Montclairites rally with Menendez and survivors

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.news Senator Bob Menendez always cared about getting good grades. But he is proud to get a lifetime F from the NRA. Menendez said this to a crowd of more than 2,500 people...
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Bishop to preach at St. Mark’s on March 4

Lead pastor, the Rev. Jevon Caldwell-Gross and the members of St. Mark’s United Methodist Church, invite the community to worship on Sunday, March 4 at 10 a.m. and welcome Bishop John R. Schol as...
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Storm creating dangerous, windy conditions

A Nor’ Easter has created icy slick road conditions and winds up to 55 mph for the area and Essex County residents Friday. Wind gusts resulted in uprooting a tree which came down on...

Montclair-area greenway gets support from Essex County

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe owner of the abandoned Boonton train line, where advocates hope to create a biking and walking trail, told Montclair Local they would be willing to consider a fair-market offer for the...
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Montclair schools end daytime tours, prompting parent criticism

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsCiting safety concerns, the Montclair School District has ended its daytime tours for families of students entering elementary and middle schools scheduled every year in March.This year, the district will hold the...
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New Montclair Social Club gets new signage approved

by TINA PAPPAS for Montclair LocalSome eye-catching signage for a new restaurant with a more modern feel is on the way for the Montclair Social Club, slated to open in the spring. At the Feb....
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Planning Board deadlocked on Washington Avenue subdivision vote

by TINA PAPPAS for Montclair LocalA developer’s plan to subdivide a single-family lot with the hopes of adding another home has been turned down by the Montclair Planning Board.Mitchell MacGregor, owner of Mitchell MacGregor Contracting...
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Montclair schools, community talk Parkland

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe national discussion surrounding the Feb. 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida is also taking place in Montclair.One of the most-talked about issues is whether Montclair’s schools could...
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Montclair BOE introduces superintendent candidates at forum

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe Montclair school community got a chance to meet the three people vying to become the district’s next superintendent Monday night.The district held a forum with the three candidates in the Montclair...

Montclair residents to resuscitate the Bellevue

Montclair residents Luke Parker Bowles, Patrick Wilson, and Vincent Onorati are teaming up to resuscitate the Bellevue Theatre.