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Thursday, December 14, 2017

Montclair Opera chief up for appointment to township arts committee

Mia Riker-Norrie, the founder and general manager of Opera Theatre of Montclair, is up to be appointed to the township Arts Advisory Committee. The Township Council's agenda for Tuesday's meeting has a resolution to name...

Artist who ‘beautified’ Glenridge Ave. mural comes forward

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news A local artist has come forward to say that she was the person responsible for the color and wording, "Love where you live," that was added to an existing mural on Glenridge...

Beefed-up police, radar, education campaign aim to curtail accidents

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news The township is taking steps to improve pedestrian safety, including hiring more police officers, employing radar and even mounting a public-information campaign to educate drivers and those crossing local streets. That was the...

Planning board has Lackawanna Plaza back, now what?

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news The controversial Lackawanna Plaza redevelopment plan is going back to the Township Planning Board, but exactly what happens then and the timetable for any action is still under discussion. And even as the...

Sister-city group marches in Montclair, Columbus Day parade

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church this past Sunday rolled out the red carpet for a delegation from Montclair’s sister city Aquilonia, and also heard tell of a purported miracle that happened...

Mural, community gardens come under council scrutiny

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Montclair is grappling with establishing guidelines for the private use, for community gardens and even street art, of public land and what recourse the township should have against those who don’t seek...

Plofker seeks to build retail-office at Grove-Walnut corner

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Montclair developer Steven Plofker has yet another project in the works, now looking to replace a car-rental business and car wash at the corner of Grove and Walnut streets with a retail-office...

Montclair Bread Co., Studio Montclair coming to Upper Montclair

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Montclair Bread Co. and Studio Montclair Inc. are opening up shop in Upper Montclair, sharing space on the first floor of the former Warner Communications building. The Township Zoning Board of Adjustment on...

Report cites housing as key issue for Montclair senior citizens

  By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news A comprehensive study has identified housing as a critical need for Montclair’s senior citizens, who are challenged trying to remain in the township as they age, retire and downsize. That finding was part...

Montclair sends relief supplies on way to Puerto Rico

Aiding ravaged Puerto Rico, the township has sent two full truckloads containing hundreds of pounds of supplies to a Hurricane Maria relief-collection location in Newark, officials said Tuesday. The supplies, which were delivered to Newark...

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