Israel Cronk

Montclair Center BID director Israel Cronk resigns

Montclair Center Business Improvement District (BID) Executive Director Israel Cronk is resigning to take a new position in the private sector.
short-term rentals

Short-term rentals now taxed as hotels

Over 300 Montclairites open their homes to short-term renters through sites such as Airbnb, FlipKey or hometogo.
business

Montclair 150: In business – Some closed; others stood test of time

By DEBORAH ANN TRIPOLDI tripoldi@montclairlocal.news Beginning in the 1850s, businesses opened in what is now Montclair reflecting the needs of a rural community. As the Industrial Revolution hit and the population grew, businesses’ services and offerings...
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.

Eleven-apartment Park Street redevelopment postponed

By Tina Pappas for Montclair LocalA lengthy hearing on a proposed apartment building at 256 Park St. resulted in postponement of the application.Residents raised concerns about aesthetics and increased traffic problems arising from the 11...

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...
Film tax incentives

Film tax incentives could drive up production here

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.news On any given day up to two films are shot in the hometown of the Montclair Film Festival. A bill encouraging production companies to film in New Jersey with new tax...

Council: Get moving on the supermarket

 By Jaimie Julia Winterswinters@montclairlocal.newsThe council wants the Lackawanna redevelopment to move along with “dispatch,” and passed a resolution on Tuesday giving its support of the project saying the Fourth Ward is in need of...
Willow

Businesses approved for Willow and Walnut

By Tina Pappas for Montclair LocalThe Planning Board approved an expansion to O A Peterson Construction Co. on North Willow Street and the addition of a martial arts studio on Walnut Street.The properties are owned...

North Korean mix-up in Montclair – Pacifier entrepreneur says sanctions halted business

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsLast week Montclair’s posh pacifier entrepreneur was supposed to be launching a new product, but instead Nicki Radzeley’s newly manufactured sun and rain teething rings sat in a shipping container in...