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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...

Woman injured, light pole knocked over in Montclair accident

A woman was taken to the hospital following a motor vehicle accident, which also knocked over a light pole, in Montclair Wednesday morning. Police Lt. David O’Dowd said that a 65-year-old Montclair man was traveling...
Nor' Easter

Storm creating dangerous, windy conditions

A Nor’ Easter has created icy slick road conditions and winds up to 55 mph for the area and Essex County residents Friday. Wind gusts resulted in uprooting a tree which came down on...

Montclair police, clergy setting up chaplain program

by ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news The Montclair Police Department will be adding some chaplains to its ranks. The department is bringing back a chaplain program as part of its community outreach efforts, as well as to assist during...

Montclair man faces animal-cruelty charges in road-rage incident

By LINDA MOSS and ERIN ROLL moss@montclairlocal.news roll@montclairlocal.news After an incident that sparked public outrage and put Montclair in the media spotlight once again, a township man this week was charged with animal cruelty for throwing a...

Vehicle strikes Montclair firefighter in the hand

Police are investigating after a motorist’s vehicle apparently struck a Montclair firefighter’s left hand on Monday. Police Lt. David O’Dowd said on Tuesday that the incident occurred when firefighters saw a vehicle driving erratically on...
Sunshine Sam

Police investigating smashed windows at Valley Road businesses

Police are investigating after at least two Valley Road businesses found their windows smashed last weekend. According to the Montclair Police Department, the front windows at Ashtanga Yoga and the Sunshine Sam toy store were...

Montclair police seek suspect in home burglary

The Montclair Police Department is seeking the public's help in identifying a suspect in a residential burglary on Friday, Sept. 1. Police were summoned to a residence on Watchung Avenue on a report of a...

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...

Victim in Mills Reservation accident identified as Paterson firefighter

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news The man who died after falling over a cliff at Mills Reservation on Monday has been identified. Kerry Rivera, 49, a Wayne resident, was a firefighter for the Paterson Fire Department, the Essex...

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