A celebration of sister cities: Montclair gets its 'Aquilonia Way'

Nov 03, 2021 334

Next time you stroll from Clairemont Avenue to Grant Street, things won’t look very different. You’ll pass Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, slated to reopen in late November. You’ll see signs for the Club Aquilonese San Vito Martire, a treasured institution for a century. American and Italian flags will wave above you.

But look up, and you’ll see the street sign has changed. The stretch of what’s previously been Pine Street is now known as Aquilonia Way — in honor of the township’s continuing relationship with its sister city of Aquilonia, Campania region of southern Italy.

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SOURCE: https://www.montclairlocal.news

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