bonsal preserve

State inspects Bonsal Preserve following removal of 70 trees

A Department of Environmental Protection official inspected the Alfonzo F. Bonsal Preserve Thursday, Aug. 9, and concluded the water commission, which cleared 70 trees recently on the property had operated inappropriately.
Pig & Prince

In Lackawanna Plaza, a ‘secret’ garden grows

While tenant after tenant has left the Lackawanna Plaza mall, and vandals and vagrants are more commonplace than stores, Mike Carrino has etched a little bit of paradise in the midst of an urban development that lay fallow for years.

Montclair Athletics: Massive rainfall causes infill displacement on MHS fields

by Andrew Garda garda@montclairlocal.news Torrential rains exasperated problems at the aging Watchung, Fortunato and Woodman fields during Monday’s storm. The synthetic turf infill was lifted due to the rains and some turf was displaced at Watchung....
folds for freedom

Thousands of paper swans honor children separated at the border

Maya Stein began making origami swans on June 20 to recognize every child separated from his or her parents seeking asylum at the border under the administration’s current zero tolerance immigration policy.
kids

Montclair Jazz Festival: Stormy weather, no blues

The Montclair Jazz Festival was called for thunderstorms, but students and headliners found a place to play.
Farmer

Culture in brief: Seed artists presents listening to Art Farmer

“Let’s Listen To Art Farmer,”a curated listening session led by Noal Cohen and Lynne Mueller, will be presented by Seed Artists on Friday, Aug. 17, 6 p.m., at the Montclair Public Library, 50 South...
age in place

Washington Street subdivision gets approval on second try

The planning board approved a subdivision to a single-family lot on Washington Avenue Monday night, contending it would be keeping with the “rhythm” of the neighborhood, which is filled with similar-sized lots.

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...

Montclair juvenile arrested after police chase through Newark

Two 17-year-old males from Montclair and East Orange were arrested Friday, Aug. 10, after crashing a stolen vehicle.
chica

Montclair Jazz Festival: Jazz is not a boys club

Chica Power showcases girls who play jazz.