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Crews contain sewage spill at Bonsal Preserve

 By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsA woman enjoying a nature walk through the Alonzo F. Bonsal Preserve this past Sunday noticed a bad smell and cloudy water in the brook that runs through the property. She...
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Montclair teens detained after being seen with pellet guns near school

Three Montclair teens were detained by police Tuesday after a passerby spotted them with what seemed to be weapons, but turned out to be pellet guns.The three male juveniles - a 15-year-old and two...
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Victim named in stabbing at Union Gardens Apartments

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.news The Prosecutor's Office Homicide and Major Crimes Task Force are investigating the fatal stabbing of Tameeka Johnson, 41, of Montclair that occurred yesterday, Nov. 12.  Montclair Police discovered Johnson yesterday in the Union...

Detention hearing for James Ray III moved to Friday

A detention hearing for Montclair lawyer James has been moved to Friday, Nov. 16. Ray is charged with the shooting and killing of his live-in girlfriend Angela Bledsoe.Ray was to have appeared before Superior Court...
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UPDATE: Montclair woman, 28, killed by train near Watchung Avenue

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsA Montclair woman was killed when she was struck by an eastbound NJ Transit train early Tuesday morning, Nov. 13.The victim was identified as 28-year-old Joan Juengling, NJ Transit spokesperson Lisa...
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Woman found stabbed to death at Union Gardens Apartments

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsThe prosecutor's office said they are investigating a fatal stabbing of woman that occurred at the Union Gardens Apartments on Greenwood and Glenridge avenues.Montclair Police and the prosecutor's office were called...

PHOTOS/ VIDEO: Veterans Day in Montclair Decorates Vet After 73 Years

Montclair observes Veterans Day, this year the centennial of the WWI armistice, in Edgemont Memorial Park, Sunday, 11:11 a.m., Nov. 11, 2018.Video of the ceremony by Rick Gearhart.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pNyKVexzaAE&feature=youtu.be 
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Lackawanna testimony to continue in to 2019

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsPlanning board members predict testimony on the historic Lackawanna train station redevelopment project would extend into 2019.Plans call for a multi-use development including 154 units of housing, a supermarket, medical center...
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73 years after the end of WWII, veteran to receive Bronze Star in Montclair

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsFleeing Austria at the age of 12 after Hitler annexed the country in 1938, Gerard “Jerry” Sorell went back at the age of 18 as an American soldier. He was fighting...

Revamped Montclair school website goes live

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMontclair’s new school website officially went live on Thursday, Nov. 1.The district announced to parents that it would be switching platforms in an email Superintendent Kendra Johnson sent to parents on Oct....