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Video released of van stolen from Toni’s Kitchen in Montclair

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Toni’s Kitchen is appealing to the public for help after its delivery van was stolen earlier this week. According to the Montclair Police Department, a man went to St. Luke’s Episcopal Church on...

Montclair joins Bloomfield Ave. pedestrian-safety initiative

Essex County and six of its municipalities, including Montclair, are teaming up with the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority to try to reduce the number of accidents involving pedestrians on bustling Bloomfield Avenue. The joint...

Follow-up court date set for Montclair man in alleged animal-cruelty case

The Montclair man accused of animal cruelty in a July 12 road rage incident is due back in court later this month. Marc Dionne had a court appearance before Judge John Gizzo in Essex County...

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...

Prosecutor’s Office: Incident being looked at as sexual contact, not assault

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news No charges have been filed in connection with a sexual incident that allegedly occurred between two students in a Montclair High School restroom, said Katherine Carter, a spokesperson for the Essex County Prosecutor’s...

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 dog-throwing incident to go to grand jury

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news The case of a Montclair man accused of animal cruelty in a July road-range incident will be referred to a grand jury, an Essex County Superior Court judge said Friday. Marc Dionne made...
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Montclair announces closures, warns to get off streets

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.news The weather service is now predicting up to 16 inches of snow for the area with winds up to 40 mph tonight, March 7. Montclair School officials closed schools for today March...

Montclair PD: Drunk man demands free liquor, locks employees inside store

By Erin Roll roll@montclairlocal.news A drunk Montclair man allegedly entered Caggiano's Liquors on Glenridge Avenue last week demanding free liquor and then locking employees inside the store, according to police. Jamal Liggins, 38, was arrested following the...
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Montclair-based doctor dies in pedestrian accident

by ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Authorities are investigating after a Montclair-based doctor was killed in a pedestrian accident this week. Jan Huston-Pryor, 66, is believed to have been struck by a motor vehicle near her home in Essex...