South End

Piece of Montclair’s South End history razed for 8-home development

By Jaimie Julia Winters The former home of African-American sports hero and business leader Aubrey Lewis was razed last Wednesday, making way for eight single-family homes in the South End of Montclair. The home, built in...
Missing couple

In brief: Council passes resolution in support of continued search for missing couple

The Montclair Township Council is calling on Montclair’s national representatives to do what they can to aid in the search for a missing Montclair couple in Barbados. 

Zoning board grants variances to Montclair computer shop

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsThe owner of Catcom Computers Inc. and its tiny building on Valley Road last week won zoning approval to lease some of his space to either a retail or personal-services tenant.At its...

Judge orders residents’ emails, cell phone numbers be turned over to rent control repeal...

Montclair has been ordered to turn over its list of residents’ email addresses and cellphone numbers to a committee of petitioners that is seeking to get a public question on the ballot to repeal the rent-control ordinance passed by the Township Council in April.

Moving forward on SAFE Streets in Montclair

Montclair’s SAFE Complete Streets Implementation Plan is closer to becoming part of the master plan after Planning Board members voted on Monday, Sept. 21, to incorporate it, but only after a preamble is written up.

Shoveling out from winter in Montclair

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsIt’s a common feature of winter in Montclair, whenever there is a snowstorm in the forecast: the reminders from the township, through social media and e-blasts, for homeowners and business owners to...

Judge gives Montclair five days to hand over residents’ emails, cellphone numbers

Montclair plans to appeal a judge’s ruling that the township must turn over its lists of residents’ email addresses and cellphone numbers to a group opposed to the rent-control ordinance approved in April.

Plofker seeks to build retail-office at Grove-Walnut corner

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsMontclair developer Steven Plofker has yet another project in the works, now looking to replace a car-rental business and car wash at the corner of Grove and Walnut streets with a retail-office...

Jackson joins mayors in ADL anti-racism pact

By LINDA MOSS Montclair Mayor Robert Jackson has joined nearly 300 mayors across the nation, including 13 others from New Jersey, who are teaming up with the Anti-Defamation League in a pledge to fight racism...

Council sends Lackawanna redevelopment back to planning board

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsThe Township Council on Tuesday night sent a proposed redevelopment plan for Lackawanna Plaza back to the Planning Board.At a packed conference meeting, Mayor Robert Jackson suggested that the board be given...