Massive crowd welcomes Hillary Clinton to Montclair’s Watchung Booksellers

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news The line literally stretched around the block — and well beyond — for Hillary Rodham Clinton’s book signing at Watchung Booksellers Tuesday evening. The former secretary of state, first lady and presidential candidate...

Turkey, talk of miracles as Montclair’s sister city visits Mount Carmel

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church on Sunday rolled out the red carpet for a delegation from Montclair’s sister city Aquilonia, and also heard tell of a purported miracle that happened when...

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...

Montclair BOE talks special education, superintendent search

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Montclair is hoping to do a review of its special education program starting next year. The logistics of how to get that review going were discussed at last week’s BOE meeting. At issue was...

Cloverhill Place residents ready for Murphy to get to work

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news For a number of residents on Cloverhill Place, there was no choice but to cast their ballots for Democrat Phil Murphy in the state’s Nov. 7 gubernatorial election, who defeated Lt. Governor...

Montclair football: Champion Mounties by the numbers

by KEVIN MEACHAM meacham@montclairlocal.news The Montclair High School football team wrapped up its 2017 season in the perfect way, swatting aside Union City to capture the school’s fourth NJSIAA football sectional title in six years. This was...

Basketball: Mounties kick Holiday Tournament off with 36-31 win over Bayonne

by Andrew Garda garda@montclairlocal.news CALDWELL — The perimeter was the gift that kept on giving for the Montclair Mounties girls basketball team during its 36-31 win over Bayonne during the first game of the the Tenth Annual...

Fourth Ward meeting rescheduled for Jan. 30

The Fourth Ward community meeting slated for next Tuesday has been rescheduled for Jan. 30. at 7 p.m. Fourth Ward Councilwoman Renée Baskerville, who is hosting the meeting, on Thursday announced that due to unforeseen...

Downsized Lackawanna Plaza loses ShopRite as tenant

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news The developers of Lackawanna Plaza are still looking for a grocery store to anchor their project, with ShopRite backing out after the size of the proposed supermarket at the site was dramatically...

Breakout game catching on among Montclair middle school classes

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news A group of students at Buzz Aldrin are learning to think outside the box. Actually, they are learning how to break into the box. Shivan Persad and Jacqueline Brower, teachers at Buzz Aldrin Middle...