Activists

Activists get primer on N.J. government

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Assemblywoman Sheila Oliver summed up the takeaway Tuesday night at a packed meeting on New Jersey government, a session meant to be a guide for would-be activists to navigate the system and...

Residents unhappy with revised Lorraine Ave. plan

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news To avoid litigation, a developer has amended his plan for the former Warner Communications facility on Lorraine Avenue, and is now looking to create an addition that will make the property look...
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...

Mayor reappoints two school board members

Montclair Mayor Robert Jackson has reappointed Anne Mernin and Jessica DeKoninck to the Township Board of Education.“I believe that their experience and perspectives will be invaluable in the search for the next superintendent,” Jackson said...
service

Montclair woman is the first in town to join warm and fuzzy service team

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsMontclair just became home for puppy Jonquil III, a lab/golden retriever cross who will one-day know over 40 commands including pushing a wheelchair and picking up a dropped item as small...

Montclair looks at test results, as state weighs PARCC changes

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsNew Jersey will be phasing out two PARCC tests this year.The announcement came just as the Montclair schools released some preliminary data on the spring 2018 PARCC test results on Oct. 3.The...

Year in Review: Top news stories of 2018

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsWhile Montclair celebrated its 150th anniversary in 2018, the town was moving forward creating an urban hub. Multi-use development proposals kept the planning board busy.  While the MC Hotel is expected...
NJTV

Montclair and the locals featured on NJTV’s ‘In Your Neighborhood’

By Tina Pappas for Montclair LocalThe iconic Raymond’s Restaurant was host to the NJTV program “In Your Neighborhood” with a focus on Montclair.The popular program showcased Montclair on May 3 during the film festival for...
parklet

Parklets to crop up again this year

A “parklet” - a mini-park that can fit in any on-street parking space - can offer that space.
11th District?

Hurlock to hold First Ward meeting Oct. 19

First Ward Counciman William Hurlock will hold a community meeting Thursday, Oct. 19, from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at the Bellevue Avenue Branch of the Montclair Public Library, 185 Bellevue Ave.The meeting is open...