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Students allegedly attacked, injured in after-school bullying incident

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe mother of a Montclair High School student is urging the school district to take action following the alleged attack of her daughter and friends by other students on Friday, May 31.In...

Montclair Police Blotter, June 6

BURGLARY/THEFT Thursday, May 30—Theft of a computer tablet from an unlocked construction vehicle parked on Pine Street. Thursday, May 30—Theft of a pocketbook which had been left hanging on the back of a chair while the...

Montclair High School students receive anti-crash course

Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD), NJ Teen Safe Driving Coalition along with the Montclair Police Department, Fire Department and Montclair Ambulance Unit put together a crash demonstration on Wednesday May 15 at Montclair High...

In brief: Bridge work shuts down westbound Bloomfield

 Beginning next week, Bloomfield Avenue westbound will be closed and detoured weekdays for utility work at the Bloomfield Avenue Bridge, New Jersey Department of Transportation, officials said.Beginning at 8:30 a.m. Monday, June 3, until...

Montclair Police Blotter, May 30

BURGLARY/THEFT Tuesday, May 21—Theft of a demo bicycle from the front driveway of Pedal Montclair, 15 Midland Ave. Thursday, May 23—Theft of an unattended purse from inside the establishment of Kung Fu Tea, 375 Bloomfield...
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Train strikes, injures teen in Upper Montclair

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsA 15-year-old boy was struck and injured by a train just after midnight Wednesday, May 29, in Upper Montclair.NJ Transit spokesperson Lisa Torbic said the incident happened at 12:30 a.m. at the...

Montclair police issue 175 tickets to drivers for passing school buses

Montclair police issued 175 tickets to drivers illegally passing school buses, when buses have their sign out, over the past six months.

Montclair Police Blotter, May 23

BURGLARY/THEFT Tuesday, May 14—Theft of a delivered package containing a pair of sneakers from the front foyer area of an apartment building on Trinity Place. Wednesday, May 15—Theft of a 2010 Ford Edge from the...

Chalk on tires case resonates in Montclair

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals in Ohio ruled that chalking tires is a violation of the Fourth Amendment, which prohibits searches of property without a warrant. The court ruling applies to...

Two more Montclair clergy identified in abuse report

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThree months after the Archdiocese of Newark released a report identifying six clergy with Montclair ties who had been accused of sexual abuse, a New Jersey law firm has identified two more,...