African American, Asian students on the decline in Montclair

 By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsThe overall number of students listed as African American and Asian has declined in Montclair schools in recent years, while the white student population has remained consistent and the Hispanic student...

Montclair Water Bureau may add surcharge to pay for testing, mapping

By Kelly Nicholaides for Montclair LocalMontclair’s water pipes, some of which are 150 years old, need to be mapped, and valves must be tested. Residents may see a surcharge as a result, town officials confirmed.The...

Clergy in abuse cases had ties to Montclair parishes

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsSix Catholic clergy members who had served in Montclair churches over the past 80 years are included on a list of clergy accused of sexual abuse released by the church on Wednesday,...

Montclair Local garners 16 NJPA coverage awards

In its first year qualifying, Montclair Local has garnered 16 New Jersey Press Association Awards for its coverage of Montclair throughout 2018.Competing against weekly papers from throughout the state, judges commended Montclair Local, including...

Lackawanna development approved, Lidl supermarket named as tenant

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsThe Lackawanna Plaza developers got their development and the Fourth Ward will get its supermarket, but it will come at the cost of the train platforms at the historical 1913 Lackawanna...

January 2019 property sales in Montclair

The following Montclair properties were reported sold during the month of January according to Zillow:Jan. 4—21 Greenview Way (5 bed, 5 bath), $895,000 Jan. 4—220 Valley Road (4 bed, 3 bath), $605,000 Jan. 4—95 Central Ave....

Two homes razed to make way for grand estate

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsTwo homes on Lloyd and Undercliff roads slated for “Lloyd Estate,” a massive compound proposed for the properties, have been razed.The home at 14 Undercliff Road was razed on Friday, Feb....

After-school safety in Montclair comes up for discussion

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsUpper Montclair is a favorite after-school hangout spot for generations of Montclair middle-school-age students, especially students from the nearby Buzz Aldrin Middle School and mostly on Fridays.A fight between two Buzz Aldrin...

Montclair Board of School Estimate talks capital projects, budget

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMonday night’s Board of School Estimate meeting was dedicated to a review of Montclair’s pending capital projects, and a discussion of district goals as the schools prepare for the 2019-2020 budget process.As...

Montclair Community Pre-K releases playground design

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsConstruction of Montclair Community Pre-K’s “natural playground” is expected to begin in early summer.Upon completion it will contain six different zones with activity centers: an edible garden, a discovery garden, an exploration...