Whether it was the pandemic or the deadline extension, Montclair has seen a higher number of appeals this year, with 129 filed with the county, compared to 101 filed in 2019. An additional 166 were filed with the state.
Schools Superintendent Jonathan Ponds said that he is aware of the concerns raised by some community members and students over the position’s not being filled, and that the matter is under investigation at this time.
Schools are required to close if they identify two or more cases in separate classrooms, which would indicate an outbreak not confined to a particular group of students.
Montclair Police Department will be conducting a DWI Checkpoint Thursday, Sept. 24, the first of several.
Montclair and New Jersey lag behind many other states in filling out the 2020 Census, which will impact federal representation and funding.
Police and ambulance crews were called to the Crescent Parking Deck on South Fullerton Avenue at approximately 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 22.
At the Sept. 21 Board of Education meeting, families reported that their children were experiencing stress, anxiety and exhaustion from spending long hours in front of a computer, and loneliness from not being with teachers and classmates.
The district has been searching for the past two months for a permanent replacement for former Principal Anthony Grosso. Grosso stepped down this summer to become the new superintendent of schools in Cedar Grove.