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Montclair clergy plead not guilty following DREAM Act sit-in

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThree Montclair clergy members had their first day in court on Tuesday, but it’s not over yet.Rabbi Elliott Tepperman of Bnai Keshet and Revs. Ann Ralosky and John Rogers, both of First...

What to expect with NJ’s commitment to mail-in balloting

In November, it will be the third time this year Montclair voters will cast their ballots by mail due to the pandemic.
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Piscopo to appear at Montclair GOP lunch

Comedian, former "Saturday Night Live" cast member and New Jersey native Joe Piscopo will "headline" the Montclair Republican Clubs luncheon on March 29. Piscopo is said to be weighing a run as a GOP...

Furloughed workers share their stories in Montclair of government shutdown

Furloughed federal government workers met at the Montclair Bread Company to share their stories of living without paychecks on Friday, Jan. 18, the 28th day of the government shutdown.

Political potluck: Murphy candidacy prompts unease in Montclair

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news On Cloverhill Place in Montclair, residents are apprehensive about the looming Nov. 7 gubernatorial election. They are part of a Democratic enclave, and they expect their party’s candidate, Phil Murphy, to win....
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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.
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Montclair councilman considering 11th District run

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsCould Township Councilman Bill Hurlock be running against Mikie Sherrill for Congress in the 11th District?It’s a possibility, the First Ward councilman said last Friday.“It’s something I’m seriously considering. I’ve had several...

Concerned with elections, mail service overall, Montclair protests at post office

Montclair activists joined thousands across the state who gathered outside post offices on Friday, Aug. 21.
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Activists get primer on N.J. government

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Assemblywoman Sheila Oliver summed up the takeaway Tuesday night at a packed meeting on New Jersey government, a session meant to be a guide for would-be activists to navigate the system and...

Legislative redistricting explored in Montclair

By Kelly Nicholaides for Montclair LocalPrinceton resident Reed Gusciora planned to move in order to run for re-election to Assembly after his legislative district changed. Instead of introducing himself to new constituents, he looked for...