Montclair Police Blotter, May 23

BURGLARY/THEFT Tuesday, May 14—Theft of a delivered package containing a pair of sneakers from the front foyer area of an apartment building on Trinity Place. Wednesday, May 15—Theft of a 2010 Ford Edge from the...
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Former Rascals set to turn into Montclair Social Club supper club

By LINDA MOSS moss@montlcairlocal.news The new tenant at the former Rascals Comedy Club space has outlined plans to transform the venue, vacant for a decade, into a bar-restaurant with live entertainment called the Montclair Social Club. The...
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Affordable housing: Council aims to bring Montclair in line with state law

by TINA PAPPAS for Montclair LocalThe council passed two ordinances regulating affordable housing with the goal of keeping the quota of 20 percent within any new Montclair development, creating flexibility of where affordable housing would...

Park Street Academy exhibits young artists’ work

Photo courtesy Lisa Raphael Park Street Academy students and families enjoy learning about the art and artists at the second annual Senior Art Museum Fine Art Exhibit earlier this month. Park Street Academy, a private pre-school...

Montclair Social Club set to open mid-July

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsArea foodies, cocktail connoisseurs and jazz lovers will have a new place to listen to live music while dining by mid-July. The Montclair Social Club, located at the former Rascals Comedy...
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Bnai Keshet Hebrew School student protests at Wendy’s

Students from the Hebrew School of Bnai Keshet in Montclair are protesting the alleged treatment of workers in the fields who pick the tomatoes used in Wendy’s products. On April 28, 12-year-old Elliott Morley presented...

Montclair High School dance classes can’t fulfill PE credit, district says

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMontclair High School students can no longer take dance classes to fulfill their physical education requirement.The decision to reclassify dance as an elective was met with disappointment by about 20 students who...
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Downed trees wreak havoc on historical properties

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsThe series of late winter Nor’easters caused $7,500 in damage to two trees and the grounds at the Shultz and Charles Crane houses. Run by the Montclair History Center, officials there...

Pig & Prince restaurant pulls out of Lackawanna

Pig & Prince restaurant owner and chef Mike Carrino announced he would be closing down the restaurant on Saturday, June 8.
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Winter storm alert: no parking on streets, report power outages

The National Weather Services has issued a Winter Storm Watch for the area, beginning Saturday afternoon and continuing through Sunday with three to six inches of snow and sleet accumulation.Residents are reminded that parking...