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SUV crashes into car at Porter Place, Harrison Avenue

by LINDA MOSS and ERIN ROLL moss@montclairlocal.news roll@montclairlocal.newsAn SUV struck a car at the corner of Porter Place and Harrison Avenue Friday afternoon, with the Montclair Fire Department using the jaws of life to remove passengers...

Third-quarter tax payments now due by Sept. 5

The township has given property owners another reprieve on paying their third-quarter tax bills, extending the grace period to Sept. 5 from Aug. 25."The grace period was extended because of a delay in Essex...

Residents wonder if Montclair could one day put food waste out for recycling collection

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsCould Montclair residents one day be able to put their organic food waste out for recycling pickup, or drop it in a designated recycling bin around town?The question has been posed on...

Montclair parents report being charged for school lunches their children didn’t buy

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe Montclair Public Schools’ central office claims that the school district has a six-figure lunch balance deficit.But many parents say that the balance is inflated because families are being repeatedly billed for...

Alternative Lackawanna plan diverts from developers’ options

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Township Council members have two redevelopment plans in their hands for Lackawanna Plaza, including one that satisfies the cries of historic preservationists who want the landmark train station at the site incorporated...

Preservationists lament future of Lewis Estates house

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news 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...

Upscale restaurant-catering facility to open at old Rascals’ site

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news A new tenant, an upscale restaurant and large catering facility, will be moving into the former Rascals Comedy Club, which has been vacant for a decade. A group led by an area attorney,...

Town eyes valet parking after issues at The Crosby

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news After receiving complaints about The Crosby gastropub, claims of illegal parking and a street being blocked, the township is looking into what control it has over valet parking for local restaurants. At last...

Montclair man arraigned in Newark on animal cruelty charges

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsA Montclair man accused of animal cruelty after a road rage video went viral on the internet pleaded not guilty in his first court appearance on Tuesday.Marc Dionne, 22, appeared before Judge...

Lewis Estates house put on block for $10 or less

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsThe historic Lewis Estates house is yours for $10 or less — if you're willing to move it.The house, designed by renowned Montclair architect Dudley S. Van Antwerp, is at 44 Pleasant...