Film tax incentives

Film tax incentives could drive up production here

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.news On any given day up to two films are shot in the hometown of the Montclair Film Festival. A bill encouraging production companies to film in New Jersey with new tax...

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...
Willow

Businesses approved for Willow and Walnut

By Tina Pappas for Montclair Local The Planning Board approved an expansion to O A Peterson Construction Co. on North Willow Street and the addition of a martial arts studio on Walnut Street. The properties are owned...

North Korean mix-up in Montclair – Pacifier entrepreneur says sanctions halted business

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.news Last week Montclair’s posh pacifier entrepreneur was supposed to be launching a new product, but instead Nicki Radzeley’s newly manufactured sun and rain teething rings sat in a shipping container in...
train sheds

Could saving Lackawanna train sheds derail supermarket?

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.news The need for a supermarket at the Lackawanna Plaza site, and parking to go with it, was weighed against historical preservation as testimony continued at the May 14 planning board meeting. Last...

Planning board to hold special meeting on Lackawanna

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.news Lackawanna Plaza plans proposed by Pinnacle and the Hampshire Real Estate companies for a mixed-use development will be heard by the planning board on Monday, May 14. The mixed-use project would transform...
NJTV

Montclair and the locals featured on NJTV’s ‘In Your Neighborhood’

By Tina Pappas for Montclair Local The iconic Raymond’s Restaurant was host to the NJTV program “In Your Neighborhood” with a focus on Montclair. The popular program showcased Montclair on May 3 during the film festival for...
Wendy’s

Bnai Keshet Hebrew School student protests at Wendy’s

Students from the Hebrew School of Bnai Keshet in Montclair are protesting the alleged treatment of workers in the fields who pick the tomatoes used in Wendy’s products. On April 28, 12-year-old Elliott Morley presented...

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...
mandate

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...