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...

Yogi Berra’s former Montclair mansion goes on market for $3.2 million

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news The listing says “Live like a Hall of Famer.” And if you have $3.199 million, you can in fact take up residence in the Tudor mansion that Yankee legend Yogi Berra once...
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With protest set, officials look to speed up Lackawanna project

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news With a protest about the project looming this weekend, some township officials want the approval process for the Lackawanna Plaza redevelopment, and the replacement of the shopping center’s long-shuttered Pathmark, to be...
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Montclair schools plan changes to world language program

Montclair’s children receive a great deal of instruction in world languages in the classroom. But the school district feels that much more can be done. The Montclair School District wants to take a closer look at...

Montclair ready to welcome sister city Aquilonia in October

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news The Montclair delegation that went to the township’s sister city, Aquilonia in Italy, said last week said that by all measures the trip was a success. And they are already making plans...

Police announce arrest in vehicle burglaries, thefts

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Police have made an arrest in several burglaries that have taken place around Montclair’s northern end over the last week. Danny Gonzalez, 20, of Newark, was arrested on July 14 and charged with...

SUV crashes into car at Porter Place, Harrison Avenue

by LINDA MOSS and ERIN ROLL moss@montclairlocal.news roll@montclairlocal.news An SUV struck a car at the corner of Porter Place and Harrison Avenue Friday afternoon, with the Montclair Fire Department using the jaws of life to remove passengers...

Who’s who on the Montclair Planning Board

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news The Township Planning Board has had two hot potatoes — a pair of major, and controversial, redevelopment projects — on its agenda this year, putting its actions in the spotlight in recent...

Township guidelines are in the works for community gardens

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news  Montclair may soon set guidelines for community gardens on municipal property, establishing regulations for such sites. The Township Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Advisory Board has compiled a list of requirements and parameters...

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...