Stunned friends, residents mourn Montclair State faculty member

By ERIN ROLL and LINDA MOSS roll@montclairlocal.news moss@montclairlocal.news Stunned friends are mourning the death of the Montclair State University faculty member who was killed in a car accident Wednesday, a crash that has township residents calling...

Planning board blasts Seymour Street proposals

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news A loading zone on Church Street, by outdoor cafes and shops? A 4-foot-wide sidewalk in front of a six-story building on South Willow Street? Parking spaces eliminated during construction of a major...
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Montclair CFO wants to mandate employee direct deposit

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.news With only nine township employees not opting for direct deposit and three recent incidents of double paycheck cashing, Padmaja Rao, Montclair’s chief financial officer, thinks making the township’s payroll mandatory direct...

Sex education talk raises concerns among Glenfield parents

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news A planned talk at Glenfield Middle School about sex and puberty was canceled after parents protested over what were perceived to be abstinence-only leanings by the presenting group. It was reported that the...

Unpaid school lunch balances add up to more than $100,000

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news More than 1,500 students in the Montclair Public Schools had unpaid school lunch balances at the end of the 2016-17 school year totaling more than $100,000, according to data collected by the...

New Lacordaire Academy headmaster enjoying opportunity to grow

By STEFANIE SEARS for Montclair Local Dr. William Hambleton has had plenty of experience with Catholic schools. He has been head of school at La Salle Academy and School of the Holy Child, both in New...

Montclair schools get first look at budget

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news This year’s school budget season doesn’t look to be as painful as in prior years for the Montclair public schools. However, school officials are still bracing for some difficulties with a $1.5...

Complaint against Montclair BOE member awaits state decision

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news A complaint alleging Montclair Board of Education member Franklin Turner does not legally live in Montclair has been certified “with no defects” by the state department of education commissioner. Turner now has...

Council prohibits parking at dead-end of Mount Vernon Road

By LINDA MOSS moss@montlcairlocal.news The Township Council last week introduced an ordinance that bans parking at the dead-end of Mount Vernon Road, a measure taken after residents complained that dog-walkers were illegally parking on their street...

Two people charged in Montclair vehicle crash

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Two Montclair residents are facing charges as a result of a motor vehicle accident early Sunday morning. The rollover accident on South Mountain Avenue resulted in charges against both the driver, Anthony Singh,...