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...

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...

Montclair family prepares for global “world-schooling” trip

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThere are some things that have to be done before setting out on a road trip: put holds on the newspaper and mail deliveries, ask the neighbors to water the plants and...

Students, parents cry foul over MHS athletic director’s termination

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe reported termination of several district staff positions, including that of Montclair High School’s athletic director, brought a large crowd of upset parents, students and community members to Tuesday night’s Board of...

Montclair joins Bloomfield Ave. pedestrian-safety initiative

Essex County and six of its municipalities, including Montclair, are teaming up with the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority to try to reduce the number of accidents involving pedestrians on bustling Bloomfield Avenue. The joint...

Teachers honored at BOE meeting

By ERIN ROLLroll@montclairlocal.newsThe Montclair school district paid tribute to 16 teachers and staff at last Wednesday evening’s board of education meeting.The staff members had all been selected to receive the Governor’s Educator of the...
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BOE takes a look at homework policy draft

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMontclair’s Board of Education took another look at what could become the district’s new homework policy.The board presented a draft version of the homework policy, which has been under review by its...

Mayor wants Lackawanna developers at May 23 council meeting

By LINDA MOSSmoss@montclairlocal.news Saying he wants “to keep their feet to the fire,” Mayor Robert Jackson is inviting the developers of the controversial Lackawanna Plaza redevelopment project to the May 23 Township Council meeting for...
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Plans for Seymour Street plaza fuel combative meeting

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news At a contentious meeting, corporate redevelopment officials Monday defended their ability to bring quality arts and entertainment events to a planned plaza near the Wellmont Theater, saying their efforts aren’t “half-assed” and that...

Protesters march to protest delay in Lackawanna grocery

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsRoughly two dozen demonstrators, many chanting and carrying placards, on Sunday afternoon marched down Bloomfield Avenue and through Montclair's center business district to protest the delay in getting a supermarket to replace...