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Montclair mourns loss of Terry Demming, 7, son of former council member

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe Montclair community is mourning the loss of seven-year-old Terry Demming, known as the “funniest boy in class and a great friend,” who died over the July 4 weekend.Terry Demming drowned in...

Montclair Police Blotter, Jan. 10

BURGLARY/THEFT Tuesday, Jan. 1—Burglary to a North Mountain Avenue residence. Electronics and jewelry were taken. Access was gained by breaking a window. Wednesday, Jan. 2—Burglary to New Jin Lin Chinese, 350 Bloomfield Ave. Access was gained...

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.
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Winter storm alert: no parking on streets, report power outages

The National Weather Services has issued a Winter Storm Watch for the area, beginning Saturday afternoon and continuing through Sunday with three to six inches of snow and sleet accumulation.Residents are reminded that parking...

In brief: Montclair creates counterfeit parking permit law

The council passed an ordinance to make it illegal to copy or produce a counterfeit parking permit or alter an expired parking permit.

Montclair continues cleaning up from floods

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMontclair is still assessing the damage throughout the township caused by unexpected, heavy flooding on Aug. 11.Montclair, as a flood-affected area, is eligible for disaster relief from FEMA, according to an announcement...

Montclair Police Blotter, July 3

ROBBERY Friday, June 28— Patrol units responded to the area of Pine and Grant streets on a report of a strong-arm robbery. The victim reported that he was approached by a male who removed his wallet...

Biker dies after fall from cliff at Mills Reservation

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsA Wayne man died in a fall on Monday, June 26, while mountain biking in Mills Reservation.Authorities say that Kerry Rivera, 49, and his brother were riding mountain bikes in the reservation...
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Many still without power

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsAbout one-quarter of the 291 homes that were without power overnight now have the lights back on. But about 247 residences remained without power as of 1 p.m. on Saturday, according...
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Montclair shooting suspect arrested in Newark

Three months after a shooting near a Montclair barber shop on Bloomfield Avenue a suspect has been apprehended, police said.Rueben Moore, 28, of Montclair, was arrested in Newark without incident on Feb. 13, after Montclair...