Montclair Police Blotter, June 13

BURGLARY/THEFT Tuesday, June 4—Theft of the contents of a delivered package containing a baby monitor from Forest Street. Wednesday, June 5—Theft of a bicycle from a garden shed on Orange Road. The shed door was pried...

In brief: Montclair High School stairs awaiting last inspection

Montclair High School’s ongoing staircase project is nearing completion, district officials said.Two staircases were completed at the start of this school year, but two interior staircases, adjacent to the lobby, are still under construction....
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Clergy abuse victim: “This shadow of pain and shame”

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsIt is not your fault.That is what Danielle Polemeni wants survivors of childhood sexual abuse to know.Polemeni’s family belonged to St. Cassian in Upper Montclair in the 1980s. The church was the...

UPDATE: Montclair woman, 28, killed by train near Watchung Avenue

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsA Montclair woman was killed when she was struck by an eastbound NJ Transit train early Tuesday morning, Nov. 13.The victim was identified as 28-year-old Joan Juengling, NJ Transit spokesperson Lisa...

The challenge of getting vaccines to Montclair’s seniors

Two major hurdles: Limited supply of vaccines, and limited access to technology

Substation failure caused power loss to 10,000 homes

A widespread outage knocked out power to nearly 10,000 households in Montclair, Glen Ridge, Bloomfield, West Orange and Newark Wednesday night, Sept. 11.

Development to replace vacant Washington Street buildings

 for Montclair LocalAn application to demolish two vacant, dilapidated two-family dwellings at 11 and 13 Washington St. and construct new two-family building on each lot has been approved.Schreck Development, LLC revised plans to unify...

Citing ‘recent issues’ Lackawanna developer postpones hearing

By Jaimie Julia Winters About 20 residents and historians attended the planning board hearing Monday night, June 18, with plans of presenting opposition to Lackawanna redevelopers’ proposal to raze the historic train sheds, only to...

Montclair real estate market holds steady in the face of COVID-19

While real estate has struggled nationally during the COVID-19 pandemic, Montclair has held steady according to local real estate agents.

Montclair BOE predicts challenging 2017-18 budget process

by ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe Montclair School District is bracing itself for a complicated budget season. Montclair got a first look at its 2017-2018 school budget on Monday evening. And Interim Superintendent Ronald Bolandi cautioned the board...