age in place

Postponement for 96-year-old who wants to sell half his lot to ‘age in place’

Property owner Sam Debnam, 96, wants to sell half of his 150-by-100-foot lot to developer Mitchell MacGregor, who plans to build a single-family house on the site.
bonsal preserve

State inspects Bonsal Preserve following removal of 70 trees

A Department of Environmental Protection official inspected the Alfonzo F. Bonsal Preserve Thursday, Aug. 9, and concluded the water commission, which cleared 70 trees recently on the property had operated inappropriately.
homework policy

BOE takes a look at homework policy draft

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Montclair’s Board of Education took another look at what could become the district’s new homework policy. The board presented a draft version of the homework policy, which has been under review by its...

Mountainside growing in medicine

By Tina Pappas for Montclair Local Plans for Hackensack University Medical Center/Mountainside Hospital’s 45,735-square-foot medical office building on Bay Avenue and a parking lot on Walnut Crescent met with the approval of the Montclair and Glen...

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...

Vacant bank building catches fire on Valley Road, one firefighter injured

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news A firefighter was injured as crews responded to a fire at a vacant bank building on Valley Road near the intersection with Bellevue Avenue. The fire was reported at the building at 8...

Montclair BOE discusses assessment of special education program

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news A proposed resolution to do an assessment of Montclair's special education program was among the items brought up during a long, occasionally tense board of education meeting Wednesday night. In its current form,...

Township officials draft new zoning ordinance

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Montclair's zoning ordinance is undergoing an overhaul to update it, eliminating its confusing sections and inconsistencies. A draft of the new ordinance is under review by members of two township bodies, the...
BOE

Montclair schools set out road map from listening sessions

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news During Monday night's BOE meeting at the George Inness Annex, Superintendent Kendra Johnson laid out a proposed road map for the district after months of listening sessions with parents and staff. Earlier this...
council

Council OKs community garden guides, does reappointments

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news The Township Council finished up a lot of business Tuesday night, finally on its third try adopting guidelines for community gardens, approving amended agreements for the Seymour Street redevelopment and making a...