Developer Plofker proposes townhouses on Orange Road

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsAt a Fourth Ward meeting Tuesday night, a developer unveiled his proposal to build seven townhouses on a small parcel on Orange Road, even as residents were expressing their dismay over the...

Planning board gives thumbs-down to Lackawanna plan

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsThe Township Planning Board, lamenting that it was rushed in its study, on Monday night dissected and roundly condemned the proposed redevelopment plan for historic Lackawanna Plaza, saying it doesn’t comply with...

Victim in Mills Reservation accident identified as Paterson firefighter

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe man who died after falling over a cliff at Mills Reservation on Monday has been identified.Kerry Rivera, 49, a Wayne resident, was a firefighter for the Paterson Fire Department, the Essex...
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Montclair council puts off renewing Grabowsky’s ‘pocket’ liquor licenses

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Liquor licenses are a valuable commodity in Montclair, where there are only a dozen of them, and several Township Council members are concerned that two have been inactive, not in use at...

Historic commission readies recommendations on Lackawanna Plaza

by LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsDuring a four-hour meeting, the Montclair Historic Preservation Commission on Thursday night began hammering out recommendations for the Lackawanna Plaza redevelopment plan, aiming to force developers to preserve the heritage and incorporate...

Township seeks bids for flashing crosswalk lights

Roughly two weeks after a resident was struck and killed while crossing Grove Street, the township is soliciting bids for six flashing lights for pedestrian crosswalks.Montclair plans to purchase "six rectangular rapid flashing beacon...

Montclair High School Class of 2017 graduates

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe nearly 500 members of the Montclair High School Class of 2017 bid farewell to their high school days during a festive outdoor ceremony Thursday evening in the school’s amphitheater.Benilde Little, the...

Local Voices: Robin Woods on garage sale season

By ROBIN WOODS It’s the most wonderful time of the year: Yard and garage sale season!I adore them and print out a list of local sales, armed with a vat of coffee, a trusted friend...

Montclair Students Make Case for Solar

By ERIN ROLLroll@montclairlocal.newsSome Montclair High School students are encouraging the district to take a look at solar energy.Noa Putman, Victoria DeLaRosa and Gabbi Carson are all sophomores in MHS’s Center for Social Justice, a...

Montclair Science Teachers take part in Wipro Fellowship Program

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsSome Montclair science teachers who had an opportunity to work with their peers on a fellowship project for science educators are beginning to see the fruits of their labors.For four years, Montclair...