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Tuesday, March 20, 2018

After biker death, trail safety in Mills Reservation comes up for discussion

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news The death of a mountain biker in Mills Reservation last week has been officially ruled an accident. After an investigation, the June 26 death of Wayne resident Kerry Rivera was ruled a sudden,...

Montclair graduation venue sets off debate in community

By ERIN ROLL and LINDA MOSS roll@montclairlocal.news moss@montclairlocal.news Who is a Mountie? By one definition, it’s anyone who has crossed the footbridge over Toney’s Brook in the amphitheater on Park Street to receive a Montclair High School diploma....

Bank of America building sold to West Orange firm

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news A West Orange real estate firm has purchased the former Bank of America building on Bloomfield Avenue in Montclair, the latest sale of a property on a high-profile corner on that busy...

Cliff fall at Mills Reservation officially ruled accident

The fatal cliff fall earlier this week at Mill Reservation has been ruled an accident, officials said Friday. Kerry Rivera, 49, of Wayne, was riding mountain bikes with his brother in the reservation on Monday...

Schlager to take Montclair deputy mayor post July 1

Second Ward Councilwoman Robin Schlager will assume the position of Township Deputy Mayor effective Saturday, July 1. Schlager will be taking over the post from William Hurlock, the First Ward councilman who has been serving...

Biker dies after fall from cliff at Mills Reservation

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news A Wayne man died in a fall on Monday, June 26, while mountain biking in Mills Reservation. Authorities say that Kerry Rivera, 49, and his brother were riding mountain bikes in the reservation...

Montclair YMCA president, CEO to step down

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Jo Ann Short, president and CEO of the Montclair YMCA since 2010, is stepping down this week. Short’s resignation was announced in a letter that the board of directors sent to members on...

Parents: Crowd too big for amphitheater at MHS graduation

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Montclair High School’s graduating seniors may have crossed the bridge over Toney’s Brook for the last time. The longstanding tradition of the senior class crossing the footbridge before taking their seats in the...

Montclair ready to welcome sister city Aquilonia in October

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news The Montclair delegation that went to the township’s sister city, Aquilonia in Italy, said last week said that by all measures the trip was a success. And they are already making plans...

Developer Plofker proposes townhouses on Orange Road

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news At a Fourth Ward meeting Tuesday night, a developer unveiled his proposal to build seven townhouses on a small parcel on Orange Road, even as residents were expressing their dismay over the...

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