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Montclair hedge fund owner sentenced for six years

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsA Montclair hedge fund owner has been sentenced to six years in prison for defrauding two investors of $4 million.Nicholas Lattanzio, 62, was sentenced Thursday in federal court in Newark, according to...
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Civil Rights Commission works on community-police relations

By Tina Pappasfor Montclair LocalA step towards a more unified Montclair through improved police and community relations remains the top focus of the township’s Civil Rights Commission. The commissioners met with local police recently to...

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...

Police arrest five after high-speed chase that ends on parkway

Montclair police apprehended five Elizabeth and Newark residents who allegedly attempted burglarizing a car parked behind Grove Street Liquors, then fled, resulting in a high speed police chase ending on the Garden State Parkway, on Wednesday, Oct. 16.
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Prosecutor: Montclair resident James Ray tried to escape to Cuba

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe Montclair man accused of killing his girlfriend and mother of his child at their Montclair home last month crossed into Mexico and then hopped a plane to Cuba where he was...

Vehicle strikes Montclair firefighter in the hand

Police are investigating after a motorist’s vehicle apparently struck a Montclair firefighter’s left hand on Monday.Police Lt. David O’Dowd said on Tuesday that the incident occurred when firefighters saw a vehicle driving erratically on...

Montclair pools open up for free Monday during heat wave

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsHundreds of residents took advantage of Montclair’s free pool day on Monday in order to get relief from the heat wave that hit early in the week. Temperatures climbed to 96 degrees,...
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COVID-19: Testing at your local pharmacy to be available by end of May

In an effort to open up access to testing for residents, 18,000 pharmacies across New Jersey have received the go-ahead to offer COVID-19 testing.
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Driver taken to hospital in rollover crash at Grove, Watchung

A 58-year-old Montclair woman was taken to the hospital Tuesday morning after her SUV crashed and rolled over at the intersection of Grove Street and Watchung Avenue.

Montclair Police Department receives accreditation

The Montclair Police Department has received accreditation status with the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police (NJSACOP). Harry J. Delgado, New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police accreditation program manager, presented...