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Community reacts to proposed school staff cuts

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsLast week’s announcements of several planned staff cuts sent shock waves across the Montclair School District.On May 15, news spread that the school district would not be renewing the contracts of several...

Time for Toasting in Montclair

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsDo you have a favorite teacher you’d like to give a shout-out to? Are you looking for an opportunity to get a group of people together for ice cream, drinks or a...
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Congressman Payne Jr. to hold Town Hall meeting in Montclair

Congressman Donald M. Payne Jr. (NJ-10) will host a town hall meeting on from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 31 at the Montclair Municipal Building, 205 Claremont Ave. in the first floor Council...

Town tries to settle possible suit, Plofker’s Diva Lounge plans

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsThreatened with a lawsuit, the township is trying to reach a settlement with the developer of the former Warner Communications building on Lorraine Avenue, raising concerns from residents who live near the...

Council to take over Lackawanna Plaza redevelopment process

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsIn an effort to expedite the project, the Township Council is taking over control of the redevelopment of Lackawanna Plaza, mandating that a detailed plan for it be drawn up by June...

Park Street Academy exhibits young artists’ work

Photo courtesy Lisa Raphael Park Street Academy students and families enjoy learning about the art and artists at the second annual Senior Art Museum Fine Art Exhibit earlier this month. Park Street Academy, a private pre-school...

‘Real Housewives of N.J.’ husband seeks OK for house

Joe Gorga, husband of Melissa Gorga of "The Real Housewives of New Jersey," was at the Township Zoning Board of Approval on Wednesday seeking several variances for a house he plans to build on...

Montclair businesswoman receives 20-year award

Photo courtesy of Carrie Babcock Former Montclair resident Carrie Babcock, co-owner of the Fred Astaire Dance Studio in Cedar Grove, until recently of Upper Montclair, was recently honored with a 20-Year Award by the Fred Astaire...

Woman injured when tree falls on car on Bellevue Avenue

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsA 63-year-old woman was taken to the hospital with injuries after a massive tree fell on her car while she was inside it Wednesday evening, May 17.Montclair Police Lt. David O’Dowd said...
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Search continues for permanent school superintendent

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsWanted: one superintendent, to oversee the public school district in Montclair, New Jersey.Montclair has been searching for a permanent replacement schools superintendent for two years.Board President Jessica de Koninck said on Friday...