Girls report man approached them on Inwood Terrace

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.news Four girls playing on the front lawn of an Inwood Terrace home in early May reported being approached by a man in silver four-door sedan. The girls ranging in age from 7...

Train fatality identified as 53-year-old Montclair man

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news A Montclair man was struck and killed by a train near Watchung Avenue Station early Monday morning, May 13. Stephen Korbel, 53, was struck by an eastbound Montclair-Boonton Line train at 5:20 a.m.,...

PHOTOS: Car rolls over in Valley Road accident

A car flipped over Wednesday night, May 8, on Valley Road. The incident occurred near Brunswick Road, near where Valley Road goes into a pronounced curve.  
SAFE Streets

Are bike lanes stalling SAFE Streets in Montclair?

BY JAIMIE JULIA WINTERS winters@montclairlocal.news Montclair’s plan to implement SAFE Complete Streets, which could result in bike paths in some areas of town, has again been sent back to committee for further study. Planner Janice Talley told...

Montclair Police Blotter, May 9

FIRE Monday, May 6 — Firefighters were summoned to an apartment complex on Walnut Street on a report of an oven fire. There were no reports of injuries, but there was some minor smoke damage....

Gun buyback takes 332 guns off the streets

By JAIMIE JULIA WINTERS winters@montclairlocal.news A one-day Essex County gun buyback program resulted in 332 guns being taken out of circulation, according to county law enforcement. Authorities paid out $41,530 for all the guns, said Essex County...

Two arrested, including music manager, in disturbance at Wellmont

A manager for the recording and performing artist Shy Glizzy was one of two people arrested Wednesday night, April 25, during a show at the Wellmont Theater. Xavier Champagne, 31, of Los Angeles, was arrested...

Montclair Police Blotter, May 2

BURGLARY/THEFT Wednesday, April 24—Possible burglary to a Clinton Avenue residence. Jewelry from a master bedroom was noticed missing. There was no sign of forced entry to the home. Thursday, April 25—Theft of a wallet from...

Montclair Police Blotter, April 25

BURGLARY/THEFT Tuesday, April 16—Theft of a bicycle from the area of the baseball field in Glenfield Park. Wednesday, April 17—Theft of a laptop computer from an office space on Plymouth Street.   Wednesday, April 17—Theft of an...

Young woman fights off alleged abductor

An 18-year-old fought off a man who grabbed her on Park Street and attempted to abduct her on Sunday, April 21, police said.