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Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Winter storm: Montclair declares state of emergency

By LINDA MOSS and ERIN ROLL moss@montclairlocal.news roll@montclairlocal.news Montclair Township has declared a state of emergency effective 4 p.m. Thursday due to the winter storm hitting the region. The municipality also warned residents not to illegally deposit...

Firefighter injured in Montclair house fire

A firefighter was taken to the hospital with minor injuries during a house fire on Upper Mountain Avenue on Tuesday, Jan. 2. The Montclair Fire Department was alerted to the fire at 3:23 p.m., Deputy...

Police search for possible armed suspect in Montclair’s South End

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Montclair and West Orange police are searching for at least one suspect who may be armed following a vehicle pursuit that ended in Montclair’s South End on Monday, with officers responding with...

PSE&G sets tree trims, pole replacement in Montclair

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news PSE&G has started doing a number of upgrades near Yantacaw Brook Park, work that includes replacing 16 utility poles and installing 11,000 feet of new wiring, according to the Newark-based company. The electric-system...

Montclair attorney pleads guilty to role in $4 million insurance fraud ring

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news A Montclair attorney has pleaded guilty to charges related to his alleged role in a $4 million medical insurance fraud ring. Mark Gertner pleaded guilty to third-degree third-degree criminal running, according to an...

Panel: Opioid crisis poses challenge for law enforcement, counselors

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Montclair Police Det. Sgt. Charles Cunningham described the pain of losing a loved one to drug abuse, and several others had tragic tales to tell on Thursday night, too. During an “Opioid Crisis”...

NJ Transit, Montclair to conduct emergency drill Saturday

  The NJ Transit Police Department's Office of Emergency Management and township responders will conduct a training exercise Saturday at the Upper Montclair Train Station between 8 a.m. and noon, the transit agency said Thursday. Residents and commuters...

Five arrested following weapons incident at Montclair High School

Five people were arrested following a trespassing incident involving weapons at Montclair High School Monday afternoon. Two juveniles - a 16-year-old girl and a 17-year-old boy, both from Newark - were charged with defiant trespass....

Police: West Orange juvenile found stabbed near Nishuane Park

A 14-year-old West Orange boy was found with multiple stab wounds near Nishuane Park Thursday evening, according to the Montclair Police Department. Officers successfully apprehended the suspect in the incident, also a 14-year-old West Orange...

Montclair man injured in pedestrian accident on Valley Road

A Montclair man was taken to the hospital with injuries after a pedestrian accident on Valley Road Wednesday night. Police Lt. David O'Dowd said Thursday that the man, a 49-year-old Montclair resident, had been crossing...

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