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Montclair ice cream shop manager quit after logo flap, owner says

BY LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news The owner of a Montclair ice cream shop whose logo sparked a controversy broke his silence Wednesday, saying his store manager quit over the flap and that he would be issuing a...

Councilman Russo advises on consumer affairs for Murphy

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Montclair has a solid contingent on Gov.-elect Phil Murphy’s transition team, roughly a half-dozen people including at-large Township Councilman Bob Russo and Fourth Ward Councilwoman Renée Baskerville. The large team is slated to...

GOP tax reform may hit Montclair home values hard

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Montclair homeowners should brace for a double-digit decrease in their property values if proposed Republican federal tax reform passes. That’s the alarming message that Township Mayor Robert Jackson had this past weekend at...

Tale of controversial ice cream shop logo goes viral

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Seemingly reflecting the national zeitgeist regarding sexual harassment, a story about a Montclair ice cream shop’s controversial logo, which some claimed was offensive to women, went viral and was picked up by...

Montclair Sanctuary Alliance to hold dedication ceremony Thursday

The Montclair Sanctuary Alliance will hold a dedication ceremony on the third night of Hanukkah, Thursday, Dec. 14.

Montclair NAACP seeks input on rent control

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news The Montclair branch of the NAACP is looking for community feedback on the issue of rent stabilization, soliciting comments on the civic-engagement platform PlanetCivic. William Scott, chairman of the local NAACP’s Housing Committee,...

Township Planning Board approves three-car garage

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news With several caveats, the Township Planning Board Monday night granted the owner of a four-family dwelling on the corner of Midland Avenue and Walnut approval to build a three-car garage. Following a hearing...

DiVincenzo kicks off re-election campaign for Essex executive

With Governor-Elect Phil Murphy by his side, Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. kicked off his re-election campaign for a fifth term Monday. DiVincenzo announced his plans during a press conference at Essex County Veterans...

Montclair Sanctuary Alliance forms, Hanukkah celebration Thursday

Montclair Sanctuary Alliance has formed to protect undocumented immigrants. Its physical space will be at Bnai Keshet.

Developers downsize controversial Lackawanna Plaza project

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Following fierce opposition from residents and historic preservationists, developers have dramatically downsized their plans for Lackawanna Plaza, in terms of mass, density and residential units. The site plan submitted last Friday, Dec. 1,...

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