Love them or hate them – Sidewalk cafes are back for the summer

By KELLY NICHOLAIDES for Montclair LocalEateries are taking their business outside as temperatures rise and sidewalk cafe customers spring for outdoor dining. However, some owners have been hit with violations.There are 71 establishments that...

PHOTOS: Car rolls over in Valley Road accident

A car flipped over Wednesday night, May 8, on Valley Road.The incident occurred near Brunswick Road, near where Valley Road goes into a pronounced curve. 
SAFE Streets

Are bike lanes stalling SAFE Streets in Montclair?

BY JAIMIE JULIA WINTERS winters@montclairlocal.newsMontclair’s plan to implement SAFE Complete Streets, which could result in bike paths in some areas of town, has again been sent back to committee for further study.Planner Janice Talley told...

Bullying in Montclair’s schools, by the numbers

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMontclair saw 16 confirmed cases of bullying, and 49 alleged cases, during the first half of the 2018-2019 school year, up nine from the previous and more than tripling from 2016-2017.The numbers...
Lackawanna

Lackawanna conditions set: Supermarket must be built, historic elements must be maintained

By JAIMIE JULIA WINTERS & KELLY NICHOLAIDESIt’s final. The Lackawanna redevelopment application was memorialized on May 6, but not without some conditions — a supermarket must be provided, a mandatory restriction be placed on preserving...

Montclair Police Blotter, May 9

FIRE Monday, May 6 — Firefighters were summoned to an apartment complex on Walnut Street on a report of an oven fire. There were no reports of injuries, but there was some minor smoke damage....

UPDATE: Officials announce students can stay at MHS, but petition tries to stop postponement...

By JAIMIE JULIA WINTERS winters@montclairlocal.newsThe high school will remain open through the end of the year, district officials announced Tuesday, May 7. But the bidding process to fix the stairwells will have to start over...
energy

In brief: Information session on energy aggregation set for May 9

For residents seeking more information on the energy aggregation information packet they received in the mail, the township has scheduled a public information session.

Safety threat reported at Montclair High School

By ERIN ROLL roll@montlairlocal.newsAn unspecified safety threat was reported at Montclair High School Tuesday morning.In a letter sent to Montclair High School parents, Principal Anthony Grosso said students at the high school learned of a...