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Montclair Community Pre-K marks 20th anniversary

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Montclair Community Pre-K is marking its 20th anniversary this year. The entire school — past and current students, staff, and parents — was the grand marshal for this year’s Fourth of July Parade....

Vehicle strikes Montclair firefighter in the hand

Police are investigating after a motorist’s vehicle apparently struck a Montclair firefighter’s left hand on Monday. Police Lt. David O’Dowd said on Tuesday that the incident occurred when firefighters saw a vehicle driving erratically on...

Planning board has Lackawanna Plaza back, now what?

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news The controversial Lackawanna Plaza redevelopment plan is going back to the Township Planning Board, but exactly what happens then and the timetable for any action is still under discussion. And even as the...

Teachers to Montclair BOE: We are here

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Monday night’s BOE meeting was a busy one. A large number of teachers, many sporting Montclair Education Association T-shirts and sweatshirts, were in attendance. Petal Robertson, MEA chair, explained to the board during the...

Sister-city group marches in Montclair, Columbus Day parade

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church this past Sunday rolled out the red carpet for a delegation from Montclair’s sister city Aquilonia, and also heard tell of a purported miracle that happened...

Mural, community gardens come under council scrutiny

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Montclair is grappling with establishing guidelines for the private use, for community gardens and even street art, of public land and what recourse the township should have against those who don’t seek...

MHS students present BOE with list of concerns, suggestions for class offerings

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Montclair High School needs to better publicize its academic courses, some of its students say. But the school also needs to teach practical, life-based skills, like balancing a checkbook, figuring out car insurance...

Montclair ambulance crew members join hurricane relief team in Virgin Islands

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Three Montclair EMTs are in the Caribbean to help with recovery efforts from this fall’s hurricanes. The Montclair Ambulance Unit is one of several first responder teams from New Jersey that have sent...

Plofker seeks to build retail-office at Grove-Walnut corner

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Montclair developer Steven Plofker has yet another project in the works, now looking to replace a car-rental business and car wash at the corner of Grove and Walnut streets with a retail-office...

Montclair Bread Co., Studio Montclair coming to Upper Montclair

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Montclair Bread Co. and Studio Montclair Inc. are opening up shop in Upper Montclair, sharing space on the first floor of the former Warner Communications building. The Township Zoning Board of Adjustment on...

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