Developer says no deal yet with ShopRite for Lackawanna

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsConstruction of a new supermarket to replace Pathmark at Lackawanna Plaza is likely several years off, with the developers still talking to ShopRite about committing as an anchor tenant, with no deal...

Preservationists lament future of Lewis Estates house

By LINDA MOSS The Lewis Estates house is steeped in history. But it may not have much of a future. "The potential demolition of the Lewis residence at 44 Pleasant Ave. will be a true loss...

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....

Parents call for resumption of some in-person learning at rally

“I’m here because I want my daughter to be in the classroom,” said Georgia Kral, whose eldest daughter started kindergarten at Edgemont this year. “If it’s safe to go on a hybrid schedule, I would love to make it happen.” 

COVID-19: Montclair nursing home administrator dies after contracting virus

A beloved administrator at a Montclair nursing home who dedicated his life to serving the elderly has died due to complications with COVID-19.
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Valley Road traffic circle to get a makeover

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe traffic circle and the fountain at the intersection of Valley Road and Church Street will be getting a much-needed makeover.Montclair has entered into an agreement with landscape architects Arterial for improvements...

South End residents concerned with cell tower proposal

Residents meet to discuss proposed AT&T telecommunications facility at 310 and 320 Orange Road.

MKA gets parking lot, cafeteria approval

By Tina Pappas for Montclair LocalBackups along Orange Road will be alleviated once a parking lot and driveway are upgraded at Montclair Kimberly Academy’s Brookdale Campus. The Montclair Zoning Board of Adjustment approved the school’s...

Montclair businesswoman receives 20-year award

Photo courtesy of Carrie Babcock Former Montclair resident Carrie Babcock, co-owner of the Fred Astaire Dance Studio in Cedar Grove, until recently of Upper Montclair, was recently honored with a 20-Year Award by the Fred Astaire...

Council gets Complete Streets update, amends Orange Rd. redevelopment

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsTackling a varied agenda on Monday night, the Township Council heard details about implementing a Complete Streets program and voted to amend the Orange Road redevelopment plan to include townhouses and two-family...