

The much anticipated MC Hotel has officially opened, making it the newest addition to Montclair’s every-growing landscape. To celebrate, the MC team worked alongside Montclair officials to host a grand opening, giving the nearly 90 guests the opportunity to venture inside the hotel, and learn about everything it has to offer to its guests and […]

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 […]

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 Montclair Dispatch College Counseling Series–Part 6

The Montclair Dispatch College Counseling Series–Part 6

This is part six of a six-part series discussing the college process. All advice and instruction are provided courtesy of Barbara Gottesman, whose company, College Help! Organization and Advising Services has helped hundreds of high school students in Montclair, Glen Ridge and surrounding towns and counties over the years.  She helps navigate the application process, […]

The Michael Aymar Foundation Awards Deserving Students!

The Michael Aymar Foundation Awards Deserving Students!

The Michael Aymar Foundation awards its 2018 NASHDO Scholarship to Our Lady of the Lake School students. The Michael Aymar Foundation celebrates the season of giving by providing a $5,000 dollar scholarship to two students attending Our Lady of the Lake School in Verona. With the help of the school’s principal, Ben Ronquillo, the Aymar foundation […]

The Montclair Dispatch College Counseling Series–Part 5

The Montclair Dispatch College Counseling Series–Part 5

This is part five of a six-part series discussing the college process. All advice and instruction are provided courtesy of Barbara Gottesman, whose company, College Help! Organization and Advising Services has helped hundreds of high school students in Montclair, Glen Ridge and surrounding towns and counties over the years.  She helps navigate the application process, […]

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