Lackawanna Plaza

Historic Preservation Commission digs into Lackawanna Plaza redevelopment

by TINA PAPPAS for Montclair LocalThe Montclair Historic Preservation Commission reviewed details of the Lackawanna Plaza redevelopment plan on Thursday, Feb. 15, with an eye toward preserving the sites historic character.Chairwoman Kathleen Bennett said that...

Council postpones action on community gardens again

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsWith some members arguing that the guidelines need more work, the Township Council for a second time pulled a resolution to adopt rules to regulate community gardens off its agenda, pushing the...

Montclair family starts compassion project in memory of son

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsAlex Patenaude’s gift for reaching out to other children was evident from the first day he started kindergarten at Nishuane.During the first parent-teacher conference of the year, the teacher told his parents,...

Planning board to hold special meeting on Lackawanna

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsLackawanna Plaza plans proposed by Pinnacle and the Hampshire Real Estate companies for a mixed-use development will be heard by the planning board on Monday, May 14.The mixed-use project would transform...

UPDATED: Superintendent Johnson leaving Montclair

Superintendent Kendra Johnson will be leaving Montclair for Maryland.

PlanetCivic starts project to find, fix broken streetlights around Montclair

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThere’s a problem in Montclair that the group PlanetCivic wants to shed a light on — literally.The civic-issues website launched a mapping project this year to locate all the burnt-out or broken...
revaluation

Appraiser begins Montclair’s township-wide revaluation

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Last week inspectors started visiting properties in Montclair, a municipality with some of the highest taxes in the state, to kick off the township’s revaluation. The process will involve on-site visits to roughly...

Montclair High School Class of 2019 gets festive sendoff

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe Year of the staircase is finally over.Montclair High School’s 496-member Class of 2019 bade their high school years farewell in a festive ceremony at the school amphitheater on Wednesday, June 26.It...

Superintendent search takes center stage at BOE meeting

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe search for a permanent superintendent continues, but two of the positions that had long been open have been filled.The Board of Education discussed both the superintendent search and the new hires...
police chaplains

Township swears in 10 police chaplains

The Township Council on Tuesday night swore in nine chaplains, representing various faiths, as part of a new Montclair Police Department program.The police chaplains, clergymen and -women, represent houses of worship throughout Montclair.Police Chief...