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Monday, December 18, 2017

Football: Cougars fall to Glen Ridge, 55-19 – Rapid Reaction

by Andrew Garda garda@montclairlocal.news Van Brunt Field—The Montclair Kimberely Academy football team took on Glen Ridge Saturday afternoon, but were overpowered by a relentless Ridgers team, losing 55-19. The Cougars' record falls to 1-2 on the...

Council mulls punishment for additions to mural

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Beauty may be in the eye of the beholder, but adding it to public walls without permission is unlawful. Hence, the township is considering a crack-down and prosecution of the culprit who...

Football: Mounties second half surge routs West Orange, 48-7—Rapid Reaction

https://youtu.be/cI800q4PYSE by Andrew Garda garda@montclairlocal.news WEST ORANGE—It was a tale of two halves for the Montclair High School football team as the Mounties struggled in the first half and then walloped the West Orange Mountaineers in the...

Montclair Dems celebrate Murphy win, Gills’ re-elections

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news It couldn’t have been a more celebratory Election Night at the Democratic campaign headquarters in Montclair Tuesday, with gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy winning by a large margin in town and hometown politicians...

Murphy names Baskerville to transition team for health committee

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Governor-elect Phil Murphy has named Fourth Ward Councilwoman Renee Baskerviile to serve on his transition team regarding health care, the township said Monday. During the course of the next two months Baskerville, a...

Developers downsize controversial Lackawanna Plaza project

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Following fierce opposition from residents and historic preservationists, developers have dramatically downsized their plans for Lackawanna Plaza, in terms of mass, density and residential units. The site plan submitted last Friday, Dec. 1,...

Farmers’ market, community garden slated for Crane Park

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news A farmers' market and community garden are coming to Crane Park, initiatives that may help address the Fourth Ward's status as a so-called "food desert." The Montclair Center Business Improvement...

Montclair State names head of communication school

Montclair State University has named Keith Strudler director of its School of Communication and Media, effective Monday. Strudler, founder and director of the Marist College Center for Sports Communication and associate professor of communication, will...

Montclair schools to bring back teachers, paraprofessionals

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Some of the teachers and paraprofessionals who thought they were out of work owing to cuts in this year’s budget will be back in school in September. At its Monday, Aug. 21, meeting,...

Cloverhill Place takes pride in its diversity, activism

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news This past Saturday residents of Cloverhill Place in Montclair gathered for their annual block party. They sampled an ample array of food and drink and leisurely chatted with their neighbors, children and...

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