Orange Road intersection worries Montclair residents

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe number of accidents at the curvy intersection at Orange Road, High Street and Irving Street have residents asking for the town to implement traffic calming measures.Between Jan. 1, 2015 and Dec....

Montclair police investigating overnight shooting, robberies

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsPolice are investigating a shooting and at least two armed robberies that occurred late Sunday night and early Monday morning in Montclair.Police were called to the intersection of Glenridge Avenue and Pine...
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Mayor wants safety concerns at apartment complex addressed

By Kelly Nicholaides for Montclair LocalUnion Gardens at 50 Greenwood Ave. has been the site of 30 police responses in 2017 and 22 in 2018 — the latter including the township’s third homicide of 2018....
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Brief: School bus safety initiative launched

The Montclair Police Department Traffic Bureau has spent the last few months working on a School Bus Safety initiative, with the goal to address the ongoing safety issues and concerns in Montclair and across...

Chalk on tires case resonates in Montclair

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals in Ohio ruled that chalking tires is a violation of the Fourth Amendment, which prohibits searches of property without a warrant. The court ruling applies to...

Montclair Police Blotter, Aug. 15

BURGLARY/THEFT Wednesday, Aug. 7—A visitor to the Montclair Public Library, 50 South Fullerton Ave., reported that $105 was removed from his wallet after temporarily leaving it unattended. Thursday, Aug. 8—An employee of Moso Café, 307 Orange...

Montclair police see increase in sexual assault reports in 2017

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsAlthough Montclair saw a slight decrease in sexual assaults in 2018 — from 13 in 2017 to 10 in 2018 — officials said a larger number are involving high school-age students.And as...
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Montclair school custodian charged with sexual assault against a minor

A Montclair elementary school custodian has been arrested and charged with sexual assault against a minor.
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COVID-19: Three more cases announced in Montclair, Essex up to 172

A second FEMA-run drive-through testing site for COVID-19 in New Jersey opens tomorrow, Monday, March 23, Gov. Phil Murphy announced today

COVID-19: Schools won’t open until at least May 15

The township Health Department reports that as of today, the confirmed number of COVID-19 cases in Montclair increased from yesterday's count of 279 to 284; the number of individuals who did not survive the illness increased from 29 to 30.