Black Student Union

Rejuvenated Black Student Union a positive force at Montclair High

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsBehind the harmony that seemingly exists between black and white students at Montclair High School, being black can still be lonely.No one wants to be the only black girl in a...

Montclair Police Blotter, Aug. 8

BURGLARY/THEFT Tuesday, July 30—Police responded to a basement apartment on North Fullerton Avenue on a report of a burglary that occurred between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. The resident said $1,700 in cash was missing...

Vanguard moves in to Old Mogul Theatre space

Vanguard Theater Company is renovating the second floor of 180 Bloomfield Ave., the Old Mogul Theatre, for its new home.

COVID-19: Facing challenges of social distancing

Scrabble, Fortnite, and other games; schedules, watching movies and cooking together, as well as talking on the phone, can all ease social distancing.

Planning board members say developer is scrimping on affordable units

Planning board members voiced concerns over the four affordable housing units in the project, which they said are not “comparable” in size to the market rate units as required by code.

Absenteeism still a problem for Montclair schools, report cards say

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe Montclair School District still has some work to do with its student absenteeism rate, according to data recently released from the New Jersey Department of Education.The state released the 2017-2018 school...

Sex ed is a struggle in the pandemic. Montclair teens, groups looked to fill...

Community program leaders and and teens say it's a lot more difficult to navigate nuanced, emotionally complex issues without in-person interaction and seeing faces.
COVID-19 vaccine

Firefighters, police can get COVID-19 vaccine in NJ

Firefighters and police officers, as frontline first responders, become eligible to for vaccination on Thursday, Jan. 7, as the state enters Phase 1B of its tiered plan. Paramedics were included in Phase 1A, and were already eligible for the vaccine. 
Lloyd Raod

While residents lament tree loss, much bigger plans in motion for Lloyd Road

An application for “Lloyd Estate,” a massive compound proposed for two properties on Undercliff and Lloyd roads, was filed with the planning department on Tuesday.