No one injured in Montclair residential fire

No one was reported to be injured when a fire broke out at an Elmwood Avenue residence Monday afternoon.Deputy Chief Robert Duncan said Tuesday that crews had been summoned to Elmwood Avenue at 1:20...
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Third case of whooping cough identified at Montclair High School

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsA total of three people at Montclair High School are reported to have tested positive for pertussis, or whooping cough.Katya Wowk, the township communications director, said Wednesday that a third case at...
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New Montclair Social Club gets new signage approved

by TINA PAPPAS for Montclair LocalSome eye-catching signage for a new restaurant with a more modern feel is on the way for the Montclair Social Club, slated to open in the spring. At the Feb....

Montclair Brewery reflects on state’s changes to rules for small breweries

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsAs Montclair Brewery opens this week, microbreweries are trying to figure out what restrictions they will be held to in the wake of the state attempting to severely regulate their operations. Last...
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Montclair-based doctor dies in pedestrian accident

by ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Authorities are investigating after a Montclair-based doctor was killed in a pedestrian accident this week. Jan Huston-Pryor, 66, is believed to have been struck by a motor vehicle near her home in Essex...

Photos: Neighbors walk through pros & cons of Lackawanna project

Priscilla Eshelman leads an informal tour of the proposed Lackawanna Plaza redevelopment project with about two dozen concerned neighbors, ending with an informed discussion of alternatives in the Glenridge Avenue loading docks on Saturday,...

Follow-up court date set for Montclair man in alleged animal-cruelty case

The Montclair man accused of animal cruelty in a July 12 road rage incident is due back in court later this month.Marc Dionne had a court appearance before Judge John Gizzo in Essex County...

Township tax office open Saturday for prepaying taxes

The Township Tax Collector’s office will be open this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. so that property owners who want to pay their 2018 taxes in advance have additional time to do...
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Montclair mourns loss of Terry Demming, 7, son of former council member

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe Montclair community is mourning the loss of seven-year-old Terry Demming, known as the “funniest boy in class and a great friend,” who died over the July 4 weekend.Terry Demming drowned in...

Council sends Lackawanna redevelopment back to planning board

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsThe Township Council on Tuesday night sent a proposed redevelopment plan for Lackawanna Plaza back to the Planning Board.At a packed conference meeting, Mayor Robert Jackson suggested that the board be given...