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Montclair NAACP forum

Montclair NAACP Youth Council holds mayoral candidates’ forum

The forum was co-moderated by MHS juniors Genesis Whitlock and Shayla George, who serve as the president and vice president, respectively, of the Montclair NAACP Youth Council. George is also the president of the MHS Black Student Union.

ELECTIONS: Mayoral candidates discuss education issues facing Montclair’s district

Montclair’s Parent Teacher Association decided to sponsor a mayoral candidates forum on educational issues

Montclair civil rights leader apologizes after criticism over anti-Semitic remarks

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMontclair civil rights leader James Harris has apologized following criticism of comments viewed by community leaders to be anti-Semitic at the Dec. 30 Fourth Ward meeting.During the course of the meeting, which...

Photos: Montclair Trump Impeachment rally joins hundreds nationwide

 A mostly middle-aged and senior crowd, racially mixed, with some youths, turned out in the cold and drizzling rain, messaged protestor Claudia Sherwood, "I felt a respect and dedication to the democratic process from...

Montclair tests out paper ballots on Election Day

Instead of pushing an X on a voting machine, voters who cast ballots at the Montclair Fire Department headquarters on Pine Street on Nov. 5 filled in dots on a paper ballot with a pencil.

Blue Wave talks healthcare reform in Montclair

Blue Wave NJ hosted the forum to outline proposals for healthcare reform and remind residents that the enrollment period for state-mandated coverage is Nov. 1-Dec. 15.

What do you want in Montclair’s next mayor?

With Montclair set to pick its next mayor in May, Design Montclair identified four points the next leader needs to address: transportation, inclusivity, food systems and livability.

GOPs ask NJ Transit for permission to create pro-gun mural

The Montclair Republican Club has requested permission from NJ Transit to create a pro-Second Amendment mural across from a recently installed mural with an anti-gun violence message on the Chestnut Street trestle. 
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In brief: Protest against treatment of Essex County ICE detainee Thursday

On Thursday, Aug. 29, 10 a.m., Bnai Keshet and Faith in Essex will protest treatment of a deportee front of the Newark Hall of Records, 465 MLK Boulevard.

Lt. Gov. Oliver signs equal pay law in Montclair

An equal pay law was signed by Acting Governor Sheila Oliver in Montclair.