dog

Township police offer remedies for dog-parking problems

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news The Township Police Traffic Bureau has delivered its recommendations for alleviating problems caused by dog-walkers illegally parking on Mount Vernon Road, seeking quick access to Brookdale Park and its canine facility. But...
Orange

Planning board approves new facade for Orange Road deck

BY LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsTownship planners heard an alternate plan for the proposed subdivision of the Lewis Estates property on Monday, and also gave conditional approval for a developer to renovate the façade of the Orange...
capital projects

Montclair schools hope to address capital projects

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsWith the budget season in Montclair comes the discussion of what capital projects the schools hope to tackle over the coming months. The district is hoping to address a list of projects that...
independent

Piscopo still weighing independent bid for governor

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news “Saturday Night Live” veteran and North Jersey native Joe Piscopo didn’t tip his hand on Wednesday at a luncheon for local Republicans, still declining to say whether he will run for governor...
Price-posting

Price-posting ordinance pulled from council agenda

Following opposition from local merchants and her own belief that it just wasn’t ready for a vote, Fourth Ward Councilwoman Renée Baskerville withdrew a proposed ordinance on Tuesday night that would have required  service...
Seymour

Planning Board gets a look at Seymour Street renderings

by LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsThe redevelopment project adjacent to the Wellmont Theater has been designed to reflect historic buildings on Bloomfield Avenue, and will include large perforated metal panels that will act as screens where images...

Woman found dead in Montclair apartment

Authorities are investigating after a woman was found dead in a Montclair apartment earlier this week. Police were called to the woman’s apartment on Grove Street on Sunday. Essex County Assistant Prosecutor Thomas Fennelly said Friday...
Montclair-Boonton

Montclair-Boonton train sideswiped in Amtrak derailment

by ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsAn Amtrak train derailment Friday morning resulted in a snarled commute for hundreds of Montclair commuters. According to NJ Transit, an inbound Montclair-Boonton line train was arriving at Penn Station in New York...
pedestrian

Montclair-based doctor dies in pedestrian accident

by ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Authorities are investigating after a Montclair-based doctor was killed in a pedestrian accident this week. Jan Huston-Pryor, 66, is believed to have been struck by a motor vehicle near her home in Essex...
cuts

Staff cuts criticized at Board of School Estimate meeting

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsPersonnel cuts were on the minds of many audience members as the Board of School Estimate took a first look at the 2017-2018 Montclair public schools’ budget. The budget went before the Board...