Montclair’s Safe Streets Implementation Plan stalled for over a year

A plan to implement safer streets and create easy alternatives to cars in Montclair has remained stalled for over a year.

News brief: Youth police programs announced

Police Explorers Program offers multiple programs for different ages to for Montclair youth who are interested in learning about law enforcement the opportunity to participate in bi-weekly sessions with police officers.

Montclair Police Blotter, Jan. 31

BURGLARY/ THEFT Tuesday, Jan. 22 — Attempted theft of a vehicle at Firestone on Bloomfield Avenue.  Two suspects entered a Mini Cooper, which had been left running in the parking lot. The suspects were unable...
pet law

Bring pets inside in cold weather, it’s the law

One of the most common forms of animal cruelty involves cases of animals left outside in dangerous weather.

Awaiting green card renewal, Montclair couple hopes for happy ending

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsThis is the story about watching someone you love battle with dementia, the fear of deportation, faith in God and above all love. John and Sylvia Kaniecki are holding on for...

Montclair Police Blotter, Jan. 24

Arrest Tuesday, Jan. 15—A 31-year-old Delaware man was arrested and charged with two counts of receiving stolen property and possession of CDS. These charges are related to delivered package thefts in the Church Street area. Burglary/Theft Tuesday,...

Police: Man exposed himself to 16-year-old jogger

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsA 16-year-old female reported to police that a man drove up beside her and exposed himself while she was out jogging on Tuesday, Jan. 15.The young woman was running on Lincoln Street at approximately...

Montclair man arrested in connection with slashing incident

 By Jaimie Julia Winters A 22-year-old Montclair man has been arrested for assault after he allegedly slashed a young woman's thigh with a razor blade on Sunday.Jacob Raia of Montclair was arrested in connection with...

Saturday morning fire displaces residents

An early morning fire on Saturday, Jan. 19, at a Montclair apartment complex has left residents displaced. Firefighters were able to evacuate the occupants of the complex at Grove Street and Glenridge Avenue.

Winter storm alert: no parking on streets, report power outages

The National Weather Services has issued a Winter Storm Watch for the area, beginning Saturday afternoon and continuing through Sunday with three to six inches of snow and sleet accumulation.Residents are reminded that parking...