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...
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Mice causing problems at Montclair High School, staff say

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsStaff at Montclair High School have reported that mice have been seen running through the school in significant numbers during the fall months, and that the level of mice is enough to...

Montclair resident Angela Bledsoe remembered for leadership skills, warmth

 By ERIN ROLL and JAIMIE JULIA WINTERS roll@montclairlocal.news winters@montclairlocal.news Angela Bledsoe made a difference during her time as a member of her university alumni association's executive board.She helped organize an alumni breakfast that was a fundraiser for...

Montclair sees 24 new COVID-19 cases in four days

Montclair is seeing a surge in daily COVID-19 cases, with 22 reported this week.

Belleville man taken to hospital after motor vehicle accident

A 77-year-old Belleville man was taken to the hospital with injuries following a motor vehicle accident Tuesday morning.Police Lt. David O’Dowd said that the man was turning onto South Fullerton Avenue from Plymouth Street...
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COVID-19 leads to challenges for adults with disabilities

Running errands in the face of reduced transportation options, maintaining social distancing and getting needed social services when offices are closed posed obstacles for this population. 

Fraternity advisor at Montclair State accused of theft

A former fraternity advisor at Montclair State University (MSU) is accused of stealing nearly $44,000 from the fraternity over a two-year period.Joseph Specchio was arrested on July 30 on charges of third-degree theft, writing...

Montclair Bloods gang member sentenced on racketeering

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsA Montclair man, described by authorities as a soldier "of the Sex Money Murder set of the Bloods street gang," was sentenced Monday to 264 months -- 22 years -- in prison...
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Swastikas found on desks at Montclair High School

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsPolice and school officials are investigating after three swastikas were found at Montclair High School on Tuesday, Dec. 10.The swastikas were discovered on two desks in a classroom in the high school's...
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