Montclair Gateway to Aging in Place is sending out 5,000 postcards to recruit a brigade of volunteers and to confront matters that the organization says have gone unaddressed by the township’s elected leaders.
In an announcement Wednesday, township officials cited “financials proposed by the United Way representative far [exceeding] comparable market norms for municipal facilities and what the Township could afford – even prior to the pandemic” in their decision.
With the COVID-19 outbreak shuttering schools and disrupting senior events in Montclair, community groups and organizations are working to ensure that Montclair’s vulnerable populations don’t fall further into need.
The latest improvements of air conditioning at Edgemont Park House were unveiled on Aug. 8 with a small gathering of public officials, township staff and local senior citizens.
The facility became the home for senior programming in 2012...
The park house at Edgemont Memorial Park will get six new parking spaces after seniors lobbied the town over the lack of parking with the new configuration of the driveway and loss of the parking area.
By ELIZABETH OGUSS
You don’t have to be a knitter to join the Montclair Knitting Circle. You can bring your embroidery, your needlepoint, or even your patchwork piecing, to the Edgemont Park House on Tuesday mornings and you’ll be welcomed to the circle because it enlarges to accommodate as many people as join it.
On a ra...