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...
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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....
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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...

Montclair Avenue prepares for Halloween, even without street closures

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Trick-or-treaters will be going door-to-door after school on Tuesday. But Montclair Avenue, a popular street, will not get the street closing that its residents had requested from the Township Council, so residents are...

Montclair man struck at intersection of Grove and Walnut streets

A Montclair pedestrian had to be taken to the hospital Tuesday afternoon after being struck by an ambulance at the intersection of Grove and Walnut streets. Police Lt. David O’Dowd said Wednesday that the 18-year-old...

Montclair Avenue families ask permission to close off street on Halloween

By ERIN ROLL and LINDA MOSS roll@montclairlocal.news moss@montclairlocal.news Pleading that their street attracts more than 3,000 trick-or-treaters each year, a group of Montclair Avenue residents went to the Township Council Tuesday night to ask that their street...

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...

Montclair ambulance crew members join hurricane relief team in Virgin Islands

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Three Montclair EMTs are in the Caribbean to help with recovery efforts from this fall’s hurricanes. The Montclair Ambulance Unit is one of several first responder teams from New Jersey that have sent...