Lewis Estates

Planning board approves Lewis Estates subdivision

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news After months of controversy, the historic Lewis Estates property is destined to be subdivided into a suburban development, with eight new houses replacing the site’s 1906 mansion, which will be razed unless...

Montclair granted $142,500 from state for microgrid study

Montclair will be receiving $142,500 from the state to do a microgrid feasibility study, part of a total of $2.1 million that will be handed out to 13 town centers.The N.J. Board of Public...
Keil’s

Keil’s changes hands after 85 years

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.news Since 1933, Keil’s Pharmacy has been a landmark in Montclair, run by three generations of the Kiel family. Last week, however, the family announced it was selling its store to Benzer...
homework policy

Montclair schools talk homework policy

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMontclair is going to be taking a look at its homework policy this spring. The district’s homework policy was scheduled to come up for discussion at the April 12 board of education meeting. “There...

Parents: Crowd too big for amphitheater at MHS graduation

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMontclair High School’s graduating seniors may have crossed the bridge over Toney’s Brook for the last time.The longstanding tradition of the senior class crossing the footbridge before taking their seats in the...

Montclair Community Pre-K marks 20th anniversary

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMontclair 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....

Breakout game catching on among Montclair middle school classes

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsA 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...
diversity

Report: Montclair’s schools reflect community diversity

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsIn 1977, the Montclair school district moved away from the neighborhood school model and instead chose the choice system. Forty-one years later, the district is being lauded for its diversity among...

Photos: Montclair High School All Class Reunion

The Montclair High School All Class Reunion was held on Saturday, July 21, in Montclair’s Nishuane Park.