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Stunned friends, residents mourn Montclair State faculty member

By ERIN ROLL and LINDA MOSS roll@montclairlocal.news moss@montclairlocal.newsStunned friends are mourning the death of the Montclair State University faculty member who was killed in a car accident Wednesday, a crash that has township residents calling...

Montclair police, Applegate to host ‘Cone with a Cop’

You can join the Montclair Police Department and Applegate Farm for "Cone with a Cop" on Saturday, Sept. 23.Bring your kids to Applegate for a talk over an ice cream cone, and ask any...
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Montclair police investigate swastika graffiti

by ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Police are investigating after someone apparently spray-painted a swastika on a rock in Nishuane Park. The graffiti was noticed on a rock near the park’s basketball court early last week. Montclair Police Lt....

Montclair pools open up for free Monday during heat wave

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsHundreds of residents took advantage of Montclair’s free pool day on Monday in order to get relief from the heat wave that hit early in the week. Temperatures climbed to 96 degrees,...
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Montclair teens detained after being seen with pellet guns near school

Three Montclair teens were detained by police Tuesday after a passerby spotted them with what seemed to be weapons, but turned out to be pellet guns.The three male juveniles - a 15-year-old and two...

News brief: Youth police programs announced

Police Explorers Program offers multiple programs for different ages to for Montclair youth who are interested in learning about law enforcement the opportunity to participate in bi-weekly sessions with police officers.

Montclair Police Blotter, May 2

BURGLARY/THEFT Wednesday, April 24—Possible burglary to a Clinton Avenue residence. Jewelry from a master bedroom was noticed missing. There was no sign of forced entry to the home. Thursday, April 25—Theft of a wallet from...

Montclair Police Blotter, July 25

BURGLARY/THEFT Wednesday, July 17—Two unlocked vehicles were entered sometime during the evening hours of July 16 on Oak Place. Both vehicles were rummaged through, and a set of Apple AirPods were taken. Wednesday, July 17—A bicycle,...

In brief: Gift card, internet scams on the rise

Law enforcement warns that the holiday season is when consumers should be on high alert for scams.