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Tuesday, March 20, 2018

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 Opera chief up for appointment to township arts committee

Mia Riker-Norrie, the founder and general manager of Opera Theatre of Montclair, is up to be appointed to the township Arts Advisory Committee. The Township Council's agenda for Tuesday's meeting has a resolution to name...

Murphy to speak at Montclair Democratic Committee dinner

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy will be the keynote speaker at the Montclair Democratic County Committee’s (MDCC) annual dinner next week. The event at the Valley Regency in Clifton will also honor the local organizations...

Artist who ‘beautified’ Glenridge Ave. mural comes forward

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news A local artist has come forward to say that she was the person responsible for the color and wording, "Love where you live," that was added to an existing mural on Glenridge...

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...

Beefed-up police, radar, education campaign aim to curtail accidents

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news The township is taking steps to improve pedestrian safety, including hiring more police officers, employing radar and even mounting a public-information campaign to educate drivers and those crossing local streets. That was the...

Montclair schools to take second look at student advocate position

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news The Montclair school district said during a recent Board of Education meeting that it wouldn’t be able to hire a student advocate for the 2017-2018 school year. But after last Thursday night’s Civil...

Montclair Football Notebook— West Orange preview, Earle’s production, Williams’ beard and power point projections

by Andrew Garda garda@montclairlocal.news A few things leap out at you when you watch the West Orange High School offense, in advance of Montclair’s Friday night league game. First, they love to run, but are pretty willing...

Political potluck: Murphy candidacy prompts unease in Montclair

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news On Cloverhill Place in Montclair, residents are apprehensive about the looming Nov. 7 gubernatorial election. They are part of a Democratic enclave, and they expect their party’s candidate, Phil Murphy, to win....

Montclair Community Pre-K marks 20th anniversary

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Montclair Community Pre-K is marking its 20th anniversary this year. The entire school — past and current students, staff, and parents — was the grand marshal for this year’s Fourth of July Parade....

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