Montclair State faculty member killed in Grove Street accident

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news A Montclair State University faculty member was killed in a motor vehicle accident on Grove Street Wednesday night, according to a statement released by the university. Mary DeFilippis, 73, was the academic adviser...

ShopRite eyes Lackawanna Plaza for superstore

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news ShopRite may be coming to Lackawanna Plaza as an anchor tenant, but the township won’t be moving its municipal complex and police headquarters to the property. At her Fourth Ward meeting Tuesday night,...

Yogi Berra’s former Montclair mansion finds a buyer

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news  After being on the market for three months, Yankee legend Yogi Berra's former Montclair home, a lavish Tudor mansion on Wayside Place, apparently has a buyer. The house, which was listed for sale...

Council: Get moving on the supermarket

  By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.news The council wants the Lackawanna redevelopment to move along with “dispatch,” and passed a resolution on Tuesday giving its support of the project saying the Fourth Ward is in need of...
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Where do the schools stand on progress with equity issues?

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Two years ago, the Montclair public school district assembled an advisory panel to discuss how the schools were doing on equity and diversity issues. Now the schools are doing a status check to...

Montclair schools to get slight increase in state aid

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Montclair Public Schools will get a bit more state aid for 2017-18 than last year, but not much. On Friday, July 14, the state Department of Education released revised state aid numbers to...

Montclair BOE talks special education, superintendent search

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Montclair is hoping to do a review of its special education program starting next year. The logistics of how to get that review going were discussed at last week’s BOE meeting. At issue was...
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Montclair schools end daytime tours, prompting parent criticism

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Citing safety concerns, the Montclair School District has ended its daytime tours for families of students entering elementary and middle schools scheduled every year in March. This year, the district will hold the...
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Rejuvenated Black Student Union a positive force at Montclair High

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.news Behind the harmony that seemingly exists between black and white students at Montclair High School, being black can still be lonely. No one wants to be the only black girl in a...

Students to get at least 20 minutes of recess

Starting this year, students in kindergarten through fifth grade are required to get a daily recess, after Gov. Phil Murphy signed the recess bill into law on Aug. 10.