Montclair State faculty member killed in Grove Street accident

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsA Montclair State University faculty member was killed in a motor vehicle accident on Grove Street Wednesday night, according to a statement released by the university.Mary DeFilippis, 73, was the academic adviser...

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...
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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...

Sex ed talk takes center stage at BOE meeting

 By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe controversy over an abstinence-leaning sexual health presentation for middle school students continued at the May 3 Board of Education meeting, in which voices remained calm but feelings ran high.Representatives from the First Choice...

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 Board of School Estimate talks facilities, budget process

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMontclair's schools have at least $20 million in "priority" capital improvements and repairs that ought to be accomplished over the next several years, according to a report compiled by the district's architects.Facilities...
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Montclair schools prepare for bleak budget situation

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMontclair continued taking a look at its proposed school budget for 2018-2019 at Monday night's BOE meeting, and the district is finding itself faced with several less-than-desirable budget outcomes.The budget in its...
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Montclair High School graduation to get 600 additional seats, video screen

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMontclair High School may have found a solution to its shortage of graduation seating.The school will set up bleachers around the school's amphitheater for the June 21 ceremony, including on Park Street....

Montclair BOE member whose residency was questioned resigns

Franklin Turner resigns from Montclair BOE.