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Police arrest three after reported robbery on Pine Street

By Erin RollRoll@amontclairlocal.newsPolice arrested a 20-year-old Montclair man, who allegedly used two 17-year-olds from Orange and Jersey City, to rob a party at a Pine Street apartment on Friday, Nov. 22.Jonathan Funderburk, 20, of...
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Montclair Police Blotter, Nov. 26, 2019

ARRESTS  Wednesday, Nov. 20—A 35-year-old Montclair man was charged with theft after detectives found him to be in possession of a package delivered to a resident of The Crescent. The man was also found to...
North Fullerton Fire

North Fullerton Avenue apartment fire caused by electrical failure, MFD reports

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsFour households have been displaced after an electrical fire caused an early morning blaze on Nov. 24 at a North Fullerton Avenue apartment building.The two-alarm fire was caused by an electrical malfunction,...
North Fullerton Fire

Fire breaks out at North Fullerton Avenue apartment building; no injuries reported

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsNo injuries were reported when a fire broke out early Sunday morning at an apartment building on North Fullerton Avenue, causing fire damage on four exterior balconies and smoke damage in some...
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Montclair Police Blotter: Nov. 21, 2019

ARRESTS Thursday, Nov. 14—A 35-year-old man from Houston, Texas, was arrested on Orange Road after officers discovered suspected marijuana inside his vehicle during a traffic stop.Thursday, Nov. 14—A 19-year-old man from Passaic was arrested on...
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Suicide prevention forum helps family, friends recognize signs of crisis

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news“Are you thinking about killing yourself?”“Are you thinking about suicide?”At one point during a suicide prevention workshop at St. James Episcopal Church on Monday night, Nov. 4, each member of the audience...

Threatening graffiti found at two Montclair schools

Police were called to two cases of vandalism with threats in Montclair high schools last week.On Nov. 5, Montclair High School staff reported finding swastikas, along with the word “cake” on a cafeteria table...
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Montclair Police Blotter: Nov. 7, 2019

ARRESTS Wednesday, Oct. 30—A 40-year-old Clifton man was charged with driving while intoxicated on Bloomfield Avenue.Wednesday, Oct. 30—A 61-year-old Montclair man was charged with theft on Trinity Place after he reportedly was found to be...

Montclair Police Blotter: Nov. 14, 2019

Montclair Police Blotter: Nov. 14, 2019

In brief: Bradford Ave. paving begins Monday

The Essex County Bradford Avenue paving project is scheduled to begin on Monday, Nov. 4. Work will be performed at night and will begin between 7 and 8 p.m. Milling operations will take two...