Montclair 150: How Montclair’s schools came to be

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Few institutions have been as important to the life of Montclair as its schools. The last 150 years have seen Montclair’s schools change from a collection of modest school houses serving local farming...
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MONTCLAIR 150: The story of one of Montclair’s earliest homes

  By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.news A small, nondescript clapboard home with an extraordinary history has stood at 369 Claremont Ave. since around 1780. Built by William Crane, it may have been one of the first homes,...