In brief: Montclair issues flash flood warnings

A Flash flood watch is in effect from 4 p.m. this afternoon, Oct. 16, through late tonight.

Montclair Police Blotter, Oct. 10

ARRESTS Tuesday, Oct. 1—A 66-year-old Bloomfield woman was arrested on the corner of Glenridge Avenue and Baldwin Street and charged with driving while intoxicated. Wednesday, Oct. 2—A 39-year-old Little Falls man was arrested on Upper Mountain...
crime report

Crime report: Montclair saw drops in some types of crime in 2018

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMost crime in Montclair remained steady or declined between 2017 and 2018, but murder and sexual assault saw an uptick, according to the Uniform Crime Reports assembled by the FBI and the...
suicide prevention

Montclair schools, township, health organizations start partnership for suicide prevention

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe Montclair schools have partnered with Hackensack Meridian Health Center, the Mental Health Association of Essex and Morris and the township health department to help address and prevent suicide within the community.The...

Montclair Police Blotter, Oct. 3

ARRESTS Tuesday, Sept. 24—A 31-year-old Morristown woman was arrested on the corner of Bloomfield and South Fullerton avenues and charged with driving while intoxicated. Friday, Sept. 27—A 22-year-old Clifton man was arrested on the corner of...
Missing couple

Vanished couple’s family still seeking information on what happened in Barbados

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsA man has come forward stating he rented the same jet ski the same day a missing Montclair couple vanished during a jet ski excursion in Barbados three months ago. He claims...

Montclair Police settle new contracts

The Montclair Mayor and Council approved a new police contract on Sept. 10.
students attacked

Teens report being followed in two incidents on Thursday

Police are reporting two suspicious incidents of teens being followed, both taking place on the afternoon of Sept. 26.
Safe Routes to School

Safe Routes to School tries to make it safer for kids to walk and...

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsIt is a long-running discussion in Montclair, especially for the parents of the town’s youngest residents: How should Montclair make its streets safer places to walk and bike? Montclair has been included in...