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Montclair BID names full-time executive director

Jason Gleason has been named as Montclair BID executive director.
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IN BRIEF: Montclair street closures planned for this weekend

The Montclair Center BID will be closing Church Street on Friday, July 17 and Saturday, July 18 from 5-10 p.m. and South Park Street from Friday, July 17 at 5 p.m. through Sunday, July 19 at 3 p.m.

Brookdale ShopRite to join vendors at new farmers’ market

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news As an interim move until the Fourth Ward gets back its supermarket, Brookdale ShopRite will be joining the vendors at the new farmers’ market at Crane Park, the Montclair Center Business Improvement...
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Could saving Lackawanna train sheds derail supermarket?

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.news The need for a supermarket at the Lackawanna Plaza site, and parking to go with it, was weighed against historical preservation as testimony continued at the May 14 planning board meeting. Last...
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Montclair Center BID director resigns

BY JAIMIE JULIA WINTERS winters@montclairlocal.news Executive director Jennifer Brown will be leaving the Montclair Center Business Improvement District Aug. 2, after working with  the organization less than a year. The Board of Directors of the Montclair Center...

Relief in sight for Montclair retail with re-openings Monday

With New Jersey allowing retail stores to serve their patrons with curbside pickup, Montclair businesses have to plan for the return of their consumer base.
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Longtime Montclair shop Photo Cullen to be shuttered

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news  Kent Hallander, whose family has owned Photo Cullen in Montclair for nearly a half century, predicted that today’s young people will regret their dependence on cellphone photos when they get older. Those...
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Cronk trading in Montclair for windshield wipers

Israel Cronk will be trading Montclair’s downtown for windshield wipers.

Back on the tax rolls – Girl Scouts headquarters sold to doctor

The Girl Scouts building on Valley Road will get another life and be put back on the tax rolls as well.
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COVID-19: Personal care businesses to reopen Monday; library to start curbside pickup

On Monday, June 22, the following businesses can reopen: cosmetology shops; barber shops; beauty salons; hair braiding shops; nail salons; electrology facilities; spas, including day spas and medical spas, at which solely elective and cosmetic medical procedures are performed; massage parlors; tanning salons; and tattoo parlors.