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...

Fight continues for 96-year-old’s property subdivision

By Tina Pappas for Montclair Local Community members appealed to the council to grant a property subdivision on behalf of a well-known senior citizen so that he could afford to stay in Montclair where he raised...

MKA gets parking lot, cafeteria approval

By Tina Pappas for Montclair Local Backups along Orange Road will be alleviated once a parking lot and driveway are upgraded at Montclair Kimberly Academy’s Brookdale Campus. The Montclair Zoning Board of Adjustment approved the school’s...
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Bonsal tree clearing, Clifton sewer relocation begins

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.news The town of Clifton has begun felling trees on the northern edge of Alonzo F. Bonsal Preserve, beginning a year-long project to replace and relocate a sewer line in the Passaic...

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...

Commission fights to save historic Lackawanna train sheds that could be razed for parking

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.news “Montclair joyous in new terminal - Era of better feeling,” the New York Times headline read in 1913 after the opening of Lackawanna Terminal in Montclair. In 1981, railroad historian Mark...
affordable

New laws will continue to grow Montclair’s affordable housing stock

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.news The Township Council last week introduced amendments to Montclair’s zoning and land-use law with an emphasis on creating affordable housing within any major development. The amendments take out much of the...
affordable housing

Do new affordable housing laws go far enough in ensuring equal distribution?

By Tina Pappas for Montclair Local Two ordinances to create more affordable housing in Montclair were introduced by the mayor and council on Tuesday, April 17, but only after debate over whether the wording steered the...
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...