train

Train strikes vehicle on tracks in Upper Montclair

A NJ Transit train collided with a vehicle stopped on the tracks near the Upper Montclair train station late Monday afternoon. The accident occurred around 4:45 p.m. at the Bellevue Avenue grade crossing. The train...
insurance

Montclair Fire Department gets new insurance rating

The Montclair Local has received this press release from Katya Wowk, communications director for the Township of Montclair:The Montclair Township Fire Department reached an important milestone in its continued commitment to excellence – the...
swastika

Montclair police investigate swastika graffiti

by ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Police are investigating after someone apparently spray-painted a swastika on a rock in Nishuane Park. The graffiti was noticed on a rock near the park’s basketball court early last week. Montclair Police Lt....
Streets

Montclair pursues SAFE Streets program

by ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsA long-term project in Montclair to make more of the township’s streets safer for pedestrians and bicyclists, as well as motorists, could be taking a few more steps forward this spring. Montclair is...
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Montclair police, clergy setting up chaplain program

by ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe Montclair Police Department will be adding some chaplains to its ranks. The department is bringing back a chaplain program as part of its community outreach efforts, as well as to assist during...