COVID-19: Montclair to offer free drive-through testing on June 10

Appointments are required by calling the township at 862-444-1189 between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.
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COVID-19: Stay-at-home order lifted

Today, June 9, the governor also raised the number of people allowed to gather both indoors and outdoors, and is allowing for certain outdoor activities to reopen, including pools.

Police: Two arrested after shooting in Montclair

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsA Montclair man is one of two people under arrest for allegedly shooting a man near Canterbury Park Sunday night, police said.Daevon Saunders-Roberts, 20, of Montclair, and Quanaisa Owens, 18, of Elizabeth,...

Lawsuit says Montclair schools didn’t stop sexual assaults in early 2000s

The suit alleges school officials knew, or should have known about the incidents. It accuses a math teacher who went on to other schools.

Montclair couple a mystery to neighbors; police called to house on previous occasions

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsQuestions remain one week following the death of Angela Bledsoe, allegedly at the hands of her boyfriend James Ray.Funeral services for Bledsoe are planned at 11 a.m. Friday at Mt. Ennon Baptist...
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...

Montclair Police Blotter, April 18

BURGLARY/THEFT Wednesday, April 10—Theft of a delivered package, containing clothing items and golf balls, from the front porch of a North Mountain Avenue home. The suspect is described as an African-American male, wearing a red...
school virus transmission

COVID-19: Start of school leads to discussion of virus transmission

Murphy and Ed Lifshitz, director of the communicable diseases service of the state Health Department, said the state is not aware of any reports of in-school transmission. 

Mask it up, Montclair!

As hundreds of Montclairians waited in line to be tested for COVID-19 at the Wally Choice Center in Glenfield Park last week, a “mask enforcement” team handed out masks and gave the 101 on wearing them, which is now required even outdoors.

2 teens tell cops: 6 people robbed us on Bloomfield Avenue

Police are investigating a report of six people robbing two teens on Bloomfield Avenue on Dec. 23.The two teens told police they had been walking east on Bloomfield Avenue when they were approached from...