Montclair road-rage man explains dog toss

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Montclair resident Marc Dionne, shown on video throwing a small dog out of a car in a July 12 road-rage incident, claimed that he did it in an attempt to distract the...
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Township to review parking facilities

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news The township’s utility official plans to evaluate the physical condition of the municipal parking facilities, including the Crescent and Bay Street decks, and to recommend that the contract for operating the locations...

Montclair Fire Department: Driver injured when tree falls on car in Glen Ridge

The Montclair Fire Department responded after a tree fell on a car in Glen Ridge, trapping the driver inside, during Tuesday's storm. Montclair Fire Deputy Chief Robert Duncan said Wednesday that the department got a...

Montclair floods cause massive damage

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Residents spent the early part of the week recovering from a flash flood that left basements deluged and cars stranded throughout the township over the weekend. A fast-moving storm deposited up to...

Newsroom shooting victim once called Montclair home

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news One of the five victims of the Capital Gazette shooting on Thursday, June 28, has ties to Montclair as a former resident, writer, member of the school community and congregant of a...

Council to discuss lowering Grove Street speed limit to 30 mph

  By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Following a fatal accident on the county road this summer, the Township Council will discuss lowering the speed limit on Grove Street to 30 mph at its first meeting in October. The...
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Mother still seeks justice after loss of son to bus incident 6 years ago

Deshon Johnson was a 22-year-old college student with a promising future when he was struck and killed by a bus on the corner of Broad Street and Bay Avenue in Bloomfield on July 18, 2012.

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 State faculty member killed in Grove Street accident

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news A Montclair State University faculty member was killed in a motor vehicle accident on Grove Street Wednesday night, according to a statement released by the university. Mary DeFilippis, 73, was the academic adviser...

Winter weather advisory: three inches of snow, no on-street parking

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for the area, including North Jersey, calling for snowfall tonight with expected accumulations of up to three inches. The Montclair Office of Emergency Management, or...